CharityDetail

Firstsite Limited

What it does
    Provision of visual arts programme and activities
Who works here
  • 47 employees and 40 volunteers.
Who it helps
  • The General Public/mankind
Sector(s) covered
  • Arts/culture/heritage/science
Where it operates
  • Essex
Financial Data ?
Y/E Income Expenditure Surplus/
Deficit
Assets Months
Reserves
Employees Volunteers Filed on
31/03/2019 £1,862,385 £1,846,430 £15,955 47 40 27/01/2020
31/03/2018 £1,544,227 £1,707,213 -£162,986 41 61 17/01/2019
31/03/2017 £1,586,733 £1,829,737 -£243,004 £424,005 46 64 09/01/2018
31/03/2016 £2,199,564 £2,161,967 £37,597 £679,481 1 63 40 13/01/2017
31/03/2015 £2,115,714 £1,906,088 £209,626 £629,412 15 7 11/04/2016
31/03/2014 £1,790,171 £2,140,502 -£350,331 £419,786 -1 23 7 19/01/2015
31/03/2013 £1,835,132 £2,250,686 -£415,554 £770,117 29 13 29/01/2014
31/03/2012 £1,455,779 £1,939,989 -£484,210 £1,185,671 2 69 0 24/01/2013
Donations received ?

Over the last five years they've received significant donations from 3 grant making charities totalling £125,398

Amount/
When
Donor To be used for
£36,275
04/07/2019
Essex Community Foundation Towards the operational costs of running a hunger project during the summer holidays for disadvantaged young people and families in Colchester
£10,000
31/12/2018
National Lottery Community Fund The organisation will use the funding to run a project of workshops and activities for mothers in poverty to help them overcome challenges and improve skills.
£40,000
30/09/2018
Garfield Weston Foundation Firstsite lighting upgrade to LED
£14,975
31/07/2018
Essex Community Foundation £10,000 towards the Raqs Media Collective exhibition and £4,975 towards the presentation of the research material behind the making of Gillian Wearing statue of Millicent Fawcett for Parliament Square.
£15,000
31/07/2017
Essex Community Foundation To help finance the Grayson Perry exhibition of work from his 'House for Essex'
£9,148
30/09/2016
Essex Community Foundation to support the Britishness Project which will work with children and young people to create artwork exploring issues of identity and Britishness for an exhibition at Firstsite.
Governance
Trustees (11)
Main office

Firstsite
Lewis Gardens
COLCHESTER
CO1 1JH

Legal constitution
  • UK Charity, number: 1031800
  • First registered on 21/01/1994
Objectives

TO PROMOTE THE ARTS IN SOCIETY, IN PARTICULAR THE VISUAL AND MEDIA ARTS, FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE INHABITANTS OF COLCHESTER AND THE SURROUNDING AREA IN PARTICULAR AND EAST ANGLIA IN GENERAL BY DEVELOPING PUBLIC APPRECIATION OF THE ARTS AND BY IMPROVING ACCESS TO, AND THE QUALITY OF THE ARTS. [VISUAL AND MEDIA ARTS SHALL BE DEFINED AS INCLUDING PAINTING, DRAWING, PHOTOGRAPHY, FILM VIDEO, SCULPTURE, THE CRAFTS OF POTTERY, WOODWORK, TEXTILES, PLASTIC, METAL WORK, PERFORMANCE AND CURRENT TECHNOLOGY FOR ARTS PURPOSES]