Finance Score: 3
Governance Score: 6
Support Score: 11
  • Low unrestricted reserves: -2
  • Strong growth: +2
  • Fundraising costs low: +3
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +11
Overall GiG Score: 20 ?

CLIMATE OUTREACH AND INFORMATION NETWORK 

The Climate Outreach Information Network (COIN) is a charity formed in 2004 to directly engage the public about climate change. COIN inspires lasting changes in attitudes and behaviour through the use of innovative action learning methods and by assisting people to communicate their own messages to their peers.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • The charity has received backing from multiple prominent grant makers recently
  • 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
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of age and dynamic in terms of composition

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • Over half the Board have joined recently

Financial issues to consider:

  • Unrestricted reserves appear to be dangerously low at the latest year end
Established: 16 years

www.climateoutreach.org

info@climateoutreach.org

01865403332

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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£2,638£2,292£346£97£1,004£4262.2271
31/03/22£1,821£1,508£313£97£658£1861.5221
31/03/21£1,179£1,003£176£74£346£1431.7191
31/03/20£783£796£-13£72£170£1302162
31/03/19£618£618£0£36£183£511122
31/03/18£491£470£21£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/17£397£362£35£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/16£368£369£-1£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/15£292£310£-17£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/14£210£188£22£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/13£263£256£7£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/12£256£226£30£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/11£158£319£-160£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/10£431£345£86£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/09£317£156£161£0£0£0n/a00

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 3.7%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 4.2%
Senior Staff Costs/Total Spending: 3%
Highest pay band: £60,000-£70,000
Liabilities/Assets: 9%
Liabilities/Income: 4%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 42%
Reserves/Spending: 2.2 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 5 months
Quick Ratio: 10.8
Asset Split ?
What it does
  • Education/Training
  • Environment/Conservation/Heritage
Who works here?
  • 27 employees
  • 1 volunteer
Who it helps
  • The General Public/Mankind
How it operates
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Throughout England And Wales,

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
Samworth Foundation£602,445
Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, UK Branch£195,500
Joseph Rowntree Foundation£157,112
John Ellerman Foundation£130,000
JAC Trust£29,994
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
John Ellerman Foundation - Core costs including investment in harmonisation of systems and databases, new digital outputs and investing in our staff through training
£125,000 27/01/2022
24
Towards supporting the organisation to grow sustainably and continue to play a crucial role in achieving a 1.5-degree world
Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, UK Branch - Climate Outreach
£50,000 27/09/2021
Delivery of a climate photography exhibition and a panel event on public engagement in the Green Zone at COP26, as well as restructuring Climate Outreach’s long-term governance strategy.
JAC Trust - Centering refugee and migrant organizations in the climate debate
£29,994 13/06/2021
Project providing tailored, bespoke support to 3 refugee and migrant organisations, so that they are better able to represent the voices of impacted communities in the international and national ....more
Samworth Foundation - Environment
£244,445 01/06/2021
To fund a Public Engagement Lab which will work to positively engage the public in Climate Change
John Ellerman Foundation - Towards their Public Engagement Communications Lab
£5,000 25/03/2021
Towards their Public Engagement Communications Lab
Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, UK Branch - Climate Outreach
£20,500 08/01/2021
To support the core project to build a Climate Engagement Lab,which will develop the capacity of non-governmental organisations to embed new insights from communications researchers and consequently ....more
Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, UK Branch - Climate Outreach
£75,000 19/11/2020
Support for the developmental phase of the Climate Engagement Initiative (CEI), a nascent international alliance which promotes a world where governments fully engage their public on climate change.
Samworth Foundation - Environment
£50,000 01/10/2020
To fund toward the next step in the Public Engagement process, a place where civil society organisations (CSO’s) can share research, learning and skills
Samworth Foundation - Public Engagement Collaboration
£8,000 23/07/2020
12
Seed funding for the development phase 1. To pay for a role to conduct the follow up work, manage relationships and work with a consultancy to develop the plans ready to implement phase 2 and ready ....more
Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, UK Branch - Climate Outreach
£50,000 23/01/2020
To support Climate Outreach to develop their capacity in this critical 2020 year for climate action.
Joseph Rowntree Foundation - Grant to Climate Outreach
£157,112 30/11/2019
60
Work on climate change and migration
Samworth Foundation - Environment
£300,000 07/11/2019
36
Driving Public Concern for Climate Change
Wates Family Enterprise Trust - Climate Outreach
£35,000 26/06/2018
Recruitment of a Business Development Manager to continue the successful impact of the Climate Visuals project & make it financially sustainable.
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to Climate Outreach
£30,000 27/02/2008
24
Towards Unrestricted core costs Towards core costs.
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (7)
Current Trustees appointed

Age Range of Trustees: 33-64
  • PHIL BLOOMER Appointed: 2019, Occupation: Executive Director
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 26/03/2008, number: 1123315
  • Registered at Companies House on 21/12/2007, number: 06459313
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Bullying and harassment policy and procedures
  • 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
  • Trustee conflicts of interest policy and procedures
  • Trustee expenses policy and procedures
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
15 returns made; all on time
Main office

Climate Outreach
The Old Music Hall
106-108 Cowley Road
OXFORD
OX4 1JE

Objectives

TO PROMOTE ANY CHARITABLE PURPOSES AT THE DISCRETION OF THE TRUSTEES CONCERNING CLIMATE CHANGE AND ITS IMPACT

Defined Area of Benefit:

NOT DEFINED. IN PRACTICE, THROUGHOUT ENGLAND AND WALES

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
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