Finance Score: -5
Governance Score: 8
Support Score: 11
  • Volatile income & significant deficit in latest year: -5
  • No PartB
  • 12+ Trustees: -1
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Large volunteers +3
  • Grant maker support: +8
Overall GiG Score: 14 ?

NEW FAMILY SOCIAL 

Promoting the care and upbringing of children by LGBT adopters and foster carers. Helping to create a wide pool of adopters and foster carers by raising awareness, and by promoting their utilisation and fair treatment. Advancing public awareness and acceptance of these families.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has been successful in attracting volunteers relative to its size
  • Spending has increased over the last 3 years relative to the previous period
  • 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 well diversified in terms of age and gender and dynamic in terms of composition

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • There are 14 trustees whereas the Charities Commission recommends a maximum of 12
  • 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
  • Income has been volatile recently and was significantly lower than spending in the latest year

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£172£242£-71n/an/an/an/an/a150
31/03/22£229£205£25n/an/an/an/an/a50
31/03/21£219£190£29n/an/an/an/an/a50
31/03/20£211£191£20n/an/an/an/an/a100
31/03/19£189£175£14n/an/an/an/an/a135
31/03/18£210£198£12£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/17£143£162£-19£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/16£161£153£8£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/15£148£136£12£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/14£104£99£6£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/13?£108£97£11£0£0£0n/a00
31/01/12£57£43£14£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
Established: 14 years

www.newfamilysocial.org.uk

info@newfamilysocial.org.uk

07867595554

Charity Commission for England and WalesCompanies HouseX
UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Education/Training
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • Other Charitable Purposes
GiG Classification
  • Adoption & fostering services
How it operates
  • Other charitable activities
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides services
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
Where it operates
  • Northern Ireland, Scotland, Throughout England And Wales,
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Other Defined Groups
  • 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
National Lottery Community Fund£238,879
Esmee Fairbairn£20,000
DCMS£19,843
LGBT Consortium£5,250
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
National Lottery Community Fund - Supporting LGBT+ Adopters and Foster Carers
£238,879 29/09/2021
The group is using funding to increase reach for LGBT+ adopters and foster carers across England to build a supportive community through launch of a new peer mentor scheme and grow sustainable income ....more
LGBT Consortium - Grant to New Family Social
£5,250 28/10/2020
Funding will be used to help with the associated costs of delivering a series of courses (moved online due to covid-19) focused around adoption and fostering, in relation to LGBT+ issues.
DCMS - Coronavirus Community Support Fund
£19,843 19/08/2020
"The fund aims to:1) To reduce closures of essential charities that provide essential services to vulnerable groups during the COVID-19 crisis by ensuring they have the financial resources to ....more
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to New Family Social
£20,000 05/05/2020
6
towards unrestricted core costs as a COVID-19 Fast Response grant
LGBT Consortium - Grant to New Family Social
£9,788 31/05/2019
Organisational Sustainability
The Funding Network - Events for children, including Summer Camp
£4,947 21/05/2019
New Family Social provides peer support, improves the treatment of disadvantaged LGBT+ adopters and foster carers, encourages inclusion, and actively works with agencies to find families for children ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Family Connections
£10,000 29/11/2018
12
The organisation will use the funding to set up peer support groups on social media for LGBTQ+ adopters and foster carers.
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to New Family Social
£150,000 16/05/2018
48
Towards core costs to raise the profile of LGBT adopters/fosterers and enable the development and dissemination of best practice to reduce prejudice within the adoption/fostering systems and society.
John Ellerman Foundation - Core costs, towards salary of a Volunteer Coordinator
£49,307 21/07/2016
36
Towards the salary costs of a Volunteer Coordinator to support its volunteers who provide personal and social networks for LGBT adopters and foster carers and their children.
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to New Family Social
£84,625 19/11/2014
Towards a new post to raise the profile of LGBT adopters/fosterers and enable the development and dissemination of best practice to reduce prejudice within the adoption and fostering systems and ....more
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (14)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split
Based on 12/14 persons

Age Range of Trustees: 34-59
  • ADAM BARNES (Chair) Appointed: 2018, Occupation: Sales Manager
  • BARNABY WALKER Appointed: 2022, Occupation: Head Of Operations - Mental Health
  • YONI EJO Appointed: 2020, Occupation: Practice Manager
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 08/10/2010, number: 1138340
  • Registered at Companies House on 29/01/2010, number: 07140510
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
  • Financial reserves policy and procedures
  • Internal charity financial controls policy and procedures
  • Internal risk management policy and procedures
  • 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
12 returns made; all on time
Main office

7 Bell Yard
London
WC2A 2JR

Objectives

1) THE PROMOTING IF THE CARE AND UPBRINGING OF CHILDREN AND YOUNG PERSONS FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT BY;A) SUPPORTING LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, TRANS-SEXUAL AND TRANSGENDER ADOPTERS, FOSTER CARERS AND FAMILIES; ANDB) FACILITATING A WIDER POOL OF ADOPTERS AND FOSTER CARERS; AND2) THE PROMOTION OF EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PUBLIC BY ADVANCING EDUCATION IN ALL ASPECTS OF THE LEGAL ADOPTION AND LONG-TERM FOSTER CARE OF CHILDREN AND YOUNG PERSONS BY LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, TRANS-SEXUAL AND TRANSGENDER ADOPTERS AND FOSTER CARERS.S.S.

Defined Area of Benefit:

UNDEFINED. IN PRACTICE, NATIONAL

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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