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Fundraise for Scottish Mountain Rescue

Our incredible supporters set their sights high, doing some amazing things to help us save lives.

Our supporters have:

  • Walked the watershed of Scotland from the Scottish Borders to the North Coast
  • Swam the length of Loch Ness
  • Organised a Ceilidh
  • Summited 100 mountains in 30 days
  • In celebration of a birthday or wedding, asked for donations to Scottish Mountain Rescue in lieu of gifts

We are extremely grateful for their support and hope that you will join them. There are lots of ways that you can fundraise for Scottish Mountain Rescue from setting yourself a sponsored challenge to holding an event.

Volunteers are the heart of Scottish Mountain Rescue. They couldn’t do what they do without the support from people like you.

Having always been a keen walker, I was introduced to the hills and mountains through fundraising ventures. I continued my hillwalking adventures and my first encounter with Scottish Mountain Rescue came when a very dear friend was unfortunate enough to slip whilst descending Ben Vorlich and broke her ankle.

Lynne D’Agostino

I witnessed the dedication and professionalism of these amazing volunteers. Never before had I been so in awe of a group of people. I decided then to fundraise by doing the Great Glen Challenge which I thought to be a highly appropriate event.

Lynne D’Agostino

How to get started

If you would like to fundraise for Scottish Mountain Rescue, please get in touch and let us know what you are planning. We can provide ideas and support and help you make your chosen fundraising a success.

If you would like a copy of our logo for example to use on your event posters and promotional materials, then please complete our logo request form here

You can also find more information about fundraising events for Scottish Mountain Rescue on our events page.

You can set up an online fundraising page for Scottish Mountain Rescue on Just Giving or Facebook

If you prefer to raise sponsorship offline, we have also produced a form that you may use if completing a sponsored event to raise money for Scottish Mountain Rescue which will allow us to claim gift aid on your sponsorship. The Sponsorship form is available here.

If you would like to fundraise for a specific team or teams please follow the information on team websites.

Important: Please note that we cannot distribute donations received via Just Giving to specific requested teams as it is administratively very challenging to split out donations via Just Giving. So if you have particular requests for which team or teams you would like your fundraising to go to, please contact us in advance to discuss. 

Please contact us at or call 07846 653000 for more information about fundraising.

If you are planning to undertake a fundraising challenge in mountain or remote terrain, please remember to consider the safety of your challenge. Please make sure that you have the necessary skills and equipment and have adequately prepared for you challenge.

If you are organising an outdoor event we recommend that you read the Scottish Outdoor Access Code guidance on outdoor events in Scotland.

We ask all fundraisers to make sure that they have considered the safety of their event and any potential risk to Scottish Mountain Rescue’s reputation. Events need to be risk-assessed to detect and mitigate any risks to all those involved. It is best practice to complete a risk assessment form to show that you have considered and managed any potential risks around your event. Guidance around how to complete a risk assessment can be found at the Health and Safety Executive.

Scottish Mountain Rescue cannot accept liability for any loss, damage or injury suffered by yourself or anyone else as a result of taking part in a fundraising event organised in aid of Scottish Mountain Rescue.

In addition certain types of fundraising such as public collections, lotteries and raffles are subject to additional legislation. If you have any questions about your fundraising challenge or events, or would like any support from us, please do not hesitate to get in touch.

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