Finance Score: 7
Governance Score: 1
Support Score: 5
  • Liabilities <10%: +3
  • Reasonable growth: +1
  • Fundraising costs low: +3
  • Narrow trustee age band: -2
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +5
Overall GiG Score: 13 ?

SAVE THE ELEPHANTS 

The principal objectives of the charity are best expressed by its mission statement to secure a future for elephants and to sustain the beauty and integrity of the places where they live: to promote man's delight in their intelligence and diversity of their world and to develop a tolerant relationship between the two species.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • The charity has received backing from several prominent grant makers recently
  • This charity has a robust balance sheet
  • 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
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of gender

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • The Board has little diversity in terms of age

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£4,596£4,587£8£275£4,708£3,6689.61090
31/12/21£3,683£2,724£960£196£4,349£3,36814.8700
31/12/20£3,304£2,733£572£117£3,354£2,41010.630
31/12/19£4,150£2,732£1,418£82£2,915£2,0489730
31/12/18£1,896£2,900£-1,004£146£1,577£1,0394.3500
31/12/17£3,383£2,281£1,102£52£2,464£2,03010.7430
31/12/16£2,235£2,006£228£50£1,524£1,1016.6380
31/12/15£1,619£1,559£60£153£1,303£1,0538.1350
31/12/14*£1,577£1,299£277£84£1,246£1,24611.540
31/12/13£1,194£889£305£30£933£93312.600
31/12/12£684£713£-29£26£603£60310.2300
31/12/11£906£676£230£31£633£63311.200
31/12/10£560£482£79£84£403£40310150
31/12/09£529£516£12£113£324£3247.5110
31/12/08*£434£442£-7£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/07*£266£315£-49£0£0£0n/a00

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 6%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 6%
Senior Staff Costs/Total Spending: 12%
Highest pay band: £120,000-£130,000
Liabilities/Assets: 7%
Liabilities/Income: 8%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 78%
Reserves/Spending: 9.6 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 11 months
Quick Ratio: 13.5
Asset Split ?
Established: 17 years

www.savetheelephants.org

info@savetheelephants.org

02072991400

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UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Animals
  • Education/Training
  • General Charitable Purposes
GiG Classification
  • Museums, parks, historical sites
How it operates
  • Makes Grants to Individuals
  • Other charitable activities
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
Where it operates
  • City Of London, Kenya, Mali, South Africa,
Who it helps
  • 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.

Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Tuixen Foundation - Core grant to Save The Elephants
£12,000 19/07/2022
STE works across Africa to secure a future for elephants to live in harmony with people, and to give educational opportunities to individuals and communities.
Tuixen Foundation - Core grant to Save The Elephants
£9,000 22/07/2021
STE works across Africa to secure a future for elephants to live in harmony with people, and to give educational opportunities to individuals and communities.
CHK Foundation - CHK Discretionary Grant
£40,000 11/12/2020
unrestricted, to further the Charitable Objects
Tuixen Foundation - Core grant to Save The Elephants
£10,000 01/12/2020
STE runs projects across Africa to secure a future for elephants in harmony with people. They also run educational programs for the local community and a scholarship program.
CHK Foundation - CHK Discretionary Grant
£10,000 16/12/2019
unrestricted, to further the Charitable Objects
Tuixen Foundation - Core grant to Save The Elephants
£10,000 09/10/2019
STE runs projects across Africa to secure a future for elephants in harmony with people. They also run educational programs for the local community and a scholarship program.

Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (5)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Age Range of Trustees: 63-76
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 13/04/2007, number: 1118804
  • Registered at Companies House on 05/03/2007, number: 06138125
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Event History
Policies in force
  • Complaints handling
  • Conflicting interests
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
Filing Record
16 returns made; AR14: 12 days late, AR08: 100 days late, AR07: 175 days late,
Recent reorganisation events:
  • Asset transfer in from SELKIRK NO 2 TRUST on 23/08/2022
Main office

C/O Gerald Edelman
73 Cornhill
London
EC3V 3QQ

Objectives

THE ADVANCEMENT OF EDUCATION AND RESEARCH FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PUBLIC IN THE CONSERVATION AND MONITORING OF ELEPHANTS THROUGHOUT THEIR RANGE, ECOLOGY AND NATURAL ENVIRONMENT.

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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