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Data for financial year ending 30 April 2018

The Charities Aid Foundation

  • Income

    £597.7M

  • Spending

    £482.5M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 268369

Contact details

Public address

  • Charities Aid Foundation, 25 Kings Hill Avenue, Kings Hill, West Malling, ME19 4TA

Aims & activities

Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) is a registered charity with a simple aim: to make charity donations go further. We make it easier for donors to give and for charities to manage their money. We do this by enabling donors to give tax-efficiently to charities, helping employers run community programmes and offering charities low-cost banking, investment and fundraising services.

What the charity does

  • General charitable purposes

Who the charity helps

  • Other charities or voluntary bodies

How the charity works

  • Makes grants to organisations
  • Provides other finance
  • Provides services
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Sponsors or undertakes research

Income and Endowments:

£597.7M

* £14.7M investment gains(losses)

Expenditure:

£482.5M

Assets and liabilities

  • £4.8M Own use assets
  • £649.8M Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £1873.2M Other assets
  • £1113.2M Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Trading

This charity has one or more trading subsidiaries

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable spending ratios

81%
0%
19%

Charitable objects

TO BENEFIT ANY CHARITABLE INSTITUTION, TO USE ITS FUNDS FOR ANY CHARITABLE PURPOSES WHERESOEVER IN THE WORLD.

Governing document

TRUST DEED DATED 02/10/1974 AS AMENDED BY DEED DATED 04/11/1981 AS AMENDED BY DEED DATED 10/08/1982 AS AMENDED BY DEED DATED 13/11/1985 AS AMENDED BY DEED DATED 13/11/1991 AS AMENDED BY DEED DATED 10/11/1994 AS AMENDED BY DEED DATED 07/04/1996 AS AMENDED BY DEED DATED 14/03/2002 AS AMENDED BY DEED DATED 19/03/2004 AS AMENDED BY DEED DATED 25/09/2008 AS AMENDED BY DEED DATED 01/06/2010 AS AMENDED BY DEED DATED 05/02/2016

Area of benefit

National And Overseas

Organisation type

Standard registration

Other names

Caf
Gaye
Give As You Earn

Other Regulators

Financial Conduct Authority

Policies

Risk management
Investment
Conflicts of interest
Volunteer management
Complaints handling
Paying staff

Land And Property

This charity owns and/or leases land or property.

  • 9 Trustees
  • 554 Employees
  • 30 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
The Honourable James Henry Leigh-Pemberton Cvo The Duke Of Cornwall's Benevolent Fund Up-to-date
Peter Kellner The National Council For Voluntary Organisations Up-to-date
Uprising Leadership Up-to-date
Janet Pope Camden School Foundation Of Frances Mary Buss Up-to-date
Matthew Sean Hammerstein None on record
Roger Perkin None on record
Tiina Le-Seong Lee None on record
Susannah Storey None on record
Carole Machell None on record
Cyrus Ardalan None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Canada
  • Russia
  • Throughout England And Wales
  • United States