Finance Score: 6
Governance Score: 6
Support Score: 12
  • Good reserves management: +3
  • Fundraising costs low: +3
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +12
Overall GiG Score: 24 ?

ST BASIL'S 

St Basils works with young people to enable them to find and keep a home, to develop their confidence, skills and opportunities and to prevent homelessness.
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Positives:

  • Reserves management has been consistently within official guidelines
  • Spending has increased over the last 3 years relative to the previous period
  • 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£15,324£15,072£252£536£5,474£5,3354.22699
31/03/22£14,415£14,285£130£541£5,222£5,0624.32845
31/03/21£13,767£13,132£635£487£5,092£4,9144.52685
31/03/20£12,003£11,700£303£563£4,457£4,2634.426320
31/03/19£11,405£10,995£410£456£4,162£3,9504.325612
31/03/18£10,590£10,823£-233£370£3,753£3,5223.92620
31/03/17£10,319£10,230£89£188£4,013£3,6824.32460
31/03/16£9,578£9,504£74£0£3,924£3,5514.52250
31/03/15£8,663£8,576£87£171£3,989£3,5074.92100
31/03/14£8,321£8,392£-71£167£3,899£3,2944.72050
31/03/13£8,465£8,395£70£171£3,965£3,2564.71850
31/03/12£8,308£7,923£385£182£4,000£3,2634.91660
31/03/11£8,047£7,657£390£174£3,855£3,2595.11710
31/03/10£7,451£7,141£311£201£3,427£2,7964.71870
31/03/09£6,412£6,403£9£205£3,084£2,6034.91560
31/03/08£6,254£6,135£119£186£3,004£2,4354.81560
31/03/07£5,803£5,874£-71£202£3,171£2,1004.31670
31/03/06£5,498£5,443£56£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/05*£5,507£5,501£6£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/04*£5,389£4,950£439£0£0£0n/a00

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 3.8%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 3.6%
Senior Staff Costs/Total Spending: 1%
Highest pay band: £70,000-£80,000
Liabilities/Assets: 74%
Liabilities/Income: 99%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 97%
Reserves/Spending: 4.2 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 3 months
Quick Ratio: 1.8
Asset Split ?
Established: 24 years

www.stbasils.org.uk

governance@stbasils.org.uk

01217722483

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UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Accommodation/Housing
  • Education/Training
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
GiG Classification
  • Shelter for homeless, vulnerable & excluded people
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides human resources
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Birmingham City, Coventry City, Sandwell, Solihull, Walsall, Warwickshire, Worcestershire,
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People

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£1,640,766
Heart Of England Community Foundation£1,085,000
The Berkeley Foundation£152,175
Garfield Weston Foundation£100,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
The Berkeley Foundation - Match funding payment
£5,252 31/10/2023
Unrestricted match funding payment to October 2023
National Lottery Community Fund - St Basils employability programme
£1,147,803 19/09/2023
This funding will be used to continue delivering its employability programme. This supports young people in the West Midlands who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. It takes a holistic approach ....more
The Berkeley Foundation - Match funding payment
£5,252 31/07/2023
Unrestricted match funding payment to July 2023
The Berkeley Foundation - Match funding payment
£5,249 30/04/2023
Unrestricted match funding payment to to April 2023
The Berkeley Foundation - Cost of Living Grant
£5,000 26/04/2023
One-off, unrestricted grant
The Berkeley Foundation - Match funding payment
£5,085 31/01/2023
Unrestricted match funding payment to to January 2023
The Berkeley Foundation - Development Fund grant
£114,483 19/01/2023
Multi-year grant towards Youth Voice Project (3 years)
The Berkeley Foundation - Match funding payment
£1,692 31/10/2022
Unrestricted match funding payment to October 2022
Garfield Weston Foundation - Major Grants award
£100,000 06/05/2022
St Basils Youth Village
Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government - VCS: St Basil's - Youth Homelessness
£100,000 21/06/2021
Grant training to deliver prevention Pathways training to local authorities to improve their confidence and capability in youth homelessness prevention, and funding for Youth Voice and Youth ....more
The Berkeley Foundation - Covid-19 match funding grant
£63 20/04/2021
Unrestricted donation to a charity match funding the amount raised by Berkeley Group staff
The Berkeley Foundation - Focus group attendance donation
£100 15/03/2021
Unrestricted donation to a charity in thanks for attending a focus group session
Masonic Trust - MCF Freemasons COVID-19 Community Fund
£30,000 03/12/2020
Grant to enable the charity to provide homeless young people they accommodate and support with technology including phones, sim cars, screens, tablets ensuring they engage with online employability ....more
DCMS - Coronavirus Community Support Fund
£29,815 05/10/2020
"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
The Berkeley Foundation - Emergency Covid-19 grant to help mitigate loss of fundraising income
£10,000 28/04/2020
One-off unrestricted, emergency grant to support the Foundation's Designated Charities during the Covid-19 crisis. COVID19 related grant.
Heart Of England Community Foundation - Grant to St Basils
£1,085,000 11/12/2019
To provide accomodation for young people who are homeless or at risk in Coventry through the purchase and renovation of a property to form 32 units of supported accommodation for young people from ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - St Basils employability programme
£492,963 17/10/2019
58
This project will work with young people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness and provide them with information, advice and guidance to develop their employability skills. This will include ....more
OVO Foundation - Live and Work - Birmingham
£82,722 19/10/2018
This project contributed to St Basils' Live and Work scheme and was used to support the young people living in Apprenticeship House for one year.
National Lottery Community Fund - Bromsgrove Foyer Accommodation Update
£9,705 14/09/2018
12
This funding will be used to purchase new appliances for the young homeless people's accommodation unit, which will replace old outdated equipment.
LandAid Charitable Trust - Youth Voice Extension
£15,000 26/06/2018
This grant is for the extension of the Youth Voice project and to create a Peer Advisor scheme within their already established Youth Voice programme. The scheme will train 12 Youth Voice mentors to ....more
LandAid Charitable Trust - Renovation of building in Birmingham
£75,000 31/03/2018
4
48 bed unit provides support to a mix of young people, including mothers and babies. At present, the building is not energy efficient which has a significant cost impact to the organisation and the ....more
Masonic Trust - Floating Support Worker
£54,146 18/10/2017
Support worker based in supported accommodation providing independent living skills training, advice, information and support regarding education and employment for homeless young people.
LandAid Charitable Trust - Nurses Accommodation Refurb
£50,000 14/07/2017
3
The project is the renovation of empty former nurses accommodation to provide 18 bed spaces arranged in nine flats on three floors in a student style block. Each flat will have two en suite bedrooms ....more
The Clothworkers Foundation - Grant to St Basils
£15,000 15/01/2017
purchase of security system for a charity which works with homeless people in Birmingham
LandAid Charitable Trust - Revenue grant for young homeless advocacy group
£10,000 24/11/2015
12
Develop, support and facilitate four National Youth Reference Group members from across England to tell their stories of being homeless and to share the lived experiences of other young people from ....more
Bridges Social Impact Bond Fund -
£462,500 01/01/2015
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to St Basils
£241,227 30/10/2014
Towards the cost of an intensive support and employability programme for homeless young people who have complex needs and are amongst the hardest to engage.
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (11)
Current Trustees appointed

Age Range of Trustees: 27-69
  • HELEN BATES Appointed: 2019, Occupation: Director Of Finance & Resources
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 31/03/2000, number: 1080154
  • Registered at Companies House on 30/03/2000, number: 03964376
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Other Regulators
  • Homes England
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
  • Trustee conflicts of interest policy and procedures
  • Trustee expenses policy and procedures
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
20 returns made; AR05: 1 days late, AR04: 1 days late,
Main office

Heath Mill Lane
Deritend
Birmingham
B9 4AX

Objectives

THE CHARITY'S OBJECTS ARE SOCIAL HOUSING 3.1 TO CARRY ON FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE COMMUNITY THE BUSINESS OF PROVIDING HOUSES, HOSTELS OR ANY OTHER HOUSING INCLUDING SOCIAL HOUSING AND ANY ASSOCIATED AMENITIES, SERVICES OR ASSISTANCE FOR YOUNG PEOPLE AND OTHERS RESIDENT IN THE AREA OF BENEFIT WHO ARE HOMELESS OR IN NEED, HARDSHIP OR DISTRESS ON TERMS APPROPRIATE TO THEIR MEANS; EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING 3.2 TO RELIEVE POVERTY BY PROVIDING OR SECURING EDUCATION OR TRAINING FOR EMPLOYMENT FOR YOUNG PEOPLE AND OTHERS RESIDENT IN THE AREA OF BENEFIT AND BY ASSISTING THEM TO FIND EMPLOYMENT; 3.3 TO RELIEVE UNEMPLOYMENT FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT AMONGST YOUNG PEOPLE AND OTHERS RESIDENT IN THE AREA OF BENEFIT IN SUCH WAYS AS THE BOARD THINKS FIT INCLUDING THE PROVISION OF ASSISTANCE TO FIND EMPLOYMENT; EDUCATION 3.4 TO ADVANCE EDUCATION AND PROVIDE VOCATIONAL TRAINING TO YOUNG PEOPLE AND OTHERS IN THE AREA OF BENEFIT AND TO EDUCATE YOUNG PEOPLE THROUGH LEISURE TIME ACTIVITIES OR THROUGH PROVIDING OR ARRANGING WORK EXPERIENCE; RELIEF OF POVERTY 3.5 TO RELIEVE POVERTY GENERALLY AMONG YOUNG PEOPLE AND OTHERS IN THE AREA OF BENEFIT; RECREATIONAL FACILITIES 3.6 TO PROVIDE RECREATIONAL AND LEISURE FACILITIES FOR YOUNG PEOPLE AND OTHERS IN THE AREA OF BENEFIT WHO NEED SUCH FACILITIES BECAUSE OF THEIR YOUTH, INFIRMITY, DISABILITY OR SOCIAL OR ECONOMIC CIRCUMSTANCES, WITH THE OBJECT OF IMPROVING THEIR CONDITIONS OF LIFE; GENERAL 3.7 TO PROMOTE ANY OTHER CHARITABLE PURPOSE, AND IN PARTICULAR THE ADVANCEMENT OF EDUCATION AND THE RELIEF OF POVERTY.

Defined Area of Benefit:

WEST MIDLANDS

Data Sources

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