PAUL HAMLYN FOUNDATION 

The foundation supports work in the UK and India. Its focus is on helping people to overcome disadvantage and lack of opportunity so that they can realise their potential and enjoy fulfilling and creative lives. It has a particular interest in supporting young people and a strong belief in the importance of the arts. It operates through grant making and related charitable activities.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has a robust balance sheet
  • Most of the income of this charity is generated from its investment portfolio
  • The charity has received backing from several prominent grant makers in recent years
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of age
  • This charity is based in an area of high deprivation

Financial issues to consider:

  • Income has been volatile and on several occasions in recent years less than spending
  • Fundraising costs are extremely high relative to voluntary funds raised
  • Liquidity appears to have been slender at the latest year end
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Established: 19 years

www.phf.org.uk

information@phf.org.uk

02078123300

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This Charity did not raise funds from the public in its latest financial period

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
31/03/22£5,056£52,373£-47,317£0£915,126£0-3480
31/03/21£39,759£49,836£-10,077£0£905,558£0-4470
31/03/20£32,208£57,250£-25,042£0£736,435£0-2450
31/03/19£24,511£46,601£-22,090£0£771,268£0-4380
31/03/18£33,610£33,303£306£0£755,087£0-4350
31/03/17£19,410£29,450£-10,041£0£746,560£0-337
31/03/16£19,776£20,176£-399£0£654,035£0-436
31/03/15£16,323£26,211£-9,888£29£659,868£0-533
31/03/14£17,936£26,589£-8,653£42£600,146£0-432
31/03/13£16,225£33,411£-17,186£69£600,418£0-331
31/03/12£14,256£23,354£-9,098£34£559,560£0-330
31/03/11£19,722£21,542£-1,820£46£566,686£2,639230
31/03/10£11,239£23,396£-12,157£51£548,326£3,894827
31/03/09£14,223£17,364£-3,141£30£466,265£16,3031521
31/03/08£20,515£18,579£1,936£27£513,512£19,4441619
31/03/07£17,949£22,401£-4,452£27£548,540£17,7431115
31/03/06£16,906£11,130£5,776n/an/an/an/an/a
31/03/05£16,720£9,066£7,654n/an/an/an/an/a

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Voluntary Income: 8234%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 0%
Liabilities/Assets: 4%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 0%
Net Current Assets/Spending: -3.4 months
Asset Split
What it does
  • Arts/culture/heritage/science
  • Education/training
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • Other Charitable Purposes
Who works here?
  • 48 employees
Who it helps
  • Children/young People
  • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies
  • Other Defined Groups
How it operates
  • Makes Grants To Individuals
  • Makes Grants To Organisations
  • Provides Buildings/facilities/open Space
  • Sponsors Or Undertakes Research
Where it operates
  • India, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Throughout England And Wales,
  • This charity is based in an area of high deprivation

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.

Donor
Amount/When/Months
To be used for
Esmée Fairbairn Foundation
£80,000 19/10/2022
Towards core costs to gather and share evidence and data on the value of arts and cultural education and, demonstrating the ways in which and arts and cultural education provides children with skills ....more
Esmée Fairbairn Foundation
£311,153 15/12/2020
12
Towards delegated grant-making for an extension of the Act for Change Fund, to support organisations as they adapt their programmes in light of COVID-19
Unbound Philanthropy
£160,000 23/07/2019
48
For support of a funder partnership to elevate young people engaged in citizenship and migration reforms
The National Lottery Community Fund
£1,600,000 27/03/2018
36
iwill fund
Esmée Fairbairn Foundation
£1,000,000 08/02/2018
36
Towards the Act for Change Fund, supporting more young people to lead social change, providing resources for young people to challenge social injustice, find ways of overcoming inequality and give ....more
Esmée Fairbairn Foundation
£20,000 19/12/2017
9
Towards the pilot of the first UK Peace First Challenge, working with a coalition of UK youth organisations.
Unbound Philanthropy
£170,000 03/08/2016
36
For support for the Supported Options Initiative to help young people in the UK who have insecure immigration status.
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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: 44-77
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 29/03/2004, number: 1102927
  • Registered at Companies House on 12/02/2004, number: 05042279
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Event History
Policies in force
  • Complaints handling
  • Conflicting interests
  • Investment
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Recent reorganisation events:
  • Asset transfer in from 1987 FOUNDATION on 13/03/2018
Main office

PAUL HAMLYN FOUNDATION
5-11 LEEKE STREET
LONDON
WC1X 9HY

Objectives

THE OBJECTS OF THE CHARITY ARE TO FURTHER SUCH CHARITABLE PURPOSES AND TO BENEFIT SUCH CHARITABLE INSTITUTIONS AS THE THE TRUSTEES THINK FIT.

Defined Area of Benefit: NATIONAL

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase