Finance Score: -50
Governance Score: 0
Support Score: 0
  • In administration/insolvent: -50
  • No PartB
    Overall GiG Score: -50 ?

    SOUTH LONDON CARES LIMITED 

    Overview

    South London Cares is a community network that connects young professionals to the elderly in activities that help one another feel less isolated and reduce generational gaps.

    Support from partners has provided substantial funding sources to deliver a long term income diversification strategy. Fundraising prospects look good for the future based on their proven track record and deepening relationships with funders.

    Sharing leadership and staff across 'sibling' organisations has given them the ability to share learning's and increased effectiveness of programmes. Evaluations of impact by third party supporters has accelerated the charities development and plans for expansion to new areas of South London are in the pipeline.

    Source: Giving is Great

    Mission:

    Helping people find connection and reducing loneliness by bringing people together and bridging gaps across social and generational divides
    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 a grant maker recently

    Financial issues to consider:

    • This charity is in Administration or Insolvent

    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£358£411£-53n/an/an/an/an/a1,366
    31/08/21£408£367£41n/an/an/an/an/a2,102
    31/08/20£426£422£4n/an/an/an/an/a900
    31/08/19£444£443£0n/an/an/an/an/a4,387
    31/08/18£484£453£31£0£0£0n/a03,000
    31/08/17£386£336£50£0£0£0n/a00
    31/08/16£286£246£40£0£0£0n/a00
    31/08/15?£164£135£30£0£0£0n/a00
    31/10/14£40£26£15£0£0£0n/a00

    Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
    Established: 10 years

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    What it does
    A community network mobilising young professionals to volunteer to support their older neighbours with a little extra time, practical help, social connection and human companionship in the London boroughs of Southwark and Lambeth. We operate 2 core activities: Social Clubs, which bring different demographics together through group activities; and a one-to-one Love Your Neighbour project.
    Listed activities
    • Arts/Culture/Heritage/Science
    • Economic/Community Development/Employment
    • General Charitable Purposes
    • Other Charitable Purposes
    • Recreation
    • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
    GiG Classification
    • Practical support, advice & companionship
    How it operates
    • Other charitable activities
    • Provides advocacy/advice/information
    Where it operates
    • Lambeth, Southwark,
    Who it helps
    • Children/Young People
    • Elderly/Old People

    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
    City Bridge Trust£90,000
    United Saviours Charity£80,000
    Walcot Foundation£12,500
    CAF£10,000
    The EQ Foundation£6,750
    The Fore£5,000
    Specific Donations
    Amount When
    Months
    To be used for
    The EQ Foundation - Grant to SOUTH LONDON CARES LIMITED
    £3,750 05/02/2021
    Big Give Christmas Challenge 2020
    City Bridge Trust - Grant to South London Cares Limited
    £90,000 15/10/2020
    £90,000 over 5 years (£30,000; £24,000; £14,000; £12,000; £10,000) towards the salary costs of the Programme Coordinator for South London Cares and contribution to Social Club activity costs to ....more
    CAF - Grant to South London Cares Ltd
    £10,000 02/07/2020
    3
    Grant to South London Cares Ltd to support the organisation through COVID19
    Walcot Foundation - COVID19 - Phone-a-friend
    £12,500 01/06/2020
    12
    South London Carers supports elderly people by partnering them with younger 'professional' neighbours to tackle the growing problem of isolation and loneliness in Lambeth and Southwark. Through ....more
    The Fore - RAFT COVID-19 response grant to South London Cares
    £5,000 28/05/2020
    36
    Grant from The Fore's RAFT Immediate Response Fund to South London Cares, as part of The Fore's COVID-19 Response programme.
    United Saviours Charity - Building community and forging friendships in north Southwark.
    £80,000 14/04/2020
    23
    A continued partnership with United St Saviour's will help South London Cares to reduce older people's isolation and loneliness, and sense of being left behind, that the layered factors of ....more
    The EQ Foundation - Grant to SOUTH LONDON CARES LIMITED
    £3,000 15/12/2019
    Big Give Christmas Challenge 2019
    Garfield Weston Foundation - Multi-Year Grant (3 Years) award
    £60,000 05/12/2018
    36
    Building community at scale
    United Saviours Charity - South London Cares in north Southwark
    £90,000 03/04/2018
    23
    70 vibrant social clubs bringing at least 140 older neighbours and 500 young people together to share time, laughter and new experiences; reduce loneliness and isolation amongst older and younger ....more
    London Borough of Southwark - Grant to South London Cares
    £9,861 01/04/2018
    Tenants and Residents Social Improvements Grant grant from the Housing & Modernisation department
    Co-Operative Group - Grant to South London Cares' Southwark Social Clubs
    £5,768 29/11/2017
    Help fund vibrant activities to bring older and younger neighbours together in winter to reduce isolation and loneliness in Southwark.
    London Catalyst - South London Cares - 5
    £3,000 05/09/2017
    Winter Wellbeing 2017/18
    The Fore - Grant to South London Cares
    £25,000 01/08/2017
    24
    South London Cares is a community network formed of young professionals and older people, two groups most at risk of loneliness. Founded in 2014 and based in Southwark and Lambeth, its proactive ....more
    The Fore - Grant to South London Cares
    £25,000 17/07/2017
    24
    The Fore has provided funding to set up and run a new customer relationship management system to improve retention, facilitate expansion and transform operations at South London Cares and its ....more
    United Saviours Charity - Social Clubs in Southwark
    £4,735 12/05/2017
    11
    Continuation of South London Cares’ social clubs in Elephant & Castle, Walworth and Bermondsey helping to connect 180 older neighbours and younger volunteers.
    London Borough of Southwark - Grant to South London Cares
    £9,000 01/04/2017
    Tenants and Residents Social Improvements Grant grant from the Housing & Modernisation department
    Comic Relief - The Cares Family: shoring up the centre
    £40,000 30/11/2016
    24
    North London is a place of social extremes. LB Camden and Islington contain some of the best connected people in the UK - high-flying graduates working in finance, media, the law, PR and fashion – ....more
    London Catalyst - South London Cares - 4
    £3,000 06/09/2016
    Winter Wellbeing 2016/17
    London Borough of Southwark - Grant to South London Cares
    £6,500 01/04/2016
    Tenants and Residents Social Improvements grant from the Housing & Modernisation department
    London Catalyst - South London Cares - 1
    £5,000 26/08/2015
    Support for Winter Wellbeing project
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    Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

    How is it governed?

    Trustees (7)
    Current Trustees appointed
    Gender Split
    Based on 6/7 persons

    Age Range of Trustees: 34-77
    Iana is a public affairs and communications professional, with a passion for supporting people to affect positive change at a local and national level. She has experience across a diverse range of sectors including health, justice, education and finance. Iana has been part of The Cares Family for many years as a younger neighbour at South London....more
    Polly is Head of Communications and Marketing at Royal Trinity Hospice where she leads on messaging and campaign delivery. She was previously responsible for communications and partnership campaigns at Missing People, and helped to establish HIV support charity Body & Soul’s social enterprise ‘Brave’.
    Legal constitution
    • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 10/06/2014, number: 1157401
    • Registered at Companies House on 31/10/2013, number: 08757344
    Gift Aid
    • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
    Policies in force
    • Complaints handling
    • Conflicting interests
    • Investment
    • Paying staff
    • Risk management
    • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
    • Volunteer management
    Filing Record
    9 returns made; all on time
    Main office

    R S M UK
    25 FARRINGDON STREET
    LONDON
    EC4A 4AB

    Objectives

    THE CHARITY'S OBJECTS ARE TO PROMOTE SOCIAL INCLUSION FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT:AMONGST PEOPLE AGED OVER 55 IN LAMBETH AND SOUTHWARK WHO DO NOT REGULARLY PARTICIPATE IN COMMUNITY LIFE,AS THEY DO NOT HAVE LARGE OR STRONG NETWORKS OF FRIENDS AND FAMILY AROUND THEM;WHO ARE LONELY OR ISOLATED;AND WHO ARE HAVING DIFFICULTY ACCESSING STATUTORY AND NON-STATUTORY SERVICES BECAUSE THEY ARE HOUSE-BOUND,IMMOBILE,UNABLE TO DRIVE OR TO EASILY ACCESS TRANSPORT,BY THE PROVISION OF:1.A LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOURPROGRAMME,WHICH MATCHES YOUNG PROFESSIONAL VOLUNTEERS TO OFFER A LITTLE EXTRA PRACTICAL SUPPORT WITH EVERY DAY TASKS,OR A LITTLE ADDED COMPANIONSHIP;AND 2.A SOCIAL CLUBS PROGRAMME,WHICH PROVIDES REGULAR ACTIVITIES WITHIN COMMUNITY CENTRES,CAFES,PARKS AND OTHER TRUSTED HUBS OF THE COMMUNITY TO BRING OLDER PEOPLE TOGETHER WITH PEERS AND YOUNG PROFESSIONALS TO SHARE NEW EXPERIENCES AND BUILD FRIENDSHIPS.AND 3.OTHER PROGRAMMES DEEMED APPROPRIATE AND VIABLE BY THE CHARITY'S LEADERSHIP.AND TO ADVANCE IN LIFE AND HELP YOUNG PEOPLE:ESPECIALLY BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY THROUGH LEISURE TIME ACTIVITIES,SO AS TO DEVELOP THEIR CAPABILITIES THAT THEY MAY GROW TO FULL MATURITY AS INDIVIDUALS AND MEMBERS OF SOCIETY;AND BY PROVIDING ACTIVITIES WHICH DEVELOP THEIR SKILLS,CAPACITIES AND CAPABILITIES TO ENABLE THEM TO PARTICIPATE IN SOCIETY AS MATURE AND RESPONSIBLE INDIVIDUALS.IN ORDER TO ACHIEVE THESE OBJECTS THE TRUSTEES HAVE THE POWER TO:(A)RAISE FUNDS THROUGH GRANTS,DONATIONS,SALES,COMMISSIONS AND CONTRACTS;(B)APPLY FUNDS TO CARRY OUT THE WORK OF THE CHARITY;(C)CO-OPERATE WITH OTHER GROUPS TO ADVANCE THE OBJECTS OF THE CHARITY;(D)RECRUIT VOLUNTEERS THROUGH VARIOUS MEANS TO SUPPORT THE WORK OF THE CHARITY;(E)DEFER,DEVOLVE OR DELEGATE POWER TO EMPLOYEES;NOTHING IN THIS CONSTITUTION SHALL AUTHORISE AN APPLICATION OF THE PROPERTY OF THE CHARITY FOR PURPOSES WHICH ARE NOT CHARITABLE IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 7 OF THE CHARITIES AND TRUSTEE INVESTMENT(SCOTLAND)ACT 2005 AND/OR SECTION 2 OF THE CHARITIES ACT (NORTHERN IRELAND) 2008.

    Data Sources

    Charity Commission for England and Wales
    360 Giving
    CharityBase

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