Finance Score: -5
Governance Score: 4
Support Score: 6
  • Volatile income & significant deficit in latest year: -5
  • No PartB
  • Narrow trustee age band: -2
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Large volunteers +3
  • Gov Income
  • Overall weighted support: +3
Overall GiG Score: 5 ?

K9FOCUS LTD 

K9focus is a rescue which has the sole aim of rescuing abused and abandoned dogs.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has been successful in attracting volunteers relative to its size
  • The charity has received Government grants and contracts
  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of gender and dynamic in terms of composition

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • The Board has little diversity in terms of age

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
31/08/23*£32£58£-26n/an/an/an/an/a25
31/08/22£88£92£-5n/an/an/an/an/a10
31/08/21£99£71£27n/an/an/an/an/a5
31/08/20£65£40£25n/an/an/an/an/a6
31/08/19£51£46£6n/an/an/an/an/a5
31/08/18£52£49£3£0£0£0n/a00
31/08/17£44£41£4£0£0£0n/a00
31/08/16£41£47£-6£0£0£0n/a00
31/08/15£52£43£8£0£0£0n/a00
31/08/14*£51£53£-3£0£0£0n/a00
31/08/13?£40£35£5£0£0£0n/a00
12/08/12£20£21£-1£0£0£0n/a00

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

www.k9focus.co.uk

lynne@k9focus.co.uk

01769560928

Charity Commission for England and WalesCompanies House
UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Animals
GiG Classification
  • Animal welfare
How it operates
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Throughout England And Wales,
Who it helps
  • The General Public/Mankind

Who supports them? ?

We have no records of donations from grant makers.

How is it governed?

Trustees (6)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split
Based on 5/6 persons

Age Range of Trustees: 59-72
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 19/07/2011, number: 1142968
  • Registered at Companies House on 13/08/2010, number: 07345762
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Bullying and harassment policy and procedures
  • Campaigns and political activity 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
  • Investing charity funds policy and procedures
  • Investment
  • 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
  • Trustee expenses policy and procedures
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
12 returns made; AR23: 2 days late, AR14: 6 days late,
Main office

Shepherds View
St. Giles
Torrington
EX38 7JU

Objectives

THE CHARITY'S OBJECTS ARE:- (1) THE PROVISION OF CARE AND SHELTER FOR STRAY, NEGLECTED AND UNWANTED GERMAN SHEPHERD AND LARGE BREED DOGS TOGETHER WITH COMPANION ANIMALS OF ALL KINDS AND THE PROTECTION OF ANIMALS FROM ILL-USAGE, CRUELTY AND SUFFERING (2) TO PROVIDE MEDICAL TREATMENT AND ENDEAVOUR TO FIND SUITABLE HOMES FOR SUCH ANIMALS (3) TO ADVANCE THE EDUCATION OF THE PUBLIC IN MATTERS PERTAINING TO ANIMAL WELFARE IN GENERAL

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Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
CharityBase

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