CharityDetail

What it does
    Relieving persons suffering from mental illness by the encouragement of participation in creative activities, particularly, but not exclusively, painting, photography, printing, music and creative writing.
Who works here
  • 19 employees and 120 volunteers.
Who it helps
  • People With Disabilities
Sector(s) covered
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
  • Disability
  • Arts/culture/heritage/science
  • Economic/community Development/employment
Where it operates
  • Throughout London
Financial Data ?
Y/E Income Expenditure Surplus/
Deficit
Assets Months
Reserves
Employees Volunteers Filed on
31/03/2019 £873,624 £874,314 -£690 5 19 120 31/12/2019
31/03/2018 £826,004 £788,465 £37,539 £1,598,247 6 17 150 04/03/2019
31/03/2017 £797,698 £772,528 £25,170 £1,578,222 5 14 150 31/01/2018
31/03/2016 £782,326 £763,875 £18,451 £764,962 5 15 80 30/01/2017
31/03/2015 £686,822 £658,086 £28,736 £746,293 6 17 6 31/01/2016
31/03/2014 £599,337 £596,816 £2,521 £738,977 5 18 150 07/01/2015
31/03/2013 £655,033 £648,252 £6,781 £736,456 4 16 3 10/01/2014
31/03/2012 £623,884 £642,035 -£18,151 £729,690 4 19 0 30/01/2013
Donations received ?

Over the last five years they've received significant donations from 7 grant making charities totalling £455,649

Amount/
When
Donor To be used for
£136,635
04/09/2019
Comic Relief People with mental health problems often experience social isolation. The Core Sports programme provides access to a wide range of sport and physical activity sessions, social events and art activities/qualifications to adults with mild to severe mental health needs. The programme will build social networks, and clients will see an improvement in their mental and physical health. Over 2 years the programme will work with 500+ adults from across London from their creative education centre in Hackney.
£9,994
30/04/2019
National Lottery Community Fund The funding will be used to purchase new equipment resources that will enable the group to improve its delivery of arts activities that are designed to meet the needs of people with mental ill health. The project aims to improve levels of wellbeing.
£44,360
22/06/2018
Lloyds Bank Foundation Supporting and enriching the lives of socially excluded people with severe mental health issues. The grant will fund the part time post of Member Volunteer Support Manager and associated costs.
£40,000
31/12/2017
Greater London Authority Core Landscape -Whitechapel Healthy Garden
£40,000
31/12/2017
Greater London Authority Core Landscape -Whitechapel Healthy Garden
£40,000
31/12/2017
Greater London Authority Core Landscape -Whitechapel Healthy Garden
£44,360
21/07/2016
Lloyds Bank Foundation Supporting and enriching the lives of socially excluded people with severe mental health issues. The grant will fund the part time post of Member Volunteer Support Manager and associated costs.
£21,300
30/04/2016
City Bridge Trust £21,300 towards the cost of a part-time (21 hours pw) Nursery Manager.
£10,000
29/10/2014
National Lottery Heritage Fund Not Available
£69,000
31/07/2014
Tudor Trust over two years towards the salary of a new post of Personalisation Membership Manager at this creative activities centre for people with severe and enduring mental health issues in East London
Governance
Trustees (7)
  • Dr Mark Salter
  • Stuart Jones
  • Gary Paul Molloy
  • Anne Marie Bibby
  • Shaun Adams
  • Vivienne Havell
  • Sophie O'neill
Main office

CORE ARTS
1 ST. BARNABAS TERRACE
LONDON
E9 6DJ

Legal constitution
  • UK Charity, number: 1043588
  • First registered on 24/01/1995
Objectives

THE CHARITY'S OBJECTS (OBJECTS) ARE SPECIFICALLY RESTRICTED TO THE FOLLOWING: TO RELIEVE THE NEED OF PERSONS SUFFERING FROM MENTAL ILLNESS AND/OR THOSE AT RISK OF SOCIAL EXCLUSION, BY THE ENCOURAGEMENT OF PARTICIPATION IN CREATIVE ACTIVITIES, PARTICULARLY, BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY, ARTS, MUSIC, MULTIMEDIA, SPORTS AND HORTICULTURE AND TO RELIEVE THE NEED OF PEOPLE WITH MENTAL HEALTH DISABILITIES BY ARRANGING WORK FOR THEM.