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Brian Mercer Trust

A Registered Charity based in the UK

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The best identifier for this organisation is GB-CHC-1076925 .
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Description

The BMCT awards grants to charities and organisations whose aims are: a) Prevention of, or relief from, disadvantage and suffering resulting from poverty, ill-health, or other causes globally.b) Promotion of visual arts, and artistic talent especially in the North West of England.c) Support for charitable community initiatives local to Blackburn, Lancashire

Also known as

  • The Brian Mercer Charitable Trust
  • Brian Mercer Trust

CCEW Charity number

1076925

Registered

Postcode

Lanca shi

Website

brianmercertrust.org

Domain

brianmercertrust.org

Latest income

£1,319,934 (on )

This organisation record is based on data from Registered charities in England and Wales published by Charity Commission for England and Wales.

Brian Mercer Trust

GB-CHC-1076925

Locations

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Depending on the data source, location may describe the headquarters of the organisation rather than the area it operates in.

Area of operation in the UK

Area of operation outside the UK

  • Burkina Faso
  • Congo, The Democratic Republic of the
  • India
  • Malawi
  • Togo
  • Uganda
  • Zambia

Brian Mercer Trust

GB-CHC-1076925

Linked records

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This organisation record is part of a group of linked records that describe a single organisation. The organisation is linked to 2 active records and 0 inactive records, from 2 data sources.

The best identifier for this organisation is GB-CHC-1076925 .
What is an organisation identifier?

An organisation identifier is a unique piece of text that definitively identifies an organisation.

Examples include charity numbers and company numbers.

Identifiers are usually assigned by an external body like a regulator.

Findthatcharity uses the Org ID scheme to create identifiers.

GB-CHC gives the scheme for this identifier (Charity Commission), while 1076925 is the identifier for this organisation within the scheme.

Brian Mercer Trust

GB-CHC-1076925

Themes and activities

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This organisation has been classified using different categories:

International Classification of Non-profit and Third Sector Organizations (ICNP/TSO)

ICNP/TSO categories have been automatically assigned from a machine learning model, as part of the UK Charity Classification project.

  • Other individual and family services D19

UK Charity Activity Tags

These tags are taken from a project to classify all UK charities using a common set of tags. The tags are applied using keyword searching, so may be incorrect for particular cases.

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  • Arts AR
  • Arts AR » Visual arts AR104
  • Charitable activities CA » Grant making CA200
  • Charitable activities CA » Grant making CA200 » Grants to organisations CA202
  • Charity and VCS support CV
  • Health HE
  • Social welfare SW » Individual poverty SW105

Theme (CCEW)

  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives 103
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty 105
  • Overseas Aid/famine Relief 106
  • Arts/culture/heritage/science 109
  • Economic/community Development/employment 113
  • Other Charitable Purposes 117

Beneficiaries (CCEW)

  • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies 205

Activities (CCEW)

  • Makes Grants To Organisations 302

Scale of operation

  • National and Overseas

Brian Mercer Trust

GB-CHC-1076925

Charity financial history

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Year ending Income (£) Spending (£)
1999-08-06 Registered as a charity
2004-04-05 7,179,866 229,324
2005-04-05 405,767 293,795
2006-04-05 664,502 286,583
2007-04-05 2,363,733 310,879
2008-04-05 604,273 328,973
2009-04-05 599,842 382,298
2010-04-05 528,769 473,625
2011-04-05 546,477 487,419
2012-04-05 511,301 441,863
2013-04-05 833,622 676,209
2014-04-05 850,438 659,800
2015-04-05 858,440 439,373
2016-04-05 1,065,648 719,987
2017-04-05 1,120,199 1,256,609
2018-04-05 1,186,803 1,051,823
2019-04-05 1,224,227 971,036
2020-04-05 1,288,311 354,070
2021-04-05 1,321,060 1,063,159
2022-04-05 1,315,044 1,095,367
2023-04-05 1,319,934 1,259,834
Income and Spending
Funds and Reserves

Data on funds and reserves are only available for financial years where the charity's income was more than £500,000.

Brian Mercer Trust

GB-CHC-1076925

Charity people

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2023
£
2022
£
Employees - -
Employees paid more than £60,000 - -
Volunteers - -
Trustees 2
Employees
Volunteers

Data on employees is only available for financial years where the charity's income was more than £500,000.

Brian Mercer Trust

GB-CHC-1076925

Statement of Financial Activities

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Statement of financial activities for year ended .

Based on information provided to the Charity Commission for England and Wales in the charity's annual return. This may not exactly match the figures and categories supplied in the charity's annual accounts.

2023
£m
2022
£m
Incoming resources
Donations and other voluntary income - -
Legacies - -
Endowments - -
Donations and legacies - -
Income from charitable activities - -
Income from other trading activities - -
Income from investments 1.3 1.3
Other income - -
Total 1.3 1.3
Expenditure
Investment management 0.2 0.2
Other spending on raising funds - -
Spending on raising funds 0.2 0.2
Grants to institutions 1.1 0.9
Other charitable activities 0.0 0.0
Charitable activities 1.1 0.9
Other spending - -
Total 1.3 1.1
Net income / (expenditure) 0.1 0.2

Brian Mercer Trust

GB-CHC-1076925

Balance sheet

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Balance sheet at .

Based on information provided to the Charity Commission for England and Wales in the charity's annual return. This may not exactly match the figures and categories supplied in the charity's annual accounts.

2023
£m
2022
£m
Fixed assets
Tangible and intangible assets - -
Investment assets 36.0 38.6
36.0 38.6
Current assets
Current investment assets - -
Cash 0.6 0.2
Other current assets 0.0 0.0
0.6 0.2
Creditors
Amounts falling due within one year (0.6) (0.6)
Net current assets 0.0 (0.3)
Total assets less current liabilities 36.1 38.3
Creditors
Amounts falling due after one year (0.6) (0.3)
Net assets 35.4 38.0
Funds
Endowment funds - -
Restricted funds - -
Unrestricted funds 35.4 38.0
35.4 38.0

Brian Mercer Trust

GB-CHC-1076925

Income from government

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According to data returned to the Charity Commission, this charity did not receive income from government grants or contracts in 2023 (the latest year with data available) or 2022.

Brian Mercer Trust

GB-CHC-1076925

Grants made

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Published data showsthis funder made 61 grants between January 2020 and April 2022.

View this organisation's 360Giving published grants on GrantNav.

2022 20 grants £875,500
2021 25 grants £481,650
2020 16 grants £520,700

Data source

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Brian Mercer Trust

GB-CHC-1076925

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