Finance Score: 5
Governance Score: 5
Support Score: 18
  • Large legacies income: +1
  • Reasonable growth: +1
  • Fundraising costs low: +3
  • 12+ Trustees: -1
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Large volunteers +3
  • Grant maker support: +15
Overall GiG Score: 28 ?

CITIZENS UK CHARITY 

Citizens UK is the home of Community Organising. We support a growing network of broad based Citizens Organisations which include faith, education and voluntary associations and institutions that work together for the common good. We also support a Guild of Community Organisers and the Centre for Civil Society.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has been successful in attracting volunteers relative to its size
  • This charity has received considerable income from legacies in recent years
  • There has been reasonable growth in spending over the last 3 years relative to the previous period
  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years
  • Fundraising costs are low relative to funds raised
  • A significant proportion of recent income was derived from major grant makers and there are significant future grants due to be received
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of age and dynamic in terms of composition

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • There are 13 trustees whereas the Charities Commission recommends a maximum of 12

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£10,640£9,674£966£641£4,472£2,43731429,000
31/03/22£7,752£6,435£1,317£599£3,505£2,7095.11138,000
31/03/21£6,518£5,631£887£547£2,188£1,3822.9867,500
31/03/20£5,663£4,922£741£524£1,301£1,1132.7705,000
31/03/19£5,753£6,246£-494£317£560£4290.87414,500
31/03/18£5,589£5,507£82£209£1,053£6911.5730
31/03/17£4,943£4,406£537£173£972£3090.8690
31/03/16*£3,579£3,217£362£161£435£1080.4510
31/03/15£2,388£2,309£79£180£181£1810.9440
31/03/14£1,096£1,144£-48£80£101£410.4400
31/03/13£955£1,032£-78£91£149£790.9380
31/03/12£1,560£1,565£-5£203£227£1361370
31/03/11*£1,340£1,290£50£0£232£1581.5330
31/03/10*£1,027£1,033£-6£83£182£1762250
31/03/09£564£505£59£29£189£1313.1230
31/03/08£348£413£-66£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/07*£282£300£-18£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/06*£412£396£16£0£0£0n/a00

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 8.8%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 6.6%
Senior Staff Costs/Total Spending: 15%
Highest pay band: £120,000-£130,000
Liabilities/Assets: 17%
Liabilities/Income: 8%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 54%
Reserves/Spending: 3 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 6 months
Quick Ratio: 3.5
Asset Split ?
Established: 20 years

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UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Economic/Community Development/Employment
  • Education/Training
  • 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
  • Practical support, advice & companionship
How it operates
  • Acts as an umbrella or resource body
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
Where it operates
  • Throughout England And Wales,
Who it helps
  • 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
Trust for London£5,003,445
Home Office£1,923,519
National Lottery Community Fund£1,362,609
Guy's and St Thomas' Charity£615,992
Comic Relief£477,362
Esmee Fairbairn£304,000
Unbound Philanthropy£270,000
City Bridge Trust£267,900
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
AB Charitable Trust - A grant to Citizens UK
£30,000 25/01/2024
A restricted grant of £30,000 to the Refugees for Justice project (This grant is renewable - year 1 of up to 3 years). Refugees for Justice is an independent group of refugees and people seeking ....more
The Legal Education Foundation - A grant to Citizens UK
£150,000 30/11/2023
A grant to Citizens UK under the LEF's Stronger Sector grant programme
People's Health Trust - Delivering a Homes for Health project in Ely, Cardiff
£8,604 26/09/2023
This 21-month project works with social and private tenants, with a particular focus on communities experiencing racial inequity, living in Ely, Cardiff. Accommodation is old and in need of repair, ....more
Quartet Community Foundation - Westbury Welcome
£1,000 05/06/2023
As directed by the donor (paid via Citizens UK) towards the work of Westbury Welcome an organisation which is committed to welcoming refugee families into the area through the government’s ....more
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to Citizens UK
£16,000 27/02/2023
Towards unrestricted core costs as a Cost of Living Uplift
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to Citizens UK
£8,000 13/02/2023
Towards unrestricted core costs as a Cost of Living Uplift
Paul Hamlyn Foundation - Organising a movement of migrant, refugee and diaspora leaders
£8,000 18/01/2023
Citizens UK organises communities to act together for power, social justice and the common good. This project aims to take Citizens’ migration work to a deeper level by investing in diaspora ....more
People's Health Trust - Living Wages Places - Year 4
£45,000 22/12/2022
12
This one-year project will continue supporting the delivery of the Living Wage Places (LWP) scheme into 2023, which takes a collaborative place-based approach to expanding the real Living Wage and ....more
Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust - ‘100% Registered’: Schools and Colleges Accreditation Scheme
£90,000 09/12/2022
to enable and incentivise educational institutions in any part of the UK to use the 100% Registered system and resources to register young people to vote in the run-up to the next general election
Millfield House Foundation - Tyne and Wear Citizens
£40,000 17/10/2022
Core funding
Gower Street - Climate Justice Community Organising
£30,000 21/09/2022
Funding for the salary costs of the Senior Project Manager and Lead Organizing over a 12 month period.
Barrow Cadbury Trust - Refugees for Justice project – transfer of host organisation
£11,300 07/03/2022
To establish a refugee-led independent inquiry to investigate the use of institutional accommodation for asylum seekers.
Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust - Organising voter registration capacity in educational institutions
£22,786 17/02/2022
to build scalable models of institution-based and online voter registration between February and June 2022
Comic Relief - Equal Power
£117,052 25/01/2022
12
Transfer of Lead Partner
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to Citizens UK
£160,000 19/01/2022
24
Towards project costs for 'Together We Can', combining migrant organising with existing Sponsor Refugees and resettlement work to create strong and unified challenges to immigration injustice.
Tudor Trust - Grant to Citizens UK
£80,000 20/12/2021
24
over two years to support the core running costs of the Refugees for Justice movement in Glasgow, supporting people with experience of seeking sanctuary around accommodation and their rights and ....more
Unbound Philanthropy - Grant to Citizens UK Charity
£20,000 13/12/2021
For Refugees for Justice, a refugee-led project to campaign for refugee dignity and justice. This is a regrant of the final payment of grant number G-G-2012-02046 to Community ....more
Guy's and St Thomas' Charity - Investing in PACT
£280,070 08/12/2021
Funding to support PACT to become more sustainable by investing in fundraising support, admin and communications
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to Citizens UK
£120,000 18/11/2021
36
Towards core costs of Refugees for Justice, a Refugee-led campaign calling for accountability and change in the UK asylum support and accommodation provision system.
Royal Docks - RD Living Wage
£120,000 12/11/2021
Making the EZ a Living Wage Place (LWP) directly aligns with the shift towards the ‘inclusive growth’ principle outlined in Newham’s CWB Strategy and wider ambitions to take a more ....more
Trust for London - Citizens UK
£4,800,000 13/10/2021
48
The funding is fo "Making London a Living Wage City". The aim is to win a further £635m of increased pay for Londoners, lifting tens of thousands out of working poverty, with an explicit ....more
Trust for London - Citizens UK
£169,445 13/10/2021
24
The funding is for Phase 2 of the CII Schools Project, combining the community organising expertise of Citizens UK and the legal expertise of the Migrant Children's Project at Coram, to support more ....more
Tudor Trust - Grant to Peterborough Citizens
£75,000 13/09/2021
36
over three years towards the salary of a new associate organiser, and a contribution to subsidise membership costs so that smaller organisations can join the local alliance
National Lottery Community Fund - Parents And Communities Together (PACT) Continuation
£160,000 14/07/2021
The project is using funding to continue delivery of their PACT project which supports parents and children in Southwark through weekly parent groups pre- and post-natal courses leadership training ....more
Unbound Philanthropy - Grant to Citizens UK Charity
£250,000 14/07/2021
For general support of an organization committed to organizing migrant and refugee communities to participate more effectively in public life
London Catalyst - Parents and Communities Together (PACT), Citizens UK - 1
£4,108 21/06/2021
PACT and IAPT?s Mental Health Partnership to Support Vulnerable Parents of Early Years Children
National Lottery Community Fund - Growing in Depth and Sustainability
£493,609 07/05/2021
36
The funding will be used over three years to develop its network of community alliances by developing digital transformation developing sustainability through higher value local models and enhancing ....more
Justice Together Initiative - Migrant-led organising on access to justice
£165,000 20/04/2021
To recruit four part-time organisers (2.4 FTE) from diaspora communities with lived-experience of the immigration system and its impact to work with migrant communities across the country on access ....more
Home Office - Resettlement Programme - Post Arrival Support
£384,704 19/04/2021
The UK Resettlement Scheme (UKRS) started in March 2021 and reaffirms the UKs ongoing commitment to refugee resettlement. Resettlement relies on collaborative working with local authorities to ....more
Home Office - Resettlement Programme - Post Arrival Support
£384,704 19/04/2021
The UK Resettlement Scheme (UKRS) started in March 2021 and reaffirms the UKs ongoing commitment to refugee resettlement. Resettlement relies on collaborative working with local authorities to ....more
Home Office - Resettlement Programme - Post Arrival Support
£384,704 19/04/2021
The UK Resettlement Scheme (UKRS) started in March 2021 and reaffirms the UKs ongoing commitment to refugee resettlement. Resettlement relies on collaborative working with local authorities to ....more
Home Office - Resettlement Programme - Post Arrival Support
£384,704 19/04/2021
The UK Resettlement Scheme (UKRS) started in March 2021 and reaffirms the UKs ongoing commitment to refugee resettlement. Resettlement relies on collaborative working with local authorities to ....more
Home Office - Resettlement Programme - Post Arrival Support
£384,704 19/04/2021
The UK Resettlement Scheme (UKRS) started in March 2021 and reaffirms the UKs ongoing commitment to refugee resettlement. Resettlement relies on collaborative working with local authorities to ....more
Gower Street - London Citizens Just Transition Campaign
£25,000 29/03/2021
Citizens-led campaign for the creation of 60,000 new Living Wage, Green Jobs in London along with the upgrading of 100,000 homes to meet higher energy-efficiency standards and end the blight of fuel ....more
Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust - Using community organising to drive voter registration (Project Extension)
£6,620 15/03/2021
to extend UK Democracy Fund project to increase the democratic participation of young people in PCC, Mayoral and local elections taking place in May (see 360G-JRRT-1933-3933) COVID extension
Guy's and St Thomas' Charity - PACT - Covid Emergency Fund
£149,123 03/03/2021
The Charity will contribute towards the following core activities of PACT for the period of the grant including but not limited to: - Reducing isolation & mental health support through face to ....more
John Ellerman Foundation - Salary costs for Living Wage for Key Workers Campaign co-ordinator post
£119,129 28/01/2021
Towards the salary costs for the Living Wage for Key Workers Campaign co-ordinator post.
Trust for London - Citizens UK
£34,000 20/11/2020
8
The funding is for extending the CII Schools Project, to: complete the parents’ full ‘organising cycle, including for London mayoral elections; embed the learning in both schools; support ....more
Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust - Community Organising 16-18s to Register to Vote (Wales)
£35,332 02/10/2020
9
to run a voter registration drive in colleges and sixth forms in Wales
City Bridge Trust - Grant to London Citizens (Citizens UK)
£238,400 28/07/2020
36
£238,400 over 3 years (£86,100; £77,800; £74,500) towards a F/T/E Community Organiser Salary and project costs to develop community organising in five of London’s outer boroughs; strengthening ....more
Comic Relief - Parents and Communities Together (PACT) Recovery Funding
£28,467 23/06/2020
6
COVID19 Recovery funding
National Lottery Community Fund - Community organising response to the COVID-19 crisis
£709,000 29/05/2020
5
Citizens UK are seeking funding to enable them to meet increased demand and respond to many of the urgent needs of the communities they serve. The funding will be used to engage with hard-hit and ....more
People's Health Trust - Community organising - Old Kent Road
£28,940 26/05/2020
This one-year project will use community organising techniques to ensure that local residents are fully involved in the changes to their neighbourhood that are proposed as part of the large ....more
City Bridge Trust - Grant to London Citizens (Citizens UK)
£29,500 19/05/2020
£29,500 towards costs as outlined in your application, but excluding leadership training and capacity building.
Westminster Foundation - Covid 19 response Fund
£4,500 15/04/2020
3
The funding is to improve digital access to 50 vulnerable families
United Saviours Charity - COVID-19
£5,000 09/04/2020
2
The funding is to improve digital access to 50 of our most vulnerable families who are telling us they are struggling to access critical on-line support services and information due to a lack of ....more
Paul Hamlyn Foundation - COVID19 Emergency Funding
£20,000 03/04/2020
3
Support to aid the organisation in dealing with the challenges posed by COVID19.
Nesta - AR00275
£46,700 17/12/2019
10
Inclusive Innovation General programme grant to Citizen's UK Grant Ref AR00275
Comic Relief - Tackling In-Work Poverty: A Living Wage Foundation proposal for Comic Relief
£180,000 06/11/2019
36
Comic Relief funding will help the Living Wage Foundation to continue strengthening the case for paying the real living wage and attract further UK employers to sign up, to embed campaigns such as ....more
Comic Relief - Parents and Communities Together (PACT) Leeds and Tyne and Wear
£151,843 06/11/2019
36
The impact of social adversity can have a devastating effect on young children's emotional, behavioural and cognitive development. The needs of parents – as well as children – are often ....more
Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust - Using community organising to drive voter registration
£64,770 04/10/2019
21
to run voter registration and turnout drives using their organising approach in 25 young people’s institutions
People's Health Trust - Living Wage Places
£4,640 26/09/2019
This two-year project built on a pilot and scoping work to deliver a regional approach to Living Wage accreditation. The project aimed to create an accreditation scheme for Living Wage Places (towns, ....more
People's Health Trust - Living Wage Places
£4,450 26/09/2019
This two-year project built on a pilot and scoping work to deliver a regional approach to Living Wage accreditation. The project aimed to create an accreditation scheme for Living Wage Places (towns, ....more
People's Health Trust - Living Wage Places
£4,640 25/09/2019
This two-year project built on a pilot and scoping work to deliver a regional approach to Living Wage accreditation. The project aimed to create an accreditation scheme for Living Wage Places (towns, ....more
People's Health Trust - Living Wage Places
£4,640 25/09/2019
This two-year project built on a pilot and scoping work to deliver a regional approach to Living Wage accreditation. The project aimed to create an accreditation scheme for Living Wage Places (towns, ....more
People's Health Trust - Living Wage Places
£4,640 25/09/2019
This two-year project built on a pilot and scoping work to deliver a regional approach to Living Wage accreditation. The project aimed to create an accreditation scheme for Living Wage Places (towns, ....more
People's Health Trust - Living Wage Places
£4,640 25/09/2019
This two-year project built on a pilot and scoping work to deliver a regional approach to Living Wage accreditation. The project aimed to create an accreditation scheme for Living Wage Places (towns, ....more
People's Health Trust - Living Wage Places
£4,640 25/09/2019
This two-year project built on a pilot and scoping work to deliver a regional approach to Living Wage accreditation. The project aimed to create an accreditation scheme for Living Wage Places (towns, ....more
People's Health Trust - Living Wage Places
£4,450 25/09/2019
This two-year project built on a pilot and scoping work to deliver a regional approach to Living Wage accreditation. The project aimed to create an accreditation scheme for Living Wage Places (towns, ....more
People's Health Trust - Living Wage Places
£4,450 25/09/2019
This two-year project built on a pilot and scoping work to deliver a regional approach to Living Wage accreditation. The project aimed to create an accreditation scheme for Living Wage Places (towns, ....more
People's Health Trust - Living Wage Places
£4,450 25/09/2019
This two-year project built on a pilot and scoping work to deliver a regional approach to Living Wage accreditation. The project aimed to create an accreditation scheme for Living Wage Places (towns, ....more
People's Health Trust - Living Wage Places
£4,319 25/09/2019
This two-year project built on a pilot and scoping work to deliver a regional approach to Living Wage accreditation. The project aimed to create an accreditation scheme for Living Wage Places (towns, ....more
Guy's and St Thomas' Charity - PACT Cook Eat & Takeaway
£186,799 24/06/2019
2nd phase of PACT's community cooking scheme, Cook, Eat and Takeaway
Paul Hamlyn Foundation - Organising a movement of migrant, refugee and diaspora leaders
£400,000 13/05/2019
60
To invest in the development of diaspora leaders within Citizens UK and to increase the organisation's impact on migration-related issues.
Home Office - Resettlement Programme - Post arrival support 2019-20
£438,524 01/04/2019
On 7 September 2015 the serving Prime Minister announced the expansion of existing UK resettlement schemes to resettle up to 20,000 Syrian refugees under a new Vulnerable Person Resettlement Scheme ....more
Trust for London - Citizens UK
£12,750 28/02/2019
36
The funding is to cover the cost of calculating the Living Wage rates in London and the UK annually, based on the best available evidence for the cost of living pressures facing employees and their ....more
Unbound Philanthropy - Grant to CITIZENS UK
£270,000 14/11/2018
36
For general support of an organization committed to organizing migrant and refugee communities to participate more effectively in public life and strengthen civil society institutions
Greater London Authority - London Family Fund
£82,592 01/09/2018
The Family Fund supports organisations that are bringing diverse families together for support and common purpose. The fund aims to improve parents social networks, reduce social isolation and ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - HWF Working Families Organising for Change
£535,739 26/07/2018
48
HWF Working Families Organising for Change
Paul Hamlyn Foundation - Kindertransport Cultural Campaign
£17,300 27/06/2018
1
Safe Passage works to help refugees find safe, legal routes to sanctuary. On the 80th anniversary of the Kindertransport, this campaign aims to secure pledges from local authorities to take in ....more
Guy's and St Thomas' Charity - PACT Cook, Eat & Takeaway
£46,563 12/06/2018
A project to set up weekly gatherings of local parents and children where people – at no cost / low cost – can come and cook and eat together, take part in workshops in how to tackle the barriers ....more
Trust for London - Citizens UK
£140,000 06/06/2018
24
The funding is to pilot the most effective provision of support (legal and otherwise) to children with irregular status (and their families) in primary school settings, delivered through a ....more
Trust for London - Safe Passage
£80,000 06/06/2018
24
The funding is for our highly effective advocacy team, which works from governmental to grassroots level to increase support and access to rights for refugees in the UK. The role we are requesting ....more
Barrow Cadbury Trust - Kindertransport Legacy Campaign
£10,000 23/05/2018
6
To support the Kindertransport Legacy campaign
National Lottery Community Fund - Strengthening Community in Merthyr Tydfil
£9,000 27/03/2018
12
Strengthening Community in Merthyr Tydfil
Barrow Cadbury Trust - Local Economic Benefits of Paying the Living Wage
£10,000 26/03/2018
8
Fund research on how paying the Living Wage benefits local economies
National Lottery Community Fund - Parent and Communities Together
£285,890 21/03/2018
36
This project will provide early years support to mothers and their children by building the resilience of local people and community organisations. Parents and their children will take part in group ....more
Joseph Rowntree Foundation - Grant to Citizens UK (Safe Passage)
£59,365 17/03/2018
24
Safe Passage's Advocacy team
Trust for London - Citizens UK
£31,800 21/02/2018
12
The funding is to extend the period of the secondment to the Greater London Authority for a further year. The secondee will work on the Citizenship and Integration Initiative, specifically on the ....more
Home Office - ESOL Micro Grants 2017-18
£5,190 19/02/2018
To establish a small grant fund to allow Community Sponsors to increase their capacity for ESOL tuition by training community members. Building this capacity among communities was supported by the ....more
BBC Children in Need - Grant to Safe Passage
£83,902 17/10/2017
36
Advocacy support for up to 250 unaccompanied asylum seeking children across the UK. By accessing support the children will have increased access to education & healthcare & become part of ....more
Guy's and St Thomas' Charity - Understanding schools
£29,936 13/09/2017
A participatory Listening Exercise in its existing network of Camberwell & Walworth primary schools to explore perspectives on childhood obesity with professionals and parents.
DCMS - Early Years Social Action Fund
£205,000 01/09/2017
The Fund focuses on scaling, backing the growth of well evidenced innovations which improve children?s language, physical and emotional development to ensure they are ?school ready? by age 4.
Nesta - AC00693
£205,000 29/08/2017
25
Early Years Social Action Innovation Fund programme grant to Citizen's UK Grant Ref AC00693
Tudor Trust - Grant to Citizens UK
£90,000 22/08/2017
24
over two years for its strategic support fund providing emerging groups outside London with funding towards growth and resilience. _x000D_ _x000D_
AB Charitable Trust - A grant to Citizens UK
£20,000 27/04/2017
£20,000 towards work with undocumented young people and young people from migrant and refugee backgrounds. A project to continue work with young people including training, media work and leadership ....more
Trust for London - Citizens UK
£28,884 02/03/2017
12
The funding is to second a senior member of staff to the Greater London Authority's Social Integration Team for a year. The secondee will work on the Citizenship and Integration Initiative, ....more
Trust for London - Citizens UK
£363,000 02/03/2017
48
The funding is towards a multi-layered strategy to tackle the housing crisis in London including 4 strategic campaigns (Olympic Legacy, Broadwater Farm estate regeneration, Old Oak Common ....more
Unbound Philanthropy - Grant to CITIZENS UK
£180,000 27/02/2017
24
General operating support for organizing work in migrant and refugee communities
National Lottery Community Fund - Building sustainable Citizens alliances in 20 new areas
£905,320 04/12/2016
60
This project will enable 10 new broad-based alliances to develop across England, complementing Citizens UK’s existing network of alliances. A new community organiser recruitment and training ....more
Essex Community Foundation - 10 000 stories
£3,000 24/11/2016
5
To help organise a listening campaign to identify community issues in Colchester
Paul Hamlyn Foundation - Support relocated refugee children
£10,000 21/10/2016
2
To support DBS checked volunteers to accompany refugee children through the transfer and relocation process.
Comic Relief - Safe Passage
£50,000 05/08/2016
3
At present there are 608 unaccompanied minors in Calais in a camp that is rapidly growing with 40 or so arrivals each day, with usually 4 children eligible for family reunion. SP has conducted a ....more
Paul Hamlyn Foundation - Support for Citizens UK's New Communities team
£240,000 01/02/2016
36
This project will support Citizens UK to expand their ‘New Communities’ work campaigning on migrant, asylum and integration related issues. Support from PHF will allow Citizens to target, engage ....more
Barrow Cadbury Trust - Commission into Islam, Participation and Public Life
£60,000 23/01/2016
24
Commission into Islam, Participation and Public Life
Paul Hamlyn Foundation - Youth diaspora organising – bridging grant
£15,000 11/01/2016
6
Grant made under the PHF Supported Options Initiative to support young people with irregular immigration status to campaign on relevant issues.
Paul Hamlyn Foundation - Safe Passage - Calais+
£60,000 01/12/2015
5
Citizens UK organises communities across the UK to act together on social justice issues. This project is a partnership between Citizens UK, the Migrants' Law Project at Islington Law Centre and ....more
Comic Relief - The next steps for the Living Wage movement
£120,000 25/11/2015
36
Low pay and in work poverty is a serious issue in the UK. More people from working families are now in poverty than those who are out of work. This means more children are growing up in child poverty ....more
Barrow Cadbury Trust - Citizens UK: Birmingham (2015-17)
£60,000 24/10/2015
23
To support the activities and expansion of Citizens UK: Birmingham
AB Charitable Trust - Movement to secure status for children
£10,000 20/10/2015
£10,000 towards a professional community organiser to support young people to secure their status
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How is it governed?

Trustees (13)
Current Trustees appointed

Age Range of Trustees: 26-77
  • BRANDON AKEM Appointed: 2023, Occupation: Risk Business Partner At Aviva
  • SALLY RUSH Appointed: 2021, Occupation: Self Employed
  • YAHYE ABDI Appointed: 2024, Occupation: Lead Project Coordinator
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 14/12/2004, number: 1107264
  • Registered at Companies House on 25/10/2004, number: 05268071
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
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
18 returns made; AR16: 1 days late, AR11: 1 days late, AR10: 18 days late, AR07: 2 days late, AR06: 9 days late,
Main office

Citizens UK
1 & 3 Jacquard Point
Tapestry Way
LONDON
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Objectives

The objects for which the Charity is established are: · to develop the capacity and skills of the members of socially and economically disadvantaged communities in such a way that such members are better able to identify and help meet their needs and to participate more fully in society,· to assist by directly promoting the more effective working of charitable community capacity building organisations designed to pursue that aim,· to advance the voluntary sector,· to advance physical and mental health,· to relieve poverty, unemployment, or those in need by reason of youth, age, ill-health, disability, financial hardship or other disadvantage,· to advance environmental protection or improvement and sustainable development,· to advance the arts, culture, heritage or science, and· to further such exclusively charitable objects as the Trustees in their absolute discretion from time to time determine. Sustainable development means development which meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Nothing in these Articles shall authorise an application of the property of the Charity for purposes which are not charitable in accordance with section 7 of the Charities and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act 2005.The amendment has been made to the final objective to remove reference to the “laws of England and Wales” and insert the following wording “Nothing in these Articles shall authorise an application of the property of the Charity for purposes which are not charitable in accordance with section 7 of the Charities and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act 2005”.

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NATIONAL AND OVERSEAS

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