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The Creative Foundation

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Charity no. 1105174 Company no. 4566484

Public address

  • Quarterhouse, Mill Bay, Folkestone, Kent, Folkestone, CT20 1BN

Aims & activities

The Creative Foundation is an arts organisation committed to making great art, and through this we will make Folkestone a great place. The Foundation promotes creativity through the Creative Quarter, Folkestone Triennial, a festivals programme including the Folkestone Book Festival, Quarterhouse performing arts centre, the Folkestone Artworks collection and a programme of learning and engagement.

What the charity does

  • General charitable purposes
  • Education/training
  • The prevention or relief of poverty
  • Accommodation/housing
  • Arts/culture/heritage/science
  • Environment/conservation/heritage
  • Economic/community development/employment
  • Recreation

Who the charity helps

  • Other defined groups
  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Makes grants to individuals
  • Makes grants to organisations
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides services
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
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Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public

Trading

This charity has one or more trading subsidiaries

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable objects

1. THE FOSTERING, PROMOTION AND INCREASE AMONGST THE GENERAL PUBLIC OF THE KNOWLEDGE AND APPRECIATION OF ART, MUSIC AND LITERATURE, BY, IN PARTICULAR THE PROVISION OF (A) EDUCATION (OF ALL TYPES AND AT ALL LEVELS) IN THE FIELDS OF THE VISUAL, CREATIVE AND APPLIED ARTS AND DESIGN; AND (B) STUDIOS, GALLERIES AND OTHER PLACES WHERE ART INCLUDING DRAMATIC AND VISUAL ART), MUSIC AND LITERATURE MAY BE PRACTISED, CREATED OR EXHIBITED; 2. THE RELIEF OF POVERTY BY ASSISTING INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE IN NEED AND WHO ARE UNABLE TO PROCURE SUCH ASSISTANCE FROM THEIR OWN RESOURCES TO SET UP BUSINESSES AND, IN PARTICULAR, BY ASSISTING ARTISTS (WHETHER THROUGH THE PROVISION OF WORK SPACES OR OTHER FACILITIES AND ASSISTANCE, OR OTHERWISE TO BECOME SELF-SUPPORTING THROUGH THEIR ART; 3. THE PROVISION OF FACILITIES, IN THE INTERESTS OF SOCIAL WELFARE, FOR RECREATION AND OTHER LEISURE-TIME OCCUPATION WITH THE OBJECT OF IMPROVING CONDITIONS OF LIFE, IN PARTICULAR FOR THE INHABITANTS OF FOLKESTONE AND THE SURROUNDING DISTRICT; 4. THE PROMOTION, FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT, OF URBAN OR RURAL REGENERATION IN AREAS OF SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC DEPRIVATION (AND IN PARTICULAR FOLKESTONE OLD TOWN) BY ALL OR ANY OF THE FOLLOWING MEANS: (A) THE RELIEF OF POVERTY IN SUCH WAYS AS MAY BE THOUGHT FIT; (B) THE RELIEF OF UNEMPLOYMENT IN SUCH WAYS AS MAY BE THOUGHT FIT, INCLUDING ASSISTANCE TO FIND EMPLOYMENT; (C) THE ADVANCEMENT OF EDUCATION, TRAINING OR RETRAINING, PARTICULARLY AMONG UNEMPLOYED PEOPLE, AND PROVIDING UNEMPLOYED PEOPLE WITH WORK EXPERIENCE; (D) THE PROVISION OF FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE, TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE, OR BUSINESS ADVICE OR CONSULTANCY IN ORDER TO PROVIDE TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR UNEMPLOYED PEOPLE IN CASES OF FINANCIAL OR OTHER CHARITABLE NEED THROUGH HELP: (1) IN SETTING UP THEIR OWN BUSINESS, OR (2) TO EXISTING BUSINESSES; (E) THE CREATION OF TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES BY THE PROVISION OF WORKSPACE, BUILDINGS AND/OR LAND FOR USE ON FAVOURABLE TERMS; (F) THE PROVISION OF HOUSING FOR THOSE WHO ARE IN CONDITIONS OF NEED AND THE IMPROVEMENT OF HOUSING IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR OR IN CHARITABLE OWNERSHIP PROVIDED THAT SUCH POWER SHALL NOT EXTEND TO RELIEVING ANY LOCAL AUTHORITIES OR OTHER BODIES OF A STATUTORY DUTY TO PROVIDE OR IMPROVE HOUSING; (G) THE MAINTENANCE, IMPROVEMENT OR PROVISION OF PUBLIC AMENITIES; (H) THE PRESERVATION 0F BUILDINGS OR SITES OF HISTORIC OR ARCHITECTURAL IMPORTANCE; (I) THE PROVISION OR ASSISTANCE IN THE PROVISION OF RECREATIONAL FACILITIES FOR THE PUBLIC AT LARGE AND/OR THOSE WHO, BY REASONS OF THEIR YOUTH, AGE, INFIRMITY OR DISABLEMENT, POVERTY OR SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC CIRCUMSTANCES, HAVE NEED OF SUCH FACILITIES; (J) THE PROTECTION OR CONSERVATION OF THE ENVIRONMENT; (K) THE PROVISION OF PUBLIC HEALTH FACILITIES AND CHILDCARE; (L) THE PROMOTION OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND PREVENTION OF CRIME; AND (M) SUCH OTHER MEANS AS MAY FROM TIME TO TIME BE DETERMINED, SUBJECT TO THE PRIOR CONSENT OF THE CHARITY COMMISSIONERS FOR ENGLAND AND WALES; AND 5. THE FURTHERING OF SUCH OTHER CHARITABLE PURPOSES AS THE TRUSTEES SHALL THINK FIT.

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION INCORPORATED 18 OCTOBER 2002 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION DATED 12 FEBRUARY 2009.

Area of benefit

For The General Public, Especially The Inhabitants Of Shepway And The Surrounding District

Organisation type

Standard registration

Policies

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

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.

  • 11 Trustees
  • 20 Employees
  • 100 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Timothy David Llewellyn Obe The Burlington Magazine Foundation Up-to-date
Sir Roger De Haan Cbe (Chair) Friends Of Folkestone Academy Ltd Up-to-date
The King's School Of The Cathedral Church Of Canterbury Up-to-date
The Roger De Haan Charitable Trust Up-to-date
Dr Stephen Deuchar None on record
Grahame Ward None on record
Trevor Minter Obe Dl Friends Of Folkestone Academy Ltd Up-to-date
William Radnor None on record
Paul Hudson None on record
Lady Alison De Haan The Marlowe Trust Recently registered
The Roger De Haan Charitable Trust Up-to-date
Alastair Upton None on record
Andrew Ironside The Cg Tla Consortium Up-to-date
Rachel Higham None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Kent