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Data for financial year ending 31 December 2018

River Church

  • Income

    £546.9K

  • Spending

    £532.8K

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1146525 Company no. 7926500

Contact details

Public address

  • River Church, The Summit, 2 Castle Hill Terrace, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 4JP

Aims & activities

River church aims to advance Christian faith and hope in the Thames Valley, the UK and abroad; bring relief to those in need, financial hardship or suffering from illness or deprivation; further education in the Thames Valley, the UK and abroad as appropriate; and improve the living conditions in communities where River churches reside; by improving local facilities or providing recreation.

What the charity does

  • Education/training
  • The prevention or relief of poverty
  • Overseas aid/famine relief
  • Religious activities
  • Economic/community development/employment
  • Human rights/religious or racial harmony/equality or diversity

Who the charity helps

  • Children/young people
  • Elderly/old people
  • Other charities or voluntary bodies
  • Other defined groups
  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Makes grants to individuals
  • Makes grants to organisations
  • Provides human resources
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides services
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information

Income and Endowments:

£546.9K

Expenditure:

£532.8K

Assets and liabilities

  • £2.4K Own use assets
  • £0.0K Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £400.0K Other assets
  • £23.1K Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable spending ratios

97%
100%
3%

Charitable objects

THE CHARITY'S OBJECTS ARE FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT AND ARE RESTRICTED TO THE FOLLOWING: (A)TO ADVANCE THE CHRISTIAN FAITH IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE STATEMENT OF BELIEFS IN THE SCHEDULE HERETO ATTACHED IN SUCH PARTS OF THE THAMES VALLEY, THE UNITED KINGDOM OR THE WORLD AS THE TRUSTEES MAY FROM TIME TO TIME THINK FIT AND TO FULFIL SUCH OTHER PURPOSES WHICH ARE EXCLUSIVELY CHARITABLE ACCORDING TO THE LAW OF ENGLAND AND WALES AND ARE CONNECTED WITH THE CHARITABLE WORK OF THE CHARITY; (B)TO RELIEVE PERSONS WHO ARE IN CONDITIONS OF NEED, FINANCIAL HARDSHIP OR SICKNESS AND WHO MAY BE AGED AND TO RELIEVE THE DISTRESS CAUSED THEREBY IN THE SAID LOCATION AND IN SUCH OTHER PARTS OF THE UNITED KINGDOM OR THE WORLD AS THE TRUSTEES MAY FROM TIME TO TIME THINK FIT; (C)TO FURTHER CHRISTIAN OR SECULAR EDUCATION IN SUCH PARTS OF THE THAMES VALLEY, THE UNITED KINGDOM AND THE WORLD AS THE TRUSTEES MAY FROM TIME TO TIME THINK FIT; (D)TO PROVIDE OR ASSIST IN THE PROVISION OF FACILITIES IN THE INTERESTS OF SOCIAL WELFARE FOR RECREATION OR OTHER LEISURE TIME OCCUPATION OF INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE NEED OF SUCH FACILITIES BY REASON OF THEIR YOUTH, AGE, INFIRMITY OR DISABILITY, FINANCIAL HARDSHIP OR SOCIAL CIRCUMSTANCES WITH THE OBJECT OF IMPROVING THEIR CONDITIONS OF LIFE.

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES INCORPORATED 27/01/2012 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 06/01/2014

Area of benefit

Buckinghamshire, Slough, Surrey, Windsor And Maidenhead, China, Germany, Nepal, Thailand, Turkey, Uganda

Organisation type

Standard registration

Policies

Risk management
Investment
Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Conflicts of interest
Volunteer management
Complaints handling
Paying staff
  • 8 Trustees
  • 13 Employees
  • 350 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Ian Mackenzie Linton Frontiers Up-to-date
Simon Roy Tempest None on record
Caroline Grace Read Links International Up-to-date
Michael John Holt (Chair) None on record
Alistair John Handford None on record
Ashvinder Sanger None on record
Mary Kathleen Porter None on record
Rachael Jane Pymm None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Buckinghamshire
  • China
  • Germany
  • Hong Kong
  • Mozambique
  • Nepal
  • Slough
  • Somalia
  • Surrey
  • Thailand
  • West Berkshire
  • Windsor And Maidenhead