Clients

sportscotland

sportscotland

As part of sportscotland’s Sport Governing Body 2021/2022 Learning & Development Programme, we delivered three workshops:

  • Supporting clubs with Community Asset Transfers
  • Supporting clubs with legal structures, incorporation and charitable status
  • Supporting clubs with funding and fundraising

In total, over 24 different sports were represented via their Sport Governing Bodies across the workshops.

Scottish Athletics

Scottish Athletics

Since March 2019, we have been delighted to be working with Scottish Athletics to provide support to their member clubs around reviewing legal structures and incorporation in the following areas:

  • Preparing constitution
  • Draft special resolution for AGM/EGM notice
  • Submit SCIO application, constitution and charity trustee declaration forms to OSCR
  • Process of transferring assets, undertakings and liabilities, where required
  • Support to dissolve the unincorporated club
AM Soccer Club

AM Soccer Club

We are an ongoing support agency to AM Soccer Club, a Fife based charitable football club.

To date, we’ve helped the club benefit through:

  • Registration and claiming Gift Aid with HMRC
  • Applying for grant funding to support and develop their activities
  • The implementation of new membership and payment management systems

Since Club Development Scotland been working with AM Soccer, the club’s turnover has increased 32%.

St Mirren Independent Supporters Association

St Mirren Independent Supporters Association

We supported St Mirren Independent Supporters Association (SMISA) with their takeover of St Mirren FC by undertaking a report into St Mirren’s financial position.

Speaking about Club Development Scotland’s support, David Nicol, SMISA Board member said:

“The deal for ourselves and Gordon Scott to buy St Mirren was a year in the making, and the team at Club Development Scotland/Supporters Direct were with us from the start.

Kennoway Star Hearts FC

Kennoway Star Hearts FC

In 2020, we helped Kennoway Star Hearts register with HMRC for the purposes of claiming gift aid.

Speaking on our support, Calum Doctor, club chairman said:

“From the first contact between us as a Club and Club Development Scotland to the end, the advice, information, and service was superb. We can’t speak highly enough of Andrew and his team and would have no concerns in recommending Club Development Scotland to other clubs and associations. If required, we will certainly be going back.”

Deveronvale Football Club

Deveronvale Football Club

In 2020, we supported Deveronvale in their incorporation as a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation and with registration with HMRC for Gift Aid recognition.

Kinross Colts

Kinross Colts

In 2019, we supported Kinross Colts in their incorporation as a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation and with registration with HMRC for Gift Aid recognition.

Edinburgh South

Edinburgh South

In 2018, we supported Edinburgh South in their incorporation as a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation and with registration with HMRC for Gift Aid recognition.

Inverkeithing Hillfield Swifts

Inverkeithing Hillfield Swifts

In 2020, we supported Inverkeithing Hillfield Swifts in their incorporation as a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation and with registration with HMRC for Gift Aid recognition.

Dundee West

Dundee West

In 2021, we supported Dundee West in their incorporation as a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation and with registration with HMRC for Gift Aid recognition.

Rossvale Community Football Club

Rossvale Community Football Club

In 2021, we supported Rossvale in their incorporation as a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation and with registration with HMRC for Gift Aid recognition.

Lismore Rugby Club

Lismore Rugby Club

We support Lismore on an ongoing basis with funding. We have also built a new website for their community outreach programme ‘Edinburgh Harlequins’.

Thistle Youth

Thistle Youth

In 2021, we supported Rossvale in their incorporation as a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation and with registration with HMRC for Gift Aid recognition.

Glasgow Saints

Glasgow Saints

We worked with Glasgow Saints to help them register as a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation and with HMRC for Gift Aid. We have also worked with the board of Trustees to offer advice on a range of issues such as compliance, governance and reporting/accounting.

Callander Cricket Club and Callander Thistle

Callander Cricket Club and Callander Thistle

We are supporting Callander Cricket Club and Callander Thistle with the formation of a new charitable organisation capable of undertaking a Community Asset Transfer within their local community.

Dunbar United

Dunbar United

In 2020, we support the club’s transition from an unincorporated association to a Community Interest Company, giving Committee members protection through limited liability and a legal structure reflective of the club’s role within the local area.