BRITISH CHARITY FUND - BERNE
The income, and when required, the capital of this fund are used to “relieve poverty, sickness or suffering and distress amongst British and Commonwealth citizens temporarily or permanently in Switzerland”. It may also be used exceptionally, and at the discretion of the trustees, for these purposes anywhere in Switzerland.” Its income is sometimes used to help the other funds. It is a recognized UK Charity and details can be found on the website of the Charity Commissioners. The trustees are currently two representatives of the BRA, the Chaplain of St. Ursula’s, Berne, and representatives of the VBAF and the Montreux Fund. Other trustees have been nominated to improve support to those in need throughout Switzerland. The statutes can be found on the Charity Commission website.
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