Finance Score: -3
Governance Score: 5
Support Score: 8
  • Volatile income: -3
  • No PartB
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Mainly female board: -1
  • Grant maker support: +8
Overall GiG Score: 10 ?

CANAAN PROJECT 

The charity provides activities for needy children and young people.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years
  • A significant proportion of recent income was derived from major grant makers including the Government 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:

  • The Board is predominantly female

Financial issues to consider:

  • A PartB annual return has not been required and so detailed financial information is not available from the online data
  • Income has been volatile recently
Established: 19 years

www.canaanproject.co.uk

tessaelbourne@canaanproject.co.uk

07525986708

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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£70£85£-15n/an/an/an/an/a3
31/08/21£95£74£21n/an/an/an/an/a3
31/08/20*£116£111£5n/an/an/an/an/a6
31/08/19£115£102£13n/an/an/an/an/a13
31/08/18£104£105£-1£0£0£0n/a07
31/08/17£69£70£-1£0£0£0n/a00
31/08/16£88£82£6£0£0£0n/a00
31/08/15£92£88£4£0£0£0n/a00
31/08/14£63£82£-19£0£0£0n/a00
31/08/13£105£87£19£0£0£0n/a00
31/08/12£69£72£-2£0£0£0n/a00
31/08/11£88£68£20£0£0£0n/a00
31/08/10*£65£62£3£0£0£0n/a00
31/08/09£50£36£14£0£0£0n/a00
31/08/08*£31£17£14£0£0£0n/a00
31/08/07*£6£7£-1£0£0£0n/a00
31/08/06£7£6£2£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
What it does
  • Amateur Sport
  • Arts/Culture/Heritage/Science
  • Education/Training
Who works here?
  • 3 volunteers
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
How it operates
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides human resources
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Tower Hamlets,

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£121,000
Henry Smith Charity£63,200
Co-Operative Group£10,919
National Lottery Community Fund£10,000
Garfield Weston Foundation£10,000
BBC Children in Need£4,692
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Co-Operative Group - Grant to Canaan Project
£1,031 21/10/2023
Canaan Project would like to run day and residential trips and activities for young women from the Isle of Dogs that help them learn new skills, build confidence and better their community.
National Lottery Community Fund - Canaan Project- support for young women
£10,000 02/06/2023
The funding will be used to provide activities workshops and mentoring to girls and young women who are marginalised and in some cases vulnerable. This project aims to improve access to activities ....more
City Bridge Trust - Grant to CanaanProject
£121,000 27/01/2023
36
£121,000 over three years (£25,776; £47,612; £47,612) towards the costs of delivering targeted youth work provision to disadvantaged young women and girls in Tower Hamlets.
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£10,000 02/09/2022
Core Costs
Co-Operative Group - Grant to Canaan Project
£2,455 23/10/2021
We would like to deliver our generic activities programme, which includes lunch club and after-school club. We will need cooking equipment, ingredients, craft supplies and wellbeing resources.
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to Canaan Project
£63,200 08/12/2020
24
towards two years' salary of a Senior Youth Worker at a project providing support to disadvantaged young women in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets.
Co-Operative Group - Grant to Canaan Project
£3,504 24/10/2020
We want to buy supplies for our lunch and after school sessions, which are run to support marginalised young women in the Tower Hamlet area.
BBC Children in Need - Grant to Canaan Project
£4,692 17/06/2020
6
COVID19 - This grant will fund additional staff hours via telephone support due to COVID-19, ensuring that young girls from low income families are supported as they are signposted to further support ....more
Co-Operative Group - Grant to Canaan Project
£3,928 15/11/2019
We want to take the young women we work with away on trips, giving them new opportunities to learn and bond as a group.
Virgin Money Foundation - Grant to Canaan Project
£250 17/07/2019
Canaan Project supports young women through a wide range of skills-based projects and mentoring to help them feel comfortable in their skin, in their communities and in the wider world. The award was ....more
Woodward Charitable Trust - A young women’s only after-school club
£500 03/04/2019
Towards a young women’s only after-school club.
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to Canaan Project
£105,700 13/03/2019
36
towards three years' continuation funding of the salary of a Senior Youth Worker at a project delivering activities and support services to girls and young women in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£10,000 25/07/2018
Core costs for Canaan Project
DCMS - Rosa Fund, Tampon Tax
£10,000 01/12/2017
A 12 month project to expand the Canaan Project's programme of lunchtime and after school activities to an additional school for young marginalised girls aged 11-15 years in Tower Hamlets. The ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Canaan Project- Supporting young women
£6,500 08/11/2017
12
This project will run activities, one-to-one support and cultural excursions for marginalised young women, enabling them to develop new skills, raise aspirations and build positive relationships.
BBC Children in Need - Grant to Canaan Project
£72,286 14/06/2017
36
After school & lunch clubs and trips for young women facing multiple disadvantage in Bethnal Green. By attending sessions young women will have improved relationships & resilience and ....more
Tudor Trust - Grant to Canaan Project
£45,000 06/09/2016
24
over two years as continuation funding for salaries at a youth organisation working with young women, particularly from BME communities, in Tower Hamlets, East London
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to Canaan Project
£61,800 17/09/2015
36
towards three years' continuation funding of the salary of a Senior Youth Worker at a project delivering activities and support service to girls and young women in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets
Woodward Charitable Trust - After school activities for marginalised girls and young women
£1,000 04/02/2014
Towards after school activities for marginalised girls and young women in Tower Hamlets.
Tudor Trust - Grant to Canaan Project
£80,000 10/07/2013
36
over three years towards salaries for a youth organisation in Tower Hamlets, East London
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to Canaan Project
£55,000 12/09/2012
36
towards three years' running costs of a youth project in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, including contributions towards the salaries of a trainee Youth Worker and the Senior Youth Worker
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to Canaan Project
£20,000 30/06/2011
the salary of the Project Manager
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (7)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split
Based on 6/7 persons

Age Range of Trustees: 31-69
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 11/07/2005, number: 1110403
  • Registered at Companies House on 15/04/2005, number: 05425527
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Complaints handling
  • Conflicting interests
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
17 returns made; AR20: 9 days late, AR10: 24 days late, AR08: 6 days late, AR07: 27 days late,
Main office

TOWER HAMLETS COMMUNITY CHURCH
117 RICARDO STREET
LONDON
E14 6EQ

Objectives

(A) TO PROMOTE FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE INHABITANTS OF TOWER HAMLETS AND SUCH PARTS OF THE UNITED KINGDOM AND THE WORLD THE PROVISION OF FACILITIES FOR RECREATION OR OTHER LEISURE TIME OCCUPATION OF INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE NEED OF SUCH FACILITIES BY REASON OF THEIR YOUTH, AGE, INFIRMITY OR DISABLEMENT, FINANCIAL HARDSHIP OR SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC CIRCUMSTANCES OR FOR THE PUBLIC AT LARGE IN THE INTERESTS OF SOCIAL WELFARE AND WITH THE OBJECT OF IMPROVING THE CONDITION OF LIFE OF THE SAID INHABITANTS;(B) TO ADVANCE EDUCATION IN LIFE SKILLS GENERALLY FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE COMMUNITY WITHOUT DISTINCTION OF GENDER, RACE, RELIGIOUS OR POLITICAL BELIEF IN TOWER HAMLETS AND SUCH PARTS OF THE UNITED KINGDOM AND THE WORLD AS THE TRUSTEES MAY FROM TIME TO TIME THINK FIT.

Defined Area of Benefit:

WORLDWIDE, IN PARTICULAR TOWER HAMLETS.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
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