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Data for financial year ending 31 December 2017

The French Huguenot Church Of London Charitable Trust

  • Income

    £399.2K

  • Spending

    £375.5K

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 249017

Contact details

  • Tel: 02079695500

Public address

  • Haysmacintyre, 10 Queen Street Place, London, EC4R 1AG

Aims & activities

Under the provisions of the governing scheme, income of the Church Fund is paid to the Consistory of The French Protestant Church of London for its purposes, income of the Educational Fund is applied for the promotion of education of persons aged under 25 and income of the Hardship Fund (formerly the Poor Fund) is applied to reduce need, hardship and stress for certain categories of people.

What the charity does

  • Education/training
  • The prevention or relief of poverty

Who the charity helps

  • Children/young people
  • Elderly/old people
  • People with disabilities

How the charity works

  • Makes grants to individuals
  • Makes grants to organisations
Financial history
Compliance history

Charitable objects

(1) THE TRUSTEES SHALL PAY THE YEARLY INCOME OF THE PROPERTY SPECIFIED IN PART II OF THE SCHEDULE OF SCHEME DATED 17 JULY 1998 TO THE TREASURER OF THE CONSISTORY TO BE APPLIED FOR THE PURPOSES OF THE CHURCH. (2) THE TRUSTEES SHALL APPLY THE YEARLY INCOME ARISING FROM THE PROPERTY SPECIFIED IN PART III OF THE SAID SCHEDULE (HEREINAFTER REFERRED TO AS THE EDUCATIONAL FUND) IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS FOR THE PROMOTION OF EDUCATION HEREINAFTER CONTAINED. (3)(A) THE TRUSTEES SHALL APPLY THE INVESTMENT SPECIFIED IN PART V OF THE SAID SCHEDULE (REPRESENTING FOURNIER'S GIFT) AND ONE THIRD OF THE YEARLY INCOME OF THE PROPERTY SPECIFIED IN PART IV OF THE SAID SCHEDULE (REPRESENTING THE POOR FUND) IN RELIEVING, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS FOR THE RELIEF IN NEED HEREINAFTER CONTAINED, PERSONS WHO ARE IN CONDITIONS OF NEED, HARDSHIP OR DISTRESS AND WHO FALL INTO THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES, AND IN THE FOLLOWING ORDER OF PRIORITY: (I) PERSONS WHO OR WHOSE PARENTS ARE MEMBERS OF THE CHURCH; (II) PERSONS OF FRENCH PROTESTANT DESCENT; (III) SUCH OTHER PERSONS AS THE TRUSTEES THINK FIT. (B) THE TRUSTEES SHALL APPLY ONE THIRD OF THE YEARLY INCOME OF THE PROPERTY SPECIFIED IN PART IV OF THE SAID SCHEDULE IN PAYMENT OF PENSIONS TO POOR PERSONS IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS FOR PENSIONS HEREINAFTER CONTAINED: PROVIDED THAT A PREFERENCE BE GIVEN TO THE POOR RELATIONS (IF ANY) OF JEANNE BASSE. (C) THE TRUSTEES SHALL APPLY THE REMAINING ONE THIRD OF THE YEARLY INCOME OF THE PROPERTY SPECIFIED IN PART IV OF THE SAID SCHEDULE IN THE PAYMENT OF PENSIONS TO POOR SPINSTERS OR WIDOWS OF NOT LESS THAN 50 YEARS OF AGE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS HEREINAFTER CONTAINED: PROVIDED THAT A PREFERENCE BE GIVEN TO THE POOR RELATIONS (IF ANY) OF ESTHER COQUEAU. (D) IF AND IN SO FAR AS INCOME OF THE POOR FUND CANNOT BE APPLIED IN ANY YEAR IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF PARAGRAPHS (B) AND (C) OF THIS SUB-CLAUSE THE TRUSTEES MAY APPLY THE SAME FOR RELIEF IN NEED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF PARAGRAPH (A) OF THIS SUB-CLAUSE. PROMOTION OF EDUCATION:- (1) THE TRUSTEES SHALL APPLY THOSE FUNDS APPLICABLE FOR THE PROMOTION OF EDUCATION IN PROMOTING THE EDUCATION (INCLUDING SOCIAL AND PHYSICAL TRAINING) OF PERSONS UNDER 30 YEARS OF AGE, OR IN EXCEPTIONAL CASES AT THE DISCRETION OF THE TRUSTEES PERSONS OF 30 YEARS OF AGE OR OVER OF THE FOLLOWING CLASSES AND IN THE FOLLOWING ORDER OF PRIORITY: (A) PERSONS WHO ARE WHOSE PARENTS ARE MEMBERS OF THE CHURCH; (B) PERSONS OF FRENCH PROTESTANT DESCENT; (C) SUCH OTHER PERSONS AS THE TRUSTEES THINK FIT. (2) WITHOUT PREJUDICE TO THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, THE TRUSTEES MAY APPLY THE SAID FUNDS- (A) IN AWARDING TO SUCH PERSONS SCHOLARSHIPS, EXHIBITIONS, BURSARIES, MAINTENANCE ALLOWANCES OR GRANTS TENABLE AT ANY SCHOOL, UNIVERSITY, COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, OR OTHER INSTITUTION OF FURTHER (INCLUDING PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL) EDUCATION APPROVED FOR THE PURPOSE BY THE TRUSTEES; (B) IN PROVIDING FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE, OUTFITS, CLOTHING, TOOLS, INSTRUMENTS OR BOOKS TO ASSIST SUCH PERSONS TO PURSUE THEIR EDUCATION (INCLUDING THE STUDY OF MUSIC OR OTHER ARTS), TO UNDERTAKE TRAVEL IN FURTHERANCE THEREOF, OR TO PREPARE FOR OR ENTER A PROFESSION, TRADE OR SERVICE ON LEAVING SCHOOL, UNIVERSITY, OR OTHER EDUCATIONAL ESTABLISHMENT. (3) WITHIN THE LIMITS PRESCRIBED BY THIS SCHEME THE TRUSTEES SHALL HAVE FULL POWER TO MAKE RULES FOR THE AWARD OF SCHOLARSHIPS, EXHIBITIONS, BURSARIES, MAINTENANCE ALLOWANCES AND OTHER BENEFITS, INCLUDING RULES AS TO THE VALUE AND PERIOD OF TENURE OF THE AWARDS AND THE QUALIFICATIONS, METHOD OF ASCERTAINMENT AND SELECTION OF CANDIDATES FOR BENEFIT. THE TRUSTEES SHALL APPLY ANY BALANCE OF THE SAID FUNDS IN AUGMENTING THE GENERAL FUNDS OF THE CHURCH IN ACCORDANCE WITH SUB-CLAUSE 51(1) OF THIS SCHEME. RELIEF OF NEED: (1) THE TRUSTEES SHALL APPLY THE INCOME AND AT THEIR DISCRETION THE PROPERTY OF THE POOR FUND APPLICABLE IN ACCORDANCE WITH PARAGRAPH (A) OF SUB-CLAUSE 51(3) OF THIS SCHEME BY MAKING GRANTS OF MONEY OR PROVIDING OR PAYING FOR ITEMS, SERVICES OR FACILITIES CALCULATED TO REDUCE THE NEED, HARDSHIP OR DISTRESS OF THE PERSONS MENTIONED IN THAT PARAGRAPH. (2) THE TRUSTEES MAY PAY FOR SUCH ITEMS, SERVICES OR FACILITIES BY WAY OF DONATIONS OR SUBSCRIPTIONS TO INSTITUTIONS OR ORGANISATIONS WHICH PROVIDE OR UNDERTAKE IN RETURN TO PROVIDE SUCH ITEMS, SERVICES OR FACILITIES FOR SUCH PERSONS. (3) THE TRUSTEES SHALL NOT COMMIT THEMSELVES TO REPEAT OR RENEW THE RELIEF GRANTED ON ANY OCCASION IN ANY CASE. PENSIONS: (1) THERE SHALL BE PAID TO EACH PENSIONER OUT OF THE INCOME OF THE POOR FUND APPLICABLE FOR PENSIONS OF SUCH AMOUNT AS THE TRUSTEES THINK FIT: PROVIDED THAT INSTEAD OF PAYING THE WHOLE OF ANY PENSION UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF PARAGRAPHS (B) AND (C) OF SUB-CLAUSE 51(3) HEREOF THE TRUSTEES MAY EXPEND ALL OR PART THEREOF FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PENSIONER IN SUCH WAYS AS THEY THINK FIT.

Governing document

SCHEME OF THE CHARITY COMMISSIONERS DATED 17 JULY 1998 AS AMENDED 15 MARCH 2000 AND 20 APRIL 2005

Organisation type

Standard registration

Policies

Risk management
Investment
Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Conflicts of interest

Land And Property

This charity owns and/or leases land or property.

  • 13 Trustees
  • 0 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Charles Edmund Maurice Martineau (Chair) Norwich French Church Charity Up-to-date
The French Hospital Up-to-date
Walsham-Le-Willows Recreation Ground Out-of-date
Alethea Mary Phelips Ato Mdm Memorial Trust Up-to-date
Henry Ralph Adeane Martineau Mdm Memorial Trust Up-to-date
Denis Faure The French Protestant Church Of London Up-to-date
Peter James Duval Huguenot Heritage Centre Up-to-date
Norwich French Church Charity Up-to-date
The French Hospital Up-to-date
The High Wycombe Choral Society Up-to-date
Westminster French Protestant School Foundation Up-to-date
Martin Frederic Harcourt Williams Huguenot Society Of Great Britain And Ireland Up-to-date
Natasha Martineau None on record
Anthony Wilson Huguenot Society Of Great Britain And Ireland Up-to-date
Mme Laurance Colchester None on record
Glynda Dawn Easterbrook Huguenot Heritage Centre Up-to-date
Huguenot Society Of Great Britain And Ireland Up-to-date
Alice Martineau None on record
Benedicte Fougier None on record
Ghislain Leugue None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Throughout London