Finance Score: 0
Governance Score: 0
Support Score: 10
    • Good trustee age range: +3
    • All male board: -3
    • Grant maker support: +10
    Overall GiG Score: 10 ?

    LIFELINE COMMUNITY PROJECTS 

    As one of the larger community-based social enterprises in London, LifeLine Community Projects are engaged in 1) mentoring young people; 2) supporting children and families; 3) community development/combating isolation; 4) employability and skills; 5) offering alternative provision education; 6) FaithAction: empowering faith-based and community grass roots organisations.
    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

    Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

    • This charity is not recognised by HMRC for Gift Aid according to its latest published return
    • The Board is completely male

    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£2,618£2,695£-76£0£1,639£8163.67745
    31/03/22£2,497£3,974£-1,476£0£1,715£97737117
    31/03/21£2,175£2,038£137£0£3,435£2,79716.57430
    31/03/20£3,115£2,744£372£0£3,298£2,72511.97130
    31/03/19£2,479£2,427£51£0£2,926£2,82514615
    31/03/18£2,384£2,328£56£0£2,817£2,80214.4560
    31/03/17£2,191£2,117£74£0£2,761£2,76115.7610
    31/03/16£2,770£3,029£-258£0£2,714£2,71410.8730
    31/03/15£4,364£4,119£245£6£2,972£2,9778.71050
    31/03/14£5,528£4,580£948£5£2,727£2,7137.11620
    31/03/13£4,837£4,830£7£4£1,779£1,7794.41670
    31/03/12£4,200£4,104£95£4£1,772£1,7725.21450
    31/03/11£5,596£5,190£407£5£1,677£1,6773.91480
    31/03/10£5,066£4,866£200£5£1,270£1,2703.11550
    31/03/09£4,189£4,504£-315£4£1,069£1,0112.71420
    31/03/08£4,891£4,786£104£4£1,434£1,3533.42190
    31/03/07£4,409£3,775£634£4£1,330£1,1653.7800
    31/03/06£2,203£1,961£242£0£0£0n/a00
    31/03/05£980£745£235£0£0£0n/a00
    31/03/04*£733£580£153£0£0£0n/a00

    Financial Ratios
    Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 0%
    Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 0%
    Senior Staff Costs/Total Spending: 7%
    Highest pay band: £70,000-£80,000
    Liabilities/Assets: 40%
    Liabilities/Income: 41%
    Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 50%
    Reserves/Spending: 3.6 months
    Net Current Assets/Spending: 5 months
    Quick Ratio: 1.9
    Asset Split ?
    Established: 23 years

    www.lifelineprojects.co.uk

    info@lifelineprojects.co.uk

    02085972900

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    UN SDGs
    ?
    Listed activities
    • Economic/Community Development/Employment
    • Education/Training
    • General Charitable Purposes
    • Human Rights/Religious Or Racial Harmony/Equality Or Diversity
    • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
    • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
    GiG Classification
    • Community services
    How it operates
    • Makes Grants to Organisations
    • Other charitable activities
    • Provides advocacy/advice/information
    • Provides human resources
    • Provides services
    Where it operates
    • Throughout England And Wales,
    Who it helps
    • Children/Young People
    • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies
    • 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.

    Major supporters in last 5 years
    The Youth Endowment Fund£608,152
    Greater London Authority£586,862
    Department of Health£398,439
    Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government£120,000
    DCMS£78,500
    Specific Donations
    Amount When
    Months
    To be used for
    Greater London Authority - SW!TCH Futures
    £438,225 30/01/2023
    This uplift for SW!TCH Futures provides a combination of 1:1 mentoring and positive activity provision for young people aged 12-18. Lifeline supports young people from disadvantaged backgrounds who ....more
    Co-Operative Group - Grant to LifeLine Projects
    £2,430 22/10/2022
    We would like to ensure that young people have a safe space to come to, where they can speak to a trusted mentor, engage in positive activities and build friendships.
    The Youth Endowment Fund - Grant to LIFELINE COMMUNITY PROJECTS
    £108,066 31/08/2022
    Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government - Hong Kong British National Overseas (HKBNOs) Welcome Programme
    £120,000 21/07/2021
    Resettlement funding for Hong Kong British nationals (overseas)
    Department of Health - Health and Wellbeing Alliance 21-24
    £89,000 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
    The Youth Endowment Fund - Grant to LIFELINE COMMUNITY PROJECTS
    £287,772 30/06/2021
    National Lottery Community Fund - SW!TCH Communities
    £18,134 11/06/2021
    The group is using funding to provide a range of interventions to support young people aged 14-16 centred around preventative engagement strengthening their relationships with schools growing a youth ....more
    Department of Health - HWB Health And Wellbeing Alliance 21/22 - priority projects - FaithAction
    £20,000 02/04/2021
    Gathering users experience of how Primary Care Networks/Teams address health inequalities.
    Department of Health - LifeLine Community Projects
    £59,843 01/04/2021
    The funded schemes will expand access for children and young people aged 25 and under to local services to support their mental health and provide early intervention for those at risk of mental ....more
    Co-Operative Group - Grant to SW!TCH Lives
    £5,817 24/10/2020
    We aim to support the most at-risk young people through music, sports and one-to-one mentoring.
    DCMS - Coronavirus Community Support Fund
    £78,500 23/10/2020
    "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 Youth Endowment Fund - Grant to LIFELINE COMMUNITY PROJECTS
    £212,314 30/06/2020
    Department of Health - Faith Action (PO set up as Lifeline Community Projects)
    £80,000 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.
    Department of Health - LifeLine Community Projects
    £149,596 28/04/2020
    Competitive Grants Scheme on the extension of existing MH services for children and young people.BAU Yr2 of 3 - changed to S70 for 20/21 (Yr 1 was s64)
    Greater London Authority - LifeLine Community Projects
    £148,637 01/01/2020
    Positive activities for young people involved in crime or at risk of crime or exclusion
    Department of Health - HWB- CYPMH Fund 19/20- Lifeline Community Projects
    £298,698 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
    Greater London Authority - Young Londoners Fund
    £146,722 01/01/2019
    Standing TALL aims to engage young people at-risk of exclusion and involvement in criminal activity with opportunities to improve wellbeing, resilience and meaningful engagement in school and the ....more
    Home Office - Knife Crime Community Fund 18-19
    £25,964 03/09/2018
    The fund was set up in 2017/18 to support community projects which reduce knife crime and have a positive impact on young people at risk of carrying a knife and committing crime. The fund was open to ....more
    Department of Health - Faith Action
    £29,993 01/04/2017
    FaithAction and partners will work to develop materials and services to use at key events and conferences.
    Department of Health - Faith Action
    £59,735 01/04/2017
    Health and Wellbeing Alliance
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    Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

    How is it governed?

    Trustees (5)
    Current Trustees appointed
    Gender Split

    Age Range of Trustees: 42-80
    • HENRY YUNG Appointed: 2022, Occupation: Consultant
    Legal constitution
    • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 22/01/2001, number: 1084634
    • Registered at Companies House on 20/03/2000, number: 03951096
    Gift Aid
    • NOT registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
    Other Regulators
    • Ofsted (Office For Standards In Education)
    Policies in force
    • Bullying and harassment policy and procedures
    • Campaigns and political activity policy and procedures
    • Complaints handling
    • Complaints policy and procedures
    • Conflicting interests
    • Engaging external speakers at charity events policy and procedures
    • Financial reserves policy and procedures
    • Internal charity financial controls policy and procedures
    • Internal risk management policy and procedures
    • Investing charity funds policy and procedures
    • 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; AR04: 2 days late,
    Main office

    LIFELINE HOUSE
    25 NEVILLE ROAD
    DAGENHAM
    ESSEX
    RM8 3QS

    Objectives

    IN LONDON, ESSEX AND ELSEWHERE IN THE UNITED KINGDOM OR THE WORLD AS THE TRUSTEES MAY FROM TIME TO TIME THINK FIT AND WITH THE INTENTION OF PROMOTING AND FURTHERING SOCIAL COHESION:-(A) TO ADVANCE EDUCATION INCLUDING (THOUGH NOT BY WAY OF LIMITATION) THROUGH THE PROVISION OF NURSERY FACILITIES, ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING FOR THOSE FOR WHOM ENGLISH IS NOT A FIRST LANGUAGE, MARRIAGE AND PARENTING COURSES, AND PERSONAL AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT EDUCATION FOR YOUNG PERSONS; (B) TO RELIEVE PERSONS IN NEED, HARDSHIP OR DISTRESS INCLUDING (THOUGH NOT BY WAY OF LIMITATION) THROUGH THE PROVISION OF MATERIAL ASSISTANCE, ADVICE AND ADVOCACY, AND TRAINING FOR THOSE PERSONS IN NEED OF SUCH ASSISTANCE; (C) TO ADVANCE THE CHRISTIAN FAITH INCLUDING (THOUGH NOT BY WAY OF LIMITATION) THROUGH THE PROVISION OF COUNSELLING AND TRAINING WITH THE AIM OF MAINTAINING AND PROMOTING CHRISTIAN MARRIAGE AND PARENTING VALUES; (D) TO PROMOTE CHARITABLE PURPOSES FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PUBLIC IN THE FOLLOWING WAYS: (1) THE PRESERVATION AND PROTECTION OF HEALTH; (11) THE PROVISION OF FACILITIES FOR RECREATION OR OTHER LEISURE TIME OCCUPATION IN THE INTEREST OF SOCIAL WELFARE FOR PERSONS WHO HAVE NEED OF SUCH FACILITIES BY REASON OF THEIR YOUTH, AGE, INFIRMITY OR DISABLEMENT, POVERTY OR SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC CIRCUMSTANCES WITH THE OBJECT OF IMPROVING THE CONDITIONS OF LIFE FOR SUCH PERSONS; AND (111) THE PROVISION OF TRAINING WITH THE OBJECT OF RELIEVING UNEMPLOYMENT.

    Defined Area of Benefit:

    LONDON, ESSEX AND ELSEWHERE IN THE UNITED KINGDOM OR THE WORLD

    Data Sources

    Charity Commission for England and Wales
    360 Giving
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