Finance Score: -13
Governance Score: -6
Support Score: 1
  • Accounts overdue -5
  • Accounts filed more than 5 days late: -3 times
  • Volatile income & significant deficit in latest year: -5
  • No PartB
  • No conflicts policy: -1
  • 2 Trustees: -2
  • Very static board: -5
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +1
Overall GiG Score: -18 ?

DRUG WATCH FOUNDATION 

Drug Watch Foundation (DWF) provides drug and alcohol awareness information packs and workshops to children up to 19 years in schools and colleges, educating them about the dangers, laws, health and social implications of drug and alcohol abuse. We have also put a programme together for UK prison service offering education and resettlement programme
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • The charity has received modest backing from a grant maker
  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • This charity does not have a Conflict of Interests policy
  • There are only 2 trustees
  • The Board composition appears to be very static

Financial issues to consider:

  • A PartB annual return has not been required and so detailed financial information is not available from the online data
  • Latest accounts are overdue for filing and returns have been filed late on 3 occasions over the last 5 years
  • Income has been volatile recently and was significantly 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
23/08/21*£10£15£-5n/an/an/an/an/a2
23/08/20*£40£41£-1n/an/an/an/an/a1
23/08/19£54£54£0n/an/an/an/an/a0
23/08/18£70£70£0£0£0£0n/a03
23/08/17*£70£71£-1£0£0£0n/a03
23/08/16£79£79£0£0£0£0n/a00
23/08/15?*£80£73£6£0£0£0n/a00
01/04/14£19£20£-1£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
Established: 11 years

www.drugwatchfoundation.co.uk

info@dwfoundation.org.uk

01617940623

Charity Commission for England and Wales
UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Economic/Community Development/Employment
  • Education/Training
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
GiG Classification
  • Other specialist outpatient services
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides services
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
Where it operates
  • Throughout England And Wales,
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
Who works here?
  • Unknown number of employees
  • 2 volunteers

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.

Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Virgin Money Foundation - Grant to Drug watch Foundation
£1,000 01/05/2019
Grant through the Heart of the Community Fund used to cover the running costs of their workshops.
National Lottery Community Fund - Drugs: The Truth
£10,000 14/12/2018
12
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (2)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 23/08/2013, number: 1153523
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Complaints handling
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
8 returns made; AR21: 357 days late, AR20: 42 days late, AR17: 6 days late, AR15: 9 days late,
Main office

14 Sandy Lane
Prestwich
MANCHESTER
M25 9RY

Objectives

TO PRESERVE AND PROTECT THE GOOD HEALTH OF PERSONS IN THE U.K. WHO ARE IN DANGER OF BECOMING ADDICTED TO OR DEPENDENT UPON OR WHO HAVE ALREADY BECOME ADDICTED OR DEPENDENT ON DRUGS AND TO EDUCATE THE PUBLIC IN THE DANGERS OF DRUG ABUSE

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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