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The Mercers Charitable Foundation

A Registered Charity based in England

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The best identifier for this organisation is GB-CHC-326340 .
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Description

Grant making programmes for:1. Young People and Education;2. Older People and Housing;3. Church and Communities.

Also known as

  • The Mercers Charitable Foundation

CCEW Charity number

326340

Registered

Postcode

EC2R 8AB

Website

mercers.co.uk

Domain

mercers.co.uk

Latest income

£10,877,000 (on )

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

The Mercers Charitable Foundation

GB-CHC-326340

Locations

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Areas of operation in the UK

Registered Office in the UK

The Mercers Charitable Foundation

GB-CHC-326340

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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 1 active record and 1 inactive record, from 1 data source.

The best identifier for this organisation is GB-CHC-326340 .
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 326340 is the identifier for this organisation within the scheme.

The Mercers Charitable Foundation (this record)

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Last updated 2024-06-13

The Mercers Charitable Foundation

GB-CHC-326340

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.

  • Grant-making foundations H10

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.

  • Beneficiary group BE » Older people BE108
  • Beneficiary group BE » Young people BE115
  • Charitable activities CA » Grant making CA200
  • Charitable activities CA » Grant making CA200 » Grants to organisations CA202
  • Education ED
  • Housing HO » Accommodation HO101
  • Religion RL » Christianity RL200
  • Religion RL » Religious activities RL300 » Church or place of worship RL302

Theme (CCEW)

  • General Charitable Purposes 101
  • Education/training 102
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty 105
  • Economic/community Development/employment 113

Beneficiaries (CCEW)

  • Children/young People 201
  • Elderly/old People 202
  • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies 205
  • The General Public/mankind 207

Activities (CCEW)

  • Makes Grants To Organisations 302

Scale of operation

  • National

The Mercers Charitable Foundation

GB-CHC-326340

Charity financial history

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Year ending Income (£) Spending (£)
1983-04-29 Registered as a charity
2004-09-30 7,157,000 7,416,000
2005-09-30 7,201,000 7,230,000
2006-09-30 7,224,000 7,922,000
2008-03-31 8,689,000 10,559,000
2009-03-31 6,488,000 5,904,000
2010-03-31 4,608,000 4,772,000
2011-03-31 5,968,000 3,819,000
2012-03-31 5,845,000 6,445,000
2013-03-31 4,483,000 3,570,000
2014-03-31 7,813,000 3,379,000
2015-03-31 8,979,000 6,431,000
2016-03-31 5,188,000 5,545,000
2017-03-31 4,901,000 5,300,000
2018-03-31 5,900,000 4,606,000
2019-03-31 7,245,000 4,686,000
2020-03-31 4,459,000 6,292,000
2021-03-31 1,769,000 5,625,000
2022-03-31 6,734,000 2,921,000
2023-03-31 10,877,000 2,008,000
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.

The Mercers Charitable Foundation

GB-CHC-326340

Charity people

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2023
£
2022
£
Employees - -
Employees paid more than £60,000 - -
Volunteers 130 130
Trustees 1
Employees
Volunteers

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

The Mercers Charitable Foundation

GB-CHC-326340

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 10.4 6.5
Legacies 0.0 -
Endowments - -
Donations and legacies 10.4 6.5
Income from charitable activities - -
Income from other trading activities - -
Income from investments 0.5 0.3
Other income - -
Total 10.9 6.7
Expenditure
Investment management 0.0 0.0
Other spending on raising funds 0.0 0.0
Spending on raising funds 0.0 0.0
Grants to institutions 1.7 2.6
Other charitable activities 0.3 0.3
Charitable activities 2.0 2.9
Other spending - -
Total 2.0 2.9
Net income / (expenditure) 8.9 3.8

The Mercers Charitable Foundation

GB-CHC-326340

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 3.5 3.5
Investment assets 9.3 9.5
12.8 13.0
Current assets
Current investment assets - -
Cash 17.7 8.9
Other current assets 0.1 0.0
17.8 9.0
Creditors
Amounts falling due within one year (0.1) (0.1)
Net current assets 17.7 8.9
Total assets less current liabilities 30.5 21.9
Creditors
Amounts falling due after one year - -
Net assets 30.5 21.9
Funds
Endowment funds - -
Restricted funds - -
Unrestricted funds 30.5 21.9
30.5 21.9

The Mercers Charitable Foundation

GB-CHC-326340

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.

The Mercers Charitable Foundation

GB-CHC-326340

Grants made

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Published data showsthis funder made 341 grants between April 2018 and March 2024.

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

2024 13 grants £940,832
2023 71 grants £6,486,395
2022 9 grants £1,313,860
2021 6 grants £863,320
2020 89 grants £4,092,462
2019 99 grants £7,810,148
2018 54 grants £2,677,381

Data source

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

The Mercers Charitable Foundation

GB-CHC-326340

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