Finance Score: 6
Governance Score: 3
Support Score: 10
  • Good reserves management: +3
  • Strong growth: +2
  • Deficit latest year: -2
  • Fundraising costs low: +3
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Grant maker support: +10
Overall GiG Score: 19 ?

JULIES BICYCLE 

Research: a research programme to quantify the environmental impacts of the arts and culture and to identify areas of specific concern. Capacity building: to provide an expert and comprehensive free set of resources covering all aspects of environmental sustainability. Thought leadership: our programme is designed to inspire arts leaders to take action on climate change and the environment.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • Reserves management has been consistently within official guidelines
  • 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 age

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • This charity is not recognised by HMRC for Gift Aid according to its latest published return

Financial issues to consider:

  • Income was lower than spending in the latest year

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£1,442£1,629£-187£27£684£5253.9190
31/03/22£1,635£1,546£89£29£871£5104140
31/03/21£1,128£786£342£36£783£4516.9110
31/03/20£937£933£4£69£440£3985.1120
31/03/19£776£733£43£30£437£3385.5100
31/03/18£741£641£100£46£393£2735.190
31/03/17£626£624£2£48£293£2544.990
31/03/16£579£555£24£55£291£2916.3110
31/03/15£553£508£45£62£267£2485.9110
31/03/14*£581£558£23£3£222£2034.4100

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 1.9%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 1.7%
Senior Staff Costs/Total Spending: 19%
Highest pay band: £60,000-£70,000
Liabilities/Assets: 32%
Liabilities/Income: 23%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 77%
Reserves/Spending: 3.9 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 5 months
Quick Ratio: 2.2
Asset Split ?
Established: 11 years
(17 years as a company)

www.juliesbicycle.com

Alison@juliesbicycle.com

02087460400

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UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Education/Training
  • Environment/Conservation/Heritage
GiG Classification
  • Environment conservation & animal welfare advocacy
How it operates
  • Acts as an umbrella or resource body
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides human resources
  • Provides services
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
Where it operates
  • Throughout England,
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
DCMS£410,000
The Dixon Foundation£46,575
Esmee Fairbairn£35,000
Paul Hamlyn Foundation£20,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
The Dixon Foundation - Zero Waste Festival Project Phase 2
£6,575 03/07/2023
Data capture, research and working groups to establish a code of practice for waste and create an up-to-date toolkit for event organisers.
DCMS - Investment Funds
£60,000 21/03/2023
We are the national development agency for creativity and culture. By 2030 we want England to be a country in which the creativity of each of us is valued and given the chance to flourish and where ....more
The Dixon Foundation - Zero Waste Festival Project
£40,000 17/06/2022
Conduct an independent report, establish an industry working group to inform and guide research into event waste and review outcomes, carry out industry consultation on the report recommendations and ....more
DCMS - Arts Council National Lottery Project Grants
£350,000 04/11/2021
National Lottery Project Grants is our open access programme for arts, libraries and museums projects. The fund supports thousands of individual artists, community and cultural organisations.
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to Julie's Bicycle
£35,000 05/05/2020
6
towards unrestricted costs as a COVID-19 Fast Response grant
Paul Hamlyn Foundation - Season for Change - festival of culture and climate action
£20,000 05/05/2020
Season for Change 2020 is a nationwide festival of culture and climate action that aims to invite communities throughout the country to connect to the climate crisis through arts, culture and ....more
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to Julie's Bicycle
£280,000 19/09/2018
48
Towards the unrestricted core costs of an organisation expanding its work with the cultural sector to develop and implement policy for reducing environmental impacts.
John Ellerman Foundation - Core funding
£120,000 30/11/2017
36
Towards core costs, specifically the development and scale up of the Creative Climate Leadership programme.
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to Julie's Bicycle
£75,000 29/01/2013
Towards the salary of the marketing and communications co-ordinator.
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (7)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Age Range of Trustees: 36-77
  • MELVIN JOHN BENN Appointed: 2013, Occupation: Managing Directior Festival Republic
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 16/08/2013, number: 1153441
  • Registered at Companies House on 03/01/2007, number: 06040585
Gift Aid
  • NOT registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • 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
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding policy and procedures
  • Social media policy and procedures
  • Trustee conflicts of interest policy and procedures
  • Trustee expenses policy and procedures
Filing Record
10 returns made; AR14: 1 days late,
Main office

SOMERSET HOUSE
SOUTH WING
STRAND
LONDON
WC2R 1LA

Objectives

TO PROMOTE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PUBLIC BY:(A) THE PRESERVATION CONSERVATION AND THE PROTECTION OF THE ENVIRONMENT AND THE PRUDENT USE OF RESOURCES; (B) THE PROMOTION OF SUSTAINABLE MEANS OF ACHIEVING ECONOMIC GROWTH AND REGENERATION; (C) TO ADVANCE THE EDUCTAION OF THE PUBLIC IN SUBJECTS RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AND THE PROTECTION ENHANCEMENT AND REHABILITATION OF THE ENVIRONMENT AND TO PROMOTE STUDY AND RESEARCH IN SUCH SUBJECTS PROVIDED THAT THE USEFUL RESULTS OF SUCH STUDY ARE DISSEMINATED TO THE PUBLIC AT LARGE WHERE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT MEANS THAT WHICH MEETS THE NEEDSOF THE PRESENT WITHOUT COMPROMISING THE ABILITY OF FUTURE GENERATIONS TO MEET THEIR OWN NEEDS.

Data Sources

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360 Giving
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