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Data for financial year ending 31 March 2019

The British Museum Friends

  • Income

    £5.7M

  • Spending

    £5.7M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1086080 Company no. 04133346

Contact details

Public address

  • British Museum, Great Russell Street, London, WC1B 3DG

Aims & activities

To support and assist the British Museum in maintaining and expanding its collections and services to scholars and to the general public.

What the charity does

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

Who the charity helps

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

How the charity works

  • Makes grants to organisations
  • Provides human resources
  • Sponsors or undertakes research

Income and Endowments:

£5.7M

Expenditure:

£5.7M

Assets and liabilities

  • £0.0K Own use assets
  • £0.0K Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £4.7M Other assets
  • £2.6M Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable spending ratios

66%
33%
1%

Charitable objects

THE OBJECTS OF THE FRIENDS ARE TO SUPPORT AND ASSIST THE BRITISH MUSEUM IN MAINTAINING AND EXPANDING ITS COLLECTIONS AND SERVICES TO SCHOLARS AND TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC AND TO ASSIST OTHER CHARITABLE MUSEUMS TO ANY EXTENT THAT IN THE OPINION OF THE FRIENDS MIGHT HELP THE BRITISH MUSEUM IN THE AFOREMENTIONED MANNER.

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES INCORPORATED 29/12/2000 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 10/10/2011 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 11/12/2012

Organisation type

Standard registration

Policies

Risk management
Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Conflicts of interest
Volunteer management
Complaints handling
Paying staff
  • 23 Trustees
  • 0 Employees
  • 24 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Lord Turner Of Ecchinswell The Resolution Foundation Up-to-date
Mark Andrew Pears The Pears Family Charitable Foundation Up-to-date
Dr Christopher Hugh Gosden Oxford Archaeology Limited Up-to-date
Vale Of White Horse & Ridgeway Archaeological & Historical Trust Up-to-date
Sir Andrew Charles Mayfield None on record
Clarissa Mary Farr African Gifted Foundation Up-to-date
Dame Vivian Hunt Teach First Up-to-date
Nigel Boardman None on record
Sir Richard Peter Lambert Institute For Government Up-to-date
The Kimmeridge Trust Up-to-date
The Wincott Foundation Up-to-date
Professor Dame Winifred Mary Beard None on record
Sir Paul Nurse None on record
Sir Paul Ruddock The Second Half Foundation Up-to-date
The V&A Foundation Up-to-date
Patricia Cumper None on record
Gavin Patterson None on record
Cheryl Carolus None on record
Lord James Sassoon None on record
Sir Deryck Maughan None on record
Grayson Perry Cbe Ra The Royal Academy Of Arts Up-to-date
Dr Nemat Shafik None on record
Muriel Gray None on record
Elizabeth Pauline Lucy Corley None on record
George Garfield Weston None on record
Philipp Michael Hildebrand None on record
Professor Sarah Elizabeth Worthington None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Camden