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Data for financial year ending 31 March 2018

The British Asian Trust

  • Income

    £4.2M

  • Spending

    £4.6M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1127366 Company no. 06588239

Contact details

Public address

  • Clarence House, St. James's, London, SW1A 1BA

Aims & activities

The British Asian Trust meets crucial needs in the poorest communities in South Asia and the UK. We invest in local, high impact charities that are making lasting differences to the lives of thousands of disadvantaged people. Together we work for the long-term change in the key areas of education, health and enterprise.

What the charity does

  • The prevention or relief of poverty
  • Environment/conservation/heritage
  • Economic/community development/employment

Who the charity helps

  • Children/young people
  • Elderly/old people
  • People with disabilities
  • People of a particular ethnic or racial origin
  • Other charities or voluntary bodies
  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Makes grants to individuals
  • Makes grants to organisations
  • Provides services
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information

Income and Endowments:

£4.2M

Expenditure:

£4.6M

Assets and liabilities

  • £21.6K Own use assets
  • £0.0K Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £1.5M Other assets
  • £327.2K Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable spending ratios

110%
87%
0%

Charitable objects

TO ADVANCE ALL PURPOSES THAT ARE EXCLUSIVELY CHARITABLE UNDER ENGLISH LAW IN PARTICULAR: TO DEVELOP THE CAPACITY AND SKILLS OF THE MEMBERS OF SOCIALLY AND ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED COMMUNITIES IN SOUTH ASIA IN SUCH A WAY THAT THEY ARE BETTER ABLE TO IDENTIFY, AND HELP MEET THEIR NEEDS AND TO PARTICIPATE MORE FULLY IN SOCIETY. TO PROMOTE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PUBLIC IN SOUTH ASIA BY: THE PRESERVATION, CONSERVATION AND PROTECTION OF THE ENVIRONMENT AND THE PRUDENT USE OF RESOURCES; THE RELIEF OF POVERTY AND THE IMPROVEMENT OF THE CONDITIONS OF LIFE IN SOCIALLY DISADVANTAGED COMMUNITIES; THE PROMOTION OF SUSTAINABLE MEANS OF ACHIEVING ECONOMIC GROWTH AND REGENERATION.

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION INCORPORATED 8 MAY 2008 AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION 19 12 2008

Area of benefit

South Asia

Organisation type

Standard registration

Policies

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

Land And Property

This charity owns and/or leases land or property.

  • 6 Trustees
  • 17 Employees
  • 5 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Fayeeza Naqvi Aman Foundation Uk Up-to-date
Asif Rangoonwala British Pakistan Foundation For Development Up-to-date
Memon Association Uk Up-to-date
P1 Marine Foundation Up-to-date
Whitefield Development Trust Up-to-date
World Memon Foundation Up-to-date
Z V M Rangoonwala Foundation Up-to-date
Christopher Mathias None on record
Manoj Bedale (Chair) None on record
Nihal Arthanayake Metal Culture Limited Up-to-date
Shalni Arora Alder Hey Children's Charity Up-to-date
Savannah Wisdom Up-to-date
The Cohesion And Integration Network Recently registered
Transparency International Uk Up-to-date

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Bangladesh
  • India
  • Pakistan
  • Sri Lanka