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Hydro-Electric Community Trust, SC027243
Registered charity from 21 October 1997
Charity Details
The name the charity is known by.The Name the Charity is Known ByScottish Hydro-Electric Community Trust
This shows the latest contact address that OSCR has been given for the charity.AddressInveralmond House
200 Dunkeld road
This is the latest postcode that the charity has supplied.PostcodePH1 3AQ
Shown where the charity has supplied us with a link to its website.Websitehttp://www.shect.org/
Charities are shown as Standard charities, Registered Social Landlords, or Cross-Border charities. These last two will link through to other Regulators’ websites, where you may be able to view the charity’s accounts.Regulatory Type Standard
This personalised charity registration logo can be downloaded free of charge and used on the charity’s website, email signatures and publications.OSCR Registration Logo
These are taken directly from the charity's constitution. A charity's objects describe what the charity has been legally set up to achieve. They do not necessarily describe all of the activities the charity carries out in order to achieve these objects. Object:
The Trustees shall hold the capital of the Trust Fund and apply the income therefrom for the charitable purpose of the advancement of citizenship or community development in Scotland in terms of section 7(2)(f) of the Charities and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act 2005 (as may be amended or re-enacted from time to time), to provide or assist in the provision of facilities of general public utility in the interests of social welfare and rural regeneration with a view to improving the condition and life of the inhabitants of that area of Scotland in which SSE plc or its successors (through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, namely being Scottish Hydro Electric Power Distribution PLC and Scottish Hydro Electric Transmission Limited or their successors) are authorised by the Secretary of State in terms of the Electricity Act 1989 (as may be amended or re-enacted) to transmit and distribute electricity, all as shown coloured yellow on the map in Appendix 1 attached to this summary and signed as relative hereto (“the authorised area”) and, in particular: (i) to secure or assist in securing the establishment of new or enhanced electricity supplies in the authorised area by subsidising electricity connections, and those related to alternative or renewable energy sources, to non-profit-distributing community projects, which are commensurate with the scale of the community and its energy requirements; and (ii) to make awards in the authorised area towards funding for domestic electricity connections, and those related to alternative or renewable energy sources; where there would be a positive impact on the community if the project were to go ahead. Declaring that, unless and until given prior approval in writing by SSE plc or its successors to do otherwise, the Trustees shall apply the income of the Trust Fund more or less equally between projects falling within (i) and (ii) above, all in accordance with such guidelines as SSE plc or its successors may provide to the Trustees at any time and from time to time.”
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: 30 Nov 2023
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: Trust (founding document is a deed of trust) (other than educational endowment)
Constitutional Form Date: 21 Oct 1997
This best describes how local or widespread the work of the charity is.Geographical Spread: More than one local authority area in Scotland
This local authority area in which the charity is currently operating.Main Operating Location: Perth And Kinross
The Charity and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act sets out 15 charitable purposes and one analogous purpose.Purposes: "the advancement of citizenship or community development"
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: "No specific group, or for the benefit of the community"
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 activity undertaken: "It makes grants, donations, loans, gifts or pensions to individuals","It makes grants, donations or gifts to organisations"
Annual Information Submission History
The end of the financial year for which accounts and information has been requested. Year End The gross income for the period. Income Expenditure Annual Return Received The date the return was validated by OSCR. Accounts Received The accounts available to view have had personal data such as signatures and addresses redacted (blacked out) to comply with the requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998. The charity’s accounts are the responsibility of the charity trustees and any queries regarding the content of the accounts should be directed to the charity in the first instance. OSCR accepts no liability for the accuracy of the charity’s accounts nor any decision based upon them. Latest Accounts
31 Mar 2019 £132,526 £160,823 11 Nov 2019 Yes
31 Mar 2020 £140,361 £212,454 18 Nov 2020 Yes
31 Mar 2021 £104,490 £140,479 25 Nov 2021 Yes
31 Mar 2022 £136,843 £156,655 29 Nov 2022 Yes Visit Charity's Website
31 Mar 2023 No Annual Information due by 31 Dec 2023
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