CharityDetail

What it does
    Trees for Cities is an independent charity working with local communities on tree planting projects. Our aim is to tackle global warming, create social cohesion and beautify our cities through tree planting, community, education and training initiatives in urban areas of greatest need.
Who works here
  • 28 employees and 4713 volunteers.
Who it helps
  • The General Public/mankind
Sector(s) covered
  • Education/training
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
  • Environment/conservation/heritage
  • Economic/community Development/employment
Where it operates
  • Kenya, United Arab Emirates, Throughout England, Uganda, South Africa, Peru
How it's governed
  • UK Charity, number: 1032154
  • First registered on 27/01/1994
UN SDGs
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Life on Land
Financial Data
Y/E Income Expenditure Surplus Assets Months
Reserves
Employees Volunteers Filed on
31/03/2018 £2,124,031 £1,755,794 £368,237 5 28 4713 20/12/2018
31/03/2017 £1,500,642 £1,447,461 £53,181 £481,723 3 23 9800 23/10/2017
31/03/2016 £1,172,708 £1,225,349 -£52,641 £428,542 4 19 9025 09/11/2016
31/03/2015 £1,140,853 £1,132,243 £8,610 £481,183 5 19 1083 15/10/2015
31/03/2014 £1,335,310 £1,328,010 £7,300 £472,573 4 21 5626 06/10/2014
31/03/2013 £1,403,936 £1,490,747 -£86,811 £465,273 3 26 8744 24/12/2013
31/03/2012 £1,702,242 £1,697,941 £4,301 £552,084 3 26 0 22/11/2012
31/03/2011 £1,485,849 £1,477,297 £8,552 £547,881 4 27 10323 11/11/2011
31/03/2010 £1,504,573 £1,519,487 -£14,914 £539,329 4 24 594 08/03/2011
31/03/2009 £1,735,660 £1,679,269 £56,391 £559,143 3 25 300 20/01/2010
Donations received

Over the last five years they've received significant donations from 4 grant making charities totalling £1,052,278

Amount/
When
Donor To be used for
£10,000
28/02/2019
Greater London Authority Buzzin' A nature-based volunteering programme that will work with 2 cohorts of young people for 6 months each. Young people will be trained in bee keeping skills and will volunteer at the community garden. Participants will develop entrepreneurial skills, making beauty and wellbeing products to sell at local markets e.g scented candles and lip balms.
£105,000
31/01/2019
Dulverton Trust Sustainable Green Futures
£13,125
31/07/2018
Greater London Authority Beckenham Place Park Community Edible Woodland
£22,295
31/07/2018
Greater London Authority Seven Kings Park
£40,500
31/07/2018
Greater London Authority Forest Road Woodland
£43,904
31/07/2018
Greater London Authority Big Green Estate Project
£17,000
31/07/2018
Greater London Authority Montagu Whip Planting Project
£43,904
31/07/2018
Greater London Authority Big Green Estate Project
£13,125
31/07/2018
Greater London Authority Beckenham Place Park Community Edible Woodland
£22,295
31/07/2018
Greater London Authority Seven Kings Park
£40,500
31/07/2018
Greater London Authority Forest Road Woodland
£17,000
31/07/2018
Greater London Authority Montagu Whip Planting Project
£50,000
31/12/2017
Greater London Authority Planting Healthy Air in Schools
£15,000
31/12/2017
Greater London Authority St Patrick's Edible Playground
£15,000
31/12/2017
Greater London Authority St Patrick's Edible Playground
£15,000
30/09/2017
Greater London Authority Isleworth Orchards
£15,000
30/09/2017
Greater London Authority Racecourse Estate Greening Project
£10,190
30/09/2017
Greater London Authority Sutcliffe Park: Planting a Leafy Legacy
£25,000
30/09/2017
Greater London Authority Horsenden Hill Working Woodland
£15,000
30/09/2017
Greater London Authority Loxford Park: Community Tree Planting
£10,190
30/09/2017
Greater London Authority Sutcliffe Park: Planting a Leafy Legacy
£25,000
30/09/2017
Greater London Authority Horsenden Hill Working Woodland
£15,000
30/09/2017
Greater London Authority Loxford Park: Community Tree Planting
£15,000
30/09/2017
Greater London Authority Racecourse Estate Greening Project
£15,000
30/09/2017
Greater London Authority Isleworth Orchards
£45,000
31/08/2017
City Bridge Trust £45,000 over 12 months to build Trees for Cities’ (TFC) capacity to develop and implement a range of services that will diversify its income, particularly from landowners and businesses to enable social investment.
£53,250
28/02/2017
Greater London Authority Planting of 3 community orchards across London in parks and green spaces.
£10,000
30/11/2016
National Lottery This project will hold a family festival, including music, food and drink, arts and crafts stalls, mini beast trails, face painting, tree wand making and tree planting. It will encourage people to learn about the local environment and horticulture, engage in outdoor activities and spend time with their neighbours to form friendships and celebrate diverse cultures.
£10,000
31/10/2016
National Lottery This project will use the funding to deliver a community led tree planting project. This will greatly enhance an urban space whilst improving the environment and bringing the community together.
£50,000
30/09/2016
Dulverton Trust Future Urban Forests
£10,000
31/12/2015
Greater London Authority Creation of urban orchard meadow at Wood End Wireless in Ealing
£50,000
31/10/2015
Greater London Authority To fund mass tree planting activity in Ealing
£25,000
31/05/2015
Dulverton Trust Future Urban Forests
£10,000
21/01/2015
National Lottery Not Available
£10,000
31/10/2014
Greater London Authority Speed Volunteering project - Time 4 Trees
£150,000
31/08/2014
City Bridge Trust £150,000 over three years (3 x £50,000) towards staffing and associated costs of developing and sustaining edible playgrounds in 20 London schools.
Governance
Trustees (7)
Main office

TREES FOR CITIES
PRINCE CONSORT LODGE
KENNINGTON PARK PLACE
LONDON
SE11 4AS

Objectives

TO ADVANCE THE EDUCATION OF THE PUBLIC IN THE APPRECIATION OF TREES AND THEIR AMENITY VALUE, AND IN FURTHERANCE OF THIS THE PLANTING AND PROTECTION OF TREES EVERYWHERE, AND IN PARTICULAR INNER CITY AREAS.