Finance Score: -1
Governance Score: 0
Support Score: 16
  • Poor Liquidity: -1
    • Large volunteers +3
    • Grant maker support: +13
    Overall GiG Score: 15 ?

    CIRCLES SOUTH EAST 

    The object of the charity is to relieve the needs and promote the rehabilitation, treatment, education and care of persons who have committed, or who are likely to commit offences, particularly sexual offences, against others, and the families of such persons and others affected by such offences.
    Analysis by Giving is Great

    Positives:

    • This charity has been successful in attracting volunteers relative to its size
    • 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:

    • This charity is not recognised by HMRC for Gift Aid according to its latest published return
    • One or more trustees receive payments or benefits from the charity for providing services to the charity

    Financial issues to consider:

    • Liquidity appears to have been slender at the latest year end
    Established: 16 years

    www.circlessoutheast.org.uk

    info@circlessoutheast.org.uk

    01235816050

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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£976£1,010£-34£0£150£1501.819566
    31/03/22£969£922£47£0£184£1842.423580
    31/03/21£954£843£111£0£137£1371.923543
    31/03/20£950£982£-32£0£26£260.319554
    31/03/19£954£976£-22£0£58£580.717520
    31/03/18£937£1,027£-90£0£80£800.9180
    31/03/17£967£870£97£0£170£1321.8180
    31/03/16*£704£738£-34£236£74£160.3200
    31/03/15£738£722£17£195£108£1031.7120
    31/03/14£548£528£20£220£91£912.1130
    31/03/13£439£453£-14£0£0£0n/a00
    31/03/12£406£345£62£0£0£0n/a00
    30/03/11£246£298£-52£0£0£0n/a00
    30/03/10£353£307£46£0£0£0n/a00
    30/03/09£310£279£31£0£0£0n/a00

    Financial Ratios
    Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 0%
    Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 0%
    Highest pay band: Less than £60,000
    Liabilities/Assets: 22%
    Liabilities/Income: 4%
    Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 100%
    Reserves/Spending: 1.8 months
    Net Current Assets/Spending: 2 months
    Quick Ratio: 2.1
    Asset Split ?
    What it does
    • Education/Training
    • Other Charitable Purposes
    Who works here?
    • 19 employees
    • 566 volunteers
    Who it helps
    • Other Defined Groups
    • The General Public/Mankind
    How it operates
    • Provides advocacy/advice/information
    • Provides services
    • Sponsors or undertakes research
    Where it operates
    • Throughout England,

    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£399,400
    Esmee Fairbairn£290,000
    Henry Smith Charity£180,000
    DCMS£174,465
    City Bridge Trust£168,726
    Lloyds Bank Foundation£102,250
    Tudor Trust£92,000
    The Rayne Foundation£85,000
    Specific Donations
    Amount When
    Months
    To be used for
    Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to Circles South East
    £5,000 20/02/2023
    Towards unrestricted core costs as a Cost of Living Uplift
    Lloyds Bank Foundation - One off gift towards cost of living crisis to Circles South East
    £2,250 14/12/2022
    One off gift to support with the cost of living crisis
    Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to Circles South East
    £50,000 30/11/2022
    Towards unrestricted core costs for interim funding to continue important work with perpetrators, their families, and survivors of sexual abuse
    Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to Circles South East
    £50,000 14/09/2022
    24
    Unrestricted grant over two years towards the core costs of Circles South East
    Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
    £20,000 19/11/2021
    Reducing Sexual Harm Community Hub
    Henry Smith Charity - Grant to Circles South East
    £180,000 02/11/2021
    36
    towards three years' running costs of an organisation providing support for perpetrators of abuse, families and partners whose lives have been impacted by sexual harm, in the South East of England ....more
    AB Charitable Trust - A grant to Circles South East
    £20,000 07/10/2021
    An unrestricted grant of £20,000. Circles South East delivers the Circles of Support and Accountability model to prevent sexual re-offending in the South East of England.
    Charles Hayward Foundation - Grant to Circles South East
    £25,000 28/05/2021
    Circles for young people displaying harmful sexual behaviour
    National Lottery Community Fund - Reducing Sexual Harm Community Hub
    £399,400 01/03/2021
    35
    The organisation aims to prevent sexual abuse and reduce the number of victims by supporting sexual offenders released from prison. The funding will enable the group to expand their services across ....more
    Tudor Trust - Grant to Circles South East
    £2,000 05/01/2021
    as an additional grant to support staff, volunteer and trustee wellbeing, to assist the organisation deliver its charitable purpose more effectively
    Lloyds Bank Foundation - Recovery grant to Circles South East
    £50,000 03/12/2020
    24
    Unrestricted grant over two years towards the core costs of Circles South East, awarded under the Foundation's Offending, Prison or Community Service funding stream. Part of the Covid Recovery Fund ....more
    DCMS - DCMS VSCE CMC Covid Funding
    £86,004 03/12/2020
    The Community Match Challenge is an £85M fund aimed at supporting the Voluntary Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) in their COVID response. Awards were made to philanthropists, foundations and ....more
    AB Charitable Trust - A grant to Circles South East
    £20,000 08/10/2020
    An unrestricted grant of £20,000. Circles South East delivers the Circles of Support and Accountability model to prevent sexual re-offending in the South East of England.
    DCMS - Coronavirus Community Support Fund
    £59,918 06/08/2020
    "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
    Comic Relief - Circles South East Recovery Funding
    £34,860 23/06/2020
    6
    COVID19 Recovery funding
    City Bridge Trust - Grant to Circles South East
    £18,726 19/06/2020
    £18,726 towards the costs outlined in your application excluding management costs.
    The Rayne Foundation - Grant to Circles South East
    £75,000 08/06/2020
    36
    Towards Core Costs.
    Charles Hayward Foundation - Grant to Circles South East
    £25,000 27/05/2020
    Circles for young people displaying harmful sexual behaviour
    DCMS - VSCE CMC Fund
    £28,543 20/05/2020
    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
    Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to Circles South East
    £15,000 05/05/2020
    6
    towards unrestricted core costs as a COVID-19 Fast Response grant
    Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to Circles South East
    £20,000 28/04/2020
    6
    towards unrestricted core costs as a COVID-19 Fast Response grant
    Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
    £20,000 24/01/2020
    Circles of Support & Accountability
    The Rayne Foundation - Grant to Circles South East
    £10,000 18/12/2019
    12
    Towards Core costs
    City Bridge Trust - Grant to Circles South East
    £150,000 30/10/2019
    36
    £150,000 over three years (£50,000 per year) for the full-time salary of a Circle Co-ordinator, volunteer training and associated costs.
    Tudor Trust - Grant to Circles South East
    £90,000 05/09/2019
    36
    over three years towards the core costs of an organisation working across South East England which provides support to sex offenders, and protection for the public, through circles of support and ....more
    Comic Relief - The Keepsafe App - supporting sexual and violent perpetartors to remain safe in local communities
    £46,693 04/09/2019
    12
    A ’Circle of Support and Accountability’ is a group of volunteers from a local community which forms a Circle around a previously convicted offender. It aims to provide a supportive social ....more
    Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to Circles South East
    £200,000 22/05/2019
    36
    Towards unrestricted core costs to support the development of services to support those affected by sexual abuse.
    Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
    £20,000 14/09/2017
    Reducing Sexual Harm in our Communities
    The Rayne Foundation - Grant to Circles South East
    £65,000 16/03/2017
    36
    Towards the further development of the Youth Circles and family support.
    Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to Circles South East
    £75,000 24/11/2016
    36
    Circles South East uses volunteers to support sex offenders released from prison until they are safely integrated back into the community. They are requesting funding towards the CEO's salary to ....more
    Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to Circles South East
    £32,000 03/10/2016
    12
    Towards a pilot project for sexual offenders with intellectual disabilities and/or autism.
    Comic Relief - Services for young people displaying harmful sexual behaviours (HSBs)
    £120,000 27/01/2016
    36
    There has been a growth in the number of young people being convicted for sexual offences (Youth Justice Board). Circles South East will use this grant to reach young people across the South East ....more
    National Lottery Community Fund - Reducing Sexual Harm Community Hub
    £500,000 16/12/2015
    36
    The project aims to reduce sexual harm and violence by using large numbers of volunteers to support sexual offenders released from prison to reintegrate safely back into the community. The group will ....more
    Henry Smith Charity - Grant to Circles South East
    £90,000 17/09/2015
    24
    towards two years' continuation funding of a project providing mentoring and counselling for high risk sexual offenders across the South East of England
    Tudor Trust - Grant to Circles South East
    £25,000 07/09/2015
    12
    over one year as continuation funding towards the running costs of an organisation providing support to sex offenders through circles of support and accountability in South East England
    Tudor Trust - Grant to Circles South East
    £50,000 29/07/2013
    24
    over two years as continuation funding towards the core costs of an organisation providing support to sex offenders through circles of support and accountability in the South East of England
    National Lottery Community Fund - Circles South East (CSE)
    £364,802 12/06/2013
    24
    This is a continuation and expansion of a project by Circles South East (CSE) to help high risk sexual offenders to reintegrate safely into the community, and support communities to take constructive ....more
    Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to Circles South East
    £120,000 05/06/2013
    Towards a pilot project for sexual offenders with intellectual disabilities and/or autism.
    Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to Circles South East
    £30,200 26/04/2013
    Circles South East helps sexual offenders to reintegrate into the community and supports those affected by sexual abuse. This project is to provide counselling support for non abusing partners and ....more
    Henry Smith Charity - Grant to Circles South East
    £120,000 06/08/2012
    36
    towards three years' core costs of an organisation that provides support to sex offenders when they have been released from prison in the south-east England
    Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to Circles South East
    £48,000 05/05/2011
    Towards developing a support service for the non-abusing partners and family members of offenders who have been convicted of a sexual offence.
    National Lottery Community Fund - HTV Circles
    £324,484 13/04/2011
    23
    HTV Circles is an innovative, award-winning and positive way to engage communities in helping to prevent sexual abuse. This project will work specifically in the Hampshire and Thames Valley area. The ....more
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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: 46-65
    • NORA HOLFORD Appointed: 2017, Occupation: Detective Superintendent Thames Valley Police
    Legal constitution
    • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 28/03/2008, number: 1123361
    • Registered at Companies House on 31/01/2008, number: 06490001
    Gift Aid
    • NOT 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
    • 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
    15 returns made; AR16: 3 days late,
    Main office

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    Objectives

    TO RELIEVE THE NEEDS AND PROMOTE THE REHABILITATION, TREATMENT, EDUCATION AND CARE OF PERSONS WHO HAVE COMMITTED OR ARE LIKELY TO COMMIT OFFENCES, PARTICULARLY SEXUAL OFFENCES, AGAINST OTHERS AND THE FAMILIES OF SUCH PERSONS AND OTHERS AFFECTED BY SUCH OFFENCES.

    Defined Area of Benefit:

    NOT DEFINED. IN PRACTICE: THROUGHOUGT ENGLAND.

    Data Sources

    Charity Commission for England and Wales
    360 Giving
    CharityBase
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