Our Mission

The Scottish Cultural Outreach Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit charitable organization passionately committed to the preservation and promotion of Scottish heritage and culture. Through dynamic performing arts initiatives and a diverse range of educational programs, we work directly with teachers, students, and arts presenters to create meaningful connections with the Scottish diaspora community.

The youth is our future...

Scottish cultural education

Our Vision

The Scottish Cultural Outreach Foundation is a North Carolina-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose twofold vision is that (1) all children have the opportunity to engage in learning about Scotland's heritage and migration impact through quality educational and cultural programming, and (2) that the arts community has the opportunity to recognize and engage in the traditional Scottish cultural arts.


Charity For Education

We work directly with educational institutions using national and international curriculum requirements to include Scottish culture as a part of student content.

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Support for Scottish Organizations

We provide support for Clans and Scottish organizations who want to nurture the Scottish heritage and family connection with their children and grandchildren. 

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Performing Arts

We support performing arts programs that inspire the youth to get involved in the Scottish cultural arts. 

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Highland Echoes Together

You Can Be A Part Of Our Work

We are committed to providing quality and inspirational Scottish cultural programming to educate and engage children and families.

Are you interested in helping out? We invite you to join our team to help at our events or on our behind-the-scenes committees. 

We are always looking for:

  • Highland Dancers
  • Teachers
  • Financial Experts
  • Theatrical Consultants
  • Costume Designs
  • Seamstresses
  • Virtual Assistants
  • Communications specialists
  • Photographers
  • Videographers
  • Fundraising Help
  • Merchandise Support
    and more!....

Our Current Supporters

Supporters refer to organizations that have provided financial backing for our programs and/or have conducted thorough evaluations of our work, subsequently offering their formal endorsement for the programs.

Because Of Our Partners We Are Providing More Scottish Heritage Outreach To More People

Jennifer Licko

Jennifer Licko

Founding Director of the Scottish Cultural Outreach Foundation has a lifetime of experience as a Highland Dancer, Scots Gaelic Singer, and teacher. Her passion for the Scottish cultural arts and education drives her to serve as the president of The Scottish Cultural Outreach Foundation, a board member of Clan Guthrie, the events committee for the Saint Andrew's Society of Sao Paulo, and the producer of the Highland Echoes show and the Website developer for many Highland Games, including Grandfather Mt. Highland Games. 

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