Annual report 2019

Our annual report for 2019 is now available here.

The main highlights of 2019 were as follows:

  • Neil Cameron continued as Chair, with Duncan Archer, Andrew Evans, Pauline Olivant, and Roger Scrutton as Trustees, with Malcolm Duncan stepping down as a Trustee during the year.
  • For the third successive year we ran a campaign raising funds for the GB squad at the World Orienteering Championships, raising £2020 which was topped up by a further £948 from the Orienteering Foundation.
  • Grants totalling £3420 were awarded for:
    • Masterplan Adventure development work in Fife
    • JROS junior coach development at the Lagganlia summer training camp 
    • Lagan Valley to enhance the Junior Home Internationals in Northern Ireland
    • Steve Rush for hosting photography from major events
    • Lawrence Jones for the Open Source Orienteering Timing System prototype
    • Neil Bricknell for app store licensing costs for the Event-O app
    • Charlotte Ward and Cecilie Andersen for the World Cup Final in China
    • UK Elite O League provision of GPS tracking for elites at BOC and JK
  • We made significant strides forward in the governance of the Foundation, including
    • Adoption and review of the Charity Commission’s Code of Governance for Smaller Charities
    • Transfer of our online donation system from BT mydonate to the Charities Aid Foundation
    • Creation of an Information Pack for potential Ambassadors, and seeking to find Ambassadors in each Association (particularly those where we don't have a Trustee), and that an induction plan for new Trustees
    • Trustee performance review
  • Other activities included:
    • Purchase of a new feather banner which has been on display at major events
    • Production of flyers advertising our work which were distributed at JK 2019
    • Continued promotion of the 1%er Legacy programme
    • Commissioning another successful Lakes coaching day organised by Derek Allison
    • Significant increase in following on our facebook and twitter accounts, and email newsletter

Read about this and more in our 2019 annual report here.

02nd Feb 20