Overall GiG Score: 14 based on 19 data points
Finance: 6
Governance: 2
Support: 6
Liabilities <10%: +3, Large legacies income: +1, Strong growth: +2,
Good trustee age range: +3, Mainly male board: -1,
Supporters: +6

COOL EARTH ACTION 

Provides grant funding to rainforest communities to support their work in protecting at-risk forest and ensure their voice is heard in agreements that affect the future of rainforest.Promotes a greater understanding of the role that forest communities play in keeping rainforest ecosystems intact and the role that rainforests play in supporting life across the planet.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has a robust balance sheet
  • This charity has received considerable income from legacies in recent years
  • There has been strong growth in spending over the last 5 years
  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of age

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • The Board is predominantly male
Established: 17 years

www.coolearth.org

info@coolearth.org

01326567200

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This Charity did not raise funds from the public in its latest financial period
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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
31/01/23£6,075£6,010£65£1,005£4,779£3,3056.61020
31/01/22£3,868£3,052£816£551£4,692£3,42713.5280
31/01/21£2,341£2,151£190£410£3,876£3,87621.6210
31/01/20£3,223£2,698£525£499£3,686£3,68616.42222
31/01/19£2,494£2,056£438£493£3,160£3,01017.6180
31/01/18£2,262£1,794£468£382£2,723£2,62317.5160
31/01/17£1,672£1,504£168£382£2,254£2,25418180
31/01/16£1,556£1,339£217£350£2,086£2,08618.7160
31/01/15£1,321£1,163£159£364£1,869£1,86919.390
31/01/14£1,176£920£256£139£1,711£7119.3100
31/01/13£1,422£823£599£210£1,498£1,48221.650
31/01/12£1,517£826£691£161£899£88312.830
31/01/11£492£536£-44n/an/an/an/an/a0
31/01/10£787£619£168£23£251£0n/a40
31/01/09£375£355£20n/an/an/an/an/a0
31/01/08£357£294£63n/an/an/an/an/a0

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 16.6%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 16.7%
Senior Staff Costs/Total Spending: 3%
Highest pay band: £100,000-£110,000
Liabilities/Assets: 3%
Liabilities/Income: 2%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 69%
Reserves/Spending: 6.6 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 9 months
Quick Ratio: 18
Asset Split ?
What it does
  • Economic/Community Development/Employment
  • Education/Training
  • Environment/Conservation/Heritage
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
Who works here?
  • 102 employees
Who it helps
  • People Of A Particular Ethnic Or Racial Origin
  • The General Public/Mankind
How it operates
  • Makes Grants to Organisations
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
Where it operates
  • Cambodia, Cameroon, Congo (Democratic Republic), Ecuador, Honduras, Mozambique, Papua New Guinea, Peru,

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.

Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Garfield Weston Foundation
£200,000 05/11/2021
The Queen's Green Canopy
The Dulverton Trust
£30,000 28/10/2021
Queen's Green Canopy - The QGC Green Skills Programme
Quartet Community Foundation
£2,000 01/10/2021
As directed by the fund holder towards the Platinum Jubilee project: The Queen's Green Canopy, national tree planting initiative. The campaign will see communities, charities, schools, scout groups, ....more

Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (7)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Age Range of Trustees: 49-84
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 15/02/2007, number: 1117978
  • Registered at Companies House on 15/01/2007, number: 06053314
  • 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
  • Investment
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding policy and procedures
  • Serious incident reporting policy and procedures
  • Social media policy and procedures
Main office

Cool Earth
Tremough Innovation Centre
PENRYN
TR10 9TA

Objectives

TO PROMOTE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PUBLIC BY:A) THE PRESERVATION, CONSERVATION AND THE PROTECTION OF THE ENVIRONMENT AND THE PRUDENT USE OF NATURAL RESOURCES;B) THE RELIEF OF POVERTY AND THE IMPROVEMENT OF THE CONDITIONS OF LIFE IN SOCIALLY AND ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED COMMUNITIES;C) THE PROMOTION OF SUSTAINABLE MEANS OF ACHIEVING ECONOMIC GROWTH AND REGENERATION.

Defined Area of Benefit: NOT DEFINED IN PRACTICE NATIONAL AND OVERSEAS

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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