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Charities

Volume 486: debated on Tuesday 20 January 2009

To ask the Minister for Women and Equality to which (a) charities and (b) voluntary organisations the Government’s Equalities Office has provided funding since it was established; and how much funding was provided to each. (247368)

Since its creation on 12 October 2007, the Government Equalities Office has provided funding totalling £134,720 to registered charities and £81,929 to voluntary organisations as follows:

Charity

£

Help the Aged

6,174

British Association for Adoption and Fostering

22,546

Ethnic Minority Foundation

6,000

Rape Crisis Centres1

100,000

Total

134,720

1 This is GEO’s contribution to an interdepartmental budget of £1,100,000.

Voluntary organisation

£

Working Families

49,799

WEA West Midlands

20,880

Wise Works

11,250

Total

81,929