Finance Score: -2
Governance Score: 5
Support Score: 7
  • Multiple Deficits: -2
  • No PartB
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Mainly female board: -1
  • Grant maker support: +7
Overall GiG Score: 10 ?

ST. VINCENT'S FAMILY PROJECT 

The Project provides support for vulnerable families of children from 0-5 and creative arts and drama therapy for primary school children experiencing emotional difficulties.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • The charity has received backing from several prominent grant makers recently
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of age and dynamic in terms of composition

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • The Board is predominantly female

Financial issues to consider:

  • A PartB annual return has not been required and so detailed financial information is not available from the online data
  • 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
31/03/23£318£360£-42n/an/an/an/an/a32
31/03/22£263£314£-51n/an/an/an/an/a20
31/03/21£327£269£58n/an/an/an/an/a12
31/03/20£214£278£-63n/an/an/an/an/a55
31/03/19£238£288£-50n/an/an/an/an/a55
31/03/18£281£294£-13£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/17£254£239£15£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/16£312£281£31£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/15£239£261£-22£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/14£271£272£-2£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/13£244£235£9£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/12£183£175£8£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
Established: 13 years

www.svfp.org.uk

info@svfp.org.uk

02076545351

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UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Economic/Community Development/Employment
  • Human Rights/Religious Or Racial Harmony/Equality Or Diversity
  • Other Charitable Purposes
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
GiG Classification
  • Other specialist outpatient services
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • City Of Westminster,
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • 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
John Lyon's Charity£90,000
The Charity of Sir Richard Whittington£48,240
Garfield Weston Foundation£25,000
Westminster Foundation£21,928
National Lottery Community Fund£10,000
London Catalyst£4,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Westminster Foundation - Small grant - St Vincent's Family Project - 07/12/2023
£10,000 12/07/2023
12
Supporting Families With SEN Children
National Lottery Community Fund - SVFP - Rebuilding Families
£10,000 21/04/2023
The funding will be used to cover the volunteer manager salary helping to enhance the work of the group which supports vulnerable families and children by developing an new model of working ....more
London Catalyst - St. Vincent's Family Project - 3
£4,000 15/11/2022
SVFP - Getting Through The Crisis
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£15,000 05/08/2022
SVFP - post pandemic rebuild
The Childhood Trust - C-59184
£1,000 28/06/2022
Weekly sessions for children in Westminster aged between 5-11 held after school, with a range of fun activities that focus on exercise/ movement and healthy nutrition.
Co-Operative Group - Grant to St Vincent's Family Project
£2,922 24/10/2020
We would like to provide a Healthy Living Programme for parents every Friday in term time, covering nutrition, exercise and oral hygiene.
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£10,000 25/09/2020
Family Space-running costs
The Charity of Sir Richard Whittington - Grant to St Vincent's Family Project
£48,240 02/07/2020
36
Parenting Programmes for families in South Westminster.
Westminster Foundation - Covid 19 response Fund
£11,928 04/06/2020
6
Towards creative arts, dance and drama therapy (covid-19)
John Lyon's Charity - Main grant to St Vincent's Family Project
£90,000 11/03/2020
36
Core Costs
Woodward Charitable Trust - Towards the parenting courses
£500 02/04/2019
Towards the parenting courses.
National Lottery Community Fund - Holistic outreach Arts Therapy project for high risk children
£10,000 09/08/2017
12
This project will provide art therapy sessions for children at a risk of exclusion or mental ill health, in addition to parenting classes. This will encourage healthier and stronger family life while ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Creative Arts Therapy for Children: Outreach to children
£10,000 09/03/2016
12
The group will use the funding to deliver a series of therapeutic creative arts interventions for the benefit of children and families who have fled from conflict in their country of origin. This ....more
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to St Vincents Family Project
£30,000 29/03/2011
the salary costs of the Family Space Manager and Worker
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (10)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split
Based on 9/10 persons

Age Range of Trustees: 45-77
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 25/05/2011, number: 1142095
  • Registered at Companies House on 18/05/2011, number: 07638620
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
  • Social media policy and procedures
  • Trustee conflicts of interest policy and procedures
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
12 returns made; all on time
Main office

Methodist Central Hall
Storeys Gate
Westminster
London
SW1H 9NH

Objectives

IN THE SPIRIT OF ST. VINCENT DE PAUL, THE OBJECTS OF THE CHARITY (THE ÔÇ£OBJECTSÔÇØ) ARE SUCH CHARITABLE PURPOSES AS SHALL ADVANCE THE WELFARE OF ALL AND ANY FAMILIES EXPERIENCING NEED IN THE CITY OF WESTMINSTER AND ELSEWHERE PRINCIPALLY BY:A) THE PROVISION OF EDUCATIONAL AND RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES FOR PARENTS/CARERS AND THE CHILDREN UNDER THEIR CARE (THE BENEFICIARIES);B) THE PROVISION OF PREVENTATIVE SERVICES, ADVOCACY AND SUPPORT FOR THE BENEFICIARIES;C) THE PROMOTION OF THE HEALTH AND WELL BEING OF THE BENEFICIARIES;D) THE PROMOTION OF BETTER CARE FOR FAMILIES IN NEED AND THE SAFEGUARDING OF THE BENEFICIARIES; ANDE) THE PROVISION OF OTHER CHARITABLE SERVICES WHICH ASSIST DISADVANTAGED FAMILIES.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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