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Data for financial year ending 31 March 2018

The Commonwealth War Graves Foundation

  • Income

    £41.2K

  • Spending

    £33.1K

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1171947

Contact details

Public address

  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission, 2 Marlow Road, Maidenhead, SL6 7DX

Aims & activities

The CWGF is a charitable foundation highlighting the work of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC). We engage young people from communities around the UK interested in the story of our common sacrifice and shared history. By supporting the CWGF, people will enable us to fund education and activities which will capture the public imagination, and highlight the work the CWGC does.

What the charity does

  • Education/training
  • Economic/community development/employment
  • Other charitable purposes

Who the charity helps

  • Other charities or voluntary bodies
  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Makes grants to organisations
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Accounts and trustees' annual report

31 Mar 2018 (308KB)

Charitable objects

THE OBJECTS OF THE CIO ARE FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT: (A) TO PROMOTE AND SUPPORT THE MAINTENANCE AND UPKEEP OF GRAVES, CEMETERIES, BUILDINGS AND MEMORIALS FOR THE BURIAL AND COMMEMORATION OF MEMBERS OF THE NAVAL, MILITARY AND ARMED FORCES FROM COUNTRIES OF THE COMMONWEALTH WHO WERE KILLED DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR OR THE SECOND WORLD WAR ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD, IN PARTICULAR (BUT WITHOUT LIMITATION), THROUGH THE SUPPORT OF CHARITABLE ACTIVITIES UNDERTAKEN BY THE COMMONWEALTH WAR GRAVES COMMISSION; (B) TO ADVANCE CITIZENSHIP AMONG THE PEOPLE OF THE COMMONWEALTH THROUGH THE COMMEMORATION OF MEMBERS OF THE NAVAL, MILITARY AND ARMED FORCES FROM COUNTRIES OF THE COMMONWEALTH WHO WERE KILLED DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR AND THE SECOND WORLD WAR; AND (C) TO ADVANCE THE EDUCATION OF THE PUBLIC IN THE HISTORY OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR AND THE SECOND WORLD WAR, IN PARTICULAR (BUT WITHOUT LIMITATION), THROUGH ADVANCING EDUCATION IN THE LIVES OF THOSE COMMEMORATED BY THE COMMONWEALTH WAR GRAVES COMMISSION AND IN THE HISTORY OF THE CEMETERIES, BUILDINGS AND MEMORIALS MAINTAINED BY THE COMMONWEALTH WAR GRAVES COMMISSION.

Governing document

CIO - ASSOCIATION REGISTERED 08 MAR 2017 AMENDED ON 06 MAY 2017

Organisation type

Charitable Incorporated Organisation

Policies

Volunteer management
Complaints handling
  • 8 Trustees
  • 0 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Dame Judith Mayhew Jonas Dbe St Peter's College (Otherwise Known As Westminster School) Up-to-date
Westminster School Scholarship And Bursary Fund Up-to-date
Roslyn Joan Kelly Ao (Chair) None on record
He Janice Charette None on record
Brig Alastair Andrew Bernard Reibey Bruce Of Crionaich None on record
Sir Adrian Alastair Montague None on record
Lady Lucy French None on record
Captain Jagjeet Singh-Sohal None on record
The Rt Hon Kevan Jones Mp None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Throughout England And Wales