A M Charitable Trust
The The A M Charitable Trust (no 256283), is a small grant-making charity set up via a trust deed dated 18th March 1968 in the name of Ann Catherine Marks in the amount of 18,000 Marks and Spencer Limited Ordinary shares of 5/- each. It disburses grants to with a particular focus on Jewish causes including conservative and zionist recipients as well as on health related causes.
For example it has supported the UK Friends of the Association for the Welfare of Israel's Soldiers, the controversial Israel based Jerusalem Foundation which is implicated in construction activity on Israeli occupied territory in East Jerusalem in contravention of international law. It has also supported Israel lobby groups and organisations involved in attempting to counter Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaigns such as WIZO UK and the Weizmann Institute Foundation (See below for details of finances).
The Trust is run by a firm called Kleinwort Benson Trustees Limited which also runs a number of other similar charities including the G R P Charitable Trust (no 255733),C H (1980) Charitable Trust (no 279481), The GP Charitable Trust (no 260991), The Richard Carne Trust (no 1115903), The Sir Mark And Lady Turner Charitable Settlement (no 264994). This has the result that no trustees names appear on the Charity Commission website.
|Grant recipients of the A M Charitable Trust in £ sterling |
|Barts and The London Charity||0||0||0||0||0||1,500||0||1,500|
|Blond McIndoe Research Foundation||1,500||1,500||1,500||1,500||1,500||1,500||0||9,000|
|British Friends of Israel Free Loan Association||4,000||0||0||0||0||0||0||4,000|
|British Heart Foundation||0||100||2,100||2,000||2,000||0||0||6,200|
|British Technion Society||0||0||12,000||12,000||0||14,000||0||38,000|
|Cancer Research Campaign||2,500||0||3,000||3,000||3,000||0||0||11,500|
|Friends of Boys Town Jerusalem||0||0||5,000||5,000||0||5,000||0||15,000|
|Friends of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem||10,000||0||0||0||10,000||0||0||20,000|
|Magen David Adom UK||10,000||10,000||10,000||10,000||0||0||0||40,000|
|New Marlowe Theatre Development Trust||0||0||1,000||0||0||0||0||1,000|
|Norwood Ravenswood Child Care||2,000||2,000||2,000||2,000||2,000||0||0||10,000|
|Royal Academy of Music||0||0||0||0||1,000||0||0||1,000|
|SEM Charitable Trust||0||1,150||0||0||0||0||0||1,150|
|Thames Diamond Jubilee||0||0||0||0||2,000||0||0||2,000|
|UK Friends of AWIS||2,000||0||0||0||2,000||0||0||4,000|
|Weizmann Institute Foundation||12,000||12,000||12,000||12,000||0||0||0||48,000|
|World Jewish Relief||15,000||15,000||15,000||15,000||0||0||0||60,000|
|Youth Aliyah - Child Rescue||15,000||15,000||15,000||15,000||15,000||0||0||75,000|
|Total specified donations||84,600||86,750||88,600||162,500||138,500||47,000||0||560,950|
|Donations less than £1,000||7,900||4,895||7,000||4,600||6,750||2,200||0||31,145|
- Trust Deed AM Charitable Trust, 18 March 1968.
- Charity Commission Find Charities
- Data compiled from filings at the Charity Commission. Data for financial year ended 5 April