The Charity is the official charity of the Police Service of Scotland and aims to deliver high quality Benevolent & Welfare services to improve the quality of life of its membership who are in conditions of need.
The Purposes are;
the prevention or relief of poverty and the relief of those in need by reason of age, ill-health, disability, financial hardship or other disadvantage by providing assistance in conditions of need to:
- members and former members of the Scottish Police Benevolent Fund (or any former Police Benevolent Fund within Scotland) and their dependants
- persons or organisations having or having had some direct connection with the Police Service of Scotland (or any former Police Force within Scotland) and their dependants
And by supporting the Police Treatment Centre [Scotland] and other charities for the benefit of persons or organisations having or having had some direct connection with the Police Service of Scotland (or any former Police Force within Scotland) and their dependants and the public at large.
The Fund is governed by a Board of Trustees, drawn from the three Command Areas of the Police Service of Scotland.
Nigel Bathgate – Chair
Fiona Morris – Secretary
Bill Clark QPM
Mairi MacGregor- Treasurer
The SPBF is not a part of the Scottish Police Federation albeit some support and infrastructure is kindly provided by SPF.