Finance Score: -3
Governance Score: -3
Support Score: 5
  • Accounts filed more than 5 days late: -2 times
  • Spending falling: -1
  • No PartB
  • No conflicts policy: -1
  • Narrow trustee age band: -2
  • Grant maker support: +5
Overall GiG Score: -1 ?

COMMUNITY LINKS TRUST LIMITED 

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Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • A significant proportion of recent income was derived from major grant makers including the Government

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • This charity does not have a Conflict of Interests policy
  • The Board has little diversity in terms of age

Financial issues to consider:

  • A PartB annual return has not been required and so detailed financial information is not available from the online data
  • Accounts have been filed late on 2 occasions over the last 5 years and the current period appears to have been extended
  • Spending has fallen significantly over the last 5 years relative to the previous period

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
31/08/22£0£0£0n/an/an/an/an/a0
31/08/21£899£4,336£-3,438£4£0£0n/a4357
31/08/20£2,364£2,098£266£64£3,438£2,2711378100
31/08/19*£3,404£3,121£283£136£3,173£1,9857.679129
31/08/18*£3,762£3,207£555£420£2,890£1,4965.688302
31/08/17?£5,467£5,564£-97£549£2,472£1,6713.61090
31/03/16£4,613£5,450£-837£417£2,569£1,2092.71520
31/03/15£6,764£6,955£-191£1,707£2,529£9331.61410
31/03/14£8,963£8,405£559£1,918£2,759£9661.41880
31/03/13£7,833£8,405£-572£1,333£2,341£9561.41990
31/03/12£7,686£7,671£14£1,123£2,845£1,6472.61880
31/03/11*£10,899£10,774£125£1,277£3,256£1,9782.22240
31/03/10£11,287£10,243£1,043£572£3,127£1,8862.22190
31/03/09£9,772£9,932£-160£426£2,084£9031.12300
31/03/08£10,094£9,362£732£582£2,244£9661.22390
31/03/07£9,107£8,726£381£1,344£1,518£8641.22370
31/03/06*£6,481£6,422£59£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/05*£6,808£6,732£76£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/04£6,341£6,237£104£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
Established: 31 years

www.community-links.org

info@community-links.org

02074732270

Charity Commission for England and WalesCompanies House
UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Economic/Community Development/Employment
  • Education/Training
GiG Classification
  • Community services
How it operates
  • Provides services
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
Where it operates
  • Barking And Dagenham, Newham, Redbridge, Tower Hamlets,
Who it helps
  • The General Public/Mankind

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.

Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Access to Justice Foundation - Joint Initiative Flexible COVID-19 Grant
£25,000 19/08/2020
A flexible grant as part of wave 1 of the Community Justice Fund. A pooled fund to support the specialist legal welfare advice sector in its response to COVID19
Crisis UK - Grant to Community Links
£50,000 26/05/2020
New homeless prevention service established.
The Charity of Sir Richard Whittington - Grant to Community Links
£94,000 04/07/2018
24
Community Solutions, strengthening place-based work at Asta Community Hub enabling adults and families in Silvertown to connect and engage in activities supporting their wellbeing
Barrow Cadbury Trust - Community Conversation and Action
£10,000 11/06/2018
6
To work with the local community to find solutions to gun and knife crime
City Bridge Trust - Grant to Community Links Trust Ltd
£158,500 14/03/2018
36
£158,500 over three years (£51,900, £51,100, £55,500) for 0.8 fte of a Specialist Adviser post; community engagement; and evaluation costs as well as a contribution to organisational overheads.
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to Community Links
£150,000 25/01/2017
6
Towards a contribution to core costs of an organisation providing multiple services to local communities in East London.
City Bridge Trust - Grant to Community Links Trust Ltd
£50,000 08/11/2016
£50,000 over 12 months to cover the costs of a Capital Development Manager who will prepare the business case for a capital appeal as well as the structure of any social investment fundraising. The ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Lon/1/2 - Create Your Future - The Links Partnership
£1,532,332 04/07/2016
38
Led by Community Links Trust (CLT) in conjunction with 18 partners, this project will focus on providing support for long term unemployed and economically inactive Black, Asian and minority ethnic ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Creating Better Opportunities for Disadvantaged Children in Silvertown
£347,756 01/07/2016
36
This project will support disadvantaged children and young people aged 3-25 in Silvertown. It will offer activities and a safe space at the Asta Community Hub, particularly out of school hours and in ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Early Action Task Force
£493,720 15/03/2016
35
This project will build on the organisation’s first phase work, which aims to embed a culture among charities, funders, and public sector bodies where preventative services and activities are ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Tackling hardship in Newham through one-to-one advocacy support
£486,024 03/03/2016
60
The project will support people facing short periods of poverty hardship following a sudden change in circumstances and those in long-term hardship including disabled people long term unemployed. ....more
Youth Music - Arc SEN Music
£24,360 27/01/2016
Arc SEN Music
National Lottery Community Fund - Lon/1/2 - Create Your Future - The Links Partnership
£48,000 06/11/2015
12
This grant will be used to develop plans for a project to reach out to and support the engagement of BAME women who are the hardest to reach and furthest from the labour market in order to improve ....more
LandAid Charitable Trust - Contribution to youth engagement sports club
£20,000 09/12/2014
Towards FRE Flyers Multisports Club programme outreaching to young people in disadvantaged areas
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to Community Links
£147,000 12/06/2014
36
towards three years' continuation funding of the salary of the Sustainable Communities Manager at a project providing services and support to young people and families in east London
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to Community Links
£6,000 12/05/2014
Towards the costs of work needed to identify the success factors of community engagement models.
LandAid Charitable Trust - Revenue funding for Club Development Manager
£85,000 10/09/2013
Repeat funding towards the FRE Flyers programme in Newham, London, including the salary of a Club Development Manager, who has expanded the FRE Flyers programme to include additional sports ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Early Action Advice in Newham
£345,900 25/04/2013
24
The aim of this new project is to provide an improved advice service to clients throughout the Borough of Lewisham relating to debt management, housing advice, welfare benefits and employment law. ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Early Action Task Force Phase 2
£390,000 22/11/2012
38
This is a three year project in which Community Links Trust Limited (CL) will aim to embed a culture of preventative services among charities, funders, public sector bodies. The project aims to ....more
Barrow Cadbury Trust - Early Action Task Force phase two
£50,000 13/09/2012
Early Action Task Force phase two
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to Community Links
£200,000 30/06/2011
Towards core funding to help with long term sustainability.
Sport England - Get Healthy Through Sport
£13,234 20/05/2011
Funding under Sport England's Sportsmatch funding programme for a Revenue project titled 'Get Healthy Through Sport'. This project lists its main activity as Multi Sports.
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to Community Links
£17,500 30/06/2010
5
Towards Project costs Towards the costs of the feasibility and development phase of a project to increase understanding of the role of one to one relationships in meeting people's needs.
Indigo Trust - Research and dev of the social impact bond
£50,000 04/12/2008
To enable further research and development of the Social Impact Bond.
Woodward Charitable Trust - Towards training a cohort of African teachers
£3,436 27/06/2007
Towards training a cohort of African mindfulness teachers to teach Mindfulness-Based Approaches to a wide range of HIV affected people, their carers and health workers plus sponsor 5 African hospice ....more
Woodward Charitable Trust - Mindfulness based approaches for HIV/AIDS
£1,590 01/02/2006
To introduce mindfulness based approaches for HIV/AIDS patients and care givers in South Africa
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (3)
Current Trustees appointed

Age Range of Trustees: 39-53
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 12/03/1993, number: 1018517
  • Registered at Companies House on 07/11/1991, number: 02661182
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Other Regulators
  • Ofsted (Office For Standards In Education)
Policies in force
  • Complaints handling
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
19 returns made; AR19: 58 days late, AR18: 93 days late, AR11: 1 days late, AR06: 2 days late, AR05: 29 days late,
Recent reorganisation events:
  • Asset transfer in from ACTION AND RIGHTS OF DISABLED PEOPLE IN NEWHAM on 15/02/2020
Main office

COMMUNITY LINKS
105 BARKING ROAD
LONDON
E16 4HQ

Objectives

TO PROMOTE ANY CHARITABLE PURPOSE FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE COMMUNITY

Defined Area of Benefit:

ENGLAND AND WALES

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
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