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Data for financial year ending 31 December 2017

Sandwell Churches Link

  • Income

    £35.5K

  • Spending

    £33.6K

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1167003

Public address

  • 27 Elm Croft, Oldbury, B68 0BG

Aims & activities

SCL equips churches to connect with their local communities and take action to reduce homelessness, food poverty, financial exclusion and social isolation by: facilitating an anti-poverty movement; developing creative responses to poverty; enabling strong partnerships; encouraging people of faith to listen to their communities and respond as part of their Christian discipleship.

What the charity does

  • The prevention or relief of poverty

Who the charity helps

  • Other charities or voluntary bodies
  • Other defined groups

How the charity works

  • Provides human resources
  • Provides services
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Acts as an umbrella or resource body
Financial history
Compliance history

Accounts and trustees' annual report

31 Dec 2017 (630KB)

Charitable objects

THE CHARITY’S OBJECTS (THE “OBJECTS”) ARE THE PROMOTION OF THE VOLUNTARY SECTOR WITHIN SANDWELL AND THE SURROUNDING AREAS (THE AREA OF BENEFIT) IN PARTICULAR BY BUILDING THE CAPACITY OF ORGANISATIONS WHICH WORK WITHIN A CHRISTIAN ETHOS TO PREVENT AND RELIEVE POVERTY, IN PARTICULAR BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY, BY THE PROVISION OF INFORMATION, ADVICE, SUPPORT AND INFRASTRUCTURE PROVISION. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS CLAUSE, “THE VOLUNTARY SECTOR” MEANS CHARITIES AND VOLUNTARY ORGANISATIONS DEFINED AS FOLLOWS: “CHARITIES” ARE ORGANISATIONS, WHICH ARE ESTABLISHED FOR EXCLUSIVELY CHARITABLE PURPOSES IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LAW OF ENGLAND AND WALES. “VOLUNTARY ORGANISATIONS” ARE INDEPENDENT ORGANISATIONS, WHICH ARE ESTABLISHED FOR PURPOSES THAT ADD VALUE TO THE COMMUNITY AS A WHOLE, OR A SIGNIFICANT SECTION OF THE COMMUNITY, AND WHICH ARE NOT PERMITTED BY THEIR CONSTITUTION TO MAKE A PROFIT FOR PRIVATE DISTRIBUTION. VOLUNTARY ORGANISATIONS DO NOT INCLUDE LOCAL GOVERNMENT OR OTHER STATUTORY AUTHORITIES.

Governing document

CIO - Foundation Registered 09 May 2016

Area of benefit

Local

Organisation type

Charitable Incorporated Organisation

Other names

Scl

Policies

Risk management
Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Conflicts of interest
Volunteer management
Paying staff
  • 8 Trustees
  • 0 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Rev Jon Philip Grant Living Springs Up-to-date
Sandwell Council Of Voluntary Organisations (S.C.V.O.) Up-to-date
Bishop David Urquhart Birmingham Churches Together Up-to-date
Church Commissioners For England Up-to-date
Educational Foundation Of Lady Katherine Leveson Up-to-date
Harrison-Rogers-Lozo Foundation Up-to-date
The Foundation Of Lady Katherine Leveson Up-to-date
Hazel Margaret Bloxham Ymca Black Country Group Up-to-date
Bev Thomas None on record
Bishop Clive Gregory None on record
Rev David Gould The Faithful Neighbourhoods Centre Out-of-date
Rosemary Ann Edwards Sheath Ba Msc (Chair) None on record
Esther Kathryn Spence None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Sandwell