Finance Score: 0
Governance Score: 2
Support Score: 6
  • No PartB
  • Only 4 Trustees: -1
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Grant maker support: +6
Overall GiG Score: 8 ?

CITY UNITED LTD 

Our vision is to support and guide children and young people, aged between 6 & 25 to make and construct positive changes to their day to day lives. This is done through Youth Work, Education, Mentoring & Coaching
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years
  • A significant proportion of recent income was derived from major grant makers including the Government

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • There are only 4 trustees

Financial issues to consider:

  • A PartB annual return has not been required and so detailed financial information is not available from the online data

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£372£397£-25n/an/an/an/an/a0
31/03/22£413£444£-31n/an/an/an/an/a0
31/03/21£422£392£30n/an/an/an/an/a0
31/03/20£444£417£27n/an/an/an/an/a0
31/03/19£523£427£97£0£52£521.5121
31/03/18*£463£411£52£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/17*£345£473£-127£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/16*£416£393£23£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/15*£410£429£-20£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/14*£408£472£-64£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/13£477£463£14£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/12*£638£613£25£3£77£771.5200
31/03/11£439£390£49£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/10*£439£390£49£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/09?*£246£277£-31£0£0£0n/a00
30/09/08*£72£169£-97£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
Established: 17 years
(20 years as a company)

sandra.jones@cityunited.org

01213280547

Charity Commission for England and WalesCompanies House
UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Amateur Sport
  • Education/Training
GiG Classification
  • Social youth organisations
How it operates
  • Other charitable activities
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides human resources
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Birmingham City, Sandwell, Solihull, Walsall, Wolverhampton,
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People

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
Tuixen Foundation£90,000
BBC Children in Need£32,194
DCMS£12,871
National Lottery Community Fund£9,608
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
BBC Children in Need - Grant to City United Ltd
£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’
Tuixen Foundation - Core grant to City United
£30,000 23/07/2021
City United engage young people in Birmingham who are at risk of "negative behaviours", by mentoring, training and supporting them into positive, purposeful roles in society.
DCMS - Coronavirus Community Support Fund
£10,000 25/08/2020
"The fund aims to:1) To reduce closures of essential charities that provide essential services to vulnerable groups during the COVID-19 crisis by ensuring they have the financial resources to ....more
BBC Children in Need - Grant to City United Ltd
£2,871 17/06/2020
6
COVID19 - This grant is for IT equipment for online mentoring sessions for young people in a deprived area of Birmingham impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. The aim is to improve confidence and ....more
DCMS - VSCE CMC Fund
£2,871 28/05/2020
NET, Comic Relief and Children in Need will use this funding to provide: increased support to vulnerable people and hidden groups, thus reducing the burden on public services; reach local grassroots ....more
Tuixen Foundation - Core grant to City United
£30,000 24/04/2020
City United engage young people in Birmingham who are at risk of "negative behaviours", by mentoring, training and supporting them into positive, purposeful roles in society.
BBC Children in Need - Grant to City United Ltd
£28,823 08/08/2019
36
This project provides a wide variety of after school sessions for children and young people with special educational needs. Children will be have improved emotional and physical wellbeing and build ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Thinking Ahead
£9,608 25/07/2019
12
The funding will be used to deliver an after-school wellbeing programme for young people. The project aims to support the emotional and social development of young people.
Tuixen Foundation - Core grant to City United
£30,000 11/07/2019
City United engage young people in Birmingham who are at risk of "negative behaviours", by mentoring, training and supporting them into positive, purposeful roles in society.
Tuixen Foundation - Core grant to City United
£25,000 10/08/2018
City United engage young people in Birmingham who are at risk of "negative behaviours", by mentoring, training and supporting them into positive, purposeful roles in society.
BBC Children in Need - Grant to City United Ltd
£89,715 17/10/2017
36
This project is a mentoring programme working with young people in a deprived area of Birmingham. The project aims to improve emotional wellbeing and improve relationships and build resilience in ....more
Tuixen Foundation - Core grant to City United
£25,000 10/07/2017
City United engage young people in Birmingham who are at risk of "negative behaviours", by mentoring, training and supporting them into positive, purposeful roles in society.
National Lottery Community Fund - Positive Me
£9,988 07/06/2017
12
This group will use the funding to provide a programme of out-of-school sessions for teenagers with special educational needs. This will help them to learn new emotional and behavioural skills which ....more
Tuixen Foundation - Core grant to City United
£25,000 23/06/2016
City United engage young people in Birmingham who are at risk of "negative behaviours", by mentoring, training and supporting them into positive, purposeful roles in society.
Tuixen Foundation - Core grant to City United
£20,000 22/07/2015
City United engage young people in Birmingham who are at risk of "negative behaviours", by mentoring, training and supporting them into positive, purposeful roles in society.
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (4)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Age Range of Trustees: 39-80
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 19/10/2007, number: 1121305
  • Registered at Companies House on 16/07/2003, number: 04834723
Gift Aid
  • NOT registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Other Regulators
  • Ofsted (Office For Standards In Education)
Policies in force
  • Bullying and harassment policy and procedures
  • Campaigns and political activity policy and procedures
  • Complaints handling
  • Complaints policy and procedures
  • Conflicting interests
  • Engaging external speakers at charity events policy and procedures
  • Financial reserves policy and procedures
  • Internal charity financial controls policy and procedures
  • Internal risk management policy and procedures
  • Investment
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding policy and procedures
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Serious incident reporting policy and procedures
  • Social media policy and procedures
  • Trustee conflicts of interest policy and procedures
  • Trustee expenses policy and procedures
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
16 returns made; AR18: 1 days late, AR17: 1 days late, AR16: 32 days late, AR15: 185 days late, AR14: 141 days late, AR12: 149 days late, AR10: 17 days late, AR09: 96 days late, AR08: 116 days late,
Main office

10 Warwick House
Edward Street
BIRMINGHAM
B1 2RX

Objectives

3.1 THE PROVISION OF FACILITIES FOR HEALTHY RECREATION OR OTHER LEISURE TIME OCCUPATION OF INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE NEED OF SUCH FACILITIES BY REASON OF THEIR YOUTH, AGE, INFIRMITY OR DISABLEMENT, FINANCIAL HARDSHIP OR SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC CIRCUMSTANCES OR FOR THE PUBLIC AT LARGE IN THE INTERESTS OF SOCIAL WELFARE AND WITH THE OBJECT OF IMPROVING THE CONDITION OF LIFE OF THE SAID INHABITANTS.3.2 TO DEVELOP THE CAPACITY AND SKILLS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOCIALLY DISADVANTAGED COMMUNITY OF ASTON IN SUCH A WAY THAT THEY ARE BETTER ABLE TO IDENTIFY, AND HELP MEET, THEIR NEEDS AND TO PARTICIPATE MORE FULLY IN SOCIETY.

Defined Area of Benefit:

ASTON, BIRMINGHAM

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
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