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Data for financial year ending 30 September 2017

Wac Arts

  • Income

    £2.1M

  • Spending

    £2.1M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 267043 Company no. 1158819

Contact details

Public address

  • Old Town Hall, 213 Haverstock Hill, London, NW3 4QP

Aims & activities

Wac Arts is a multifunctional charity comprising a number of departments: WAC- provides access to the performing arts for the young, the disabled and disadvantaged Centre - room lettings

What the charity does

  • General charitable purposes
  • Education/training
  • Disability
  • Arts/culture/heritage/science

Who the charity helps

  • Children/young people
  • Elderly/old people
  • People with disabilities
  • Other charities or voluntary bodies
  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Provides human resources
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides services
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
  • Acts as an umbrella or resource body

Income and Endowments:

£2.1M

Expenditure:

£2.1M

Assets and liabilities

  • £7.0M Own use assets
  • £0.0K Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £517.4K Other assets
  • £587.6K Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable spending ratios

101%
100%
0%

Charitable objects

(A). TO PROMOTE, MAINTAIN, IMPROVE AND ADVANCE PUBLIC EDUCATION PARTICULARLY BY THE PROMOTION OF EDUCATIONAL DRAMA AND OTHER FINE ARTS, ESPECIALLY THOSE ACTIVITIES WHICH SEEK TO MAKE THE ARTS RELEVANT TO THE COMMUNITY, INCLUDING DRAMA, MIME, DRAMATIC IMPROVISATION, LITERATURE, DANCE, SINGING AND MUSIC, AND TO FORMULATE, PREPARE AND ESTABLISH SCHEMES AND ACTIVITIES. (B). FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT, IN THE INTERESTS OF SOCIAL WELFARE TO PROVIDE OR ASSIST IN THE PROVISION OF, FACILITIES FOR RECREATION OR OTHER LEISURE-TIME AND NON-LEISURE TIME ACTIVITIES WITH THE OBJECT OF IMPROVING THE LIVES OF THOSE WHO NEED THEM BECAUSE THEY ARE YOUNG, OLDER, INFIRM, DISABLED, POOR OR SOCIALLY AND/OR ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED, AND THE FACILITIES WILL BE AVAILABLE TO THE MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC AT LARGE. (C). TO PROVIDE SUPPORT AND SERVICES TO CHARITIES AND OTHER ORGANISATIONS TO HELP THEM PROMOTE THE EFFECTIVENESS AND EFFICIENCY OF THOSE ORGANISATIONS. SERVICES MAY INCLUDE PROFESSIONAL ADVICE, TRAINING, EVENT AND CONFERENCE MANAGEMENT AND ACCOMMODATION. (D). TO PROMOTE AND IMPROVE CITIZENSHIP AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT VIA THE USE OF ITS SERVICES AND ASSETS.

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES INCORPORATED 31/01/1974 AS AMENDED BY CERTIFICATE OF INCORPORATION ON CHANGE OF NAME DATED 07/02/1985 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 19/05/1994 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 04/06/2007 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION REGISTERED AT COMPANIES HOUSE ON 24/05/2010 AS AMENDED BY CERTIFICATE OF INCORPORATION ON CHANGE OF NAME DATED 15/01/2012 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 03 OCT 2016

Organisation type

Standard registration

Other names

Wac

Other Regulators

Ofsted (Office For Standards In Education)

Policies

Risk management
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.

  • 10 Trustees
  • 95 Employees
  • 40 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Lew Hodges The Guildhall School Trust Up-to-date
The Hamden Trust Up-to-date
Elizabeth Cleaver (Chair) The Hamden Trust Up-to-date
Mark Malcomson C D W Davidson Bequest Up-to-date
The City Literary Institute Up-to-date
The Hamden Trust Up-to-date
Andrew Shaw The Hamden Trust Up-to-date
Rosie Hytner The Hamden Trust Up-to-date
Julianne Gilbert The Hamden Trust Up-to-date
Jolyon Brewis The Hamden Trust Up-to-date
Christine Kinnear The Hamden Trust Up-to-date
Paul Mcmahon The Hamden Trust Up-to-date
David Blake None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Throughout London