Finance Score: -7
Governance Score: -1
Support Score: 5
  • Accounts filed more than 5 days late: -2 times
  • Multiple Deficits and declines: -5
  • No PartB
  • No conflicts policy: -1
  • 2 Trustees: -2
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Large volunteers +3
  • Grant maker support: +2
Overall GiG Score: -3 ?

ISLINGTON PENSIONERS' FORUM 

We campaign on behalf of pensioners. Give advice through our monthly newsletter, have monthly town hall meetings with prominent speakers on wide subjects, organise day trips, participate in other events such as fund raising for worthy causes, signpost to older people's services, and also campaign in support of the National Pensioners Convention.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has been successful in attracting volunteers relative to its size
  • 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
  • There are only 2 trustees

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
  • Income has been volatile and on several occasions in recent years less than spending
Established: 29 years

www.islingtonpensionersforum.org

ipf@islingtonpensionersforum.org

02072267687

Charity Commission for England and Wales
UN SDGs
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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
31/03/23*£13£30£-17n/an/an/an/an/a25
31/03/22£21£14£7n/an/an/an/an/a3
31/03/21*£17£19£-3n/an/an/an/an/a5
31/03/20*£41£33£8n/an/an/an/an/a13
31/03/19£33£37£-4n/an/an/an/an/a16
31/03/18*£30£25£5£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/17*£29£24£5£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/16£29£24£5£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/15£27£22£5£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/14£18£23£-5£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/13£19£19£1£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/12£10£13£-3£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/11£8£14£-7£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/10£11£16£-5£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/09*£26£18£8£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/08*£22£10£12£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/07*£16£11£5£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/06£16£18£-3£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/05*£12£30£-18£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/04£9£24£-15£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
What it does
  • Disability
  • General Charitable Purposes
Who works here?
  • 25 volunteers
Who it helps
  • Elderly/Old People
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides human resources
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Islington,

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
Co-Operative Group£6,330
Cripplegate Foundation£3,500
Virgin Money Foundation£500
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Co-Operative Group - Grant to Islington Pensioners Forum
£6,330 15/11/2019
We want to provide weekly free lunches and film afternoons for pensioners to help overcome isolation and loneliness.
Cripplegate Foundation - Grant To Islington Pensioners Forum
£3,500 05/11/2019
Islington Pensioners Forum social activities programme
Virgin Money Foundation - Grant to Islington Pensioners Forum
£500 25/10/2019
Grant through the Heart of the Community Fund used to cover the running costs of their new workshop designed to help older members of the community with smart technology.
Co-Operative Group - Grant to Islington Pensioners Forum
£4,256 04/08/2017
Meals on zimmer frames! Pensioners bringing friendship, food and music to their less able elders.
National Lottery Community Fund - Islington Older People's Information Hub
£10,000 26/07/2017
12
This project will create an information hub with a directory of community services and activities for older people. This will enable participation in community life and reduce isolation.
Cripplegate Foundation - Grant To Islington Pensioners Forum
£5,000 25/10/2016
Towards the costs of the Playtime for Seniors project
National Lottery Community Fund - Reducing Isolation
£10,000 28/05/2014
12
Not Available
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (2)
Gender Split

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 06/01/1995, number: 1043081
Gift Aid
  • NOT registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Complaints handling
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
20 returns made; AR23: 55 days late, AR21: 4 days late, AR20: 11 days late, AR18: 1 days late, AR17: 9 days late, AR09: 136 days late, AR08: 13 days late, AR07: 266 days late, AR05: 12 days late,
Main office

1A PROVIDENCE COURT
PROVIDENCE PLACE
N1 0RN

Objectives

TO PROMOTE THE WELFARE OF ELDERLY PERSONS IN THE LONDON BOROUGH OF ISLINGTON IN ANY MANNER WHICH IS NOW OR HEREAFTER DEEMED BY LAW TO BE CHARITABLE

Defined Area of Benefit:

LONDON BOROUGH OF ISLINGTON

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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