Finance Score: -3
Governance Score: 2
Support Score: 3
  • Spending falling: -1
  • Multiple Deficits: -2
  • No PartB
  • No conflicts policy: -1
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +3
Overall GiG Score: 2 ?

CHAT CHILDREN'S RESPITE 

CHAT supports families in Buckinghamshire with children who have special needs by funding short-term respite care, equipment and facilities.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • 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 gender

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • This charity does not have a Conflict of Interests policy

Financial issues to consider:

  • A PartB annual return has not been required and so detailed financial information is not available from the online data
  • Spending has fallen significantly over the last 5 years relative to the previous period
  • On several occasions in recent years income has been less than spending

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£113£42£71n/an/an/an/an/a0
31/03/22£24£33£-9n/an/an/an/an/a0
31/03/21£26£31£-5n/an/an/an/an/a0
31/03/20£42£55£-13n/an/an/an/an/a3
31/03/19£69£58£12n/an/an/an/an/a3
31/03/18£80£60£20£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/17£75£45£30£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/16£50£41£9£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/15£36£28£8£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/14£36£40£-4£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/13£27£43£-16£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/12£45£43£2£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/11£31£33£-2£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/10£35£37£-2£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/09£20£21£0£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/08*£24£18£7£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/07£26£19£8£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/06£21£22£-2£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/05*£40£31£9£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
Established: 21 years

www.chat-charity.org.uk

office@chat-charity.org.uk

07402063133

Charity Commission for England and WalesFacebook
UN SDGs
?
Listed activities
  • Disability
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
GiG Classification
  • Residential nursing care facilities
How it operates
  • Makes Grants to Individuals
  • Provides other finance
Where it operates
  • Buckinghamshire,
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.

Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Bedfordshire and Luton Community Foundation - Respite care for disabled young people to enable main carers and wider family members time away to re-charge and connect.
£6,000 11/07/2022
Short term respite care
True Colours Trust - Towards its respite care & family trips for disabled children
£5,000 17/07/2019
Towards its respite care & family trips for disabled children
Bedfordshire and Luton Community Foundation - Grant to CHAT
£3,200 26/06/2019
11
Short Term Respite Care
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£8,000 28/02/2019
Short term respite care for families in Buckinghamshire with children who have special needs.
Bedfordshire and Luton Community Foundation - Grant to CHAT
£4,000 09/05/2018
11
Short Term Respite Care
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£7,500 14/09/2017
Short Term Respite Care
True Colours Trust - Towards short term respite care programme
£2,700 01/06/2015
Towards short term respite care programme
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (5)
Gender Split

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 18/12/2003, number: 1101292
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Financial reserves policy and procedures
  • Internal charity financial controls policy and procedures
  • Internal risk management policy and procedures
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding policy and procedures
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
19 returns made; AR08: 18 days late, AR05: 1 days late,
Main office

BOOKER SCHOOL
STOKE LEYS CLOSE
AYLESBURY
HP21 9ET

Objectives

TO PROMOTE THE RELIEF OF FAMILIES IN THE BUCKINGHAMSHIRE AREA WITH CHILDREN WHO HAVE SPECIAL NEEDS BY FUNDING SHORT-TERM RESPITE CARE, EQUIPMENT AND FACILITIES

Defined Area of Benefit:

BUCKINGHAMPSHIRE

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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