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Data for financial year ending 05 April 2019

The Brian Mercer Charitable Trust

  • Income

    £1.2M

  • Spending

    £971.0K

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1076925

Contact details

Public address

  • Beever & Struthers, Central Buildings, Richmond Terrace, Blackburn, BB1 7AP

Aims & activities

The BMCT awards grants to charities and organisations whose aims are: a) Prevention of, or relief from, disadvantage and suffering resulting from poverty, ill-health, or other causes globally. b) Promotion of visual arts, and artistic talent especially in the North West of England. c) Support for charitable community initiatives local to Blackburn, Lancashire

What the charity does

  • The advancement of health or saving of lives
  • The prevention or relief of poverty
  • Overseas aid/famine relief
  • Arts/culture/heritage/science
  • Economic/community development/employment
  • Other charitable purposes

Who the charity helps

  • Other charities or voluntary bodies

How the charity works

  • Makes grants to organisations

Income and Endowments:

£1.2M

Expenditure:

£971.0K

Assets and liabilities

  • £0.0K Own use assets
  • £30.5M Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £1.4M Other assets
  • £663.5K Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Charitable spending ratios

69%
11%
21%

Charitable objects

1) THE ADVANCEMENT OF EDUCATION AND IN PARTICULAR, BUT NOT RESTRICTED TO, THE PROVISION OF GRANTS FOR THE PROMOTION OF MEDICAL AND SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH AND THE DISSEMINATION OF THE USEFUL RESULTS THEREOF 2) GENERAL CHARITABLE PURPOSESS

Governing document

TRUST DEED DATED 5 JULY 1999

Area of benefit

Any Part Of The World

Organisation type

Standard registration

Other names

Brian Mercer Trust

Policies

Investment

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Blackburn With Darwen
  • Burkina Faso
  • Congo (Democratic Republic)
  • India
  • Malawi
  • Togo
  • Uganda
  • Zambia