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Data for financial year ending 31 December 2017

Virunga Foundation

  • Income

    £28.5M

  • Spending

    £15.6M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1111806 Company no. 5598718

Contact details

Public address

  • 48 Chancery Lane, London, WC2A 1JF

Aims & activities

A conservation organisation with minimal overheads, delivering timely and effective support to the Virunga National Park in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo in the form of financial and management input. Campaigning for worldwide support for Virunga National Park to raise awareness of and educate people about the Park, and to attract donors to support projects in and around the Park.

What the charity does

  • Education/training
  • Animals
  • Environment/conservation/heritage

Who the charity helps

  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Provides human resources
  • Provides services
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Acts as an umbrella or resource body

Income and Endowments:

£28.5M

Expenditure:

£15.6M

Assets and liabilities

  • £48.7M Own use assets
  • £842.1K Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £7.1M Other assets
  • £11.1M Total liabilities
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 spending ratios

49%
88%
45%

Charitable objects

3.1 THE PROMOTION, FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PUBLIC, OF THE CONSERVATION, PROTECTION AND IMPROVEMENT OF THE WILDLIFE PARKS AND RESERVES AND PROTECTED CONSERVATION AREAS OF AFRICA, AND THE WILDLIFE WITHIN SUCH PARKS, RESERVES AND AREAS, INCLUDING (WITHOUT PREJUDICE TO THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING) BY MEANS OF THE PROMOTION OF EFFECTIVE MANAGEMENT OF SUCH PARKS, RESERVES AND AREAS; AND (2) THE EDUCATION OF THE PUBLIC REGARDING SUCH PARKS, RESERVES AND AREAS AND REGARDING THE WILDLIFE WITHIN THEM..

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES INCORPORATED 20/10/2005 AS AMENDED BY CERTIFICATE OF INCORPORATION ON CHANGE OF NAME DATED 20/05/2014

Area of benefit

Africa.

Organisation type

Standard registration

Policies

Risk management
Conflicts of interest

Land And Property

This charity owns and/or leases land or property.

  • 4 Trustees
  • 558 Employees
  • 0 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Jan Bonde Nielsen (Chair) None on record
Francois Xavier De Donnea None on record
Joanna Natasegara None on record
Clare Back None on record

List of regions

  • Congo (Democratic Republic)