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Data for financial year ending 31 December 2018

British Association For The Advancement Of Science

  • Income

    £2.8M

  • Spending

    £3.1M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 212479 Company no. RC000056

Contact details

Public address

  • The British Association For The, Advancement Of S, Wellcome Wolfson Building, 165 Queen's Gate, London, SW7 5HD

Aims & activities

Our mission is?to transform the diversity and inclusivity of science; to reach under-served audiences, and increase the number of people who are actively engaged and involved in science. By unlocking the potential of a more diverse group of people, we increase our ability to tackle some of the world?s biggest challenges and shape our future for the better.

What the charity does

  • Education/training
  • Arts/culture/heritage/science
  • Economic/community development/employment

Who the charity helps

  • Children/young people
  • Other defined groups
  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Makes grants to organisations
  • Acts as an umbrella or resource body
  • Other charitable activities

Income and Endowments:

£2.8M

* £-24.1K investment gains(losses)

Expenditure:

£3.1M

Assets and liabilities

  • £39.0K Own use assets
  • £1.1M Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £1.1M Other assets
  • £746.7K Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable spending ratios

108%
3%
0%

Charitable objects

TO GIVE A STRONG IMPULSE AND A MORE SYSTEMATIC DIRECTION TO SCIENTIFIC INQUIRY; TO PROMOTE THE INTERCOURSE OF THOSE WHO CULTIVATE SCIENCE IN DIFFERENT PARTS OF THE BRITISH COMMONWEALTH WITH ONE ANOTHER AND WITH FOREIGN PHILOSOPHERS; TO OBTAIN MORE GENERAL ATTENTION FOR THE OBJECTS OF SCIENCE AND THE REMOVAL OF ANY DISADVANTAGES OF A PUBLIC KIND WHICH IMPEDE ITS PROGRESS; TO MAINTAIN, DEVELOP AND EXTEND THE SOCIAL AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS OF SCIENCE.

Governing document

ROYAL CHARTER DATED 21 APRIL 1928 AS VARIED BY SUPPLEMENTAL CHARTER DATED 3 AUGUST 1960 AND REVISED STATUES DATED 15 AUGUST 1960, SUPPLEMENTAL CHARTER DATED 10 FEBRUARY 1997 AND AMENDED STATUTES DATED 18 MAY 2006.

Area of benefit

Worldwide

Organisation type

Standard registration

Other names

British Science Association

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.

  • 11 Trustees
  • 31 Employees
  • 600 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Professor Brian Ratcliffe None on record
Catherine Brown Hubbub Foundation Uk Up-to-date
Dr Sarah Main Foundation For Science And Technology Up-to-date
Suzanne Gage None on record
Louise Archer None on record
Steven Hill None on record
Matthew Robert Locke The Audience Agency Up-to-date
Stephen Nuttall None on record
Kalli Ann Bowyer None on record
Gisela Abbam (Chair) None on record
Darryl Brissett-Dowe None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Northern Ireland
  • Scotland
  • Throughout England And Wales