Finance Score: 8
Governance Score: 9
Support Score: 14
  • Income diversified: +3
  • Good reserves management: +3
  • Strong growth: +2
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +14
Overall GiG Score: 31 ?

KIDS INSPIRE 

1:1 or group therapy with qualified therapists using a variety of techniques including art, music or complementary therapies, Mentoring, home visits and parental support around behavior, abuse, poverty and isolation, Support for identified issues such as bereavement and domestic abuse, Partnership work with other services including statutory provision.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • Income generation is well diversified
  • Reserves management has been consistently within official guidelines
  • There has been strong growth in spending over the last 5 years
  • 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
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of age and gender and dynamic in terms of composition

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
30/04/23£1,922£1,975£-53£261£1,080£1,0686.546302
30/04/22£1,793£1,632£162£216£1,134£9286.841249
30/04/21£1,668£1,278£391£155£972£9008.541122
30/04/20£1,342£1,190£152£213£581£5445.532222
30/04/19£925£946£-20£167£430£3444.432200
30/04/18£972£836£136£140£450£1101.6280
30/04/17£929£710£219£132£314£1712.9240
30/04/16£616£564£52£24£95£561.2170
30/04/15£320£321£-1£0£0£0n/a00
30/04/14£341£301£40£0£0£0n/a00
30/04/13£354£365£-11£0£0£0n/a00
30/04/12*£424£375£50£0£0£0n/a00
30/04/11£407£397£10£0£0£0n/a00
30/04/10*£311£304£8£0£0£0n/a00

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 15.3%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 13.2%
Senior Staff Costs/Total Spending: 10%
Highest pay band: £100,000-£110,000
Liabilities/Assets: 28%
Liabilities/Income: 22%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 99%
Reserves/Spending: 6.5 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 6 months
Quick Ratio: 3.1
Asset Split ?
Established: 15 years

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UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Amateur Sport
  • Arts/Culture/Heritage/Science
  • Education/Training
GiG Classification
  • Emotional support, counselling or therapy
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides human resources
  • Provides services
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
Where it operates
  • Essex, Hertfordshire, Redbridge, Southend-on-sea, Suffolk, Thurrock,
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
National Lottery Community Fund£593,162
Henry Smith Charity£202,000
Essex Community Foundation£171,045
Tuixen Foundation£150,000
BBC Children in Need£139,403
The Leathersellers' Company Charitable Fund£100,000
Impetus PEF£80,000
DCMS£61,955
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Co-Operative Group - Grant to Kids Inspire
£3,308 21/10/2023
We wish to offer early help to children, young people aged 13–18 and families displaying emotional and behavioural issues, by promoting coping strategies, resilience and wellbeing.
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£25,000 07/07/2023
Talk Together
Essex Community Foundation - Grant to Kids Inspire
£750 30/03/2023
to provide specialist therapeutic support to children, adolescents and their families across Essex, Southend and Thurrock
The Leathersellers' Company Charitable Fund - Grant to Kids Inspire
£100,000 13/03/2023
48
Main Grant Unrestricted Core Costs
Essex Community Foundation - Grant to Kids Inspire
£4,500 09/02/2023
to support young children in Grays (Thurrock) who are at risk of engaging in anti-social behaviour or criminal activity
The Grocers' Charity - 2023 Grant Academy Awards - Kids Inspire
£500 23/11/2022
to support youth and confidence
Essex Community Foundation - Grant to Kids Inspire
£1,000 17/11/2022
to help continue the development of the organisation and build on areas that have been identified whilst participating on the Thrive Programme
BBC Children in Need - Grant to Kids Inspire
£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 -
£80,000 01/08/2022
Tuixen Foundation - Core grant to Kids Inspire
£40,000 19/07/2022
Kids Inspire use child-centred therapies to support disadvantaged and traumatised children in Essex to become healthy adults who contribute positively to society.
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to Kids Inspire
£108,800 17/05/2022
36
towards three years' running costs of a project providing support for children and young people affected by emotional, behavioural and mental health difficulties in Essex.
Essex Community Foundation - Grant to Kids Inspire
£14,320 07/04/2022
towards the costs of therapeutic services on offer to young people and their families that are struggling with mental heath issues in Mid Essex
The Grocers' Charity - 2022-Kids Inspire
£4,640 16/03/2022
Towards core costs to provide therapeutic support for children and young people affected by disordered eating, including anorexia, bulimia, and Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (AFRID). ....more
Essex Community Foundation - Talk Together
£82,000 18/11/2021
36
To provide therapy for children who have experienced trauma and their families across Essex, over three years
Youth Music - Sing My Own Song (SMOS)
£5,652 28/10/2021
Sing My Own Song (SMOS)
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£25,000 15/10/2021
Talk Together
BBC Children in Need - Grant to Kids Inspire
£80,307 10/08/2021
Counselling for children who have experienced trauma. The project will help children improve understanding of emotions, increase self-worth and improve family relationships.
Tuixen Foundation - Core grant to Kids Inspire
£30,000 23/07/2021
Kids Inspire use child-centred therapies to support disadvantaged and traumatised children in Essex to become healthy adults who contribute positively to society.
National Lottery Community Fund - Talk Together
£494,880 30/06/2021
The funding will support therapeutic work with children and young people aged 0-25 affected by mental health/emotional/behavioural needs and their families. The charity provides therapy mentoring ....more
Essex Community Foundation - Grant to Kids Inspire
£10,000 18/03/2021
towards the core costs of therapeutic services for children, young people and their families across mid-Essex
Tuixen Foundation - Core grant to Kids Inspire
£20,000 04/12/2020
Kids Inspire supports disadvantaged and traumatised children in Essex to become healthy adults who contribute positively to society. Mental health services are child-centred and follow evidence based ....more
DCMS - VSCE CMC Fund
£40,000 08/10/2020
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
Essex Community Foundation - Grant to Kids Inspire
£40,000 06/10/2020
to enable online therapy sessions for vulnerable children and young people experiencing mental health issues and respond to the increasing referrals during COVID19, in Essex
BBC Children in Need - Grant to Kids Inspire
£54,096 09/09/2020
18
COVID19 - This project will deliver art therapy to children and young people with mental health problems as a result of abuse, bereavement and bullying in Essex, which has worsened through Covid-19. ....more
Essex Community Foundation - Virtual Kids Lunch Club
£3,475 29/06/2020
to run a virtual kids lunch club during the school holidays for disadvantaged children and young people in Chelmsford during COVID19
National Lottery Community Fund - Kids Inspire Covid-19
£98,282 18/06/2020
5
Kids Inspire supports vulnerable young people who are affected by mental health problems trauma family conflict self-harming behaviours suicidal ideation and child-to-parent-violence. The project ....more
BBC Children in Need - Grant to Kids Inspire
£4,500 17/06/2020
6
COVID19 - This grant will fund early intervention counselling to 15 young people experiencing family breakdown exacerbated by Covid-19, and help them self-regulate and manage coping strategies.
DCMS - VSCE CMC Fund
£17,455 17/06/2020
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
DCMS - VSCE CMC Fund
£4,500 26/05/2020
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
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to Kids Inspire
£93,200 07/05/2020
36
towards three years' salary of a Senior Clinical Manager for a project providing therapeutic support to children and young people who are at an economic, social and/or educational disadvantage in ....more
Tuixen Foundation - Core grant to Kids Inspire
£30,000 06/05/2020
Kids Inspire supports disadvantaged and traumatised children in Essex to become healthy adults who contribute positively to society. Mental health services are child-centred and follow evidence based ....more
Essex Community Foundation - Grant to Kids Inspire
£15,000 08/04/2020
to continue providing emotional support to young people across Essex during COVID19
Tuixen Foundation - Core grant to Kids Inspire
£30,000 11/07/2019
Kids Inspire supports disadvantaged and traumatised children in Essex to become healthy adults who contribute positively to society. Mental health services are child-centred and follow evidence based ....more
Essex Community Foundation - CREW (Communication, Relationships and Emotional Wellbeing) – previously know as ‘Families Together’
£9,832 14/03/2019
5
To continue a preventative support programme for at risk children and young people and their families from Mid Essex to address emotional and well-being issues
Essex Community Foundation - Voice
£4,084 06/12/2018
11
To support a youth social action forum called 'Voice' to address mental health and other issues facing young people
Essex Community Foundation - Families Together: Preventative Support For The Whole Family
£9,900 20/03/2018
3
To help run a preventative support programme for at risk Children and Young People and their families from Mid Essex
BBC Children in Need - Grant to Kids Inspire
£70,300 02/03/2018
36
This project provides a Creative Psychotherapist to help children and young people who have experienced trauma, resulting in behavioural or psychological difficulties. Therapy will help to increase ....more
Essex Community Foundation - Lunch Club
£2,704 22/02/2018
1
To support the summer holiday sessions of a free lunch club for disadvantaged children in Chelmsford
National Lottery Community Fund - Reclaiming Lives
£310,845 01/11/2017
36
This group will expand and continue helping young people who are at an educational, social and/or economic disadvantage to turn their lives around. The project will tackle developmental and shock ....more
Masonic Trust - Creative Psychotherapist
£51,712 18/10/2017
Creative psychotherapist to support vulnerable children with mental and emotional health problems.
Essex Community Foundation - Lunch Club
£4,000 10/05/2017
10
To help continue The Kids Who Lunch Club project
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (9)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Age Range of Trustees: 28-74
  • GILLIAN BOX Appointed: 2023, Occupation: Human Resources Consultant
  • LOUISE LOON Appointed: 2017, Occupation: Human Resources Consultant
  • STUART WHITE Appointed: 2023, Occupation: Chartered Building Surveyor
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 11/05/2009, number: 1129513
  • Registered at Companies House on 24/09/2007, number: 06380082
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
  • Investing charity funds 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
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
14 returns made; AR12: 17 days late, AR10: 170 days late,
Recent reorganisation events:
  • Asset transfer in from THE ROTARY CLUB OF BRENTWOOD BREAKFAST TRUST FUND on 23/02/2023
Main office

Hargrave House
Molrams Lane
Great Baddow
CHELMSFORD
CM2 7FW

Objectives

To act as a resource for young people up to the age of 25 and their families living in the United Kingdom together with professionals supporting them by providing advice and assistance and organizing programs of physical, educational, and other activities as a means of:-a. Advancing in life and helping young people by developing their skills, capacities and capabilities to enable them to participate in society as independent, mature and responsible individuals;b. Advancing education;c. Relieving unemployment:d. Providing recreational and leisure time activity in the interests of social welfare for people living in the area of benefit who have need by reason of their youth, age, infirmity, disability, poverty or social and economic circumstances with a view to improving the conditions of life of such persons.

Defined Area of Benefit:

ESSEX

Data Sources

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