M13 Youth Project was established in 1995 as a Registered (unincorporated) Charity, operating under the Charity Number 1060401. We started operating as an Incorporated Charity, Registered Charity Number 1197730 on 13th July 2022.
As a Charitable Incorporated Organisation, Registered No 1197730, we have a governing document (a constitution), agreed with the Charity Commission, which sets out our Charitable Aims (known as 'Objects') and how we are governed. If you would like a copy of our constitution, please contact the project office. A link to our Charity Commission page is here. Click on Find a Charity and paste our Charity Number into the search box.
The objects of the CIO are:
(1) To act as a resource for young people up to the age of 25 living in Greater Manchester by providing advice and assistance and organising youth work and play activities, of a social, physical, educational, therapeutic and spiritual nature, as a means of:
- advancing in life and helping children, young people and young parents by developing their skills, capacities and capabilities to enable them to participate in and shape society as interdependent, mature, responsible and confident individuals;
- advancing education;
- relieving unemployment;
- providing recreational and leisure time activity in the interests of social welfare for people living in the area of benefit who have need by reason of their youth, age, sex, gender, mental or physical disability, ethnicity, poverty, environment, caring responsibilities or social and economic circumstances with a view to improving the conditions of life of such persons;
- promoting knowledge, mutual understanding and respect of the beliefs and practices of the Christian faith and of other major religious faiths and world views.
(2) To do the above in accordance with Christian principles, beliefs and practices and in such a way that demonstrates Christian faith, grace, love, hope, forgiveness, mutual care and concern and that upholds the values of equality, justice, anti-oppression and the dignity and self-worth of the individual.
(3) To fulfill such other purposes which are exclusively charitable according to the law of England and Wales and are connected with the charitable work of the charity.