Cherie Blair Foundation for Women
Cherie Blair Foundation for Women is a foundation set up in 2008 by Cherie Blair in London.
In 2010 it was revealed just £11,808 had been spent on the Mentoring Women in Business scheme and under £30,000 on a project in East Africa called Sunny Money for Women.
In the period 1 May 2008 to 31 October 2009 the foundation raised £671,348, £375,611 was spent on seven charitable causes and £258,266 was spent on permanent and temporary consultants.
Bailed out by Cherie
In 2010, according to the Telegraph and Companies House, Cherie was forced to lend her own charity more than a quarter of a million pounds to balance the books. She also had to make a 'significant donation' to pay staff wages and consultants' costs which included £113,225 to the former chief executive Connie Jackson.
Accenture | Bank of America | European Bank for Reconstruction and Development | ExxonMobil | JP Morgan | Oak Foundation | Qualcomm | Trafigura Foundation | United States Agency for International Development | Visa | Vodafone Foundation | Cheryl Saban Self-Worth Foundation| COMO Foundation | Crescent Enterprises- | Marsh and Mclennan Companies | Prudential | Relief International | Merck
- In 2014 the charity received a £1 million grant from Accenture to be spread over two years to run a programme in Rwanda for 15,000 women to receive business training.
- In 2013 the charity received $625,965 (£405,000) from the US Agency for International Development, a body that was under the control of Hillary Clinton, the then Secretary of State.
Rajesh Agrawal | Paul Baird | Paolo Basilico | Gabriella Basilico | Lady Katy Tse Blair | Lady Nina Bracewell-Smith | Tina Brown | Paddy Campbell | John Catsimatidis | Azia Chatila | Paul Costelloe | Ann Gloag | David Gloag | Patricia Hewitt | Chandra Jessee | Richard Jones | Natalie Jones | Cambridge Jones | Rob Lemelson | Lord Raj | Lady Veena Loomba | Chas Moloney | Judith Soeryadjaya | Nurzhan Subkhanberdin | Zhanna Subkhanberdin | Sir David Tang | Bruno Wang | Samantha White
US Department of State | United Nations Development Programme | UN Women | Empower Women | Care International UK | Facebook | International Center for Research on Women | United Nations Office for Partnerships | London Business School | Self Employed Women's Association | Citi | LinkedIn | KORET Foundation | Youth for Technology | GSMA Connected Women | Global Banking Alliance | Cisco | Center for Financial Inclusion | Economic Empowerment for Women | Clutterbucks | Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs | WeConnect | Near East Foundation | Mara Foundation | Afford | Capgemini | Western Galilee College | Ladiesfund | Marton House | DHL | Organization of Women in International Trade | Yayasan Pendidikan & Vokasional Wanita Malaysia | WISE | FEMNET | Agora | Telecentre | Tanzania Gatsby Trust | PlaNet Finance | Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply | Al Majmoua | Idobro | Firstmonie | Bizdas | Digital Opportunity Trust | Supportive Community | The International Alliance for Women | Huru Consult | Murtala Muhammed Foundation | Hen India | Tanzania Women's Bank | Business Engage | DFCU | MENA Apps | Arabreneur | Sabah Women Entrepreneurs & Professionals Association | K Lab | Association for Women's Total Advancement & Technology | Thunderbird | Difference Makers | Women of Uganda Network | African Women Foundation | African Women's Entrepreneurship Program Ghana
- Martin Kaye, chairman. Former head of risk management and client relationship lead partner at accountancy firm BDO LLP.
- Sara Carello. Founder chairman of the London Committee of Sargent Cancer Care for Children (now Clic Sargent) and a contributing editor to Tatler magazine.
- Jessica Learmond-Criqui. A solicitor and non practising barrister.
- Lesley Robinson. Director of the Money Advice Service.
- Joana Schliemann. Founder of Mind the Gap Productions, a member of the international development council of the British Film Institute and sits on the strategic advisory board of the Delfina Foundation.
- Sevi Simavi, CEO
- Giulia Corinaldi, director of strategy
- Laura Stebbing, fundraising and partnerships director
- Elaine Hake, director of communications
- Margaret Burgess, director of finance
- Annabel Azim, enterprise development programme director
- Allison Kahn, mentoring programme director
- Saloni Korlimarla, mobile technology programme director
- Sarah Stockwell, fundraising and partnerships manager
- Address: PO Box 60519,
- W2 7JU, UK
- Phone: +44 (0)20 7724 3109
- Email: email@example.com
- Robert Mendick Cherie Blair bails out her own charity with £250,000 loan Telegraph, 4 April 2010, accessed 30 March 2015
- Cherie Blair Foundation Donors and partners, accessed 30 March 2015
- Robert Mendick Cherie Blair’s empire and its secret HQ Telegraph, 30 March 2014, accessed 30 March 2015
- Robert Mendick Cherie Blair's charity handed £405,000 by US Telegraph, 12 May 2013, accessed 30 March 2015
- Cherie Blair Foundation Our team, accessed 30 March 2015