Finance Score: 4
Governance Score: -3
Support Score: 11
  • Reasonable growth: +1
  • Fundraising costs low: +3
  • All female board: -3
  • Grant maker support: +11
Overall GiG Score: 12 ?

MY SISTER'S PLACE 

Specialist service for female victims of domestic violence 16 years and over.We provide Advocacy, Support, Sanctuary Scheme, Counselling, Legal Advice, Training, Women's groups.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • There has been reasonable growth in spending over the last 3 years relative to the previous period
  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years
  • Fundraising costs are unusually low relative to funds raised
  • A significant proportion of recent income was derived from major grant makers including the Government and a Community Foundation

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • The Board is completely female
Established: 14 years

www.mysistersplace.org.uk

hello@mysistersplace.co.uk

01642241864

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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£1,223£1,255£-32£0£1,060£9709.3385
31/03/22£1,266£1,120£145£37£1,093£95610.23910
31/03/21£1,151£1,052£99£76£947£8149.3355
31/03/20£904£873£31£35£848£7099.83336
31/03/19£793£805£-12£32£817£69810.42839
31/03/18£774£717£57£34£829£70111.7240
31/03/17£666£597£69£22£772£67513.6200
31/03/16£541£495£46£32£703£67816.4180
31/03/15£761£427£334£38£657£63017.7100
31/03/14£407£413£-6£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/13£405£384£21£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/12£392£337£55£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/11£275£313£-38£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: 11%
Liabilities/Income: 11%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 92%
Reserves/Spending: 9.3 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 7 months
Quick Ratio: 3.8
Asset Split ?
What it does
  • Accommodation/Housing
  • Education/Training
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • Human Rights/Religious Or Racial Harmony/Equality Or Diversity
  • Other Charitable Purposes
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
Who works here?
  • 38 employees
  • 5 volunteers
Who it helps
  • Other Defined Groups
  • The General Public/Mankind
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides human resources
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Middlesbrough, Redcar And Cleveland, Stockton-on-tees,

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£332,011
Henry Smith Charity£203,500
The Leathersellers' Company Charitable Fund£95,000
Masonic Trust£58,948
Lloyds Bank Foundation£57,370
Garfield Weston Foundation£30,000
Virgin Money Foundation£20,000
New Philanthropy Capital (NPC)£15,650
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
New Philanthropy Capital (NPC) - Open Philanthropy Fund B
£15,650 19/04/2023
Restricted funding to distribute cash grants to individuals
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to My Sister's Place
£203,500 15/03/2023
36
towards three years' salary and on costs of a Senior Therapist and a Domestic Abuse Counsellor at a project providing therapeutic services for people affected by domestic abuse in Middlesbrough, ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Surviving and Thriving Following Economic Abuse
£332,011 23/02/2023
This funding will support My Sisters Place Surviving and Thriving Following Economic Abuse to provide advocacy and support to women in Middlesbrough affected by financial abuse. It will provide ....more
Masonic Trust - MCF Matched Funding
£720 08/02/2023
Unrestricted matched funding in partnership with the local masonic province
Lloyds Bank Foundation - One off gift towards cost of living crisis to My Sisters Place
£2,250 14/12/2022
One off gift to support with the cost of living crisis
Co-Operative Group - Grant to My Sisters Place
£4,854 22/10/2022
Mothers who access our service will understand the impact of domestic abuse on their children and learn more about the therapeutic journey their children are beginning, and how they can support this.
The Leathersellers' Company Charitable Fund - Grant to My Sisters Place Domestic Abuse Service
£15,000 06/05/2022
Jubilee Grant Restricted Project Funding
Smallwood Trust - Funding for distribution as grants to individuals
£8,000 16/12/2021
This initiative seeks to shift grant making power directly to local women’s organisations and services. Smallwood provides a block grant and organisations then award hardship grants to individual ....more
Masonic Trust - MCF Large Grant
£58,228 10/11/2021
A grant to support children and young people aged 4-18 in Middlesbrough who have experienced domestic abuse.
The Leathersellers' Company Charitable Fund - Grant to My Sister's Place
£80,000 22/07/2021
48
Main Grant unrestricted core costs
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - salary costs for a Volunteer Coordinator for women's services in the Tees Valley
£10,000 14/01/2021
salary costs for a Volunteer Coordinator for women's services in the Tees Valley
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Recovery grant to My Sisters Place
£50,000 02/12/2020
24
Unrestricted grant over two years towards the core costs of My Sisters Place, awarded under the Foundation's Domestic Abuse funding stream. Part of the Covid Recovery Fund to support charities to ....more
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Variation grant to My Sisters Place
£5,120 24/07/2020
Grant to My Sisters Place meeting the additional costs of adapting services, premises or implementing other safety measures in response to the Covid pandemic.
County Durham Community Foundation - COVID-19 - REMOTE WORKING INFRASTRUCTURE
£5,000 28/05/2020
To support a domestic abuse charity to work remotely.
Virgin Money Foundation - Grant to My Sisters Place
£20,000 17/04/2020
6
Grant to My Sisters Place to support the orgnisation through COVID19.
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£30,000 10/07/2019
My Sisters Place - Core Services
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - Salary and on-costs of a Therapeutic Services Manager Year 2
£40,000 01/04/2019
Salary and on-costs of a Therapeutic Services Manager Year 2
DCMS - Homes for Good
£4,000 04/03/2019
My Sisters Place is a domestic violence charity in Middlesbrough. The awards in 207 and 2018 supported them to build a housing portfolio providing long term housing to families made homeless due to ....more
Virgin Money Foundation - Grant to My Sisters Place
£4,000 22/02/2019
12
Grant to support My Sisters Place to build a housing portfolio providing long term housing to families made homeless due to domestic abuse.
DCMS - Women Side by Side
£25,000 01/02/2019
The focus of the activity will be on three key areas;Increasing awareness of peer support;Engaging and building confidence and capacity of local women to be involved in peer support;Bringing ....more
DCMS - Women Side by Side
£22,240 01/02/2019
The project will provide Peer Support opportunities for women accessing My Sisters Place and Arch North East support and therapeutic services.With the support of the Peer Support Hub we will ....more
DCMS - Ask Me Plus
£50,000 01/11/2018
The Ask Me Plus project will expand and develop the Womens Aid Federations Ask Me pilot project which aims to prevent and reduce the harm caused by domestic abuse.
National Lottery Community Fund - MSP Community Hub
£9,700 30/08/2018
11
The group will purchase furniture and improve their new premises which will be used as an information centre, referral gateway, activity base and charity shop. This will provide voluntary ....more
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to My Sister's Place
£120,000 13/06/2018
36
towards three years' continuation funding of the salary of the Therapeutic Services Manager at a project providing support to women who have experienced domestic abuse in Middlesbrough, Teesside
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to My Sisters Place
£75,000 19/03/2018
36
An independent one stop shop for women who are suffering or have suffered from Domestic Violence. The IDVA service forms part of the core work, proving crisis assessment of risk/need, advice & ....more
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - Salary and on-costs of a Therapeutic Services Manager Year 1
£39,700 07/01/2018
Salary and on-costs of a Therapeutic Services Manager Year 1
County Durham Community Foundation - Homes for Good
£25,000 22/11/2017
To support short term accommodation for women fleeing violence.
Virgin Money Foundation - Grant to My Sisters Place
£41,981 01/11/2017
12
Grant to enable My Sisters Place to work with landlords to develop a property portfolio offering stable and appropriate housing to women leaving violent relationships.
DCMS - Virgin Money Foundation North East Fund
£41,981 01/11/2017
My Sister?s Place is a domestic abuse charity based in Middlesbrough. The award is to enable them to work with landlords to develop a property portfolio offering stable and appropriate housing to ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Training for sustainability and best practice
£7,890 24/05/2017
12
The project will provide staff training and enable their front line staff to attend the Women’s Aid National Conference. This will enable staff to gain qualifications to work with high risk ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - MSP - Inclusive
£495,025 03/05/2017
60
The project aims to provide women effected by domestic abuse/ violence with the tools they need to achieve sustainable outcomes, including living free from abuse and being able to conduct their lives ....more
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Running costs of a domestic violence counselling service Year 3
£36,900 01/04/2017
Running costs of a domestic violence counselling service Year 3
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to My Sisters Place
£94,000 01/03/2017
24
to develop and disseminate a trauma informed practice framework making use of Train the Trainer system to embed the approach
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Towards Running costs of a domestic violence counselling service Year 2
£36,600 01/04/2016
Towards Running costs of a domestic violence counselling service Year 2
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to My Sister's Place
£83,993 07/10/2015
24
Towards the salary of a domestic violence prevention officer focusing on improving early engagement with perpetrators, risk assessment to reduce repeat victimisation and pathways and practice in ....more
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to My Sister's Place
£109,700 12/03/2015
36
towards three years' continuation funding of the running costs of a domestic violence counselling service in Teesside
National Lottery Community Fund - DVIRT (Domestic Violence Intensive Response Team)
£499,262 26/01/2015
60
Not Available
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to My Sisters Place
£75,000 12/11/2014
An independent one stop shop for women who are suffering or have suffered from Domestic Violence. The IDVA service forms part of the core work, proving crisis assessment of risk/need, advice & ....more
Northern Rock Foundation - Grant awarded to My Sister's Place (Tees Valley)
£50,000 11/03/2014
Toward the cost of purchasing and refurbishing extended premises for this domestic abuse service in Middlesbrough.
Northern Rock Foundation - Grant awarded to My Sister's Place (Tees Valley)
£2,500 11/02/2014
Towards the travel and accommodation costs associated with the Pilotlight programme of support.
Northern Rock Foundation - Grant awarded to My Sister's Place (Tees Valley)
£2,500 18/12/2013
Towards the cost of IDVA training
Northern Rock Foundation - Grant awarded to My Sister's Place (Tees Valley)
£44,100 05/11/2012
To develop a comprehensive strategic plan for the organisation.
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to My Sister's Place
£91,700 14/03/2012
36
towards three years' running costs of a domestic violence support service in Teeside
Northern Rock Foundation - Grant awarded to My Sister's Place (Tees Valley)
£90,000 13/03/2012
Towards the salary of a service manager for this domestic abuse service in Middlesbrough.
National Lottery Community Fund - My Sister's Place Counselling Service
£123,522 14/02/2012
48
In Middlesbrough a project to help women who have experienced or witnessed domestic violence has received £123,522 to continue providing counselling sessions in addition to building confidence, ....more
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to My Sisters Place
£25,300 27/01/2012
the salary and on costs of the Independent Domestic Violence Advisor, travel, training, evaluation, management and supervision costs and a desktop computer
National Lottery Community Fund - Independent Domestic Violence Advisor (IDVA)
£159,419 07/03/2011
48
The funding will enable to continuation of an existing project from "My Sister's Place" Women's Advice Centre (MSPWAC) to support women experiencing domestic violence in Middlesbrough using ....more
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How is it governed?

Trustees (5)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Age Range of Trustees:
  • AMANDA SENIOR Appointed: 2019, Occupation: Local Authority Head Of Service
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 06/08/2010, number: 1137319
  • Registered at Companies House on 23/04/2010, number: 07233811
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Event History
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
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding policy and procedures
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Serious incident reporting policy and procedures
  • Trustee conflicts of interest policy and procedures
  • Trustee expenses policy and procedures
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
13 returns made; all on time
Main office

123 BOROUGH ROAD
MIDDLESBROUGH
TS1 3AN

Objectives

1 TO PROMOTE FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT AND WITH A VIEW TO PUBLIC PROTECTION AND THE PRESERVATION OF ORDER THE PROVISION OF SERVICES DIRECTED TOWARDS THE PREVENTION OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE2 THE RELIEF AND SUPPORT OF WOMEN AND CHILDREN WHO HAVE SUFFERED OR ARE IN DANGER OF SUFFERING DISADVANTAGES EXPLOITATION AND/OR VIOLENCE FROM PERPETRATORS KNOWN TO THEM 3 TO ADVANCE THE EDUCATION OF VOLUNTARY AND STATUTORY AGENCIES AND THE PUBLIC IN ALL ASPECTS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN BY KNOWN MEN ITS CAUSES ITS REMEDIES AND PREVENTION PARTICULAR REFERENCE MUST BE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE ANTI-DISCRIMINATION POLICY FROM TIME TO TIME AS ADOPTED

Defined Area of Benefit:

UNDEFINED. IN PRACTICE, NATIONAL

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