Finance Score: 2
Governance Score: 6
Support Score: 13
  • Poor Liquidity: -1
  • Deficit on unrestricted reserves: -2
  • Strong growth: +2
  • Fundraising costs low: +3
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +13
Overall GiG Score: 21 ?

OXFORDSHIRE YOUTH 

Provision of services for young people in Oxfordshire
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
  • Fundraising costs are unusually low relative to funds raised
  • 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 gender and dynamic in terms of composition

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • Over half the Board have joined recently

Financial issues to consider:

  • Liquidity appears to have been slender at the latest year end
  • There was a deficit on unrestricted reserves of £90,846 at the last year end after deducting the value of own use assets

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*£2,127£2,319£-193£15£2£-91-0.5523
31/03/22£2,840£2,736£104£43£194£1550.7543
31/03/21£1,440£1,384£56£12£91£610.5280
31/03/20£428£419£9n/an/an/an/an/a20
31/03/19£370£402£-31n/an/an/an/an/a100
31/03/18£317£291£26£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/17£323£304£19£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/16£131£207£-75£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/15£466£416£50£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/14£0£0£0n/an/an/an/an/a0

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 0.8%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 0.7%
Senior Staff Costs/Total Spending: 3%
Highest pay band: £60,000-£70,000
Liabilities/Assets: 100%
Liabilities/Income: 18%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: -5109%
Reserves/Spending: -0.5 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 0 months
Quick Ratio: 0.6
Asset Split ?
Established: 11 years

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UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Amateur Sport
  • Arts/Culture/Heritage/Science
  • Economic/Community Development/Employment
  • Education/Training
  • Recreation
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
GiG Classification
  • Emotional support, counselling or therapy
How it operates
  • Acts as an umbrella or resource body
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Oxfordshire,
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies
  • People With Disabilities

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
National Lottery Community Fund£968,055
Prudence Trust£324,600
Paul Hamlyn Foundation£150,000
Co-Op Foundation£100,350
BBC Children in Need£79,957
The Clothworkers Foundation£40,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
National Lottery Community Fund - From Adversity to Resilience: A thriving youth sector for all
£499,055 17/03/2023
Funding will be used to provide infrastructure support to the youth sector in Oxfordshire. The project will focus on creating resilience increasing the diversity of the sector’s workforce and ....more
Prudence Trust - Youth Workers 2023 - Oxfordshire Youth
£264,600 09/02/2023
Tailored training, retreat, wellbeing measurement and facilitation of a youth worker peer network within Oxfordshire
BBC Children in Need - Grant to Oxfordshire Youth
£500 20/10/2022
0
‘Cost of Living uplift: £500 to help projects meet their rising costs and respond to increased demand 31/10/2022’
The Clothworkers Foundation - Grant to Oxfordshire Youth
£40,000 19/10/2022
purchase a vehicle for a charity supporting disadvantaged young people in Oxfordshire
Co-Op Foundation - Transition Through Leadership
£34,550 13/10/2022
The project will engage students across four secondary schools to build social action skills in order to support year 6 pupils in their transition to secondary school.
Prudence Trust - Building Resilience programme
£30,000 29/09/2022
This grant supports the second year of the Building Resilience programme which supports young people aged 13-17 who were identified as vulnerable or at risk of school exclusion.
Paul Hamlyn Foundation - Oxfordshire Youth - Youth Engagement
£150,000 18/07/2022
Oxfordshire Youth (OY) is a youth development charity directly supporting young people in Oxfordshire and the grassroots leaders, volunteers and youth organisations who work with them. OY focuses on ....more
Prudence Trust - Mental Health Ambassadors
£30,000 20/01/2022
Mental Health Ambassadors programme
National Lottery Community Fund - Oxfordshire Youth new website
£10,000 21/05/2021
The funding will be used to redevelop the website for Oxfordshire Youth. The project aims to create an interactive youth focused website that will extend access to services and support provided by ....more
Co-Op Foundation - Oxfordshire Youth #iwill School Transitions application
£65,800 19/11/2020
To deliver leadership workshops for older pupils across Oxfordshire, who will then design and deliver workshops around wellbeing and resilience for younger pupils transitioning to secondary school
Co-Operative Group - Grant to Oxfordshire Youth
£2,537 24/10/2020
We would like to provide young people's mental health awareness training to the voluntary sector in Oxfordshire.
BBC Children in Need - Grant to Oxfordshire Youth
£79,457 31/07/2020
Covid19 - This project will provide a skills development and work placement programme for young people who are not in employment, education or training. Young people will improve their employability ....more
CAF - Grant to Oxfordshire Youth
£8,000 09/04/2020
3
Grant to Oxfordshire Youth to support the organisation through COVID19
National Lottery Community Fund - Investing in Youth in Communities
£459,000 24/03/2020
36
Oxfordshire Youth, which is the leading youth organisation for the youth sector in Oxfordshire, will use the funding to expand its provision further in the community, support and develop a new and ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Youth in Mind
£10,000 04/10/2018
12
The organisation will use the funding to employ a part time worker to support further outreach and raise awareness of support services for children and young people experiencing mental ill-health. ....more
Oxfordshire Community Foundation - Building Infrastructure
£25,000 27/04/2018
Build a resilient youth sector that provides high quality services for young people across Oxfordshire.
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£10,000 14/09/2017
Oxfordshire Youth Core
Paul Hamlyn Foundation - Oxfordshire Youth Strengthening Leadership and Voice
£60,000 27/02/2017
24
Oxfordshire Youth (OY) is a charity providing infrastructure support to youth clubs as well as working directly with young people across Oxfordshire. A grant will contribute to the existing Training ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Sustainable Communities
£493,381 27/01/2016
48
This is the expansion of a project providing services for young people and their families from disadvantaged communities across Oxfordshire. The group will set up six youth clubs in rural areas with ....more
Dulverton Trust - core costs
£5,000 27/02/2013
core costs
National Lottery Community Fund - Community Link-Up
£295,019 10/08/2011
48
The aim of this new project is to bring communities together through the establishment of 21 volunteer-run youth clubs across geographically disadvantaged areas in Oxfordshire. The youth clubs will ....more
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (8)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 22/04/2013, number: 1151723
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Event History
Policies in force
  • Bullying and harassment policy and procedures
  • Complaints handling
  • Complaints policy and procedures
  • Conflicting interests
  • Engaging external speakers at charity events policy and procedures
  • Financial reserves policy and procedures
  • Internal charity financial controls policy and procedures
  • Internal risk management policy and procedures
  • Investing charity funds policy and procedures
  • 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
10 returns made; AR23: 105 days late,
Main office

Oxfordshire Youth
4400 Nash Court
John Smith Drive
Arc Oxford
OXFORD
OX4 2RU

Objectives

TO ACT AS A RESOURCE FOR YOUNG PEOPLE AND ORGANISATIONS WORKING WITH YOUNG PEOPLE WITHIN OXFORDSHIRE, 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

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