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Data for financial year ending 31 December 2017

The Printing Charity

  • Income

    £1.6M

  • Spending

    £2.4M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 208882

Contact details

Public address

  • The Printing Charity, Underwood House, 235 Three Bridges Road, Crawley, RH10 1LS

Aims & activities

We have been supporting people of all ages working in printing, packaging and publishing since 1827. Our charitable aims include promoting independence, protecting dignity and furthering education. We meet the needs of those we help through financial, emotional and practical support, and work strategically with industry partners and organisations to champion the future talent.

What the charity does

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

Who the charity helps

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

How the charity works

  • Makes grants to individuals
  • Makes grants to organisations
  • Provides human resources
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides services
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information

Income and Endowments:

£1.6M

* £2.8M investment gains(losses)

Expenditure:

£2.4M

Assets and liabilities

  • £6.0M Own use assets
  • £33.1M Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £845.4K Other assets
  • £162.4K Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable spending ratios

157%
79%
0%

Charitable objects

(A) THE RELIEF OF AGED OR POOR AND DISTRESSED PERSONS BEING PERSONS WHO ARE OR WERE EITHER PRINTERS OR OTHER PERSONS EMPLOYED OR FORMERLY EMPLOYED IN THE PRINTING TRADE OR ANY ALLIED TRADE. (B) THE RELIEF OF THE WIDOWS AND CHILDREN OF ELIGIBLE PERSONS DECEASED, SUCH WIDOWS OR CHILDREN BEING THEMSELVES AGED OR IN DISTRESS AND IN NEED OF RELIEF. (C) THE EDUCATION OF THE CHILDREN OF ELIGIBLE PERSONS. (FOR FURTHER DETAILS SEE SUPPLEMENTARY CHARTER OF 23RD OCTOBER 1972).

Governing document

ROYAL CHARTER GRANTED 03/01/1865 AS AMENDED BY SUPPLEMENTAL CHARTER DATED 03/01/1952 AS AMENDED BY SUPPLEMENTAL CHARTER DATED 23/10/1972 AS AMENDED ON 07/10/1865 AS AMENDED ON 03/01/1996 AS AMENDED BY ORDER IN COUNCIL DATED 18/05/2004 AS AMENDED BY ORDER IN COUNCIL DATED 29/06/2011 AS AMENDED BY SUPPLEMENTAL CHARTER DATED 14/07/2014

Organisation type

Standard registration

Policies

Risk management
Investment
Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Conflicts of interest
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.

  • 7 Trustees
  • 23 Employees
  • 3 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
James Povey None on record
Jon Wright (Chair) None on record
Mr Steve Sibbald None on record
Raffiq Moosa None on record
Julia Cole None on record
Pauline Blake None on record
Brett Lawrence None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • France
  • Northern Ireland
  • Scotland
  • Throughout England And Wales