Charity Details

Scottish Ahlul Bayt Society, SC042568
Registered charity from 06 September 2011
Charity Details
This shows the latest contact address that OSCR has been given for the charity.Address: United Nations House Scotland
44 Frederick Street
This is the latest postcode that the charity has supplied.Postcode: EH2 1EX
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2. The association's objects are to advance the religion of Islam in accordance with the doctrines of the Shia Ithna-asheri Jafari faith, promote religious and racial harmony, equality and diversity across Scotland, for the benefit of the public, in accordance with the teachings of the Prophet Muhammad and his Household. In furtherance thereof but not otherwise the association shall seek; (a) To organise a committed project to establish links and build bridges between the Scottish Shia Muslim Community and society at large, to enlighten others about the teachings of Islam. (b) To engage with institutions, systems, charities, organisations, communities and other bodies from across the domains of healthcare, academia, politics, religion and interfaith, the public sector and civil society on a humanitarian basis, so as to advance the positive contribution of the Shia Muslim community as regards improving the general wellbeing of members of the public both mentally and physically, encouraging civic responsibility, promoting cultural exchange and understanding, promoting social action, promoting interreligious harmony, and working towards cohesion, integration, and reconciliation. (c) To provide a place of gathering for lectures, seminars and public meetings for the following purposes: faith-based, cultural and educational dialogue, the propagation of knowledge, to promote civic harmony, to promote healthcare work, to promote interfaith dialogue, and to promote equality and diversity. Emphasis is to be placed on these being delivered in the English language, so as to keep the programs accessible to the general public, academics, the Scottish Muslim community and the youth of the established Muslim community. (d) To provide support, practical assistance, counselling and education for the Scottish community of people who have converted to the religion of Islam, and the community of 'raised' Muslim men, women, youth and children. (e) To provide support and practical assistance relief for the immigrant, refugee and converted individuals and families, either living in or coming to live in the major cities of Scotland and to aid their integration Into society. Also, we aim to provide relief and inclusion, through social projects, to those in need by reason of age, ill-health, disability, hardship or other disadvantage.
Details of the charity's operations
Current status of the charity.Charity Status: Active
When the charity last submitted a change in information.Last Updated: 03 Jan 2019
Whether the charity is a Trust, Company, Unincorporated Association, SCIO, Educational Endowment, Industrial & Provident Society or Statutory Corporation, the date it became that form, and any previous forms it may have had.Constitutional Form: Unincorporated association
This best describes how local or widespread the work of the charity is.Geographical Spread: Wider, but within one local authority area
This local authority area in which the charity is currently operating.Main Operating Location: City of Edinburgh
The Charity and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act sets out 15 charitable purposes and one analogous purpose.Purposes: The advancement of religion,The promotion of religious or racial harmony
This lists which beneficiary groups the charity has identified as being the main focus of activities: children / young people, older people, people with disabilities or health problems, people of a particular ethnic or racial origin, other defined groups, no specific group or for the benefit of the community, other charities / voluntary bodies.Beneficiaries: Children / young people,Older people,People with disabilities or health problems,People of a particular ethnic or racial origin
This sets out the types of activity undertaken by the charity from the following: it makes grants, donations, loans, gifts or pensions to individuals, it makes grants, donations or gifts to organisations, it carries out activities or services itself, it does none of these.Types of activty undertaken: It carries out activities or services itself

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Annual Return Submission History
Mailing CycleFinancial YearAnnual Return
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201431 Mar 2014£15,859£6,31431 Mar 201418 Dec 201419 Dec 2014No  
201531 Mar 2015£6,982£10,22631 Mar 201522 Dec 201508 Jan 2016No
201631 Mar 2016£41,313£31,32631 Mar 201627 Dec 201628 Dec 2016No
201731 Mar 2017£8,849£12,63831 Mar 201729 Dec 201729 Dec 2017No
201831 Mar 2018£11,650£12,36503 Apr 201829 Dec 201803 Jan 2019No Not published by OSCR

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