Finance Score: -2
Governance Score: 9
Support Score: 15
  • Multiple Deficits: -2
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Large volunteers +5
  • Grant maker support: +10
Overall GiG Score: 22 ?

RE-ENGAGE LTD 

Re-engage aims to relieve the loneliness and isolation of socially isolated older people by developing intergenerational groups that meet regularly and where older people can get to know peers and other people in their communities. Volunteers provide support through driving the older people to the group's social gatherings and making sure that the group meets regularly and by hosting the groups.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has been very successful in attracting volunteers relative to its size
  • The charity has received backing from multiple prominent grant makers recently
  • Spending has increased over the last 3 years relative to the previous period
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of age and gender and dynamic in terms of composition

Financial issues to consider:

  • 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£2,143£2,322£-180£230£1,889£1,1606559,200
31/03/22£2,236£1,899£337£238£2,069£1,4889.44411,000
31/03/21£2,659£1,829£830£211£1,732£1,2378.14014,734
31/03/20£1,811£1,925£-114£222£901£4262.75015,060
31/03/19£1,923£1,895£29£167£1,015£63344914,500
31/03/18£1,798£1,683£114£103£986£6204.4450
31/03/17£1,812£1,389£423£93£872£5204.5390
31/03/16£1,326£1,308£18£113£442£1541.4340
31/03/15£1,016£1,122£-106£105£443£1982.1240
31/03/14£884£1,003£-119£94£536£1852.2230
31/03/13£1,587£930£657£57£663£3174.1220

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 10.7%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 9.9%
Senior Staff Costs/Total Spending: 9%
Highest pay band: £90,000-£100,000
Liabilities/Assets: 13%
Liabilities/Income: 13%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 61%
Reserves/Spending: 6 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 10 months
Quick Ratio: 35.9
Asset Split ?
Established: 12 years

www.reengage.org.uk

info@reengage.org.uk

02072400630

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UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Economic/Community Development/Employment
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
GiG Classification
  • Practical support, advice & companionship
How it operates
  • Acts as an umbrella or resource body
  • Provides human resources
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Scotland, Throughout England And Wales,
Who it helps
  • Elderly/Old 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.

Major supporters in last 5 years
Masonic Trust£105,000
Dulverton Trust£105,000
City Bridge Trust£92,900
DCMS£66,621
LUND TRUST£50,000
Garfield Weston Foundation£50,000
Essex Community Foundation£44,114
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Community Foundation for Surrey - The price of friendship: reducing loneliness for older people aged 75 and older across Surrey
£6,000 08/01/2024
9.2903225806452
Funding for a programme to reduce social isolation in older people in Elmbridge
Herefordshire Community Foundation - Reducing loneliness in people aged 75 and older living in Herefordshire
£2,382 01/08/2023
Grant to Re-engage
Cambridgeshire Community Foundation - Reduce loneliness and social isolation for people aged 75+ living in Cambridgeshire
£3,500 06/07/2023
towards an Engagement Officer to recruit, train and support volunteers, and work with new and existing partners across Cambridgeshire to support lonely and socially isolated older people to access ....more
Essex Community Foundation - Grant to Re Engage
£2,722 05/04/2023
towards the cost of running social groups and a befriending service for older people in Thurrock
Community Foundation for Surrey - Reducing loneliness and isolation in people aged 75 and over in Surrey
£6,000 12/01/2023
Funding towards organising events for older isolated people, in order for them to socialise.
LUND TRUST - Towards core costs
£25,000 01/12/2022
To support social connections for older people
National Lottery Community Fund - Tyne for Tea
£8,997 28/10/2022
The funding will be used to carry out a targeted campaign to recruit more older people (75+) and volunteers to their free tea party groups. They will also expand their telephone befriending service ....more
Masonic Trust - MCF Large Grant
£105,000 21/09/2022
To support a programme of free, gentle physical activities and community-based social groups for older people in Birmingham.
Dulverton Trust - Social and activity groups in the South West
£105,000 08/06/2022
Social and activity groups in the South West
LUND TRUST - Towards core costs
£25,000 15/12/2021
To support social connections for older people
Co-Operative Group - Grant to Re-engage
£1,384 23/10/2021
Re-engage tackles loneliness in people aged 75+ who live alone. We wish to continue supporting older people who are isolated to find friends at social gatherings or over the phone.
Bedfordshire and Luton Community Foundation - Continuation and expansion of be-friending service.
£4,545 10/09/2021
Reducing isolation through telephone befriending activities and development of other outreach across Bedfordshire
Essex Community Foundation - Grant to Re Engage
£20,000 01/07/2021
to support a telephone befriending service for isolated older people in Essex
Suffolk Community Foundation - Telephone befriending, and tea parties when safe to do so, for older people living alone in Suffolk
£1,000 15/06/2021
Supporting telephone befriending and tea parties for older people living alone in Suffolk.
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£50,000 11/06/2021
Re-engage - Supporting the Oldest Old
City Bridge Trust - Grant to Re-engage
£92,900 03/02/2021
24
£92,900 over two further and final years (£45,700; £47,200) for the full-time salary of the North London Development Officer and associated project costs.
Hertfordshire Community Foundation - Telephone befriending and social group support for isolated older people living alone in Hertfordshire communities
£5,000 29/01/2021
Grant to Re-engage (formerly Contact the Elderly)
Essex Community Foundation - Colchester Social Gatherings
£3,040 21/12/2020
to support Online befriending and friendship groups in Colchester and Tendring for over 75's
Essex Community Foundation - Grant to Re Engage
£5,000 05/11/2020
to help with the cost of continuing core friendship services for older, isolated people across Essex
Suffolk Community Foundation - Telephone-befriending for older people in East Suffolk Hidden Needs areas.
£3,500 30/10/2020
11
To provide a telephone befriending service for older vulnerable people in the East Suffolk area during Covid 19.
Co-Operative Group - Grant to Re-engage
£4,873 24/10/2020
Our groups bring isolated older people together with local volunteers. We plan to be able to take these groups on special outings.
DCMS - Coronavirus Community Support Fund
£66,621 15/09/2020
"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
Cheshire Community Foundation - Call Companions Cheshire
£4,344 01/06/2020
1) Re-engage alleviates loneliness and social isolation by supporting vulnerable older people in Cheshire who are aged 75+ and live alone, traditionally using regular social gatherings but now ....more
Community Foundation for Surrey - COVID19 - Isolated Older people
£5,000 29/05/2020
Funding towards the essential running costs of an organisation, that offers a befriending service to people aged 75 or older, during the Covid-19 pandemic.
CHK Foundation - CHK Emergency /Disaster Grant
£12,000 29/04/2020
unrestricted (response to COVID)
Somerset Community Foundation - COVID19 Care packages for isolated older people in Bruton
£300 30/03/2020
Care packages for isolated older people
Essex Community Foundation - Oldest of Old Online - Research Project
£4,916 09/12/2019
12
To undertake an Oldest of Old Online research project
Suffolk Community Foundation - Suffolk Older Socials
£5,000 02/12/2019
12
To support "Suffolk Older Social" events.
Co-Operative Group - Grant to Contact the Elderly, Cambridge Area
£3,102 15/11/2019
We would love to provide a special Christmas tea with gifts and entertainment for up to 60 lonely people over the age of 75.
Essex Community Foundation - Colchester Social Gatherings
£8,436 27/09/2019
11
To set up one new and support two existing friendship groups in Colchester for over 75's
Essex Community Foundation - Support for five Tea Parties for a year
£4,475 21/02/2019
11
To support monthly Sunday tea party groups for isolated older people in Basildon, Billericay, Rayleigh and Thurrock over a year
Co-Operative Group - Grant to Contact the Elderly
£3,392 19/11/2018
Funds will allow us to take our groups out for a tea party to create a special and memorable event for isolated older guests.
Dulverton Trust - Tackling loneliness in the South West
£85,000 13/06/2018
Tackling loneliness in the South West
The Leathersellers' Company Charitable Fund - Grant to Re-engage
£40,000 12/03/2018
48
Main Grant unrestricted core costs
Essex Community Foundation - Chelmsford group
£5,000 06/02/2018
12
To establish a new Group in Chelmsford lead by volunteers, providing monthly tea parties for isolated and lonely older people
Co-Operative Group - Grant to Contact the Elderly
£6,174 29/11/2017
We want to take elderly isolated people out for special tea parties and celebrations.
City Bridge Trust - Grant to Contact the Elderly
£87,900 23/11/2017
36
£87,900 over three years (£29,200, £29,300, £29,400) for the FT salary of the Development Officer North London and associated project costs.
National Lottery Community Fund - Tackling loneliness and isolation in older people in Perth and Fife
£93,660 30/10/2017
60
This group will use the funding to engage a support officer and a development officer so that they can carry out more activities in the Perth and Fife area. They will also set up new volunteer led ....more
Tudor Trust - Grant to Contact the Elderly
£5,000 17/10/2017
12
as a grant in memory of Vanessa James, one of Tudor's trustees
National Lottery Community Fund - Wales expansion
£223,745 23/11/2016
48
Cyswllt â’r henoed - Cyfeillgarwch Am Byth
Dulverton Trust - Core costs to aid with expansion of services nationally
£25,000 25/10/2016
Core costs to aid with expansion of services nationally
Masonic Trust - Volunteer Support Officer
£75,000 19/10/2016
Funding towards salary of Volunteer Support Officer to support volunteers working with vulnerable older people.
Dunhill Medical Trust - The Manchester Tea Party Project
£40,646 14/06/2016
24
Monthly tea parties in Manchester for older people to tackle social isolation and loneliness
The Rayne Foundation - Grant to Contact the Elderly
£25,000 09/06/2016
24
Towards the salary of a National Development Officer who will focus on the creation of more tea parties groups, contributing to reduced isolation for participants.
National Lottery Community Fund - Power of Contact
£116,504 10/02/2016
60
This is a replication of an existing project in South Yorkshire, which will organise monthly tea parties, free of charge, for groups of people aged 75 and over who live alone with little or no ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - A lifeline of friendship
£116,004 02/06/2014
60
Not Available
National Lottery Community Fund - Cwlwm Cyfeillgarwch
£69,294 26/01/2011
36
The project will extend the reach of the organisation's proven model into 18 new geographical areas across North, Mid and South Wales, launching new groups in areas where there is a defined need and ....more
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (12)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split
Based on 11/12 persons

Age Range of Trustees: 38-68
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 29/02/2012, number: 1146149
  • Registered at Companies House on 02/12/2011, number: 07869142
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
  • Investing charity funds policy and procedures
  • Investment
  • 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
11 returns made; all on time
Recent reorganisation events:
  • Asset transfer in from COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS on 08/10/2019
Main office

Re-engage Ltd
7 Bell Yard
LONDON
WC2A 2JR

Objectives

1. TO ENCOURAGE OLD PEOPLE LIVING ALONE TO DEVELOP SOCIAL INTERESTS BY BRINGING COMPANIONSHIP INTO THEIR LIVES; 2. TO HELP SUCH PEOPLE TO ESTABLISH CONTACT WITH THOSE WHO ARE SIMILARLY PLACED; 3. TO ENCOURAGE YOUNG PEOPLE TO DEVOTE SOME OF THEIR SPARE TIME TO THESE PURPOSES.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase

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