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Data for financial year ending 31 March 2018

Curious Minds

  • Income

    £1.8M

  • Spending

    £1.9M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1130988 Company no. 6775402

Contact details

Public address

  • Curious Minds, 23-27 Guild Hall Arcade, Lancaster Road, Preston, PR1 1HR

Aims & activities

Curious Minds is a creative charity delivering a wide range of initiatives for children and young people in the North West. We believe it is everyone's right to have the opportunity to realise their creative potential and we aim to make a difference in children and young people's lives through increasing participation in arts and cultural activities.

What the charity does

  • Education/training
  • Arts/culture/heritage/science

Who the charity helps

  • Children/young people
  • Other charities or voluntary bodies
  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

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

Income and Endowments:

£1.8M

Expenditure:

£1.9M

Assets and liabilities

  • £11.0K Own use assets
  • £0.0K Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £1.2M Other assets
  • £464.8K Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Charitable spending ratios

108%
100%
0%

Charitable objects

TO ADVANCE FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT THE EDUCATION OF CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE WITHIN ENGLAND IN ORDER TO ENABLE THEM TO PARTICIPATE IN SOCIETY AS MATURE AND RESPONSIBLE INDIVIDUALS, IN PARTICULAR BY: A) SUPPORTING THEM TO BECOME SUCCESSFUL LEARNERS AND RESPONSIBLE CITIZENS BY WORKING WITH OTHERS TO EXTEND THE RANGE, AMOUNT, QUALITY AND SCOPE OF FORMAL AND INFORMAL LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES IN THE AREAS OF CREATIVITY, ARTS, MEDIA, CULTURE, HERITAGE, HUMANITIES AND SCIENCE; B) SUPPORTING TEACHERS, PRACTITIONERS, CARERS, PERFORMERS AND ARTISTS IN DEVELOPING THE NECESSARY SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE TO ASSIST THEM IN ENABLING CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE BOTH INSIDE AND OUTSIDE FORMAL EDUCATION TO DEVELOP AND APPLY THEIR SKILLS AND TALENTS AND TO OPEN UP TO THEM CULTURAL AND CREATIVE ACTIVITY; C) DEVELOPING PROGRAMMES, WHERE APPROPRIATE, IN PARTNERSHIP WITH OTHERS TO DELIVER POSITIVE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND ENCOURAGE THE RECOGNITION, ENJOYMENT AND USE OF CULTURE, MEDIA AND HERITAGE; D) EMPOWERING THEM TO BE INVOLVED IN THE PROMOTION OF CULTURAL AND LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND ENHANCING THEIR SKILLS, CAPACITIES AND CAPABILITIES; E) ENCOURAGING THEM TO VISIT, EXPERIENCE, PARTICIPATE IN, INITIATE AND ENGAGE IN CULTURAL ACTIVITIES, PLACES AND PERFORMANCES.

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION INCORPORATED 17 DECEMBER 2008 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION 3 MARCH 2009 AND 25 JUNE 2009

Area of benefit

England

Organisation type

Standard registration

Policies

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

Land And Property

This charity owns and/or leases land or property.

  • 8 Trustees
  • 23 Employees
  • 0 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Virginia Tandy Obe (Chair) None on record
Ivan Wadeson None on record
Ruth Raban None on record
Karen Crowshaw None on record
David Lyons Action Transport Theatre Up-to-date
Jonathan Patrick Robinson None on record
Scott Barlow None on record
David Alan Wearing None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Throughout England And Wales