Finance Score: 0
Governance Score: 5
Support Score: 5
  • No PartB
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Mainly female board: -1
  • Grant maker support: +5
Overall GiG Score: 10 ?

CREATIVE FUTURE 

We give the socially excluded the chance to reintegrate through their own talents by providing training, support, exhibiting and publishing opportunities, promoting their art and written work at the highest levels. We provide a bridge between the community arts and professional arts sector in the south east of England whilst challenging the stereotypes of marginalised people.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • The charity has received backing from a grant maker recently
  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of age and dynamic in terms of composition

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • The Board is predominantly female
  • 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£171£171£0n/an/an/an/an/a8
31/03/22£172£160£13n/an/an/an/an/a15
31/03/21*£110£115£-5n/an/an/an/an/a0
31/03/20£118£127£-9n/an/an/an/an/a5
31/03/19£185£176£9n/an/an/an/an/a10
31/03/18£201£192£10£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/17£230£224£6£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/16£149£140£9£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/15£146£125£22£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/14£153£150£4£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/13£103£90£13£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/12£21£54£-34£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/11£66£73£-8£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
Established: 15 years

www.creativefuture.org.uk

rose@creativefuture.org.uk

01273234780

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UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Arts/Culture/Heritage/Science
  • Disability
  • Economic/Community Development/Employment
  • Education/Training
  • Other Charitable Purposes
  • Recreation
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
GiG Classification
  • Support for victims of domestic or sexual abuse
How it operates
  • Other charitable activities
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Throughout England,
Who it helps
  • Elderly/Old People
  • Other Defined Groups
  • People Of A Particular Ethnic Or Racial Origin
  • People With Disabilities
  • 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
DCMS£29,759
National Lottery Community Fund£9,915
Henry Smith Charity£5,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
National Lottery Community Fund - REPRESENTED
£9,915 24/02/2023
Funding will be used to run storytelling workshops for trans non-binary genderqueer and queer adults in the community offering pastoral mental health and gender related support. This project aims to ....more
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to Creative Future
£5,000 11/05/2020
12
towards one year's salary of the Marketing and Projects Manager at a project providing support services to disadvantaged and isolated people in Sussex
DCMS - Creative Recovery
£29,759 01/04/2020
To support Arts and Culture throughout England
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to Creative Future
£14,857 18/04/2018
12
To support the costs of a pilot project to deliver and test an online shop that will enable the charity to diversify and generate income as well as improve services and activities for service users.
National Lottery Community Fund - Upskilling Peer Support Groups
£9,999 07/03/2018
12
The organisation will use the funding to run social events and workshops for people who suffer from a variety of issues.
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to Creative Future
£10,000 03/12/2015
12
towards one year's salary of the Operations & Programme Manager at a project providing support services to disadvantaged and isolated people across Sussex
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to Creative Future
£36,000 04/02/2015
24
Salary costs for the organisation which engages marginalised individuals in creative writing and art classes - challenging them to strive towards artistic excellence, so "changing their ....more
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to Creative Future
£6,000 13/06/2013
towards one year's core costs of an organisation in Brighton that provides support, advice and activities for disabled and marginalised adults with mental ill-health
National Lottery Community Fund - Moving Forward
£119,518 14/03/2012
36
This project will build upon creative writing, poetry and art workshops delivered to vulnerable adults in east and west Sussex who have become socially excluded through issues such as homelessness, ....more
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (6)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Age Range of Trustees: 29-68
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 21/11/2009, number: 1132889
  • Registered at Companies House on 29/04/2009, number: 06891365
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Bullying and harassment policy and procedures
  • Complaints handling
  • Complaints policy and procedures
  • Engaging external speakers at charity events policy and procedures
  • Financial reserves policy and procedures
  • Internal risk management policy and procedures
  • Safeguarding policy and procedures
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Social media policy and procedures
  • Trustee conflicts of interest policy and procedures
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
13 returns made; AR21: 48 days late,
Main office

COMMUNITY BASE
113 QUEENS ROAD
BRIGHTON
BN1 3XG

Objectives

TO PROMOTE SOCIAL INCLUSION FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT BY WORKING WITH PEOPLE WHO ARE SOCIALLY EXCLUDED ON THE GROUNDS OF THEIR MENTAL ILL HEALTH, PHYSICAL ILL HEALTH, LEARNING DISABILITY, PHYSICAL DISABILITY, SUBSTANCE ABUSE OR DEPENDENCY INCLUDING ALCOHOL AND DRUGS, HOMELESSNESS, LONG TERM UNEMPLOYMENT, HISTORY OF CRIMINAL OFFENDING, ROLE AS CARERS, CARE LEAVERS AND MEMBERSHIP OF THE BMER ((BLACK, MINORITY ETHNIC AND REFUGEE) AND/OR THE LGBTQ+ (LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, TRANSGENDER AND QUEER/QUESTIONING) COMMUNITIES RELIEVING THE NEED OF THOSE WHO ARE SOCIALLY EXCLUDED AND ASSISTING THEM TO INTEGRATE INTO SOCIETY IN PARTICULAR BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY THROUGH THE DEVELOPMENT OF THEIR ARTISTIC TALENTS.

Defined Area of Benefit:

UNDEFINED. IN PRACTICE, NATIONAL

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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