Charity Details

Royal National Lifeboat Institution, SC037736 Registered charity from 17 January 2007
Charity Details
The name the charity is known by.The Name the Charity is Known By: RNLI
This shows the latest contact address that OSCR has been given for the charity.Address: RNLI
West Quay Road
Poole
Dorset
This is the latest postcode that the charity has supplied.Postcode: BH15 1HZ
This shows whether the address supplied by the charity is their principal office or the address of one of the charity's trustees. Where the charity tells us that the address is a charity trustee's address, we must publish the name.Office/Home Address: Principal Office
The charity's website address. This is a hyperlink to the charity's website.Website: http://www.rnli.org
Operations
Current status of the charity.Charity Status: Active
When the charity last submitted a change in information.Last Updated: 04 Sep 2014
Whether the charity is a Trust, Company, Unincorporated Association, SCIO, Educational Endowment, Industrial & Provident Society or Statutory Corporation, the date it became that form, and any previous forms it may have had.Constitutional Form: Statutory corporation (Royal Charter etc)
This best describes how local or widespread the work of the charity is.Geographical Spread: UK and overseas
This local authority area in which the charity is currently operating.Main Operating Location: Outwith Scotland
The Charity and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act sets out 15 charitable purposes and one analogous purpose. Charities were asked to identify at least one charitable purpose which applied to their activities.Purposes: The saving of lives
This lists which beneficiary groups the charity has identified as being the main focus of activities: children / young people, older people, people with disabilities or health problems, people of a particular ethnic or racial origin, other defined groups, no specific group or for the benefit of the community, other charities / voluntary bodies.Beneficiaries: No specific group, or for the benefit of the community
This sets out the types of activity undertaken by the charity from the following: it makes grants, donations, loans, gifts or pensions to individuals, it makes grants, donations or gifts to organisations, it carries out activities or services itself, it does none of these.Activities: It makes grants, donations or gifts to organisations,It carries out activities or services itself
These are taken directly from the charity's constitution. A charity's objects describe what the charity has been legally set up to achieve. They do not necessarily describe all of the activities the charity carries out in order to achieve these objects. Objectives
The object of the Institution ("the Object") shall be to save lives at sea and on inland and flood waters. In order to achieve the Object, the powers of the Institution shall without limitation include the following:- to promote safety and provide relief from disaster at sea and on inland and flood waters; to advance the education of the public in matters relating to safety at sea and on inland and flood waters and in the history and heritage of the Institution; to promote the efficiency of rescue services at sea and on inland and flood waters; and to relieve and assist those who have been involved in saving lives at sea and on inland and flood waters in any capacity, and who are in need of such relief or assistance by reason of poverty, disability, infirmity or otherwise, and their dependants.

Income and Expenditure figures are only available for all charities from June 2012. Prior to this, the data capture of expenditure figures depended on the type of form the charity completed.

Annual Return Submission History
Mailing CycleFinancial YearAnnual Return
The end of the financial year for which accounts and information has been requested.Year EndThe gross income for the period.IncomeExpenditureThe date OSCR sent the return to the charity.IssuedReceivedThe date the return was validated by OSCR.CheckedOverdue / Late
200931 Dec 2009£167,900,000£027 Jan 201014 Sep 201028 Sep 2010No
201031 Dec 2010£163,569,163£024 Jan 201122 Jul 201101 Aug 2011No
201131 Dec 2011£172,690,000£150,403,00019 Jan 201202 Aug 201228 Aug 2012No
201231 Dec 2012£174,681,644£148,766,05431 Dec 201229 Aug 201311 Sep 2013No
201331 Dec 2013£191,034,250£152,898,83231 Dec 201303 Sep 201404 Sep 2014No
Charity Accounts

The charity has indicated that they publish annual accounts on their website and that the accounts for 31 Dec 2013 are available for you to view online.

Charity Accounts Link: http://issuu.com/rnli/docs/13-1044-annualreportreview_web_link?e=1678078/7911226

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Charity Accounts and Constitutions

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