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Data for financial year ending 31 March 2018

Crafts Council

  • Income

    £4.2M

  • Spending

    £4.0M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 280956

Contact details

Public address

  • 44A Pentonville Road, London, N1 9BY

Aims & activities

Our goal is to make the UK the best place to make, see, collect and learn about contemporary craft Our aims are to: To build a strong economy and infrastructure for contemporary craft To increase and diversify the audience for contemporary craft To champion high quality contemporary craft practice nationally and internationally

What the charity does

  • Arts/culture/heritage/science

Who the charity helps

  • Children/young people
  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • 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:

£4.2M

Expenditure:

£4.0M

Assets and liabilities

  • £1.1M Own use assets
  • £0.0K Long term investments
  • £-50.4K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £706.0K Other assets
  • £377.8K Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable spending ratios

95%
85%
4%

Charitable objects

TO ADVANCE AND ENCOURAGE THE CREATION AND CONSERVATION OF ARTICLES OF FINE CRAFTSMANSHIP AND TO FOSTER PROMOTE AND INCREASE THE INTEREST OF THE PUBLIC IN THE WORK OF CRAFTSMEN AND THE ACCESSIBILITY OF THOSE WORKS TO THE PUBLIC.

Governing document

ROYAL CHARTER 20 JULY 1982 AMENDED ORDER OF COUNCIL 20 JULY 1993 SCHEME 13 DECEMBER 1993

Area of benefit

National

Organisation type

Standard registration

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.

  • 12 Trustees
  • 46 Employees
  • 28 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Bruce Brown None on record
Clare Twomey Craft Pottery Charitable Trust Up-to-date
The Clay Foundation Out-of-date
Anthony Lilley Obe Blast Theory Up-to-date
Professor Geoffrey Crossick (Chair) The Horniman Public Museum And Public Park Trust Up-to-date
The National Film And Television School Up-to-date
Brigid Rentoul Channing House Incorporated, Highgate Up-to-date
Beverley Rider None on record
Michael Eden None on record
Dr Zoe Laughlin None on record
Matt Durran None on record
Andrew Marshall None on record
Maria Amidu None on record
Reyahn King None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Scotland
  • Throughout England And Wales