Finance Score: 2
Governance Score: 3
Support Score: 17
  • Strong growth: +2
  • No PartB
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Large volunteers +3
  • Grant maker support: +14
Overall GiG Score: 22 ?

HOMELESS PEOPLE AND THE OXFORD CHURCHES(GATEHOUSE) 

To relieve poverty and hardship among homeless and needy people in or near the City of Oxford and, in particular, by the provision of a drop-in centre
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has been successful in attracting volunteers relative to its size
  • There has been strong growth in spending over the last 5 years
  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years
  • A significant proportion of recent income was derived from major grant makers
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of gender

Financial issues to consider:

  • A PartB annual return has not been required and so detailed financial information is not available from the online data

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
31/12/23£454£390£64n/an/an/an/an/a235
31/12/22£387£322£65n/an/an/an/an/a260
31/12/21£343£283£60n/an/an/an/an/a400
31/12/20£270£229£42n/an/an/an/an/a400
31/12/19£151£198£-47n/an/an/an/an/a200
31/12/18£229£164£64£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/17£147£147£0£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/16£134£148£-14£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/15£111£131£-20£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/14£112£126£-14£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/13£118£98£20£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/12£150£122£28£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/11£264£233£32£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/10£122£94£29£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/09£76£90£-15£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/08£95£95£1£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/07£79£85£-6£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/06£80£84£-4£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/05£93£81£11£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/04£72£73£-1£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
Established: 33 years

www.oxfordgatehouse.org

admin@oxfordgatehouse.org

01865768551

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UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
GiG Classification
  • Shelter for homeless, vulnerable & excluded people
How it operates
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
Where it operates
  • Oxfordshire,
Who it helps
  • Other Defined Groups

Who's supporting them? ?

Donations from Grant Makers ?

We have details on the following significant donations. Multi-year donations are allocated to the years for which they are earmarked.

Major supporters in last 5 years
National Lottery Community Fund£292,026
Oxfordshire Community Foundation£172,299
Lloyds Bank Foundation£127,250
Garfield Weston Foundation£80,000
DCMS£24,500
Crisis UK£5,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Garfield Weston Foundation - Multi-Year Grant (2 Years) award
£50,000 08/12/2023
24
Gatehouse Sustainability and Expansion 2024-26
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to Homeless People and the Oxford Churches (Gatehouse)
£75,000 06/07/2023
36
Unrestricted grant over 3 years towards the core costs of Homeless People and the Oxford Churches (Gatehouse)
National Lottery Community Fund - Key services sustainability and expansion project
£255,000 13/04/2023
This funding will be used to deliver drop-in services and one-to-one support for the homeless and those living in vulnerable situations in Oxford. This will include offering basic provisions such as ....more
Oxfordshire Community Foundation - Lived Experience Advisory Forum (LEAF
£22,632 22/03/2023
11
Grant to Gatehouse
Oxfordshire Community Foundation - Therapeutic and practical workshops and IT support
£11,360 20/12/2022
9
Grant to Gatehouse
Lloyds Bank Foundation - One off gift towards cost of living crisis to Homeless People and the Oxford Churches (Gatehouse)
£2,250 14/12/2022
One off gift to support with the cost of living crisis
Oxfordshire Community Foundation - Casework Team sustainability and expansion
£10,000 08/12/2022
9
Grant to Gatehouse
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£30,000 11/02/2022
The Gatehouse - adapting to meet the demands of a post-pandemic future
Oxfordshire Community Foundation - Lived Experience Advisory Forum (LEAF)
£26,080 19/01/2022
11
Grant to Gatehouse
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to Homeless People and the Oxford Churches (Gatehouse)
£50,000 02/12/2021
24
Unrestricted grant over two years towards the core costs of Homeless People and the Oxford Churches (Gatehouse)
Oxfordshire Community Foundation - Casework Team 1 to 1 support service
£5,000 23/11/2021
11
Grant to Gatehouse
Oxfordshire Community Foundation - Bespoke one-to-one support: Casework Team extended hours
£12,000 13/07/2021
11
Grant to Gatehouse
Sir Jules Thorn Charitable Trust - Homeless People and the Oxford Churches (Gatehouse) - 22/04/21
£1,000 11/05/2021
Core Funding
National Lottery Community Fund - Strategic Sustainability and Resilience – the Gatehouse
£37,026 05/05/2021
Homeless People and the Oxford Churches (Gatehouse) will use the funding to support the full project costs of some of its current core services. These include a takeaway cafe at their drop in centre ....more
Oxfordshire Community Foundation - Food and drink provision for homeless guests
£5,000 28/01/2021
7
Funding for the provision of food & drink for rough sleepers and vulnerably-housed guests. As well as one-to-one support for guests via Casework Team.
Oxfordshire Community Foundation - Strong Systems & Resilience
£46,620 29/10/2020
better management and efficiency with day to day operation - better crisis management, safeguarding incidents of risk to self or others - to report the service impact to grant awarding bodies ....more
Oxfordshire Community Foundation - Lived Experience Advisory Forum for Oxford
£20,445 05/10/2020
12
Grant to Gatehouse
DCMS - Coronavirus Community Support Fund
£24,500 26/08/2020
"The fund aims to:1) To reduce closures of essential charities that provide essential services to vulnerable groups during the COVID-19 crisis by ensuring they have the financial resources to ....more
Oxfordshire Community Foundation - COVID-19 No specific project name
£6,230 27/04/2020
3
Advice & support - fund our current temporary activities responding to pandemic, and enable us to return to offering full range of services, and re-opening of our drop-in centre.
Oxfordshire Community Foundation - COVID19 Response
£1,666 18/04/2020
Food Distribution - to homeless people.
Crisis UK - Grant to Gatehouse Oxford
£5,000 09/04/2020
Safety equipment, gloves, cleaning etc, food preparation changes
Oxfordshire Community Foundation - Grant to Gatehouse
£5,266 22/01/2020
Involvement in The Inability to Engage Pod meetings and the Lived Experience Advisory Forum.
Oxfordshire Community Foundation - Gatehouse Activites
£5,000 04/09/2017
11
Deliver the Art, Literacy and Computer group activities.
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (9)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split
Based on 8/9 persons

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 02/05/1991, number: 1002741
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Bullying and harassment policy and procedures
  • Campaigns and political activity policy and procedures
  • Complaints handling
  • Complaints policy and procedures
  • Conflicting interests
  • Financial reserves policy and procedures
  • Internal charity financial controls policy and procedures
  • Internal risk management policy and procedures
  • Investing charity funds policy and procedures
  • Investment
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding policy and procedures
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Serious incident reporting policy and procedures
  • Social media policy and procedures
  • Trustee conflicts of interest policy and procedures
  • Trustee expenses policy and procedures
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
20 returns made; all on time
Main office

10 Woodstock Road
OXFORD
OX2 6HT

Objectives

TO RELIEVE POVERTY AND HARDSHIP AMONG HOMELESS AND NEEDY PEOPLE IN OR NEAR THE CITY OF OXFORD AND IN PARTICULAR BY THE PROVISION OF A DROP-IN CENTRE.

Defined Area of Benefit:

CITY OF OXFORD AND SUROUNDING AREA

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
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