NCC as a charity

This page provides information relevant to New City College’s status as a charity, including information we are required to publish by the Department for Education. We will raise funds from Trusts and Foundations, major donor supporters, corporates and companies.

The College is an Exempt Charity, under Schedule 3 of The Charities Act 2011. This means that it is not directly regulated by the Charity Commission, but by a Principal Regulator appointed by the Commission. The Principal Regulator for Further Education Corporations is the Secretary of State for the Department for Education.


Charitable purposes:

In delivering its mission, the College provides the following public benefits through the advancement of education:

  • High-quality teaching;
  • Widening participation and tackling social exclusion;
  • Excellent employment record for students;
  • Strong student support systems;
  • Links with employers, industry and commerce.


Public benefit:

The College is required to demonstrate its charitable aims. The College is required to include in its Financial Statements a statement of how it has delivered its charitable purposes for the public benefit. The most recent and earlier Financial Statements are available here.

Charitable trustees:

The Corporation Governors are also its trustees for the purposes of charity law. The current members of the Corporation can be found here. Enquiries relating to the College’s status as a charity should be directed to the Governance team.

Become part of the story!

NCC is seeking philanthropic gifts to support its ambitious plans for the future where these are not covered by statutory funding sources. Your gift allows us to make bold decisions, to explore new avenues that have the potential to change people’s lives. Examples of our plans include the development of a new campus in Poplar, the expansion of the Hope Fund for our students and work towards becoming a greener college.

For more information on how you can support the charitable work of New City College please contact: projects@ncclondon.ac.uk.

Thank you for considering investing in the future of New City College.