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Data for financial year ending 31 December 2018

David And Elaine Potter Foundation

  • Income

    £325.0K

  • Spending

    £1.0M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1078217

Contact details

Public address

  • 5 Welbeck Street, London, W1G 9YQ

Aims & activities

The Foundation provides grants to organisations that support projects promoting education, civil society and research that contribute to economic development and well-being in a plural, rational and tolerant society.

What the charity does

  • General charitable purposes
  • Education/training
  • The prevention or relief of poverty
  • Arts/culture/heritage/science
  • Economic/community development/employment
  • Human rights/religious or racial harmony/equality or diversity

Who the charity helps

  • Other charities or voluntary bodies
  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Makes grants to organisations
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
Financial history
Compliance history

Charitable objects

THE TRUSTEES SHALL HOLD THE TRUST FUND AND ITS INCOME UPON TRUST TO APPLY THEM FOR:- (1) THE ADVANCEMENT OF EDUCATION OF THE PUBLIC IN PARTICULAR, BUT WITHOUT PREJUDICE TO THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, THE EDUCATION OF THE PUBLIC THROUGH SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH AND THE DISSEMINATION TO THE PUBLIC OF THE USEFUL RESULTS OF SUCH RESEARCH; AND (2) SUCH OTHER CHARITABLE PURPOSES AS THE TRUSTEES IN THEIR ABSOLUTE DISCRETION FROM TIME TO TIME THINK FIT. PROVIDED THAT THE TRUSTEES MAY AT THEIR ABSOLUTE DISCRETION FOR THE PERIOD OF TWENTY ONE YEARS FROM THE DATE OF THIS DEED INSTEAD OF APPLYING THE INCOME OF THE CHARITY IN ANY YEAR ACCUMULATE ALL OR ANY PART OF SUCH INCOME AT COMPOUND INTEREST BY INVESTING THE SAME AND THE RESULTING INCOME IN ANY OF THE AUTHORISED INVESTMENTS AND HOLD THE SAME AS AN ACCRETION TO AND AS PART OF THE CAPITAL OF THE CHARITY WITHOUT PREJUDICE TO THE THEIR RIGHT TO APPLY THE WHOLE OR ANY PART OF SUCH ACCUMULATED INCOME IN ANY SUBSEQUENT YEAR AS IF THE SAME WERE INCOME OF THE CHARITY ARISING IN THE THEN CURRENT YEAR.

Governing document

DECLARATION OF TRUST DATED 28/09/1999 AS AMENDED ON 30/04/2008

Organisation type

Standard registration

Policies

Risk management
Investment
Conflicts of interest
Complaints handling
Paying staff

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • South Africa
  • Throughout England And Wales
  • United States