Finance Score: 8
Governance Score: 9
Support Score: 10
  • Good reserves management: +3
  • Strong growth: +2
  • Fundraising costs low: +3
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +10
Overall GiG Score: 27 ?

OASIS AQUILA HOUSING 

Providing supported accommodation to homeless and vulnerable people, a homelessness resource centre, private sector access scheme, employability support, the provision of affordable housing, family support services and support for victims of domestic and sexual abuse.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • Reserves management has been consistently within official guidelines
  • There has been strong growth in spending over the last 5 years
  • 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 including the Government and a Community Foundation
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of age and gender and dynamic in terms of composition
Established: 19 years

www.oasiscommunityhousing.org

info@oasiscommunityhousing.org

01914773535

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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
31/08/22£4,271£4,395£-125£229£3,008£2,55579940
31/08/21£4,401£4,414£-14£200£3,099£2,5536.91055
31/08/20£4,089£3,738£351£176£2,940£2,1817930
31/08/19£3,212£3,080£133£210£2,588£1,8587.28815
31/08/18£2,785£2,816£-31£193£2,311£1,87188561
31/08/17£2,484£2,339£145£40£2,342£1,8949.7780
31/08/16£2,465£2,556£-91£1£2,197£1,7778.3820
31/08/15£2,618£2,133£485£36£2,293£1,87110.5520
31/08/14?£2,700£1,895£806£4£1,807£1,5439.8360
31/03/13£1,054£920£134£30£1,002£7059.2270
31/03/12£1,148£991£156£28£868£6407.7300
31/03/11£1,111£1,173£-62£28£712£5826340
31/03/10£1,325£1,357£-31£56£774£6035.3350
31/03/09£1,400£1,215£184£36£805£6015.9330
31/03/08£1,458£1,499£-41£38£620£6014.8420
31/03/07£1,996£1,492£504£44£662£6375.1370
31/03/06£1,362£1,204£157£0£0£0n/a00

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 5.4%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 5.2%
Highest pay band: Less than £60,000
Liabilities/Assets: 24%
Liabilities/Income: 22%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 85%
Reserves/Spending: 7 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 3 months
Quick Ratio: 1.7
Asset Split ?
What it does
  • Accommodation/Housing
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • Other Charitable Purposes
  • Religious Activities
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
Who works here?
  • 99 employees
  • 40 volunteers
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Other Defined Groups
How it operates
  • Other charitable activities
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Croydon, Gateshead, Newcastle Upon Tyne City, North Tyneside, Northumberland, South Tyneside, Southwark, Sunderland,

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
National Lottery Community Fund£510,000
The Charity of Sir Richard Whittington£100,000
Mercer's Charitable Foundation£92,051
DCMS£47,494
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
The Charity of Sir Richard Whittington - Grant to Oasis Community Housing
£100,000 25/01/2023
Basis@Sunderland is a homeless crisis drop-in centre offering free practical support to help people facing rough sleeping and other forms of housing crisis in Sunderland.
County Durham Community Foundation - Giving a Home
£2,000 09/12/2022
To support the delivery of projects in Tyne and Wear.
County Durham Community Foundation - Oasis Community Housing
£450 14/02/2022
To support the work of the charity.
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - A grant to Oasis Aquila Housing
£5,000 16/12/2021
Core costs
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - A grant to Oasis Aquila Housing
£1,000 09/12/2021
Providing ongoing support to homeless people in Gateshead, including a Christmas lunch
National Lottery Community Fund - Finding your feet financially
£10,000 12/11/2021
The funding will be used to provide a financial capability support project for homeless people. This will help them to manage their living expenses more effectively working in conjunction Gateshead ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Basis@Gateshead - multi-service homeless hub.
£300,000 22/09/2021
36
The project will use the funding over three years to continue and develop its crisis support services to those affected by homelessness in Gateshead. This aims to reduce isolation help keep people ....more
County Durham Community Foundation - Crisis Support
£5,000 11/08/2021
To support the organisation with running costs
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - A grant to Oasis Aquila Housing
£2,500 08/07/2021
Purchasing and installing CCTV in supported accomodation in Gateshead for young women aged up to 25
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - A grant to Oasis Aquila Housing
£10,000 24/06/2021
Financial capability work with homeless and vulnerably-housed people
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - A grant to Oasis Aquila Housing
£500 10/06/2021
The organisation's charitable purposes
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - salary costs for a part time domestic abuse community outreach worker in Gateshead to manage an increased referral caseload due to Covid19
£8,128 25/03/2021
salary costs for a part time domestic abuse community outreach worker in Gateshead to manage an increased referral caseload due to Covid19
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - salary costs for a part time domestic abuse community outreach worker in Gateshead to manage an increased referral caseload due to Covid19
£8,128 25/03/2021
salary costs for a part time domestic abuse community outreach worker in Gateshead to manage an increased referral caseload due to Covid19
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - core costs to support the health and resilience of people facing homelessness across Tyne & Wear
£10,000 01/10/2020
core costs to support the health and resilience of people facing homelessness across Tyne & Wear
DCMS - Coronavirus Community Support Fund
£47,494 23/07/2020
"The fund aims to:1) To reduce closures of essential charities that provide essential services to vulnerable groups during the COVID-19 crisis by ensuring they have the financial resources to ....more
Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government - MHCLG Homelessness Fund
£25,000 07/05/2020
Organisations supporting homelessness
National Lottery Community Fund - BASIS@Sunderland
£200,000 17/12/2019
36
The funding will provide and extensive drop in resource centre for people facing homelessness in Sunderland. The aim is to help attend to people's basic needs, help with future accommodation and ....more
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - Refurbishing a 24 hour supported living building in Gateshead providing accommodation for vulnerable pregnant young women
£4,750 30/10/2019
Refurbishing a 24 hour supported living building in Gateshead providing accommodation for vulnerable pregnant young women
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - the Empower project for those at risk of domestic abuse in Gateshead
£5,000 30/07/2019
the Empower project for those at risk of domestic abuse in Gateshead
Mercer's Charitable Foundation - Grant to Oasis Community Housing
£92,051 04/07/2019
36
Supported accommodation for those who are homeless or vulnerably housed in Gateshead.
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - provision of financial and resilience advice in Gateshead
£3,000 19/06/2019
provision of financial and resilience advice in Gateshead
Dulverton Trust - Help to Rent Project
£35,875 12/06/2019
Help to Rent Project
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - Basis Beds
£5,000 19/03/2019
Basis Beds
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - In Your Pocket
£5,833 13/03/2019
In Your Pocket
Virgin Money Foundation - Grant to Oasis Community Housing
£5,000 07/03/2019
6
Grant through the Collaboration Action Fund.
National Lottery Community Fund - Help to Rent Homeless Early Action
£10,000 07/03/2019
12
The project will support people in Gateshead and Sunderland who are experiencing serious housing issues. It aims to provide them with help budgeting, accessing affordable housing, and sourcing ....more
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - Basis Beds
£5,000 21/01/2019
Basis Beds
Virgin Money Foundation - Grant to Oasis Community Housing
£50,000 21/12/2018
12
Grant to support its work getting young people into sustained employment.
DCMS - Help disadvantaged young people to find and keep a job
£16,667 21/12/2018
Oasis Community Housing provides support to homeless and vulnerable people in Gateshead. The awards is to support its work supporting young people into employment.
County Durham Community Foundation - Wings Domestic Abuse (DA) Project
£10,000 06/12/2018
To support the Wings Project which educates and empowers vulnerable women iwho have experienced, or are at risk of becoming victims to DA.
LandAid Charitable Trust - Renovation of women's hostel
£70,000 31/03/2018
6
Refurbishment of supported accommodation project for homeless young women aged 16-21 in London. The building works will include feasibility work for energy efficiency options for the roof, kitchen ....more
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - In Your Pocket
£10,000 07/03/2018
In Your Pocket
Virgin Money Foundation - Grant to Oasis Community Housing
£50,000 12/02/2018
12
Grant to Oasis Community Housing to enable them to continue operating the Bond Scheme in Gateshead.
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Making a home - Basis Beds
£5,000 22/01/2018
Making a home - Basis Beds
County Durham Community Foundation - Basis (Sunderland)
£25,000 22/11/2017
To support a direct access resource centre for those who are homeless or at risk of homelessness in Sunderland.
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Running costs of day centre - year 3
£30,000 01/04/2017
Running costs of day centre - year 3
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Towards Karis Project Parenting Programme
£3,850 28/02/2017
Towards Karis Project Parenting Programme
Virgin Money Foundation - Grant to Oasis Aquila Housing
£46,940 06/12/2016
12
Grant to continue its successful bond scheme which enables people experiencing homelenessness to access rented accommodation.
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Towards Valuing Volunteers Project
£10,000 18/11/2016
Towards Valuing Volunteers Project
National Lottery Community Fund - Basis@336
£499,643 18/05/2016
60
This is a project to continue to support homeless or at risk of homelessness adults in Gateshead via a drop-in, open door policy. The service will provide emergency relief, housing and benefits ....more
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Towards Running costs of day centre - year 2
£30,000 01/04/2016
Towards Running costs of day centre - year 2
National Lottery Community Fund - Resolving Crisis in Gateshead
£499,261 03/03/2016
60
Will assist and support those experiencing hardship crisis like housing and financial concerns. Will work with the individual to resolve housing issues by providing emergency accommodation and ....more
Virgin Money Foundation - Grant to Oasis Aquila
£43,979 20/11/2015
12
Grant to fund a Social Lettings Agency which will provide long term affordable housing from which people can build stable and sustainable futures.
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Towards Running costs of day centre - year 1
£30,000 14/10/2015
Towards Running costs of day centre - year 1
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to Oasis Aquila Housing
£90,000 17/09/2015
36
towards three years' running costs of a day centre providing support and emergency accommodation to homeless and vulnerably housed people in a deprived area of Tyne & Wear
Comic Relief - Healthy Resilient Lives
£109,736 15/07/2015
36
Homeless young people are highly likely to suffer from poor mental and physical health and may have suffered from domestic abuse and other forms of violence. They require not only a place to live but ....more
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Towards Homeless Resource Centre Basis@336: IT suite, training & support
£4,712 03/06/2015
Towards Homeless Resource Centre Basis@336: IT suite, training & support
Northern Rock Foundation - Grant awarded to Aquila Way (Tyne & Wear)
£280,000 13/05/2014
For capital funding to purchase properties which can be refurbished and let out to homeless people.
Northern Rock Foundation - Grant awarded to Aquila Way (Tyne & Wear)
£218,170 15/10/2013
To continue funding a day centre for homeless people in Gateshead.
Northern Rock Foundation - Grant awarded to Aquila Way (Tyne & Wear)
£2,500 21/03/2013
To work on the strategy for the development of Basis and to build partnerships with other statutory and voluntary agencies.
Northern Rock Foundation - Grant awarded to Aquila Way (Tyne & Wear)
£34,133 12/11/2012
To conduct a feasibility study and, if appropriate, establish a local lettings agency.
Northern Rock Foundation - Grant awarded to Aquila Way (Tyne & Wear)
£61,960 11/10/2011
Towards a resettlement programme for prisoners leaving prisons in Northumberland.
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (8)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split
Based on 7/8 persons

Age Range of Trustees: 39-74
  • KATE GINKS Appointed: 2015, Occupation: Managing Director
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 11/01/2005, number: 1107554
  • Registered at Companies House on 30/11/2004, number: 05300083
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Complaints handling
  • Conflicting interests
  • Investment
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
17 returns made; all on time
Main office

Oasis Community Housing
Unit 7-8
Delta Bank Road
Metro Riverside Park
GATESHEAD
NE11 9DJ

Objectives

THE CHARITY'S OBJECTS ARE FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT ANY SUCH CHARITABLE PURPOSES AS THE DIRECTORS IN THEIR ABSOLUTE DISCRETION THINK FIT INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO:3B.1 THE ADVANCEMENT OF CHRISTIANITY;3B.2 THE RELIEF OF PERSONS WHO ARE IN NEED, HARDSHIP OR DISTRESS AND THE PREVENTION AND RELIEF OF POVERTYIN PARTICULAR BUT WITHOUT PREJUDICE TO THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, PROMOTING FOR THE BENEFIT OF INHABITANTS IN THE UNITED KINGDOM, THE PROVISION OF THE FOREGOING BY PROVIDING HOUSING AND ANY ASSOCIATED AMENITIES FOR HOMELESS PEOPLE AND YOUNG PARENTS AND BABIES IN NECESSITOUS CIRCUMSTANCES APPROPRIATE TO THEIR MEANS

Defined Area of Benefit:

NOT DEFINED BUT IN PRACTICE GATESHEAD, TYNE AND WEAR, GATESHEAD AND NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
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