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The best identifier for this organisation is GB-CHC-274467 .
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Description

ActionAid UK is part of an international federation working in 44 countries. We provide support and humanitarian assistance to people living in poverty and on the margins of survival. Together we demand action at local, national and international level. We don't walk away until we've achieved lasting change.

Also known as

  • Actionaid
  • Actionaid International UK
  • Actionaid UK

CCEW Charity number

274467

Company number

01295174

Registered

Postcode

EC1R 0BJ

Website

actionaid.org.uk

Latest income

£50,313,117 (on )

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

Actionaid

GB-CHC-274467

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.

Areas of operation in the UK

Area of operation outside the UK

  • Afghanistan
  • Australia
  • Bangladesh
  • Belgium
  • Burundi
  • Brazil
  • Congo, The Democratic Republic of the
  • Denmark
  • Ecuador
  • Ethiopia
  • France
  • Ghana
  • Gambia
  • Greece
  • Guatemala
  • Haiti
  • Ireland
  • India
  • Jordan
  • Kenya
  • Cambodia
  • Lebanon
  • Liberia
  • Lesotho
  • Myanmar
  • Malawi
  • Mozambique
  • Nigeria
  • Netherlands
  • Nepal
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Palestine, State of
  • Rwanda
  • Sweden
  • Sierra Leone
  • Senegal
  • Somalia
  • Thailand
  • Tunisia
  • Tanzania, United Republic of
  • Uganda
  • United States
  • Viet Nam
  • Vanuatu
  • South Africa
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

Registered Office in the UK

Actionaid

GB-CHC-274467

Linked records

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This organisation record is part of a group of linked records that describe a single organisation.

The best identifier for this organisation is GB-CHC-274467 .

Actionaid (this record)

Organisation record from Charity Commission for England and Wales
Last updated 2022-07-03

ActionAid

Organisation record from Office of Scottish Charity Regulator
Last updated 2022-06-30

Actionaid

Organisation record from Companies House
Last updated 2022-07-02

Actionaid

GB-CHC-274467

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.

  • International activities G30

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.

Visit charityclassification.org.uk for more information on the project. If you have any feedback on the classification system or how it has been applied there is a form on the project homepage.

  • Social welfare SW » Individual poverty SW105

Theme (CCEW)

  • Education/training 102
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty 105
  • Overseas Aid/famine Relief 106
  • Environment/conservation/heritage 112
  • Economic/community Development/employment 113
  • Human Rights/religious Or Racial Harmony/equality Or Diversity 115

Beneficiaries (CCEW)

  • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies 205
  • The General Public/mankind 207

Activities (CCEW)

  • Makes Grants To Organisations 302
  • Provides Services 306
  • Provides Advocacy/advice/information 307
  • Sponsors Or Undertakes Research 308

Actionaid

GB-CHC-274467

Charity financial history

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Year ending Income (£) Spending (£)
1972-10-28 (Registered as a charity)
2004-12-31 86,031,000 78,203,000
2005-12-31 108,031,000 108,756,000
2006-12-31 107,692,000 110,275,000
2007-12-31 67,727,000 68,531,000
2008-12-31 67,777,000 67,518,000
2009-12-31 64,699,000 61,096,000
2010-12-31 65,745,000 63,783,000
2011-12-31 62,584,000 63,894,000
2012-12-31 59,454,000 61,464,000
2013-12-31 63,660,000 57,584,000
2014-12-31 62,791,000 63,344,000
2015-12-31 65,331,000 63,469,000
2016-12-31 60,406,000 58,620,000
2017-12-31 55,037,000 60,899,000
2018-12-31 49,600,000 46,605,000
2019-12-31 49,105,000 50,577,000
2020-12-31 50,313,117 49,126,097

Actionaid

GB-CHC-274467

Income from government

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2020
£
2019
£
Contracts with government
Income from government contracts 2,268
Government contracts as % of total income 0.0%
Number of government contracts 1
Government grants
Income from government grants 1,185,085 1,089,000
Government grants as % of total income 2.4% 2.2%
Number of government grants 5 5

Actionaid

GB-CHC-274467

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.

2020
£m
2019
£m
Incoming resources
Donations and other voluntary income 35.5 36.3
Legacies 3.7 2.3
Endowments - -
Donations and legacies 39.3 38.6
Income from charitable activities 7.6 7.1
Income from other trading activities 3.0 3.3
Income from investments 0.1 0.1
Other income 0.3 -
Total 50.3 49.1
Expenditure
Investment management - -
Other spending on raising funds 11.7 11.3
Spending on raising funds 11.7 11.3
Grants to institutions 30.3 31.7
Other charitable activities 7.2 7.6
Charitable activities 37.4 39.3
Other spending - -
Total 49.1 50.6
Net income / (expenditure) 1.2 (1.5)

Actionaid

GB-CHC-274467

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.

2020
£m
2019
£m
Fixed assets
Tangible and intangible assets 0.3 0.4
Investment assets 0.0 0.0
0.3 0.4
Current assets
Current investment assets - -
Cash 13.1 13.7
Other current assets 4.2 3.3
17.3 17.0
Creditors
Amounts falling due within one year -2 -3
Net current assets 14.9 13.5
Total assets less current liabilities 15.2 14.0
Creditors
Amounts falling due after one year - -
Net assets 15.2 14.0
Funds
Endowment funds - -
Restricted funds 3.0 3.0
Unrestricted funds 12.2 10.9
15.2 14.0

Actionaid

GB-CHC-274467

Grants received

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Received 19 grants. Showing most recent 10 grants.

View this organisation's grants on GrantNav.

Date Funder Amount awarded Description
Joffe Charitable Trust £30,000 Bretton Woods Project & Counter Balance
Comic Relief £300,000 Fit for the Future – The Prorgamme Cycle Fellowship
Comic Relief £806,518 Safe cities: improving safety, mobility and public services for vulnerable women and girls in DRC
Comic Relief £709,948 Empowering communities to collectively abandon FGM/C in Somaliland
The National Lottery Community Fund £483,510 Sign Up!
The National Lottery Community Fund £524,431 Access to justice for women in Liberia.
The National Lottery Community Fund £9,923 Sign Up!
The National Lottery Community Fund £489,858 Improving food security and economic opportunities
The National Lottery Community Fund £9,694 Access to justice for women in Liberia.
The National Lottery Community Fund £5,910 Improving food security and economic opportunities

Data source

Grants data comes from funders who publish data using the 360Giving Data Standard. It was accessed using the 360Giving Datastore.

Actionaid

GB-CHC-274467

Data sources

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