Finance Score: 5
Governance Score: 6
Support Score: 11
  • Strong growth: +2
  • Fundraising costs low: +3
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +11
Overall GiG Score: 22 ?

LGBT FOUNDATION LTD 

LGBT Foundation is a vibrant charity based in Manchester providing a wide range of services to over 40,000 lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people each year. We believe in a fair and equal society where all LGBT people can achieve their full potential.
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 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£4,509£4,396£112£91£1,699£1,6994.693240
31/03/22£4,109£3,417£693£68£1,587£1,5875.677288
31/03/21£3,073£2,721£352£50£894£8943.963280
31/03/20£2,699£2,694£5£50£543£5432.459234
31/03/19£2,114£2,112£2£51£538£5383.145260
31/03/18£2,183£2,171£11£47£536£5363440
31/03/17£2,096£1,956£140£49£524£5243.2400
31/03/16£1,936£1,837£99£41£384£3842.5380
31/03/15£1,885£1,883£2£97£285£2791.8370
31/03/14£2,034£2,144£-110£109£283£2211.2420
31/03/13£1,937£1,837£100£79£393£3932.6350
31/03/12£1,859£1,757£103£56£293£2932340
31/03/11£2,027£2,028£-1£105£190£1901.1350
31/03/10£1,724£1,672£52£161£218£2181.6350
31/03/09£1,427£1,419£8£187£166£1661.4310
31/03/08£1,305£1,321£-16£164£158£1511.4230
31/03/07£1,345£1,370£-25£275£174£990.9220
31/03/06*£1,136£1,015£121£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/05*£939£912£27£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/04*£1,006£1,030£-23£0£0£0n/a00

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 2.2%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 2.1%
Senior Staff Costs/Total Spending: 5%
Highest pay band: £90,000-£100,000
Liabilities/Assets: 39%
Liabilities/Income: 24%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 100%
Reserves/Spending: 4.6 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 5 months
Quick Ratio: 2
Asset Split ?
Established: 26 years

www.lgbt.foundation

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UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Economic/Community Development/Employment
  • Education/Training
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
GiG Classification
  • Support for specific genders
How it operates
  • Acts as an umbrella or resource body
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides services
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
Where it operates
  • Throughout England,
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
National Lottery Community Fund£608,450
Department of Health£214,114
Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government£140,000
John Ellerman Foundation£95,790
DCMS£48,388
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Cheshire Community Foundation - LGBT Foundation Women's Programme
£39,978 11/01/2023
Supporting the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans and queer (LGBTQ+) people. Grant will support the continued delivery of our Women's Programme events, as well as the launch of a new social ....more
Cabinet Office - GRANT TO SUPPORT VETERANS ENGAGE WITH THE LGBT VETERANS INDEPENDENT REVIEW
£15,000 03/10/2022
To provide pastoral care to help veterans engage the LGBT Veterans Independent Review, and submit a final report by 31 March 2023
10GM - Home from Hospital Targeted Investment Fund
£19,752 27/09/2022
To enhance and upscale the following existing services: Helpline, Substance Misuse Recovery Programme, and Rainbow Buddies Befriending Scheme. This will facilitate recovery and reduce isolation, thus ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - National Network of LGBTQ+ Helplines
£50,000 31/03/2022
The project is using funding to progress a national network of LGBTQ+ helpline providers to build resilience and reduce the adverse impacts of Covid-19 on LGBTQ+ communities throughout the UK. The ....more
MACC - LGBT Foundation
£280 03/03/2022
To help vulnerable people and families cover the cost of essentials with a one-off gift payment of either £100 (for households/families with dependent children aged under 19) or £70 (for ....more
Comic Relief - LGBT Foundation - Domestic Abuse Support
£21,419 08/09/2021
6
Since the start of the COVID pandemic, LGBT Foundation have been a remote service delivery organisation, moving provision online to continue supporting lesbian, gay, bisexual & trans service ....more
Sport England - TGC CF Dance Out!
£4,860 23/07/2021
11
The project will deliver twice monthly dance sessions to lesbian, bisexual and trans women.
Department of Health - Health and Wellbeing Alliance 21/22 to 23/24 LGBT Foundation
£94,154 01/07/2021
Through the HW Alliance, policy teams can work collaboratively with the voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations, accessing the sectors expertise and connecting policy leads ....more
Manchester City Council - Covid Impact Fund 2021 grant to LGBT Foundation
£5,660 01/04/2021
to sustain their telephone befriending service Rainbow Brew Buddies. Priority groups: LGBTQ+
Ministry of Defence - Covenant Fund
£35,000 12/02/2021
Address social isolation by targeting specific groups within the Armed Forces community who are traditionally harder to reach.
National Lottery Community Fund - Safeguarding Wellbeing Insight & Performance
£499,787 11/12/2020
35
The Greater Manchester based organisation aims to provide information and support to members of the LGBT community. Funding for the group will enable the organisation to meet the current demand for ....more
Cheshire Community Foundation - Groups & Workshops for LGBT Women
£4,400 04/11/2020
LGBT Foundation believes in a fair & equal society where all LGBT people can achieve their full potential. This grant will enable them to run monthly events and workshops for lesbian and bisexual ....more
John Ellerman Foundation - Towards project costs related to their policy and influencing work in relation to health ineqalities faced by members of the LGBT community.
£95,790 24/09/2020
24
Towards project costs related to their policy and influencing work in relation to health ineqalities faced by members of the LGBT community.
DCMS - Coronavirus Community Support Fund
£48,388 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
Department of Health - LGBT Foundation
£40,000 28/08/2020
Grant funding to members of the Health and Wellbeing Alliance for priority project work in support of DHSC, NHS England and Improvement and PHE strategic priorities.
City Bridge Trust - Grant to LGBT Foundation
£5,380 01/06/2020
£5,380 to fund the essential and urgent costs outlined in the appliciation, so that the organisation can carry on providing support to Londoners.
National Lottery Community Fund - LGBT Foundation Covid-19 Response
£58,663 26/05/2020
12
The LGBT Foundation is a national registered charity that delivers advice support and information services to the LGBTQ+ communities. The organisation offers online workshops talking therapies via ....more
Department of Health - The National LGBT Partnerhip (Supplier: The National LGBT Foundation)
£79,960 28/04/2020
See HWA summary:Working with the VCSE sector - encourange two way flow of information and inteliigence betweeen the Sector and the System.
Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government - COMMUNITY HOUSING FUND
£140,000 01/04/2020
To support an increase in housing supply in England by the community-led housing
Trust for London - LGBT Foundation
£7,500 26/02/2020
12
This funding is for the commissioning of consultancy to review London's current LGBT sector infrastructure, and weaknesses and gaps. Building on insight from the Trust For London funded 'Still Out ....more
Manchester City Council - Grant to The Lesbian & Gay Foundation
£22,708 01/04/2019
Grant contribution to enable delivery of the organisations aims and objectives
Manchester City Council - Grant to The Lesbian & Gay Foundation
£22,708 01/04/2019
Grant to support Domestic Abuse Services
Manchester City Council - Grant to The Lesbian & Gay Foundation
£22,708 01/04/2019
Grant to support Domestic Abuse Services
Manchester City Council - Grant to The Lesbian & Gay Foundation
£22,708 01/04/2019
Grant to support Domestic Abuse Services
Department of Health - Health and Wellbeing Alliance-LGBT Foundation
£60,000 01/04/2019
The Health & Wellbeing Alliance consists of 21 organisations from the Voluntary Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector. These organisations engage in intensive co-production with system ....more
Department of Health - Health and Wellbeing Alliance T1- LGB&T Partnership
£64,900 01/04/2019
The Health & Wellbeing Alliance consists of 21 organisations from the Voluntary Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector. These organisations engage in intensive co-production with system ....more
LGBT Consortium - Grant to LGBT foundation
£9,958 09/03/2019
To launch of the Men’s Programme, a tailored programme of support for gay, bisexual, and trans men
Manchester City Council - Grant to The Lesbian & Gay Foundation
£5,793 28/02/2019
Grant towards project delivery and activity of the Oxford Road Corridor NTE Service
Manchester City Council - Grant to The Lesbian & Gay Foundation
£31,456 05/02/2019
Grant For Domestic Abuse Services
Department of Health - Health and Wellbeing Alliance-LGBT Foundation
£60,000 01/04/2018
The Health & Wellbeing Alliance consists of 21 organisations from the Voluntary Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector. These organisations engage in intensive co-production with system ....more
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to LGBT Foundation
£83,000 07/09/2017
36
towards three years' continuation funding of the running costs of a pop-in support and counselling service for LGBTQ people in Greater Manchester
The Clothworkers Foundation - Grant to LGBT Foundation
£15,000 28/04/2017
Building refurbishment for a charity which works with the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community in Manchester
Department of Health - HWA T2 LGBT Foundation
£26,829 01/04/2017
A toolkit for public health nurses to reduce inequalities of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) individuals
Department of Health - National LGBT Partnership
£44,366 01/04/2017
To support the implementation of the new sexual orientation monitoring (SOM) information standard across the NHS and in Local Authorities with responsibility for adult social care.
Department of Health - LGBT Foundation
£59,540 01/04/2017
Health and Wellbeing Alliance
Department of Health - National LGBT Partnership
£69,480 01/04/2017
This work will focus on evidence-based opportunities in promoting the health and wellbeing of gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men evidence and action plan (PHE, 2014), and the pending ....more
National Lottery Heritage Fund - Grant to LGBT Foundation
£54,800 09/03/2017
Pride! Prevention! Protection! 30 years of safer sex
National Lottery Community Fund - Lesbian & Bisexual Well Women PLUS project: Improving Reach
£386,885 25/01/2017
36
This group offers a range of services to lesbian and bisexual women living in and around Manchester. The project will have a focus on supporting lesbian and bisexual women who are typically difficult ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - #equalitywins: Celebrating the LGBT Community
£10,000 05/12/2016
12
The organisation will use the funding to hold a celebratory event to coincide with the Manchester Pride festival. This will enable the organisation to open its community café to members of the ....more
Lankelly Chase Foundation - Grant to LGBT Foundation
£133,978 25/11/2015
19
To research what constitutes severe and multiple disadvantage for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) people; and to use this developing evidence to drive more inclusive design and delivery of ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Transforming the Health and Inclusion of Trans People
£499,305 17/06/2015
48
This is a new project which will targeted support to trans people to access services, address issues and improve emotional and mental well-being at a time of transition. Activities will include ....more
One Manchester - Tea dance to combat solcial isolation among LGBTcommunity
£300 08/06/2015
Host six tea dances to combat social isolation among the LGBT community and offer something alternative to the usual gay scene.
MACC - Befriending and group work supporting older lesbian
£32,378 05/12/2014
gay and bisexual people
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to Lesbian and Gay Foundation
£73,600 11/09/2014
36
towards three years' continuation funding of the salary of the Mental Health Co-ordinator and Director of Organisational Development at a charity providing support services for LGB people in the ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Well women: Improving health wellbeing participation of lesbian + bisexual
£299,742 15/08/2012
48
This project will improve the health and wellbeing of lesbian and bisexual (LB) women and support them to better engage and participate in their communities. Due to a fear of experiencing prejudice ....more
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to Lesbian and Gay Foundation
£59,300 29/09/2011
the salary and on costs of the Wellbeing Officer including recruitment and overheads
National Lottery Community Fund - LGF Direct - supporting the needs of lesbian, gay and bisexual people
£483,110 10/03/2010
60
This expansion of an existing project will support lesbian gay and bisexual (LBG) people in Greater Manchester by encouraging active community participation through a new programme of volunteering ....more
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (12)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split
Based on 10/12 persons

Age Range of Trustees: 22-59
  • IAN AMBROSE Appointed: 2023, Occupation: Local Government Officer
  • JAX EFFIONG (Chair) Appointed: 2019, Occupation: Equality, Diversity And Inclusion Manager Gmca
  • LOIC LAUDE Appointed: 2023, Occupation: Senior Manager - Competition Policy
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 07/08/1998, number: 1070904
  • Registered at Companies House on 01/12/1997, number: 03476576
Gift Aid
  • 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
  • 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; AR06: 2 days late, AR05: 2 days late, AR04: 1 days late,
Main office

LGBT Foundation
2nd Floor
Fairbairn House
72 Sackville Street
Manchester
M1 3NJ

Objectives

To preserve and promote the good health and well-being, and in particular the physical, sexual and mental health of: (a) persons who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans or non-binary;(b) persons in doubt of their sexual orientation or gender identity;(c) persons diagnosed with HIV and related illnesses; and(d) any persons who may be affected or involved with any of the above, particularly partners and families,anywhere in the world, and to provide relief for such people in need thereof, at times of mental and emotional stress.

Defined Area of Benefit:

NOT DEFINED

Data Sources

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