Finance Score: 5
Governance Score: 6
Support Score: 13
  • Good reserves management: +3
  • Strong growth: +2
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +13
Overall GiG Score: 24 ?

LEWISHAM REFUGEE AND MIGRANT NETWORK 

Information and advice on asylum, immigration, welfare benefits, housing, employment, access to health, education and employment. Counselling and therapeutic activities for vulnerable asylum seeking, migrant and refugee women who survived gender based violence, ESOL provision and other integration activities, mental health prevention and policy campaign and advocacy.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • Reserves management has been consistently within official guidelines
  • There has been strong growth in spending over the last 5 years
  • 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 and there are significant future grants due to be received
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of age and dynamic in terms of composition

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£1,204£1,067£137£0£1,044£7768.72466
31/03/22£1,083£913£170£0£907£6658.72535
31/03/21£1,115£719£396£3£738£5158.61840
31/03/20£725£650£76£0£341£2414.51850
31/03/19£448£435£13n/an/an/an/an/a25
31/03/18£328£382£-54£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/17£319£287£32£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/16£329£314£15£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/15£369£323£47£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/14£268£237£31£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/13£288£234£55£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/12£269£217£51£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/11£208£167£41£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/10£208£189£19£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/09*£222£228£-6£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/08£163£161£2£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/07£133£154£-21£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/06*£121£148£-28£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/05£135£177£-41£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/04*£187£194£-7£0£0£0n/a00

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 0%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 0%
Senior Staff Costs/Total Spending: 7%
Highest pay band: £60,000-£70,000
Liabilities/Assets: 12%
Liabilities/Income: 12%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 74%
Reserves/Spending: 8.7 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 12 months
Quick Ratio: 7.8
Asset Split ?
Established: 28 years

www.lrmn.org.uk

info@lrmn.org.uk

02086940323

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UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Accommodation/Housing
  • Arts/Culture/Heritage/Science
  • Economic/Community Development/Employment
  • Education/Training
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • Human Rights/Religious Or Racial Harmony/Equality Or Diversity
  • Other Charitable Purposes
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
GiG Classification
  • Support for refugees & asylum seekers
How it operates
  • Acts as an umbrella or resource body
  • Other charitable activities
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides human resources
  • Provides services
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
Where it operates
  • Throughout London,
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Elderly/Old People
  • Other Defined Groups
  • 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
City Bridge Trust£481,985
Henry Smith Charity£293,500
Trust for London£160,000
The Charity of Sir Richard Whittington£154,000
Greater London Authority£90,000
Access to Justice Foundation£87,196
AB Charitable Trust£82,000
Lloyds Bank Foundation£52,250
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
City Bridge Trust - Grant to Lewisham Refugee & Migrant Network (LRMN)
£343,000 04/01/2024
£343,000 over 5years (£62,900; £64,900; £68,200; £71,700; £75,300) towards the costs of one FTE Specialist Immigration Advice officer, interpreter costs and associated running costs.
London Legal Support Trust - Centres of Excellence 2023
£10,000 28/12/2023
Long term core funding for specialist free legal advice organisations, along with in-kind help and support with ongoing development. Aiming to support a sustainable and robust specialist advice ....more
Sport England - Healing through Movement: Empowering Refugee Women's Lives w
£10,850 27/10/2023
12
This project will deliver weekly Pilates/yoga sessions for a period of 44 weeks. The sessions will be aimed at refugee, asylum seeking, and migrant (RASM) women who are survivors of violence against ....more
AB Charitable Trust - A grant to Lewisham Refugee & Migrant Network
£22,000 21/08/2023
An unrestricted grant of £22,000 (Year 3 of 3 years)This grant includes a 10% cost of living uplift. Lewisham Refugee and Migrant Network provide a range of activities including information and ....more
London Legal Support Trust - Centres of Excellence 2022
£10,000 22/12/2022
Long term core funding for specialist free legal advice organisations, along with in-kind help and support with ongoing development. Aiming to support a sustainable and robust specialist advice ....more
Lloyds Bank Foundation - One off gift towards cost of living crisis to Lewisham Refugee and Migrant Network
£2,250 14/12/2022
One off gift to support with the cost of living crisis
Access to Justice Foundation - Community Justice Fund Wave Three
£12,196 22/11/2022
Wave three of the Community Justice Fund aims to support organisations delivering social welfare advice services to people most impacted by the cost-of-living crisis.
Trust for London - Lewisham Refugee and Migrant Network
£10,000 29/09/2022
This is a cost of living uplift for grant reference 360G-trustforlondon-MAIN-S2-01.06.2021-9126
AB Charitable Trust - A grant to Lewisham Refugee & Migrant Network
£20,000 23/08/2022
An unrestricted grant of £20,000 (This grant is renewable - year 2 of up to 3 years). Lewisham Refugee and Migrant Network provide a range of activities including information and advice services, a ....more
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to Lewisham Refugee & Migrant Network
£115,600 17/05/2022
36
towards three years' salary of an Access to Healthcare Caseworker at a project providing information and support for refugees and migrants in the London Borough of Lewisham.
London Legal Support Trust - Centres of Excellence 2021
£10,000 14/12/2021
Long term core funding for specialist free legal advice organisations, along with in-kind help and support with ongoing development. Aiming to support a sustainable and robust specialist advice ....more
AB Charitable Trust - A grant to Lewisham Refugee & Migrant Network
£20,000 07/10/2021
An unrestricted grant of £20,000 (This grant is renewable - year 1 of up to 3 years). Lewisham Refugee and Migrant Network provide a range of activities including information and advice services, a ....more
Trust for London - Lewisham Refugee and Migrant Network
£150,000 06/10/2021
36
The funding is for the salary of a senior housing adviser and associated costs to provide strategic legal work to challenge unlawful policy and practice in housing. The adviser will assist clients ....more
The Charity of Sir Richard Whittington - Grant to Lewisham Refugee and Migrant Network (LRMN)
£84,000 06/10/2021
36
In support of core costs.
National Lottery Community Fund - Therapeutic and Leadership for Women survivors of GBV
£10,000 25/06/2021
The funding will be used to provide support services to women who are refugees asylum seekers and migrants and who have suffered from gender-based violence. The project will provide virtual group ....more
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to Lewisham Refugee & Migrant Network
£177,900 09/06/2021
36
towards three years' continuation funding of the running costs of a project providing support for vulnerable women refugees and migrants in the London Borough of Lewisham.
Greater London Authority - Grant to Lewisham Refugee and Migrant Network
£90,000 31/03/2021
Immigration advice for rough sleepers
City Bridge Trust - Grant to Lewisham Refugee and Migrant Network
£8,250 08/12/2020
0
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Recovery grant to Lewisham Refugee and Migrant Network
£50,000 03/12/2020
24
Unrestricted grant over two years towards the core costs of Lewisham Refugee and Migrant Network, awarded under the Foundation's Asylum Seekers and Refugees funding stream. Part of the Covid Recovery ....more
DCMS - DCMS VSCE CMC Covid Funding
£22,500 03/12/2020
The Community Match Challenge is an £85M fund aimed at supporting the Voluntary Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) in their COVID response. Awards were made to philanthropists, foundations and ....more
AB Charitable Trust - A grant to Lewisham Refugee & Migrant Network
£20,000 08/10/2020
An unrestricted grant of £20,000. Lewisham Refugee and Migrant Network provides holistic services for refugees, people seeking asylum and migrants across London.
City Bridge Trust - Grant to Lewisham Refugee and Migrant Network
£35,560 28/09/2020
towards the costs as outlined in your application and in the revised budget received for the salary costs of a full-time Crisis Coordinator for 6 months, provision of data, Wi-Fi and digital support ....more
Barrow Cadbury Trust - COVID-19 - Lewisham Refugee and Migrant Network
£48,284 25/08/2020
6
To provide core support and additional capacity to enable LRMN to meet the increased demand for services
Access to Justice Foundation - Joint Initiative Flexible COVID-19 Grant
£75,000 19/08/2020
A flexible grant as part of wave 1 of the Community Justice Fund. A pooled fund to support the specialist legal welfare advice sector in its response to COVID19
The London Community Foundation - Grant to Lewisham Refugee & Migrant Network
£9,500 01/05/2020
We would like to purchase laptops and mobile phones for our advisers and volunteers who are now working from home.
CAF - Grant to Lewisham Refugee and Migrant Network
£5,000 21/04/2020
3
Grant to Lewisham Refugee and Migrant Network to support the organisation through COVID19
City Bridge Trust - Grant to Lewisham Refugee and Migrant Network
£10,575 09/04/2020
A one-off, unrestricted grant of £10,575, equivalent to one regular quarterly payment for the organisation’s current grant. COVID19
The London Community Foundation - Grant to Lewisham Refugee & Migrant Network
£5,000 06/04/2020
hardship fund for clients who have no recourse to public funds, to buy baby milk, nappies and feminine products, to buy extra food to give away to clients, to pay for hostel/accommodation,
Mercer's Charitable Foundation - COVID19 Rapid Response Fund Grant to Lewisham Refugee and Migrant Network (LRMN)
£3,500 01/04/2020
12
To support the organisation to continue to operate their weekly distribution of food and small amounts of cash to refugees and migrants.
London Catalyst - Lewisham Refugee and Migrant Network (LRMN) - 2
£4,000 06/02/2020
Migrant Hub
City Bridge Trust - Grant to Lewisham Refugee and Migrant Network
£84,600 12/11/2019
24
£84,600 over two further and final years (£42,300x 2) for the salary of a full-time Housing and Welfare manager and towards associated running costs.
The Charity of Sir Richard Whittington - Grant to Lewisham Refugee and Migrant Network (LRMN)
£70,000 08/10/2019
24
Core costs of a charity that supports refugees, migrants and asylum seekers.
National Lottery Community Fund - Engaging Migrant Women in Employment
£9,997 27/06/2019
12
The funding will be used to deliver employability workshops to women who are survivors of domestic abuse. The project aims to equip participants with the skills to gain employment and be ....more
AB Charitable Trust - A grant to Lewisham Refugee & Migrant Network
£20,000 25/04/2019
A restricted grant of £20,000 towards the Careers and Employment Advisor. Lewisham Refugee & Migrant Network provides services for refugee, asylum seeker and migrant communities including ....more
Greater London Authority - Young Londoners Fund
£149,109 01/01/2019
Refugee, asylum seeking and migrant children and young people will be provided legal and practical advice and support to claim asylum/regularise immigration, access accommodation, volunteering and/or ....more
AB Charitable Trust - A grant to Lewisham Refugee & Migrant Network
£15,000 24/04/2018
£15,000 towards costs of the Training and Employment programme. Lewisham Refugee & Migrant Network provides services for refugee, asylum seeker and migrant communities including immigration ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Women Together
£317,268 21/03/2018
36
This project supports women survivors of gender based violence. It will provide counselling and offer a weekly women’s group with activities including yoga, arts and crafts, sewing and knitting, ....more
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to Lewisham Refugee & Migrant Network
£60,000 07/12/2017
36
towards three years' running costs of a project providing support for vulnerable women refugees and migrants in the London Borough of Lewisham
AB Charitable Trust - supporting refugees, asylum seekers and migrants to improve their lives.
£10,000 25/10/2016
£10,000 towards the salary of a worker to help clients to improve skills and gain employment
City Bridge Trust - Grant to Lewisham Refugee and Migrant Network
£120,000 14/07/2016
36
£120,000 over three years (£39,100; £39,900; £41,000) for the salary of a full-time Housing Law Advisor and associated running costs.
The Rayne Foundation - Grant to Lewisham Refugee and Migrant Network
£20,000 09/06/2016
24
Towards the salary of an Employment Support Worker to help refugees and migrants entering the job market.
National Lottery Community Fund - Immigration and Welfare
£310,083 01/06/2016
59
The project will expand across Lewisham, Greenwich, Bexley, Bromley and Southwark providing advice and support for people of all nationalities seeking asylum. They will also implement a training ....more
AB Charitable Trust - Support for Young Refugee and Migrant Carers
£10,000 21/10/2014
£10,000 towards supporting young refugee and migrant carers
National Lottery Community Fund - Women's Project
£201,555 23/09/2014
36
Not Available
Tudor Trust - Grant to Lewisham Refugee and Migrant Network
£60,000 31/03/2014
36
over three years towards the running costs of a project supporting refugees and asylum-seeking women, particularly where they have experienced gender-based violence
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to Lewisham Refugee and Migrant Network
£33,600 29/01/2014
Based in Lewisham, the charity supports refugee and migrant communities through a range of issues. The funding will support their Because We Care project and will support young cares at risk of ....more
AB Charitable Trust - Linking Communities Together
£7,500 23/04/2013
£7,500 towards a project to support young refugees
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to Lewisham Refugee & Migrant Network
£120,000 13/06/2012
36
towards three years' continuation funding of the salary of an Integration and Enrichment Officer and associated running costs of a project that provides support services to refugees and migrants in ....more
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (9)
Current Trustees appointed

Age Range of Trustees: 36-69
  • JOAN NCHE Appointed: 2024, Occupation: Teaching Assistant
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 14/10/1996, number: 1058631
  • Registered at Companies House on 20/09/1996, number: 03252691
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Bullying and harassment policy and procedures
  • Campaigns and political activity 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
  • 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: 55 days late, AR06: 94 days late, AR04: 66 days late,
Main office

Sayes Court
341 EVELYN STREET
LONDON
SE8 5QX

Objectives

TO RELIEVE THE POVERTY OF REFUGEES.TO ADVANCE THE EDUCATION OF REFUGEES.TO EDUCATE THE GENERAL PUBLIC OF THE RIGHTS AND NEEDS OF REFUGEES

Defined Area of Benefit:

NOT DEFINED - IN PRACTICE,LEWISHAM AND NEIGHBOURING BOROUGHS

Data Sources

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