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Data for financial year ending 30 September 2017

International Rescue Committee, U.K

  • Income

    £142.6M

  • Spending

    £142.5M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1065972 Company no. 3458056

Contact details

Public address

  • 3 Bloomsbury Place, London, WC1A2QL

Aims & activities

The International Rescue Committee UK is an independent British charity, established in 1997 as part of the International Rescue Committee network. The IRC provides emergency relief, protection of human rights, post-conflict reconstruction, resettlement assistance & advocacy to those uprooted or affected by violent conflict, oppression and natural disaster in countries around the world.

What the charity does

  • Education/training
  • The advancement of health or saving of lives
  • The prevention or relief of poverty
  • Overseas aid/famine relief
  • Economic/community development/employment

Who the charity helps

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

How the charity works

  • Makes grants to organisations
  • Provides human resources
  • Provides services
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
  • Other charitable activities

Income and Endowments:

£142.6M

Expenditure:

£142.5M

Assets and liabilities

  • £62.0K Own use assets
  • £0.0K Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £77.6M Other assets
  • £75.0M Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public
Works with commercial participants
with an agreement in place

Trading

This charity has one or more trading subsidiaries

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable spending ratios

99%
1%
0%

Charitable objects

(A) TO RELIEVE POVERTY, DISTRESS AND SUFFERING IN ANY PART OF THE WORLD IN PARTICULAR FOR THE BENEFIT OF REFUGEES AND VICTIMS OF OPPRESSION OR VIOLENT CONFLICT AND TO ADMINISTER SUCH RELIEF WITHOUT REGARD TO THE RACE, NATIONALITY OR RELIGION OF THE BENEFICIARIES; AND (B) TO CARRY OUT PROGRAMMES IN GLOBAL EMERGENCY RELIEF SO AS TO ASSIST THE VICTIMS OF OPPRESSION AND VIOLENT CONFLICT AND TO ADMINISTER SUCH ASSISTANCE WITHOUT REGARD TO THE RACE, NATIONALITY OR RELIGION OF THE BENEFICIARIES.

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES INCORPORATED 30/10/1997

Area of benefit

Worldwide

Organisation type

Standard registration

Other names

International Rescue Committee
Irc
Irc-Uk

Policies

Risk management
Investment
Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Conflicts of interest
Volunteer management
Complaints handling
Paying staff
  • 13 Trustees
  • 64 Employees
  • 0 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
George Biddle None on record
Kathryn Elizabeth Ludlow The Hall For Cornwall Trust Up-to-date
Richard Thomas George Winter The Keepers And Governors Of The Free Grammar School Of John Lyon Up-to-date
Sir Michael Vernon Lockett Kcvo The 5% Club Limited Recently registered
Sir John Holmes Gcvokbecmg (Chair) St Peter's College, Radley Up-to-date
Lynette Mary Lowndes The Sussex Beacon Up-to-date
Ian Charles Barry None on record
Sir Hugh Nigel Edward Bayley None on record
Christina Anna Johanna Maria Ceelen None on record
Ciaran Donnelly None on record
William Thomas Winters None on record
Francesco Ugo Maria Garzarelli None on record
Kemal Ahmed None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Afghanistan
  • Burma
  • Burundi
  • Cameroon
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Congo (Democratic Republic)
  • Ethiopia
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Iraq
  • Ivory Coast
  • Jordan
  • Kenya
  • Lebanon
  • Liberia
  • Libya
  • Malaysia
  • Mali
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Pakistan
  • Philippines
  • Russia
  • Serbia
  • Sierra Leone
  • Somalia
  • South Sudan
  • Syria
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand
  • Turkey
  • Uganda
  • United States
  • Yemen
  • Zimbabwe