The Big Issue Foundation

Working to end poverty and exclusion for Big Issue vendors.

General

  • Charity number:

    1049077
  • Registered charity name:

    the big issue foundation
  • Last updated:

    9 July 2020
  • Registration location:

    N4 3HH Map
  • Size (annual income):

    £1.28m
  • Category:

    • general charitable purposes
    • education/training
    • the prevention or relief of poverty
    • accommodation/housing
  • Causes:

    • Financial advice
    • Homeless
    • Training
  • Volunteers:

    0
  • Employees:

    32
  • Membership ‚Ä®organisation:

    No
  • Charity shops:

    0
  • Trustees:

    12
  • Umbrella organisation:

    No
  • Offers group volunteering:

    Yes
  • Registered as charity:

    1995
  • Mission

    Our mission is to connect every Big Issue vendor to the support and personal solutions that enable them to rebuild their lives. We create positive futures by working in areas such as employment, training, education and learning, health care, housing, and personal development.
  • Brief history

    To complement the self-help ethos of The Big Issue Magazine, The Big Issue Foundation was established in 1995 to help those facing social and financial exclusion by working with individuals who have made the first step towards working themselves out of poverty through selling the magazine.

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