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Data for financial year ending 31 March 2018

The British Academy For The Promotion Of Historical Philosophical And Philological Studies

  • Income

    £62.2M

  • Spending

    £47.0M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 233176

Contact details

Public address

  • The British Academy, 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AH

Aims & activities

To inspire, recognise and support high achievement in the humanities and social sciences throughout the UK and internationally, and to champion their role and value.

What the charity does

  • Education/training
  • Arts/culture/heritage/science
  • Environment/conservation/heritage
  • Other charitable purposes

Who the charity helps

  • Other charities or voluntary bodies
  • Other defined groups
  • 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
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
  • Acts as an umbrella or resource body
  • Other charitable activities

Income and Endowments:

£62.2M

* £-67.1K investment gains(losses)

Expenditure:

£47.0M

Assets and liabilities

  • £15.6M Own use assets
  • £17.3M Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £20.1M Other assets
  • £17.3M 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

75%
96%
24%

Charitable objects

THE PROMOTION OF THE HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

Governing document

ROYAL CHARTER DATED 8 AUGUST 1902. SUPPLEMENTAL CHARTERS 11 MARCH 1960, 17 JUNE 1980, 22 OCTOBER 2002. LATEST VERSION OF BYELAWS EFFECTIVE 19 DECEMBER 2002

Organisation type

Standard registration

Other names

The British Academy

Policies

Risk management
Investment
Conflicts of interest
Complaints handling
Paying staff

Land And Property

This charity owns and/or leases land or property.

  • 25 Trustees
  • 65 Employees
  • 0 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Professor Genevra Richardson None on record
Professor Sir David Cannadine Fbafsafrsl (Chair) The Past And Present Society Up-to-date
Dr Charles Tripp Altajir Trust Up-to-date
Professor Nicholas Sims-Williams Corpus Inscriptionum Iranicarum Up-to-date
The Ancient India And Iran Trust Up-to-date
Prof Julian Birkinshaw The Society For The Advancement Of Management Studies Limited Up-to-date
Professor Aditi Lahiri The Philological Society Up-to-date
The Principal And Fellows Of Somerville College Up-to-date
Uk Alexander Von Humboldt Association Up-to-date
Professor Jane Humphries Economic History Society Up-to-date
Sarah Whatmore Keble College In The University Of Oxford Out-of-date
Prof Sarah Worthington The Society Of Legal Scholars Up-to-date
Prof Michael Moriarty The Master (Or Keeper) And Fellows Of Peterhouse In The University Of Cambridge Up-to-date
Professor Ash Amin None on record
Dominic Abrams Anne Frank Trust Uk Up-to-date
Sally Shuttleworth None on record
Professor Roger Kain Cbe, Fba None on record
Professor Julia Barrow Royal Historical Society Up-to-date
Professor Glynis Jones Friends Of The Porter Valley Up-to-date
Revd Professor Diarmaid Macculloch Kt, Fba Lambeth Palace Library Trust Fund Up-to-date
Professor Anne Phillips Fba None on record
Professor John Scott Cbe, Fba None on record
Dr Eleanor Dickey The Philological Society Up-to-date
Professor Christine Bell Fba None on record
Professor Stella Bruzzi Fba None on record
Professor Hamish Scott Fba None on record
Professor Joanna Bourke Fba None on record
Professor Simon Keay Fba None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Northern Ireland
  • Scotland
  • Throughout England And Wales