Finance Score: 2
Governance Score: 6
Support Score: 13
  • Strong growth: +2
  • No PartB
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +13
Overall GiG Score: 21 ?

BEYOND DETENTION 

We visit those held in Yarl's Wood IRC aiming to affirm human dignity and restore self-esteem by listening and offering befriending support.
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
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of age and dynamic in terms of composition

Financial issues to consider:

  • A PartB annual return has not been required and so detailed financial information is not available from the online data
Established: 13 years

www.beyonddetention.org

info@beyonddetention.org

01234867219

Charity Commission for England and WalesCompanies House

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£347£268£79n/an/an/an/an/a35
31/03/22£163£190£-27n/an/an/an/an/a63
31/03/21£194£134£60n/an/an/an/an/a60
31/03/20£148£154£-6n/an/an/an/an/a60
31/03/19£162£139£23n/an/an/an/an/a55
31/03/18£118£124£-6£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/17£117£103£13£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/16£100£92£7£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/15£81£69£13£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/14£21£83£-61£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/13£34£68£-34£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/12£0£0£0n/an/an/an/an/a0

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
What it does
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • Other Charitable Purposes
Who works here?
  • 35 volunteers
Who it helps
  • Other Defined Groups
How it operates
  • Other charitable activities
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
Where it operates
  • Bedford, Central Bedfordshire,

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£265,000
Tudor Trust£120,000
Harpur Trust£100,000
The Bromley Trust£75,000
Lloyds Bank Foundation£52,250
Sam and Bella Sebba Charitable Foundation£48,650
DCMS£32,500
AB Charitable Trust£17,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
The Grocers' Charity - 2023 Grant - Beyond Detention
£5,000 28/04/2023
to support post-detention work, which supports individuals across the UK who have been released from immigration detention at Yarl’s Wood IRC.
Lloyds Bank Foundation - One off gift towards cost of living crisis to Yarl's Wood Befrienders
£2,250 14/12/2022
One off gift to support with the cost of living crisis
AB Charitable Trust - A grant to Beyond Detention
£17,000 06/10/2022
An unrestricted grant of £17,000. Beyond Detention provides emotional and practical support to people detained in Yarl's Wood Immigration Removal Centre, as well as people who have been released ....more
Harpur Trust - Grant to Beyond Detention
£50,000 07/06/2022
Funding of two posts from 1 July 2022: 100% of salary of In-Detention Coordinator (0.8) and 50% of salary of CEO (full-time)
National Lottery Community Fund - Bringing Dignity and Hope in Detention
£265,000 01/06/2022
The project is using funding to support those detained in Yarl's Wood Immigration Removal Centre (YWIRC) in Bedford and those living in the community post-detention by providing emotional and ....more
Tudor Trust - Grant to Beyond Detention
£120,000 18/02/2022
36
over three years towards core costs at an organisation supporting people in detention, and in the community on release from detention, at Yarl's Wood IRC
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to Yarl's Wood Befrienders
£50,000 08/09/2021
24
Unrestricted grant over two years towards the core costs of Yarl's Wood Befrienders
Sam and Bella Sebba Charitable Foundation - Grant to Yarl's Wood Befrienders
£38,650 23/07/2021
Towards digital exclusion
The Bromley Trust - Unrestricted Funding
£45,000 05/07/2021
36
Yarl's Wood Befrienders meet and befriend immigration detainees, and provide emotional and practical support, as well as pushing for positive change in immigration detention policy. This is a three ....more
Harpur Trust - Yarl's Wood Befrienders
£25,000 08/06/2021
Digital Inclusion Programme
Harpur Trust - Yarl's Wood Befrienders
£25,000 09/03/2021
Yarl's Wood Befrienders Covid Continuity Fund - covid
Sam and Bella Sebba Charitable Foundation - Grant to Yarl's Wood Befrienders
£10,000 24/11/2020
Towards core funding
DCMS - Coronavirus Community Support Fund
£32,500 05/08/2020
"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
CAF - Grant to Yarl's Wood Befrienders
£4,750 22/06/2020
3
Grant to Yarl's Wood Befrienders to support the organisation through COVID19
The Bromley Trust - Unrestricted grant
£15,000 24/04/2020
12
Yarl's Wood Befrienders meet and befriend immigration detainees, and provide emotional and practical support, as well as pushing for positive change in immigration detention policy. This is a one ....more
Bedfordshire and Luton Community Foundation - Stream 1 - Delivery or Support Costs
£4,553 17/04/2020
4
Grant to Yarl's Wood Befrienders
The Bromley Trust - Unrestricted grant
£15,000 01/08/2019
12
Yarl's Wood Befrienders meet and befriend immigration detainees, and provide emotional and practical support, as well as pushing for positive change in immigration detention policy. This is a one ....more
The Bromley Trust - Unrestricted grant
£15,000 01/08/2018
12
Yarl's Wood Befrienders meet and befriend immigration detainees, and provide emotional and practical support, as well as pushing for positive change in immigration detention policy. This is a one ....more
AB Charitable Trust - A grant to Yarl's Wood Befrienders
£10,000 23/01/2018
£10,000 towards core costs. Yarl's Wood Befrienders visit detainees to provide emotional and practical support to help with detention. Their services include one-to-one visits, social events with ....more
Bedfordshire and Luton Community Foundation - Emotional support for women detained in Yarl’s Wood Immigration Removal Centre
£3,000 07/12/2017
12
Grant to Yarl's Wood Befrienders
National Lottery Community Fund - Yarl's Wood Befrienders - Emotional and practical support for people d
£384,744 29/11/2017
35
This volunteer befriender’s project provides emotional and practical support for women prisoners held indefinitely, in Yarl’s Wood Immigration Removal Centre (YWIRC) which is located Bedford. ....more
Bedfordshire and Luton Community Foundation - Emotional and Practical Support for Women - Yarl’s Wood Immigration Removal Centre
£5,000 13/06/2017
11
Grant to Yarl's Wood Befrienders
The Bromley Trust - Unrestricted grant
£15,000 07/06/2017
12
Yarl's Wood Befrienders meet and befriend immigration detainees, and provide emotional and practical support, as well as pushing for positive change in immigration detention policy. This is a one ....more
AB Charitable Trust - A grant to Yarl's Wood Befrienders
£10,000 24/01/2017
£10,000 towards core costs. Yarl's Wood Befrienders visit detainees to provide emotional and practical support to help with detention. Their services include one-to-one visits, social events with ....more
AB Charitable Trust - Visiting vulnerable female asylum seekers
£7,500 27/01/2015
£7,500 towards Co-ordinator salary
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (9)
Current Trustees appointed

Age Range of Trustees: 35-68
  • KINGA SIMONY Appointed: 2023, Occupation: Director Of Finance And Operation
  • WOZANI CHIDA Appointed: 2024, Occupation: Strategy And Operations Lead
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 29/07/2011, number: 1143160
  • Registered at Companies House on 31/05/2011, number: 07652500
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
  • Trustee expenses policy and procedures
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
12 returns made; all on time
Main office

C V S Mid & North Beds
43 Bromham Road
BEDFORD
MK40 2AA

Objectives

The Charity’s objects are specifically restricted to the charitable relief of those detained in, and who have left, Yarl’s Wood Immigration Removal Centre (YWIRC).

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
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