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Recently registered charity

The Houghton Community Benefit Fund

This charity has been recently registered - it does not need to update its information until 10 months after its first financial period ends.

Charity no. 1175843

Contact details

  • Tel: 01794388070

Public address

  • Blacklake Farm, Houghton, Stockbridge, SO20 6LT

Aims & activities

The Houghton Community Benefit Fund provides grants to parishioners living in the parish of Houghton Hampshire for the benefit of the wider community.

What the charity does

  • General charitable purposes
  • The advancement of health or saving of lives
  • Disability
  • Arts/culture/heritage/science
  • Amateur sport
  • Environment/conservation/heritage
  • Economic/community development/employment
  • Recreation
  • Other charitable purposes

Who the charity helps

How the charity works

  • Makes grants to individuals
  • Makes grants to organisations
  • Provides other finance
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
  • Acts as an umbrella or resource body

Charitable objects

. OBJECTS (1) THE OBJECTS OF THE CIO ARE TO FURTHER SUCH EXCLUSIVELY CHARITABLE OBJECTS AND PURPOSES, SAVE FOR THOSE EXCLUDED UNDER CLAUSE 3(2) BELOW, AS THE CHARITY TRUSTEES MAY IN THEIR DISCRETION THINK FIT, FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE INHABITANTS OF THE PARISH OF HOUGHTON, HAMPSHIRE ("THE PARISH"), INCLUDING BUT NOT CONFINED TO ANY ONE OR MORE OF THE FOLLOWING PURPOSES: (A) THE PROVISION, MAINTENANCE OR ENHANCEMENT OF A VILLAGE HALL, OR OF FACILITIES OR AMENITIES THEREIN OR ANCILLARY THERETO, FOR USE OF THE INHABITANTS OF THE PARISH, WITHOUT DISTINCTION OF POLITICAL , RELIGIOUS OR OTHER OPINIONS; (B) THE PROVISION OF FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR THE MAINTENANCE OR ENHANCEMENT OF THE PARISH CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS, HOUGHTON, OR OF FACILITIES OR AMENITIES THEREIN OR ANCILLARY THERETO; (C) THE PROVISION, MAINTENANCE OR ENHANCEMENT OF PUBLIC SERVICES OR AMENITIES FOR THE BENEFIT OF INHABITANTS OF THE PARISH; (D) THE PROVISION, MAINTENANCE OR ENHANCEMENT OF FACILITIES IN THE PARISH FOR RECREATION, SPORT OR OTHER LEISURE TIME OCCUPATION, IN THE INTERESTS OF SOCIAL WELFARE, WHETHER FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE INHABITANTS GENERALLY OF THE PARISH OR FOR THE BENEFIT OF THOSE INHABITANTS OF THE PARISH WHO BY REASON OF YOUTH, AGE, INFIRMITY OR DISABLEMENT, POVERTY OR SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC CIRCUMSTANCES HAVE NEED OF SUCH FACILITIES; (E) THE CONSERVATION, PROTECTION, PRESERVATION, OR ENHANCEMENT OF THE PHYSICAL AND NATURAL ENVIRONMENT OF THE PARISH; (F) OTHER CHARITABLE PURPOSES FOR THE GENERAL BENEFIT OF THE INHABITANTS OF THE PARISH WHICH ARE NOT PROVIDED FOR FROM RATES, TAXES OR OTHER PUBLIC FUNDS. (2) THE PERMITTED PURPOSES AND OBJECTS OF THE CIO SHALL NOT INCLUDE THE FUNDING OF OR PROVISION FOR FORMAL ACADEMIC EDUCATION IN ANY SCHOOL, COLLEGE OR OTHER EDUCATIONAL ESTABLISHMENT. (3) NOTHING IN THIS CONSTITUTION SHALL AUTHORISE AN APPLICATION OF THE PROPERTY OF THE CIO FOR PURPOSES WHICH ARE NOT CHARITABLE. (4) THE INHABITANTS OF THE PARISH SHALL BE DEFINED FOR THE PURPOSE OF THIS CONSTITUTION AS ALL INDIVIDUALS RECORDED ON THE REGISTER OF ELECTORS FROM TIME TO TIME AS BEING RESIDENT IN THE PARISH, TOGETHER WITH THEIR MINOR CHILDREN RESIDENT IN THE PARISH.

Governing document

CIO - FOUNDATION Registered 21 Nov 2017

Organisation type

Charitable Incorporated Organisation

  • 9 Trustees
  • Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Michael John Woodhall Hampshire Archives Trust Up-to-date
Hampshire Gardens Trust Up-to-date
Romsey And District Buildings Preservation Trust Limited Up-to-date
Winchester Excavations Committee Up-to-date
Ingrid Burt (Chair) None on record
James Scougall None on record
Martin Bryars None on record
Vernon Middleton None on record
Susan Welch None on record
Thomas Graham None on record
Richard Priestley None on record
Graham Inskip None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Hampshire