Overall Score: 13 based on 18 data points
Finance: -3
Governance: 6
Support: 10
Volatile income: -3,
Good trustee age range: +3, Dynamic board: +3,
Supporters: +10

R.I.S.E. (REFUGE, INFORMATION, SUPPORT AND EDUCATION) 

Provision of services to Women, Children and Young People and LGBTQI people who are affected by Domestic Violence to include advice, emotional and therapeutic support and residential services. Education and training provision for awareness and prevention of domestic abuse.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • 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
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of age and dynamic in terms of composition

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • Over half the Board have joined recently

Financial issues to consider:

  • Income has been volatile recently
Established: 26 years

www.riseuk.org.uk

finance@riseuk.org.uk

01273 622828

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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
31/03/22£1,147£1,038£108£113£837£4585.33537
31/03/21£3,139£2,853£286£116£729£48326792
31/03/20£2,563£2,749£-186£151£443£1810.868108
31/03/19£2,600£2,728£-128£189£629£2531.16872
31/03/18£2,514£2,475£38£199£757£4502.26335
31/03/17£2,173£2,239£-66£117£719£5272.8590
31/03/16£2,010£1,957£53£156£785£5033.1580
31/03/15£1,829£1,644£184£164£739£4273.1550
31/03/14£1,581£1,567£14£113£555£3933410
31/03/13£1,560£1,454£105£83£541£2712.2580
31/03/12£1,489£1,374£115£111£436£1551.4540
31/03/11£1,215£1,226£-11£68£321£1341.3380
31/03/10£1,213£1,299£-87£67£331£1091470
31/03/09£1,434£1,377£57£119£415£1741.5490
31/03/08£1,258£1,141£117£46£359£2342.5430
31/03/07£1,111£1,067£44£58£241£0n/a370
31/03/06£997£942£55n/an/an/an/an/a0
31/03/05£837£816£20n/an/an/an/an/a0
31/03/04£623£621£2n/an/an/an/an/a0

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 10.3%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 10.9%
Liabilities/Assets: 8%
Liabilities/Income: 7%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 69%
Reserves/Spending: 5.2884172252453 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 10 months
Quick Ratio: 11.4
Asset Split ?
What it does
  • Accommodation/Housing
  • Education/Training
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
Who works here?
  • 35 employees
  • 37 volunteers
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Other Defined Groups
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides human resources
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • East Sussex, West Sussex,

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 National Lottery Community Fund£792,839
DCMS£133,407
BBC Children in Need£79,967
Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities£68,328
Sussex Community Foundation£54,971
Rosa UK£49,081
Youth Music£26,784
Charles Hayward Foundation£25,000

Specific Donations

Amount When
Months
To be used for
Charles Hayward Foundation
£25,000 22/12/2021
Salary of a Specialist Family and Civil Courts Advocate
BBC Children in Need
£79,967 10/08/2021
This project will deliver support groups to children and young people affected by domestic abuse in Brighton & Hove. The activities will result in increased safety from harm, improved family ....more
Rosa UK
£49,081 12/07/2021
£49,081 has been awarded to RISE to fund a Black and Minoritised Wellbeing Practitioner to disseminate skills and knowledge to survivors of DA and create a supportive and healing environment and ....more
The National Lottery Community Fund
£792,839 23/03/2021
36
The funding will help to mobilise the voices skills actions and networks of women survivors and others in communities to galvanise positive change around the issue of violence against women and girls ....more
DCMS
£99,243 11/08/2020
"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
Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government
£34,164 05/06/2020
Organisations providing services and support for vulnerable people, for which there will be increased demand as a result of the COVID-19 crisis
DCMS
£34,164 05/06/2020
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
Sussex Community Foundation
£5,000 21/04/2020
RISE provides crisis Refuge for up to fifteen families and a complex needs dispersed Refuge. They have a helpline, support groups, counselling, and therapy for 3000+ adult and child domestic abuse ....more
Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities
£34,164 01/04/2020
A further 25 charities will receive a share of 1 million boost as part of the governments 10 million emergency fund.
Youth Music
£26,784 06/03/2020
Music Therapy Project
Sussex Community Foundation
£49,971 27/02/2019
23
Funding was provided towards staff costs.
Garfield Weston Foundation
£30,000 13/06/2018
Central Core Costs
BBC Children in Need
£121,446 09/02/2017
36
This project will deliver specialist support to children and young people affected by domestic violence. They will experience improved safety and reduced risk of harm, improved family relationships ....more
The National Lottery Community Fund
£740,036 22/03/2016
48
Female survivors of domestic and sexual abuse will be provided with help from short-term crisis support through to longer-term guidance. RISE has seen an increase in clients and anticipates it will ....more
Comic Relief
£123,240 30/09/2015
36
64% of women who have been abused have post-traumatic stress disorder. This affects their ability to engage with support services, follow safety plans, or to cope with everyday life. This grant will ....more
The Henry Smith Charity
£72,400 13/03/2014
towards two years' salary of a Helpline Worker at a project in East Sussex that provides support to people affected by Domestic Violence
The National Lottery Community Fund
£356,702 12/07/2012
36
This is a continuation and expansion of an existing project by RISE, providing outreach services across Brighton and Hove to ensure isolated and hard to reach women, children, young people and ....more
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (11)
Current Trustees appointed

Age Range of Trustees: 29-61
  • DANI AHRENS
    Appointed: 2022, Occupation: Resource Centre Worker
  • HELEN CARR
    Appointed: 2022, Occupation: Trade Union Official
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 17/11/1997, number: 1065846
  • Registered at Companies House on 26/08/1997, number: 03425008
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Complaints handling
  • Conflicting interests
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Volunteer management
Main office

RISE
Community Base
113 Queens Road
Brighton
BN1 3XG

Objectives

THE CHARITY’S OBJECTS ARE SPECIFICALLY RESTRICTED TO: RELIEVE THE POVERTY, SICKNESS, DISTRESS AND SUFFERING EXPERIENCED BY THOSE WHO ARE ABUSED, AND SURVIVORS OF ABUSE AND VIOLENCE AND IN PARTICULAR WOMEN, LGBT, CHILDREN, YOUNG PEOPLE AND FAMILIES WHO HAVE BEEN IMPACTED BY DOMESTIC AND SEXUAL ABUSE AND VIOLENCE.

Defined Area of Benefit: NOT DEFINED

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
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