Finance Score: 5
Governance Score: 9
Support Score: 11
  • Strong growth: +2
  • Fundraising costs low: +3
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +11
Overall GiG Score: 25 ?

BRINGING HOPE 

ACTIVITIES COMMENCED IN APRIL 2008 INCLUDED WORKING WITH PEOPLE OF ALL AGES AND RACES IN ORDER TO BRING ABOUT IMPROVEMENTS IN SOCIAL COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL SAFETY
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • There has been strong growth in spending over the last 5 years
  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years
  • Fundraising costs are unusually low relative to funds raised
  • A significant proportion of recent income was derived from major grant makers including the Government
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of age and gender and dynamic in terms of composition

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • One or more trustees receive payments or benefits from the charity for providing services to the charity
Established: 16 years

www.bringinghope.co.uk

info@bringinghope.co.uk

07816535748

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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
31/03/23£555£407£148£6£215£2156.350
31/03/22£304£302£2n/an/an/an/an/a6
31/03/21£300£300£0n/an/an/an/an/a10
31/03/20*£239£202£37n/an/an/an/an/a10
31/03/19£150£128£22n/an/an/an/an/a0
31/03/18£158£155£3£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/17£94£106£-12£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/16*£116£130£-15£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/15£160£125£36£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/14£134£175£-41£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/13£165£156£8£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/12£103£131£-28£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/11£116£47£69£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/10£21£31£-10£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/09£42£35£8£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/08£0£0£0n/an/an/an/an/a0

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 1.2%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 1.6%
Highest pay band: Less than £60,000
Liabilities/Assets: 29%
Liabilities/Income: 15%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 100%
Reserves/Spending: 6.3 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 6 months
Quick Ratio: 2.6
Asset Split ?
What it does
  • Amateur Sport
  • Disability
  • Economic/Community Development/Employment
  • Education/Training
  • Other Charitable Purposes
  • Religious Activities
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
Who works here?
  • 5 employees
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies
  • People Of A Particular Ethnic Or Racial Origin
How it operates
  • Acts as an umbrella or resource body
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides human resources
  • Provides services
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
Where it operates
  • Birmingham City, Bristol City, Coventry City, Dudley, Manchester City, Sandwell, Solihull, Throughout London, Walsall, Wolverhampton,

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
National Lottery Community Fund£499,742
Tudor Trust£100,000
DCMS£65,434
Lloyds Bank Foundation£52,250
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Lloyds Bank Foundation - One off gift towards cost of living crisis to Bringing Hope
£2,250 14/12/2022
One off gift to support with the cost of living crisis
National Lottery Community Fund - The Damascus Road Community and Prison Project (Part 2)
£374,933 24/03/2022
The funding will support the RC funded Damascus Road project in preventing reducing and addressing issues associated with criminality and serious violence in inner city neighbourhoods in Birmingham. ....more
Tudor Trust - Grant to Bringing Hope Charity
£100,000 29/11/2021
36
over three years towards salaries and core costs for a Black-led charity in Birmingham supporting racialised people in the criminal justice system and their families
National Lottery Community Fund - The Damascus Road Community and Prison Project (Part 1)
£124,809 29/10/2021
The group will use its funding to expand its work in preventing reducing and addressing issues associated with criminality and serious violence in communities and cover staffing costs.
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to Bringing Hope
£50,000 08/09/2021
24
Unrestricted grant over two years towards the core costs of Bringing Hope
DCMS - Coronavirus Community Support Fund
£65,434 05/08/2020
"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
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to Bringing Hope
£67,000 29/01/2019
24
Birmingham charity seeking to provide structured support, guidance and counselling for former offenders and those preparing to leave prison who have been involved in Gang related violence. The work ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - The Damascus Road Prison and Community ‘Second Chance’ Project
£469,236 12/07/2017
47
This project will build on the existing work of the Damascus Road Second Chance Prison and Community programme, which supports men who have been involved in the criminal justice system. It aims to ....more
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to Bringing Hope
£67,000 28/03/2017
24
Birmingham charity seeking to provide structured support, guidance and counselling for former offenders and those preparing to leave prison who have been involved in Gang related violence. The work ....more
Tudor Trust - Grant to Bringing Hope
£90,000 29/03/2014
36
over three years towards the salary and associated costs of an operations support manager for a BME-led project providing support for offenders, ex-offenders and their families in Birmingham
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to Bringing Hope
£80,000 05/12/2013
24
towards two years' running costs of a prison and community programme addressing the thinking, attitudes and behaviour of high risk offenders, ex-offenders and their families in West Midlands
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (5)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Age Range of Trustees: 45-77
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 14/01/2008, number: 1122288
  • Registered at Companies House on 06/06/2007, number: 06271245
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Bullying and harassment policy and procedures
  • Campaigns and political activity 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
  • Serious incident reporting policy and procedures
  • Social media policy and procedures
  • Trustee conflicts of interest policy and procedures
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
16 returns made; AR20: 3 days late, AR16: 2 days late,
Main office

BRINGING HOPE
88 Soho Road
Handsworth
Birmingham

Objectives

AS AN EXPRESSION OF CHRISTIAN WITNESS, LOVE AND CONCERN, TO UNDERTAKE ALL OR ANY OF THE FOLLOWING:-1 TO ADVANCE THE CHRISTIAN FAITH INCLUDING (BUT NOT LIMITED TO) ENGAGING WITH CHRISTIAN GROUPS IN ORDER TO PROMOTE PRAYER AND MISSIONARY ACTIVITIES IN LINE WITH BRINGING HOPE'S FOCUS;2 THE RELIEF OF PERSONS WHO ARE IN CONDITIONS OF NEED, BY REASON OF YOUTH, AGE, ILL HEALTH, DISABILITY, FINANCIAL HARDSHIP OR OTHER DISADVANTAGE, PARTICULARLY THOSE WHO ARE AFFECTED DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY THROUGH THE MISUSE OF DRUGS, ALCOHOL, GUNS AND KNIVES;3 TO ADVANCE EDUCATION AND TRAINING AND TO PROMOTE AND PROTECT GOOD HEALTH (INCLUDING FOR THE AVOIDANCE OF DOUBT PHYSICAL HEALTH, MENTAL HEALTH, EMOTIONAL HEALTH AND SPIRITUAL HEALTH) THROUGH THE PROVISION OF PASTORAL CARE TO THOSE AT RISK IN RELATION TO THE ABOVE; AND4 TO PROVIDE OR ASSIST IN THE PROVISION OF FACILITIES IN THE INTERESTS OF SOCIAL WELFARE FOR RECREATION OR OTHER LEISURE TIME OCCUPATION OF INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE NEED OF SUCH FACILITIES BY REASON OF THEIR YOUTH, AGE, INFIRMITY OR DISABILITY, FINANCIAL HARDSHIP OR SOCIAL CIRCUMSTANCES WITH THE OBJECT OF IMPROVING THEIR CONDITIONS OF LIFE.

Defined Area of Benefit:

UNDEFINED. IN PRACTICE NATIONAL

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
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