Charity Details

Soil Association Ltd, SC039168 Registered charity from 15 January 2008
Charity Details
The name the charity is known by.The Name the Charity is Known By: Soil Association
This shows the latest contact address that OSCR has been given for the charity.Address: South Plaza
Marlborough Street
Bristol
This is the latest postcode that the charity has supplied.Postcode: BS1 3NX
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.soilassociation.org
Operations
Current status of the charity.Charity Status: Active
When the charity last submitted a change in information.Last Updated: 16 Dec 2013
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: Company (the charity is registered with Companies House)
This best describes how local or widespread the work of the charity is.Geographical Spread: Scotland and other parts of the UK
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 advancement of education,The advancement of environmental protection or improvement,The advancement of animal welfare
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: Children / young people,Other defined groups,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 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
(a) To advance the education of the public by promoting a full understanding of the vital relationship between the health of the soil, plants, animals, people and the environment. (b) To advance the education of the public by carrying out research (and disseminating the results) into agricultural and forestry production methods and the effects of these methods on the quality of food and other outputs on human health and the environment. (c) To preserve, conserve and protect the environment through the prudent use of natural resources, including by the promotion of organic and sustainable farming techniques. (d) To promote and enhance human health through providing information and advice in relation to healthy eating and nutrition. (e) To promote high standards in the care and welfare of farm animals to prevent cruelty to and suffering by farm animals.

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
201031 Mar 2010£11,843,072£025 May 201016 Dec 201017 Mar 2011No
201131 Mar 2011£7,686,020£028 Apr 201123 Dec 201123 May 2012No
201231 Mar 2012£9,865,701£9,926,91323 Apr 201214 Dec 201222 Jan 2013No
201331 Mar 2013£8,922,361£8,369,79202 Apr 201305 Dec 201316 Dec 2013No
201431 Mar 201431 Mar 2014No
Charity Accounts and Constitutions

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