Finance Score: 2
Governance Score: 5
Support Score: 4
  • Strong growth: +2
  • No PartB
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Mainly female board: -1
  • Grant maker support: +4
Overall GiG Score: 11 ?

SHEFFIELD PARENT CARER FORUM 

The Sheffield Parent Carer Forum is a parent-run charity which brings together families with disabled children and young people (aged 0-25) in Sheffield to provide mutual support, exchange information and influence policy.
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 including the Government
  • 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
Established: 12 years

www.sheffieldparentcarerforum.org.uk

enquiries@sheffieldparentcarerforum.org.uk

03003214721

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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£290£159£131n/an/an/an/an/a8
31/03/22£103£85£19n/an/an/an/an/a22
31/03/21£60£76£-16n/an/an/an/an/a21
31/03/20£108£79£29n/an/an/an/an/a7
31/03/19£92£77£15n/an/an/an/an/a12
31/03/18£71£74£-4£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/17£64£60£4£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/16£62£62£0£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/15£63£60£3£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/14£58£57£1£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/13£51£59£-8£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
What it does
  • Disability
Who works here?
  • 8 volunteers
Who it helps
  • Other Defined Groups
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
Where it operates
  • Sheffield City,

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
People's Health Trust£19,072
Department for Education£15,000
Virgin Money Foundation£500
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Department for Education - Parent Carer Participation grant
£15,000 01/04/2020
To fund 152 Parent Carer Forums to represent and support their local area's SEND parents, carers and families.
People's Health Trust - Parent Carers Can
£19,072 06/09/2019
This two-year project brings together parent carers of children and young people (0-25 years) with special educational needs (SEND) and/or disabilities from all parts of Sheffield to provide them ....more
Virgin Money Foundation - Grant to Sheffield Parent Carer Forum
£500 15/05/2019
Grant through the Heart of the Community Fund used to bring the community together to celebrate their 10th anniversary with a picnic in the park.
Department for Education - Parent Carer Participation Grant
£15,000 01/04/2019
To fund 152 Parent Carer Forums to represent and support their local areas SEND parents, carers and families.
National Lottery Community Fund - Information & support for parent carers
£9,415 24/01/2019
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The funding will be used to hold a series of sessions for parents and carers of children with special educational needs and disabilities. This will include yoga, information workshops and a Christmas ....more
Department for Education - Parent Carer Forum Grants (Paid To Multiple Local Parent Carer Forums)
£3,697 01/04/2018
152 parent carer forums (one per LA)
Department for Education - Parent Carer Forum Grants (Paid To Multiple Local Parent Carer Forums)
£7,500 01/04/2018
152 parent carer forums (one per LA)
Department for Education - Parent Carer Forum Grants (Paid To Multiple Local Parent Carer Forums)
£7,500 01/04/2018
152 parent carer forums (one per LA)
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (8)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Age Range of Trustees: 42-63
  • CLARE PECK Appointed: 2011, Occupation: General Practitioner
  • JANE CARR Appointed: 2023, Occupation: Trustee
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 15/02/2012, number: 1145913
  • Registered at Companies House on 17/04/2010, number: 07226540
Gift Aid
  • NOT registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • 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
  • Social media policy and procedures
  • Trustee conflicts of interest policy and procedures
  • Trustee expenses policy and procedures
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
11 returns made; all on time
Main office

ST MARY'S COMMUNITY CENTRE
BRAMALL LANE
SHEFFIELD
S2 4QZ

Objectives

TO RELIEVE THE NEEDS OF CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE, INCLUDING THEIR PARENTS, CARERS AND FAMILIES, WHO HAVE DISABILITIES AND/OR SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS IN THE SHEFFIELD AREA, IN ORDER TO IMPROVE THEIR QUALITY OF LIFE, PROMOTE THEIR INCLUSION IN THEIR LOCAL COMMUNITIES AND TO HELP AND SUPPORT THEM TO REACH THEIR FULL POTENTIAL.

Defined Area of Benefit:

LOCAL

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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