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Cruse Bereavement Care

UN SDGs
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Good health & wellbeing
Reduced Inequalities
What it does
    The Provision Of Support To People Who Have Suffered Bereavement Through A Nationwide Network Of Trained Bereavement Volunteers And Through Its National Helpline. Work Designed To Raise The Awareness Of The Needs Of Bereaved People And To Promote Their Interests.
Who works here
  • 162 employees and 4914 volunteers.
Who it helps
  • The General Public/mankind
Sector(s) covered
  • Education/training
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
Where it operates
  • Throughout England And Wales, Northern Ireland
How it's governed
  • UK Charity, number: 208078
  • First registered on 22/09/1962
Financial Data
Y/E Income Expenditure Surplus Assets Months
Reserves
Filed on Employees Volunteers
31/03/2018 £5,185,724 £4,939,936 £245,788 8 31/01/2019 162 4914
31/03/2017 £4,871,356 £4,901,585 -£30,229 £3,819,371 7 29/01/2018 93 4904
31/03/2016 £4,795,238 £5,016,159 -£220,921 £3,662,713 7 28/01/2017 91 5143
31/03/2015 £5,222,125 £4,865,194 £356,931 £3,883,634 7 29/01/2016 86 5652
31/03/2014 £4,674,930 £4,360,892 £314,038 £3,526,703 7 26/01/2015 79 5701
31/03/2013 £4,442,362 £4,073,892 £368,470 £3,111,425 7 20/01/2014 79 5733
31/03/2012 £3,927,324 £3,951,746 -£24,422 £2,742,955 7 30/01/2013 74 5738
31/03/2011 £4,116,244 £3,997,623 £118,621 £2,947,611 7 12/01/2012 79 5771
31/03/2010 £4,042,754 £3,936,924 £105,830 £2,928,990 6 21/01/2011 74 5531
31/03/2009 £3,668,938 £3,649,300 £19,638 £2,823,160 6 18/01/2010 70 5689
Donations received

Over the last five years they've received significant donations from 7 grant making charities totalling £1,453,018

Amount/
When
Donor To be used for
£200
28/02/2018
Quartet Community Foundation As requested by the donor towards providing free-of-charge bereavement counselling.
£4,907
31/12/2017
Community Foundation for Surrey Core costs for the remainder of the current financial year ending March 2018.
£10,000
13/12/2017
National Lottery This project will improve the group's telephone bereavement service.
£7,500
30/11/2017
Community Foundation for Surrey Core costs and office rent for a branch of a charity supporting the bereaved.
£5,000
30/11/2017
Sussex Community Foundation Cruse Bereavement Care in West Sussex exists to promote the well being of bereaved adults, children and young people, helping them to understand their grief and cope with their loss. Funding was provided towards training new bereavement volunteers and their client information events.
£1,000
31/10/2017
Quartet Community Foundation As requested by the donor
£15,000
31/10/2017
Sussex Community Foundation Cruse Bereavement Care in West Sussex exists to promote the well being of bereaved adults, children and young people, helping them to understand their grief and cope with their loss. Funding was provided towards training new bereavement volunteers and their client information evenings.
£10,000
28/09/2017
National Lottery The volunteer-based group provide bereavement support to adults and children. They are using the £10,000 to provide training for volunteers and supervisors to enable the charity to better support local people.
£529
31/08/2017
Two Ridings Community Foundation Funding is required to purchase materials that will help the group promote themselves and their volunteering opportunities. The group provide vital one to one support sessions for bereaved adults and children and young people.
£1,000
30/06/2017
Community Foundation for Surrey Cruse Bereavement Care Surrey East provides free and confidential advice, information and support to people who have been bereaved. £1,000 would train volunteers, reducing waiting lists and ultimately distress to participants.
£500
30/11/2016
Heart Of England Community Foundation First Steps sessions, which is a bereavement support group for the older bereaved person, combining practical advice and helping them with the first steps back into social events. Aim is to reduce social isolation and improve confidence for the more elderly bereaved person.
£1,000
30/11/2016
Quartet Community Foundation As requested by the fundholders.
£4,000
31/10/2016
Community Foundation for Surrey Core costs including volunteer training and purchase of literature for a branch of a bereavement support charity, over the period of a year.
£698,998
30/06/2016
National Lottery The Bereavement Champion project is a partnership project between Cruse Bereavement Care and the ExtraCare Charitable Trust to improve bereavement support for older people, including those with dementia, in sheltered housing. The project will raise awareness of how bereavement affects older people’s mental and physical health, improve access to support for bereaved older people in sheltered and retirement accommodation, and encourage self-help and peer support to reduce loneliness and social isolation.
£1,000
31/03/2016
Oxfordshire Community Foundation We need funding to cover the costs of training volunteers to facilitate Bereavement Support Groups. These costs cover the trainer's fee, room hire, stationery (papers, pens, folders etc), refreshments, administrative costs.
£1,000
30/11/2015
Oxfordshire Community Foundation Cruse volunteers receive monthly supervision, to ensure their work with clients meets Cruse standards; we need to train more supervisors as we recruit more volunteers.
£10,000
30/09/2015
National Lottery The organisation is volunteer based and offers support, advice and information to children, young people and adults who have experienced bereavement. They are using the £10,000 to provide a support service to prisoners in Magilligan, Maghaberry and Hydebank who have been bereaved, with an aim to help reduce reoffending.
£5,000
30/09/2014
Oxfordshire Community Foundation Promote reduction of isolation and disadvantage and access to local services
£676,384
20/06/2014
National Lottery Not Available
Governance
Trustees (10)
  • Christine Challacombe
  • Colin Ross Robertson
  • Helen Causley
  • Jane Ann Cryer
  • Letizia Perna
  • Michael John Whitehouse
  • Nilufar Anwar
  • Pamela Rutter
  • Paul Butler
  • Poppy Elizabeth Maxwell Mardall

Objectives

THE RELIEF OF ANY PERSONS WHO ARE IN CONDITIONS OF POVERTY SICKNESS OR DISTRESS ARISING FROM BEREAVEMENT BY DEATH OF A PERSON OR THE ANTICIPATION THEREOF AND THE PROTECTION AND PRESERVATION OF PUBLIC HEALTH PARTICULARLY THROUGH THE PREVENTION OF ANY SICKNESS WHICH MAY ARISE FROM BEREAVEMENT BY DEATH OF A PERSON OR THE ANTICIPATION THEREOF.