Overall GiG Score: 9 ?
Finance Score: 3
Governance Score: -3
Support Score: 9
  • Poor Liquidity: -1
  • Good Reserves: +1Strong growth: +2
  • Deficit latest year: -2
  • Fundraising costs low: +3
  • Only 4 Trustees: -1
  • Narrow trustee age band: -2
  • Grant maker support: +9

CLEAN AIR FUND 

Clean Air Fund brings together philanthropic resources to improve air quality globally. It co-ordinates a collective strategy for air pollution activity, provides grant funding to a multi-national portfolio of clean air programmes, grants funds to research and knowledge-building activities, and provides a means of knowledge sharing and networking between stakeholders.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • The charity has received backing from several prominent grant makers recently
  • There has been strong growth in spending since inception
  • Fundraising costs are unusually low relative to funds raised

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • This charity is not recognised by HMRC for Gift Aid according to its latest published return
  • There are only 4 trustees
  • The Board has little diversity in terms of age

Financial issues to consider:

  • Liquidity appears to have been slender at the latest year end but unrestricted reserves are available
  • Income was lower than spending in the latest year
Established: 5 years

http://www.cleanairfund.org

info@cleanairfund.org

02080756200

Charity Commission for England and WalesCompanies HouseX
UN SDGs
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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
31/12/22£12,197£14,867£-2,671£380£9,225£8,4936.9270
31/12/21£12,966£8,581£4,385£94£10,821£10,17914.2230
31/12/20£8,455£5,580£2,875£67£6,898£6,55114.1120
31/12/19£12,034£7,951£4,083£71£4,083£4,0836.240
Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 3.1%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 2.6%
Senior Staff Costs/Total Spending: 14%
Highest pay band: £200,000-£250,000
Liabilities/Assets: 56%
Liabilities/Income: 95%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 92%
Reserves/Spending: 6.9 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 8 months
Quick Ratio: 0
Asset Split ?
What it does
  • Arts/Culture/Heritage/Science
  • Environment/Conservation/Heritage
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
Who works here?
  • 27 employees
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Elderly/Old People
  • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies
  • Other Defined Groups
  • The General Public/Mankind
How it operates
  • Acts as an umbrella or resource body
  • Makes Grants to Organisations
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides services
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
Where it operates
  • Brazil, Bulgaria, China, France, Ghana, India, Northern Ireland, Poland, Scotland, Spain, Throughout England And Wales,

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.

Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to CLEAN AIR FUND
£200,000 06/09/2023
Towards project costs catalysing and coordinating community-led action on air pollution in underserved neighbourhoods in Birmingham
Guy's and St Thomas' Charity - COVID Adolescent & Food
£62,000 09/04/2020
social research to inform understanding of the impact of COVID on the food habit
Guy's and St Thomas' Charity - Clean Air Pooled Fund
£2,000,000 19/03/2020
Clean Air Pooled Fund
Guy's and St Thomas' Charity - Evening Standard partner
£62,600 28/11/2019
Evening Standard promotion of improving life for Londoners with Clean Air Fund

Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (4)
Current Trustees appointed

Age Range of Trustees: 45-60
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 03/06/2019, number: 1183697
  • Registered at Companies House on 15/01/2019, number: 11766712
Gift Aid
  • NOT registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Conflicting interests
  • Investment
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Filing Record
4 returns made; all on time
Main office

20 St Thomas Street
London Bridge
Southwark
London
SE1 9RS

Objectives

4.1 THE CHARITY'S OBJECTS ('OBJECTS') ARE:4.1.1 TO PROMOTE FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT THE CONSERVATION, PROTECTION AND IMPROVEMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT BY THE REDUCTION AND LIMITATION OF AIR POLLUTION IN SUCH A WAY AS TO MITIGATE CLIMATE CHANGE AND PROMOTE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, IN PARTICULAR BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY BY MAKING GRANTS, PROVIDING INFORMATION, SHARING KNOWLEDGE, AND PROMOTING CHARITABLE RESEARCH (INCLUDING THE PUBLICATION OF THE USEFUL RESULTS OF SUCH RESEARCH);4.1.2 TO ADVANCE PUBLIC HEALTH BY PROMOTING THE REDUCTION AND LIMITATION OF AIR POLLUTION, IN PARTICULAR BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY BY MAKING GRANTS, PROVIDING INFORMATION, SHARING KNOWLEDGE, AND PROMOTING CHARITABLE RESEARCH (INCLUDING THE PUBLICATION OF THE USEFUL RESULTS OF SUCH RESEARCH).4.2 'SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT' MEANS DEVELOPMENT WHICH MEETS THE NEEDS OF THE PRESENT WITHOUT COMPROMISING THE ABILITY OF FUTURE GENERATIONS TO MEET THEIR OWN NEEDS.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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