Governance

A core value of the Trust is to recognise we are accountable to a range of stakeholders including our donors and the people with whom we are working to seek social justice. We will hold ourselves accountable by setting high standards for ourselves and by how we assess our impact. We see ourselves as enablers and we appreciate the importance of learning from both successes and challenges – our own and those that we fund. We are committed to being open about how and why we do things and will adhere to the highest possible standards of governance.

St Stephens Green Trust is a registered charity with the Charities Regulatory Authority CRA: 20026547. It also holds a Revenue Charity Number: CHY10449. It was incorporated as a company limited by guarantee on 11th October 2007 to take over the assets and undertaking of the unincorporated St Stephens Green Trust which it succeeded to on 1 January 2008. Our financial statements comply with the requirements of the Companies Act 2014 and with the Charities SORP (FRS102) where appropriate.

SSGT Trustees act in a voluntary capacity and a list of members is here. SSGT is compliant with the CRA Governance Code and compliance is reviewed each year by trustees. We have a conflict of interest policy for staff and trustees which can be found here. We also have a feedback and complaints procedure which can be found here.

SSGT became a Living Wage employer and a Living Wage Friendly Funder in June 2020. More information is here.

Strategic Plan:
Our Strategic Plans are informed by a periodic review of the areas of greatest need and the most recent view in 2014 by Brian Harvey is available here.

Annual Reports:
Our Annual Reports and Financial Statements are available here.

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