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Inquest Charitable Trust

What it does
    INQUEST was founded in 1981 following a number of controversial deaths in police and prison custody. It is the only charitable organisation in England and Wales that provides an independent, free legal and advice service to bereaved people on inquest procedures and their rights in the Coroner's Court and the civil courts.
Who works here
  • 10 employees and 5 volunteers.
Who it helps
  • The General Public/mankind
Sector(s) covered
  • General Charitable Purposes
Where it operates
  • Throughout England And Wales
How it's governed
  • UK Charity, number: 1046650
  • First registered on 23/05/1995
UN SDGs
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Reduced Inequalities
Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions
Financial Data
Y/E Income Expenditure Surplus Assets Months
Reserves
Employees Volunteers Filed on
31/03/2018 £700,834 £661,744 £39,090 2 10 5 14/12/2018
31/03/2017 £601,451 £576,204 £25,247 £106,239 2 8 5 26/01/2018
31/03/2016 £586,110 £547,390 £38,720 £80,992 1 9 5 04/01/2017
31/03/2015 £497,587 £463,274 £34,313 09/12/2015
31/03/2014 £428,198 £451,960 -£23,762 15/12/2014
31/03/2013 £479,385 £510,779 -£31,394 06/01/2014
31/03/2012 £504,550 £507,096 -£2,546 £63,115 1 8 13 17/01/2013
31/03/2011 £496,844 £466,919 £29,925 31/01/2012
31/03/2010 £419,548 £401,993 £17,555 28/01/2011
31/03/2009 £428,968 £413,811 £15,157 28/01/2010
Donations received

Over the last five years they've received significant donations from 7 grant making charities totalling £1,324,381

Amount/
When
Donor To be used for
£169,900
30/11/2018
Henry Smith Charity towards three years' salary of a Family Caseworker at a National project providing support and information to bereaved families following the contentious or state related death of a loved one
£80,000
31/12/2017
Tudor Trust over two years towards the Head of Policy's salary at a national charity supporting families who have been bereaved following a death in state care or in detention
£65,000
30/06/2017
Barrow Cadbury To support INQUEST's Director to undertake high-level policy activities
£499,481
31/05/2017
National Lottery This project aims to develop coping mechanisms and improve the sense of community through peer-support for families of people who have died in custody or detention. It aims to provide holistic support, and will facilitate families becoming advocates for change whilst empowering others to do the same. It will recruit a new family support worker to work alongside staff to reach the most excluded, to help them engage. The group will deliver activities and provide one-to-one support to families.
£15,000
31/03/2017
AB Charitable Trust £15,000 towards core costs
£100,000
28/02/2017
Joseph Rowntree Foundation Core costs
£10,000
31/03/2015
AB Charitable Trust £10,000 towards core costs
£375,000
31/03/2015
Esmee Fairbairn Towards unrestricted core costs for casework and policy work on the deaths of people in prison and mental health settings.
£10,000
31/12/2013
AB Charitable Trust £10,000 towards core costs
Governance
Trustees (12)
Main office

Inquest
89-93 Fonthill Road
LONDON
N4 3JH

Objectives

A) TO ADVANCE THE EDUCATION OF THE PUBLIC BY, IN PARTICULAR, RESEARCH INTO AND PUBLICATION AND DISSEMINATION OF INFORMATION CONCERNING SUDDEN OR UNEXPLAINED DEATHS OR DEATHS WHICH ARE OR MAY BE THE SUBJECT OF A CORONER'S INQUEST. B) THE RELIEF OF POVERTY AMONGST THE BEREAVED IN PARTICULAR BY PROVISION OF INFORMATION ADVICE COUNSELLING AND SUPPORT. C) TO UNDERTAKE ANY OTHER CHARITABLE OBJECTIVE.