Finance Score: 7
Governance Score: 6
Support Score: 19
  • Good reserves management: +3
  • Reasonable growth: +1
  • Fundraising costs low: +3
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +19
Overall GiG Score: 32 ?

THE ZACCHAEUS 2000 TRUST 

The prevention & relief of poverty in the UK in a manner consistent with Christian ethics; Providing assistance &services to individuals in need; providing advice education training & assistance on any issues relating to the relief of poverty to volunteers other charities or organisations; undertaking supporting & promulgating research into factors that contribute to poverty &ways to mitigate them
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • Reserves management has been consistently within official guidelines
  • 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:

  • 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
31/12/22£823£878£-55£51£443£43661735
31/12/21£836£786£50£45£497£4887.5165
31/12/20£942£750£192£44£447£4226.8177
31/12/19£680£606£75£41£255£2535155
31/12/18£601£591£10£0£180£1803.6166
31/12/17£459£518£-59£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/16£514£487£27£0£229£2145.3150
31/12/15£449£454£-6£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/14£403£428£-25£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/13£385£381£3£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/12£364£342£22£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/11£274£242£32£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/10£174£177£-3£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/09£208£168£40£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/08£143£127£16£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/07£60£64£-4£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/06£161£167£-7£0£0£0n/a00

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 6.2%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 5.8%
Senior Staff Costs/Total Spending: 10%
Highest pay band: £70,000-£80,000
Liabilities/Assets: 36%
Liabilities/Income: 31%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 99%
Reserves/Spending: 6 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 6 months
Quick Ratio: 2.6
Asset Split ?
Established: 19 years

www.z2k.org

admin@z2k.org

020 7259 0801

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UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Education/Training
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
GiG Classification
  • Practical support, advice & companionship
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Throughout London,
Who it helps
  • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies
  • People With Disabilities
  • 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£226,500
Lloyds Bank Foundation£216,802
Henry Smith Charity£180,000
Esmee Fairbairn£175,000
The Legal Education Foundation£150,000
John Ellerman Foundation£150,000
Nationwide Foundation£98,713
AB Charitable Trust£82,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
London Legal Support Trust - Centres of Excellence 2023
£10,000 28/12/2023
Long term core funding for specialist free legal advice organisations, along with in-kind help and support with ongoing development. Aiming to support a sustainable and robust specialist advice ....more
AB Charitable Trust - A grant to Z2K (registered as Zacchaeus 2000 Trust)
£22,000 20/12/2023
An unrestricted grant of £22,000 for 3 years (This grant is renewable - year 2 of up to 3 years). Zacchaeus 2000 Trust provides specialist legal advice and wraparound support to Lononders in low ....more
The Legal Education Foundation - A grant to Z2K
£150,000 30/11/2023
A grant to Z2K under the LEF's Stronger Sector grant programme
Quartet Community Foundation - Grant to The Zacchaeus 2000 Trust
£3,000 26/10/2023
As requested by the donor towards debt, benefits money advice to relieve or prevent poverty of Londoners.
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to Zacchaeus 2000 Trust
£150,000 19/10/2023
24
Grant over 3 years to support influencing change at the national level
John Ellerman Foundation - Contribution towards our core (salary, direct and indirect) costs incurred in the delivery of our national policy influencing and campaigning.
£150,000 28/09/2023
Contribution towards our core (salary, direct and indirect) costs incurred in the delivery of our national policy influencing and campaigning.
Quartet Community Foundation - Grant to The Zacchaeus 2000 Trust
£130 07/08/2023
As requested by the donor towards debt, benefits money advice to relieve or prevent poverty of Londoners.
London Catalyst - Z2K (registered as Zacchaeus 2000 Trust) - 11
£1,800 09/05/2023
Hardship Fund
London Legal Support Trust - Centres of Excellence 2022
£10,000 22/12/2022
Long term core funding for specialist free legal advice organisations, along with in-kind help and support with ongoing development. Aiming to support a sustainable and robust specialist advice ....more
Lloyds Bank Foundation - One off gift towards cost of living crisis to Zacchaeus 2000 Trust
£2,250 14/12/2022
One off gift to support with the cost of living crisis
Nationwide Foundation - TVP2 - Z2K
£69,963 28/11/2022
• The project will target powerholders in Westminster City Council (WCC) as their PRS strategy develops, taking advantage of an opportunity in Westminster where Labour have recently taken control ....more
Trust for London - Zacchaeus 2000 Trust
£2,500 29/09/2022
This is a cost of living uplift for grant reference 360G-trustforlondon-MAIN-S2-06.10.2020-8784
Nationwide Foundation - TVP1 - Z2K - additional funding
£14,250 13/09/2022
This funding will contribute to the salaries of the staff involved in project delivery and tenant involvement expenses.
London Catalyst - Z2K (registered as Zacchaeus 2000 Trust) - 10
£1,750 06/09/2022
Hardship Fund
Trust for London - Zacchaeus 2000 Trust
£124,000 29/06/2022
The funding is for the design and implementation of new policy influencing and public campaigning activity that seeks to secure fundamental reform of temporary accommodation practice in Westminster, ....more
London Legal Support Trust - Centres of Excellence 2021
£10,000 14/12/2021
Long term core funding for specialist free legal advice organisations, along with in-kind help and support with ongoing development. Aiming to support a sustainable and robust specialist advice ....more
London Catalyst - Z2K (registered as Zacchaeus 2000 Trust) - 9
£1,500 16/11/2021
Hardship Fund
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to Zacchaeus 2000 Trust (Z2K)
£180,000 11/08/2021
36
towards three years' continuation funding of the 'Casework and Support Service', providing information and advice for people on low income and vulnerable individuals in London.
Nationwide Foundation - TVP1 - Z2K - Covid-19 funding
£12,500 06/07/2021
To allow the project additional time to make up for some of the lost time during the pandemic to do in-person work with clients.
AB Charitable Trust - A grant to Zacchaeus 2000 Trust (Z2K)
£20,000 22/04/2021
An unrestricted grant of £20,000 (This grant is renewable - year 3 of 3 years). Zacchaeus 2000 Trust provides one to one advice and casework for low-income Londoners at risk of homelessness ....more
Trust for London - Zacchaeus 2000 Trust
£100,000 03/03/2021
The funding is for policy influencing and public campaigning which seeks to secure: fundamental reform of the disability benefits system; a halt to Universal Credit “managed migration” ....more
Nationwide Foundation - Zacchaeus 2000 Trust wellbeing support
£2,000 23/02/2021
Wellbeing support
Tudor Trust - Grant to Zacchaeus 2000 Trust
£2,000 11/02/2021
as an additional grant to support staff, volunteer and trustee wellbeing, to assist the organisation deliver its charitable purpose more effectively
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Welfare grant to Zacchaeus 2000 Trust
£49,834 07/12/2020
18
18 Months Grant to Zacchaeus 2000 Trust under the Welfare policy and influencing funding programme
City Bridge Trust - Grant to Z2K (registered as Zacchaeus 2000 Trust)
£28,472 28/09/2020
towards a FTE specialist housing caseworker and associated running costs, as outlined in your application
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Variation grant to Zacchaeus 2000 Trust
£14,718 23/07/2020
Grant to Zacchaeus 2000 Trust meeting the additional costs of adapting services, premises or implementing other safety measures in response to the Covid pandemic.
Tudor Trust - Grant to Zacchaeus 2000 Trust
£30,000 06/07/2020
12
over one year as core funding for this benefits, debt and housing advice and campaigning charity based in London
AB Charitable Trust - A grant to Zacchaeus 2000 Trust (Z2K)
£20,000 02/07/2020
An unrestricted grant of £20,000 (This grant is renewable - year 2 of up to 3 years). Zacchaeus 2000 Trust provides one to one advice and casework for low-income Londoners at risk of homelessness ....more
The London Community Foundation - Grant to Zacchaeus 2000 Trust
£23,306 07/05/2020
combining casework advice and support with wrap around support that enables us to combine our help to individuals to include - 1. emergency help such as relief of poverty, 2. stabilising longer term ....more
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to The Zacchaeus 2000 Trust
£25,000 05/05/2020
6
towards unrestricted core costs as a COVID-19 Fast Response grant
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to The Zacchaeus 2000 Trust
£150,000 28/08/2019
36
Towards core costs to enable the organisation to tackle problems within the benefits system which cause poverty and homelessness by influencing policy and practice.
AB Charitable Trust - A grant to Zacchaeus 2000 Trust (Z2K)
£20,000 27/06/2019
An unrestricted grant of £20,000 (this grant is renewable - year 1 of up to 3 years). Zacchaeus 2000 Trust provides one to one advice and casework for low-income Londoners at risk of homelessness ....more
City Bridge Trust - Grant to Zacchaeus 2000 Trust
£200,000 14/11/2018
60
£200,000 over five years (£50,000; £45,000; £40,000; £35,000; £30,000) towards the core costs of advice and support work.
John Ellerman Foundation - core costs
£70,000 26/07/2018
36
Towards the costs of working to solve and prevent problems in the disability benefits system identified by those most affected by the issues
AB Charitable Trust - A grant to Zacchaeus 2000 Trust
£15,000 03/07/2018
£15,000 towards core costs. Zacchaeus 2000 Trust provides one to one advice and casework for low-income Londoners at risk of homelessness (benefits and housing advice); practical support for related ....more
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to Zacchaeus 2000 Trust (Z2K)
£150,000 14/03/2018
36
towards three years' salary of a Senior Casework Manager at a project providing information and advice to low income and vulnerable individuals in London
Trust for London - Zacchaeus 2000 Trust
£150,000 01/03/2018
36
The funding is to continue to challenge the triple impact of cuts to benefits, above-inflation rent increases and the additional burden of Council Tax charges – through its research and ....more
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to Zacchaeus 2000 Trust
£75,000 30/11/2017
36
Z2K is seeking funding towards the salary of a homelessness empowerment officer to support its NextDoor private rented sector access scheme, supporting people who are homeless or at high risk of ....more
Tudor Trust - Grant to Zacchaeus 2000 Trust
£30,000 31/01/2017
12
over one year as continuation funding towards the core running costs of an organisation providing advice, casework and support in courts and tribunals to people in poverty in London
AB Charitable Trust - A grant to Zacchaeus 2000 Trust
£10,000 24/01/2017
£10,000 towards a caseworker salary to provide advice and representation to those on low incomes in London. Zacchaeus 2000 Trust provides one to one advice and casework for low-income Londoners at ....more
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to The Zacchaeus 2000 Trust
£150,000 06/04/2016
36
Towards achieving systems change in benefits administration both locally and nationally improving the experience for individual claimants and reducing the need for preventable advice services.
AB Charitable Trust - Debt, Housing and Welfare Advice
£10,000 26/06/2015
£10,000 towards provision of debt, housing and welfare advice for refugees
Comic Relief - Advice and representation project
£108,181 27/05/2015
36
At a time of continued above-inflation increases in food and energy bills, many families struggle with the cost of living, having to choose between heating, eating or paying their rent. This leads to ....more
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to Zacchaeus 2000 Trust
£34,000 28/03/2014
Z2K focuses on supporting people in London on very low incomes with debt and related issues with advice and practical support and campaigns on the impact of changes to welfare benefits. It is seeking ....more
City Bridge Trust - Grant to Zacchaeus 2000 Trust
£149,850 13/03/2014
£149,850 over three year (£48,388; £49,910; £51,552) towards the salary of one of Z2K’s Caseworkers and towards general running costs of the general advice service.
Tudor Trust - Grant to Zacchaeus 2000 Trust
£90,000 21/10/2013
36
over three years as continuation funding towards the salary of a volunteer co-ordinator for an organisation providing advice, casework and support in courts and tribunals to people in poverty in ....more
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (9)
Current Trustees appointed

Age Range of Trustees: 29-77
  • CAROL HUGGINS Appointed: 2022, Occupation: Trainer For Disadvantaged Youth
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 11/08/2005, number: 1110841
  • Registered at Companies House on 04/05/2005, number: 05442501
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

The Zacchaeus 2000 Trust
4th Floor
80 Petty France
London
SW1H 9EX

Objectives

4.1 THE PREVENTION AND RELIEF OF POVERTY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM IN A MANNER CONSISTENT WITH CHRISTIAN ETHICS;4.2 PROVIDING ASSISTANCE AND SERVICES TO INDIVIDUALS IN NEED; PROVIDING ADVICE, EDUCATION, TRAINING AND ASSISTANCE ON ANY ISSUES RELATING TO THE RELIEF OF POVERTY TO VOLUNTEERS, OTHER CHARITIES OR ORGANISATIONS; UNDERTAKING, SUPPORTING AND PROMULGATING RESEARCH INTO FACTORS THAT CONTRIBUTE TOWARDS POVERTY AND WAYS TO MITIGATE THEM.

Defined Area of Benefit:

WORLDWIDE.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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