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Data for financial year ending 31 December 2017

Royal Artillery Charitable Fund

  • Income

    £1.8M

  • Spending

    £1.6M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 210202 Company no. 163205

Contact details

Public address

  • Rhqra, Artillery House, Royal Artillery Barracks, Larkhill, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP4 8QT

Aims & activities

Promoting efficiency and welfare of all ranks serving in the Royal Artillery, incl TA. Relief and assistance to past and present members of the Royal Artillery and their dependants who are in need Grants to soldiers and officers, serving or retired who are in need.

What the charity does

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

Who the charity helps

  • Other defined groups

How the charity works

  • Makes grants to individuals
  • Makes grants to organisations

Income and Endowments:

£1.8M

* £3.1M investment gains(losses)

Expenditure:

£1.6M

Assets and liabilities

  • £996.4K Own use assets
  • £32.5M Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £1.5M Other assets
  • £896.4K Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable spending ratios

87%
96%
12%

Charitable objects

(1) IN PROMOTING THE EFFICIENCY AND WELFARE OF ALL OR ANY MEMBERS OF ALL RANKS SERVING IN THE ROYAL ARTILLERY WHETHER REGULAR, SPECIAL RESERVE, RESERVE, OR TEMPORARY; AND (2) IN THE RELIEF AND ASSISTANCE OF ALL OR ANY PAST, PRESENT OR FUTURE MEMBERS OF ALL RANKS OF THE ROYAL ARTILLERY WHETHER REGULAR, SPECIAL RESERVE, RESERVE, OR TEMPORARY AND THEIR FAMILIES AND DEPENDANTS, AND THE FAMILIES AND DEPENDANTS OF ANY DECEASED MEMBER (TOGETHER REFERRED TO AS ‘THE MEMBERS OF THE ROYAL ARTILLERY, THEIR FAMILIES AND DEPENDENTS’) WHO ARE IN NEED OF SUCH RELIEF OR ASSISTANCE BY REASON OF POVERTY, DISABILITY, SICKNESS, INFIRMITY OR OTHERWISE.

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES INCORPORATED 23/01/1920 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 12/05/1965 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 21/06/2006 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 04/07/2007 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 11/07/2012 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION REGISTERED AT COMPANIES HOUSE ON 14 JUL 2017

Area of benefit

Not Defined.

Organisation type

Standard registration

Policies

Risk management
Investment
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.

  • 12 Trustees
  • 5 Employees
  • 0 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Mr C Fletcher-Wood The Army And Navy Club Benevolent Fund Up-to-date
Major Andrew John Dines Td The Royal Artillery General Charitable Trust Up-to-date
Colonel Christopher Comport Obe Td Dl Lichfield And Bilston Drill Halls Trust Fund Up-to-date
Brigadier Mark Nicholas Pountain Cbe Our Wilton Trust Up-to-date
David Cullen Obe (Chair) Royal Artillery Institution Limited Up-to-date
Major James Oliver Leighton Td None on record
Colonel William George Prior None on record
Colonel Michael James Kelly Royal Artillery Institution Limited Up-to-date
The Royal Artillery General Charitable Trust Up-to-date
Michael Relph Mbe The Kennet Valley At War Trust Up-to-date
Colonel John Musgrave Royal Artillery Institution Limited Up-to-date
The Royal Artillery General Charitable Trust Up-to-date
Colonel Hugh Baker Royal Artillery Institution Limited Up-to-date
Colonel Giles Harry Malec Royal Artillery Institution Limited Up-to-date

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Northern Ireland
  • Scotland
  • Throughout England And Wales