Registered charities in England and Wales
Data for financial year ending 31 December 2017
The Abdo College Of Education
- Godmersham Park, Godmersham, Kent, CT4 7DT
Aims & activities
Education & Training
What the charity does
Who the charity helps
- The general public/mankind
How the charity works
- Other charitable activities
Income and Endowments:
* £26.7K investment gains(losses)
Assets and liabilities
- £112.3K Own use assets
- £222.8K Long term investments
- £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
- £1.7M Other assets
- £815.8K Total liabilities
Charitable spending ratios
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Charitable spending (including governance costs) as a percentage of income and endowments received by the charity in the reporting period. Does not include planned future spending.
Costs incurred in generating income as a proportion of total income and endowments received in the reporting period. May include spending to secure future funding.
The percentage of the charity’s total income retained for future use.
Accounts and trustees' annual report
TO ADVANCE AND PROMOTE EDUCATION AND RESEARCH IN THE SCIENCE AND PRACTICE OF OPTICS FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT AND TO DISSEMINATE THE USEFUL RESULTS OF SUCH RESEARCH.
Governing documentMEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION INCORPORATED 5 OCTOBER 2000 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION 12 JUNE 2001 AND AS AMENDED 18 NOVEMBER 2004
Area of benefit
Not Defined. In Practice Worldwide.
Other namesAbdo College
The Abdo College
Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Conflicts of interest
Land And Property
This charity owns and/or leases land or property. Some or all of this land or property must be used for the charity’s purposes.
- 7 Trustees
- 32 Employees
- 0 Volunteers
|Trustee||Other trusteeships||Charity status|
|Kim Devlin Fbdo||The Association Of British Dispensing Opticians Benevolent Fund||Up-to-date|
|Angela Mc Namee Fbdo (Chair)||None on record|
|John Antony Luke Hardman Fbdo||None on record|
|Clive Marchant Fbdo||None on record|
|Daryl Newsome Fbdo||None on record|
|Gerardine Dynan Fbdo||None on record|
|Ian Wills Bsc Mcoptom||None on record|
Areas of operation
List of regions
- Throughout England And Wales