Finance Score: 2
Governance Score: 3
Support Score: 6
  • Strong growth: +2
  • No PartB
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Large volunteers +3
  • Grant maker support: +3
Overall GiG Score: 11 ?

PRISON LINK 

Support of prison offenders and their families during sentence and to support their resettlement back into the community. Also to help deter the risk of re-offending and a further custodial sentence.
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Positives:

  • This charity has been successful in attracting volunteers relative to its size
  • The charity has received backing from several prominent grant makers recently
  • There has been strong growth in spending over the last 5 years
  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years

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: 11 years
(14 years as a company)

www.prisonlink.co.uk

gary@gpbrookes.co.uk

07949203280

Charity Commission for England and WalesCompanies House
UN SDGs
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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£42£30£12n/an/an/an/an/a10
31/03/22£47£25£22n/an/an/an/an/a10
31/03/21£27£20£7n/an/an/an/an/a20
31/03/20£13£17£-4n/an/an/an/an/a20
31/03/19£22£17£6n/an/an/an/an/a3
31/03/18£17£16£1£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/17£31£42£-11£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/16£100£90£10£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/15*£96£90£6£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/14£82£83£-1£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
What it does
  • Other Charitable Purposes
Who works here?
  • 10 volunteers
Who it helps
  • Other Defined Groups
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides human resources
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Birmingham 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.

Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
National Lottery Community Fund - MH RefocusForKids
£9,500 28/07/2023
The funding will be used to deliver a playscheme of workshops during the summer holidays for young people. This will provide access to accredited awards and involve a range of workshop interventions ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Refocus For Kids
£6,400 01/07/2022
The funding will be used as a continuation project to deliver workshops to children and young people aged from 7 to 17 years old and residing in and around Handsworth in Birmingham. The workshops ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Refocus For Kids
£5,100 19/03/2021
1
The funding will be used to run healthy lifestyle and self-development activities for the younger people in the community. The project aims to improve physical and mental health.

Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (4)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 15/02/2013, number: 1150831
  • Registered at Companies House on 22/10/2009, number: 07052698
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
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding policy and procedures
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Serious incident reporting policy and procedures
  • Trustee conflicts of interest policy and procedures
  • Trustee expenses policy and procedures
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
10 returns made; AR15: 27 days late,
Main office

SOUTH & CITY COLLEGE
HANDSWORTH CAMPUS
THE COUNCIL HOUSE
SOHO ROAD
BIRMINGHAM
B21 9DP

Objectives

TO PROMOTE THE CARE, RESETTLEMENT AND REHABILITATION OF OFFENDERS, THOSE AT RISK OF OFFENDING AND THEIR FAMILIES BY PROVIDING SUPPORT SERVICES AND MENTORING ON ISSUES SUCH AS EMPLOYMENT, TRAINING AND HOUSING, THAT WILL ENABLE THEM TO TAKE CONTROL OF THEIR LIVES AND REMAIN FREE FROM OFFENDING.

Defined Area of Benefit:

NOT DEFINED

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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