Finance Score: -1
Governance Score: 2
Support Score: 6
  • Liabilities <10%: +3
  • Excess reserves: -3
  • Large legacies income: +1
  • Reasonable growth: +1
  • Fundraising costs high: -3
  • Only 4 Trustees: -1
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Large volunteers +3
  • Gov Income
  • Overall weighted support: +3
Overall GiG Score: 7 ?

FRIENDS OF THE ANIMALS 

To rehome and rescue animals.To offer a subsidised spaying and neutering scheme.To educate and assist member of the public in the care of animals.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has been successful in attracting volunteers relative to its size
  • The charity has received Government grants
  • This charity has a robust balance sheet
  • This charity has received considerable income from legacies in recent years
  • There has been reasonable growth in spending over the last 3 years relative to the previous period
  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • There are only 4 trustees
  • Over half the Board have joined recently

Financial issues to consider:

  • This charity has substantial assets and unrestricted reserves of £2,192,385 available, equivalent to 39 months of spending and so may not be able to utilise additional funding
  • Fundraising costs are high relative to funds raised

Financial Data ?

Income & Spending ?
Sources of Income ?
Y/E Income
£k
Spending
£k
Surplus/
Deficit
Fundraising
Cost £k
Total
Funds £k
Unrestricted
Funds £k
Mths
Rsrvs
Staff Volun-
teers
30/09/22£1,011£671£339£157£2,192£2,19239.28300
30/09/21£1,020£550£470£101£1,853£1,85340.46350
30/09/20£954£393£562£68£1,383£1,38342.36270
30/09/19£515£395£120£66£821£82124.97260
30/09/18£535£392£143£75£702£69821.47350
30/09/17£428£441£-14£0£0£0n/a00
30/09/16£584£410£174£34£573£50514.860
30/09/15£644£404£240£68£398£38611.560
30/09/14£474£441£33£0£0£0n/a00
30/09/13£428£495£-67£0£0£0n/a00
30/09/12*£522£495£27£71£193£1914.660
30/09/11£374£477£-103£0£0£0n/a00
30/09/10£354£393£-39£0£0£0n/a00
30/09/09£376£382£-6£0£0£0n/a00
30/09/08£504£315£190£63£332£33212.750
30/09/07£171£271£-99£0£0£0n/a00
30/09/06£307£258£49£0£0£0n/a00
30/09/05£276£201£75£0£0£0n/a00
30/09/04£221£162£59£0£0£0n/a00

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 27.3%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 23.4%
Highest pay band: Less than £60,000
Liabilities/Assets: 2%
Liabilities/Income: 4%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 100%
Reserves/Spending: 39.2 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 21 months
Quick Ratio: 26.4
Asset Split ?
Established: 34 years

www.friendsoftheanimals.co.uk

fotaiow@hotmail.com

01983522511

Charity Commission for England and WalesFacebook
UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Animals
GiG Classification
  • Animal welfare
How it operates
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Throughout England And Wales,
Who it helps
  • The General Public/Mankind

Who supports them? ?

We have no records of donations from grant makers.

How is it governed?

Trustees (4)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 10/09/1990, number: 1000249
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Complaints handling
  • Conflicting interests
  • Investment
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
19 returns made; AR12: 37 days late,
Main office

17A Riverway
Newport
PO30 5UX

Objectives

TO RELIEVE THE SUFFERING OF ANIMALS OF ANY SPECIES WHICH ARE IN NEED OF CARE AND ATTENTION WHICH NOW OR HEREAFTER MAY BE DEEMED TO BE CHARITABLE IN LAW

Defined Area of Benefit:

NOT DEFINED

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Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
CharityBase

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