Finance Score: 7
Governance Score: 6
Support Score: 6
  • Good reserves management: +3
  • Reasonable growth: +1
  • Fundraising costs low: +3
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +6
Overall GiG Score: 19 ?

LINKING ENVIRONMENT AND FARMING 

The Charity's objects are in the United Kingdom to promote and improve agriculture and raise standards of practice in farm management for the public benefit by the promotion and advancement of the education of farmers and the general public concerning methods of farm management which conserve and enhance the fabric and wildlife of the countryside.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • The charity has received backing from a grant maker recently
  • Reserves management has been consistently within official guidelines
  • 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
  • Fundraising costs are unusually low relative to funds raised
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of age and gender

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£2,073£2,206£-134£56£1,185£7554.1350
31/03/22£2,006£1,768£238£103£1,303£1,0236.9260
31/03/21£1,700£1,376£324£101£1,065£9588.3200
31/03/20£1,627£1,600£27£129£736£6675200
31/03/19£1,454£1,539£-85£92£714£6545.1190
31/03/18£1,605£1,334£270£98£799£7426.7170
31/03/17£1,038£1,009£29£96£529£5296.3140
31/03/16£1,110£1,029£81£157£500£5005.8140
31/03/15£970£965£5£93£414£3985130
31/03/14*£1,099£997£102£83£414£3914.7120
31/03/13£909£943£-34£62£312£3124110
31/03/12£1,015£939£76£61£346£3464.4110
31/03/11£893£926£-32£54£271£2713.5100
31/03/10£817£792£25£49£303£3385.1100
31/03/09£553£637£-84£60£277£2334.480
31/03/08£432£588£-156£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/07£673£674£0£26£381£3816.880
31/03/06£625£572£53£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/05£557£447£110£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/04£427£399£28£0£0£0n/a00

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 3%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 2.5%
Senior Staff Costs/Total Spending: 7%
Highest pay band: £60,000-£70,000
Liabilities/Assets: 14%
Liabilities/Income: 9%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 64%
Reserves/Spending: 4.1 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 6 months
Quick Ratio: 3.5
Asset Split ?
Established: 29 years

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UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Environment/Conservation/Heritage
GiG Classification
  • Environment conservation & animal welfare advocacy
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
Where it operates
  • Throughout England And Wales,
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.

Major supporters in last 5 years
Garfield Weston Foundation£100,000
Co-Op Foundation£99,397
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs£40,000
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy£-8,590
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Co-Op Foundation - Linking Environment And Farming (LEAF) CIF project
£99,397 10/05/2022
The grant will enable this organisation to develop five net-zero farms across the four nations and overseas to demonstrate practical knowledge and help farmers achieve the National Farmers’ Union ....more
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy - Sus-Ag Project
£-8,590 01/04/2022
Full Grant details (including summaries) can be found on the Gateway to Research website: https://gtr.ukri.org/projects?ref=78716
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs - LEAF Open Farm Sunday
£20,000 31/03/2021
Open Farm Sundays has a high social value as its main purpose is to educate and inform public about food, farming and the countryside, particularly the role of farming in people's lives and the wider ....more
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs - GRANT - LEAF - Open Farm Sunday 2020
£20,000 22/03/2021
Industry reconnection event in which farmers open their farms to the public to demonstrate the role of farming to the general public, in particular families and children
Garfield Weston Foundation - Multi-Year Grant (3 Years) award
£100,000 27/03/2020
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Core Costs

Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (10)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Age Range of Trustees: 42-74
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 12/04/1995, number: 1045781
  • Registered at Companies House on 20/03/1995, number: 03035047
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Bullying and harassment 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
  • 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
Filing Record
20 returns made; AR14: 76 days late,
Main office

L E A F
Unit 175
Avenue J
Stoneleigh Park
KENILWORTH
CV8 2LG

Objectives

THE CHARITY'S OBJECTS (THE OBJECTS) ARE IN THE UNITED KINGDOM AND THROUGHOUT THE WORLD TO PROMOTE AND IMPROVE AGRICULTURE, HORTICULTURE AND OTHER TYPES OF FARMING AND RAISE STANDARDS OF PRACTICE IN FARM MANAGEMENT FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT, IN PARTICULAR BY THE PROMOTION AND ADVANCEMENT OF THE EDUCATION OF FARMERS AND THE GENERAL PUBLIC CONCERNING METHODS OF FARM MANAGEMENT WHICH CONSERVE AND ENHANCE THE FABRIC AND WILDLIFE OF THE COUNTRYSIDE.

Defined Area of Benefit:

UNITED KINGDOM AND THROUGHOUT THE WORLD

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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