Charitable Objects

Every charity is required to have a set of ‘Objects’ which say why the charity was set up.

Our current objects which have been agreed by the Charity Commission:

The promotion for the benefit of the public of urban or rural regeneration in areas of social and economic deprivation, within England, by all or any of the following means:

  • The relief of financial hardship among people living or working in England by providing such persons with goods and/or services which they could not otherwise afford through lack of means;
  • The prevention and relief of poverty by providing education, goods and services to individuals in need;
  • The relief of unemployment for the benefit of the public in such ways as may be thought fit, including assistance to find employment;
  • The advancement of education, training or retraining among socially, economically and financially excluded people and the provision of work experience for unemployed people;
  • The provision of financial assistance, technical assistance, business advice or consultancy in order to provide training and employability for unemployed people in cases of financial or other charitable need through help in setting up their own business or to existing businesses;
  • The creation of training and employment opportunities by the provision of workspace, buildings or land for use on favourable terms;
  • The provision of housing for those who are in conditions of need and/or the refurbishment of such housing;
  • The provision of public health facilities and childcare;
  • The provision of recreational facilities for the public or those who by reason of their youth, age, infirmity or disability, financial hardship or social and economic circumstances, have need for such facilities;
  • The development of skills and capacity in those living in socially and economically disadvantaged communities to enable them to better identify and help meet their needs and to participate more fully in society; and
  • Any other purposes currently recognised as charitable and any new charitable purposes which are similar to another charitable purpose