Heritage Here is where we post links to sites
around the world that feature Scotland and/or Scottish culture in their community.
Should you know of an organization please feel free to email me to let me
know and we'll look at adding them to this page.
The American Scottish Foundation, Inc. The purpose of the foundation is to build bonds of interest and
cooperation, both social and commercial, between the people of
Scotland and the people of the United States. The Foundation
operates as a clearing house and information center on genealogy,
publications, trade contacts, music and Scottish activities. The
Foundation awards a Wallace Award to recognized leading
Americans of Scottish birth. Contact: Alan Bain, New York, New York.
The Association of
Scottish Games & Festivals The Association provides its members with ideas, resources and
information to assist them in the production of Scottish Highland
Games and similar events. The Association also provides a forum for
representatives of related Scottish cultural societies.
Foundation USA The purpose of the Foundation is to preserve and strengthen the
traditional bonds between Scotland, Canada and the United States.
Its specific purpose is to preserve and promote the music, arts and
culture of Scotland and to educate the public in this regard.
The Council of
Scottish Clans and Associations (COSCA) The Council was founded in 1974 to preserve and promote the
customs, traditions and heritage of the Scottish people. The Council
provides assistance to and support of Scottish oriented
organizations. The Council assists in the formation of new clan and
family associations and provides a clearing house for information on
Scottish American organizations.
Scottish Heritage USA Founded in 1965 to recognize and enhance the original bonds of
ancestral and national character among peoples of Scotland and North
America. The organization supports the National Trust for Scotland
and other like-minded Scottish conservation and preservation
Scottish Tartans Authority USA We are a registered Scottish Charity with the major objective of
promoting a deeper knowledge of Scottish Tartans, their origins,
manufacture, use, history and development and we study, record
and stimulate research on the subject.
New York Caledonian Club
York Caledonian Club, established in 1856, promotes the musical,
literary and social heritage of Scottish culture and is open to
anyone with an interest in Scotland.
The Alaskan Scottish Club The Alaskan Scottish Club is a
non-profit organization established to promote learning about
Scottish culture and heritage. This is achieved through events,
workshops, and social gatherings throughout the calendar year.
Daughters of Scotia Love of Auld Scotia - its
history, traditions and ideals, its romance, music and enchanting
beauty, inspired a small group to band together and organize the
order. From many preliminary meetings, finally
the first regularly constituted lodge, Victoria #1, was instituted
on July 2, 1895.
Australian Heritage Council The council was founded in 1981 with the purpose of promoting and
supporting the heritage of Scottish Australians. Every year, the
Council organises a number of high profile events designed to
celebrate Scottish culture within Australia.
Scottish Studies Foundation The Scottish Studies Foundation is a Canadian charitable
organization established to encourage research, both inside and
outside universities, in Scottish culture -- history, literature,
religion, art, law, and in Scottish migrations to North America; and
to publish historical studies and documents relating to Scottish
culture and migrations.
Scottish Societies in Canada
We are the link between
various Clans and Scottish Societies. We encourage the celebration
of our Scottish Cultural Heritage and the promotion of this Scottish
Culture in all its aspects. We seek to be the assembly of all groups
who are pursuing Scottish interests.
encourages research into our heritage, both cultural and linguistic.
We embrace history, music, dance, poetry, song, legend, sports,
military tradition, costume, custom, culinary art, tale telling and
the family structure that has come down to us from Scotland — both
Highland and Lowland. Recreationally, we support family outings
centred around Scottish traditions and the Clan structure.
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