Finance Score: 3
Governance Score: 9
Support Score: 8
  • Fundraising costs low: +3
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +8
Overall GiG Score: 20 ?

YOUNG DEVON 

Young Devon provides the following services:Youth Enquiry & Counselling Services Housing Support ServicesYouth Inclusion & VolunteeringMentoring Young People in CareAdvocacy Services for Young People between 15 & 17 with Special NeedsLife Skills trainingInforming & training Young People in Participation strategiesTraining of Youth Workers and VolunteersOther Charitable Purposes
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • Spending has increased 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
  • 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:

  • This charity is not recognised by HMRC for Gift Aid according to its latest published return

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£5,246£5,162£84£210£1,597£1,5273.517598
31/03/22£4,451£4,362£88£13£1,513£1,4734.113161
31/03/21£4,338£3,976£362£37£1,425£1,3774.29268
31/03/20£4,290£4,165£125£293£661£6141.813857
31/03/19£3,861£3,830£30£154£536£5101.614760
31/03/18£3,739£3,572£167£45£505£4531.51390
31/03/17*£3,258£3,144£115£4£339£2781.11370
31/03/16£2,937£2,945£-8£0£224£2200.91040
31/03/15£2,976£2,897£79£0£232£1620.7640
31/03/14£2,879£2,865£14£0£153£1400.6970
31/03/13£4,473£4,465£8£11£139£1250.31080
31/03/12£3,616£3,639£-23£10£131£970.3670
31/03/11£2,846£2,860£-14£11£117£550.2750
31/03/10£2,825£2,654£171£13£131£800.4650
31/03/09£2,462£2,528£-66£12£-41£-41-0.2650
31/03/08*£2,441£2,394£47£22£25£-19-0.1640
31/03/07£2,418£2,392£26£15£-22£-41-0.2770
31/03/06*£2,405£2,436£-31£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/05*£2,532£2,797£-265£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/04£2,334£2,269£64£0£0£0n/a00

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 4%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 4.1%
Senior Staff Costs/Total Spending: 2%
Highest pay band: £60,000-£70,000
Liabilities/Assets: 36%
Liabilities/Income: 17%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 96%
Reserves/Spending: 3.5 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 1 months
Quick Ratio: 1
Asset Split ?
Established: 28 years

www.youngdevon.org

info@youngdevon.org

01752691511

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UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Accommodation/Housing
  • Education/Training
  • Other Charitable Purposes
GiG Classification
  • Emotional support, counselling or therapy
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides human resources
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Devon,
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • People With Disabilities

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 Youth Endowment Fund£252,309
Devon Community Foundation£191,511
DCMS£69,943
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Devon Community Foundation - Wellbeing Exeter - YP CCs
£16,337 03/07/2023
COMMUNITY CONNECTORS: GP SURGERIES ACROSS THE CITY CAN INTRODUCE A PERSON THEY BELIEVE WOULD BENEFIT FROM BEING BETTER CONNECTED TO THEIR COMMUNITY TO A COMMUNITY CONNECTOR. CONNECTORS TAKE TIME TO ....more
Devon Community Foundation - Wellbeing Exeter - YP CCs
£17,417 04/04/2023
COMMUNITY CONNECTORS: GP SURGERIES ACROSS THE CITY CAN INTRODUCE A PERSON THEY BELIEVE WOULD BENEFIT FROM BEING BETTER CONNECTED TO THEIR COMMUNITY TO A COMMUNITY CONNECTOR. CONNECTORS TAKE TIME TO ....more
Devon Community Foundation - Wellbeing Exeter - YP CCs
£17,092 03/01/2023
Providing free three course meals to help address food poverty for the vulnerable of Exeter
Devon Community Foundation - Relationship First - Social Housing
£40,000 13/12/2022
To purchase new kit for the walking football group
Devon Community Foundation - Wellbeing Exeter - YP CCs
£17,092 06/10/2022
part funding a project manager to ensure future sustainability of the mens shed.
The Youth Endowment Fund - Grant to YOUNG DEVON
£252,309 31/08/2022
Devon Community Foundation - Targeted Youth Work
£10,000 19/07/2022
Targeted intervention workshops for young people in Sidmouth
Devon Community Foundation - COVID19
£19,115 25/02/2021
Grant to Young Devon
Devon Community Foundation - Wellbeing Exeter - YP CCs
£14,721 06/12/2020
2
COMMUNITY CONNECTORS: GP SURGERIES ACROSS THE CITY CAN INTRODUCE A PERSON THEY BELIEVE WOULD BENEFIT FROM BEING BETTER CONNECTED TO THEIR COMMUNITY TO A COMMUNITY CONNECTOR. CONNECTORS TAKE TIME TO ....more
Devon Community Foundation - COVID19 Youth Homelessness Prevention Support
£15,000 08/10/2020
5
Grant to Young Devon
DCMS - Coronavirus Community Support Fund
£69,943 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
Devon Community Foundation - COVID19 Youth Homelessness Prevention Support
£4,500 21/05/2020
3
Grant to Young Devon
Devon Community Foundation - COVID19 Remote wellbeing services
£4,755 02/04/2020
2
Grant to Young Devon
Devon Community Foundation - Wellbeing Exeter
£15,482 24/03/2020
36
Grant to Young Devon
Co-Operative Group - Grant to Young Devon
£5,166 19/11/2018
We want to create a welcoming space for young people who are homeless or in crisis within our centre, and need furniture and and equipment.
LandAid Charitable Trust - Refurbisment and creation of accommodation
£17,050 31/03/2018
23
Projects in two parts. The first project will be the creation of an additional self contained training flat within our existing 4 bedroom supported housing unit. This will be done by removing and ....more
Devon Community Foundation - Young Carers activities
£6,770 16/03/2017
8
to give young carers the opportunity to try new activities and attend a residential weekend giving them an essential break from the responsibilities of caring and a chance to have some fun with ....more
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to Young Devon
£69,432 16/12/2015
24
Towards salary and other project costs for work with those who have been in care and other disadvantaged young people to promote healthier eating habits whilst increasing their learning and ....more
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to Young Devon
£77,390 29/01/2013
Towards the costs of improving support for young people’s mental health and wellbeing within the voluntary sector.
National Lottery Community Fund - Teinbridge Young Roots
£10,000 11/08/2011
12
This is a project by a charity in Devon. The group will use the funding to run a programme that will support young people in identifying, delivering and gaining accreditation for community activities ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Dreamcatchers
£996,612 05/05/2011
48
Young Devon 'Dreamcatchers' projects will benefit young people leaving care across Devon. It will provide mentoring and befriending through intensive one to one sessions and a peer-led befriending ....more
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (10)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Age Range of Trustees: 24-64
  • CARRIE LAWS Appointed: 2023, Occupation: Director The Family Law Company
  • LOUISE BROWN Appointed: 2023, Occupation: Ass Director Strategic Marketing Exeter University
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 10/09/1996, number: 1057949
  • Registered at Companies House on 21/08/1996, number: 03240655
Gift Aid
  • NOT 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
  • 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; AR17: 2 days late, AR08: 1 days late, AR06: 205 days late, AR05: 8 days late,
Main office

Young Devon
10 Erme Road
Ivybridge
PL21 0AB

Objectives

TO HELP YOUNG PEOPLE SO TO DEVELOP THEIR PHYSICAL, MENTAL AND SPIRITUAL CAPACITIES THAT THEY MAY GROW TO FULL MATURITY AS INDIVIDUALS AND MEMBERS OF SOCIETY; VALUING AND RESPECTING RELATIONSHIPS WITH THEM THAT RECOGNISE THEIR RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACTIVELY PROMOTING EACH INDIVIDUAL'S DEVELOPMENT, CHOICE AND CHANGE. IN PARTICULAR, BUT NOT SO AS TO LIMIT THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING: 1) TO BRING TOGETHER PEOPLE WHO ARE WILLING TO FURTHER THE ABOVE OBJECTS, TO STIMULATE INTEREST IN ALL ASPECTS OF WORK WITH YOUNG PEOPLE. 2) TO WORK DIRECTLY WITH YOUNG PEOPLE, ESPECIALLY THOSE WHO ARE VULNERABLE OR MARGINALIZED WITHIN THEIR OWN COMMUNITIES, PROVIDING SERVICES AND TRAINING WHICH ENHANCE THEIR PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT AND GENERAL WELLBEING. 3) TO UNITE AND SUPPORT THE WORK OF THOSE YOUTH ORGANISATIONS, CLUBS AND GROUPS IN THE GEOGRAPHICAL COUNTY OF DEVON, WHOSE PRIMARY PURPOSES ARE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THOSE OF THE COMPANY. 4) TO DEVELOP TRAINING, VOLUNTEERING AND OTHER SERVICES WHICH INFORM AND SUPPORT OTHERS WHO WORK WITH YOUNG PEOPLE IN FURTHERANCE OF THE ABOVE PURPOSES. 5) TO CARRY OUT RESEARCH AND DEVELOP STRATEGIES IN PARTNERSHIP WITH OTHERS WHICH LEAD TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF GOOD YOUTH WORK PRACTICE.

Defined Area of Benefit:

DEVON

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
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