Finance Score: 2
Governance Score: 0
Support Score: 10
  • Strong growth: +2
  • No PartB
(no info on trustees)
    • Grant maker support: +10
    Overall GiG Score: 12 ?


    Analysis by Giving is Great


    • The charity has received backing from multiple prominent grant makers recently
    • There has been strong growth in spending over the last 5 years
    • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years
    Financial Data
    Income & Spending ?
    Period ending 31/03/18 31/03/19 31/03/20 31/03/21 31/03/22 31/03/23
    Charitable activities £281,403 £301,548 £261,550 £580,030
    Donations & Legacies £3,369 £10,152 £3,133 £4,359
    Other Income £45,895
    Investment Income
    Total income £204,459 £287,851 £314,502 £277,298 £331,571 £630,284
    Charitable activities spending £268,699 £272,530 £261,791 £575,850
    Fundraising costs
    Other spending
    Total spending £179,955 £268,699 £272,530 £261,791 £340,510 £575,850
    Surplus/deficit £24,504 £19,152 £41,972 £15,507 -£8,939 £54,434
    Established: 12 years
    Scottish Charity Regulator
    UN SDGs
    Listed activities
    • It carries out activities or services itself
    GiG Classification
    • Practical support, advice & companionship
    • The advancement of citizenship or community development
    • The advancement of public participation in sport
    • The provision of recreational facilities, or the organisation of recreational activities, with the object of improving the conditions of life for the persons for whom the facilities or activities are primarily intended','the promotion of equality and diversity
    Where it operates
    • Operations cover all or most of Scotland, main operating location: Glasgow City
    Who it helps
    • Other defined groups

    Who's supporting them? ?

    Donations from Grant Makers ?

    We have details on the following significant donations. Multi-year donations are allocated to the years for which they are earmarked.

    Major supporters in last 5 years
    National Lottery Community Fund£210,650
    Esmee Fairbairn£104,755
    BBC Children in Need£30,500
    Scottish Government£25,680
    Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations£10,000
    LGBT Consortium£10,000
    Foundation Scotland£9,764
    Specific Donations
    Amount When
    To be used for
    National Lottery Community Fund - LGBTIQ+ Community & Grassroots Physical Activity & Sport project
    £80,200 23/05/2023
    This group will use the funding to improve the lives of LGBTIQ+ people by continuing to tackle the barriers that prevent them from accessing and participating in physical activity and sport. The ....more
    Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to LEAP Sports Scotland
    £9,523 20/02/2023
    Towards unrestricted core costs as a Cost of Living Uplift
    BBC Children in Need - Grant to LEAP Sports Scotland
    £500 20/10/2022
    ‘Cost of Living uplift: £500 to help projects meet their rising costs and respond to increased demand 31/10/2022’
    Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to LEAP Sports Scotland
    £95,232 19/01/2022
    Towards core costs Trans Sport Policy & Participation, a project to increase inclusion of trans* people in sport and physical activity in Scotland whilst tackling the multiple barriers which ....more
    Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations - LGBTIQ+ Digital Activist Programme
    £10,000 03/01/2022
    Detailed information not yet available.
    Scottish Government - Leadership, Equality and Active Participation (LEAP) in Sports Scotland (SCIO)
    £19,600 20/01/2021
    Detailed description not provided.
    BBC Children in Need - Grant to LEAP Sports Scotland
    £30,000 21/12/2020
    72 gender variant children aged 8-12 will participate in family work, sports, physical activities and group work across central Scotland. They will have improved mental health and wellbeing, physical ....more
    Foundation Scotland - Grant to LEAP Sports Scotland
    £4,764 28/10/2020
    To support intersectional sports group leaders across Scotland to develop the necessary skills to ensure their groups are able to keep running in the face of COVID-19.
    LGBT Consortium - Grant to LEAP Sports Scotland
    £10,000 29/09/2020
    Core costs grant towards a fundraising post within LEAP Sports Scotland, in response to covid and the impact it has had on LGBT communities.
    Scottish Government - LEAP Sports Scotland
    £6,080 17/04/2020
    Detailed description not provided.
    National Lottery Community Fund - Pride Youth Wellbeing Weekend 2020
    £10,000 26/02/2020
    This group will provide a weekend of well-being for 80 LGBTIQ+ young people to bring them together to connect with their peers and help improve confidence and personal skills.
    National Lottery Community Fund - LGBTI Community Sports Project
    £120,450 25/02/2020
    This group will use the funding to improve the lives of LGBTI people by tackling the barriers that prevent them from accessing and participating in physical activity and sport. The project will work ....more
    Foundation Scotland - Grant to LEAP Sports Scotland
    £5,000 09/12/2019
    to contribute towards delivering the Trans*Active project.
    National Lottery Heritage Fund - Grant to LEAP Sports Scotland
    £10,000 08/08/2018
    YOYP Rainbow Sport Youth Leadership Academy
    National Lottery Community Fund - LGBTI Community Sports Project
    £149,982 21/12/2016
    This group will use the grant to improve accessibility and participation in sport for people within the LGBTI community. The work will also include providing specific support programmes for the ....more
    Foundation Scotland - Grant to LEAP Sports Scotland
    £2,000 07/12/2016
    to contribute towards delivering a boxing training programme.
    National Lottery Community Fund - Diverse Identities in Sport
    £10,000 08/09/2015
    This group will use the funding to produce a short film featuring the stories of individuals with differing gender identities and their participation in sport.
    Comic Relief - Programmes for young LGBT people in Scotland aged 16-21 years, using sport to develop life skills to improve confidence and build resilience
    £50,000 18/03/2015
    Research by LEAP Scottish Sport in 2012 found many LGBT young people dropped out of sport during transition into adult lives. Bullying in PE, exclusion and negative attitudes towards gender mean they ....more
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    Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

    How is it governed?


    Sorry we have no information about the Trustees.

    Legal constitution
    • Charity registered in Scotland on 13/06/2012, number: SC043210
    Filing Record
    5 returns made; all on time
    Main office

    , G2 6HJ


    4 The organisation is established for charitable purposes only. The organisation exists to champion equality and inclusion for all within sports and outdoor activity across Scotland, and in particular, the objects are: 4.1 To advance community development through supporting the development of LGBTI sports organisations and their leaders across Scotland. and 4.2 To promote equality and diversity through challenging discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity within sport, and to work towards the visibility and inclusion of LGBTI people in mainstream sports. and 4.3 To promote equality and diversity through influencing national agencies, governing bodies and leaders within mainstream sports, and to support them to implement policies of equality and inclusion. and 4.4 To organise recreational activities which improve the quality of life for LGBTI people encouraging and enabling them to overcome the barriers which block their access to sport. and 4.5 To further the advancement of public participation in sport by using the legacy of sports events as an opportunity for LGBTI sports

    Data Sources

    Scottish Charity Regulator
    360 Giving
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