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Data for financial year ending 31 December 2017

The Save The Children Fund

  • Income

    £406.6M

  • Spending

    £408.1M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 213890 Company no. 178159

Contact details

Public address

  • Save The Children, 1 St. John's Lane, London, EC1M 4AR

Aims & activities

TO RELIEVE THE DISTRESS AND TO PROMOTE THE WELFARE OF CHILDREN IN ANY COUNTRY OR COUNTRIES, WITHOUT DIFFERENTIATION ON THE GROUND OF RACE, COLOUR, NATIONALITY, CREED OR SEX TO EDUCATE THE PUBLIC CONCERNING THE NATURE, CAUSES AND EFFECTS OF DISTRESS, AND WANT OF WELFARE AS AFORESAID, AND TO CONDUCT AND PROCURE RESEARCH CONCERNING THE SAME AND TO MAKE AVAILABLE THE USEFUL RESULTS THEREOF.

What the charity does

  • Education/training
  • The advancement of health or saving of lives
  • Disability
  • The prevention or relief of poverty
  • Overseas aid/famine relief

Who the charity helps

  • Children/young people

How the charity works

  • Makes grants to organisations
  • Provides human resources
  • Provides services
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
  • Acts as an umbrella or resource body

Income and Endowments:

£406.6M

* £2.1M investment gains(losses)

Expenditure:

£408.1M

Assets and liabilities

  • £8.1M Own use assets
  • £38.6M Long term investments
  • £-15.9M Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £112.1M Other assets
  • £81.2M 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

100%
91%
0%

Charitable objects

TO RELIEVE THE DISTRESS AND HARDSHIP, AND TO PROMOTE THE WELFARE OF CHILDREN IN ANY COUNTRY OR COUNTRIES, PLACE OR PLACES WITHOUT DIFFERENTIATION ON THE GROUND OF RACE, COLOUR, NATIONALITY, CREED OR SEX AND TO EDUCATE THE PUBLIC CONCERNING THE NATURE, CAUSES AND EFFECTS OF DISTRESS, HARDSHIP AND WANT OF WELFARE AS AFORESAID, AND TO CONDUCT AND PROCURE RESEARCH CONCERNING THE SAME AND TO MAKE AVAILABLE THE USEFUL RESULTS THEREOF TO THE PUBLIC.

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES INCORPORATED 01/12/1921 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 19/04/1951 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 17/10/1957 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 29/10/1958 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 15/10/1959 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 22/10/1964 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 20/01/1966 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 15/11/1966 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 19/03/1968 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 23/06/1983 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 26/07/1990 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 26/09/1991 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 29/09/1994 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 24/09/1998 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 23/09/2003 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 19/02/2004 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 23/02/2006 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 28/03/2008 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 30/06/2008 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 21/06/2010 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 08/12/2011 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 25/06/2012 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 17/07/2013 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 04/08/2014

Area of benefit

Worldwide

Organisation type

Standard registration

Other names

Save The Children

Other Regulators

Financial Conduct Authority

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.

  • 12 Trustees
  • 1,164 Employees
  • 6,000 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Naomi Eisenstadt The Education Endowment Foundation Up-to-date
Trust For London Trustee Up-to-date
Dr Sophia Jane Aubrey Mccormick None on record
Honourable Sebastian Richard Edward Cuthbert James None on record
Gareth Thomas Davies None on record
Mark Francis Swallow None on record
Lisa Rosen None on record
Anne Kathleen Fahy None on record
Arabella Elizabeth Duffield None on record
David Ripert Sadler's Wells Development Trust Up-to-date
Sadler's Wells Trust Limited Up-to-date
Dianna Patricia Melrose None on record
Charles Richard Arklay Steel (Chair) None on record
Babatunde Soyoye None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Afghanistan
  • Albania
  • Australia
  • Bangladesh
  • Belgium
  • Bhutan
  • Bolivia
  • Brazil
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burma
  • Cambodia
  • Central African Republic
  • Chile
  • China
  • Colombia
  • Comoros
  • Congo (Democratic Republic)
  • Ecuador
  • Egypt
  • El Salvador
  • Ethiopia
  • Finland
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Guatemala
  • Guinea
  • Haiti
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iraq
  • Israel
  • Ivory Coast
  • Japan
  • Jordan
  • Kenya
  • Laos
  • Lebanon
  • Liberia
  • Malawi
  • Mali
  • Mexico
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Nepal
  • Netherlands
  • Nicaragua
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • North Korea
  • Northern Ireland
  • Norway
  • Occupied Palestinian Territories
  • Pakistan
  • Panama
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Romania
  • Rwanda
  • Senegal
  • Serbia
  • Sierra Leone
  • Singapore
  • Somalia
  • South Africa
  • South Sudan
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sudan
  • Switzerland
  • Syria
  • Tajikistan
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand
  • Throughout England And Wales
  • Turkey
  • Turkmenistan
  • Uganda
  • Ukraine
  • United States
  • Vanuatu
  • Vietnam
  • Yemen
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe