Finance Score: 2
Governance Score: -1
Support Score: 13
  • Strong growth: +2
  • No PartB
  • Only 4 Trustees: -1
  • Grant maker support: +13
Overall GiG Score: 14 ?

POLICY CENTRE FOR AFRICAN PEOPLES 

The Policy Centre for African Peoples (PCAP) was created in 2008 to enable African and disadvantaged individuals of all ethnic origins to improve their lives through education, leadership and engagement. Thus, PCAP envisions a world where personal and collective prosperity, justice and common good stem from better education, leadership and social engagement. For more info visit www.pcap.org.uk
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • There has been strong growth in spending over the last 5 years
  • There have been no income shortfalls in recent years
  • A significant proportion of recent income was derived from major grant makers and there are significant future grants due to be received

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • There are only 4 trustees
  • Over half the Board have joined recently

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£167£126£41n/an/an/an/an/a5
31/03/22£135£101£34n/an/an/an/an/a7
31/03/21£37£25£12n/an/an/an/an/a12
31/03/20£12£4£8n/an/an/an/an/a5
31/03/19£5£4£1n/an/an/an/an/a0
31/03/18£6£1£5£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/17?£2£2£0£0£0£0n/a00
30/04/16?£3£3£0£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/15£0£0£0£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/14£2£2£0£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/13£0£0£0£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/12£1£1£0£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/11£7£6£0£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/10£9£2£7£0£0£0n/a00

Senior Staff Costs/Total Spending: 62%
Highest pay band: £60,000-£70,000
Established: 15 years

https://pcap.org.uk/

info@pcap.org.uk

07765414274

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UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Economic/Community Development/Employment
  • Education/Training
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
GiG Classification
  • Legal & financial advice
How it operates
  • Provides services
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
Where it operates
  • Scotland, Throughout England And Wales,
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • People Of A Particular Ethnic Or Racial Origin
  • The General Public/Mankind

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
Guy's and St Thomas' Charity£113,920
Paul Hamlyn Foundation£96,000
City Bridge Trust£94,706
Joseph Rowntree Foundation£34,512
Garfield Weston Foundation£15,000
Greater London Authority£4,978
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
City Bridge Trust - Grant to Policy Centre for African Peoples (PCAP)
£87,546 08/02/2024
£87,546 (£43,193 yr1; £44,353 yr2) contributing towards less than 1 FTE total salaries for the Director's, training officer and engagement officer posts, programme running costs and overhead costs.
Paul Hamlyn Foundation - Strengthening the Youth Innovation Fellowship programme
£6,000 18/01/2023
The Policy Centre for African Peoples (PCAP) works to enable African and people of all ethnic backgrounds experiencing disadvantage to improve their lives through education, leadership development ....more
Guy's and St Thomas' Charity - Policy Centre for African Peoples Covid Continuation Fund
£63,920 31/03/2022
To contribute to core running costs of the Policy Centre for African Peoples
Paul Hamlyn Foundation - Strengthening the Youth Innovation Fellowship programme
£90,000 14/03/2022
The Policy Centre for African Peoples (PCAP) works to enable African and people of all ethnic backgrounds experiencing disadvantage to improve their lives through education, leadership development ....more
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£15,000 11/03/2022
Main Grants award
Greater London Authority - Grant to Policy Centre for African Peoples & Partners
£4,978 01/04/2021
Capacity building funding for community-led partnerships
Guy's and St Thomas' Charity - Policy Centre for African Peoples - Covid Emergency Fund
£50,000 30/03/2021
 The Foundation will contribute towards core running costs of Policy Centre for African Peoples for the period of the grant including the Lead4Hope leadership Programme and staff costs. The ....more
Joseph Rowntree Foundation - Grant to Policy Centre for African Peoples
£34,512 20/03/2021
24
Lead4Hope project
City Bridge Trust - Grant to Policy Centre for African Peoples
£7,160 14/06/2020
£7,160 to fund the essential and urgent costs outlined in the application, in order to carry on providing support to Londoners.
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (4)
Current Trustees appointed

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 14/08/2009, number: 1131139
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
  • 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
  • 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
14 returns made; all on time
Main office

Broadside, Leviathan Way
Chatham
Kent
ME4 4LL

Objectives

1 THE PROMOTION OF EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT BY:(A) PROMOTING KNOWLEDGE AND MUTUAL UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN DIFFERENT RACIAL GROUPS AND GENDERS;(B) ADVANCING EDUCATION AND RAISING AWARENESS ABOUT DIFFERENT RACIAL GROUPSAND GENDERS TO PROMOTE GOOD RELATIONS BETWEEN PERSONS OF DIFFERENTRACIAL GROUPS AND GENDERS;(C) THE ELIMINATION OF DISCRIMINATION ON THE GROUNDS OF RACE OR GENDER;2. THE ADVANCEMENT OF EDUCATION AND RELIEF OF FINANCIAL HARDSHIP AMONGST AFRICANCOMMUNITIES WORLD-WIDE.

Defined Area of Benefit:

WORLD-WIDE.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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