Finance Score: 0
Governance Score: -2
Support Score: 11
  • No PartB
  • No volunteer policy: -2
  • No conflicts policy: -1
  • Only 3 Trustees: -2
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +11
Overall GiG Score: 9 ?

RIVER ACTION UK 

To raise awareness on river pollution and apply pressure on industrial and agricultural producers to take greater responsibility for remedying the adverse environmental impact their supply chains are having on the health of our UK rivers.
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Positives:

  • The charity has received backing from a grant maker recently

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • Although this charity works with volunteers it does not have a Volunteer Management policy
  • This charity does not have a Conflict of Interests policy
  • There are only 3 trustees

Financial issues to consider:

  • A PartB annual return has not been required and so detailed financial information is not available from the online data

Financial Data ?

Income & Spending ?
Sources of Income ?
Y/E Income Spending Surplus/
Deficit
Volun-
teers
31/03/23£485,398£303,735£181,66330
31/03/22£278,080£211,411£66,6690
Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
Established: 3 years

www.riveractionuk.com

info@riveractionuk.com

07887787508

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UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Environment/Conservation/Heritage
  • General Charitable Purposes
GiG Classification
  • Environment conservation & animal welfare advocacy
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
Where it operates
  • Throughout England And Wales,
Who it helps
  • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies
  • The General Public/Mankind

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.

Major supporters in last 5 years
Esmee Fairbairn£220,000
Gower Street£50,000
The Aim Foundation£30,000
The EQ Foundation£2,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
The Aim Foundation - Grant to River Action UK
£30,000 06/07/2023
Unrestricted Funding
The EQ Foundation - Grant to River Action UK
£2,000 20/04/2023
via TFN/EFN
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to River Action
£20,000 06/02/2023
Towards unrestricted core costs as a Cost of Living Uplift
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to River Action
£200,000 07/12/2022
Towards core costs to support River Action's campaigns to rescue Britain’s rivers
Gower Street - Core Cost Support
£50,000 21/09/2022
Community led, systemic, collaborative action aimed at saving rivers

Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (3)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 29/06/2021, number: 1194995
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Internal risk management policy and procedures
  • Paying staff
Filing Record
2 returns made; all on time
Main office

Mariner House
62 Prince Street
Bristol
BS1 4QD

Objectives

THE OBJECTS OF THE CIO ARE FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT TO ADVANCE THE EDUCATION OF THE PUBLIC IN THE CONSERVATION, PROTECTION AND IMPROVEMENT OF THE PHYSICAL AND NATURAL ENVIRONMENT, IN PARTICULAR IN RELATION TO RIVERS AND OTHER BODIES OF WATER.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase

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