Finance Score: -50
Governance Score: 0
Support Score: 0
  • In administration/insolvent: -50
  • No PartB
    Overall GiG Score: -50 ?

    CARIS (ISLINGTON) 

    We run a bereavement counselling service for adults and children in the London Borough of Islington, and a Cold Weather Shelter for the homeless over the winter months. The latter operates out of 8 local churches, one for each day of the week.
    Analysis by Giving is Great

    Positives:

    • This charity has been successful in attracting volunteers relative to its size

    Financial issues to consider:

    • This charity is in Administration or Insolvent

    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
    31/03/21£82£146£-64n/an/an/an/an/a30
    31/03/20£117£148£-31n/an/an/an/an/a535
    31/03/19£117£144£-27n/an/an/an/an/a550
    31/03/18£125£128£-2£0£0£0n/a0550
    31/03/17*£176£138£38£0£0£0n/a050
    31/03/16£141£120£21£0£0£0n/a00
    31/03/15£82£110£-28£0£0£0n/a00
    31/03/14£113£119£-6£0£0£0n/a00
    31/03/13£136£110£26£0£0£0n/a00
    31/03/12£79£102£-23£0£0£0n/a00
    31/03/11£114£94£20£0£0£0n/a00
    31/03/10£79£84£-5£0£0£0n/a00
    31/03/09£111£84£27£0£0£0n/a00
    31/03/08£62£85£-23£0£0£0n/a00
    31/03/07*£82£73£8£0£0£0n/a00
    31/03/06£137£78£59£0£0£0n/a00
    31/03/05£62£61£0£0£0£0n/a00
    31/03/04£50£56£-6£0£0£0n/a00

    Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
    Established: 28 years

    www.carisislington.org

    admin@carisislington.org

    02072815200

    Charity Commission for England and WalesCompanies HouseX
    UN SDGs
    ?
    Listed activities
    • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
    • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
    GiG Classification
    • Shelter for homeless, vulnerable & excluded people
    How it operates
    • Provides human resources
    • Provides services
    Where it operates
    • Islington,
    Who it helps
    • Children/Young People
    • Other Defined Groups

    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
    The London Community Foundation£15,870
    National Lottery Community Fund£9,994
    DCMS£9,870
    CAF£9,655
    Crisis UK£3,020
    The Foyle Foundation£2,500
    Specific Donations
    Amount When
    Months
    To be used for
    National Lottery Community Fund - Loss and Trauma Project
    £9,994 06/08/2021
    The funding will be used to continue the bereavement service for those in the community who have been affected by any loss related to Covid-19. The project aims to support people emotionally and ....more
    The London Community Foundation - Grant to CARIS Islington Ltd.
    £6,000 26/02/2021
    5
    The funding is to support our Adult and Childrens Bereavement Services, which provide free counselling to people in Islington who are struggling with their process of grief. This is especially ....more
    The London Community Foundation - Grant to CARIS Islington Ltd
    £9,870 24/09/2020
    The funding is to expand our Adult Bereavement Service to support people through any type of loss or trauma due to Covid19. Temporarily broadening our definition of loss to account for the range of ....more
    DCMS - VSCE CMC Fund
    £9,870 24/09/2020
    NET, Comic Relief and Children in Need will use this funding to provide: increased support to vulnerable people and hidden groups, thus reducing the burden on public services; reach local grassroots ....more
    Crisis UK - Grant to CARIS
    £3,020 10/07/2020
    Extension of manager's post and delivery of food
    CAF - Grant to CARIS Islington
    £9,655 22/06/2020
    3
    Grant to CARIS Islington to support the organisation through COVID19
    The Foyle Foundation - Small Grants
    £2,500 28/11/2019
    towards the Cold Weather Shelter Project in 2020
    National Lottery Community Fund - Caris Islington Bereavement Service
    £165,971 20/04/2016
    36
    A project to offer free, one-to-one counselling and support to bereaved adults and children. It will provide support on issues such as anxiety, depression, isolation, loneliness, self-harm and ....more
    London Catalyst - Caris Islington - 2
    £6,350 27/11/2013
    MH Advice and case work service for Winter Shelters
    London Catalyst - Caris Islington - 1
    £6,000 22/08/2012
    To improve the ability of Caris and partners to respond to the mental ehalth needs of homeless people; establish a MH forum; assess winter night shelter clients
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    Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

    How is it governed?

    Trustees (7)
    Current Trustees appointed

    Age Range of Trustees: 35-82
    Legal constitution
    • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 22/08/1996, number: 1057737
    • Registered at Companies House on 14/08/1996, number: 03237809
    Gift Aid
    • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
    Policies in force
    • Complaints handling
    • Conflicting interests
    • Paying staff
    • Risk management
    • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
    • Volunteer management
    Filing Record
    18 returns made; AR17: 9 days late, AR07: 260 days late,
    Main office

    The Annexe, ST. MELLITUS CHURCH
    TOLLINGTON PARK
    LONDON
    N4 3AG

    Objectives

    THE PROMOTION OF SUCH CHARITABLE PURPOSES FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE COMMUNITY WITHIN THE LONDON BOROUGH OF ISLINGTON (INCLDING THE ASSISTING OF THOSE WHO ARE IN NEED BY REASON OF BEREAVEMENT AND HOMELESSNESS) AS THE COMPANY THROUGH ITS DIRECTORS MAY FROM TIME TO TIME DECIDE AND WHICH THE DIRECTORS MAY CONSIDER TO BE AN EXPRESSION OF CHRISTIAN SOCIAL CONCERN.

    Defined Area of Benefit:

    ISLINGTON

    Data Sources

    Charity Commission for England and Wales
    360 Giving
    CharityBase

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