Sportsmans Charity, Edinburgh, Scotland

Beneficiaries A-Z

Since its formation in 1983 The Sportsman's Charity has donated over £3m to over 570 charities. Below is a list of the charities we have helped in the last few years:

Action for Kids

Alzheimer Scotland

All Saint’s Church, Odiham

Argyll & Bute RFC

Barnardo's Scotland

Beyond Boundaries

Braveheart Fund

Capability Scotland

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland

Citadel Youth Centre, Edinburgh

Clovenstone Community Centre

Columcille Centre

Combat Stress

Commonwealth Games Youth Trust

Countryside Alliance

Crew 2000 (Scotland)

Crieff & Strathearn RFC

Crohn's & Colitis UK

Disabled Curlers Scotland

Drum Riding for the Disabled

East Lothian Special Needs Playscheme

Edinburgh BATS

Edinburgh School Uniform Bank

Fresh Start Edinburgh

Give Them a Sporting Chance, Elgin

Harmeny Trust

Hearts and Balls

Hearts & Minds

Helensburgh RFC

Help for Heroes

Keepers of the Green

Leuchie House


Lisa's Challenge for Maggies

Marie Curie Cancer Care

Murrayfield Centenary Field

Myeloma UK

My Name'5 Doddie

North Edinburgh Dementia Care

Oasis at Wallacewell, Glasgow

Ocean Youth Trust


Prostate Scotland

Radio Forth's Cash for Kids

Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Scottish Association for Mental Health

Scottish Disability Sport

Scottish Disability Golf and Curling

Scottish Golf Union

Scottish Golf Trust

Scottish Seabird Trust

SCRAN Academy

St Columba's School, Oban


Teenage Cancer Trust

The Finola Trust, Edinburgh

The Spartans Community Football Academy, Edinburgh

The University of Edinburgh Development Trust-Euan MacDonald Centre

Trust  Rugby International


Up2U Peer Education Group, Peebles

What? Why? Children in Hospital

Wings for Warriors

Wollaton Cricket Club

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Latest News

Sportsman's at Home - Euros 2021

We are delighted that long time friend of the Charity Dougie Donnelly has agreed to Chair our Euro 2021 virtual event on Friday 23rd April where he will take charge of our panel Shelley Kerr MBE, John Collins and Dave McPherson.  Promises to be an excellent evening, hope you can make it.



Sportsman's at Home - Six Nations Warm-up

We were delighted to hold our first virtual event on the eve of the Calcutta Cup (5th Feb) and are very grateful to our panel of Jim Hamilton, Alex King, Nathan Hines and Chris Paterson who were expertly herded by our Chairman Al Kellock. 

If you were one of the large number who attended, thank you.  If you weren't, stay in touch and we will let you know what our next event is going to be shortly.

Our Second Charity Ambassador

The Directors of The Sportsman's Charity are very pleased to be able to announce that one of the UK's favourite comedians, Simon Evans has agreed to become our second ambassador. 

Appointment of our First Charity Ambassador

We are delighted to announce that Chris Paterson MBE has been appointed as The Sportsman's Charity's first ambassador.  


Event photos

Photo galleries available for recent events :-

The Sportsman's Charity Dinner 2020

The Sportsman's Charity Dinner 2019

Halloween SCREAM Ball 2018


2020 Charity Dinner

A very successful Sportsman’s Charity Dinner 2020 was held at Prestonfield on Friday 7th February 2020 on the eve of the Scotland v England Calcutta Cup match, the main sponsors being Carbon Financial Partners and Prestonfield House.

The dinner raised over £50,000. This allowed us to support both our featured charities, The Eve Appeal and Tom Smith Testamonial Fund along with many other charities.

For photos and more details of this event please look at the report in the Events section.