Finance Score: 5
Governance Score: 9
Support Score: 11
  • Strong growth: +2
  • Fundraising costs low: +3
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Award winner
  • Grant maker support: +11
Overall GiG Score: 25 ?

REDTHREAD YOUTH LIMITED 

Redthread is an innovative youth work charity that empowers young people to be healthy, safe and happy.
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Positives:

  • This charity is a recent Award Winner
  • There has been strong growth in spending over the last 5 years
  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years
  • Fundraising costs are low relative to funds raised
  • 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 gender and dynamic in terms of composition

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • Over half the Board have joined recently

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£3,662£3,882£-221£303£1,677£1,1673.6700
31/03/22*£4,054£3,807£247£296£1,898£1,2954.1780
31/03/21£3,983£3,357£626£294£1,650£1,2394.4790
31/03/20*£3,395£2,735£660£211£1,024£6522.9610
31/03/19£2,187£2,105£82£107£364£3221.8508
31/03/18£1,490£1,447£43£57£282£2602.2360
31/03/17£1,018£970£48£40£239£2162.7250
31/03/16£611£858£-247£23£429£1361.9180
31/03/15£957£411£547£0£676£1053.1100
31/03/14?£157£168£-11£0£0£0n/a00
31/08/13£354£246£108£0£0£0n/a00
31/08/12£184£169£15£0£0£0n/a00
31/08/11£127£115£13£0£0£0n/a00
31/08/10£74£69£5£0£0£0n/a00
31/08/09£104£99£5£0£0£0n/a00
31/08/08£113£115£-3£0£0£0n/a00
31/08/07*£121£149£-28£0£0£0n/a00
31/08/06*£152£148£4£0£0£0n/a00
31/08/05£116£102£14£0£0£0n/a00
31/08/04£90£91£0£0£0£0n/a00

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 8.3%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 7.8%
Senior Staff Costs/Total Spending: 11%
Highest pay band: £200,000-£250,000
Liabilities/Assets: 22%
Liabilities/Income: 13%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 70%
Reserves/Spending: 3.6 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 5 months
Quick Ratio: 2.3
Asset Split ?
Established: 29 years

www.redthread.org.uk

info@redthread.org.uk

02037446888

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UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Education/Training
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
GiG Classification
  • Social youth organisations
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides human resources
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Birmingham City, Nottingham City, Nottinghamshire, Throughout London,
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • The General Public/Mankind

Who's supporting them? ?

Awards received
  • Charity Awards 2018 Children & Youth
  • Lighting the Fire Awards 2017 Awards Charity of the Year
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
The Youth Endowment Fund£1,110,673
Home Office£834,114
Mayor's Office for Policing and Crime£644,769
Paul Hamlyn Foundation£580,000
Charles Hayward Foundation£75,000
Masonic Trust£60,000
Esmee Fairbairn£60,000
Cheshire Community Foundation£55,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Charles Hayward Foundation - Grant to Redthread
£25,000 29/11/2023
Youth Violence Intervention Programme (YVIP) in Homerton University Hospital in Hackney.
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£50,000 07/07/2023
Core costs- specifically the work of strategic central posts that proactively advocate for, and influence, better-informed, data-evidenced practice and policy work
Masonic Trust - MCF Large Grant
£60,000 25/01/2023
Young Women's Service (YWS)
Paul Hamlyn Foundation - Core funding
£20,000 18/01/2023
Redthread is a youth work charity focusing on the well-being of young people aged 11-25. Their Youth Violence Intervention Project provides an embedded youth worker alongside clinical and medical ....more
Cheshire Community Foundation - Youth Violence Intervention Programme, Homerton University Hospital
£50,000 11/01/2023
To reach young people who are experiencing or at risk of violence and/or exploitation. Continue to deliver our Youth Violence Intervention Programme at Homerton University Hospital, Hackney.
Charles Hayward Foundation - Grant to Redthread
£25,000 25/11/2022
Youth Violence Intervention Programme (YVIP) in Homerton University Hospital in Hackney.
Mayor's Office for Policing and Crime - Grant to Redthread Youth Limited
£644,769 17/10/2022
Hospital Based Youth Work in Major Trauma Centres (MTCs) - Youth Violence Intervention. Allocation of MOPAC funding for FY 2022/23
Westminster Foundation - Offices grant - Redthread Youth Limited - 10/01/2022
£51,982 01/10/2022
12
Rent reimbursement
The Youth Endowment Fund - Grant to REDTHREAD YOUTH LIMITED
£454,547 31/08/2022
Charles Hayward Foundation - Grant to Redthread
£25,000 29/11/2021
Youth Violence Intervention Programme (YVIP) in Homerton University Hospital in Hackney.
Home Office - Redthread Youth Violence Intervention Programme
£417,057 05/07/2021
Redthread is a charity with a niche innovative model, who provide an intervention for a specific cohort of young people involved in entrenched serious violence. Their Youth Violence Intervention ....more
The Youth Endowment Fund - Grant to REDTHREAD YOUTH LIMITED
£539,809 30/06/2021
Paul Hamlyn Foundation - Redthread organisational growth and development
£30,000 08/03/2021
Redthread is a youth work charity focusing on the well-being of young people aged 11-25. This grant provides core support for the organisation's growth and development as part of an annual package of ....more
Cheshire Community Foundation - Youth Violence Intervention Programme at Homerton University Hospital
£5,000 04/11/2020
Redthread Youth is a youth work charity. We support and empower young people to thrive as they navigate the challenging transition to adulthood. We specialise in helping young people face the ....more
DCMS - Coronavirus Community Support Fund
£50,000 05/10/2020
"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
The Youth Endowment Fund - Grant to REDTHREAD YOUTH LIMITED
£116,317 30/06/2020
Comic Relief - The teachable moment in A&E
£40,000 23/06/2020
6
COVID19 Recovery funding
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to Redthread Youth Ltd
£60,000 05/05/2020
6
towards unrestricted core costs as a COVID-19 Fast Response grant
Home Office - Redthread Youth Violence Intervention Programme Expansion 2020-21
£417,057 01/04/2020
Redthreads initiative involves youth workers being embedded in Accident and Emergency Departments to talk to young victims of violence at the critical teachable moment, when young people are out of ....more
Paul Hamlyn Foundation - Redthread organisational growth and development
£30,000 16/03/2020
Redthread is a youth work charity focusing on the well-being of young people aged 11-25. This grant provides core support for the organisation's growth and development as part of an annual package of ....more
Dulverton Trust - Midlands Youth Violence Intervention Programme
£35,000 23/10/2019
Midlands Youth Violence Intervention Programme
Paul Hamlyn Foundation - Core funding
£500,000 27/09/2019
60
Core funding to build the organisation's capacity and to develop their potential as a change agent focused on violence as a public health issue.
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to Redthread Youth Ltd
£375,000 30/04/2019
36
Towards unrestricted core costs of an organisation working with young people at risk of or affected by violence and exploitation to improve how services support vulnerable adolescents
Home Office - Redthread Youth Violence Intervention Programme Expansion 2019-20
£417,016 01/04/2019
As part of the Serious Violence Strategy and a continuation of the Ending Gang Violence and Exploitation programme, the Home Office will provide Redthread with £417,016 to support the expansion of ....more
The Leathersellers' Company Charitable Fund - Grant to Redthread Youth
£60,000 07/03/2019
48
Main Grant unrestricted core costs
Greater London Authority - Young Londoners Fund
£150,000 01/01/2019
The Well Centre delivers one-to-one youth work and integrated, holistic health support to young people at risk of involvement in criminal activity. Empowering young people to fulfil their potential ....more
Thirty Percy Foundation - Grant to Red Thread
£300,000 01/01/2019
To deliver youth work interventions within health systems, to engage young people facing vulnerabilities and challenges, empowering them to take agency over their own well-being and define their own ....more
Co-Operative Group - Grant to Redthread Youth Ltd
£7,088 19/11/2018
We want to embed a team of youth workers in Homerton Hospital to meet young people who come to A&E as victims of violence, crime and abuse.
The Rayne Foundation - Grant to Redthread Youth Ltd
£50,000 24/09/2018
36
Towards teh Youth Violence Intervention Programme at Homerton University Hospital.
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£25,000 25/07/2018
Empowering young people to thrive' : An unrestricted funding proposal to the Garfield Weston Foundation
BBC Children in Need - Grant to Redthread Youth Limited
£30,000 08/05/2018
36
This project provides sessions including public speaking, leadership and communication for young people suffering poor mental health as a result of adverse childhood experiences. Young people will ....more
Home Office - Redthread Youth Violence Intervention Programme Expansion 18-19
£393,049 01/04/2018
As part of the Serious Violence Strategy and a continuation of the Ending Gang Violence and Exploitation programme, the Home Office will provide Redthread with £393,049 to support the expansion of ....more
Paul Hamlyn Foundation - Contribution to growth plans
£50,000 26/02/2018
12
Redthread is a youth work charity focused on well-being and delivering pioneering work in youth violence intervention. This grant will support the organisation to create capacity for development, ....more
Barrow Cadbury Trust - Youth Violence Intervention Programme in Birmingham
£90,000 08/07/2017
36
To support the start up costs and delivery of a Youth Violence Intervention Programme in Birmingham hospitals
Home Office - Redthread Youth Violence Intervention Programme Expansion 17-18
£168,712 01/04/2017
This will be extra funding of £168,712.84 to support the expansion of Redthread?s work to provide help to young people admitted to hospital with violence related injuries through:1.Accelerating ....more
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to Redthread Youth Limited
£91,886 30/03/2017
36
Redthread Youth is requesting funding towards its Youth Violence Intervention Project, specifically the salary of a specialist youth worker based in St Georges Hospital Tooting to support young ....more
Guy's and St Thomas' Charity - KCH Youth Violence Project
£313,414 01/03/2017
Evaluating Redthread's King's College Youth Violence Intervention Programme
BBC Children in Need - Grant to Redthread Youth Limited
£110,174 09/02/2017
36
This project will offer a counselling service alongside a GP surgery and a youth service, for young people to access in a single location. Young people will benefit through improved physical and ....more
Comic Relief - The Teachable Moment in A&E: Supporting Girls in Gangs
£460,974 30/11/2016
18
Girls and young women associated with gangs have often had chaotic life experiences including poverty, mental health issues, violence and neglect. Redthread will use the ‘Teachable Moment’ of ....more
DCMS - The Teachable Moment in A&E: Supporting Girls in Gangs
£50,000 28/09/2016
Girls and young women associated with gangs have often had chaotic life experiences including poverty, mental health issues, violence and neglect. Redthread will use the ?Teachable Moment? of South ....more
DCMS - The Teachable Moment in A&E: Supporting Girls in Gangs
£50,000 28/09/2016
Girls and young women associated with gangs have often had chaotic life experiences including poverty, mental health issues, violence and neglect. Redthread will use the ?Teachable Moment? of South ....more
DCMS - The Teachable Moment in A&E: Supporting Girls in Gangs
£50,000 28/09/2016
Girls and young women associated with gangs have often had chaotic life experiences including poverty, mental health issues, violence and neglect. Redthread will use the Teachable Moment of South ....more
DCMS - The Teachable Moment in A&E: Supporting Girls in Gangs
£50,000 28/09/2016
Girls and young women associated with gangs have often had chaotic life experiences including poverty, mental health issues, violence and neglect. Redthread will use the Teachable Moment of South ....more
Paul Hamlyn Foundation - Providing vital support with administration, development and publicity.
£60,000 14/12/2015
24
Redthread is a charity engaging in youth work, health and education to provide vital support for young people in their physical, mental and social development. This grant will allow the Youth Work ....more
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How is it governed?

Trustees (6)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split
Based on 5/6 persons

Age Range of Trustees: 41-66
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 08/12/1995, number: 1051260
  • Registered at Companies House on 27/11/1995, number: 03131121
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
  • 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; AR22: 1 days late, AR20: 11 days late, AR07: 78 days late, AR06: 302 days late,
Main office

3 Space International House
6 Canterbury Crescent
London
SW9 7QE

Objectives

(1) THE ADVANCEMENT OF HEALTH OR SAVING OF LIVES THROUGH THE PRESERVATION AND PROTECTION OF THE HEALTH AND WELL-BEING OF YOUNG PEOPLE BY PROVIDING AND ASSISTING IN THE PROVISION OF FACILITIES, COUNSELLING, SUPPORT SERVICES AND EQUIPMENT NOT NORMALLY PROVIDED BY THE STATUTORY AUTHORITIES (2) THE ADVANCEMENT OF EDUCATION OF YOUNG PEOPLE THROUGH THE PROVISION OF INFORMATION AND OUTREACH TO IMPROVE THEIR HEALTH AND WELL-BEING(3) THE ADVANCEMENT AND MAINTENANCE OF CHRISTIAN VALUES AMONGST YOUNG PEOPLE

Defined Area of Benefit:

SOUTH LONDON AND ELSEWHERE

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
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