Annual report 2020

Our annual report for 2020 is now available here.

The main highlights of 2020 were as follows:

  • Neil Cameron continued as Chair, with Duncan Archer, Andrew Evans, Pauline Olivant, and Roger Scrutton continuing as Trustees. Martin Ward joined as a new Trustee in March (here) and Georgia Jones joined in December (here).
  • Wilbert Hollinger and Lyn West were welcomed as Ambassadors (here)
  • Grants were awarded for the following projects:
    • The Run In podcast (here)
    • Commission of a Permanent Orienteering Course video (here)
    • Event O App store hosting (here)
    • Lochaber schools development project ahead of the Scottish 6 Days in 2021 (here)
    • ESOC MapRun series disabled participants (here)
    • JROS coach development at Lagganlia (here)
    • LOC coach development project (here)
    • CLOK partner project to contract the services a Club Development Officer (here)
  • We saw a continued growth in donations, including a generous donation from Wye Valley Orienteers that wound up (here)
  • During the year, the Trustees took a number of actions to continue to improve the governance:
    • Contingency plans for absence of a Trustee or the Administrator
    • Completed our review of the Charity Commission’s Code of Governance (here)
    • Trustees and Board performance review
    • Induction plan for new Trustees
  • Other activities included:
    • Attendance and presentation at the Development Conference in January
    • Bookmark printed and distributed in Compass Sport magazine
    • Advert in the JROS calendar
    • Preparation to a display at BOC, although this was subsequently cancelled
    • Investigation into supporting further projects with external funding
    • Cancellation of our insurance policy as British Orienteering are able to include our requirements in their policy, at no cost to us
    • Review of Charity Giving websites to improve the effectiveness of fund raising campaigns

Read about all this and more in our 2020 annual report here.

31st Jan 21