Finance Score: 2
Governance Score: 5
Support Score: 0
  • Liabilities <10%: +3
  • Positive trading contribution: +2;Strong growth: +2
  • Fundraising costs high: -5
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Mainly female board: -1
  • Large volunteers +3
Overall GiG Score: 10 ?

GREYHOUND RESCUE WALES 

The rescue and re-homing of greyhounds and greyhound cross breeds.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has been successful in attracting volunteers relative to its size
  • This charity has a robust balance sheet
  • More than half of total income was derived from trading and fees in the latest year
  • 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 including the Government
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of age and dynamic in terms of composition

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • The Board is predominantly female

Financial issues to consider:

  • Fundraising costs are extremely high relative to funds raised

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
28/02/23£818£715£103£424£856£84914.322200
28/02/22£577£576£1£318£753£74415.518200
28/02/21£604£494£110£273£752£7421816200
29/02/20£473£454£19n/an/an/an/an/a200
28/02/19£456£395£61n/an/an/an/an/a200
28/02/18*£320£328£-8£0£0£0n/a00
28/02/17£244£263£-19£0£0£0n/a00
28/02/16*£233£179£54£0£0£0n/a00
28/02/15£158£153£5£0£0£0n/a00
28/02/14£119£91£28£0£0£0n/a00

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 128.1%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 59.3%
Highest pay band: Less than £60,000
Liabilities/Assets: 3%
Liabilities/Income: 3%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 99%
Reserves/Spending: 14.3 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 7 months
Quick Ratio: 14.5
Asset Split ?
Established: 11 years

www.greyhoundrescuewales.co.uk

info@greyhoundrescuewales.co.uk

0300 0123 999

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UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Animals
GiG Classification
  • Animal welfare
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Throughout Wales,
Who it helps
  • The General Public/Mankind

Who supports them? ?

We have no records of donations from grant makers.

How is it governed?

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

Age Range of Trustees: 39-69
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 01/07/2013, number: 1152650
  • Registered at Companies House on 20/02/2013, number: 08411721
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Bullying and harassment policy and procedures
  • Complaints handling
  • Complaints 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; AR18: 7 days late, AR16: 50 days late,
Main office

Hillcrest
Bryncethin Road
Garnant
Ammanford
SA18 1YS

Objectives

1) FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PUBLIC, PRINCIPALLY BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY IN WALES AND IT'S ENVIRONS (HEREAFTER CALLED THE AREA OF BENEFIT) TO PROMOTE THE WELFARE AND RELIEVE THE SUFFERING OF GREYHOUNDS AND GREYHOUND CROSS BREEDS (LURCHERS) IN NEED OF CARE AND ATTENTION, AND IN PARTICULAR TO PROVIDE AND MAINTAIN RESCUE HOMES OR OTHER FACILITIES FOR THE RECEPTION, CARE AND TREATMENT OF SUCH ANIMALS.2) TO PROMOTE HUMANE BEHAVIOUR TOWARDS ANIMALS BY PROVIDING APPROPRIATE CARE, PROTECTION, TREATMENT AND SECURITY FOR GREYHOUNDS AND GREYHOUND CROSS BREEDS WHICH ARE RETIRED, UNWANTED OR IN NEED OF CARE AND ATTENTION BY REASON OF SICKNESS, POOR CIRCUMSTANCES OR ILL USAGE, AND TO EDUCATE THE PUBLIC IN MATTERS PERTAINING TO ANIMAL WELFARE IN GENERAL AND THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY AND SUFFERING AMONG ANIMALS.

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Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
CharityBase

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