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The Scout Association

What it does
    SCOUTING ACTIVELY ENGAGES AND SUPPORTS YOUNG PEOPLE IN THEIR PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT, EMPOWERING THEM TO MAKE A POSITIVE CONTRIBUTION TO SOCIETY.
Who works here
  • 324 employees and 163533 volunteers.
Who it helps
  • Children/young People
Sector(s) covered
  • Education/training
  • Amateur Sport
  • Economic/community Development/employment
Where it operates
Legal constitution
  • UK Charity, number: 306101
  • First registered on
Financial Data ?
Y/E Income Expenditure Surplus/
Deficit
Assets Months
Reserves
Employees Volunteers Filed on
31/03/2018 £34,103,000 £33,762,000 £341,000 1 324 163533 29/01/2019
31/03/2017 £32,681,000 £33,838,000 -£1,157,000 £39,359,000 1 314 154001 04/01/2018
31/03/2016 £43,385,000 £45,522,000 -£2,137,000 £41,555,000 327 116438 22/12/2016
31/03/2015 £29,997,000 £30,510,000 -£513,000 £43,916,000 1 315 101329 29/01/2016
31/03/2014 £28,754,000 £27,099,000 £1,655,000 £48,928,000 1 311 114000 30/01/2015
31/03/2013 £26,615,000 £26,197,000 £418,000 £46,608,000 2 276 83511 07/08/2013
31/03/2012 £35,156,000 £31,660,000 £3,496,000 £45,109,000 2 260 98339 16/08/2012
31/03/2011 £23,566,000 £23,622,000 -£56,000 £45,852,000 2 251 95723 05/08/2011
Donations received ?

Over the last five years they've received significant donations from 11 grant making charities totalling £1,910,554

Amount/
When
Donor To be used for
£15,800
14/06/2018
National Lottery Moving Connections: Scouting and Displaced People
£10,000
31/01/2018
Quartet Community Foundation Toward the cost of installing solar panels on this scout hut which enable the group to generate clean energy and provide energy education activities for the scouts. The hut will also be open for use by the wider Shirehampton community.
£1,323,353
31/12/2017
Pears Foundation Pears #iwill Fund: Space to Grow Together Project
£1,290
30/11/2017
Quartet Community Foundation Tents for use on Duke of Edinburgh Expeditions
£675
31/10/2017
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland New chairs for HQ building
£1,000
30/06/2017
Two Ridings Community Foundation Funding to support the Scout Group provide activities for disadvantaged young people; including rock climbing, swimming, going to the cinema along with other skills development activities.
£2,000
30/06/2017
Oxfordshire Community Foundation Purchasing new camping equipment will mean we can give more young people the opportunity to do more outdoor activities.
£3,000
28/02/2017
Essex Community Foundation Provision of PVC cladding to the exterior of the Scout Hut to minimise future maintenance
£950
31/08/2016
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland Towards Camping equipment
£10,000
31/07/2016
National Lottery This project will use the funding to renovate its community building. This will make the hall more versatile for visitors and community groups and improve access for people with disabilities.
£2,000
31/03/2016
Wiltshire Community Foundation 19th Swindon Scout Group aims to provide activities and learning opportunities for all children from all different backgrounds. Funding was to support relocation and storage costs for Scout Troup equipment.
£223,743
30/11/2015
Pears Foundation Pears Project 2016-18
£223,743
30/11/2015
Pears Foundation Pears Project 2016-18
£10,000
31/07/2015
Sport England Funding under Sport England's Small Grants funding programme for a Revenue project titled 'RS Feva drop Off'. This project is a Sailing & Yachting project, with a focus on younger beneficiaries.
£63,000
30/06/2015
The Blagrave Trust Extending the reach of the Scouts into deprived areas as part of the Better Prepared programme
£10,000
13/11/2014
National Lottery Not Available
£10,000
03/04/2014
National Lottery Not Available
Governance
Trustees (19)
Main office

The Scout Association
Gilwell Park
Chingford
LONDON
E4 7QW

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