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Data for financial year ending 28 February 2018

The Friends Of Oxford Botanic Garden & Arboretum

  • Income

    £239.0K

  • Spending

    £233.2K

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1111939 Company no. 5547805

Contact details

Public address

  • University Of Oxford, Botanic Gardens, Rose Lane, Oxford, OX1 4AZ

Aims & activities

TO SUPPORT & ASSIST THE WORK OF OXFORD BOTANIC GARDEN & HARCOURT ARBORETUM BY SEEKING FINANCIAL SUPPORT

What the charity does

  • Education/training
  • Environment/conservation/heritage

Who the charity helps

  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Makes grants to organisations
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable objects

TO SUPPORT AND ASSIST THE WORK OF THE OXFORD BOTANIC GARDEN (WHICH TERM SHALL CONNOTE THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD BOTANIC GARDEN, THE HARCOURT ARBORETUM AND ANY OTHER PARK OR GARDEN OWNED OR MANAGED BY THE OXFORD BOTANIC GARDEN) AND IN FURTHERANCE OF THAT PURPOSE: 3.1 TO PROMOTE THE GATHERING, EXCHANGE AND DISSEMINATION OF INFORMATION CONCERNING THE OXFORD BOTANIC GARDEN; 3.2 TO SEEK FINANCIAL SUPPORT BY WAY OF SUBSCRIPTION, VOLUNTARY CONTRIBUTION, SPONSORSHIP, GRANT, ADVERTISING, LEGACIES AND SUCH OTHER MEANS AS SHALL SEEM CONDUCIVE TO THE OBJECTS OF THE CHARITY; 3.3 TO ORGANISE VISITS TO THE OXFORD BOTANIC GARDEN AND OTHER PARKS, GARDENS AND LANDSCAPES OF EDUCATIONAL, BOTANIC, HISTORIC OR AESTHETIC INTEREST; 3.4 TO ARRANGE AND PROVIDE FOR EXHIBITIONS, TRAINING COURSES, CLASSES AND SEMINARS; 3.5 TO PRINT, PUBLISH, SELL, SPONSOR AND DISTRIBUTE NEWSLETTERS, BOOKS, MAGAZINES AND OTHER PUBLICATIONS (INCLUDING ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION) RELATING TO THE OXFORD BOTANIC GARDEN; 3.6 TO PROMOTE AND PUBLISH RESEARCH INTO THE HISTORY AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE OXFORD BOTANIC GARDEN.

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES INCORPORATED 26/08/2005 AS AMENDED BY CERTIFICATE OF INCORPORATION ON CHANGE OF NAME DATED 22/12/2011 AS AMENDED BY CERTIFICATE OF INCORPORATION ON CHANGE OF NAME DATED 16 APR 2018

Area of benefit

Not Defined. In Practice. Oxfordshire

Organisation type

Standard registration

Policies

Risk management
Investment
Volunteer management
Complaints handling
Paying staff
  • 9 Trustees
  • 215 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Dr Jennifer Anne Turner None on record
Mrs Jane Annett None on record
Sarah Jane Taylor (Chair) Oxfordshire Victoria County History Trust Up-to-date
Sylva Foundation Up-to-date
Anna Lucinda Nasmyth The Mila Charitable Organisation Up-to-date
Hemlata Bountra Denville Hall 2012 Up-to-date
Maura Allen None on record
Rebecca Anne Lindsey Mather None on record
Harriet Grace Bretherton Flexicare (Oxford And Abingdon) Up-to-date
Professor Simon John Hiscock None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Oxfordshire