Finance Score: 6
Governance Score: 6
Support Score: 11
  • Good reserves management: +3
  • Fundraising costs low: +3
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +11
Overall GiG Score: 23 ?

JIGSAW4U LIMITED 

Pre Bereavement and Grief SupportAdvocacy and befriendingHome-school projectsParticipationTraining and consultationYoung Runaways and young people at risk of or expereincing sexual exploitationDomestic AbuseEarly Years Parenting
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • Reserves management has been consistently within official guidelines
  • Spending has increased over the last 3 years relative to the previous period
  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years
  • Fundraising costs are unusually low relative to funds raised
  • A significant proportion of recent income was derived from major grant makers including the Government
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of age and dynamic in terms of composition

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • Over half the Board have joined recently

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£1,269£1,105£164£21£1,111£456534119
31/03/22£1,069£965£104£11£946£4235.330120
31/03/21£1,066£862£204£8£842£4275.928109
31/03/20£951£847£104£7£638£3394.82690
31/03/19£934£787£147£13£534£2093.22580
31/03/18£818£743£75£19£387£1672.7220
31/03/17£894£798£96£12£312£1572.4200
31/03/16£833£772£61£8£216£1542.4200
31/03/15£682£654£28£4£155£1152.1170
31/03/14£678£591£87£5£127£791.6160
31/03/13£616£627£-11£4£40£240.5160
31/03/12£897£1,003£-106£5£51£90.1220
31/03/11£1,097£1,082£15£7£157£971.1220
31/03/10£883£831£52£10£142£1422180
31/03/09£707£688£19£8£90£901.6150
31/03/08£603£599£4£7£71£711.4130
31/03/07£583£516£68£1£66£661.5110
31/03/06£464£454£10£0£0£0n/a00

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 1.6%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 1.9%
Highest pay band: Less than £60,000
Liabilities/Assets: 4%
Liabilities/Income: 4%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 41%
Reserves/Spending: 5 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 12 months
Quick Ratio: 25.3
Asset Split ?
Established: 19 years

www.jigsaw4u.org.uk

info@jigsaw4u.org.uk

0208 687 1384

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UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Disability
  • Education/Training
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • Other Charitable Purposes
GiG Classification
  • Hospice & bereavement services
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides human resources
  • Provides services
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
Where it operates
  • Croydon, Kingston Upon Thames, Merton, Richmond Upon Thames, Sutton, Wandsworth,
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Other Defined Groups

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
City Bridge Trust£326,925
Prudence Trust£310,176
National Lottery Community Fund£272,508
The Charity of Sir Richard Whittington£150,000
BBC Children in Need£98,164
Masonic Trust£25,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Esmee Fairbairn - TASK to Jigsaw4u
£10,000 10/05/2023
TASK fund donation towards general funds
City Bridge Trust - Grant to Jigsaw4u Limited
£114,330 26/04/2023
£114,330 over two further and final years (£56,698, £57,632) towards the full-time salary of a Project Coordinator, volunteer training costs, organisational overheads, and associated project ....more
Lloyds Bank Foundation - One off gift towards cost of living crisis to Jigsaw4U Limited
£2,250 14/12/2022
One off gift to support with the cost of living crisis
Co-Operative Group - Grant to Jigsaw4u
£2,285 22/10/2022
We want to support children and young people affected by the loss of a loved one through illness, cancer, sudden death or traumatic death (suicide, murder etc).
BBC Children in Need - Grant to Jigsaw4u Limited
£500 20/10/2022
0
‘Cost of Living uplift: £500 to help projects meet their rising costs and respond to increased demand 31/10/2022’
National Lottery Community Fund - Who's In Charge? Parenting Programme
£262,508 11/08/2022
Trigger warning: this report references domestically abusive behaviour perpetrated by children & young people in the home. IntroductionThis funding will be used to support Jigsaw4U a family ....more
Prudence Trust - More Places to Go 2022 - Jigsaw4u
£310,176 26/05/2022
South London based delivery of therapy sessions for young people aged 11-25 displaying symptoms of depression or anxiety.
The Charity of Sir Richard Whittington - Grant to Jigsaw4u
£75,000 06/04/2022
Continuation funding for Jigsaw4u's 'Improving Outcomes for Prisoners' Families' community based project working with whole families in SW London.
Co-Operative Group - Grant to Jigsaw4u
£2,208 23/10/2021
It would help us provide specialist bereavement support for children and young people affected by the death of a close family member.
BBC Children in Need - Grant to Jigsaw4u Limited
£94,589 10/08/2021
This project will deliver pre and post bereavement support, counselling and groupwork for bereaved children. The activities will support the children to manage their feelings, increase self esteem ....more
Masonic Trust - MCF Freemasons COVID-19 Community Fund
£25,000 05/07/2021
The grant will fund the salary costs of a Specialist Support Practitioner to support 100 young people and 200 family members with pre and post bereavement support.
City Bridge Trust - Grant to Jigsaw4u Limited
£49,660 13/08/2020
towards the costs outlined in your application for additional staff time (direct and helpline) to support bereaved children and young people who have been directly or indirectly impacted by COVID 18
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Variation grant to Jigsaw4U Limited
£7,500 23/07/2020
Grant to Jigsaw4U Limited meeting the additional costs of adapting services, premises or implementing other safety measures in response to the Covid pandemic.
BBC Children in Need - Grant to Jigsaw4u
£3,075 17/06/2020
6
COVID19 - This grant will fund support packages additional staffing to support young people affected by bereavement and are isolated at home due to Covid-19, this will help manage the effects of ....more
The Wimbledon Foundation - Year 6/7 COVID-19 Response Transition Project
£10,000 03/06/2020
The funding will provide 80 vulnerable children with a week of activities focussed on improving their successful transition to secondary school in September which has been restricted due to the ....more
DCMS - VSCE CMC Fund
£3,075 22/05/2020
NET, Comic Relief and Children in Need will use this funding to provide: increased support to vulnerable people and hidden groups, thus reducing the burden on public services; reach local grassroots ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Positive Activities Plus
£10,000 22/05/2020
11
The organisation would like to facilitate 400 children and young people (aged 8-21) who live in Sutton or Merton boroughs to attend at least one positive activity during the Covid-19 post-lockdown ....more
City Bridge Trust - Grant to Jigsaw4u
£4,935 13/04/2020
A grant of £4,935 to fund the essential and urgent costs outlined in the application, so that the organisation can carry on providing support to Londoners.
City Bridge Trust - Grant to Jigsaw4u
£158,000 26/09/2019
36
£158,000 over three years (£54,000, £54,000, £50,000) for the salary costs of a Co-ordinator, volunteer training, and a contribution to management and office costs.
The Charity of Sir Richard Whittington - Grant to Jigsaw4u
£75,000 04/07/2019
36
A community based project working with the whole family in Sutton and Merton.
National Lottery Community Fund - Who's in Charge Parenting Programme
£165,711 22/11/2018
36
A project to improve the life for families experiencing child to parent violence - defined as any abusive behaviour by someone under 18 years to control, dominate or coerce their parent or carer. A ....more
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to Jigsaw4U Limited
£75,000 18/10/2018
36
Jigsaw4U are seeking funding for the salary and related costs of a tenancy support practitioner to provide holistic support to young people as they leave care and move into independent living to help ....more
Greater London Authority - Young Londoners Fund
£149,799 01/10/2018
The Young Victims of Crime service will provide specialist support for 11-17-year olds in Merton and Sutton through 1:1 sessions, groupwork and positive activities. Employing a Specialist Support ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Positive Activities
£10,000 04/05/2018
12
This project will allow children and young people to engage in positive activities such as cooking, sports, arts and other clubs. This will increase their confidence, improve mental wellbeing, foster ....more
BBC Children in Need - Grant to Jigsaw4u Limited
£120,000 02/03/2018
36
One to one and group support for young people affected by the suicide of someone close to them. Young people will benefit through reduced distress, improved relationships with their family and higher ....more
Co-Operative Group - Grant to Jigsaw4u
£2,684 29/11/2017
We want to hold a therapeutic art workshop for our children and young people to work through their difficult experiences using art.
London Catalyst - Jigsaw4u - 1
£4,500 04/02/2015
Who's in Charge programme for families experiencing child to parent violence
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to Jigsaw4U Limited
£33,100 28/08/2013
Jigsaw4U provides services across Merton and Sutton supporting children and young people through loss, trauma and bereavement. This grant is to fund a new post of volunteer coordinator to develop a ....more
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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: 30-62
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 20/04/2005, number: 1109167
  • Registered at Companies House on 16/02/2005, number: 05366329
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
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
  • 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
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
18 returns made; all on time
Main office

Jigsaw4u
40 Mill Green Road
Mitcham
CR4 4HY

Objectives

3. THE CHARITY'S OBJECTS (THE OBJECTS) ARE:I. TO RELIEVE THOSE CHILDREN AND ADULTS WHO HAVE SUFFERED SEXUAL, PHYSICAL, MENTAL AND EMOTIONAL DISTRESS BY THE PROVISION OF CARE, GUIDANCE, ADVICE, ADVOCACY AND COUNSELLING AS WELL AS THE PROVISION ADVICE AND SUPPORT FOR THOSE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CARE OF SUCH PERSONS.II.TO RELIEVE THE NEEDS OF SOCIALLY OR ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED YOUNG PERSONS AND/OR THOSE WHO ARE EXCLUDED, OR IN DANGER OF BEING EXCLUDED, FROM SCHOOL IN PARTICULAR BY THE PROVISION OF CARE, ADVICE, SUPPORT AND ADVOCACY.

Defined Area of Benefit:

NOT DEFINED, IN PRACTICE GREATER LONDON

Data Sources

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