Finance Score: 4
Governance Score: -1
Support Score: 4
  • Liabilities <10%: +3
  • Multiple Deficits: -2
  • Fundraising costs low: +3
  • Only 4 Trustees: -1
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Static board: -3
  • Overall weighted support: +4
Overall GiG Score: 7 ?

OCEANA UK 

Oceana campaigns to protect and restore the world's oceans. Our teams of marine scientists, economists, lawyers and advocates win specific and concrete policy changes to reduce pollution and to prevent the irreversible collapse of fish populations, marine mammals, and other sea life.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • The charity has received backing from a grant maker recently
  • This charity has a robust balance sheet
  • Fundraising costs are low relative to funds raised

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • There are only 4 trustees
  • The Board composition appears to be rather static

Financial issues to consider:

  • On several occasions in recent years income has been less than spending

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£695£387£307£48£390£39012.120
31/12/21£33£588£-555n/an/an/an/an/a0
31/12/20£137£519£-382n/an/an/an/an/a0
31/12/19£478£494£-17n/an/an/an/an/a0
31/12/18£282£371£-89£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/17£250£27£224£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/16£943£69£874£0£902£902156.710
31/12/15£97£84£13£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/14£82£77£5£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/13£86£82£4£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/12*£91£84£6£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/11*£50£52£-1£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/10£0£0£0n/an/an/an/an/a0
31/12/09£0£0£0n/an/an/an/an/a0
31/12/08*£0£0£0n/an/an/an/an/a0
31/12/07*£0£0£0n/an/an/an/an/a0

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 6.9%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 12.4%
Senior Staff Costs/Total Spending: 20%
Highest pay band: £60,000-£70,000
Liabilities/Assets: 6%
Liabilities/Income: 3%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 100%
Reserves/Spending: 12.1 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 10 months
Quick Ratio: 9.9
Asset Split ?
Established: 17 years

uk.oceana.org

oceanauk@oceana.org

02034687908

Charity Commission for England and WalesCompanies House
UN SDGs
?
Listed activities
  • Animals
  • Education/Training
  • Environment/Conservation/Heritage
GiG Classification
  • Environment conservation & animal welfare advocacy
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
Where it operates
  • Throughout England And Wales,
Who it helps
  • Other Defined Groups
  • The General Public/Mankind

Who supports 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 - Multi-Year Grant (3 Years) award
£200,000 03/06/2022
36
Oceana in the United Kingdom
John Ellerman Foundation - Core funding
£90,000 20/07/2017
36
Towards their expansion to the UK with the aim of supporting research expeditions in the North Sea and data analysis to contribute to the establishment of marine protected areas.

Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (4)
Current Trustees appointed

Age Range of Trustees: 43-65
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 19/06/2007, number: 1119722
  • Registered at Companies House on 02/10/2006, number: 05952219
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Conflicting interests
  • Risk management
Filing Record
16 returns made; AR12: 90 days late, AR11: 1 days late, AR08: 13 days late, AR07: 258 days late,
Main office

C/O BATES WELLS BRAITHWAITE
THAMES EXCHANGE
10 QUEEN STREET PLACE
LONDON
EC4R 1BE

Objectives

3. THE OBJECTS OF THE CHARITY ARE TO FURTHER SUCH PURPOSES AS ARE CHARITABLE IN ENGLISH LAW FROM TIME TO TIME AND IN PARTICULAR:3.1 FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PUBLIC, TO PROTECT LIFE IN THE SEA THROUGH MARINE CONSERVATION; AND3.2 TO ADVANCE THE EDUCATION OF THE PUBLIC IN ALL MATTERS RELATING TO MARINE CONSERVATION AND THE PROTECTION OF LIFE IN THE SEA.

Defined Area of Benefit:

NATIONAL AND OVERSEAS

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Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase

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