Finance Score: 4
Governance Score: 5
Support Score: 11
  • Good reserves management: +3
  • Reasonable growth: +1
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Mainly female board: -1
  • Grant maker support: +11
Overall GiG Score: 20 ?

CHANCE (UK) LTD 

Chance UK is an early intervention organisation that supports children experiencing emotional and behavioural difficulties.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • 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
  • 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 and dynamic in terms of composition

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • The Board is predominantly female

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£1,370£1,268£102£142£888£6876.5210
31/03/22£955£1,134£-180£73£786£7097.52434
31/03/21£1,076£1,130£-54£109£965£8208.72088
31/03/20£1,498£1,059£439£95£724£6046.81824
31/03/19£849£730£119£71£285£24141215
31/03/18£837£934£-97£63£166£1622.1170
31/03/17£1,056£995£62£54£263£2563.1180
31/03/16£1,245£1,250£-4£61£202£1961.9240
31/03/15£1,151£1,194£-43£61£206£1992230
31/03/14£1,150£1,067£83£59£249£2112.4210
31/03/13£937£981£-44£61£166£1662180
31/03/12£863£851£13£20£210£2103160
31/03/11£805£828£-22£9£197£1812.6130
31/03/10£795£787£8£15£219£2153.3130
31/03/09*£663£675£-12£13£211£2083.7130
31/03/08£781£717£64£14£224£1933.2130
31/03/07£707£629£78£16£160£1112.1130
31/03/06£478£478£0£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/05£478£478£0£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/04£392£410£-18£0£0£0n/a00

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 10.4%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 11.2%
Senior Staff Costs/Total Spending: 8%
Highest pay band: £80,000-£90,000
Liabilities/Assets: 17%
Liabilities/Income: 13%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 77%
Reserves/Spending: 6.5 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 8 months
Quick Ratio: 5
Asset Split ?
Established: 29 years

www.chanceuk.com

ceo@chanceuk.com

02072815858

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UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Economic/Community Development/Employment
  • Education/Training
GiG Classification
  • Emotional support, counselling or therapy
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Throughout England And Wales,
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People

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
Esmee Fairbairn£237,000
Tuixen Foundation£120,000
The Berkeley Foundation£93,613
Henry Smith Charity£90,000
Cripplegate Foundation£77,750
DCMS£76,553
Walcot Foundation£75,000
Camden Giving£72,349
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
The Berkeley Foundation - Cost of Living Grant
£5,000 26/04/2023
One-off, unrestricted grant
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to Chance UK
£7,000 13/02/2023
Towards unrestricted core costs as a Cost of Living Uplift
Tuixen Foundation - Core grant to Chance UK
£30,000 19/07/2022
Chance UK provides one-to-one mentoring for 5-11 year olds with challenging behaviour.
Walcot Foundation - Secondary Transition Empowerment Programme (STEP)
£75,000 15/03/2022
36
Chance UK is well-established, London-wide charity that focuses on working with deprived children aged 5-13. This project (based on a pilot project taking place in Islington) will provide mentoring ....more
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to Chance UK
£90,000 10/02/2022
36
towards three years' running costs of the 'My Future' project, providing mentoring support for children, aged 5-12, with severe emotional and behaviour problems in the London Boroughs of Camden, ....more
Tuixen Foundation - Core grant to Chance UK
£30,000 23/07/2021
Chance UK provides one-to-one mentoring for 5-11 year olds with challenging behaviour.
Charles Hayward Foundation - Grant to Chance UK
£25,000 25/06/2021
Child mentoring services for primary school children in Lambeth who are excluded or at risk of exclusion
Department of Health - Chance UK
£19,170 01/04/2021
The funded schemes will expand access for children and young people aged 25 and under to local services to support their mental health and provide early intervention for those at risk of mental ....more
The Childhood Trust - Girls RISE: Rebuild Ignite Succeed Empower
£3,125 08/12/2020
Our project supports girls, aged 8-12 who experience significant emotional difficulties, to grow their resilience and mental health. Through workshops and 1-to-1 mentoring, RISE aims to empower a ....more
Cripplegate Foundation - Grant To Chance UK
£24,000 17/11/2020
Islington Parent Programme Manager
DCMS - Coronavirus Community Support Fund
£76,553 22/09/2020
"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
Tuixen Foundation - Core grant to Chance UK
£30,000 05/08/2020
Chance UK provides one-to-one mentoring for 5-11 year olds with challenging behaviour.
Charles Hayward Foundation - Grant to Chance UK
£25,000 28/07/2020
Child mentoring services for primary school children in Lambeth who are excluded or at risk of exclusion
City Bridge Trust - Grant to Chance UK Ltd
£19,056 14/06/2020
£19,056 towards three months of costs as outlined in your application excluding youthworkers not yet recruited, and with a maximum of £9,669 to be spent on programme manager costs and £2,042 to be ....more
Camden Giving - My Future Mentoring Support in Camden
£72,349 21/05/2020
36
This funding is for a contribution towards the delivery of the My Future solution focused mentoring project in Camden.
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to Chance UK
£30,000 05/05/2020
6
towards unrestricted core costs as a COVID-19 fast response grant
Department of Health - Chance UK
£47,926 28/04/2020
Competitive Grants Scheme on the extension of existing MH services for children and young people.BAU Yr2 of 3 - changed to S70 for 20/21 (Yr 1 was s64)
Cripplegate Foundation - Grant To Chance UK
£29,750 18/03/2020
Islington Parent Programme
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to Chance UK
£200,000 26/02/2020
36
Towards unrestricted core costs to improve long term outcomes for vulnerable children aged 5-13 through early preventative work to develop social and emotional skills, promoting good practice in ....more
Cripplegate Foundation - Grant To Chance UK
£24,000 25/11/2019
Islington Early Intervention Child Mentoring and Parent Programme
The Berkeley Foundation - My Future: Mentoring for young people
£88,613 06/11/2019
36
Community Investment Fund grant over three years supporting the delivery of a 9-month mentoring programme for young people at risk of school exclusion in Southwark (Skills for Positive Futures ....more
Tuixen Foundation - Core grant to Chance UK
£30,000 11/07/2019
Chance UK provides one-to-one mentoring for 5-11 year olds with challenging behaviour.
Department of Health - HWB- CYPMH Fund 19/20- Chance UK
£91,056 01/04/2019
The Health & Wellbeing Alliance consists of 21 organisations from the Voluntary Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector. These organisations engage in intensive co-production with system ....more
Garfield Weston Foundation - Multi-Year Grant (3 Years) award
£150,000 17/10/2018
36
Application for core costs
Tuixen Foundation - Core grant to Chance UK
£30,000 10/08/2018
Chance UK provides one-to-one mentoring for 5-11 year olds with challenging behaviour.
National Lottery Community Fund - Chance UK: Transforming young lives through mentoring:
£342,578 03/08/2018
20
Chance UK will use the funding to test new methods for their existing mentoring programme, which is designed to reduce the emotional and behavioural difficulties of children aged between five and ....more
City Bridge Trust - Grant to Chance UK
£91,000 06/07/2018
36
£91,000 over three years (£27,700; £30,300; £33,000) towards the salary of a Programme Manager to deliver a mentoring programme and parenting support for children aged 5-11 in Islington, Lambeth ....more
BBC Children in Need - Grant to Chance UK
£114,000 27/06/2018
36
This project will provide one-to-one mentoring sessions for children aged 5-11 at risk of exclusion. It will improve behaviour, and improve positive pro social behaviour.
Cripplegate Foundation - Grant To Chance UK
£50,532 25/01/2018
Islington Early Intervention Child Mentoring and Parent Programme
Cripplegate Foundation - Grant To Chance UK
£56,250 04/10/2017
Towards the costs of the Islington Parent Programme Manager
Tuixen Foundation - Core grant to Chance UK
£30,000 12/07/2017
Chance UK provides one-to-one mentoring for 5-11 year olds with challenging behaviour.
John Ellerman Foundation - Towards salary & costs of a Quality and Evaluation Manager
£60,000 26/01/2017
24
Towards the salary of the Quality and Evaluation Manager to improve the quality and impact measurement of their early intervention programme for the most at risk young people aged 5-10 and their ....more
Walcot Foundation - Chance UK - Lambeth Early Intevention Mentoring Programme
£75,000 22/11/2016
36
Chance UK - Lambeth Early Intevention Mentoring Programme
Tuixen Foundation - Core grant to Chance UK
£30,000 22/06/2016
Chance UK provides one-to-one mentoring for 5-11 year olds with challenging behaviour.
Cripplegate Foundation - Grant To Chance UK
£50,000 07/03/2016
Towards the costs of the Islington Parent Programme Manager (PPM)
Tuixen Foundation - Core grant to Chance UK
£30,000 23/03/2015
Chance UK provides one-to-one mentoring for 5-11 year olds with challenging behaviour.
Tuixen Foundation - Core grant to Chance UK
£30,000 01/07/2014
Chance UK provides one-to-one mentoring for 5-11 year olds with challenging behaviour.
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to Chance UK
£210,000 13/02/2014
Towards salaries associated with raising awareness and communicating the benefits of early intervention for vulnerable 5-11 year olds, to influence policy and practice more widely and increase ....more
Tuixen Foundation - Core grant to Chance UK
£30,000 01/07/2013
Chance UK provides one-to-one mentoring for 5-11 year olds with challenging behaviour.
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to Chance UK (Islington)
£153,300 14/03/2013
36
towards three years' continuation funding of the salary of the Senior Programme Manager at a mentoring service for children with behavioural difficulties and their families across inner-London
Tuixen Foundation - Core grant to Chance UK
£30,000 01/07/2012
Chance UK provides one-to-one mentoring for 5-11 year olds with challenging behaviour.
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to Chance (UK) Ltd
£27,100 24/02/2012
the salary costs of the Parent Plus Worker and on costs including the costs of 2 parent groups
Tuixen Foundation - Core grant to Chance UK
£30,000 01/07/2011
Chance UK provides one-to-one mentoring for 5-11 year olds with challenging behaviour.
Tuixen Foundation - Core grant to Chance UK
£30,000 01/07/2010
Chance UK provides one-to-one mentoring for 5-11 year olds with challenging behaviour.
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to Chance UK
£100,000 20/05/2010
36
Towards Core costs Towards the salary of the chief executive.
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (8)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split
Based on 7/8 persons

Age Range of Trustees: 32-55
  • KEISHA FORTEAU Appointed: 2021, Occupation: Senior Programme Manager (Healthcare)
  • SARAH PARKER Appointed: 2022, Occupation: Health And Social Care Improvement Consultant
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 05/06/1995, number: 1046947
  • Registered at Companies House on 17/05/1995, number: 03057840
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
  • Engaging external speakers at charity events policy and procedures
  • 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
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
20 returns made; AR09: 3 days late,
Main office

Chance UK
Units F11 - F12
89-93 Fonthill Road
London
N4 3JH

Objectives

The Charity's objects (the “Objects”) are:The relief of children and young persons who are at risk of becoming educationally, socially or emotionally disadvantaged; or are at risk of offending against the law; by the provision of early intervention through guidance, mentoring and support to such young persons and their families to enable them to grow to full maturity as individuals and members of society.The promotion of emotional wellbeing and good mental health for children and parents and carers in particular but not exclusively by providing information, advice, guidance and raising awareness.

Defined Area of Benefit:

NATIONAL

Data Sources

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