Finance Score: 2
Governance Score: 9
Support Score: 12
  • Strong growth: +2
  • No PartB
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +12
Overall GiG Score: 23 ?

BRISTOL HOSPITALITY NETWORK 

Facilitating a network of accommodation in private houses for adult destitute asylum seekers and refugees.Managing a house where a number of adult destitute asylum seekers and refugees can be provided with accommodation. Supporting the Asylum Seekers Allotment Project.Providing short term hardship grants to destitute asylum seekers and refugees who have no other source of income.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • There has been strong growth in spending over the last 5 years
  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years
  • A significant proportion of recent income was derived from major grant makers including the Government and there are significant future grants due to be received
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of age and gender and dynamic in terms of composition

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • 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£239£264£-26n/an/an/an/an/a15
31/03/22£206£220£-14n/an/an/an/an/a30
31/03/21£291£186£104n/an/an/an/an/a36
31/03/20£152£172£-20n/an/an/an/an/a149
31/03/19£143£145£-2n/an/an/an/an/a105
31/03/18£143£99£43£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/17£75£67£8£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/16£66£53£13£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/15*£45£34£11£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/14£17£21£-3£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/13£16£17£-1£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/12£16£14£2£0£0£0n/a00

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

www.bhn.org.uk

contact@bhn.org.uk

01173790011

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UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Accommodation/Housing
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
GiG Classification
  • Allotments & gardens
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Bristol City,
Who it helps
  • Other Defined Groups

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
Henry Smith Charity£180,000
Lloyds Bank Foundation£102,250
DCMS£48,934
Tuixen Foundation£30,000
Barrow Cadbury Trust£30,000
The Leathersellers' Company Charitable Fund£25,500
Quartet Community Foundation£15,000
Crisis UK£5,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to BHN
£180,000 01/02/2024
36
towards three years' running costs of an organisation providing accommodation and community engagement support for asylum seekers in Bristol.
Quartet Community Foundation - Grant to Bristol Hospitality Network
£5,000 17/08/2023
Towards the running of the Welcome Centre for refugees and asylum seekers, providing a hot meal, English classes, bike workshop and volunteering opportunities.
Lloyds Bank Foundation - One off gift towards cost of living crisis to Bristol Hospitality Network
£2,250 14/12/2022
One off gift to support with the cost of living crisis
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to Bristol Hospitality Network
£50,000 07/12/2022
24
Unrestricted grant over two years towards the core costs of Bristol Hospitality Network
Tuixen Foundation - Core grant to Bristol Hospitality Network
£15,000 19/07/2022
Bristol Hospitality Network provides accommodation and a centre for destitute asylum seekers in Bristol
The Leathersellers' Company Charitable Fund - Grant to Bristol Hospitality Network (BHN)
£5,500 06/05/2022
Jubilee Grant Restricted Project Funding
Tuixen Foundation - Core grant to Bristol Hospitality Network
£15,000 06/12/2021
Bristol Hospitality Network provides accommodation and a centre for destitute asylum seekers in Bristol
The Leathersellers' Company Charitable Fund - Grant to Bristol Hospitality Network (BHN)
£20,000 08/03/2021
48
Main Grant unrestricted core costs
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Recovery grant to Bristol Hospitality Network
£50,000 03/12/2020
24
Unrestricted grant over two years towards the core costs of Bristol Hospitality Network, awarded under the Foundation's Asylum Seekers and Refugees funding stream. Part of the Covid Recovery Fund to ....more
DCMS - DCMS VSCE CMC Covid Funding
£28,934 03/12/2020
The Community Match Challenge is an £85M fund aimed at supporting the Voluntary Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) in their COVID response. Awards were made to philanthropists, foundations and ....more
Barrow Cadbury Trust - COVID-19 - Bristol Hospitality Network (BHN)
£30,000 30/09/2020
5
To provide funding for the expansion of Bristol Hospitality Network’s work in supporting asylum seekers.
Quartet Community Foundation - Grant to Bristol Hospitality Network
£10,000 25/08/2020
To increase a pool of unpaid hosts from eight to at least 16 and resource the charity to support these new hosts.
DCMS - VSCE CMC Fund
£10,000 25/08/2020
NET, Comic Relief and Children in Need will use this funding to provide: increased support to vulnerable people and hidden groups, thus reducing the burden on public services; reach local grassroots ....more
DCMS - Coronavirus Community Support Fund
£10,000 10/07/2020
"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
Crisis UK - Grant to Bristol Hospitality Network
£5,000 26/06/2020
Support for destitute asylum seekers needing food and data
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to Bristol Hospitality Network
£15,000 07/12/2017
12
To develop a new user forum and leadership programme and to identify and implement a new monitoring system.
Quartet Community Foundation - Welcome Centres in Easton
£14,500 24/03/2017
12
The Drop-ins provide a welcome centre for asylum seekers and refugees living locally in Bristol and the opportunity to meet in a place of safety where they can access advice and offer support to each ....more
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (8)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Age Range of Trustees: 25-68
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 21/10/2010, number: 1138498
  • Registered at Companies House on 08/07/2010, number: 07308750
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
  • 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
12 returns made; AR15: 125 days late,
Main office

BHN c/o Easton Family Centre
Beaufort Street
Easton
BRISTOL
BS5 0SQ

Objectives

1 TO RELIEVE FINANCIAL HARDSHIP AMONGST THOSE SEEKING ASYLUM, AND THOSE GRANTED REFUGEE STATUS, AND THEIR DEPENDENTS WHO ARE DESTITUTE AND LIVING TEMPORARILY OR PERMANENTLY IN BRISTOL AND THE SURROUNDING AREAS, IN PARTICULAR BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY BY THE PROVISION OF TEMPORARY ACCOMMODATION, ADVICE, INFORMATION, SUPPORT AND ADVOCACY, FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT2 SUCH OTHER CHARITABLE PURPOSES FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT AND THE BENEFIT OF THOSE SEEKING ASYLUM, AND THOSE GRANTED REFUGEE STATUS, AND THEIR DEPENDENTS WHO ARE DESTITUTE IN SUCH WAYS AS THE TRUSTEES SHALL DETERMINE

Defined Area of Benefit:

UNDEFINED. IN PRACTICE, LOCAL.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
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