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

WEST BOWLING YOUTH INITIATIVE 

To act as a resource for young people aged 8 - 25 living in West Bowling/ surrounding areas of Bradford by providing advice and organising physical and educational programmes to: advance life and support young people to developing their skills; Advancing education outcomes; Relieving unemployment; Providing recreational and leisure time activity in the interests of social welfare.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

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

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • The Board is predominantly male

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 and on several occasions in recent years 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£80£98£-18n/an/an/an/an/a14
31/03/22£113£74£38n/an/an/an/an/a16
31/03/21£71£71£0n/an/an/an/an/a8
31/03/20£110£101£9n/an/an/an/an/a12
31/03/19£65£76£-11n/an/an/an/an/a15
31/03/18£83£80£3£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/17£78£62£16£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/16*£49£64£-15£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/15£65£66£-1£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/14£46£64£-18£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/13£59£75£-16£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/12£121£92£30£0£0£0n/a00

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

www.wbyi.co.uk

office@wbyi.co.uk

01274394262

Charity Commission for England and WalesCompanies House
UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Amateur Sport
  • Education/Training
  • Recreation
GiG Classification
  • Social youth organisations
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Bradford City,
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People

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.

Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Sir George Martin Trust - Grant to West Bowling Youth Initiative
£2,500 15/03/2023
Core costs for Adult Welfare & Relief of Poverty
National Lottery Community Fund - Youth & Sports Development
£10,000 05/11/2021
The funding will be used to deliver a series of indoor and outdoor activities for young Black Asian Minority Ethnic members of the community to include hill walking abseiling and kwik cricket with ....more
Sir George Martin Trust - Grant to West Bowling Youth Initiative
£2,500 07/07/2021
Capital costs for Youth Welfare & Education
Sir George Martin Trust - Grant to West Bowling Youth Initiative
£2,500 07/07/2021
Capital costs for Youth Welfare & Education

Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (7)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split
Based on 6/7 persons

Age Range of Trustees: 32-68
  • ADEIL MIR Appointed: 2016, Occupation: Youth Worler
  • GREG LUCAS Appointed: 2010, Occupation: Community Worker
  • MOHAMMED AYUB Appointed: 2022, Occupation: Enterprise General Manager
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 23/08/2011, number: 1143500
  • Registered at Companies House on 23/04/2010, number: 07232840
Gift Aid
  • NOT 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
  • 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; AR16: 123 days late,
Main office

Parkside Centre
Parkside Road
Bradford
BD5 8EH

Objectives

TO ACT AS A RESOURCE FOR YOUNG PEOPLE AGED 8 - 25 LIVING IN WEST BOWLING, BRADFORD BY PROVIDING ADVICE AND ASSISTANCE AND ORGANISING PROGRAMMES OF PHYSICAL, EDUCATIONAL AND OTHER ACTIVITIES AS A MEANS OF:(A) ADVANCING IN LIFE AND HELPING YOUNG PEOPLE BY DEVELOPING THEIR SKILLS, CAPACITIES AND CAPABILITIES TO ENABLE THEM TO PARTICIPATE IN SOCIETY AS INDEPENDENT, MATURE AND RESPONSIBLE INDIVIDUALS; (B) ADVANCING EDUCATION;(C) RELIEVING UNEMPLOYMENT;(D) PROVIDING RECREATIONAL AND LEISURE TIME ACTIVITY IN THE INTERESTS OF SOCIAL WELFARE FOR PEOPLE LIVING IN THE AREA OF BENEFIT WHO HAVE NEED BY REASON OF THEIR YOUTH, AGE, INFIRMITY OR DISABILITY, POVERTY OR SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC CIRCUMSTANCES WITH A VIEW TO IMPROVING THE CONDITIONS OF LIFE OF SUCH PERSONS.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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