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Data for financial year ending 31 December 2017

Swarovski Foundation

  • Income

    £2.2M

  • Spending

    £2.5M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1153618 Company no. 08325666

Contact details

Public address

  • 2Nd Floor, 21 Sackville Street, London, W1S 3DN

Aims & activities

Swarovski Foundation was incorporated in 2013 to pursue charitable goals to honor the philanthropic spirit of Daniel Swarovski, who founded the crystal business in 1895. The Foundation's mission is to build on this heritage by supporting charitable initiatives and organizations working in three areas of supporting culture and creativity, promoting wellbeing and conserving natural resources.

What the charity does

  • General charitable purposes
  • Education/training
  • The advancement of health or saving of lives
  • The prevention or relief of poverty
  • Overseas aid/famine relief
  • Arts/culture/heritage/science
  • Environment/conservation/heritage
  • Human rights/religious or racial harmony/equality or diversity

Who the charity helps

  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Makes grants to individuals
  • Makes grants to organisations
  • Provides other finance
  • Provides services
  • Sponsors or undertakes research

Income and Endowments:

£2.2M

Expenditure:

£2.5M

Assets and liabilities

  • £0.0K Own use assets
  • £0.0K Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £1.1M Other assets
  • £2.0M Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Charitable spending ratios

113%
0%
0%

Charitable objects

1.1 THE CHARITY'S OBJECTS ARE FOR SUCH PURPOSES AS ARE FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT AND EXCLUSIVELY CHARITABLE UNDER THE LAWS OF ENGLAND & WALES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO: 1.1.1 THE RELIEF OF SICKNESS AND THE PRESERVATION OF HEALTH AMONG PEOPLE RESIDING THROUGHOUT THE WORLD; 1.1.2 THE ADVANCEMENT OF ART, CULTURE AND HERITAGE; 1.1.3 THE PROMOTION FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PUBLIC OF CONSERVATION PROTECTION AND IMPROVEMENT OF THE PHYSICAL AND NATURAL ENVIRONMENT; 1.1.4 THE PROMOTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS (AS SET OUT IN THE UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS AND SUBSEQUENT UNITED NATIONS CONVENTIONS AND DECLARATIONS) THROUGHOUT THE WORLD. 1.2 IN FURTHERANCE OF THE OBJECTS, BUT NOT OTHERWISE, THE DIRECTORS SHALL HAVE POWER TO ENGAGE IN POLITICAL ACTIVITY PROVIDED THAT THE DIRECTORS ARE SATISFIED THAT THE PROPOSED ACTIVITIES WILL FURTHER THE PURPOSES OF THE CHARITY TO AN EXTENT JUSTIFIED BY THE RESOURCES COMMITTED AND THE ACTIVITY IS NOT THE DOMINANT MEANS BY WHICH THE CHARITY CARRIES OUT ITS OBJECTS.

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES INCORPORATED 11/12/2012 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 18 NOV 2016

Area of benefit

Worldwide

Organisation type

Standard registration

Policies

Risk management
Conflicts of interest
  • 6 Trustees
  • 0 Employees
  • 0 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Nadja Swarovski (Chair) None on record
Paul Van Zyl None on record
Lorenza Aka Mimma Viglezio None on record
Ambassador Helene Antonia Vondamm None on record
Professor Jonathan Edward Michener Baillie None on record
Dean Teri Ellen Schwartz None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Throughout London