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Data for financial year ending 31 December 2018

The Asfari Foundation

  • Income

    £5.4M

  • Spending

    £4.8M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1116751 Company no. 05938633

Contact details

Public address

  • The Asfari Foundation, Unit A, 1-3 Canfield Place, London, NW6 3BT

Aims & activities

The Asfari Foundation's mission is to help young people make a valuable contribution to society by empowering them through education, research and the power of free thinking. It also encourages the development of civil society, as well as providing humanitarian relief in emergencies in its target countries. The Foundation does all its work through partnerships with other organisations.

What the charity does

  • General charitable purposes
  • Education/training
  • 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
  • Human rights/religious or racial harmony/equality or diversity
  • Other charitable purposes

Who the charity helps

  • Children/young people
  • People of a particular ethnic or racial origin
  • Other charities or voluntary bodies
  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Makes grants to individuals
  • Makes grants to organisations
  • Sponsors or undertakes research

Income and Endowments:

£5.4M

* £-0.2M investment gains(losses)

Expenditure:

£4.8M

Assets and liabilities

  • £17.2K Own use assets
  • £13.1M Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £2.3M Other assets
  • £1.0M Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable spending ratios

89%
0%
11%

Charitable objects

TO FURTHER SUCH CHARITABLE OBJECTS AS THE TRUSTEES IN THEIR ABSOLUTE DISCRETION THINK FIT BUT TO INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING 2. THE RELIEF OF POVERTY, IN PARTICULAR THROUGH THE PROVISION OF ACCOMMODATION, INCLUDING THE DEVELOPMENT OF ORPHANAGES AND HOMES FOR UNDERPRIVILEGED CHILDREN THROUGHOUT THE WORLD. C. PUBLISHING ANY OTHER EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS D. ORGANISING CONFERENCES E. PROVIDING SCHOLARSHIPS FOR SCHOOLS AND UNIVERSITIES TO SUPPORT UNDERPRIVILEGED CHILDREN TO PURSUE EDUCATION 1. THE ADVANCEMENT OF EDUCATION BY ANY OR ALL OF THE FOLLOWING MEANS: A. ESTABLISHING AND SUPPORTING SCHOOLS, UNIVERSITIES AND OTHER EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES B. COMMISSIONING, SUPPORTING OR PROMOTING RESEARCH AND PUBLISHING IN ANY MEDIA THE RESULTS OF THAT RESEARCHH

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES INCORPORATED as amended on 14 Oct 2016

Area of benefit

Syria, Lebanon, Palestine

Organisation type

Standard registration

Policies

Risk management
Investment
Conflicts of interest
  • 7 Trustees
  • 6 Employees
  • 0 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Sawsan Asfari The Galilee Foundation Up-to-date
Adeeb Asfari None on record
Ayman Asfari (Chair) None on record
Rasha Elmasry None on record
John Ferguson None on record
Dr Marwan Muasher None on record
Kareem Asfari None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Jordan
  • Lebanon
  • Occupied Palestinian Territories
  • Throughout England And Wales