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Data for financial year ending 31 December 2017

The Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution

  • Income

    £8.4M

  • Spending

    £6.6M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 208858

Contact details

Public address

  • Shaw House, 27 West Way, Botley, Oxford, OX2 0QH

Aims & activities

Farming's oldest and largest charity, operating in England and Wales. Providing financial assistance to retired and working farmers, farm managers and their families. Domestic costs only.

What the charity does

  • Education/training
  • Disability
  • The prevention or relief of poverty
  • Accommodation/housing
  • Other charitable purposes

Who the charity helps

  • Children/young people
  • Elderly/old people
  • People with disabilities
  • Other defined groups

How the charity works

  • Makes grants to individuals
  • Provides other finance
  • Provides services

Income and Endowments:

£8.4M

* £2.0M investment gains(losses)

Expenditure:

£6.6M

Assets and liabilities

  • £24.4M Own use assets
  • £42.0M Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £4.1M Other assets
  • £292.0K Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable spending ratios

75%
88%
22%

Charitable objects

THE PROVISION OF PENSIONS, GRANTS, RELIEF AND ASSISTANCE TO NECESSITOUS PERSONS WHO ARE OR HAVE BEEN BONA FIDE FARMERS (WHETHER MALE OR FEMALE) OR ARE OR HAVE BEEN MARRIED TO OR ARE CHILDREN OF SUCH FARMERS IN SUCH FORM, ON SUCH CONDITIONS AND IN SUCH MANNER AS MAY FROM TIME TO TIME BE DETERMINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE INSTITUTION.

Governing document

ROYAL CHARTER 1935, AS AMENDED BY SUPPLEMENTAL CHARTERS 1955, 1958 AND 1984, SCHEME 5 FEBRUARY 1999, ORDERS IN COUNCIL 14 SEPTEMBER 2001, 12 FEBRUARY 2002 AND 15 MAY 2003.

Area of benefit

National

Organisation type

Standard registration

Other names

R A B I

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. Some or all of this land or property must be used for the charity’s purposes.

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Throughout England And Wales