About Us


New York City, 1956


Lord Malcolm Douglas Hamilton


Charitable 501(C)(3) Corporation

Registration No

NY State 42623

Federal ID No



The mission of The American-Scottish Foundation®, an international not-for-profit organization, is to establish links and strengthen ties between Scotland and the United States, through the pursuit of contemporary social, cultural, educational, and business activities.

The mission remains as relevant today as when ASF was founded in 1956 by Lord Malcolm Douglas-Hamilton – to champion the extraordinary relationship between the peoples of Scotland and the United States – a bridge between the two great countries – seeking to strengthen & support the future of the Scottish American diaspora, and its legacy.


Registered Office:
The American-Scottish Foundation, Inc.
Scotland House®
575 Madison Avenue, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10022-2511

Administration Office:
10 East 39th Street, Ste 1110
New York NY 10016
Tel (212) 605-0338 – Fax (212) 605-0222
Email: AmericanScottishFoundation@gmail.com

(call before visiting to ensure we are there)

Web: www.americanscottishfoundation.org


His Grace The Duke of Hamilton and Brandon

Honorary Patrons

Donald MacLaren of MacLaren and Achleskine
Major Sir Malcolm MacGregor of MacGregor
Andrew Morrison, Viscount Dunrossil
Wright Post Palmer

Board of Directors

Chairman Kenneth C. Donnelly
President Camilla G. Hellman, MBE
Vice Chairman Elizabeth DeForest Scott
Treasurer Robert W. Thompson


Alan L Bain, Chairman Emeritus
Heather L Bain, Chairman Emerita
John Kinnear
Heather M. Quist
The Lord Sempill

Chelsea Chateauvert – Recording Secretary

The ASF Crest, Semper Scotia, Wallace Award, Scotland House are the registered trademarks of the American-Scottish Foundation, Inc.