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Data for financial year ending 31 December 2018

The Archbishops' Council

  • Income


  • Spending


  • Status


Charity no. 1074857

Contact details

Public address

  • Church House, Great Smith Street, London, SW1P 3AZ

Aims & activities

Enabling, supporting, sustaining & advancing of the Church's: -worship, spiritual & numerical growth -engagement with social justice & environmental issues -work in education, lifelong learning & discipleship -selection, training and resourcing of people for public ministry & lay vocations -inherited fabric of buildings, to maintain & develop these for worship & community service.

What the charity does

  • Education/training
  • The prevention or relief of poverty
  • Religious activities
  • Environment/conservation/heritage
  • Economic/community development/employment

Who the charity helps

  • Children/young people
  • Other charities or voluntary bodies
  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Makes grants to individuals
  • Makes grants to organisations
  • Provides other finance
  • Provides services
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
  • Acts as an umbrella or resource body

Income and Endowments:


* £-1.6M investment gains(losses)



Assets and liabilities

  • £0.0K Own use assets
  • £35.7M Long term investments
  • £-2.8M Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £119.8M Other assets
  • £106.6M Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Charitable spending ratios


Charitable objects


Governing document


Organisation type

Standard registration


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

Land And Property

This charity owns and/or leases land or property.

  • 18 Trustees
  • 117 Employees
  • 1 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Canon John Spence None on record
The Right Reverand Martin Seeley Centre For Pioneer Learning Up-to-date
Friends Of St Edmundsbury Cathedral Up-to-date
Ipswich School Up-to-date
The Ven Cherry Vann None on record
Elizabeth Paver Doncaster Alcohol Service Up-to-date
Rt Revd Stephen Conway Charles John Coote's Charity Up-to-date
Reverend M H Ricketts For Church Schools Up-to-date
The Arbory Trust Up-to-date
The Ely Diocesan Board Of Finance Up-to-date
Westcott House Up-to-date
Mark Sheard None on record
Adrian Douglas Crispin Greenwood The Salmon Youth Centre In Bermondsey Up-to-date
The South London Church Fund And Southwark Diocesan Board Of Finance Up-to-date
The Most Revd And Rt Hon John Tucker Mugabi Sentamu Good Governance Africa Up-to-date
The Simon Of Cyrene Theological Institute Up-to-date
The York Diocesan Board Of Finance Limited Up-to-date
Mark Russell None on record
Mary Chapman The Parochial Church Council Of The Ecclesiastical Parish Of St Michael And All Angels, Bedford Park, London Up-to-date
The Revd Canon Simon Butler Battersea United Charities Up-to-date
Governors Of The Charity For Relief Of The Poor Widows And Children Of Clergymen (Commonly Called Clergy Support Trust) Up-to-date
Sir Walter St.John's Educational Charity Up-to-date
The Friends Of Battersea Parish Church Up-to-date
The Katherine Low Settlement Limited Up-to-date
The Parochial Church Council Of The Ecclesiastical Parish Of St Mary's Battersea Up-to-date
Rev Sarah Schofield M.Phil None on record
Revd Rosalyn Murphy None on record
Dr James Harrison St John's College, Durham Up-to-date
Loretta Minghella Church Commissioners For England Up-to-date
Church Of England Central Services Up-to-date
St. George's House Trust (Windsor Castle) Up-to-date
The Parochial Church Council Of The Ecclesiastical Parish Of Dulwich, St Barnabas Up-to-date
Most Revd Justin Welby (Chair) Church Commissioners For England Up-to-date
Poor Vicar's Charity Up-to-date
The Archbishop Of Canterbury's Anglican Communion Fund Up-to-date
Matthew Frost None on record
Revd Dr Ian Paul None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Isle Of Man
  • Throughout England