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Data for financial year ending 31 December 2017

National Art Collections Fund

  • Income

    £13.7M

  • Spending

    £15.6M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 209174

Contact details

Public address

  • 2 Granary Square, King's Cross, London, N1C 4BH

Aims & activities

The Art Fund enriches museums and galleries throughout the UK with works of art of all kinds; campaigns for the widest possible access to art; and promotes the enjoyment of art through its membership scheme.

What the charity does

  • Arts/culture/heritage/science

Who the charity helps

  • Other defined groups

How the charity works

  • Makes grants to organisations

Income and Endowments:

£13.7M

* £4.4M investment gains(losses)

Expenditure:

£15.6M

Assets and liabilities

  • £5.9M Own use assets
  • £47.1M Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £7.8M Other assets
  • £6.3M Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public
Works with commercial participants
with an agreement in place

Trading

This charity has one or more trading subsidiaries

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable spending ratios

116%
89%
0%

Charitable objects

TO SECURE BY PURCHASE, GIFT, EXCHANGE OR OTHERWISE WORKS OF ART, AND OBJECTS OF NATIONAL AND HISTORICAL IMPORTANCE FOR PRESENTATION OR LOAN TO THE PUBLIC ART COLLECTIONS OF THE UNITED KINGDOM, DOMINIONS AND COLONIES.

Governing document

ROYAL CHARTER AND BYE-LAWS, DECEMBER 1928 AND SUPPLEMENTAL CHARTER DATED 8TH FEBRUARY 1977.

Area of benefit

Great Britain And The Commonwealth

Organisation type

Standard registration

Other names

The Art Fund

Policies

Risk management
Investment
Conflicts of interest
Volunteer management
Complaints handling
Paying staff

Land And Property

This charity owns and/or leases land or property.

  • 17 Trustees
  • 55 Employees
  • 550 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Professor Antony Griffiths Print Quarterly Publications Up-to-date
The Henry Moore Foundation Up-to-date
Tessa Jackson Centre For Chinese Contemporary Art Up-to-date
The Society For The Management And Distribution Of The Artists Fund - Benevolent Fund Up-to-date
Jeremy David Fletcher Palmer None on record
Michael Gregg Wilson Obe Dana And Albert R Broccoli Foundation (Uk) Limited Up-to-date
Philippa Glanville Fsa None on record
Chris Smith (Chair) The College Or Hall Of Valence Mary Commonly Pembroke College In The University Of Cambridge Up-to-date
The Maudslay Scholarship Foundation Up-to-date
The Sixteen Up-to-date
Prof Chris Gosden Keble College In The University Of Oxford Up-to-date
Caroline Butler The Pilgrim Trust Up-to-date
Professor Lisa Tickner None on record
Dame Liz Forgan Dbe The National Youth Orchestra Of Great Britain Up-to-date
Alastair Laing The Hall Bequest Up-to-date
Monisha Shah Caterham School Limited Up-to-date
Donmar Warehouse Projects Limited Up-to-date
Rose Bruford College Of Theatre And Performance Up-to-date
Professor Richard Deacon None on record
Axel Ruger None on record
Professor Marcia Pointon None on record
Isaac Julien Parasol Unit Foundation For Contemporary Art Up-to-date
Katrina Brown None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Northern Ireland
  • Scotland
  • Throughout England And Wales