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Data for financial year ending 31 December 2018

Tusk Trust

  • Income

    £9.9M

  • Spending

    £9.7M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 803118

Contact details

Public address

  • 4 Cheapside House, High Street, Gillingham, Dorset, SP8 4AA

Aims & activities

Tusk's mission is to amplify the impact of progressive conservation initiatives across Africa. We partner with the most effective local organisations, investing in their in-depth knowledge and expertise, to protect endangered species, reduce human-wildlife conflict, find sustainable solutions to preserve critical habitats and combat the global demand for illegal wildlife products.

What the charity does

  • Education/training
  • Overseas aid/famine relief
  • Animals
  • Environment/conservation/heritage
  • Economic/community development/employment

Who the charity helps

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

How the charity works

  • Makes grants to individuals
  • Makes grants to organisations
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
  • Acts as an umbrella or resource body

Income and Endowments:

£9.9M

* £-88.7K investment gains(losses)

Expenditure:

£9.7M

Assets and liabilities

  • £43.6K Own use assets
  • £1.1M Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £1.2M Other assets
  • £114.7K Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public

Trading

This charity has one or more trading subsidiaries

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable spending ratios

98%
94%
2%

Charitable objects

TO PROMOTE THE PRESERVATION OF ALL WILD ANIMALS IN THEIR NATURAL HABITAT IN AFRICA AND THEIR PROTECTION FROM EXTINCTION FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT.

Governing document

DECLARATION OF TRUST DATED 9TH MARCH 1990, AMENDED BY SCHEME DATED 10/05/2005

Area of benefit

Africa

Organisation type

Standard registration

Policies

Risk management
Investment
Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Conflicts of interest
Complaints handling
Paying staff
  • 10 Trustees
  • 10 Employees
  • 0 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Hon Stephen Hartwig Willoughby Watson (Chair) Tusk Trust Limited Recently registered
Deborah Meaden None on record
Timothy Robert Gwinnett Jackson Tusk Trust Limited Recently registered
Nick Tims None on record
Mark Robert John Tyndall Tusk Trust Limited Recently registered
Susan Mary Canney None on record
Alexender Rhodes None on record
Patrick Harveson None on record
Philip Ihenacho None on record
Lady Sarah Fairbairn None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Angola
  • Botswana
  • Cameroon
  • Comoros
  • Congo
  • Congo (Democratic Republic)
  • Gabon
  • Ghana
  • Guinea
  • Kenya
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Mali
  • Namibia
  • Nigeria
  • Rwanda
  • Sierra Leone
  • South Africa
  • Tanzania
  • Throughout England And Wales
  • Uganda
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe