Extract from the Scottish Charity Register

Charity Projects, SC039730
Registered charity from 16-07-2008
Charity Details
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The name the charity is known by
Known As Name: Comic Relief
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This shows the latest contact address that OSCR has been given for the charity
Address: Comic Relief
1st Floor
89 Albert Embankment
London
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This is the latest postcode that the charity has supplied
Postcode: SE1 7TP
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Is this the Principal Office or a Charity Trustee’s address: Principal Office
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The charity's website address. This is a hyperlink to the charity's website.
Website: www.comicrelief.com
Operations
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Current status of the charity
Charity status: Active
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Whether the charity is a Trust, Company, Unincorporated Association, SCIO, Educational Endowment, Industrial & Provident Society or Statutory Corporation.
Constitutional Form: Company (the charity is registered with Companies House)
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This best describes how local or widespread the work of the charity is
Geographical Spread: UK and overseas
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This local authority area in which the charity is currently operating
Main Operating Location: Outwith Scotland
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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 prevention or relief of poverty,The advancement of education,The advancement of citizenship or community development,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
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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: Other charities / voluntary bodies
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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
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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: (i) the relief of poverty; (ii) the advancement of education by means of the encouragement of the arts for the public benefit; (iii) the provision of facilities for recreation or other leisure time occupations in the interests of social welfare provided that such facilities are for the public benefit and (lv) the promotion of any other charitable purpose for the benefit of the public

Income / Expenditure totals

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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 Cycle Financial Year Annual Return
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The end of the financial year for which accounts and information has been requested
Year End
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The gross income for the period
Income
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The date OSCR sent the return to the charity
Issued
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The date the return was validated by OSCR
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Overdue/Late
2009 31-07-2009 £97,194,000.00 £0.00 26-10-2009 01-03-2010 02-03-2010 No
2010 31-07-2010 £72,190,000.00 £0.00 22-09-2010 09-03-2011 07-11-2011 No
2011 31-07-2011 £121,510,888.00 £0.00 09-09-2011 13-04-2012 08-05-2012 No
2012 31-07-2012 £89,465,000.00 £104,308,000.00 31-07-2012 10-06-2013 11-06-2013 Yes
2013 31-07-2013 31-07-2013 No
Charity Accounts and Constitutions
OSCR does not publish this information on the website. The public have the right to the following information under s.23 (1) (a) and (b) of the Charities and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act 2005 from the charity directly:
  • a copy of the charity's latest statement of account
  • a copy of the charity's constitution.
Please contact the charity directly to request this information.
Details of charity trustees

OSCR does not keep a register of Scottish Charity Trustees. This is not one of our statutory functions or something that we are resourced to do. Information about Scottish Charities should be available from the trustees' report of the charity's annual accounts. Please contact the charity directly using the above search to find this information

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