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Data for financial year ending 30 September 2017

The Social Mobility Foundation

  • Income

    £1.5M

  • Spending

    £2.1M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1115888 Company no. 05488354

Contact details

Public address

  • Social Mobility Foundation, 1St And 2Nd Floor, 43-47 Leadenhall Market, London, EC3V 1LR

Aims & activities

The Social Mobility Foundation (SMF) is a charity that helps high-achieving young people from low-income backgrounds enter the top universities and professions. Our programmes include a mentor from the young person's chosen profession, university application support (including trips to universities & skills workshops) as well as work placements across their sixth-form and university years.

What the charity does

  • Education/training

Who the charity helps

  • Children/young people

How the charity works

  • Provides services

Income and Endowments:

£1.5M

Expenditure:

£2.1M

Assets and liabilities

  • £3.9K Own use assets
  • £0.0K Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £250.6K Other assets
  • £128.0K Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable spending ratios

135%
1%
0%

Charitable objects

TO ADVANCE THE EDUCATION OF DISADVANTAGED YOUNG PEOPLE PRIMARILY IN LONDON AND THE GREATER LONDON AREAS IN PARTICULAR BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY BY: 1 AFFORDING OPPORTUNITIES TO OBTAIN INTERNSHIPS AND OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE WITH ORGANISATIONS WORKING IN THE PROFESSIONS AND THE FIELDS OF COMMERCE, BANKING, FINANCIAL SERVICES, INDUSTRY AND ADMINISTRATION OR SUCH OTHER FIELDS AS THE TRUSTEES IN THEIR ABSOLUTE DISCRETION SEE FIT; AND 2 ADVISING AND ASSISTING YOUNG PEOPLE TO ENTER AND PROGRESS IN CAREERS IN THE PROFESSIONS AND THE FIELDS OF COMMERCE, BANKING, FINANCIAL SERVICES, INDUSTRY AND ADMINISTRATION OR SUCH FIELDS AS THE TRUSTEES IN THEIR ABSOLUTE DISCRETION SEE FIT.

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION INCORPORATED 22 JUNE 2006 AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTIONS DATED 16 JULY 2006 AND 8 NOVEMBER 2006

Area of benefit

Undefined. In Practice, London And Greater London.

Organisation type

Standard registration

Policies

Risk management
Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Conflicts of interest
Volunteer management
Complaints handling
Paying staff
  • 12 Trustees
  • 25 Employees
  • 2,100 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Rt Hon Alan Milburn (Chair) Yorkshire Sculpture Park Up-to-date
Tom Cassels None on record
Sir Terry Leahy Shakespeare North Playhouse Trust Up-to-date
Rt Hon Hazel Blears None on record
Theresa Loar None on record
Sir Victor Blank The Sir Martin Gilbert Learning Centre Recently registered
Fraser Andrew Nelson None on record
Ann Doherty None on record
Helen Grant Mp None on record
Dr Bandhana Kumari Rawal Cu Trust Up-to-date
Heider Ridha Nesta Up-to-date
Benjamin John Rodham None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Northern Ireland
  • Scotland
  • Throughout England And Wales