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Sustain: The Alliance For Better Food & Farming

What it does
  • The main way that Sustain fulfils its aims is through running a multitude of different projects and campaigns to improve food and farming, with the help of our members and other supporters.
Who works here
  • 22 employees and 30 volunteers.
Who it helps
  • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies
  • The General Public/mankind
Sector(s) covered
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
  • Environment/conservation/heritage
  • Economic/community Development/employment
Where it operates
  • Throughout England And Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland
How it's governed
  • UK Charity, number: 1018643
  • First registered on 12/03/1993
UN SDGs
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Zero Hunger
Good health & wellbeing
Financial Data
Y/E Income Expenditure Surplus Assets Months
Reserves
Employees Volunteers Filed on
31/03/2018 £1,194,584 £1,070,383 £124,201 6 22 30 27/12/2018
31/03/2017 £1,196,006 £1,379,693 -£183,687 £474,709 4 18 30 04/12/2017
31/03/2016 £1,195,560 £1,088,017 £107,543 £658,396 7 17 40 20/12/2016
31/03/2015 £1,439,103 £1,614,074 -£174,971 £550,853 4 13 40 11/01/2016
31/03/2014 £1,506,706 £1,528,357 -£21,651 £725,824 5 15 40 07/11/2014
31/03/2013 £2,094,720 £2,091,158 £3,562 £747,475 4 17 20 15/08/2013
31/03/2012 £2,311,143 £2,073,997 £237,146 £743,913 4 18 20 19/07/2012
31/03/2011 £2,076,111 £2,107,113 -£31,002 £506,767 2 26 20 18/07/2011
31/03/2010 £1,832,122 £1,890,103 -£57,981 £537,769 3 24 35 20/12/2010
31/03/2009 £1,555,623 £1,597,960 -£42,337 £595,750 4 17 30 22/12/2009
Donations received

Over the last five years they've received significant donations from 7 grant making charities totalling £1,353,800

Amount/
When
Donor To be used for
£150,000
30/06/2019
Joseph Rowntree Foundation Farming, trading and climate resilience
£10,000
06/12/2018
National Lottery Growing Culture: Celebrating London's past and future food growing heritage
£500,000
31/08/2018
Esmee Fairbairn Towards core revenue support that will enable Sustain to take forward its key strategic aims over the next five years.
£15,000
30/06/2018
Greater London Authority To support Captial Growth Programme - including the jobs and skills elements
£150,000
31/05/2018
Trust for London The funding is to provide a roadmap of policies to reduce food poverty. Our work will be two-fold: working with local authorities and key stakeholders to implement strategic and affordable actions to tackle food poverty in the capital and amplifying the voice of experts-by-experience.
£50,000
30/04/2016
National Lottery This development funding will be used to help establish an alliance of groups aiming to ensure everyone in the UK has access to good food. It will bring together major national organisations working on food and poverty and builds on previous events and consultation with local groups across the UK on this issue. The grant will be used for staff costs, travel, project design, IT and meetings.
£144,800
31/08/2015
City Bridge Trust £144,800 over three years (£49,980; £54,900; £39,920) for 2dpw of the Project Officer’s salary; 2dpw of the Project Support Officer’s salary; plus related costs of the London Grows Project.
£34,000
30/04/2015
Greater London Authority Delivery of Capital Growth programme of food growing spaces in London
£300,000
31/10/2014
Esmee Fairbairn Towards the cost of enabling Sustain to consolidate and continue to deliver the Campaign for Better Hospital Food, securing binding standards of quality and sustainability.
Governance
Trustees (14)
Main office

The Green House
244-254 Cambridge Heath Road
LONDON
E2 9DA

Objectives

TO ADVANCE THE EDUCATION OF THE PUBLIC IN AND TO INITIATE OR CARRY ON RESEARCH INTO ALL ASPECTS OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE POLICY PRODUCTION DISTRIBUTION AND CONSUMPTION WITH A VIEW TO IMPROVING THE HEALTH OF THE GENERAL PUBLIC BY INCREASING THEIR KNOWLEDGE AND APPRECIATION OF THE WAY IN WHICH FOOD IS PRODUCED AND DISTRIBUTED AND THE EFFECTS THIS CAN HAVE ON HUMAN HEALTH AND THE HEALTH OF THE ENVIRONMENT ON WHICH HUMANS DEPEND