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Data for financial year ending 31 December 2018

The Macular Disease Society

  • Income

    £5.2M

  • Spending

    £4.8M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1001198 Company no. 2177039

Contact details

Public address

  • Crown Chambers, South Street, Andover, Hampshire, SP10 2BN

Aims & activities

The Macular Society is the specialist charity providing support and information for those with central vision loss due to macular disease. The Society has 16,000 members and represents the interests of over half a million people with the condition. The Society funds research, provides practical and emotional support and campaigns for improvements. Help line: 0300 3030 111 www.macularsociety.org

What the charity does

  • The advancement of health or saving of lives
  • Disability

Who the charity helps

  • Elderly/old people
  • People with disabilities

How the charity works

  • Provides services
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Sponsors or undertakes research

Income and Endowments:

£5.2M

* £-64.0K investment gains(losses)

Expenditure:

£4.8M

Assets and liabilities

  • £36.0K Own use assets
  • £931.0K Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £3.6M Other assets
  • £1.2M Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable spending ratios

72%
20%
8%

Charitable objects

1. RELIEF OF PERSONS SUFFERING FROM MACULAR DISEASE AND PROMOTION OF RESEARCH ON THE EYE AND BRAIN, WITH PARTICULAR EMPHASIS ON PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF BLINDNESS AND VISUALLY DISABLING CONDITIONS AND TO DISSEMINATE RESULTS OF RESEARCH. 2.ADVANCEMENT OF THE EDUCATION OF THE PUBLIC CONCERNING MACULAR DISEASE, ITS CAUSES AND TREATMENT. 3.TO RAISE FUNDS TO ENABLE THE ABOVE TWO AIMS TO BE IMPLEMENTED.

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES INCORPORATED 13 OCT 1987 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 13 FEB 1988 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 09 JUN 1990 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 27 JAN 1996 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 24 NOV 2010 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 16 SEP 2017

Organisation type

Standard registration

Other names

Macular Society

Policies

Risk management
Investment
Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Conflicts of interest
Volunteer management
Complaints handling
Paying staff
  • 14 Trustees
  • 57 Employees
  • 1,504 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Timothy Ffytche None on record
John Dunston (Chair) None on record
Margaret Packham None on record
Paul Ryb None on record
Alison Guthrie None on record
Stephen Stacey The Ehlers-Danlos Support Uk Up-to-date
Richard Piller None on record
Cecilia Bufton Plant Heritage Up-to-date
Anna Fletcher None on record
Frances Luff None on record
Wiilliam John Best None on record
Sheena George None on record
Sobha Sivaprasad None on record
Robin Hamilton None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Northern Ireland
  • Scotland