Sustain: The Alliance For Better Food & Farming

www.sustainweb.org
Charity first registered in the UK on 12/03/1993 no: 1018643
Charities Commission data

This charity employs 22 people and has 30 volunteers.


UN Sustainable Development Goals
2 Zero Hunger
3 Good health & wellbeing

What it does

The main way that Sustain fulfils its aims is through running a multitude of different projects and campaigns to improve food and farming, with the help of our members and other supporters.

How it works

Acts As An Umbrella Or Resource Body

Where it operates

Throughout England And Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland

Who it helps

Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies
The General Public/mankind


Donations received

Over the last five years they've received significant donations from 3 grant making charities totalling £994,800

When Amount Donor To be used for
31/08/2018 £500,000 Esmee Fairbairn Towards core revenue support that will enable Sustain to take forward its key strategic aims over the next five years.
30/04/2016 £50,000 National Lottery This development funding will be used to help establish an alliance of groups aiming to ensure everyone in the UK has access to good food. It will bring together major national organisations working on food and poverty and builds on previous events and consultation with local groups across the UK on this issue. The grant will be used for staff costs, travel, project design, IT and meetings.
31/08/2015 £144,800 City Bridge Trust £144,800 over three years (£49,980; £54,900; £39,920) for 2dpw of the Project Officer’s salary; 2dpw of the Project Support Officer’s salary; plus related costs of the London Grows Project.
31/10/2014 £300,000 Esmee Fairbairn Towards the cost of enabling Sustain to consolidate and continue to deliver the Campaign for Better Hospital Food, securing binding standards of quality and sustainability.

Financial Data
Y/E Income Expenditure Surplus Assets Months
Reserves
Employees Volunteers
31/03/2018 £1,194,584 £1,070,383 £124,201 7 22 30
31/03/2017 £1,196,006 £1,379,693 -£183,687 £474,709 4 18 30
31/03/2016 £1,195,560 £1,088,017 £107,543 £658,396 7 17 40
31/03/2015 £1,439,103 £1,614,074 -£174,971 £550,853 4 13 40
31/03/2014 £1,506,706 £1,528,357 -£21,651 £725,824 6 15 40
31/03/2013 £2,094,720 £2,091,158 £3,562 £747,475 4 17 20
31/03/2012 £2,311,143 £2,073,997 £237,146 £743,913 4 18 20
31/03/2011 £2,076,111 £2,107,113 -£31,002 £506,767 3 26 20
31/03/2010 £1,832,122 £1,890,103 -£57,981 £537,769 3 24 35
31/03/2009 £1,555,623 £1,597,960 -£42,337 £595,750 4 17 30
31/03/2008 £1,222,891 £891,227 £331,664 £638,087 9 14 5
31/03/2007 £628,351 £564,415 £63,936 £306,423 7 13 7
31/03/2006 £447,959 £532,652 -£84,693 0
31/03/2005 £529,413 £484,093 £45,320 0
31/03/2004 £435,441 £445,548 -£10,107 0

Trustees

This charity has 14 registered trustees.

  • Alison Jane Swan Parente Ba Dl
  • Bridget Jennifer Henderson
  • Catherine Ann Fookes
  • Chris Stopes
  • Clare Horrell
  • Dr Modi Mwatsama
  • Katharine Helen Boyd
  • Keith Frank Tyrell
  • Laura Caroline Mackenzie
  • Mike Rayner
  • Professor David Jonathan Barling
  • Shaun Mark Spiers
  • Stephanie Wood
  • Victoria Williams
Objectives

TO ADVANCE THE EDUCATION OF THE PUBLIC IN AND TO INITIATE OR CARRY ON RESEARCH INTO ALL ASPECTS OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE POLICY PRODUCTION DISTRIBUTION AND CONSUMPTION WITH A VIEW TO IMPROVING THE HEALTH OF THE GENERAL PUBLIC BY INCREASING THEIR KNOWLEDGE AND APPRECIATION OF THE WAY IN WHICH FOOD IS PRODUCED AND DISTRIBUTED AND THE EFFECTS THIS CAN HAVE ON HUMAN HEALTH AND THE HEALTH OF THE ENVIRONMENT ON WHICH HUMANS DEPEND