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The Church of Scotland, SC011353
Registered charity from 05 December 1905
Charity Details
This shows the latest contact address that OSCR has been given for the charity.Address121 George Street
Edinburgh
This is the latest postcode that the charity has supplied.PostcodeEH2 4YN
This shows whether the address supplied by the charity is their principal office or the address of one of the charity's trustees. Where the charity tells us that the address is a charity trustee's address, we must publish the name.Is the supplied address a principal office or a trustee address?Principal Office
Shown where the charity has supplied us with a link to its website.Website www.churchofscotland.org.uk
This shows whether or not the charity's principal purpose is as the advancement of religion.Designated Religious CharityYes
Charities are shown as Standard charities, Registered Social Landlords, or Cross-Border charities. These last two will link through to other Regulators’ websites, where you may be able to view the charity’s accounts.Regulatory Type Standard
This personalised charity registration logo can be downloaded free of charge and used on the charity’s website, email signatures and publications.OSCR Registration Logo
These are taken directly from the charity's constitution. A charity's objects describe what the charity has been legally set up to achieve. They do not necessarily describe all of the activities the charity carries out in order to achieve these objects. Object:
Objects: 1) to offer Christian worship, fellowship, instruction, mission and service; 2) to labour for the advancement of the Kingdom of God throughout the world; 3) to bring the ordinances of religion to the people in every parish of Scotland through a territorial ministry
Details of the charity's operations
Current status of the charity.Charity Status: Active
When the charity last submitted a change in information.Last Updated: 02 Jul 2019
Whether the charity is a Trust, Company, Unincorporated Association, SCIO, Educational Endowment, Industrial & Provident Society or Statutory Corporation, the date it became that form, and any previous forms it may have had.Constitutional Form: Unincorporated association
This best describes how local or widespread the work of the charity is.Geographical Spread: UK and overseas
This local authority area in which the charity is currently operating.Main Operating Location: City of Edinburgh
The Charity and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act sets out 15 charitable purposes and one analogous purpose.Purposes: "The advancement of religion"
This lists which beneficiary groups the charity has identified as being the main focus of activities: children / young people, older people, people with disabilities or health problems, people of a particular ethnic or racial origin, other defined groups, no specific group or for the benefit of the community, other charities / voluntary bodies.Beneficiaries: "No specific group, or for the benefit of the community","Other charities / voluntary bodies"
This sets out the types of activity undertaken by the charity from the following: it makes grants, donations, loans, gifts or pensions to individuals, it makes grants, donations or gifts to organisations, it carries out activities or services itself, it does none of these.Types of activty undertaken: "It makes grants, donations, loans, gifts or pensions to individuals","It makes grants, donations or gifts to organisations","It carries out activities or services itself"

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Annual Return Submission History
Mailing Cycle Financial Year Annual Return
The end of the financial year for which accounts and information has been requested. Year End The gross income for the period. Income Expenditure The date OSCR sent the return to the charity. Issued Received The date the return was validated by OSCR. Checked When a charity has submitted its return on time (within the required 9 months from its Annual Return Date), the Overdue/Late field for that charity will be green. Where a charity has submitted its return after the 9 month deadline, the Overdue/Late field will be red. Overdue / Late The accounts available to view have had personal data such as signatures and addresses redacted (blacked out) to comply with the requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998. The charity’s accounts are the responsibility of the charity trustees and any queries regarding the content of the accounts should be directed to the charity in the first instance. OSCR accepts no liability for the accuracy of the charity’s accounts nor any decision based upon them. Latest Accounts
2014 31 Dec 2014 £109,634,000 £111,675,000 31 Dec 2014 24 Sep 2015 20 Oct 2015 No
2015 31 Dec 2015 £109,741,000 £106,003,000 31 Dec 2015 29 Sep 2016 05 Oct 2016 No
2016 31 Dec 2016 £113,505,000 £112,539,000 04 Jan 2017 17 Jul 2017 18 Jul 2017 No
2017 31 Dec 2017 £112,662,000 £111,932,000 01 Jan 2018 10 Jul 2018 17 Jul 2018 No
2018 31 Dec 2018 £111,494,000 £121,204,000 03 Jan 2019 24 Jun 2019 27 Jun 2019 No Visit Charity's Website
Section 39 Reorganisation Reports
TitleDescriptionEffective From DateExpiry DateLatest Objectsions DateDocument
The Church of Scotland (Rev T Caie Trust) The Church of Scotland (SC011353) has applied to the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR) for approval of a restricted funds reorganisation scheme for the variation of the purpose for which restricted funds may be used and the variation or removal of any condition imposed on the charity in relation to the use of the restricted funds under section 43A of the Charities and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act 2005. Please see adjacent summary for more information. 01 Jul 2019 28 Jul 2019 11 Aug 2019 CoS - Rev T Caie Trust - Summary of Restricted Funds Reorganisation.pdf

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