About Us

The Kano Foundation is a charity run by volunteers passionate about keeping football free for kids. 

We believe that all children regardless of background and circumstance should have access to sport and professional sporting events. That’s why, thanks your generosity, we support community projects, local sports groups and provide full match day experiences for children and young people. 

We are a registered Scottish Charity (SC042477) and report to the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR). You can find out more here. 

The Kano Foundation (SC403886) is a Private Limited Company by guarantee without share capital use of ‘Limited’ exemption.

Our financial accounts are audited and submitted each year to OSCR and Companies House.


Board of trustees

Mark Kingsman

Brian Ainslie  

Joe Mackin

Gillian McCaul

Claire Murray

Roddy Byers

Anthony McVeigh

Ann Duffy

Gary Adam

Aidan O’Donnell

The Kano Foundation – North America

Supporters can help keep football free for kids by donating to The Kano Foundation North America. This is an independent charitable corporation with 501(c)(3) status and allows supporters to make a tax efficient gift to help bring even more kids to the game.

Board of Directors – The Kano Foundation North America

Gary Adam

Aidan O’Donnell 

Jim Smith

Chris Reilly


The Kano Foundation North America is supported in all its work by passionate volunteers who make it all possible below is just some of our ambassadors that help keep football free for kids.

Ambassadors – The Kano Foundation North America

Catherine Morrison, Toronto #1 CSC

 Michael Flood, The Bronx Bhoys


The Kano Foundation |
Keeping Football Free for Kids | Registered Scottish 
Charity No. SC042477