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Bellahouston Bequest Fund, SC011781
Registered charity from 28 September 1918
Charity Details
The name the charity is known by.The Name the Charity is Known ByThe Bellahouston Bequest Fund
This shows the latest contact address that OSCR has been given for the charity.AddressGeorge House
36 North Hanover Street
This is the latest postcode that the charity has supplied.PostcodeG1 2AD
Shown where the charity has supplied us with a link to its website.WebsiteNo Link Provided
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 Trustees shall hold and apply the residue and remainder of our means and estate as a fund to be called the "Bellahouston Bequest Fund" for the following purposes:-FIRST, For the purpose of aiding by grants of money such of the following Institutions as may from time to time be selected by our Trustees in their sole discretion, viz., (First) The Glasgow Royal Infirmary, (Second) The Glasgow Western Infirmary, (Third) The Glasgow Society for Education of the Deaf and Dumb, (Fourth) The Glasgow Blind Asylum, (Fifth) The West of Scotland Convalescent Seaside Homes, (Sixth) The Glasgow City Mission or the Society for promoting the Religious interests of the Poor of Glasgow and its vicinity, (Seventh) The Glasgow Royal Asylum for Lunatics, (Eighth) The Society for Relief of Indigent Gentlewomen of Scotland, (Ninth) The Glasgow Night Asylum for the Houseless, (Tenth) The Glasgow Industrial Schools, (Eleventh) The Kirk Sessions of the Parishes of Govan and Bellahouston to be applied for the relief of poor persons not receiving Parochial aid, (Twelfth) The National Bible Society of Scotland, (Thirteenth) The City of Glasgow Native Benevolent Association, (Fourteenth) The Glasgow Eye Infirmary. SECOND, For the purpose of founding and endowing or assisting to found and endow Bursaries or Scholarships in connection with the University of Glasgow for students attending or purposing to attend or having with distinction attended the said University to be called the Bellahouston Bursaries or Scholarships. THIRD, For the purpose of founding and endowing or assisting to found and endow Educational Institutions, Professorships or Masterships in the Parliamentary Boundaries of the City of Glasgow or within five miles thereof, for giving scientific and technical instruction.
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: 22 Jan 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: Trust (founding document is a deed of trust) (other than educational endowment)
Constitutional Form Date: 28 Sep 1918
This best describes how local or widespread the work of the charity is.Geographical Spread: A specific local point, community or neighbourhood
This local authority area in which the charity is currently operating.Main Operating Location: Glasgow City
The Charity and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act sets out 15 charitable purposes and one analogous purpose.Purposes: "the prevention or relief of poverty","the advancement of education","the advancement of religion","the advancement of health","the advancement of citizenship or community development","the advancement of the arts, heritage, culture or science","the provision of recreational facilities, or the organisation of recreational activities, with the object of improving the conditions of life for the persons for whom the facilities or activities are primarily intended","the relief of those in need by reason of age, ill-health, disability, financial hardship or other disadvantage","any other purpose that may reasonably be regarded as analogous to any of the preceding purposes"
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","Older People","People with disabilities or health problems","No specific group, or for the benefit of the community","Other charities or voluntary bodies"
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","It carries out activities or services itself"
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
30 Jun 2019 £223,600 £268,130 27 Mar 2020 Yes
30 Jun 2020 £197,899 £229,268 10 Mar 2021 Yes
30 Jun 2021 £160,539 £297,075 30 Mar 2022 Yes
30 Jun 2022 £158,080 £236,732 18 Apr 2023 Yes
30 Jun 2023 £163,735 £246,566 21 Dec 2023 Yes SC011781 Bellahouston Bequest Fund 2023 Accounts_Redacted
*Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, OSCR allowed an additional 9 months grace period for charities that were overdue/late when their annual information due by date fell between 01 March 2020 and 31 March 2021.

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