Finance Score: -2
Governance Score: 0
Support Score: 3
  • Excess reserves: -2
  • Pension deficit: -1
  • Multiple Deficits: -2
  • Fundraising costs low: +3
  • No volunteer policy: -2
  • 12+ Trustees: -1
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Gov Income
  • Grant maker support: +3
Overall GiG Score: 1 ?

WADHAM COLLEGE 

The College, working with the University, provides an education aimed at offering outstanding students from all backgrounds the opportunity to fulfil their maximum potential and seeks to advance world- leading research. The education provided develops students academically, advances their leadership qualities and inter-personal skills, and prepares them to play full and effective roles in society.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • The charity has received Government grants
  • Spending has increased over the last 3 years relative to the previous period
  • Fundraising costs are low relative to funds raised
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of gender

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • Although this charity works with volunteers it does not have a Volunteer Management policy
  • One or more trustees receive benefits from the charity
  • There are 70 trustees whereas the Charities Commission recommends a maximum of 12

Financial issues to consider:

  • This charity has substantial assets and unrestricted reserves of £37,788,000 available, equivalent to 30 months of spending and so may not be able to utilise additional funding
  • There is a pension deficit of £2,663,000
  • On several occasions in recent years income has been less than spending

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
31/07/23£18,043£15,219£2,824£781£159,592£37,78829.822860
31/07/22£13,623£15,634£-2,011£713£156,774£38,61629.622060
31/07/21£11,425£12,600£-1,175£658£158,912£37,42935.619760
31/07/20£14,914£12,313£2,601£754£142,812£20,38219.920660
31/07/19£14,881£12,507£2,374£783£143,961£17,02816.319484
31/07/18£14,516£12,092£2,424£818£137,983£17,43517.32010
31/07/17£12,899£11,930£969£747£131,003£17,63817.71940
31/07/16£19,634£10,840£8,794£740£122,569£18,111202000
31/07/15£10,998£10,313£685£628£109,099£19,71522.91860
31/07/14£10,765£8,932£1,833£630£102,930£20,05126.91140
31/07/13£11,291£8,409£2,882£616£98,935£19,56527.91080
31/07/12£10,096£7,888£2,208£646£88,574£19,26529.3940
31/07/11£13,218£8,315£4,903£648£87,630£18,93927.3900

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 8.5%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 5.9%
Senior Staff Costs/Total Spending: 7%
Highest pay band: £130,000-£140,000
Liabilities/Assets: 19%
Liabilities/Income: 205%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 24%
Reserves/Spending: 29.8 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 6 months
Quick Ratio: 2.8
Asset Split ?
Established: 13 years

www.wadham.ox.ac.uk

Finance.Bursar@wadham.ox.ac.uk

01865 277966

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UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Education/Training
GiG Classification
  • Colleges and universities
How it operates
  • Acts as an umbrella or resource body
  • Makes Grants to Individuals
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
Where it operates
  • Oxfordshire,
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People

Who's supporting them? ?

We have no records of donations from grant makers.

How is it governed?

Trustees (70)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split
Based on 63/70 persons

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 06/01/2011, number: 1139726
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 risk management policy and procedures
  • Investing charity funds policy and procedures
  • Investment
  • Safeguarding policy and procedures
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Social media policy and procedures
  • Trustee conflicts of interest policy and procedures
Filing Record
13 returns made; all on time
Main office

WADHAM COLLEGE
PARKS ROAD
OXFORD
OX1 3PN

Objectives

TO BE A COLLEGE - AD LAUDEM, GLORIAM, ET HONOREM OMNIPOTENTIS DEI, BONARUM LITERARUM INCREMENTUM, AC COMMUNEM HUJUS REGNI UTILITATEM - TRANSLATED AS: TO THE PRAISE GLORY AND HONOUR OF ALMIGHTY GOD, THE INCREASE OF GOOD LEARNING AND THE COMMON BENEFIT OF THIS REALM.

Defined Area of Benefit:

OXFORDSHIRE

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
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