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Data for financial year ending 31 July 2019

The Chartered Secretaries' Charitable Trust

  • Income


  • Spending


  • Status


Charity no. 1152784 Company no. 8602517

Contact details

Public address

  • Csct, The Chartered Governance Institute, Saffron House, 6-10 Kirby Street, London, EC1N 8TS

Aims & activities

The Chartered Secretaries' Charitable Trust serves The Chartered Governance Institute members, graduates, students, employees and their families who are in need by providing appropriate assistance, facilitates research to increase good governances for the benefit of the public and encourages the expertise of those in the field of governance with bursaries and prizes.

What the charity does

  • Education/training
  • The prevention or relief of poverty
  • Other charitable purposes

Who the charity helps

  • Other defined groups
  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Makes grants to individuals
  • Makes grants to organisations
  • Provides services
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
Financial history
Compliance history


Raises funds from the Public

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Accounts and trustees' annual report

31 Jul 2016 (575KB)
31 Jul 2015 (666KB)

Charitable objects

4. OBJECTS The Objects are specifically restricted to the following, for the public benefit: 4.1 To help individuals who are in need, by reason of youth, age, ill-health, disability, financial hardship or other disadvantage, in particular but not exclusively by providing financial assistance, services or by any other means as determined by trustees from time to time, to help relieve their need and promote their physical and mental wellbeing who:: 4.1.1 are or have been members of The Chartered Governance Institute (the “Institute”) (such members being those who are or who have been at any time on the register or registers of the Institute for the United Kingdom, Channel Islands, Isle of Man, Republic of Ireland and Associated Territories) or of any other United Kingdom body which has merged or amalgamated or integrated with the Institute; 4.1.2 are graduates, students, employees or former employees of the Institute; 4.1.3 are widows, widowers, surviving civil partners, issue or other dependants of such members, graduates, students, employees or former employees of the Institute; or 4.1.4 are or have been in receipt of assistance from the Fund at 17 December 1992. 4.2 To promote the education of the public in the law and practice of secretaryship, business administration of commerce, industry and public affairs and subjects related thereto, and in particular but without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing by providing prizes and awards to such persons who attain the required excellence of performance at public examinations in approved subjects within the curriculum of the Institute as agreed from time to time. 4.3 To advance the education of the public in the law and practice of secretaryship and business administration by undertaking or assisting in the undertaking of research and the publication of the useful results of such research for the public benefit and by such other means as the trustees think fit.

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES INCORPORATED 09/07/2013 as amended on 12 Nov 2019

Organisation type

Standard registration


Risk management
Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Conflicts of interest
Volunteer management
Complaints handling
  • 7 Trustees
  • 24 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Mr A P Theakston Fcis The Ropner Centenary Trust Up-to-date
Mr R J C Grigg Fcis None on record
Mr F E Curtiss Fcis (Chair) Bishopsgate Church Foundation Up-to-date
The Parochial Church Council Of The Ecclesiastical Parish Of St Botolph-Without-Bishopsgate Up-to-date
Mr I J Burger Fcis None on record
Mr P J Sylva Fcis Fca The Worshipful Company Of Chartered Secretaries And Administrators Charitable Trust Up-to-date
Mrs A R Herron Fcis None on record
Claire Louise Robson Acis None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Australia
  • Ghana
  • Guernsey
  • India
  • Ireland
  • Jersey
  • Kenya
  • Malawi
  • Malaysia
  • Mauritius
  • New Zealand
  • Scotland
  • Sri Lanka
  • Throughout England And Wales