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Data for financial year ending 28 February 2019

The York Foundation For Conservation And Craftsmanship

  • Income

    £163.8K

  • Spending

    £54.1K

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1075135

Contact details

Public address

  • Brocket House, Moor Lane, Copmanthorpe, York, YO23 3TN

Aims & activities

Promoting conservation of the national heritage, with particular emphasis on the training of craftsmen and conservators, especially within the Yorkshire Region.

What the charity does

  • Education/training
  • Arts/culture/heritage/science
  • Environment/conservation/heritage

Who the charity helps

  • Other defined groups
  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Makes grants to individuals
  • Makes grants to organisations
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
  • Acts as an umbrella or resource body
Financial history
Compliance history

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable objects

(1) TO ENCOURAGE AND PROMOTE THE CONSERVATION OF THE MATERIAL REMAINS OF THE PAST WHICH FORM PART OF, OR WHICH ENHANCE, THE CULTURAL, HISTORIC OR ARTISTIC HERITAGE OF THE NATION INCLUDING BUILDINGS, ARTEFACTS, GARDENS, WHETHER OF LOCAL VALUE TO THE CITY OF YORK AND ITS SURROUNDING REGION, OR TO THE NATION AS A WHOLE. (2) TO MAINTAIN ENCOURAGE AND PROMOTE THE TRAINING, CONTINUING EDUCATION OR WORK EXPERIENCE OF PRACTITIONERS IN THE THEORY OF CONSERVATION AND IN THE TRADITION OR PRACTICAL SKILLS NECESSARY TO REPAIR RESTORE RENOVATE OR OTHERWISE PRESERVE THE BUILDINGS. ARTEFACTS ETC. WORTHY OF CONSERVATION REFERRED TO IN (1) ABOVE. (3) TO PROMOTE AND EXECUTE SPECIFIC PROJECTS AND RESEARCH RELATING TO ANY ASPECTS OF CONSERVATION REFERRED TO IN (1) ABOVE TO ENABLE BOTHE THE LOCAL AND NATIONAL CULTURAL HISTORIC AND ARTISTIC HERITAGE TO BE PRESERVED. (4) TO BENEFIT THE CITY OF YORK AND THE WIDER COMMUNITY BY (A) PROVIDING AND PROMOTING ACCESS FOR THE GENERAL PUBLIC TO THE RESULTS OF ANY CONSERVATION PROJECTS OR RESEARCH PROMOTED OR SUPPORTED BY THE FOUNDATION. THROUGH PUBLICITY MATERIAL ARTICLES PAMPHLETS ETC., AND THROUGH EXHIBITIONS SEMINARS AND CONFERENCES ETC. TO DISSEMINATE AND TO FURTHER EDUCATE THE PUBLIC IN THE THEORY AND PRACTICE OF CONSERVATION. (B) WORKING WITH SCHOOLS AND YOUNG PEOPLE TO STIMULATE AN INTEREST IN AND CARE FOR CONSERVATION WITHIN THE BROADER AIMS OF THE FOUNDATION.

Governing document

DECLARATION OF TRUST DATED 3 DECEMBER 1998

Area of benefit

City Of York And Its Surrounding Region, Or To The Nation As A Whole.

Organisation type

Standard registration

Policies

Investment
  • 7 Trustees
  • 15 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Jim Spriggs None on record
Martin John Stancliffe (Chair) None on record
Sarah Brown Ma Fsa Corpus Vitrearum (Great Britain) Recently registered
The Stained Glass Museum Up-to-date
The Stained Glass Museum Trust Up-to-date
James Grierson The Royal Institution Of Chartered Surveyors' Benevolent Fund Limited Up-to-date
York Museum & Gallery Trust Up-to-date
Dr David Fraser None on record
Gill Chitty Fsa, Ihbc None on record
Elaine Phillips Ma Fcafrsa None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Northern Ireland
  • Scotland