Finance Score: 6
Governance Score: 6
Support Score: 8
  • Liabilities <10%: +3
  • Fundraising costs low: +3
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +8
Overall GiG Score: 20 ?

SAFE AND SOUND HOMES 

SASH is a youth homelessness charity working across York, North Yorkshire and East Yorkshire. We help young people get the support they need so that a time of crisis does not lead to a vicious circle of homelessness and unemployment.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has a robust balance sheet
  • 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 gender and dynamic in terms of composition

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • One or more trustees receive payments or benefits from the charity for providing services to the charity
  • 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£1,242£1,083£160£87£905£904101845
31/03/22£1,346£1,138£208£116£745£7107.52198
31/03/21£1,492£1,296£196£86£537£4714.42550
31/03/20£1,503£1,361£142£95£341£33832550
31/03/19£1,216£1,281£-65£89£199£1981.925135
31/03/18£1,308£1,205£102£76£264£1941.9230
31/03/17£977£951£26£33£162£1622160
31/03/16£882£903£-21£0£135£1351.8150
31/03/15£514£513£1£3£157£1573.7100
31/03/14£573£569£4£7£182£1793.890
31/03/13£428£419£9£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/12£350£326£24£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/11£321£293£29£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/10£309£297£12£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/09£243£258£-15£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/08£231£202£28£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/07£184£159£24£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/06£200£175£24£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/05£168£161£7£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/04£111£122£-11£0£0£0n/a00

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 7%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 8%
Highest pay band: Less than £60,000
Liabilities/Assets: 6%
Liabilities/Income: 5%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 100%
Reserves/Spending: 10 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 10 months
Quick Ratio: 14.3
Asset Split ?
Established: 28 years

www.sash-uk.org.uk

info@sash-uk.org.uk

03300562259

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UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Accommodation/Housing
  • Education/Training
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
GiG Classification
  • Shelter for homeless, vulnerable & excluded people
How it operates
  • Makes Grants to Individuals
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • City Of York, East Riding Of Yorkshire, Kingston Upon Hull City, North Yorkshire,
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • 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
National Lottery Community Fund£177,500
Masonic Trust£50,000
Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government£35,000
Two Ridings Community Foundation£9,238
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
BBC Children in Need - Grant to SASH
£500 20/10/2022
0
‘Cost of Living uplift: £500 to help projects meet their rising costs and respond to increased demand 31/10/2022’
Two Ridings Community Foundation - Grant to SASH
£9,238 10/10/2022
Grant to SASH
National Lottery Community Fund - Preventing and reducing the impact of Youth Homelessness in East Riding
£177,500 27/10/2021
This project helps to prevent vulnerable young people from becoming homeless by offering them a place to stay in a trained volunteer host home. They do this by providing emergency accommodation ....more
Co-Operative Group - Grant to SASH, Safe And Sound Homes
£3,226 23/10/2021
As part of our SASH Active programme, we would run workshops for our young people on cooking, mental health, resilience and art. These would be virtual if social distancing rules continue.
Masonic Trust - MCF Freemasons COVID-19 Community Fund
£50,000 03/12/2020
Grant to fund the running costs of the charity's Nightstop Service for three months. The charity has been unable to fundraise at all during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Nightstop Service provides safe ....more
DCMS - Coronavirus Community Support Fund
£7,650 28/09/2020
"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
BBC Children in Need - Grant to SASH
£2,880 17/06/2020
6
COVID19 - This grant will fund the purchase of laptops to support 8 children and young people who are currently isolated due to Covid-19 to access online workshops and one to one support. This will ....more
Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government - MHCLG Homelessness Fund
£35,000 07/05/2020
Organisations supporting homelessness
Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust - Reducing Poverty and Isolation in young people who have faced homelessness
£6,303 25/02/2020
To provide a range of activities for young people that have faced or have been at risk of homelessness, including social activities and 1:1 support with claiming benefits & budgeting
The Shears Foundation - SASH
£5,000 29/01/2020
Preventing youth homelessness in North Yorkshire
BBC Children in Need - Grant to SASH
£116,058 26/06/2019
36
SASH will provide a programme of activities for young people who have faced homelessness and are now housed as part of the supported lodgings scheme. Young people will experience reduced loneliness, ....more
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£30,000 11/10/2018
Preventing youth homeless through the provision of a safe place to stay in a volunteer's home
Two Ridings Community Foundation - SASH Enable
£5,000 12/12/2017
To work with young homeless people providing a meaningful volunteering experience to develop their skills and increase their confidence.
County Durham Community Foundation - Preventing youth homelessness
£25,000 22/11/2017
Towards preventing youth homelessness.
National Lottery Community Fund - Upskilling volunteers to better prevent youth homelessness
£9,860 15/11/2017
12
The group will deliver NVQ level 3 training for volunteers who host homeless young people in overnight emergency situations, which requires an understanding of vulnerability, safeguarding and support ....more
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to Safe and Sound Homes
£48,400 07/09/2017
24
towards two years' continuation funding of the 'Nightstop' project, providing emergency accommodation to homeless young people in Hull, York, East Riding and North Yorkshire
Joseph Rowntree Foundation - SASH - improving financial capabilities
£6,333 05/09/2017
To fund a financial capability programme for 16 – 25 year olds who are homeless
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to Safe and Sound Homes
£60,000 28/03/2017
24
SASH provides a holistic package of support to young adults experiencing homelessness either via short term emergency accommodation or longer term supported lodgings together with life skills ....more
Masonic Trust - Core funding
£4,000 01/01/2017
Prevents homelessness in 16-25 year olds by offering them rooms with volunteer hosts, emergency accommodation, and support with independent living.
National Lottery Community Fund - Preventing Youth Homelessness Together in East Yorkshire
£478,851 07/09/2016
58
This project aims to build on its current work of providing emergency accommodation and advice to young people at risk, experiencing homelessness and/or are in dangerous living situations within ....more
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to Safe and Sound Homes
£50,000 13/08/2014
SASH provides a holistic service of support to young adults experincing homlessness either via short term emergency accomodation or longer term supported lodgings together with life skills ....more
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to Safe and Sound Homes
£36,000 12/06/2014
36
towards three years' continuation funding of the running costs of a project providing emergency accommodation for homeless young people in York
Tudor Trust - Grant to Safe and Sound Homes
£45,000 07/05/2013
36
over three years towards core salaries and rent at this homelessness charity offering a Nightstop and supported lodgings schemes for young people in North Yorkshire
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to Safe and Sound Homes
£25,000 19/12/2011
the salary costs of the Nightstop Co-ordinator and training costs
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (9)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Age Range of Trustees:
Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 24/04/1996, number: 1054890
  • Registered at Companies House on 28/03/1996, number: 03179309
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
  • Investing charity funds 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
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
20 returns made; all on time
Main office

Safe & Sound Homes
IT Centre
Innovation Way
Heslington
YORK
YO10 5NP

Objectives

A)THE RELIEF OF POVERTY OF PERSONS AGED BETWEEN SIXTEEN AND TWENTY-FIVE YEARS IN YORK, NORTH YORKSHIRE AND OTHER AREAS IN THE NORTH OF ENGLAND (“THE AREA”) WHO ARE HOMELESS, IN PARTICULAR THROUGH THE PROVISION OF EMERGENCY OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATION;B) TO PROMOTE AND UNDERTAKE SUCH OTHER CHARITABLE ACTIVITIES AS ARE CONSIDERED TO BE FOR THE BENEFIT OF YOUNG HOMELESS PEOPLE IN THE AREA.

Defined Area of Benefit:

YORK, NORTH YORKSHIRE AND OTHER AREAS IN THE NORTH OF ENGLAND

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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