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Recently registered charity

The Amos Bursary

This charity has been recently registered - it does not need to update its information until 10 months after its first financial period ends.

Charity no. 1185117

Contact details

Public address

  • 113 Parchmore Road, Thornton Heath, Surrey, CR7 8LZ

Aims & activities

None

What the charity does

  • Education/training

Who the charity helps

  • Children/young people
  • People of a particular ethnic or racial origin

How the charity works

  • Makes grants to individuals
  • Makes grants to organisations

Charitable objects

THE OBJECTS OF THE CIO ARE THE PROMOTION OF EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY AND THE ADVANCEMENT OF EDUCATION (INCLUDING SOCIAL AND CAREER DEVELOPMENT TRAINING) FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT OF YOUNG PEOPLE OF AFRICAN AND CARIBBEAN HERITAGE, IN SUCH WAYS AS THE TRUSTEES SEE FIT, IN PARTICULAR, BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY, BY: (1) PROVIDING SUPPORT FOR THOSE FROM THE AGE OF 16 WHO ARE STATE EDUCATED AND WHO ARE ELIGIBLE FOR BRITISH HOME STUDENT STATUS IN THE UNITED KINGDOM, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO PROVIDING SUPPORT THROUGH EDUCATIONAL AND SOCIAL ACTIVITIES, AND PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL OPPORTUNITIES, DESIGNED TO EDUCATE SUCH YOUNG PEOPLE SO THAT THEY ARE ABLE TO OVERCOME THE DISADVANTAGE THEY GENERALLY FACE, WITH THE RESULTING EFFECT OF BUILDING THEIR CONFIDENCE AND RESILIENCE NECESSARY TO ENABLE THEM TO IMPROVE THEIR SELF-EFFICACY SO THAT THEY CAN FULFILL THEIR POTENTIAL AND ACHIEVE THEIR CAREER AND LIFE AMBITIONS, INCLUDING BY (BUT NOT LIMITED TO): (A) DEVELOPING SKILLS IN NETWORKING AND PROVIDING ACCESS TO MENTORING AND INTERNSHIP SCHEMES; (B) WORKING IN PARTNERSHIP WITH VOLUNTEERS AND SUPPORTERS TO DELIVER PROGRAMMES PROMOTING ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT THROUGH ACCESS TO, AND SUCCESSFUL PERFORMANCE AT, UNIVERSITY AND OTHER FORMS OF HIGHER EDUCATION, TO ENHANCE THE ABILITY TO THRIVE IN A COMPETITIVE WORLD; AND/OR (C) CREATING OPPORTUNITIES TO UNDERTAKE TRAVEL IN FURTHERANCE OF EDUCATION AS A MEANS OF PREPARING THIS MINORITY GROUP OF YOUNG PEOPLE FOR ENTRY TO ANY OCCUPATION, TRADE, OR PROFESSION ON LEAVING ANY EDUCATIONAL ESTABLISHMENT; AND/OR (2) DEVELOPING PARTNERSHIPS AND COLLABORATIONS WITH CHARITABLE FOUNDATIONS AND NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANISATIONS IN THE UNITED KINGDOM AND ELSEWHERE, WHOSE AIMS INCLUDE ADVANCING THE EDUCATION OF YOUNG PEOPLE OF AFRICAN AND CARIBBEAN HERITAGE IN ORDER TO TACKLE THE PARTICULAR DISADVANTAGE THAT THEY FACE; AND/OR (3) PROMOTING RESEARCH UNDERTAKEN FOR THE PURPOSES OF TACKLING THE PARTICULAR DISADVANTAGE FACED BY YOUNG PEOPLE OF AFRICAN AND CARIBBEAN HERITAGE AND THE DISSEMINATION OF THE USEFUL RESULTS OF ANY SUCH RESEARCH; AND/OR (4) PROVIDING OTHER CHARITABLE ACTIVITIES AND SERVICES FOR THE PURPOSES OF REDUCING THE STIGMATISATION OR DISCRIMINATION FACED BY YOUNG PEOPLE OF AFRICAN AND CARIBBEAN HERITAGE.

Governing document

CIO - FOUNDATION Registered 30 Aug 2019

Organisation type

Charitable Incorporated Organisation

  • 6 Trustees
  • Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Colleen Althea Amos None on record
Hlakanyane Sipo Michael Zwambila None on record
Pamela Patricia Gill Clarke None on record
Richard Butler None on record
Sarah Elizabeth Ebanja (Chair) None on record
Stephen Lloyd Brooks None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Throughout London