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Data for financial year ending 31 March 2019

Catholic Agency For Overseas Development

  • Income

    £41.2M

  • Spending

    £47.9M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1160384 Company no. 09387398

Contact details

Public address

  • C A F O D, Romero House, 55 Westminster Bridge Road, London, SE1 7JB

Aims & activities

CAFOD is the official aid agency of the Catholic Church in England & Wales. We: - work with communities in the global South to overcome poverty - protect lives & relieve suffering during emergencies - raise awareness of the causes of poverty to inspire a commitment to lasting change - challenge those with power to adopt policies and behaviour that promote justice & end poverty

What the charity does

  • General charitable purposes
  • Education/training
  • The advancement of health or saving of lives
  • Disability
  • The prevention or relief of poverty
  • Overseas aid/famine relief
  • Accommodation/housing
  • Religious activities
  • Economic/community development/employment
  • Human rights/religious or racial harmony/equality or diversity

Who the charity helps

  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Makes grants to organisations
  • Provides services
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Sponsors or undertakes research

Income and Endowments:

£41.2M

* £43.0K investment gains(losses)

Expenditure:

£47.9M

Assets and liabilities

  • £10.7M Own use assets
  • £4.0M Long term investments
  • £-0.7M Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £13.7M Other assets
  • £8.5M Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public
Works with commercial participants
with an agreement in place

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable spending ratios

119%
87%
0%

Charitable objects

(1) THE RELIEF OF POVERTY THROUGHOUT THE WORLD. (2) THE ADVANCEMENT OF EDUCATION THROUGHOUT THE WORLD. (3) THE ADVANCEMENT OF CHRISTIAN RELIGION THROUGHOUT THE WORLD. (4) THE RELIEF AND PREVENTION OF SICKNESS DISEASE AND PHYSICAL OR MENTAL DISABILITY THROUGHOUT THE WORLD. (5) SUCH OTHER CHARITABLE PURPOSES ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD AS ARE FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE UNITED KINGDOM COMMUNITY.

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES INCORPORATED 13/01/2015 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 14/12/2015

Organisation type

Standard registration

Other names

Cafod

Policies

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

Land And Property

This charity owns and/or leases land or property.

  • 12 Trustees
  • 395 Employees
  • 7,153 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Mary Ney Roman Catholic Archdiocese Of Southwark Up-to-date
Rev Patrick Joseph Mckinney Nottingham Roman Catholic Diocesan Trustees Up-to-date
John Charles Darley Depaul International Up-to-date
Dominic Jermey Obe Cvo None on record
Margaret Waruguru Kathenge Mwaniki None on record
Rt Rev John Stanley Kenneth Arnold Caritas Diocese Of Salford Up-to-date
Caritas Social Action Up-to-date
Greater Manchester Churches Together Up-to-date
St Cuthbert's College Ushaw Up-to-date
The Atlantic Trading Charitable Trust Up-to-date
The Newman Trust Up-to-date
Catherine Newman Qc None on record
Mary Veronica Ward None on record
John James Guy Fairfield Residential Home Up-to-date
The Merry Bells Village Hall Up-to-date
Professor Karen Kilby None on record
Christopher John Perry None on record
Charlotte Rose None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Afghanistan
  • Bangladesh
  • Bolivia
  • Brazil
  • Burma
  • Cambodia
  • Colombia
  • Congo (Democratic Republic)
  • El Salvador
  • Eritrea
  • Eswatini
  • Ethiopia
  • Greece
  • Guatemala
  • Honduras
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Israel
  • Jordan
  • Kenya
  • Lebanon
  • Liberia
  • Malawi
  • Mozambique
  • Nepal
  • Nicaragua
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Occupied Palestinian Territories
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Sierra Leone
  • South Sudan
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sudan
  • Syria
  • Throughout England And Wales
  • Uganda
  • Yemen
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe