Finance Score: -5
Governance Score: 2
Support Score: 15
  • Low unrestricted reserves: -2
  • Reasonable growth: +1
  • Multiple Deficits: -2
  • Fundraising costs high: -2
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Mainly female board: -1
  • Award winner
  • Grant maker support: +15
Overall GiG Score: 12 ?

KHULISA 

Khulisa is an award-winning charity that recognises and addresses the social and emotional needs of the most vulnerable young people in the UK.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity is a recent Award Winner
  • There has been reasonable growth in spending over the last 3 years relative to the previous period
  • 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

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • The Board is predominantly female

Financial issues to consider:

  • Unrestricted reserves appear to be dangerously low at the latest year end
  • On several occasions in recent years income has been less than spending
  • Fundraising costs are high relative to funds raised

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
31/03/23£728£1,003£-275£159£139£210.3160
31/03/22£739£845£-106£133£414£3314.7150
31/03/21£901£599£301£113£520£3336.7110
31/03/20£767£786£-20£73£219£1482.3135
31/03/19£730£766£-36£96£239£1221.91220
31/03/18£581£539£42£100£274£1012.390
31/03/17£500£610£-110£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/16£575£521£54£43£342£172490
31/03/15£517£488£29£44£288£1182.990
31/03/14£531£451£79£45£258£922.460
31/03/13*£329£385£-55£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/12£457£318£139£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/11£187£179£8£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/10?£198£111£87£0£0£0n/a00
28/02/09£0£0£0£0£0£0n/a00
29/02/08£0£0£0£0£0£0NAN00

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 21.8%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 15.8%
Senior Staff Costs/Total Spending: 8%
Highest pay band: £60,000-£70,000
Liabilities/Assets: 64%
Liabilities/Income: 34%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 15%
Reserves/Spending: 0.3 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 2 months
Quick Ratio: 1.5
Asset Split ?
Established: 17 years

www.khulisa.co.uk

invoices@khulisa.co.uk

07841020073

Charity Commission for England and WalesCompanies House
UN SDGs
?
Listed activities
  • Economic/Community Development/Employment
  • Education/Training
GiG Classification
  • Emotional support, counselling or therapy
How it operates
  • Provides human resources
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Bolton, Dorset, Hampshire, Manchester City, Medway, Sheffield City, Throughout London,
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Other Defined Groups

Who's supporting them? ?

Awards received
  • CSJ Awards 2022 £500k-£1m Income
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
Henry Smith Charity£180,000
The Berkeley Foundation£162,600
National Lottery Community Fund£139,791
Esmee Fairbairn£135,000
John Lyon's Charity£104,000
The Leathersellers' Company Charitable Fund£100,000
Impetus PEF£75,000
Garfield Weston Foundation£75,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
AB Charitable Trust - A grant to Khulisa
£20,000 20/12/2023
An unrestricted grant of £20,000 for 3 years (This grant is renewable - year 2 of up to 3 years). Khulisa delivers preventative and trauma-informed work to young people and work across the UK, ....more
Charles Hayward Foundation - Grant to Khulisa
£25,000 29/11/2023
Face It preventative program supporting disadvantaged young people
The Berkeley Foundation - Cost of Living Grant
£5,000 26/04/2023
One-off, unrestricted grant
National Lottery Community Fund - Social and Emotional Wellbeing
£120,196 17/03/2023
This funding will support Khulisa to deliver the Social and Wellbeing Programme to young people who have experienced trauma and adversity in schools in Bolton and Harpurhey in Greater Manchester. ....more
Dulverton Trust - Face It in the North West
£35,000 08/02/2023
Face It in the North West
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to Khulisa
£10,000 30/01/2023
Towards unrestricted core costs as a Cost of Living Uplift
John Lyon's Charity - Uplift grant to Khulisa
£4,000 11/01/2023
Cost-of-Living Uplift
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£35,000 16/12/2022
Khulisa: Closing the Trauma Gap
The Berkeley Foundation - Resilience Fund
£30,000 06/12/2022
Resilience Fund - Year 2 Wave 1 - 2-year grant
Charles Hayward Foundation - Grant to Khulisa
£25,000 25/11/2022
Face It preventative program supporting disadvantaged young people
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to Khulisa
£180,000 09/11/2022
36
towards three years' continuation funding of the running costs of a project providing intensive therapeutic programmes for young people at high risk of permanent exclusion or engagement with the ....more
The Shears Foundation - Khulisa
£5,000 01/11/2022
Face It
BBC Children in Need - Grant to Khulisa
£500 20/10/2022
0
‘Cost of Living uplift: £500 to help projects meet their rising costs and respond to increased demand 31/10/2022’
Impetus PEF -
£75,000 01/08/2022
London Borough of Southwark - Grant to Khulisa
£9,000 31/03/2022
Community Safety grant from the Environment & Leisure department
BBC Children in Need - Grant to Khulisa
£30,351 31/01/2022
A positive behaviour change programme for young people excluded from school in Hammersmith & Fulham. Young people will learn to manage their feelings, improve their communication skills and ....more
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to Khulisa
£100,000 19/01/2022
24
Towards unrestricted core costs of an organisation supporting young people affected by serious adversity to thrive in education and justice sectors through delivering programmes that strengthen ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Khulisa Trauma and Resilience Training Programme
£9,615 14/01/2022
The funding will be used to launch a Trauma and Resilience Training programme for key adults working with vulnerable young people in community settings. The project aims to educate adults on the ....more
The Leathersellers' Company Charitable Fund - Grant to Khulisa
£100,000 01/12/2021
48
Main Grant unrestricted core costs
AB Charitable Trust - A grant to Khulisa
£15,000 09/09/2021
An unrestricted grant of £15,000 (This grant is renewable - year 3 of 3 years). Khulisa delivers behaviour change programmes in schools, prisons and communities, helping young people live healthy, ....more
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£40,000 26/03/2021
Supporting young people to live healthy, crime free lives
The Berkeley Foundation - Focus group attendance donation
£100 15/03/2021
Unrestricted donation to a charity in thanks for attending a focus group session
Barrow Cadbury Trust - Birmingham Youth Divert Feasibility Study
£25,000 22/01/2021
7
To deliver a feasibility study for working in a trauma informed way with young adults in Birmingham
John Lyon's Charity - Main grant to Khulisa
£100,000 18/11/2020
36
A Whole-School approach to improving social and emotional wellbeing
AB Charitable Trust - A grant to Khulisa
£15,000 08/10/2020
An unrestricted grant of £15,000 (This grant is renewable - year 2 of up to 3 years). Khulisa delivers behaviour change programmes in schools, prisons and communities, helping young people live ....more
The Berkeley Foundation - Whole-school approach expansion project
£120,000 25/08/2020
36
Community Investment Fund grant over three years supporting work in London schools to improve pupil wellbeing and resiliance (part of the Improving Youth Mental Health funding programme).
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Variation grant to Khulisa
£6,500 24/07/2020
Grant to Khulisa meeting the additional costs of adapting services, premises or implementing other safety measures in response to the Covid pandemic.
Rank Foundation - Resilience Fund Khulisa 2020
£15,000 30/06/2020
To support core costs
Nesta - AC01144
£8,965 08/06/2020
1
COVID19 Emergency Fund programme grant to Khulisa Grant Ref AC01144
City Bridge Trust - Grant to Khulisa
£23,070 28/05/2020
A grant of £23,070 to fund the essential and urgent costs outlined in the appliciation, so that the organisation can carry on providing support to Londoners.
National Lottery Community Fund - Covid-19 Youth Wellbeing Programme
£9,980 15/05/2020
4
This project is to enable the support this organisation would ordinarily give face to face to change to an online support system during isolation.
Paul Hamlyn Foundation - COVID19 Emergency Funding
£30,000 13/05/2020
12
Support to aid the organisation in dealing with the challenges posed by COVID19.
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to Khulisa
£25,000 05/05/2020
6
towards unrestricted core costs as a COVID-19 Fast Response grant
Westminster Foundation - Covid 19 response Fund
£19,000 01/05/2020
6
adapt delivery of social-emotional support services to be available online for vulnerable children
The Berkeley Foundation - Emergency Covid-19 grant
£7,500 28/04/2020
Emergency funding enabling the charity to bring one of its therapists back from furlough for two months, so they can increase their capacity to provide continued support to young people during the ....more
Nesta - AC01109
£2,500 24/04/2020
0
COVID19 Emergency Fund programme grant to Khulisa Grant Ref AC01109
Camden Giving - Khulisa - Covid19 Charity Fund
£6,000 09/04/2020
To create digital solutions to serve vulnerable young people aged 11-18, and support for professionals who care for vulnerable young people on a daily basis (These sessions are typically delivered in ....more
CHK Foundation - CHK Main Grant
£30,000 04/12/2019
to support specified work
AB Charitable Trust - A grant to Khulisa
£15,000 10/10/2019
An unrestricted grant of £15,000 (This grant is renewable - year 1 of up to 3 years). Khulisa aims to break the cycle of social exclusion & crime, working with at-risk youth, prisoners and ....more
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to Khulisa
£98,180 26/03/2019
36
Khulisa is requesting funding to deliver services in the Greater Manchester area to offenders pre and post release to enable to reintegrate in their communities and reduce reoffending
Nesta - AC00869
£42,000 27/02/2019
19
Future Ready Fund programme grant to Khulisa Grant Ref AC00869
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to Khulisa
£135,000 12/12/2018
36
towards three years' continuation funding of the running costs of an organisation providing a range of services to support marginalised individuals in London, Manchester, Bolton and the south-east of ....more
Greater London Authority - Young Londoners Fund
£75,000 22/10/2018
Face It: Social and Emotional skills training for young people at risk of exclusion To provide specialist emotional and social skills training for young people who are at risk of being excluded from ....more
The Charity of Sir Richard Whittington - Grant to Khulisa
£90,000 04/07/2018
36
Reintegrate: empowering excluded people to thrive in the community
AB Charitable Trust - A grant to Khulisa
£15,000 03/07/2018
£15,000 towards behaviour change programmes in schools, prisons and the community. Khulisa aims to break the cycle of social exclusion & crime, working with at-risk youths, prisoners and ....more
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to Khulisa
£150,000 16/05/2018
36
Towards the sustainability of an organisation aiming to break the cycle of violence by working with young people at risk of exclusion and offending to understand and tackle the root-cause of their ....more
BBC Children in Need - Grant to Khulisa
£29,208 13/03/2018
36
A positive behaviour change programme for young people excluded from school in Hammersmith & Fulham. Young people will learn to better manage their feelings, improve their communication skills ....more
John Ellerman Foundation - Core costs
£90,000 30/11/2017
36
Towards the core costs of their Reintegrate programme, supporting marginalised and vulnerable people to develop self-confidence and live more independently.
Garfield Weston Foundation - Multi-Year Grant (3 Years) award
£75,000 18/09/2017
Changing Behaviour, Reducing Crime
City Bridge Trust - Grant to Khulisa
£28,500 08/09/2017
£28,500 over one year towards the cost of an interim monitoring and evaluation consultant for 6 months (three days per week), an impact evaluation of the organisation’s work and developing an ....more
Paul Hamlyn Foundation - Early Intervention - breaking the cycle of exclusion and crime
£60,000 10/07/2017
24
Khulisa works nationwide to support young people to break the cycle of exclusion and crime and transform their lives. A grant will contribute to the salaries of the Development Director, a new ....more
AB Charitable Trust - A grant to Khulisa
£15,000 24/01/2017
£15,000 towards core costs. Khulisa aims to break the cycle of social exclusion & crime, working with at-risk youth, prisoners and ex-offenders. It provides intensive therapeutic support and ....more
AB Charitable Trust - Breaking cycles of crime and violence
£10,000 20/10/2015
£10,000 towards core costs
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to Khulisa Crime Prevention Initiative
£105,000 04/12/2014
36
towards three years' continuation funding of the salaries of the Programme Manager and Community Facilitators at a project providing offender programmes in HMP Forest Bank and HMP Bolton
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to Khulisa
£115,000 09/04/2014
Towards developing the Face It programme a whole-school approach to violence prevention.
Dulverton Trust - Face It: preventing children being victims and perpetrators of violence
£5,000 24/10/2012
Face It: preventing children being victims and perpetrators of violence
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to Khulisa Crime Prevention Initiative
£100,000 14/03/2012
24
towards two years' running costs of a project working with offenders in HMP Forest Bank
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to Khulisa
£60,000 16/02/2011
Towards a prison and community based Silence the Violence programme, supporting offender rehabilitation and violence reduction.
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (8)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split
Based on 7/8 persons

Age Range of Trustees: 29-58
  • DARLENE ROBERTS Appointed: 2023, Occupation: Head Of Accountability, Culture And Conduct
  • DR SHARON KALSY Appointed: 2019, Occupation: Company Director/Clinical Psychologist
  • PHILIPPA FRANKL Appointed: 2018, Occupation: Director Of Programmes And Learning
  • ROB DICKINSON Appointed: 2019, Occupation: Director Of Philanthropy
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 14/08/2007, number: 1120562
  • Registered at Companies House on 12/04/2007, number: 06210432
Gift Aid
  • 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
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding policy and procedures
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Trustee conflicts of interest policy and procedures
  • Trustee expenses policy and procedures
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
16 returns made; AR13: 69 days late,
Main office

Desmond & Dempsey Ltd
30A Acre Lane
LONDON
SW2 5SG

Objectives

(1) THE PROVISION OF REHABILITATION AND REINTEGRATION PROGRAMMES AND RELATED SERVICES FOR OFFENDERS AND THOSE AT RISK OF BEING IN CONFLICT WITH THE LAW, INCLUDING, WHERE APPROPRIATE, WORKING WITH THEIR FAMILIES, FRIENDS AND COMMUNITIES.(2) THE PROMOTION OF OR PARTICIPATION IN ANY STUDY, RESEARCH PROGRAMME OR PROJECT DELIVERY RELEVANT TO THE ABOVE OR ANY OTHER ASPECT OF CRIME PREVENTION AIMED AT REDUCING CRIME GENERALLY AND PARTICULARLY AMONGST YOUNG PEOPLE AND THE PUBLICATION OF ANY USEFUL RESULTS OF SUCH RESEARCH.(3) THE CARE, UPBRINGING AND ADVANCEMENT OF LIFE OF CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE AND THE PROVISION OF SUPPORT AND ACTIVITIES WHICH DEVELOP THEIR SKILLS, CAPACITIES AND CAPABILITIES TO ENABLE THEM TO PARTICIPATE IN SOCIETY AS MATURE AND RESPONSIBLE INDIVIDUALS.

Defined Area of Benefit:

NATIONAL AND OVERSEAS

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
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