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Data for financial year ending 31 March 2018

Bedfordshire Rural Communities Charity

  • Income

    £1.9M

  • Spending

    £1.6M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1061538 Company no. 3327628

Contact details

Public address

  • The Old School, Southill Road, Cardington, Bedford, MK44 3SX

Aims & activities

BRCC exists to help people and communities in Bedfordshire to do more for themselves. Our main areas of work are: - Supporting Communities - Community Transport - Rural Development

What the charity does

  • General charitable purposes
  • Education/training
  • Disability
  • The prevention or relief of poverty
  • Accommodation/housing
  • Arts/culture/heritage/science
  • Environment/conservation/heritage
  • Economic/community development/employment
  • Recreation

Who the charity helps

  • Children/young people
  • Elderly/old people
  • People with disabilities
  • Other charities or voluntary bodies
  • Other defined groups
  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Makes grants to organisations
  • Provides services
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Acts as an umbrella or resource body

Income and Endowments:

£1.9M

Expenditure:

£1.6M

Assets and liabilities

  • £576.5K Own use assets
  • £0.1K Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £1.0M Other assets
  • £99.8K Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public

Trading

This charity has one or more trading subsidiaries

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable spending ratios

83%
96%
17%

Charitable objects

TO PROMOTE ANY CHARITABLE PURPOSES FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE COMMUNITY PRIMARILY IN THE HISTORIC COUNTY OF BEDFORDSHIRE ("THE AREA OF BENEFIT"), AND IN PARTICULAR, THE ADVANCEMENT OF EDUCATION, THE PROTECTION OF HEALTH AND THE RELIEF OF POVERTY, DISTRESS AND SICKNESS. IN FURTHERANCE OF THAT PURPOSE, BUT NOT OTHERWISE, TO PROMOTE AND ORGANISE CO-OPERATION IN THE ACHIEVEMENT OF THE SAME AND TO THAT END TO BRING TOGETHER REPRESENTATIVES OF THE VOLUNTARY ORGANISATIONS AND STATUTORY AUTHORITIES WITHIN THE AREA OF BENEFIT.

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION INCORPORATED: 29 NOVEMBER 1996 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION REGISTERED AT COMPANIES HOUSE ON 11 DEC 2015

Area of benefit

Bedfordshire

Organisation type

Standard registration

Other names

Brcc

Policies

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

Land And Property

This charity owns and/or leases land or property.

  • 13 Trustees
  • 53 Employees
  • 100 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Rev Stephen Holroyd None on record
Barry Stanley George Mbe The Parochial Church Council Of The Ecclesiastical Parish Of Dunstable Out-of-date
June Mary Barnes None on record
Ian James Kelly Silsoe Community Recreational Trust Up-to-date
Paula Grayson (Chair) None on record
Ann Lovesey Mbe Great Barford Women's Institute Up-to-date
Brian George Prickett None on record
Dr Timothy John Hedges None on record
Councillor Tim Hill House Of Industry Estate Up-to-date
John Hilbert Lewis None on record
Dr John Stewart May None on record
Eric Masih None on record
Ian Riches None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Bedford
  • Buckinghamshire
  • Cambridgeshire
  • Central Bedfordshire
  • Hertfordshire
  • Luton