Finance Score: 1
Governance Score: 9
Support Score: 14
  • Poor Liquidity: -1
  • Strong growth: +2
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +14
Overall GiG Score: 24 ?

GREATER MANCHESTER YOUTH NETWORK 

GMYN is a youth organisation that provides opportunities for young people and supports youth organisations that work within Greater Manchester. Our work with young people has a focus on social action and, in particular, volunteering.Our support for organisations includes providing information relevant to delivering safe and quality activities for young people.
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
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of age and gender and dynamic in terms of composition

Financial issues to consider:

  • Liquidity appears to have been slender at the latest year end

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£1,179£1,185£-6£126£295£2082.13520
31/03/22£1,008£1,012£-4£0£301£2142.5325
31/03/21£789£762£27£24£298£1782.82717
31/03/20£838£709£128£26£271£1031.72115
31/03/19£674£673£1£16£142£651.22124
31/03/18£619£545£74£9£141£300.7180
31/03/17£496£562£-66£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/16*£517£506£11£0£132£260.6140
31/03/15£471£470£1£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/14£374£330£44£0£0£0n/a00

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 10.7%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 10.6%
Highest pay band: Less than £60,000
Liabilities/Assets: 15%
Liabilities/Income: 4%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 71%
Reserves/Spending: 2.1 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 3 months
Quick Ratio: 5.2
Asset Split ?
Established: 11 years
(17 years as a company)

www.gmyn.co.uk

info@gmyn.co.uk

01612342950

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UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Economic/Community Development/Employment
  • Education/Training
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • Other Charitable Purposes
  • Recreation
GiG Classification
  • Social youth organisations
How it operates
  • Acts as an umbrella or resource body
  • Makes Grants to Individuals
  • Makes Grants to Organisations
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides services
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
Where it operates
  • Throughout England,
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies
  • People With Disabilities
  • 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
National Lottery Community Fund£775,697
Esmee Fairbairn£265,000
Henry Smith Charity£230,100
BBC Children in Need£148,067
Co-Op Foundation£139,938
Lloyds Bank Foundation£110,990
Trafford Housing Trust Social Investment£97,172
Paul Hamlyn Foundation£96,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Charles Hayward Foundation - Grant to Greater Manchester Youth Network (GMYN)
£25,000 26/10/2023
Programme for young people with experience of the care system in Tameside
Co-Operative Group - Grant to Greater Manchester Youth Network (GMYN)
£2,711 21/10/2023
We would like to provide fun, creative workshops to help isolated young people with special education needs and disabilities improve their wellbeing, develop friendships, and build self-confidence.
Masonic Trust - MCF Large Grant
£60,000 20/09/2023
Social and developmental activity programme for care experienced children and young people in Manchester.
Garfield Weston Foundation - Multi-Year Grant (2 Years) award
£50,000 06/04/2023
24
operating/core costs
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to Greater Manchester Youth Network (GMYN)
£15,000 13/02/2023
Towards unrestricted core costs as a Cost of Living Uplift
National Lottery Community Fund - GMYN UASC Programme
£399,136 24/01/2023
The funding will support Greater Manchester Youth Network (GMYN) to work with 240 young people aged 15-21 who are Unaccompanied Asylum Seeker Children/New arrivals (UASC) in the UK and who are ....more
Paul Hamlyn Foundation - Youth Participation and Leadership Programme
£6,000 18/01/2023
Greater Manchester Youth Network (GMYN) engages young people across Greater Manchester in social action, volunteering and leadership. The network prioritises youth participation and aims to embed ....more
Lloyds Bank Foundation - One off gift towards cost of living crisis to Greater Manchester Youth Network
£2,250 14/12/2022
One off gift to support with the cost of living crisis
BBC Children in Need - Grant to Greater Manchester Youth Network (GMYN) Limited
£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’
Co-Op Foundation - Changemakers Public Transport
£34,957 13/10/2022
This project will support young people to develop advocacy platforms using social action to better access community spaces using public transport. The young people will receive bespoke support to ....more
Charles Hayward Foundation - Grant to Greater Manchester Youth Network (GMYN)
£25,000 23/09/2022
Programme for young people with experience of the care system in Tameside
National Lottery Community Fund - Youth Active Voice Campaigns
£10,000 01/07/2022
The funding will be used to run workshops social media projects and activities for young people who experience a range of disabilities and conditions which affect their mental and physical health. ....more
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to Greater Manchester Youth Network
£119,000 07/04/2022
36
towards three years' salary of a Care Experience Employability Programme Coordinator at a project designed to develop pre-employability skills for care leavers in Tameside, Manchester.
BBC Children in Need - Grant to Greater Manchester Youth Network (GMYN) Limited
£80,484 03/02/2022
This project will deliver one-to-one and group activities to care experienced children and young people. The activities will result increased wellbeing, social connections, and life skills.
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to Greater Manchester Youth Network
£50,000 02/12/2021
24
Unrestricted grant over two years towards the core costs of Greater Manchester Youth Network
Paul Hamlyn Foundation - Youth Participation and Leadership Programme
£90,000 19/07/2021
Greater Manchester Youth Network (GMYN) engages young people across Greater Manchester in social action, volunteering and leadership. The network prioritises youth participation and aims to embed ....more
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to Greater Manchester Youth Network (GMYN)
£200,000 19/05/2021
Towards unrestricted core costs to directly support care leavers in Salford to develop key skills and relationships, as well as to work with Care Experienced Ambassadors to improve services across ....more
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to Greater Manchester Youth Network
£111,100 06/05/2021
36
towards three years' salary of a Programme Coordinator at a project providing a range of development activities for care experienced young people in Salford, Greater Manchester.
Manchester City Council - Covid Impact Fund 2021 grant to GMYN
£9,975 01/04/2021
to expand and enhance existing programme in response to Covid and provide opportunities for SEND young people in Manchester to engage in a variety of activities and workshops (both virtual and face ....more
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£40,000 12/03/2021
Contribution to core costs
National Lottery Community Fund - Changemakers
£9,997 11/02/2021
5
The organisation will deliver a programme of activities and workshops for young people with special educational needs and disabilities in the local area with the aim of offering diversionary social ....more
Co-Op Foundation - Continuation project
£69,999 21/01/2021
To continue their support for young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) across Greater Manchester to; inform decision making around transport, have the skills and confidence ....more
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£2,000 06/11/2020
Weston Charity Award Bonus
BBC Children in Need - Grant to Greater Manchester Youth Network (GMYN) Limited
£64,096 09/09/2020
18
COVID19 - This project will deliver support and fun sessions to looked after children and young people in Greater Manchester who have been isolated due to Covid-19. The activities will result in ....more
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to Greater Manchester Youth Network (GMYN)
£25,000 28/07/2020
6
Towards Project costs Towards Project costs
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Variation grant to Greater Manchester Youth Network
£9,463 24/07/2020
Grant to Greater Manchester Youth Network meeting the additional costs of adapting services, premises or implementing other safety measures in response to the Covid pandemic.
DCMS - Coronavirus Community Support Fund
£52,058 08/07/2020
"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
DCMS - VSCE CMC Fund
£20,864 26/06/2020
NET, Comic Relief and Children in Need will use this funding to provide: increased support to vulnerable people and hidden groups, thus reducing the burden on public services; reach local grassroots ....more
BBC Children in Need - Grant to Greater Manchester Youth Network (GMYN) Limited
£2,987 17/06/2020
6
COVID19 - This grant will fund staffing costs, the purchase of software, equipment and other costs to support 50 looked after children and young people who are currently isolated due to Covid-19. It ....more
DCMS - VSCE CMC Fund
£2,987 27/05/2020
NET, Comic Relief and Children in Need will use this funding to provide: increased support to vulnerable people and hidden groups, thus reducing the burden on public services; reach local grassroots ....more
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to Greater Manchester Youth Network (GMYN)
£25,000 05/05/2020
6
towards unrestricted core costs as a COVID-19 Fast Response grant
Co-Op Foundation - #iwill Community Spaces Project
£34,982 21/11/2019
Young people with special educational needs and disabilities will campaign for changes to public transport in order to make other community spaces in Greater Manchester more accessible.
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to Greater Manchester Youth Network
£49,277 02/10/2019
24
supporting care leavers to learn about volunteering and to take part in volunteering activities. The project offers a volunteering-based activity, training and support programme, supporting young ....more
Trafford Housing Trust Social Investment - Trafford Transitions
£97,172 09/08/2019
Trafford Transitions is a new two-year programme that will engage 80 care leavers aged 16-25 to take part in social action activities, life skills training and employability workshops ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Transitions
£356,564 25/07/2019
36
Transitions
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£6,500 31/05/2019
WCA Winner 2019-2020 Cohort
BBC Children in Need - Grant to Greater Manchester Youth Network (GMYN) Limited
£29,865 21/05/2019
36
This project will support Looked After Children with summer holiday activities. It will increase friendships, increase their sense of community, and provide fun.
Co-Op Foundation - Youth Community Spaces offer
£9,900 20/12/2018
Working with young people to design a new space that the charity has just taken on.
DCMS - Building Connections Fund - Community Spaces
£9,900 20/12/2018
Working with young people to design a new space that the charity has just taken on.
National Lottery Community Fund - The Green Youth Space Project
£9,998 10/05/2018
12
The organisation will transform the rundown basement of their existing premises, providing the opportunity for disabled young people to carry out the majority of the work under supervision of a ....more
Youth Music - BoomBox
£27,506 17/11/2017
BoomBox
Co-Operative Group - Grant to Greater Manchester Youth Network
£5,603 04/08/2017
Building new training and resource facilities at GMYN, including fitting out a music /art studio for creative development
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to Greater Manchester Youth Network (GMYN)
£150,000 26/07/2017
36
Towards the costs of a programme co-designed with care experienced young people in Salford, which aims to reduce social isolation, build informal relationships and support transition to adulthood ....more
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to Greater Manchester Youth Network
£49,277 24/07/2017
24
supporting care leavers to learn about volunteering and to take part in volunteering activities. The project offers a volunteering-based activity, training and support programme, supporting young ....more
BBC Children in Need - Grant to Greater Manchester Youth Network (GMYN) Limited
£99,685 14/06/2017
36
Boom is a project for looked after children and young people leaving care in Manchester. It focuses on support for the transition into adulthood and hopes to achieve increased confidence, improved ....more
Comic Relief - Transitions
£119,999 25/11/2015
36
Currently 33% of Manchester's care leavers are not in education, employment or training compared to 13% of all young people. Young people who have been in the care system tend to be more vulnerable ....more
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to Greater Manchester Youth Network
£49,277 08/07/2015
24
supporting care leavers to learn about volunteering and to take part in volunteering activities. The project offers a volunteering-based activity, training and support programme, supporting young ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - The Carousel Project
£265,830 17/01/2013
36
This is a new project for Greater Manchester Youth Network Limited (GMYN) which aims to increase the life chances of unemployed young people in Oldham and build stronger communities through forging ....more
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (8)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split
Based on 7/8 persons

Age Range of Trustees: 29-71
  • ELENA VACCA Appointed: 2023, Occupation: Project Manager
  • JODI FORD Appointed: 2021, Occupation: Trainee Solicitor
  • SAM PALMER Appointed: 2016, Occupation: Business Development Manager
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 03/05/2013, number: 1151897
  • Registered at Companies House on 27/02/2007, number: 06130270
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
  • Social media policy and procedures
  • Trustee conflicts of interest policy and procedures
  • Trustee expenses policy and procedures
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
10 returns made; AR16: 22 days late,
Main office

GMYN
Greenfish Resource Centre
46-50 Oldham Street
Manchester
M4 1LE

Objectives

TO ADVANCE IN LIFE AND RELIEVE THE NEEDS OF YOUNG PEOPLE THROUGH(A) THE PROVISION OF RECREATIONAL AND LEISURE TIME ACTIVITIES PROVIDED IN THE INTEREST OF SOCIAL WELFARE, DESIGNED TO IMPROVE THEIR CONDITIONS OF LIFE; (B) PROVIDING SUPPORT AND ACTIVITIES WHICH DEVELOP THEIR SKILLS, CAPACITIES AND CAPABILITIES TO ENABLE THEM TO PARTICIPATE IN SOCIETY AS MATURE AND RESPONSIBLE INDIVIDUALS. (C) THE PROVISION OF SUPPORT TO DEVELOP AND PROMOTE THE WORK OF YOUTH ORGANISATIONS.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
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