Finance Score: 2
Governance Score: 6
Support Score: 12
  • Strong growth: +2
  • No PartB
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Large volunteers +5
  • Grant maker support: +7
Overall GiG Score: 20 ?

MYBIGCAREER 

The aim of MyBigCareer is to provide free one-to-one careers guidance to young people from the most disadvantaged backgrounds and thereby breakdown barriers to social mobility
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has been very successful in attracting volunteers relative to its size
  • The charity has received backing from several prominent grant makers recently
  • There has been strong growth in spending over the last 5 years
  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of age and gender

Financial issues to consider:

  • A PartB annual return has not been required and so detailed financial information is not available from the online data
Established: 11 years

www.mybigcareer.org

info@mybigcareer.org

07399302707

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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
31/08/22£145£126£19n/an/an/an/an/a151
31/08/21£10£142£-131n/an/an/an/an/a124
31/08/20£206£14£192n/an/an/an/an/a20
31/08/19£21£18£4n/an/an/an/an/a23
31/08/18£16£7£9£0£0£0n/a080
31/08/17£23£29£-6£0£0£0n/a00
31/08/16£16£22£-6£0£0£0n/a00
31/08/15£21£24£-3£0£0£0n/a00
31/08/14£36£18£18£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
What it does
  • Economic/Community Development/Employment
  • Education/Training
Who works here?
  • 151 volunteers
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
Where it operates
  • Camden, Hackney, Hartlepool, Kensington And Chelsea, Middlesbrough, Newcastle Upon Tyne City, North Tyneside, South Tyneside, Sunderland, Tower Hamlets,

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
David & Elaine Potter Foundation£25,000
Woodward Charitable Trust£15,000
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland£10,000
The Grocers' Charity£5,000
County Durham Community Foundation£5,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
The Grocers' Charity - 2023 Grant - My Big Career
£5,000 15/03/2023
to support its Workshops for school years 7-8, designed to open young people’s minds to future career choices. 1:1 Career Coaching is for years 8-10 for university applications for students who may ....more
County Durham Community Foundation - Connect, Inspire, Make Change
£5,000 13/07/2022
To support the Connect, Inspire, Make Change project.
David & Elaine Potter Foundation - Core funding
£25,000 28/04/2022
Core funding
Woodward Charitable Trust - Core Costs
£15,000 28/03/2022
Towards core costs
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - A grant to MyBigCareer
£10,000 17/03/2022
Core costs and salary costs of 2.4 FTE team to deliver career support for young people in the North East of England

Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (11)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split
Based on 9/11 persons

Age Range of Trustees: 27-69
  • DAVID PARSONS Appointed: 2020, Occupation: Sports Marketing And Sponsorship Professional
  • PETER JAMES Appointed: 2023, Occupation: Director At Advent International
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 20/09/2013, number: 1153880
  • Registered at Companies House on 06/06/2013, number: 08559346
Gift Aid
  • NOT registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Conflicting interests
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
9 returns made; all on time
Main office

7 Bell Yard
London
WC2A 2JR

Objectives

TO ADVANCE IN LIFE YOUNG PEOPLE BY PROVIDING CAREER GUIDANCE AND RELATED SERVICES TO ENABLE THEM TO PARTICIPATE IN SOCIETY AS INDEPENDENT, MATURE AND RESPONSIBLE INDIVIDUALS.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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