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Data for financial year ending 31 December 2019

Esmee Fairbairn Foundation

  • Income

    £7.9M

  • Spending

    £42.0M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 200051

Contact details

Public address

  • Esmee Fairbairn Foundation, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London, N1 9AG

Aims & activities

We are one of the largest independent foundations in the UK. Our primary interests are in the arts, children and young people, the environment and social change.

What the charity does

  • General charitable purposes
  • Education/training
  • Disability
  • The prevention or relief of poverty
  • Accommodation/housing
  • Arts/culture/heritage/science
  • Environment/conservation/heritage
  • Economic/community development/employment
  • Human rights/religious or racial harmony/equality or diversity

Who the charity helps

  • Children/young people
  • Elderly/old people
  • People with disabilities
  • People of a particular ethnic or racial origin
  • Other charities or voluntary bodies
  • Other defined groups
  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Makes grants to organisations
  • Provides other finance
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space

Income and Endowments:

£7.9M

* £107.8M investment gains(losses)

Expenditure:

£42.0M

Assets and liabilities

  • £241.0K Own use assets
  • £1123.4M Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £1.7M Other assets
  • £54.3M Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Charitable spending ratios

492%
42%
0%

Charitable objects

TO FURTHER SUCH CHARITABLE PURPOSE OR PURPOSES AS THE TRUSTEES IN THEIR ABSOLUTE DISCRETION SHALL THINK FIT.

Governing document

SCHEME OF THE CHARITY COMMISSIONERS DATED 14 JANUARY 2002 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION OF THE TRUSTEES DATED 22 MARCH 2007 AS AMENDED ON 12 SEP 2017

Area of benefit

Not Defined.

Organisation type

Standard registration

Policies

Risk management
Investment
Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Conflicts of interest
Complaints handling
Paying staff

Land And Property

This charity owns and/or leases land or property.

  • 11 Trustees
  • 32 Employees
  • 0 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Kate Lampard Gambleaware Up-to-date
Tom Chandos None on record
Beatrice Hannah Millicent Hollond Soho Theatre Company Limited Up-to-date
The Prudence Trust Recently registered
Flora Fairbairn Global Ocean Up-to-date
John H M Fairbairn None on record
Sir Jonathan Phiillips (Chair) Keble College In The University Of Oxford Up-to-date
Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra Trust Up-to-date
The Keble Association Icw Oxford University Unknown
The Oxford Bach Choir Support Trust Up-to-date
The Schola Cantorum Of Oxford Charitable Trust Up-to-date
Joe Docherty None on record
Stella Manzie None on record
Eleanor Updale None on record
Edward Bonham Carter None on record
Professor David Hill None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Northern Ireland
  • Scotland
  • Throughout England And Wales