Cruse Bereavement Care

www.cruse.org.uk
Charity first registered in the UK on 22/09/1962 no: 208078
Charities Commission data

This charity employs 162 people and has 4914 volunteers.

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What has this charity achieved?

Unfortunately this charity does not currently publish data on impact measurement.

UN Sustainable Development Goals
3 Good health & wellbeing
10 Reduced Inequalities

What it does

Education/training
The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives

How it works

Provides ServicesProvides Advocacy/advice/information

Where it operates

Throughout England And Wales, Northern Ireland

Who it helps

The General Public/mankind


Donations received

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

When Amount Donor To be used for
28/02/2018 £200 Quartet Community Foundation As requested by the donor towards providing free-of-charge bereavement counselling.
31/12/2017 £4,907 Community Foundation for Surrey Core costs for the remainder of the current financial year ending March 2018.
13/12/2017 £10,000 National Lottery This project will improve the group's telephone bereavement service.
30/11/2017 £7,500 Community Foundation for Surrey Core costs and office rent for a branch of a charity supporting the bereaved.
30/11/2017 £5,000 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.
31/10/2017 £1,000 Quartet Community Foundation As requested by the donor
31/10/2017 £15,000 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.
28/09/2017 £10,000 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.
31/08/2017 £529 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.
30/06/2017 £1,000 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.
30/11/2016 £500 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.
30/11/2016 £1,000 Quartet Community Foundation As requested by the fundholders.
31/10/2016 £4,000 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.
30/06/2016 £698,998 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.
31/03/2016 £1,000 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.
30/11/2015 £1,000 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.
30/09/2015 £10,000 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.
30/09/2014 £5,000 Oxfordshire Community Foundation Promote reduction of isolation and disadvantage and access to local services
20/06/2014 £676,384 National Lottery Not Available

Financial Data
Y/E Income Expenditure Surplus Assets Months
Reserves
Employees Volunteers
31/03/2018 £5,185,724 £4,939,936 £245,788 8 162 4914
31/03/2017 £4,871,356 £4,901,585 -£30,229 £3,819,371 7 93 4904
31/03/2016 £4,795,238 £5,016,159 -£220,921 £3,662,713 7 91 5143
31/03/2015 £5,222,125 £4,865,194 £356,931 £3,883,634 7 86 5652
31/03/2014 £4,674,930 £4,360,892 £314,038 £3,526,703 7 79 5701
31/03/2013 £4,442,362 £4,073,892 £368,470 £3,111,425 7 79 5733
31/03/2012 £3,927,324 £3,951,746 -£24,422 £2,742,955 7 74 5738
31/03/2011 £4,116,244 £3,997,623 £118,621 £2,947,611 7 79 5771
31/03/2010 £4,042,754 £3,936,924 £105,830 £2,928,990 6 74 5531
31/03/2009 £3,668,938 £3,649,300 £19,638 £2,823,160 6 70 5689
31/03/2008 £3,324,128 £3,421,285 -£97,157 £2,803,522 6 64 5532
31/03/2007 £3,432,307 £3,234,371 £197,936 £2,900,679 7 65 5457
31/03/2006 £3,543,885 £3,116,279 £427,606 0
31/03/2005 £3,099,716 £3,168,673 -£68,957 0
31/03/2004 £3,045,308 £2,944,009 £101,299 0

Trustees

This charity has 10 registered trustees.

  • 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.