Finance Score: -1
Governance Score: 9
Support Score: 5
  • Excess reserves: -4
  • Fundraising costs low: +3
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +5
Overall GiG Score: 13 ?

UNITED ST SAVIOUR'S CHARITY 

Grant making and other support to Southwark beneficiary organisations. Advice and guidance to Southwark individuals. Provision of almshouse accommodation to Southwark residents over 60 on limited income. Research activities
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • The charity has received backing from a grant maker
  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years
  • Fundraising costs are low relative to funds raised
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of age and gender and dynamic in terms of composition

Financial issues to consider:

  • This charity has substantial assets and unrestricted reserves of £12,548,735 available, equivalent to 51 months of spending and so may not be able to utilise additional funding

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£5,802£2,955£2,847£286£55,813£12,54951120
31/03/22£2,748£1,898£850£13£53,002£12,59979.7111
31/03/21£3,045£2,537£508£12£50,639£11,65655.180
31/03/20£3,003£2,522£482£17£48,650£9,78346.680
31/03/19£2,205£2,131£74£20£51,397£10,87661.270
31/03/18£2,446£2,134£312£13£46,721£10,21757.580
31/03/17£1,974£1,750£224£0£44,251£10,14269.580
31/03/16£1,597£1,398£198£0£39,374£8,52373.180
31/03/15£1,476£1,428£48£51£34,818£8,77773.770
31/03/14£1,432£1,573£-141£66£32,009£7,9956170
31/03/13£1,512£985£527£48£31,373£7,68693.650
31/03/12£2,495£1,189£1,306£49£28,340£4,63946.840
31/03/11£1,281£1,199£82£87£26,859£6,26762.740
31/03/10£982£793£189£83£25,803£5,75287.140
31/03/09£983£705£278£63£23,166£4,19071.340
31/03/08£925£431£494£12£23,662£6,204172.940
31/03/07£772£605£167£102£24,204£6,420127.340
31/03/06£4,871£444£4,426£0£0£0n/a00
01/04/05£850£1,157£-308£0£0£0n/a00

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 9.6%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 11.8%
Senior Staff Costs/Total Spending: 7%
Highest pay band: £100,000-£110,000
Liabilities/Assets: 10%
Liabilities/Income: 109%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 22%
Reserves/Spending: 51 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 16 months
Quick Ratio: 3
Asset Split ?
Established: 20 years

www.ustsc.org.uk

info@ustsc.org.uk

02070899014

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UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Accommodation/Housing
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
GiG Classification
  • Shelter for homeless, vulnerable & excluded people
How it operates
  • Makes Grants to Organisations
Where it operates
  • Southwark,
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Elderly/Old People
  • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies
  • Other Defined Groups
  • 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.

Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Peter Minet Trust - Grant to United St Saviour's Charity
£25,000 07/07/2020
Southwark Community Response Fund - Emergency Response to Covid-19
Guy's and St Thomas' Charity - COVID Southwark
£250,000 07/04/2020
Restricted grant contribution towards the Southwark Community Response Fund COVID-19
Peter Minet Trust - Grant to United St Saviour's Charity
£25,000 25/03/2020
Southwark Community Response Fund - Emergency Response to Covid-19
Greater London Authority - Grant to United St Saviours Charity
£175,000 21/11/2017
Will be used to mitigate the immediate impacts of the London Bridge Terrorist attack and help those individuals and businesses whose business viability continues to be threatende as a result of the ....more
Greater London Authority - Grant to United St Saviours Charity
£10,000 05/07/2017
Help those that suffered financial hardship and losses as a result of the temporary closure of Borough Market Area and who have no other means of support.

Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (11)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split
Based on 10/11 persons

Age Range of Trustees: 33-67
  • DR BEN JOHNSON Appointed: 2018, Occupation: Head Of Communities & Engagement
  • LUCINDA GLOVER Appointed: 2019, Occupation: Neighbourhood Care Co-Ordinator
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 13/05/2004, number: 1103731
  • Registered at Companies House on 02/04/2004, number: 05092710
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
  • Social media policy and procedures
  • Trustee conflicts of interest policy and procedures
  • Trustee expenses policy and procedures
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
19 returns made; all on time
Recent reorganisation events:
  • Asset transfer in from MARY FEILDING GUILD on 11/03/2024
Main office

United St. Saviour's Charity
16 Crucifix Lane
London
SE1 3JW

Objectives

THE RELIEF IN NEED OF PERSONS RESIDENT IN THE AREA OF BENEFIT IN PARTICULAR BY THE PROVISION OF ACCOMMODATION AND BY SUCH OTHER MEANS AS THE TRUSTEES THINK FIT.

Defined Area of Benefit:

NOT DEFINED. IN PRACTICE THE LONDON BOROUGH OF SOUTHWARK AND THE NEIGHBOURHOOD THEREOF

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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