Finance Score: 5
Governance Score: 3
Support Score: 8
  • Strong growth: +2
  • Fundraising costs low: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +8
Overall GiG Score: 16 ?

SAFER MERTHYR TYDFIL LIMITED 

Safer Merthyr Tydfil is based in the County Borough of Merthyr Tydfil. The charity has the general aim of enhancing the quality of life of the people of Merthyr Tydfil, and elsewhere in Wales, by working to reduce crime and the fear of crime. The charity achieves its aims and objectives through project development and delivery of its key programmes of work (please refer to Trustees Report).
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • 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 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 gender
  • This charity is based in an area of high deprivation

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • This charity is not recognised by HMRC for Gift Aid according to its latest published return
Established: 27 years

www.smt.org.uk

nm@smt.org.uk

01685353999

Charity Commission for England and WalesCompanies HouseX
UN SDGs
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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£2,417£2,127£290£3£1,195£5753.25425
31/03/22£2,023£1,857£166£3£905£4773.14745
31/03/21£1,790£1,658£132£3£739£3922.84220
31/03/20£1,287£1,225£63£3£607£3183.13218
31/03/19£1,060£1,025£34£3£544£2813.32620
31/03/18£1,047£1,011£36£3£510£2192.6310
31/03/17£932£893£39£3£474£1982.7280
31/03/16£587£530£56£2£436£1733.9190
31/03/15£582£610£-28£10£567£1733.4200
31/03/14£527£550£-23£10£595£1934.2210
31/03/13£553£604£-51£9£618£1973.9220
31/03/12£587£563£24£9£670£1894190
31/03/11£1,138£835£303£21£645£1622.3280
31/03/10£754£707£47£24£342£1632.8180
31/03/09£641£676£-35£30£295£1582.8220
31/03/08£859£836£24£22£329£1782.6290
31/03/07£977£1,145£-168£40£306£1741.8420
31/03/06£1,166£979£187£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/05£930£878£52£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/04£941£894£47£0£0£0n/a00

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 0.1%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 0.1%
Highest pay band: Less than £60,000
Liabilities/Assets: 19%
Liabilities/Income: 12%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 48%
Reserves/Spending: 3.2 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 6 months
Quick Ratio: 2.4
Asset Split ?
What it does
  • Economic/Community Development/Employment
  • Education/Training
  • Other Charitable Purposes
Who works here?
  • 54 employees
  • 25 volunteers
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Elderly/Old People
  • People Of A Particular Ethnic Or Racial Origin
  • People With Disabilities
  • The General Public/Mankind
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Throughout Wales,
  • This charity is based in an area of high deprivation

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.

Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Masonic Trust - MCF Large Grant
£59,984 16/11/2022
To support the Comets & Rockets programme of peer groups and Play Therapy sessions for CYP aged 3-15 years who have witnessed and directly experienced domestic abuse and violence.
The Leathersellers' Company Charitable Fund - Grant to Safer Merthyr Tydfil
£7,500 06/05/2022
Jubilee Grant Restricted Project Funding
The Leathersellers' Company Charitable Fund - Grant to Safer Merthyr Tydfil
£60,000 22/07/2021
48
Main Grant unrestricted core costs
National Lottery Community Fund - Re-Connect 50+
£9,959 18/03/2019
12
Project Summary :_x000D_ Safer Merthyr Tydfil Limited will support older people who are feeling lonely, isolated or marginalised, to reconnect with their community through volunteering._x000D_ What ....more
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to Safer Merthyr Tydfil
£175,300 13/03/2019
36
towards three years' running costs of a project in South Wales providing play therapy and group sessions for children who have witnessed or experienced domestic abuse
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to Safer Merthyr Tydfil Limited
£73,668 11/01/2019
36
The charity focuses on helping the community by reducing crime. The grant will fund the salary of the Deputy Chief Executive Officer and the Domestic Abuse Support Assistant, enabling the charity to ....more
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to Safer Merthyr Tydfil Limited
£73,668 16/03/2016
36
The charity focuses on helping the community by reducing crime. The grant will fund the salary of the Deputy Chief Executive Officer and the Domestic Abuse Support Assistant, enabling the charity to ....more
Comic Relief - CREA8 (Confidence, Respect, Equality, Aspirations)
£107,595 16/03/2016
36
Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary report that England and Wales are on the verge of being overwhelmed by staggering increases in reports of domestic abuse. Recorded cases rose 31% between ....more
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (7)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Age Range of Trustees: 50-76
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 29/04/1997, number: 1062150
  • Registered at Companies House on 29/04/1997, number: 03361902
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
  • 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; all on time
Main office

Safer Merthyr Tydfil
89-90 Pontmorlais
Merthyr Tydfil
CF47 8UH

Objectives

TO BENEFIT THE PEOPLE OF THE COUNTY BOROUGH OF MERTHYR TYDFIL AND ELSEWHERE IN WALES BY:A) PROMOTING FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT, IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE POLICE, THE PROTECTION OF PROPERTY, OR PEOPLE AND PROPERTY, AND THE PREVENTION OF CRIMINAL ACTS;B) ADVANCING THE EDUCATION OF THE PUBLIC IN CRIME PREVENTION;C) PROVIDING RECREATIONAL FACILITIES IN THE INTERESTS OF SOCIAL WELFARE FOR YOUNG PERSONS WITH THE OBJECTIVE OF IMPROVING THEIR CONDITIONS OF LIFE.

Defined Area of Benefit:

MERTHYR TYDFIL AND ELSEWHERE IN WALES

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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