THE BULLDOG TRUST LIMITED 

The Trust provides financial and advisory assistance to early-stage charities and social impact projects through provision of unrestricted development grants and pro-bono professional expertise. Activities at headquarters, Two Temple Place include the Winter Exhibition Programme promoting UK museums and are designed to maximise the charitable benefit of the house and support the work of the Trust.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • There have been no income deficits in recent years
  • Fundraising costs are extremely low relative to voluntary funds raised
  • This charity has a robust balance sheet
  • The charity has received backing from several prominent grant makers in recent years
  • This charity is based in an area of high deprivation

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • There are only 3 trustees
  • The Board is completely male
  • The Board has little diversity in terms of age

Financial issues to consider:

  • Income has been volatile
  • This charity has substantial unrestricted reserves available and so may not be able to utilise additional funding
  • The accounts in the latest year show a deficit from trading activities
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Established: 15 years

www.bulldogtrust.org

info@bulldogtrust.org

02072406044

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This Charity did not raise funds from the public in its latest financial period

Financial Data ?

Income & Spending
Sources of Income
Y/E Income
£k
Spending
£k
Surplus/
Deficit
Fundraising
Cost £k
Total
Funds £k
Unrestricted
Funds £k
Mths
Rsrvs
Staff Volun-
teers
30/06/21£2,556£2,189£366£0£9,544£8,7055120
30/06/20£2,919£3,335£-417£0£9,100£8,824218184
30/06/19£2,426£1,970£456£14£9,742£9,28651720
30/06/18£2,622£2,599£22£0£9,218£9,097116116
30/06/17£1,319£1,221£98£8£9,143£8,858315120
30/06/16£1,181£1,388£-207£7£8,696£8,400213
30/06/15£1,491£1,902£-411£263£8,854£8,54828
30/06/14?£1,170£1,386£-216£295£9,269£9,18908
31/03/13£742£998£-256£30£9,225£9,16007
31/03/12£595£805£-210£11£9,202£9,15236
31/03/11£642£593£49£13£9,354£9,35484
31/03/10£609£555£54£285£9,046£6,83794
31/03/09£9,587£372£9,215£31£8,951£6,697531

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Voluntary Income: 1%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 0%
Liabilities/Assets: 5%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 91%
Net Current Assets/Spending: 4.6 months
Asset Split
What it does
  • Arts/culture/heritage/science
  • General Charitable Purposes
Who works here?
  • 12 employees
Who it helps
  • The General Public/mankind
How it operates
  • Makes Grants To Organisations
  • Other Charitable Activities
Where it operates
  • Throughout England And Wales,
  • This charity is based in an area of high deprivation

Who's supporting them? ?

Donations from Grant Makers

We have details on the following significant donations. Multi-year donations are allocated to the years for which they are earmarked.

Donor
Amount/When/Months
To be used for
Garfield Weston Foundation
£180,000 24/07/2020
helping the most marginalised communities
Garfield Weston Foundation
£500,000 07/05/2020
RAFT Funding for COVID-19
The EQ Foundation
£15,000 26/03/2020
Unrestricted
Power to Change Trust
£337,500 19/02/2020
11
Grant to The Fore (The Bulldog Trust)
John Ellerman Foundation
£20,000 30/09/2019
12
Grant to Bulldog Trust
Esmée Fairbairn Foundation
£60,000 19/11/2014
Towards the costs of creating an exhibition in London featuring work from the collections of three museums in Lancashire, together with an accompanying education programme.

Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (3)
Current trustees appointed
Gender Split

Age Range of Trustees:
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 05/03/2008, number: 1123081
  • Registered at Companies House on 20/02/2008, number: 06510777
  • NOT registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Complaints handling
  • Conflicting interests
  • Investment
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Volunteer management
Main office

THE BULLDOG TRUST LTD
2 TEMPLE PLACE
LONDON
WC2R 3BD

Objectives

THE OBJECTS ARE TO FURTHER SUCH CHARITABLE PURPOSES AS THE TRUSTEES SHALL FROM TIME TO TIME DECIDE

Defined Area of Benefit: UNDEFINED

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase