- Support to the families of those killed in action by promptly responding to problems of bereavement and hardship.
- Support those wounded or injured on operations, particularly those who have had to leave the Army; to assist in finding them new employment and to help them become active family and community members.
- Support the families of those seriously wounded or injured in prolonged recovery situations.
The Trustees will have wide discretion to use the fund to enhance the welfare of Scots Guardsmen on operations and that of their families at home and to relieve hardship or distress, either generally or individually, of serving or former members of the Regiment and to provide grants to any other charity or charitable organisation associated with the Regiment. Furthermore, they will be able to use capital as well as income if they deem it appropriate.