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Data for financial year ending 31 March 2018

The Hobson Charity Limited

  • Income

    £7.0M

  • Spending

    £3.8M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 326839 Company no. 01890971

Contact details

Public address

  • Po Box, No. 57691, London, NW7 0GR

Aims & activities

CURRENTLY FULLY COMMITTED: The aim of the charity is to offer grants to registered charities seeking to raise the quality of life, particularly for those who are young, disadvantaged, deprived, disabled or elderly. Grants are usually confined to specific items or projects in England and Wales and settled after the purchase has been confirmed. Multi-year or repeat grants are not usually considered.

What the charity does

  • Education/training
  • The advancement of health or saving of lives
  • The prevention or relief of poverty
  • Religious activities
  • Arts/culture/heritage/science
  • Amateur sport
  • Animals
  • Environment/conservation/heritage
  • Armed forces/emergency service efficiency

Who the charity helps

  • Children/young people
  • People with disabilities
  • Other charities or voluntary bodies
  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Makes grants to organisations

Income and Endowments:

£7.0M

* £-3.4M investment gains(losses)

Expenditure:

£3.8M

Assets and liabilities

  • £0.0K Own use assets
  • £27.8M Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £21.3M Other assets
  • £2.2M Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable spending ratios

55%
100%
45%

Charitable objects

(A) THE RELIEF OF POVERTY, SUFFERING AND DISTRESS AMONG THE AGED IMPOTENT AND POOR INHABITANTS OF THE UK AND THE PROVISION OF FACILITIES FOR RECREATION AND OTHER LEISURE TIME OCCUPATION FOR THEM GENERALLY IN THE INTERESTS OF THEIR SOCIAL WELFARE WITHIN THE MEANING OF THE RECREATIONAL CHARITIES ACT 1958 AND AS THEREIN LIMITED. (B) THE ADVANCEMENT OF EDUCATION AMONGST THE INHABITANTS OF THE UK GENERALLY. (C) THE FURTHERANCE OF SUCH OTHER CHARITABLE PURPOSES BENEFICIAL TO SUCH COMMUNITIES OF THE UK AS THE COMPANY MAY THINK FIT. (D) TO MAKE GRANTS TO SUCH ASSOCIATIONS, TRUSTS, SOCIETIES OR CORPORATIONS AS ARE ESTABLISHED FOR CHARITABLE PURPOSES.

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION INCORPORATED 28TH FEBRUARY 1985 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION 16TH SEPTEMBER 1987

Area of benefit

The United Kingdom

Organisation type

Standard registration

Policies

Risk management
Investment
Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Conflicts of interest
Complaints handling

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Throughout England And Wales