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Data for financial year ending 31 March 2018

Exeter Community Initiatives

  • Income

    £987.7K

  • Spending

    £894.1K

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1026229 Company no. 2844870

Contact details

Public address

  • 148-149 Fore Street, Exeter, Devon, EX4 3AN

Aims & activities

Exeter Community Initiatives is a registered charity which aims to improve the quality of life for people and communities in the Exeter area. We seek to increase people's self-esteem, confidence and skills, particularly among those who are disadvantaged, socially excluded, or experiencing conditions such as homelessness or poverty.

What the charity does

  • Education/training
  • The prevention or relief of poverty
  • Economic/community development/employment

Who the charity helps

  • Children/young people
  • Other defined groups

How the charity works

  • Provides human resources
  • Provides services
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Acts as an umbrella or resource body

Income and Endowments:

£987.7K

* £0.5K investment gains(losses)

Expenditure:

£894.1K

Assets and liabilities

  • £20.2K Own use assets
  • £26.2K Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £625.8K Other assets
  • £66.7K Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable spending ratios

91%
100%
9%

Charitable objects

THE CHARITY’S OBJECTS (‘OBJECTS’) ARE SPECIFICALLY RESTRICTED TO THE FOLLOWING: (1) TO PROMOTE SOCIAL INCLUSION FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT BY WORKING WITH PEOPLE IN EXETER, THE ADMINISTRATIVE COUNTY OF DEVON AND LOCAL AUTHORITY AREAS (AT BOTH UNITARY, COUNTY AND DISTRICT LEVEL) ADJACENT THERETO, TO PREVENT PEOPLE FROM BECOMING SOCIALLY EXCLUDED, RELIEVING THE NEEDS OF THOSE WHO ARE SOCIALLY EXCLUDED AND ASSISTING THEM TO INTEGRATE INTO SOCIETY. ‘FOR THE PURPOSE OF THIS CLAUSE SOCIALLY EXCLUDED MEANS BEING EXCLUDED FROM SOCIETY OR PARTS OF SOCIETY AS A RESULT OF ONE OR MORE OF THE FOLLOWING FACTORS: UNEMPLOYMENT; FINANCIAL HARDSHIP; YOUTH; OLD AGE; ILL-HEALTH (PHYSICAL OR MENTAL); SUBSTANCE ABUSE OR DEPENDENCY INCLUDING ALCOHOL AND DRUGS; DISCRIMINATION OF THE GROUNDS OF SEX, RACE, DISABILITY, ETHNIC ORIGIN, RELIGION, BELIEF, CREED, SEXUAL ORIENTATION OR GENDER RE-ASSIGNMENT; POOR EDUCATIONAL OR SKILLS ATTAINMENT; RELATIONSHIP AND FAMILY BREAKDOWN, POOR HOUSING (THAT IS HOUSING THAT DOES NOT MEET BASIC HABITABLE STANDARDS); CRIME (EITHER AS A VICTIM OR AS AN OFFENDER REHABILITATING INTO SOCIETY)’ (2) TO DEVELOP THE CAPACITY AND SKILLS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOCIALLY AND ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED COMMUNITIES IN EXETER, THE ADMINISTRATIVE COUNTY OF DEVON, AND LOCAL AUTHORITY AREAS (AT BOTH UNITARY, COUNTY AND DISTRICT LEVEL) ADJACENT THERETO, IN SUCH A WAY THAT THEY ARE BETTER ABLE TO IDENTIFY, AND HELP MEET, THEIR NEEDS AND TO PARTICIPATE MORE FULLY IN SOCIETY. (3) TO PROMOTE FOR THE BENEFIT OF EXETER, THE ADMINISTRATIVE COUNTY OF DEVON, AND LOCAL AUTHORITY AREAS (AT BOTH UNITARY, COUNTY AND DISTRICT LEVEL) ADJACENT THERETO, THE PROVISION OF FACILITIES FOR THE RECREATION OR OTHER LEISURE TIME OCCUPATION OF INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE NEED OF SUCH FACILITIES BY REASON OF THEIR YOUTH; AGE; INFIRMITY OR DISABLEMENT, FINANCIAL HARDSHIP OR SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC CIRCUMSTANCES OR FOR THE PUBLIC AT LARGE IN THE INTERESTS OF SOCIAL WELFARE AND WITH THE OBJECT OF IMPROVING THE CONDITION OF LIFE OF THE SAID INHABITANTS. [NOTHING IN THE ARTICLES SHALL AUTHORISE AN APPLICATION OF THE PROPERTY OF THE CHARITY FOR PURPOSES WHICH ARE NOT CHARITABLE IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 7 OF THE CHARITIES AND TRUSTEE INVESTMENT (SCOTLAND) ACT 2005 AND/OR SECTION 2 OF THE CHARITIES ACT (NORTHERN IRELAND) 2008].

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES INCORPORATED 16/08/1993 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 02/05/2012 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION REGISTERED AT COMPANIES HOUSE ON 10/05/2012

Area of benefit

In Practice The City Of Exeter And Neighbourhood

Organisation type

Standard registration

Other Regulators

Ofsted (Office For Standards In Education)

Policies

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

Land And Property

This charity owns and/or leases land or property.

  • 9 Trustees
  • 44 Employees
  • 178 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Pat Cusa None on record
Heather Margaret Morgan (Chair) Northbrook Community Trust Up-to-date
John Barrett Silverton Village Hall Up-to-date
The Beverley Road Community Association Out-of-date
Sheila Swarbrick The St Petrock And Heavitree Parish Lands Charity (The Parish Lands Charity) Up-to-date
Tim Hardman Goodwin None on record
David Walters None on record
Christopher Neale None on record
Richard James Clack None on record
Alan Broughton None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Devon