These are the charitable purposes recognised in section 7(2) of the Charities and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act 2005.
a) The prevention or relief of poverty.
b) The advancement of education.
c) The advancement of religion.
d) The advancement of health.
e) The saving of lives.
f) The advancement of citizenship or community development (including rural or urban regeneration).
g) The advancement of the arts, heritage, culture or science.
h) The advancement of public participation in sport.
i) 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.
j) The advancement of human rights, conflict resolution or reconciliation.
k) The promotion of religious or racial harmony.
l) The promotion of equality and diversity.
m) The advancement of environmental protection or improvement.
n) The relief of those in need by reason of age, ill-health, disability, financial hardship or other disadvantage.
o) The advancement of animal welfare.
p) Any other purpose that may reasonably be regarded as analogous to any of the preceding purposes.