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Data for financial year ending 31 December 2017

Willow Foundation

  • Income

    £4.6M

  • Spending

    £4.6M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1106746 Company no. 5207070

Contact details

Public address

  • Willow Foundation Ltd, Gate House, Fretherne Road, Welwyn Garden City, AL8 6NS

Aims & activities

Willow supports seriously ill 16 to 40 year olds throughout the UK to get more out of life by providing unique and positive Special Days. For some it gives a positive focus away from diagnosis and treatment and may be a final chance to create lasting memories. For others it marks recovery from a serious illness, boosting confidence and providing motivation to move forward with their lives.

What the charity does

  • The advancement of health or saving of lives
  • Disability

Who the charity helps

  • Children/young people
  • People with disabilities

How the charity works

  • Provides services

Income and Endowments:

£4.6M

* £201.6K investment gains(losses)

Expenditure:

£4.6M

Assets and liabilities

  • £132.2K Own use assets
  • £2.0M Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £814.0K Other assets
  • £351.2K Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public
Works with commercial participants
with an agreement in place

Trading

This charity has one or more trading subsidiaries

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable spending ratios

100%
41%
0%

Charitable objects

THE RELIEF OF YOUNG PERSONS BETWEEN THE AGES OF 16 AND 40 AND OTHERS IN THE COMMUNITY WHO ARE SUFFERING FROM SERIOUS ILLNESS OR HANDICAP BY THE FUNDING AND THE PROVISION OF FACILITIES WHICH ENHANCE THE QUALITY OF LIFE OF SUCH PERSONS.

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES INCORPORATED 16/08/2004 NOW ARTICLES ADOPTED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION DATED 20/02/2013

Area of benefit

United Kingdom

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.

  • 7 Trustees
  • 47 Employees
  • 110 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
David Waddington Ma Raf None on record
Richard King (Chair) None on record
Oliver Peterken None on record
Stewart Bennett None on record
Nick Aldridge None on record
Rachel Helen Sarah Jones None on record
Elena Ciallie None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Northern Ireland
  • Scotland
  • Throughout England And Wales