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Governors Of The Melville College Trust, SC002074
Registered charity from 02 September 1976
Charity Details
This shows the latest contact address that OSCR has been given for the charity.AddressLindsays
Caledonian Exchange
19a Canning Street
This is the latest postcode that the charity has supplied.PostcodeEH3 8HE
Shown where the charity has supplied us with a link to its website.Websitewww.melvillecollegetrust.uk
Charities are shown as Standard charities, Registered Social Landlords, or Cross-Border charities. These last two will link through to other Regulators’ websites, where you may be able to view the charity’s accounts.Regulatory Type Standard
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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. Object:
The Melville College Trust Scheme 1976 - Section 26 states: (1) The main purpose of the Trust is to perpetuate the memory of those former pupils of Edinburgh Institution and Melville College who lost their lives in the two World Wars and the governing body shall maintain and upkeep the existing memorials or any substitute memorials to and records of those former pupils. (2)(a) The grants awarded under paragraph 27 shall perpetuate the memory of those former pupils who fell in the First World War; and (b) The grants awarded under paragraph 28 shall perpetuate the memory of the former pupils who fell in the Second World War. Section 29 states: The governing body may make grants in aid of the School, including the boarding houses, playing fields and clubs within the School. Section 30 states (1) The governing body shall award annually the prizes described in Schedule 2. The sums to be expended and the special conditions of a specific prize shall be as stated in columns (3) and (4) respectively opposite to the name of that prize in column (2) of Schedule 2. Such prizes include: W.R. Annan Memorial Prize; Cockburn Prizes, Connell Prize, Alastair Leslie Memorial Prize, John Walker Prizes and Wright Rutherford Awards.
Details of the charity's operations
Current status of the charity.Charity Status: Active
When the charity last submitted a change in information.Last Updated: 26 Mar 2024
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)
Constitutional Form Date: 02 Sep 1976
This best describes how local or widespread the work of the charity is.Geographical Spread: Wider, but within one local authority area
This local authority area in which the charity is currently operating.Main Operating Location: City of Edinburgh
The Charity and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act sets out 15 charitable purposes and one analogous purpose.Purposes: "the advancement of education"
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 or young people"
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.Types of activity undertaken: "It makes grants, donations, loans, gifts or pensions to individuals","It makes grants, donations or gifts to organisations"
Notes: This charity intends to wind up and transfer its assets and liabilities to Melville College Trust, SC053233 which is a SCIO.
Annual Information Submission History
The end of the financial year for which accounts and information has been requested. Year End The gross income for the period. Income Expenditure Annual Return Received The date the return was validated by OSCR. Accounts Received The accounts available to view have had personal data such as signatures and addresses redacted (blacked out) to comply with the requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998. The charity’s accounts are the responsibility of the charity trustees and any queries regarding the content of the accounts should be directed to the charity in the first instance. OSCR accepts no liability for the accuracy of the charity’s accounts nor any decision based upon them. Latest Accounts
31 Jul 2019 £268,416 £296,212 27 Feb 2020 Yes
31 Jul 2020 £221,840 £288,674 08 Feb 2021 Yes
31 Jul 2021 £186,621 £299,158 04 Apr 2022 Yes
31 Jul 2022 £178,322 £313,919 15 Dec 2022 Yes
31 Jul 2023 £184,260 £312,535 30 Nov 2023 Yes Melville College Trust -signed accounts 2023_Redacted
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