Finance Score: 1
Governance Score: 8
Support Score: 11
  • Poor Liquidity: -1
  • Strong growth: +2
  • No conflicts policy: -1
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +11
Overall GiG Score: 20 ?

ARK RESETTLEMENT SERVICES 

Ark Resettlement Services is a charity dedicated to reducing reoffending across London. ARK supports and houses ex-offenders on release from prison when they are at risk of homelessness. We focus on individuals who are marginalised, most excluded from other services and who need support to meet their basic human needs, and stability to address their offending and/or substance use.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • The charity has received backing from multiple 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 and dynamic in terms of composition

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • This charity does not have a Conflict of Interests policy

Financial issues to consider:

  • Liquidity appears to have been slender at the latest year end
Established: 10 years

www.arkrs.co.uk

info@arkrs.co.uk

02088265858

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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
31/12/22£985£1,047£-62£0£99£951.1116
31/12/21£993£925£69£28£160£1391.8103
31/12/20£645£538£107£0£91£89265
31/12/19£497£416£81n/an/an/an/an/a6
31/12/18£333£301£32£0£0£0n/a08
31/12/17£267£247£20£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/16£193£115£79£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/15£69£57£12£0£0£0n/a00

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 0%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 0%
Highest pay band: Less than £60,000
Liabilities/Assets: 74%
Liabilities/Income: 29%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 97%
Reserves/Spending: 1.1 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 1 months
Quick Ratio: 0.8
Asset Split ?
What it does
  • Accommodation/Housing
  • Disability
  • Education/Training
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • Other Charitable Purposes
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
Who works here?
  • 11 employees
  • 6 volunteers
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Elderly/Old People
  • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies
  • Other Defined Groups
  • People Of A Particular Ethnic Or Racial Origin
  • People With Disabilities
How it operates
  • Makes Grants to Organisations
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Throughout London,

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
National Lottery Community Fund£291,993
City Bridge Trust£187,200
Lloyds Bank Foundation£52,250
CHK Foundation£30,000
Garfield Weston Foundation£10,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Lloyds Bank Foundation - One off gift towards cost of living crisis to Ark Resettlement Service
£2,250 14/12/2022
One off gift to support with the cost of living crisis
National Lottery Community Fund - Community Outreach Transition Project
£282,223 30/11/2022
This funding will be used to continue and expand the Community Outreach Transition Project supporting BAME ex-offenders to transition back into the Haringey community. The project will provide ....more
City Bridge Trust - Grant to Ark Resettlement Services
£187,200 21/07/2022
36
£187,200 over three years (£62,500; £62,030; £62,670), for the salary and on-costs of a full time Resettlement Co-ordinator and related costs of delivering a programme of resettlement support to ....more
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to Ark Resettlement Service
£50,000 16/06/2022
24
Unrestricted grant over two years towards the core costs of Ark Resettlement Service
CHK Foundation - CHK Main Grant
£30,000 09/09/2020
to support specified work
National Lottery Community Fund - Community Volunteering Project
£9,770 11/10/2019
12
Community Volunteering Project
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£10,000 26/06/2019
Community Outreach Transition Project
National Lottery Community Fund - Community Outreach Transition Project
£154,012 20/03/2019
36
The project will focus on service users being fully engaged and involved in their continuous development plans. This will be aimed at building self-reliance, integrating back into the community and ....more
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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: 30-67
  • MARTIN FORD Appointed: 2021, Occupation: Chief Executive
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 10/09/2014, number: 1158515
  • Registered at Companies House on 24/12/2013, number: 08825542
Gift Aid
  • NOT 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; all on time
Main office

2.09
28 Lawrence Road
London
N15 4EG

Objectives

THE PROMOTION OF SOCIAL INCLUSION AMONG OFFENDERS AND THOSE WHO ARE OR WHO HAVE BEEN AT RISK OF OFFENDING, WHO ARE SOCIALLY EXCLUDED FROM SOCIETY, OR PARTS OF SOCIETY AS A RESULT, IN PARTICULAR BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY BY THE PROVISION OF SHORT TERM ACCOMMODATION AND/OR SUPPORT.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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