Charity Partnership Proposals

Applications to be considered for our Charity of the Year 2019/2020 will open on 3 January 2019 and the deadline is 28 February 2019 at 5pm.   If you are interested in applying please see useful information below:

Useful information:

  • Scotmid Co-operative consists of over 180 Scotmid food stores, 100 Semichem stores, 9 Lakes & Dales co-operative stores and 15 funeral outlets
  • Our stores span across Scotland, Northern England and Northern Ireland
  • Partner charities engage with our staff by attending the Regional Business Manager’s store manager meetings (this is a meeting of all store managers in each region – we have around 300 store managers), our annual retail conferences and a partnership booklet is also produced to give to each store for reference to aid with fundraising.
  • We have internal newsletters and intranet as well as corporate and retail websites and social media pages
  • The fundraising target can change from year to year


As part of the application it would be beneficial to tell us why you are a good fit for Scotmid, including:


  • Account management arrangements including Team Biographies
  • Evidence of charity operations in our trading area
  • An undertaking on how money will be spent  (across all our trading areas)
  • How you will achieve practical engagement with staff (and supporting costings if applicable)
  • Proposals for practical and achievable merchandising sales (and supporting costings / timescales if applicable)
  • How would you combat Charity fatigue among staff, members and customers

If you have any further questions please contact us via email at: