We are pleased to be supporting a project to help stimulate much needed development of orienteering in Fife, Scotland.
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Back in October we approved a grant to help get the new Orienteering Runners of Exeter (OROX) university club off the ground. After their first term we catch up with club secretary Dan Jones to hear how things are going.
Why not give while you shop this Christmas? The Orienteering Foundation is registered with several schemes including Amazon Smile, Easy FundRaising, Give as you Live, The Giving Machine, and Go Raise. By registering with one or more of them, choosing the Orienteering Foundation as your chosen cause, and then reaching online retailers via their portals, online retailers will make a donation to us at no extra cost to you. See here for more details.
We are very grateful for a significant donation from several of the clubs involved in staging the JK 2018 in the West Midlands.
It is great to see a new orienteering club at Exeter University springing into life, and we are proud to be supporting their development.
We are excited to be funding this project led by Tayside Orienteers to support orienteering development work with schools and local communities in the Strathearn area in the lead in to the Scottish 6 Days 2019.
We were very pleased to support a second Orienteering Foundation coaching day in the Lake District in November 2018, kindly organised by Derek Allison.
The future of our sport is in jeopardy. With shrinking junior numbers, diminishing pools of experienced volunteers, increases in costs of running events and problems with access to some of our best technical areas, orienteering is under increasing pressure. The Orienteering Foundation is here to help ensure that our favourite sport continues to be a great source of adventure, challenge and community spirit. This month we launch the 1%er Legacy Programme, which asks "Would you be willing to gift just 1% of your estate to the future of orienteering?" Read more here.