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Data for financial year ending 31 December 2017

Royal Engineers Association

  • Income

    £1.2M

  • Spending

    £1.9M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 258322

Contact details

Public address

  • The Royal Engineers Association, Ravelin Building, Brompton Barracks, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4UG

Aims & activities

To provide financial and other assistance to serving and former members of the Corps, their spouses, widows, widowers and dependants who are in need through poverty. To make grants, within Association Guidelines, to the Army Benevolent Fund and to other charities that further the objectives of the Association.

What the charity does

  • General charitable purposes
  • The advancement of health or saving of lives
  • Disability
  • The prevention or relief of poverty
  • Armed forces/emergency service efficiency

Who the charity helps

  • Children/young people
  • Elderly/old people
  • People with disabilities
  • Other charities or voluntary bodies
  • Other defined groups

How the charity works

  • Makes grants to individuals
  • Makes grants to organisations

Income and Endowments:

£1.2M

* £954.7K investment gains(losses)

Expenditure:

£1.9M

Assets and liabilities

  • £0.0K Own use assets
  • £11.9M Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £1.2M Other assets
  • £511.6K Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Charitable spending ratios

154%
100%
0%

Charitable objects

A. TO PROMOTE AND SUPPORT THE CORPS AMONG MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATION IN THE FOLLOWING WAYS: (1) BY FOSTERING ESPRIT DE CORPS AND A SPIRIT OF COMRADESHIP AND SERVICE. (2) BY MAINTAINING AN AWARENESS OF CORPS TRADITIONS. (3) BY ACTING AS A LINK BETWEEN SERVING AND RETIRED MEMBERS OF THE CORPS. B. TO PROVIDE FINANCIAL AND OTHER ASSISTANCE TO SERVING AND FORMER MEMBERS OF THE CORPS, THEIR SPOUSES, WIDOWS, WIDOWERS AND DEPENDANTS WHO ARE IN NEED THROUGH POVERTY. C. TO MAKE GRANTS, WITHIN ASSOCIATION GUIDELINES, TO THE ARMY BENEVOLENT FUND AND TO OTHER CHARITIES THAT FURTHER THE OBJECTIVES OF THE ASSOCIATION.

Governing document

DEED OF DECLARATION OF TRUST DATED 19 NOVEMBER 1968 AND SUPPLEMENTAL DEED DATED 1 DECEMBER 1974 AS VARIED BY A SCHEME OF THE COMMISSIONERS DATED 11TH AUGUST 1997

Organisation type

Standard registration

Other names

Rea

Policies

Risk management
Investment
Conflicts of interest
Complaints handling
Paying staff
  • 18 Trustees
  • 4 Employees
  • 0 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Brigadier Andy Craig Obe None on record
Col Matthew Quare Mbe Adc Royal Engineers Central Charitable Trust Up-to-date
Royal Engineers Vocational Education And Training Trust Up-to-date
The Royal Engineers Museum Up-to-date
Colonel Chris Davies Mbe None on record
Lt Col Adrian Bunting None on record
Major Philip Gill Mbe Jp None on record
Maj Gen A S Dickinson Cbe (Chair) Royal Engineers Central Charitable Trust Up-to-date
Bob Prosser Bem None on record
Wo2 Simon Tolley None on record
Eric Hargreaves None on record
John Bell None on record
Lt Col Martin Heffer None on record
Lt Col Larry Inge None on record
Garrie Owens None on record
Brigadier Matthew Bazeley Royal Engineers Central Charitable Trust Up-to-date
Royal Engineers Vocational Education And Training Trust Up-to-date
Peter Luscombe None on record
Wo1 Steven Webster None on record
Brian Simm None on record
Philip Webb None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Northern Ireland
  • Scotland
  • Throughout England And Wales