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Data for financial year ending 31 March 2019

Sylva Foundation

  • Income

    £766.4K

  • Spending

    £397.9K

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1128516 Company no. 06589157

Contact details

Public address

  • Sylva Wood Centre, Little Wittenham Road, Long Wittenham, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 4QT

Aims & activities

The Sylva Foundation is working to bring trees and people closer together, following sustainable development principles. The charity works across Britain caring for forests to ensure they thrive for people and for nature, and supporting innovation in home-grown wood. We conduct our work through four main programmes, reflecting our charitable objects, namely: Science, Education, Forestry, and Wood.

What the charity does

  • General charitable purposes
  • Education/training
  • Environment/conservation/heritage

Who the charity helps

  • Children/young people
  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides services
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
  • Acts as an umbrella or resource body

Income and Endowments:

£766.4K

Expenditure:

£397.9K

Assets and liabilities

  • £1.3M Own use assets
  • £0.0K Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £557.5K Other assets
  • £32.2K Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable spending ratios

51%
1%
48%

Charitable objects

TO PROMOTE THE CONSERVATION OF THE ENVIRONMENT FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT CONSISTENT WITH SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT PRINCIPLES BY: I ADVANCING EDUCATION FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT IN THE THEORY AND PRACTICE OF SUSTAINABLE FOREST MANAGEMENT II THE PROMOTION AND CONDUCT OF RESEARCH FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT ABOUT EFFECTIVE SUSTAINABLE FOREST MANAGEMENT AND THE DISSEMINATION OF THE USEFUL RESULTS OF SUCH RESEARCH III SUPPORTING THE DEVELOPMENT AND APPLICATION OF SUSTAINABLE FOREST MANAGEMENT FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT IV ADVANCING EDUCATION AND BUSINESS ENTERPRISE IN THE DESIGN AND PRODUCTION OF HOME-GROWN WOOD PRODUCTS FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES INCORPORATED 09/05/2008 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 16/06/2008 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 11/03/2009 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION REGISTERED AT COMPANIES HOUSE ON 10/04/2013

Area of benefit

Undefined. In Practice, Local.

Organisation type

Standard registration

Policies

Risk management
Investment
Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Conflicts of interest
Volunteer management
Paying staff

Land And Property

This charity owns and/or leases land or property.

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Scotland
  • Throughout England And Wales