Finance Score: 8
Governance Score: 3
Support Score: 7
  • Liabilities <10%: +3
  • Strong growth: +2
  • Fundraising costs low: +3
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Grant maker support: +7
Overall GiG Score: 18 ?

FALKLANDS CONSERVATION 

Falklands Conservation protects the wildlife of the Falkland Islands which is its area of operation. Among other things it undertakes scientific research, owns nature reserves, improves native habitats, advises the Falkland Islands Government on environmental issues, produces publications on the Islands' wildlife and runs a nature club for young Islanders.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has a robust balance sheet
  • 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

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
30/06/23£1,775£1,314£461£25£2,306£8647.9141
30/06/22£1,154£1,020£134£25£1,846£6828150
30/06/21£749£732£17£25£1,719£5849.6150
30/06/20£708£579£129£3£1,443£53111110
30/06/19£1,036£614£422£58£1,318£4729.2101
30/06/18£569£514£55£41£897£50111.790
30/06/17£628£469£159£40£842£49512.790
30/06/16£602£500£102£47£666£4069.7110
30/06/15£540£609£-69£73£563£4068140
30/06/14£539£482£57£63£626£3909.7120
30/06/13£492£440£52£0£0£0n/a00
30/06/12£384£383£1£0£0£0n/a00
30/06/11£388£407£-20£0£0£0n/a00
30/06/10£433£401£32£0£0£0n/a00
30/06/09£353£365£-12£0£0£0n/a00
30/06/08£401£371£30£0£0£0n/a00
30/06/07£452£441£11£0£0£0n/a00
30/06/06£440£457£-16£0£0£0n/a00
30/06/05£458£459£-1£0£0£0n/a00
30/06/04£464£467£-4£0£0£0n/a00

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 1.7%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 1.9%
Highest pay band: Less than £60,000
Liabilities/Assets: 5%
Liabilities/Income: 7%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 37%
Reserves/Spending: 7.9 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 8 months
Quick Ratio: 7.9
Asset Split ?
Established: 25 years

www.falklandsconservation.com

UKAdmin@conservation.org.fk

07519885443

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UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Animals
  • Arts/Culture/Heritage/Science
  • Education/Training
  • Environment/Conservation/Heritage
GiG Classification
  • Land or water management
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides services
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
Where it operates
  • Falkland Islands,
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • The General Public/Mankind

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
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs - Falkland Islands Flux Towers
£581,249 01/02/2023
This will deliver scientifically robust data to improve our understanding of Falkland peatland GHG emissions and reporting into the GHG Inventory. It will also establish accurate carbon sequestration ....more
John Ellerman Foundation - Desktop plant studies, site -visits, leasehold/protected area discussions for Hornby and Hill Cove Mountains. Vast majority to compensation to landowner.
£121,100 25/10/2022
Desktop plant studies, site -visits, leasehold/protected area discussions for Hornby and Hill Cove Mountains. Vast majority to compensation to landowner.
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs - DPLUS169 New Island: completing preparatory steps for restoration against invasive mammals
£115,970 01/05/2022
Projects that aim to protect the unique biodiversity and improve resilience to climate change within the UK Overseas Territories
John Ellerman Foundation - Land purchase
£120,000 15/12/2021
12
Land purchase
John Ellerman Foundation - core costs
£106,050 25/11/2021
36
core costs
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs - DPLUS126: Advancing Falklands and region scale management of globally important whale populations
£199,401 27/10/2021
Recovering populations of southern right whales and endangered sei whales occur around the Falklands.Informed management decisions are hindered by lack of knowledge of their local and region-wide ....more
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs - DPLUS115- Unlocking Falkland Islands Marine Management: Key Biodiversity Areas for seabirds
£70,130 01/04/2020
This project will identify the first globally-recognised marine ‘Key Biodiversity Areas’ (KBAs) for seabirds (assessing 33 species) in the Falklands to inform the current MMA process and future ....more
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs - DPLUS110- Recognise, protect, restore: driving sound stewardship of Falklands peat wetlands
£67,184 01/04/2020
Covering over a quarter of the Falklands’ land-area, peat-wetland is highly significant for carbon storage, ecosystem function, and the important habitats, fauna and flora it supports. Habitat and ....more
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs - DPLUS082:Conserving Falklands' whale populations: addressing data deficiencies for informed management
£85,300 01/04/2020
Anecdotal increases in endangered sei and fin whales have been reported in Falklands' coastal waters. Key Biodiversity Areas (KBAs) are internationally-important sites for global biodiversity. ....more
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs - Conserving Falklands' whale populations: addressing data deficiencies for informed management
£105,014 01/04/2019
Anecdotal increases in endangered sei and fin whales have been reported in Falklands' coastal waters. Key Biodiversity Areas (KBAs) are internationally-important sites for global biodiversity. ....more
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs - Conserving Falklands' whale populations: addressing data deficiencies for informed management
£99,517 02/04/2018
Anecdotal increases in endangered sei and fin whales have been reported in Falklands' coastal waters. Key Biodiversity Areas (KBAs) are internationally-important sites for global biodiversity. ....more
John Ellerman Foundation - Conservation of tussac grass areas on Falkland coastal areas
£126,000 24/11/2016
36
Towards the salary of a Habitat Officer, to continue their conservation work with local and international partners across the Falkland Islands.
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (11)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Age Range of Trustees: 22-77
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 05/02/1999, number: 1073859
  • Registered at Companies House on 04/11/1998, number: 03661322
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Bullying and harassment policy and procedures
  • 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
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding policy and procedures
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Serious incident reporting policy and procedures
  • Trustee conflicts of interest policy and procedures
  • Trustee expenses policy and procedures
Filing Record
20 returns made; all on time
Recent reorganisation events:
  • Asset transfer in from THE NEW ISLAND CONSERVATION TRUST on 20/04/2021
Main office

THE LODGE
SANDY
BEDFORDSHIRE
SG19 2DL

Objectives

A) TO UNDERTAKE SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH IN THE WILDLIFE AND ENVIRONMENT OF THE FALKLAND ISLANDS INCLUDING NEW ISLAND AND THEIR SURROUNDING SEAS AND TO PUBLISH THE RESULTS OF SUCH RESEARCH; B) TO CONSERVE THE WILDLIFE AND ENVIRONMENT OF THE FALKLAND ISLANDS INCLUDING NEW ISLAND AND ITS SURROUNDING SEAS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PUBLIC. C) TO EDUCATE THE PUBLIC IN THE PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE OF NATURE CONSERVATION. D) TO PROTECT AND PRESERVE THE CULTURAL AND HISTORIC HERITAGE OF THE FALKLAND ISLANDS INCLUDING NEW ISLAND. E) TO CARRY OUT ANY OTHER CHARITABLE ACTIVITY

Defined Area of Benefit:

FALKLAND ISLANDS AND SURROUNDING SEAS

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
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