Finance Score: -2
Governance Score: 9
Support Score: 9
  • Liabilities <10%: +3
  • Fundraising costs high: -5
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Award winner
  • Grant maker support: +9
Overall GiG Score: 16 ?

CLIC SARGENT CANCER CARE FOR CHILDREN 

Young Lives vs Cancer (the working name of CLIC Sargent Cancer Care for Children) is there for children and young people with cancer and their families, responding to their individual needs and caring through treatment and beyond. We provide emotional,practical and financial support, and take what beneficiaries tell us about the impact of cancer on their lives to help change things for the better.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • The charity has received backing from a grant maker recently
  • This charity is a recent Award Winner
  • This charity has a robust balance sheet
  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of age and gender and dynamic in terms of composition

Financial issues to consider:

  • Fundraising costs are extremely high relative to funds raised

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£23,827£25,537£-1,710£11,991£28,527£26,73812.6364836
31/03/22£26,323£24,164£2,159£11,657£30,237£27,77413.83401,500
31/03/21£22,203£21,119£1,084£8,825£28,078£24,30713.83601,500
31/03/20£31,421£26,794£4,627£12,859£26,994£23,17410.44631,500
31/03/19£29,549£27,624£1,925£12,969£22,367£20,5208.94861,500
31/03/18£28,883£25,557£3,325£11,899£20,442£16,5817.85350
31/03/17£27,491£25,627£1,863£11,846£17,115£14,4236.85450
31/03/16£24,872£25,786£-914£11,873£15,251£9,9504.65710
31/03/15£25,036£25,758£-722£12,380£16,154£11,5805.44570
31/03/14£25,485£24,531£954£11,694£16,879£12,4216.14420
31/03/13£22,261£23,250£-989£10,620£15,923£12,9286.74210
31/03/12£21,240£22,483£-1,243£11,179£17,096£13,13973650
31/03/11£26,495£21,143£5,352£7,981£18,365£12,6397.23460
31/03/10£18,566£18,589£-23£7,523£15,124£10,3636.73270
31/03/09?£25,352£26,173£-821£10,193£15,146£9,5124.43900
31/12/07£20,550£19,680£870£7,993£16,221£11,7517.23800
31/12/06£17,348£17,349£-1£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/05£17,573£16,224£1,349£0£0£0n/a00

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 61.5%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 47%
Senior Staff Costs/Total Spending: 6%
Highest pay band: £130,000-£140,000
Liabilities/Assets: 10%
Liabilities/Income: 13%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 94%
Reserves/Spending: 12.6 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 6 months
Quick Ratio: 4.1
Asset Split ?
Established: 20 years

www.younglivesvscancer.org.uk

info@younglivesvscancer.org.uk

0300 330 0803

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UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Accommodation/Housing
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
GiG Classification
  • General outpatient health-care services
How it operates
  • Makes Grants to Individuals
  • Other charitable activities
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides services
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
Where it operates
  • Northern Ireland, Scotland, Throughout England And Wales,
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People

Who's supporting them? ?

Awards received
  • Third Sector Awards 2019 Best Use of Impact Reporting
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
National Lottery Community Fund£471,540
City Bridge Trust£254,000
Masonic Trust£74,577
BBC Children in Need£22,618
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Masonic Trust - MCF Large Grant
£74,577 10/11/2021
The grant will fund a Social Worker to provide emotional and practical support to children and young people diagnosed with and treated for Cancer in Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, and their ....more
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - A grant to Clic Sargent Cancer Care for Children
£3,000 16/09/2021
The organisation's work in North East England
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - the organisation's work in the North East
£6,000 07/01/2021
the organisation's work in the North East
BBC Children in Need - Grant to CLIC Sargent Cancer Care For Children
£22,618 30/11/2020
This project will deliver emotional and practical support to young people diagnosed with cancer, and their families. As a result, young people will feel less isolated, maintain engagement in ....more
Cambridgeshire Community Foundation - Grant to CLIC Sargent
£5,000 06/05/2020
10
to support for 24 children and young people who have cancer and their families through providing guidance on government advice and how to access emergency help and through online group sessions in ....more
Tuixen Foundation - Core grant to CLIC Sargent
£500 10/03/2020
CLIC Sargent fights tirelessly for children and young people with cancer and provides services so they can focus on what's import
National Lottery Community Fund - Together We Thrive
£471,540 25/11/2019
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CLIC Sargent Cancer Care for Children is using a £471,540 grant to run their 'Together We Thrive' project over the next four years. The project empowers 260 young people with cancer, aged 16-25, ....more
City Bridge Trust - Grant to CLIC Sargent
£254,000 25/07/2019
£254,000 over 5 years £48,800, £49,800, £50,800, £51,800, £52,800) towards the running costs of the Cancer Costs programme for Londoners, run by the CLIC Sargent UCLH cancer care team.
True Colours Trust - Towards the refurbishment costs of Jeremy’s Room at Paul’s House
£14,649 01/11/2018
Towards the refurbishment costs of Jeremy’s Room at Paul’s House
BBC Children in Need - Grant to CLIC Sargent Cancer Care For Children
£123,312 06/08/2017
36
This project with deliver specialist support to children and their families who have received a childhood cancer diagnosis, ensuring the child or young person's emotional needs are met.
True Colours Trust - towards bereavement training for its social care staff and team leaders
£6,860 30/03/2017
towards bereavement training for its social care staff and team leaders
Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation - Grant to CLIC Sargent
£15,100 08/03/2017
12
Music Programme to engage young people with cancer
Wolfson Foundation - Grant to CLIC Sargent Cancer Care for Children
£50,000 16/06/2016
Refurbishment of new accommodation in Edinburgh
Masonic Trust - Young People's Community Worker
£75,738 20/04/2016
Young People's Community Worker based at the Royal Marsden Hospital to provide practical support for young people aged 16-24 with cancer and their families.
National Lottery Community Fund - CLIC Sargent Cancer Care for Children - Northern Ireland TYA
£10,000 17/06/2015
12
The group, based in central Belfast, provides clinical, practical and emotional support to children and young people suffering from cancer and their families. They are using the £10,000 grant to ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Northern Ireland Home from Home - Furnishings
£10,000 27/08/2013
12
The group provides clinical, practical and emotional support to children and young people suffering from cancer and their families. The grant will be used to purchase furniture for the new 'Home From ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - 'Moving on 2gether'
£363,646 13/12/2012
60
The 'Moving on 2gether' project will work with16-20 year olds going through cancer treatment who are_x000B_dis-engaged from education & making the transition from hospital back into the ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Malcolm Sargent House - Repacement Windows
£10,000 26/06/2012
12
This group will use the grant to replace the windows at the Malcom Sargent House in Ayrshire. The grant will be used to pay for replacement windows and masonry paintwork.
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (11)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split
Based on 9/11 persons

Age Range of Trustees: 38-75
  • ANNA HANCOCK Appointed: 2017, Occupation: Chartered Accountant
  • NIAMH LAWLOR Appointed: 2019, Occupation: Qualified Accountant And Finance Director
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 17/12/2004, number: 1107328
  • Registered at Companies House on 29/10/2004, number: 05273638
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Event History
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
  • Investment
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding policy and procedures
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Serious incident reporting policy and procedures
  • Social media policy and procedures
  • Trustee expenses policy and procedures
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
18 returns made; all on time
Recent reorganisation events:
  • Asset transfer in from THE OLIVE HERBERT CHARITABLE TRUST on 09/02/2021
  • Asset transfer in from TOMMY MEAGERS' WARRIORS on 04/08/2021
  • Asset transfer in from REDCOURT PARENT TEACHER ASSOCIATION on 11/05/2022
  • Asset transfer in from INNER WHEEL CLUB OF ST AUSTELL BENEVOLENT FUND on 15/11/2022
Main office

Young Lives vs Cancer
Whitefriars
Lewins Mead
BRISTOL
BS1 2NT

Objectives

3.1 TO ALLEVIATE THE SUFFERING AND PROMOTE THE RELIEF, CARE, WELL-BEING AND REHABILITATION OF CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE AFFLICTED WITH ANY FORM OF CANCER AND THEIR FAMILIES;3.2 TO PROVIDE THERAPEUTIC AND RECUPERATIVE CARE AND ASSISTANCE TO ANY PERSON IN NEED THEREOF WHO RECEIVES OR HAS RECEIVED CARE OR ASSISTANCE OF ANY KIND FROM THE CHARITY WHILST A CHILD OR YOUNG PERSON OR WHO HAS BEEN DIAGNOSED WITH CANCER WHILST A CHILD OR A YOUNG PERSON AND TO PROVIDE CARE AND ASSISTANCE TO ANY SUCH PERSON'S IMMEDIATE FAMILY, BEING IN NEED;3.3 TO CARRY OUT RESEARCH AND PUBLISH ANY USEFUL RESULTS INTO THE CAUSES AND EFFECTS OF CANCER IN CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE;3.4 TO PROMOTE SUCH OTHER PURPOSES BEING EXCLUSIVELY CHARITABLE ACCORDING TO THE LAWS OF ENGLAND AND WALES AS THE TRUSTEES MAY FROM TIME TO TIME DETERMINE.

Defined Area of Benefit:

NOT DEFINED. IN PRACTICE NATIONALLY.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase

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