Finance Score: 5
Governance Score: 9
Support Score: 11
  • Strong growth: +2
  • Fundraising costs low: +3
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +11
Overall GiG Score: 25 ?

GLOBAL GREENGRANTS FUND UK 

Global Greengrants Fund UK makes grants to local communities to protect people and the environment, restore places and ways of life, and transform systems to create a sustainable future where people live with dignity and in harmony with the environment.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • 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
  • Fundraising costs are unusually low relative to funds raised
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of age and gender and dynamic in terms of composition

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
30/06/23£5,715£5,106£608£142£2,546£2,0234.870
30/06/22£4,830£3,976£854£105£2,044£4581.450
30/06/21£1,997£1,630£368£95£999£2792.140
30/06/20£1,665£1,375£289£90£729£2552.241
30/06/19£1,059£911£148£62£428£2092.741
30/06/18£679£686£-7£58£362£1753.120
30/06/17£728£787£-59£62£282£129230
30/06/16£493£179£314£0£0£0n/a00
30/06/15£57£48£10£0£0£0n/a00
30/06/14£33£25£8£0£0£0n/a00

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 2.5%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 2.8%
Senior Staff Costs/Total Spending: 4%
Highest pay band: £90,000-£100,000
Liabilities/Assets: 8%
Liabilities/Income: 4%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 79%
Reserves/Spending: 4.8 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 6 months
Quick Ratio: 11.7
Asset Split ?
Established: 11 years

www.globalgreengrants.org.uk

info@globalgreengrants.org.uk

07491314160

Charity Commission for England and WalesCompanies House
UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Animals
  • Economic/Community Development/Employment
  • Environment/Conservation/Heritage
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • Overseas Aid/Famine Relief
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
GiG Classification
  • Practical support, advice & companionship
  • Environment conservation & animal welfare advocacy
How it operates
  • Makes Grants to Individuals
  • Makes Grants to Organisations
Where it operates
  • Argentina, Armenia, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Burma, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chile, Colombia, Congo, Congo (Democratic Republic), Croatia, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eswatini, Fiji, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-bissau, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Ivory Coast, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Liberia, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Marshall ....more
Who it helps
  • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies
  • The General Public/Mankind

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
Alan & Babette Sainsbury Charitable Fund£100,000
Rothschild Foundation£90,000
J J Charitable Trust£70,000
The Joffe Trust£60,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
J J Charitable Trust - Projects and grant-making support in the Women’s Environment Action programme
£20,000 21/03/2023
Towards projects and grant-making support in the Women’s Environment Action programme
Alan & Babette Sainsbury Charitable Fund - Towards supporting grassroots groups addressing climate change across Latin America.
£50,000 24/05/2022
Towards supporting grassroots groups addressing climate change across Latin America.
Alan & Babette Sainsbury Charitable Fund - Towards supporting grassroots groups addressing climate change across Latin America.
£50,000 24/05/2022
Towards supporting grassroots groups addressing climate change across Latin America.
J J Charitable Trust - Women Environmental Action work
£50,000 15/02/2022
Towards their Women Environmental Action work
Rothschild Foundation - Grant to Global Greengrants
£90,000 26/11/2021
To support young people in their efforts to protect and restore their local natural environment through the annual Iris Prize in memory of Iris Goldsmith.
LUND TRUST - Towards establishing the Iris Project
£8,351 08/11/2021
To help the Iris project build a global community of young people working to protect and restore their local natural environment
Indigo Trust - To support the Shift the Power Funder Collective
£15,000 05/03/2021
To support the Shift the Power Funder Collective to appoint a Curator/facilitator
Indigo Trust - To support the Shift the Power Funder Collective
£15,000 05/03/2021
To support the Shift the Power Funder Collective to appoint a Curator/facilitator
GMSP Foundation - Grant to Global Greengrants UK
£10,000 06/04/2020
Support towards Global Greengrants' grantmaking to grassroots organisations in India
The Joffe Trust - Global Greengrants Fund UK
£60,000 04/10/2019
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Strengthen Global Greengrants Fund UK as an organisation
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

Who works here?

  • TERESA ODENDAHJI
    CEO
Terry has worked for more than 40 years to bridge the gap between our natural and human worlds. Prior to joining Global Greengrants in 2009, she helmed the National Network of Grantmakers for over a decade, and later the New Mexico Association of Grantmakers. Terry also worked to protect public lands in the western United States as a program officer at the Wyss Foundation. An anthropologist by training, she has held faculty positions at ....more
Commentary: The charity has 145 volunteer experts worldwide who serve on 24 regional and thematic advisory boards to decide which grantees receive money. Each volunteer serves as their eyes and ears on the ground, and brings expertise from the area where they live, their experiences and their professional endeavours, as well as personal connections in country. Each board creates a strategy for their grant making annually and each advisor finds potential grantees via their networks. The boards then determine which groups will receive the funding and can reach critical groups that most other funders cannot. Their model of awarding grants is widely known as participatory grant making.

Source: Giving is Great

How is it governed?

Trustees (8)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Age Range of Trustees: 32-57
  • ROSE LONGHURST (Chair) Appointed: 2019, Occupation: Program Officer For Open Source Democracy
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 04/04/2013, number: 1151527
  • Registered at Companies House on 20/06/2012, number: 08113055
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
  • Trustee conflicts of interest policy and procedures
  • Trustee expenses policy and procedures
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
10 returns made; all on time
Main office

Public Hall Huckletree
1 Horse Guards Avenue
Westminster
London
SW1A 2HU

Objectives

THE CHARITY'S OBJECTS ARE TO PROMOTE FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT SUCH EXCLUSIVELY CHARITABLE PURPOSES AS THE TRUSTEES MAY IN THEIR DISCRETION FROM TIME TO TIME DECIDE.

Defined Area of Benefit:

NOT DEFINED

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase

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