Finance Score: 0
Governance Score: 6
Support Score: 8
  • Good reserves management: +3
  • Accounts filed more than 5 days late: -2 times
  • Reasonable growth: +1
  • Deficit latest year: -2
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Large volunteers +3
  • Grant maker support: +5
Overall GiG Score: 14 ?

KIDS OUT UK 

KidsOut brings fun and happiness into the lives of disadvantaged children. KidsOut is a charity based on action rather than words, making a real difference to lives of disadvantaged young people. Through our amazing work we give them positive experiences to support them becoming future members of our society and workforce.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has been successful in attracting volunteers relative to its size
  • The charity has received backing from several prominent grant makers recently
  • Reserves management has been consistently within official guidelines
  • There has been reasonable growth in spending over the last 3 years relative to the previous period
  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years
  • 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:

  • Accounts have been filed late on 2 occasions over the last 5 years and the current period appears to have been extended
  • Income was lower than spending in the latest year

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£4,125£4,645£-520£550£3,984£1,4103.6131,376
30/06/22*£4,879£4,381£498£482£4,504£1,7524.811500
30/06/21£3,539£2,577£963£102£3,705£1,71581220
30/06/20£3,768£2,699£1,069£266£2,571£905416100
30/06/19*£3,387£3,307£79£574£1,814£1,0833.91230
30/06/18£3,313£3,166£147£506£1,734£1,1434.3110
30/06/17£2,552£2,438£113£432£1,543£1,0515.2100
30/06/16£2,450£1,932£518£168£1,474£1,1577.280
30/06/15£2,036£1,809£227£222£956£9256.190
30/06/14£1,612£1,581£31£201£729£7135.490
30/06/13£791£730£61£275£698£6661180
30/06/12£772£637£135£237£637£57510.880
30/06/11£646£582£64£275£502£4519.380
30/06/10£582£564£18£161£438£4389.380
30/06/09£737£717£20£175£420£3976.6110
30/06/08£1,306£1,091£216£210£400£3383.7130
30/06/07£757£932£-175£336£185£1511.9130
30/06/06£586£906£-320£0£0£0n/a00
30/06/05£640£755£-115£0£0£0n/a00
30/06/04£744£470£274£0£0£0n/a00

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 16%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 11.8%
Senior Staff Costs/Total Spending: 5%
Highest pay band: £150,000-£200,000
Liabilities/Assets: 8%
Liabilities/Income: 9%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 35%
Reserves/Spending: 3.6 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 9 months
Quick Ratio: 4.9
Asset Split ?
Established: 25 years

kidsout.org.uk

info@kidsout.org.uk

01525385252

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UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Amateur Sport
  • Disability
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
GiG Classification
  • Legal & financial advice
How it operates
  • Provides human resources
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Northern Ireland, Scotland, Throughout England And Wales,
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies
  • People Of A Particular Ethnic Or Racial Origin
  • 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
Home Office£373,625
City Bridge Trust£10,000
National Lottery Community Fund£9,300
Bedfordshire and Luton Community Foundation£4,300
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Quartet Community Foundation - Grant to KidsOut
£250 15/09/2022
As requested by the donor towards positive experiences for disadvantaged children and young people.
Quartet Community Foundation - Grant to KidsOut
£500 23/02/2021
As requested by the donor towards positive experiences for disadvantaged children and young people.
Co-Operative Group - Grant to KidsOut
£3,820 24/10/2020
Our Bedfordshire and Luton fun days, enhance the social inclusion of the region’s most disadvantaged children in their local communities.
Home Office - Covid-19 Support for Domestic Abuse Charities
£130,000 06/07/2020
Organisations providing services and support for vulnerable people, for which there will be increased demand as a result of the COVID-19 crisis
City Bridge Trust - Grant to KidsOut
£10,000 15/05/2020
A grant of £10,000 to fund the essential and urgent costs outlined in the application, so that the organisation can carry on providing support to Londoners.
Cambridgeshire Community Foundation - Grant to KidsOut
£750 12/05/2020
to provide supermarket vouchers for 30 families self-isolating in women's refuges across Cambridgeshire
Bedfordshire and Luton Community Foundation - Stream 1 - Delivery or Support Costs
£4,300 30/04/2020
1
Grant to Kids Out
National Lottery Community Fund - Covid-19 Relief - Food Vouchers for families in Scottish refuges
£9,300 24/04/2020
2
This group will use the funding to distribute food vouchers to families in Women's Aid refuges across Scotland.
Home Office - KIDS OUT UK
£129,800 01/04/2020
This grant is intended to provide funding to organisations whose primary purpose is to improve the response to DA, either through providing support to victims who have experienced DA, or through ....more
Home Office - KIDS OUT UK
£113,825 01/04/2020
The purpose of this funding is to provide additional funds for DA charities to help them cope with the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic/lockdown; to enable them to continue to meet their usual ....more
The Clothworkers Foundation - Grant to KidsOut
£24,700 23/10/2017
Refurbishment for a charity which works with disadvantaged young people in Leighton Buzzard
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to KidsOut
£33,000 24/11/2011
the salaries of two Support Workers
National Lottery Community Fund - World Stories
£108,814 10/03/2010
24
This England-wide project aims to develop the listening and speaking skills of children aged under 11 who speak the 20 most common languages for people with English as a second language. It will ....more
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to KidsOut
£37,523 15/09/2009
24
Towards Project costs Towards the salary and costs of a part-time project co-ordinator to create a bank of stories in the 20 languages most commonly spoken by children with English as an additional ....more
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (8)
Current Trustees appointed

Age Range of Trustees: 38-84
  • CHRIS ADCOCK Appointed: 2015, Occupation: Recruitment Consultant
  • IAN CHILD Appointed: 2022, Occupation: Director
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 02/06/1999, number: 1075789
  • Registered at Companies House on 22/09/1998, number: 03636219
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Event History
Policies in force
  • Bullying and harassment policy and procedures
  • Campaigns and political activity policy and procedures
  • Complaints handling
  • Complaints policy and procedures
  • Conflicting interests
  • Investment
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding policy and procedures
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Serious incident reporting policy and procedures
  • Trustee expenses policy and procedures
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
20 returns made; AR22: 37 days late, AR19: 48 days late,
Recent reorganisation events:
  • Asset transfer in from THE ROTARY CLUB OF GLASTONBURY AND STREET TRUST FUND on 20/08/2021
  • Asset transfer in from ROTARY CLUB OF ITCHEN VALLEY on 14/03/2022
  • Asset transfer in from NEW LIFE COMMUNITY CHURCH (LEIGHTON BUZZARD) on 26/08/2022
Main office

Kidsout UK Ltd
14 Church Square
Leighton Buzzard
LU7 1AE

Objectives

TO PROMOTE FOR THE BENEFIT OF CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE WHO ARE SICK, DISABLED OR OTHERWISE IN NEED IN THE INTERESTS OF SOCIAL WELFARE AND SO TO IMPROVE THEIR CONDITIONS OF LIFE:1) THE PROVISION OF FACILITIES FOR RECREATION AND OTHER LEISURE TIME ACTIVITY;2) THE PROMOTION OF EDUCATION THROUGH LEISURE TIME ACTIVITIES TO DEVELOP THEIR PHYSICAL, MENTAL AND SPIRITUAL CAPACITIES THAT THEY MAY GROW TO FULL MATURITY AS INDIVIDUALS AND MEMBERS OF SOCIETY.

Defined Area of Benefit:

NOT DEFINED

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
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