Finance Score: 5
Governance Score: 3
Support Score: 10
  • Good reserves management: +3
  • Strong growth: +2
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Grant maker support: +10
Overall GiG Score: 18 ?

THE ANGELOU CENTRE 

Holistic services to promote economic independence of disadvantaged women in the North East through partnerships and networks including women and children survivors of abuse; carers and older women:Advocacy TrainingIndividual advice and guidancePersonal developmentJob searchEnterpriseChildcare support Family SupportEmergency AccommodationSocial and Creative Activities
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • Reserves management has been consistently within official guidelines
  • 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 including the Government
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of age

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • This charity is not recognised by HMRC for Gift Aid according to its latest published return
Established: 29 years

www.angelou-centre.org.uk

admin@angelou-centre.org.uk

01912260394

Charity Commission for England and WalesCompanies House
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
31/08/22£1,242£1,082£160£0£1,095£4304.83110
31/08/21£1,197£1,029£168£0£935£4665.4345
31/08/20£1,040£824£216£0£767£41562710
31/08/19£716£650£66£0£551£32463015
31/08/18£651£616£34£0£485£3306.42620
31/08/17£495£374£121£0£0£0n/a00
31/08/16£413£418£-6£0£0£0n/a00
31/08/15*£440£401£40£0£0£0n/a00
31/08/14£376£334£43£0£0£0n/a00
31/08/13£408£299£109£0£0£0n/a00
31/08/12£376£361£15£0£0£0n/a00
31/08/11*£314£320£-6£0£0£0n/a00
31/08/10£262£241£21£0£0£0n/a00
31/08/09£161£200£-38£0£0£0n/a00
31/08/08£213£233£-20£0£0£0n/a00
31/08/07£238£193£45£0£0£0n/a00
31/08/06?£201£208£-7£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/05*£157£142£15£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/04*£248£271£-23£0£0£0n/a00

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 0%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 0%
Highest pay band: Less than £60,000
Liabilities/Assets: 3%
Liabilities/Income: 3%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 39%
Reserves/Spending: 4.8 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 9 months
Quick Ratio: 9.9
Asset Split ?
Listed activities
  • Accommodation/Housing
  • Economic/Community Development/Employment
  • Education/Training
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • Human Rights/Religious Or Racial Harmony/Equality Or Diversity
  • Other Charitable Purposes
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
How it operates
  • Makes Grants to Individuals
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides human resources
  • Provides services
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
Where it operates
  • Gateshead, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Newcastle Upon Tyne City, North Tyneside, Northumberland, South Tyneside, Stockton-on-tees, Sunderland,
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Elderly/Old People
  • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies
  • Other Defined Groups
  • People Of A Particular Ethnic Or Racial Origin
  • People With Disabilities
Who works here?
  • 31 employees
  • 10 volunteers

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
Comic Relief£290,000
Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government£185,850
Indigo Trust£100,000
Lloyds Bank Foundation£75,643
Rosa UK£49,998
DCMS£45,032
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Lloyds Bank Foundation - One off gift towards cost of living crisis to The Angelou Centre
£2,250 14/12/2022
One off gift to support with the cost of living crisis
Rosa UK - WTF-ANGCEN-2021
£49,998 12/07/2021
Health and wellbeing needs of beneficiaries-survivors of VAWG. Weekly Wellbeing Zoom Lounges/Group Sessions (60 weeks) and weekly telephone befriending/ coffee mornings for 15 elderly women; Weekly ....more
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - A grant to The Angelou Centre
£7,500 01/07/2021
The organisation’s Violence Against Women and Girls service
Department for Transport - EVHS / Home Chargers 21/4658
£700 01/04/2021
Electric Vehicle Homecharge Scheme (EVHS) refers to a government grant for electric car home chargers, provided by the Office for Zero Emission Vehicles (OZEV).
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Recovery grant to The Angelou Centre
£50,000 02/12/2020
24
Unrestricted grant over two years towards the core costs of The Angelou Centre, awarded under the Foundation's Racial Equity funding stream. Part of the Covid Recovery Fund to support charities to ....more
Indigo Trust - VAWG - supporting black, minoritised and migrant survivors
£50,000 08/09/2020
Core unrestricted funding to support its work during Covid-19 Crisis
Indigo Trust - VAWG - supporting black, minoritised and migrant survivors
£50,000 08/09/2020
Core unrestricted funding to support its work during Covid-19 Crisis
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Variation grant to The Angelou Centre
£8,393 24/07/2020
Grant to The Angelou Centre meeting the additional costs of adapting services, premises or implementing other safety measures in response to the Covid pandemic.
DCMS - Coronavirus Community Support Fund
£45,032 17/07/2020
"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
Comic Relief - The Positive Change Partnership
£40,000 23/06/2020
6
COVID19 Recovery funding
Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government - Domestic Abuse Safe Accommodation: COVID-19 Emergency Support Fund
£92,925 05/06/2020
Organisations providing services and support for vulnerable people, for which there will be increased demand as a result of the COVID-19 crisis
Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government - DOMESTIC ABUSE
£92,925 01/04/2020
A further 25 charities will receive a share of 1 million boost as part of the governments 10 million emergency fund.
Comic Relief - The Positive Change Partnership
£250,000 21/01/2020
18
The Positive Change Partnership, a specialist black led feminist consortium, will address a critical gap in sexual violence provision and will provide critical trauma informed intensive support from ....more
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to The Angelou Centre
£15,000 04/12/2019
12
Four stranded development project to strengthen the governance, undertake strategic planning for the future, and implement a new management structure due to the growth of the organisation.
National Lottery Community Fund - RE-THINKING SAFEGUARDING- NEXT STEPS
£9,745 26/09/2019
12
RE-THINKING SAFEGUARDING- NEXT STEPS
Virgin Money Foundation - Grant to The Angelou Centre
£5,000 22/03/2019
6
Grant through the Collaboration Action Fund.
DCMS - CR TTX 3
£125,000 04/02/2019
The Positive Change Partnership, a specialist black led feminist consortium of 5 womens organisations, will address a critical gap in sexual violence provision and will provide critical trauma ....more
DCMS - CR TTX 3
£62,500 04/02/2019
The Positive Change Partnership, a specialist black led feminist consortium of 5 womens organisations, will address a critical gap in sexual violence provision and will provide critical trauma ....more
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - Salary and on-costs of a Refuge Manager and Counsellor plus contribution towards running costs of the refuge Year 2
£48,400 04/01/2018
Salary and on-costs of a Refuge Manager and Counsellor plus contribution towards running costs of the refuge Year 2
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Salary and on-costs of a Refuge Manager and Counsellor plus contribution towards running costs Yr1
£39,700 11/05/2017
Salary and on-costs of a Refuge Manager and Counsellor plus contribution towards running costs Yr1
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to Angelou Centre
£88,100 08/12/2016
24
towards two years' salary of the Refuge Manager and a Counsellor at a refuge providing accommodation and recovery work for BAME survivors of violence and abuse in the north-east of England
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Towards Building Improvements
£8,280 31/08/2016
Towards Building Improvements
National Lottery Community Fund - WGI Stage 2
£742,153 22/03/2016
60
The aim of the project is to open a specialist refuge for the North East and provide ongoing longer-term, sustained support to women survivors that builds up their abilities to lead lives free of ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - MA-Simba Project
£499,486 09/03/2016
60
This project will deliver advocacy and therapeutic support to Black, Asian Minority Ethnic and Refugee mothers, children and young people from across the North East who have witnessed or been ....more
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to The Angelou Centre
£54,000 04/03/2015
36
provides support to minority women and children particularly those experiencing domestic abuse in order that they can move on from their abusive situation and lead a safer and ultimately a more ....more
Northern Rock Foundation - Grant awarded to The Angelou Centre (North East)
£141,126 13/05/2014
To develop an independent North East Violence Against Women and Girls network.
Northern Rock Foundation - Grant awarded to The Angelou Centre (Tyne & Wear)
£2,500 11/03/2014
Towards the travel and accommodation costs associated with the Pilotlight programme of support.
Northern Rock Foundation - Grant awarded to The Angelou Centre (Tyne & Wear)
£9,511 13/12/2013
To provide video-conferencing facilities which will enable the organisation to better support vulenrable women whilst creating an income stream for the Centre in Newcastle.
National Lottery Heritage Fund - Grant to The Angelou Centre
£200,600 13/06/2013
BAM! Sistahood! Project
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to The Angelou Centre
£109,624 02/05/2013
Towards Building Positive Lives a programme of support and development for female survivors of domestic abuse.
Northern Rock Foundation - Grant awarded to The Angelou Centre (Tyne & Wear)
£95,757 05/03/2013
For a specialist Independent Domestic Violence Advisor to support Black and minority ethnic women in Newcastle.
Northern Rock Foundation - Grant awarded to The Angelou Centre (North East)
£14,652 14/12/2012
To enable the North East Women's Network to monitor the performance of Police and Crime Commissioners across the North East in relation to the safety of women and girls from violence and abuse.
Northern Rock Foundation - Grant awarded to The Angelou Centre (North East)
£10,000 27/04/2012
To enable North East Women's Network to facilitate workshops and hustings to inform people about the election of new Police and Crime Commissioners.
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (6)
Current Trustees appointed

Age Range of Trustees:
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 20/02/1995, number: 1044344
  • Registered at Companies House on 20/09/1993, number: 02855091
Gift Aid
  • NOT registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Complaints handling
  • Conflicting interests
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
19 returns made; AR15: 120 days late, AR11: 249 days late, AR05: 1 days late, AR04: 2 days late,
Main office

17 Brighton Grove
Fenham
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE4 5NS

Objectives

To advance the social and economic inclusion and education of women and children in the North East of England, particularly those from black and minority communities; to relieve poverty, need, danger, discrimination and hardship and to promote equality of such persons. In particular but not exclusively by providing (a) advocacy, information and advice (b) training (c) social and recreational activities and events (d) accommodation (e) counselling and support

Defined Area of Benefit:

NORTH EAST ENGLAND

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
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