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The best identifier for this organisation is GB-CHC-326568 .
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Description

The principal activities of Comic Relief, the operating name of the charity, are to raise funds and awareness, and to distribute money in the form of grants and social investments for specific charitable purposes, in support of our vision of a just world free from poverty and our mission of driving change through the power of entertainment.

Also known as

  • Charity Projects
  • Comic Relief
  • Sport Relief

CCEW Charity number

326568

Company number

01806414

Registered

Postcode

SE1 7TP

Website

comicrelief.com

Domain

comicrelief.com

Latest income

£74,079,000 (on )

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

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Locations

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Areas of operation in the UK

Registered Office in the UK

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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-326568 .

Charity Projects (this record)

Organisation record from Charity Commission for England and Wales
Last updated 2022-09-30

Charity Projects

Organisation record from Office of Scottish Charity Regulator
Last updated 2022-09-29

Charity Projects

Organisation record from Companies House
Last updated 2022-09-03

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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.

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  • Charitable activities CA » Grant making CA200
  • Charity and VCS support CV » Fundraising CV102
  • Leisure LE » Recreation LE105
  • Social welfare SW » Individual poverty SW105

Theme (CCEW)

  • General Charitable Purposes 101
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty 105
  • Overseas Aid/famine Relief 106

Beneficiaries (CCEW)

  • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies 205
  • Other Defined Groups 206

Activities (CCEW)

  • Makes Grants To Organisations 302
  • Other Charitable Activities 310

Scale of operation

  • National

Charity Projects

GB-CHC-326568

Charity financial history

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Year ending Income (£) Spending (£)
1984-04-18 (Registered as a charity)
2004-09-30 23,690,862 59,791,348
2005-09-30 85,791,471 33,288,615
2006-09-30 27,775,693 61,864,275
2007-09-30 89,381,652 76,481,093
2008-09-30 45,521,913 61,929,936
2009-07-31 97,193,735 50,180,024
2010-07-31 72,189,857 79,237,419
2011-07-31 121,510,888 110,443,637
2012-07-31 89,465,598 104,308,321
2013-07-31 114,166,636 126,434,005
2014-07-31 84,424,000 107,262,000
2015-07-31 106,158,000 128,776,000
2016-07-31 92,221,000 127,804,000
2017-07-31 104,718,000 98,556,000
2018-07-31 65,142,000 65,676,000
2019-07-31 85,988,000 98,932,000
2020-07-31 78,029,000 105,552,000
2021-07-31 74,079,000 86,197,000

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GB-CHC-326568

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.

2021
£m
2020
£m
Incoming resources
Donations and other voluntary income 65.9 70.9
Legacies 0.1 0.0
Endowments - -
Donations and legacies 65.9 70.9
Income from charitable activities - -
Income from other trading activities 6.9 5.2
Income from investments 1.2 2.0
Other income - -
Total 74.1 78.0
Expenditure
Investment management 0.3 0.6
Other spending on raising funds 12.6 15.4
Spending on raising funds 13.0 16.1
Grants to institutions 65.8 79.9
Other charitable activities 7.4 9.5
Charitable activities 73.2 89.5
Other spending - -
Total 86.2 105.6
Net income / (expenditure) (12.1) (27.5)

Charity Projects

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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.

2021
£m
2020
£m
Fixed assets
Tangible and intangible assets 1.7 2.1
Investment assets 57.0 49.6
58.7 51.6
Current assets
Current investment assets - -
Cash 96.4 114.8
Other current assets 22.0 20.1
118.4 135.0
Creditors
Amounts falling due within one year (56.0) (53.5)
Net current assets 62.5 81.5
Total assets less current liabilities 121.2 133.1
Creditors
Amounts falling due after one year (30.4) (37.7)
Net assets 90.7 95.4
Funds
Endowment funds - -
Restricted funds (0.1) 9.2
Unrestricted funds 90.8 86.2
90.7 95.4

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Income from government

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2021
£
2020
£
Contracts with government
None recorded
Government grants
Income from government grants 14,229,580 13,886,975
Government grants as % of total income 19.2% 17.8%
Number of government grants 11 10

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Grants received

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Received 49 grants. Showing most recent 10 grants.

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Date Funder Amount awarded Description
National Emergencies Trust £90,023 NET Restricted Funding for Covid-19 Communities of BAME heritage (led by people of Black, Asian and/or Minority Ethnic Heritage)
National Emergencies Trust £1,088,000 NET Restricted Funding for Covid-19 Communities of BAME heritage (led by people of Black, Asian and/or Minority Ethnic Heritage)
Esmée Fairbairn Foundation £200,000 Grant to Comic Relief
Paul Hamlyn Foundation £96,343 Tech for Good top-up
Esmée Fairbairn Foundation £900,000 Grant to Comic Relief
National Emergencies Trust £40,000 NET Restricted Funding for Covid-19 Communities of BAME heritage (led by people of Black, Asian and/or Minority Ethnic Heritage)
National Emergencies Trust £49,000 NET Restricted Funding for Covid-19 Communities of BAME heritage (led by people of Black, Asian and/or Minority Ethnic Heritage)
National Emergencies Trust £1,960,000 NET Restricted Funding for Covid-19 Communities of BAME heritage (led by people of Black, Asian and/or Minority Ethnic Heritage)
Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport £5,000,000 CMC - Comic Relief
The Clothworkers Foundation £200,000 Grant to Comic Relief

Data source

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

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Grants made

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Data published using the 360Giving Data Standard shows this funder made 1,850 grants between January 2015 and March 2022.

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2022 15 grants £2,985,377
2021 109 grants £32,623,605
2020 378 grants £97,421,888
2019 200 grants £58,381,996
2018 211 grants £49,545,693
2017 232 grants £67,271,561
2016 321 grants £83,959,086
2015 384 grants £108,761,071

Data source

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