Finance Score: 0
Governance Score: 3
Support Score: 10
  • No PartB
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +10
Overall GiG Score: 13 ?

WHY ME? UK 

Why me? Transforming Lives through Restorative Justice
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Positives:

  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years
  • A significant proportion of recent income was derived from major grant makers
  • The Board appears to be dynamic in terms of composition

Financial issues to consider:

  • A PartB annual return has not been required and so detailed financial information is not available from the online data
Established: 14 years

www.why-me.org

info@why-me.org

02030967708

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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
31/08/23£416£355£61n/an/an/an/an/a10
31/08/22£377£457£-80n/an/an/an/an/a10
31/08/21£344£292£52n/an/an/an/an/a15
31/08/20£242£223£18n/an/an/an/an/a3
31/08/19£191£209£-18n/an/an/an/an/a3
31/08/18£198£203£-4£0£0£0n/a00
31/08/17£124£147£-22£0£0£0n/a00
31/08/16£158£140£18£0£0£0n/a00
31/08/15£176£110£66£0£0£0n/a00
31/08/14£80£90£-9£0£0£0n/a00
31/08/13£84£68£16£0£0£0n/a00
31/08/12£66£64£2£0£0£0n/a00
31/08/11£55£33£23£0£0£0n/a00

Senior Staff Costs/Total Spending: 22%
Highest pay band: £60,000-£70,000
What it does
  • General Charitable Purposes
Who works here?
  • 10 volunteers
Who it helps
  • Other Defined Groups
  • The General Public/Mankind
How it operates
  • Other charitable activities
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • 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
The Bell Foundation£103,635
City Bridge Trust£103,150
AB Charitable Trust£82,000
Charles Hayward Foundation£75,000
Rank Foundation£41,186
CHK Foundation£20,000
The London Community Foundation£14,727
National Lottery Community Fund£10,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Rank Foundation - Col Core Why me? Transforming Lives through Restorative Justice 2023 Part
£18,186 27/04/2023
Why me? Transforming Lives through Restorative Justice received a Cost of Living Core Grant to help cover staff salary costs and rent.
AB Charitable Trust - A grant to Why me?
£22,000 22/12/2022
An unrestricted grant of £22,000 (This grant is renewable - year 2 of up to 3 years)This grant includes a 10% cost of living uplift. Why Me? deliver and promote access to Restorative Justice across ....more
Charles Hayward Foundation - Grant to Why Me?
£25,000 25/11/2022
Development of Restorative Justice within Youth Offending Teams as part of diverting children and young people away from crime
AB Charitable Trust - A grant to Why me?
£25,000 21/04/2022
A restricted grant of 25,000 towards the communications work around reframing of restorative justice. Why Me? deliver and promote access to Restorative Justice for everyone affected by crime, across ....more
AB Charitable Trust - A grant to Why me?
£20,000 20/01/2022
An unrestricted grant of £20,000 per year for 3 years (This grant is renewable - year 1 of up to 3 years). Why Me? deliver and promote access to Restorative Justice across the UK for everyone ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Restorative Justice for Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Abuse
£10,000 14/01/2022
The funding will be used to raise awareness of the benefits of Restorative Justice for survivors of trauma and wider society. The project aims to encourage take up of this support to improve mental ....more
Charles Hayward Foundation - Grant to Why Me?
£25,000 29/11/2021
Development of Restorative Justice within Youth Offending Teams as part of diverting children and young people away from crime
The Bell Foundation - Project Articulate: Restorative Justice for People with English as an Additional Language (EAL) Y2
£55,626 08/06/2021
Why me? are a national charity delivering and promoting Restorative Justice for everyone affected by crime and conflict. The Bell Foundation is funding Why Me?'s Project Articulate, aiming to widen ....more
The Bell Foundation - Project Articulate: Restorative Justice for People with English as an Additional Language (EAL) Y2
£48,009 08/06/2021
Why me? are a national charity delivering and promoting Restorative Justice for everyone affected by crime and conflict. The Bell Foundation is funding Why Me?'s Project Articulate, aiming to widen ....more
AB Charitable Trust - A grant to Why me?
£15,000 21/01/2021
An unrestricted grant of £15,000. Why Me? deliver and promote access to Restorative Justice for everyone affected by crime, this includes awareness raising, policy work and direct delivery of ....more
CHK Foundation - CHK Discretionary Grant
£20,000 11/11/2020
to support specified work
City Bridge Trust - Grant to Why me? Victims for Restorative Justice
£96,000 06/11/2020
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£96,000 over 3 further and final years (£31,000; £32,000; £33,000) towards a Development Officer (2.5dpw), a RJ Service Manager (0.5dpw) and associated project costs, for work to enable hate ....more
Charles Hayward Foundation - Grant to Why Me?
£25,000 24/09/2020
Development of Restorative Justice within Youth Offending Teams as part of diverting children and young people away from crime
Rank Foundation - Resilience Fund Why Me? 2020
£23,000 22/05/2020
To adapt the delivery of new programmes
The London Community Foundation - Grant to Why me?
£14,727 19/05/2020
The funding is for the development of Restorative Justice resources for people affected by crime and the professionals supporting them in London so that online services are accessible, safe and meet ....more
City Bridge Trust - Grant to Why me? Victims for Restorative Justice
£7,150 09/04/2020
A one-off, unrestricted grant of £7,150, equivalent to one regular quarterly payment for the organisation’s current grant.
City Bridge Trust - Grant to Why me? Victims for Restorative Justice
£57,000 14/11/2018
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£57,000 over two years (£28,400; £28,600) towards a part-time Policy Development Officer & Restorative Justice Service Co-ordinator, and associated project costs for work to enable hate crime ....more
Barrow Cadbury Trust - Why me? Crossing the Rubicon - Restorative Justice
£90,000 08/07/2017
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To support a national campaign to promote the use of restorative justice.
The Rayne Foundation - Grant to Why me? Victims for access to Restorative Justice
£20,000 14/03/2016
24
Towards widening access to restorative justice.
Barrow Cadbury Trust - VIP Observer Programme (2014)
£60,000 25/10/2014
To enable senior policy-makers and influencers to observe restorative justice interventions
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to Why me? Victims for Restorative Justice
£30,000 05/04/2011
Towards core costs to ensure the voice of the victim is included in debate around restorative justice and to improve the provision of restorative justice for victims around the UK.
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (6)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split
Based on 5/6 persons

Age Range of Trustees:
  • MATTHEW PINK Appointed: 2017, Occupation: Youth Justice Professional
  • WILL JACKS Appointed: 2017, Occupation: Charity Worker
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 28/07/2010, number: 1137123
  • Registered at Companies House on 17/08/2009, number: 06992709
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
  • 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
13 returns made; all on time
Main office

Canopi
7-14 Great Dover Street
London
SE1 4YR

Objectives

1A TO RELIEVE DISTRESS AND SICKNESS AMONG PERSONS WHO ARE VICTIMS OF CRIME ('THE VICTIMS') AND PERSONS AFFECTED BY CRIME INCLUDING FAMILIES AND FRIENDS OF SUCH PERSONS WHO ARE IN NEED1B TO ADVANCE PUBLIC AWARENESS BY RESEARCH INTO ISSUES RELATING TO VICTIMS OF CRIME AND THEIR FAMILIES AND FRIENDS AND TO DISSEMINATE THE USEFUL RESULTS OF SUCH RESEARCH

Defined Area of Benefit:

UNDEFINED. IN PRACTICE, NATIONAL.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
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