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Data for financial year ending 31 March 2018

Action Foundation

  • Income

    £988.9K

  • Spending

    £904.4K

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1132051 Company no. 6946097

Contact details

Public address

  • The Castlegate Centre, Melbourne Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 2JQ

Aims & activities

We support asylum seekers, refugees and other migrants in the North East of England to lead lives that are safe, independent and fulfilled, by providing supported accommodation and free English language and employment classes. Our ?Skills for Life? English language classes are delivered from our classrooms in Newcastle and Sunderland, as well as in other centres through our community partnerships.

What the charity does

  • Education/training
  • The prevention or relief of poverty
  • Accommodation/housing
  • Economic/community development/employment

Who the charity helps

  • Elderly/old people
  • Other defined groups
  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides services
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information

Income and Endowments:

£988.9K

Expenditure:

£904.4K

Assets and liabilities

  • £125.0K Own use assets
  • £0.0K Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £238.4K Other assets
  • £107.9K Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable spending ratios

86%
6%
9%

Charitable objects

THE OBJECTS FOR WHICH THE COMPANY IS ESTABLISHED FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT ARE: 3.1 THE PREVENTION AND/OR RELIEF OF POVERTY BY THE PROVISION OF ADVICE AND ASSISTANCE, TRAINING AND THE PROVISION OF HOUSING AND ACCOMMODATION FOR PERSONS IN NEED OF SUCH PROVISIONS AND THE IMPROVEMENT OF HOUSING AND LIVING CONDITIONS FOR SUCH PERSONS; 3.2 THE ADVANCEMENT OF EDUCATION FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT; 3.3 THE RELIEF OF THOSE IN NEED BY REASON OF THEIR YOUTH, AGE, ILL HEALTH, DISABILITY, FINANCIAL HARDSHIP OR SOCIAL DISADVANTAGE, PARTICULARLY PERSONS SUFFERING OR RECOVERING FROM SUBSTANCE ABUSE, EATING DISORDERS, PROSTITUTION OR PERSONS IN SIMILAR SITUATIONS; AND 3.4 THE PROMOTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS (AS SET OUT IN THE UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS AND SUBSEQUENT UNITED NATIONS CONVENTIONS AND DECLARATIONS) THROUGHOUT THE WORLD BY RELIEVING NEED AMONG THE VICTIMS OF HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSE.

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION INCORPORATED 6 OCTOBER 2009

Area of benefit

Undefined. In Practice, North East England And The World

Organisation type

Standard registration

Policies

Risk management
Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Volunteer management
Complaints handling
Paying staff

Land And Property

This charity owns and/or leases land or property.

  • 9 Trustees
  • 15 Employees
  • 224 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Peter Maiden Operation Mobilisation Up-to-date
The Capernwray Missionary Fellowship Of Torchbearers Up-to-date
Ian Galloway None on record
Adrian Corner Smith (Chair) None on record
David Lyall None on record
Ruth Linda Evans None on record
Andrew Coulson None on record
Jayne Patricia Powell None on record
Mark Francis Hall None on record
Maedeh Mesgarnezhad None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Gateshead
  • Newcastle Upon Tyne City
  • Sunderland