|The Big Issue Foundation
|Activity:||Our work with the big issue vendors focuses on health, finance, aspirations and accommodation. the big issue gives vendors diginity, income and purpose, the big issue foundation plans to help every vendor use that new found dignity and purpose to continue their journey away from homelessness wherever there is a need for more help.|
|(i) the relief of poverty with particular reference to the needs of homeless persons. (ii) the advancement of education and the promotion of training for employment with particular reference to the needs of homeless persons. (iii) the provision of facilities for recreation or other leisure time occupations in the interests of social welfare in general. (iv) the promotion of any other charitable purpose for the benefit of the public|
|Accounts:||31 Mar 2010|
|Registrar:||Charity Commission 1049077|
This is the charity partner of The Big Issue Company, the company that produces the The Big Issue magazine sold by homeless and vulnerably housed people. The charity supports the magazine vendors directly and through a huge range of partnerships with other organisations.
The 2009/10 accounts show that this charity is 99% funded by donations and legacies. It received a lottery grant of £13,000, a little over 1% of the charity’s total income.