Details of the type of governing document the charity has and when it was established. It is not the full text of the charity's governing document.
CIO - FOUNDATION REGISTERED 14 SEP 2015
AMENDED ON 08 JUN 2017 as amended on 19 Jun 2019
The objects for which the CIO is established are—
(1) The relief of financial hardship, either generally or individually, of the Beneficiaries by making grants of money for providing or paying for items services or facilities.
(2) The relief of illness, disability or distress through provision of welfare, respite, support and therapeutic services, either generally or individually, of the Beneficiaries through—
(a) direct provision of such services;
(b) the acquisition, maintenance and operation of facilities to provide such services;
(c) indirect provision of such services, including commercial contracting, or contributing or donating to other charities with similar objectives;
(d) arrangement of access to other providers of such services;
(e) provision of financial support to other providers of such services which are used by the Beneficiaries; or
(3) The promotion of the education or re-education of the Beneficiaries (including social and physical training) in such ways as the charity trustees think fit, including by:
(a) Awarding to such persons scholarships, maintenance allowances or grants tenable at any university, college or institution of higher or further education; or
(b) Supporting the education of such persons following retirement from the Service so as to promote their financial self-sustainability.
(4) The relief of poverty, sickness and distress of the bereaved dependents of those employed by, or volunteering for, the emergency services (for these purposes defined as the UK Police, UK Fire, Ambulance Service, and Search and Rescue) who have been killed whilst on active service.
(5) The relief of sickness and suffering of Ambulance Service and Search and Rescue employees or volunteers by facilitating their access to rehabilitation and treatment in respect of physical injuries they have incurred whilst on active service.’
(6) For the purpose of clauses 6(1) to 6(3) the Beneficiaries for whom the CIO is established are inter alia—
(a) Any serving or retired member of, or volunteer under the control of, an Ambulance Service, their carers or family members shall be eligible as a beneficiary—
(i) For the purposes of these objects, a family member has the same meaning as a connected person in clause 51 except that reference to Trustee in that clause shall read as Beneficiary for the purpose of this clause;
(ii) For the purposes of these objects, carer has the meaning from time to time attributed by the Carers Trust, a registered charity in England and Wales (1145181) and in Scotland (SC042870) which for the time being is “a carer is anyone who cares, unpaid, for a friend or family member who due to illness, disability, a mental health problem or an addiction cannot cope without their support”;
(iii) For the purposes of these objects, a serving or retired member of, or volunteer under the control of, an Ambulance Service means a natural person who was employed by, or volunteered for an Ambulance Service for a period of not less than 12 consecutive calendar months.