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2 edition of charitable work of the Clothworkers" Company. found in the catalog.

charitable work of the Clothworkers" Company.

Worshipful Company of Clothworkers

charitable work of the Clothworkers" Company.

by Worshipful Company of Clothworkers

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Published by The Company in (London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesLeaflet -- 3
The Physical Object
Pagination1 sheet folded ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20788641M

Our early work to develop a framework for analysing charities—originally articulated in Funding success () and The little blue book ()—was updated in and published as What makes a good charity?. Theory of change has been core to our work since , as a basis for charity strategy and for impact measurement.   By shining a spotlight on the best of the sector, The Clothworkers' Company want to demonstrate how effective governance can transform a charity and even more of the lives of its beneficiaries. The awards are easy to enter online, with seven categories covering every kind of charitable organisation.

The Clothworkers Foundation In , Comic Relief, Clothworkers Foundation and Esmée Fairbairn Foundation jointly funded the second round of our Tech vs Abuse programme. In partnership, we are investing £, into grants to encourage technological innovation and creative digital solutions to improve the safety of people affected by abuse. The assets of the Company (based on property and investments) are used to support The Clothworkers' Foundation, which is a registered charity and one of the largest grant-makers in Britain.

  More recently, Annaleigh has worked as a Research Fellow at the University of Aberdeen on ‘The Depositions Project’ and at the Institute of Historical Research, London where she conducted research on the property and charity of the Clothworkers’ Company in . Organised by The Clothworkers’ Company, you can enter across seven categories, and winners receive a £5, grant. Entries must: cover activities undertaken in the last five years (); focus on the work of the main board, not sub-committees; be submitted by a trustee, employee or volunteer of the charity; and be signed off by the charity’s CEO or Chair of the board.


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Our Open Grants Programme accepts applications from UK registered charities or not-for-profits and who meet our eligibility criteria, for funding towards capital projects.

The work of the organisation must fit within one or more of our specified programme areas. This Programme does not award grants for work outside the UK, even if the organisation is a UK-registered charity.

The Clothworkers’ Foundation was set up in to be the primary vehicle of charitable giving for The Clothworkers’ Company. Since then, we have awarded capital grants of more than £our primary aim is to improve the lives of people and communities, particularly those facing disadvantage, deprivation and/or discrimination.

The Worshipful Company of Clothworkers carries out its charitable activity through the Clothworkers' Foundation. The website of the foundation is [1].

The ‘People, Property and Charity: The Clothworkers’ Company, ’ site provides a history of the benefactors, property acquisitions, general bequests and charitable activity of The Clothworkers’ Company in the City of London, one of the twelve Great Livery Companies, from the late fifteenth century through to the end of the seventeenth century.

The Foundation began making grants to charitable organisations in and has progressively assumed responsibility for the charitable work previously undertaken by The Company. The Clothworkers’ Foundation is now among the largest grant-making bodies in Britain, and has since its establishment given away in excess of £m to charitable causes.

CLOTHWORKERS' COMPANY. PART I. TO THE CHARITY COMMISSIONERS FOR ENGLAND AND WALES. In pursuance of a Minute of the Board dated the 13th day of DecemberI have inquired into the condition and circumstances of the Charities under the management of the Company of Clothworkers of the City of London, which comprise the following endowments:—.

I have stated. As a livery company with a large charitable dimension, Clothworkers’ strives to form partnerships that are relevant and impactful, and set what it does in a broad historical context. This requires a lot of documentation and a necessary audit trail — potentially creating a great deal of paper.

The Clothworkers' Company. Supporting the British textiles industry, championing trusteeship, and fulfilling a year commitment to using our position and wealth for charitable causes and social good.

Mary Datchelor School The Clothworkers’ Company has a tradition of supporting education and our very first recorded charitable grant, inwas to fund a. I didn’t know anything about the Clothworkers’ Company beforehand but the pictures of the building looked interesting and I wasn’t disappointed.

Founded in it was originally established to supervise the training of apprentices and setting standards within the textile industry and now continues its work as a charitable organisation.

The Stock was intended to be partly charitable, providing work for the many unemployed printers, and the first £ p.a. of profit was to be distributed in pensions to the Company's poor.

Sir Thomas Davies, Pepys's bookseller was the first 'Stationer' Lord Mayor inhad to translate to the Clothworkers. Distributing books to libraries, schools, hospitals, prisons, refugee camps and rural communities, Book Aid International works to encourage literacy and access to reading materials in sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East.

Since its founding inthe NGO has sent roughly 30 million books to underserved areas. The charitable role of the Clothworkers' company nevertheless continued, supported by generous gifts of money and property by members and benefactors.

Nowadays, the company's main role is in the charitable sphere, through the Clothworkers' Foundation, an independent charity. Through its grants, the Foundation seeks to improve the quality of.

The Clothworkers’ Company provides two prizes in the Open Choice Book category, where binders choose their own titles to bind. This category consistently attracts high quality designs. MICHAEL JARVIS, master of the CLOTHWORKERS' COMPANY, relates his livery company's appreciation of the need to boost charity boards with new recruits and a new or refreshed focus on governance, and how it has committed to assisting with this.

It was saddening to hear recently that public trust in charities is at its lowest ebb since Most of the charity’s work is in Vietnam where the incidence of severe birth defects is up to ten times higher than in neighbouring countries.

Working with a volunteer team of UK-based surgeons who are world leaders in their field, the charity uses a programme of skills transfer to local doctors (the sustainable ‘teach a man to fish model’). Instead it is ‘capitalised’ and shown on the balance sheet. Similarly a charity that receives an endowment it can’t spend may have a lower percentage of charitable spending as a proportion of income in the year of receipt as compared to the previous year as a result.

Ratios may also be affected by the way a charity operates. Charities of all sizes can nominate their board for the Charity Governance Awardsrecognising the hard work of governing boards in the voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector. This will be the fifth year of Charity Governance Awards, organised by The Clothworkers’ Company; previously shortlisted charities include University of Bristol Students Union.

The Clothworkers’ Foundation aims to improve the quality of life, particularly for people and communities facing disadvantage. The Foundation operates two grant programmes: Main and Small. Main Grant Programme Criteria: Annual income under £15 million / no maximum project total / no maximum grant size however the average grant is £25, Small Grant Programme Criteria: Annual.

The Clothworkers' Foundation was established by The Clothworkers' Company in and aims to improve the lives of people and communities, particularly those facing Clothworkers' Foundation currently supports Vision Aid Overseas' work in Sierra Leone via a proactive grants programme which is not open to applications.

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