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Data for financial year ending 31 December 2018

Jnf Charitable Trust

  • Income

    £22.3M

  • Spending

    £13.3M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 225910 Company no. 355248

Contact details

Public address

  • Jnf Charitable Trust, Mountcliff House, 154 Brent Street, London, NW4 2BF

Aims & activities

JNF UK is an organisation raising funds for environmental and humanitarian causes in Israel.

What the charity does

  • General charitable purposes
  • Education/training
  • The advancement of health or saving of lives
  • Disability
  • The prevention or relief of poverty
  • Accommodation/housing
  • Religious activities
  • Arts/culture/heritage/science
  • Environment/conservation/heritage
  • Economic/community development/employment
  • Recreation

Who the charity helps

  • Children/young people
  • Elderly/old people
  • People with disabilities
  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

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

Income and Endowments:

£22.3M

* £-29.0K investment gains(losses)

Expenditure:

£13.3M

Assets and liabilities

  • £163.0K Own use assets
  • £8.2M Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £32.0M Other assets
  • £8.8M Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public

Trading

This charity has one or more trading subsidiaries

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable spending ratios

57%
94%
40%

Charitable objects

THE FURTHERANCE WITHIN THE STATE OF ISRAEL OF ANY OF THE FOLLOWING PURPOSES, BEING CHARITABLE ACCORDING TO THE LAWS OF ENGLAND AND WALES, FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE POPULATION OF THE STATE OF ISRAEL, NAMELY: 3.1 THE PREVENTION OF RELIEF OF POVERTY BY PROVIDING GRANTS OR OTHER FORMS OF FINANCIAL OR OTHER MATERIAL ASSISTANCE TO INDIVIDUALS OR GROUPS WHO ARE IN NEED OR AT RISK OF FALLING INTO POVERTY, EITHER DIRECTLY OR THROUGH CHARITIES OR OTHER ORGANISATIONS WHICH ARE WORKING TO PREVENT OR RELIEVE POVERTY. 3.2 TO ADVANCE, PRESERVE AND PROTECT PHYSICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH, AND TO RELIEVE SICKNESS, DISABILITY AND INFIRMITY, BY PROVIDING AND ASSISTING IN THE PROVISION OF FACILITIES, SUPPORT SERVICES AND EQUIPMENT NOT NORMALLY PROVIDED BY THE STATUTORY AUTHORITIES. 3.3 TO ADVANCE THE JEWISH RELIGION, JEWISH BELIEFS AND RELIGIOUS EDUCATION (INCLUDING SUPPORTING THE EDUCATION OF JEWISH CULTURE, HISTORY, PRACTICES AND BELIEFS). 3.4 THE PROMOTION OF URBAN OR RURAL REGENERATION IN SPECIFIC AREAS OF SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC DEPRIVATION BY ALL OR ANY OF THE FOLLOWING MEANS: 3.4.1 THE RELIEF OF FINANCIAL HARDSHIP; 3.4.2 THE RELIEF OF UNEMPLOYMENT; 3.4.3 THE ADVANCEMENT OF EDUCATION, TRAINING OR RETRAINING, PARTICULARLY AMONG UNEMPLOYED PEOPLE, AND PROVIDING UNEMPLOYED PEOPLE WITH WORK EXPERIENCE; 3.4.4 THE PROVISION OF FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE, TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE OR BUSINESS ADVICE OR CONSULTANCY IN ORDER TO PROVIDE TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR UNEMPLOYED PEOPLE IN CASES OF FINANCIAL OR OTHER CHARITABLE NEED THROUGH HELP: (I) IN SETTING UP THEIR OWN BUSINESS, OR (II) TO EXISTING BUSINESSES; 3.4.5 THE CREATION OF TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES BY THE PROVISION OF WORKSPACE, BUILDINGS, AND/OR LAND FOR USE ON FAVOURABLE TERMS; 3.4.6 THE PROVISION OF HOUSING FOR THOSE WHO ARE IN CONDITIONS OF NEED AND THE IMPROVEMENT OF HOUSING IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR OR IN CHARITABLE OWNERSHIP PROVIDED THAT SUCH POWER SHALL NOT EXTEND TO RELIEVING ANY LOCAL AUTHORITIES OR OTHER BODIES OF A STATUTORY DUTY TO PROVIDE OR IMPROVE HOUSING; 3.4.7 THE MAINTENANCE, IMPROVEMENT OR PROVISION OF PUBLIC AMENITIES; 3.4.8 THE PRESERVATION OF BUILDINGS OR SITES OF HISTORIC OR ARCHITECTURAL IMPORTANCE; 3.4.9 THE PROVISION OF RECREATIONAL FACILITIES, INCLUDING PARKS, FOR THE PUBLIC AT LARGE OR THOSE WHO BY REASON OF THEIR YOUTH, AGE, INFIRMITY OR DISABLEMENT, FINANCIAL HARDSHIP OR SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC CIRCUMSTANCES, HAVE NEED OF SUCH FACILITIES; 3.4.10 THE PROTECTION OR CONSERVATION OF THE ENVIRONMENT; 3.4.11 THE PROVISION OF PUBLIC HEALTH FACILITIES AND CHILDCARE; AND/OR 3.4.12 THE PROMOTION OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND PREVENTION OF CRIME. 3.5 TO HELP YOUNG PEOPLE, ESPECIALLY BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY THROUGH LEISURE TIME ACTIVITIES, SO AS TO DEVELOP THEIR CAPABILITIES THAT THEY MAY GROW TO FULL MATURITY AS INDIVIDUALS AND MEMBERS OF SOCIETY AND PROVIDING SUPPORT AND ACTIVITIES WHICH DEVELOP THEIR SKILLS, CAPACITIES AND CAPABILITIES TO ENABLE THEM TO PARTICIPATE IN SOCIETY AS MATURE AND RESPONSIBLE INDIVIDUALS. 3.6 TO ACT AS A RESOURCE BY PROVIDING FACILITIES, EQUIPMENT, ADVICE AND ASSISTANCE AND BY ORGANISING PROGRAMMES OF PHYSICAL, EDUCATIONAL AND OTHER ACTIVITIES AS A MEANS OF: 3.6.1 ADVANCING EDUCATION; 3.6.2 RELIEVING UNEMPLOYMENT; AND 3.6.3 PROVIDING RECREATIONAL AND LEISURE TIME ACTIVITIES IN THE INTERESTS OF SOCIAL WELFARE FOR INDIVIDUALS AND GROUPS AND/OR FOR THOSE WHO ARE IN SPECIAL NEED BY REASON OF THEIR YOUTH, AGE, INFIRMITY OR DISABILITY, POVERTY OR SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC CIRCUMSTANCES, WITH A VIEW TO IMPROVING THE CONDITIONS OF LIFE OF SUCH PERSONS. 3.7 TO PROMOTE RELIGIOUS AND RACIAL HARMONY AND SOCIAL COHESION BY: 3.7.1 CREATING AND MAKING AVAILABLE SPACES, BOTH COVERED AND OPEN, FOR CONSTRUCTIVE INTERACTION; 3.7.2 ORGANISING AND PROMOTING PROGRAMMES FOR CONSTRUCTIVE INTERACTION; 3.7.3 PROMOTING FAITH AND INTERFAITH PROJECTS WHICH ARE CONDUCIVE TO SOCIAL COHESION; AND 3.7.4 RELIEVING THE NEEDS OF THOSE PEOPLE WHO ARE SOCIALLY EXCLUDED AND ASSISTING THEM TO INTEGRATE INTO SOCIETY. FOR THE PURPOSE OF THIS CLAUSE ?SOCIALLY EXCLUDED? MEANS BEING EXCLUDED FROM SOCIETY, OR PARTS OF SOCIETY, AS A RESULT OF ONE OF MORE OF THE FOLLOWING FACTORS: UNEMPLOYMENT; FINANCIAL HARDSHIP; YOUTH OR OLD AGE; ILL HEALTH (PHYSICAL OR MENTAL); SUBSTANCE ABUSE OR DEPENDENCY INCLUDING ALCOHOL AND DRUGS; DISCRIMINATION ON THE GROUNDS OF SEX, RACE, DISABILITY, ETHNIC ORIGIN, RELIGION, BELIEF, CREED, SEXUAL ORIENTATION OR GENDER RE-ASSIGNMENT; POOR EDUCATIONAL OR SKILLS ATTAINMENT; RELATIONSHIP AND FAMILY BREAKDOWN; POOR HOUSING (THAT IS HOUSING THAT DOES NOT MEET BASIC HABITABLE STANDARDS); CRIME (EITHER AS A VICTIM OF CRIME OR AS AN OFFENDER REHABILITATING INTO SOCIETY). 3.8 TO PROMOTE THE CONSERVATION PROTECTION AND IMPROVEMENT OF THE PHYSICAL AND NATURAL ENVIRONMENT BY PLANTING TREES, BUILDING AND CREATING PARKS, AND PROMOTING BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY. 3.9 TO PROMOTE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT BY: 3.9.1 THE PRESERVATION, CONSERVATION AND THE PROTECTION OF THE ENVIRONMENT AND THE PRUDENT USE OF RESOURCES; 3.9.2 THE RELIEF OF POVERTY AND THE IMPROVEMENT OF THE CONDITIONS OF LIFE IN SOCIALLY AND ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED COMMUNITIES; AND 3.9.3 THE PROMOTION OF SUSTAINABLE MEANS OF ACHIEVING ECONOMIC GROWTH AND REGENERATION. IN THIS CLAUSE ?SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT? MEANS DEVELOPMENT WHICH MEETS THE NEEDS OF THE PRESENT WITHOUT COMPROMISING THE ABILITY OF FUTURE GENERATIONS TO MEET THEIR OWN NEEDS. 3.10 TO DEVELOP THE CAPACITY AND SKILLS OF THE SOCIALLY AND ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED, IN SUCH A WAY THAT THEY ARE BETTER ABLE TO IDENTIFY, AND HELP MEET, THEIR NEEDS AND TO PARTICIPATE MORE FULLY IN SOCIETY. 3.11 SUCH OTHER PURPOSES THAT ARE CHARITABLE ACCORDING TO THE LAWS OF ENGLAND AND WALES AS THE TRUSTEES IN THEIR DISCRETION MAY DETERMINE FROM TIME TO TIME.

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES INCORPORATED 21/07/1939 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 19/07/1955 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 29/12/1960 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 30/12/1968 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 05/11/1988 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 02/04/2006 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 11/09/2006 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 11/02/2008 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 05/08/2015

Area of benefit

State Of Israel

Organisation type

Standard registration

Other names

J N F Charitable Trust
J.N.F. Charitable Trust
Jnf Uk

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.

  • 10 Trustees
  • 21 Employees
  • 30 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Samuel Hayek (Chair) Kkl Charity Accounts Up-to-date
The Holy Land Foundation Up-to-date
The Jnf Educational Trust Up-to-date
Murray Lee None on record
Marilyn Waisman Kkl Charity Accounts Up-to-date
Guy Avshalom Franks Family Foundation Up-to-date
David Anthony Berens The President Reagan Memorial Fund Trust Up-to-date
Howard Norman Wayne Kkl Charity Accounts Up-to-date
Gary Mond None on record
Rabbi Alan Kimche None on record
Gideon Falter None on record
Alan Mendoza Kkl Charity Accounts Up-to-date

Areas of operation

List of regions

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