Finance Score: 2
Governance Score: -1
Support Score: 11
  • Strong growth: +2
  • No PartB
  • Only 4 Trustees: -1
  • Grant maker support: +11
Overall GiG Score: 12 ?

LATIN ELEPHANT 

Current Activities: Latin Elephant is striving to ensure that migrant and ethnic groups are adequately represented and engaged in regeneration initiatives in London, in particular in Elephant and Castle.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • There has been strong growth in spending over the last 5 years
  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years
  • A significant proportion of recent income was derived from major grant makers and there are significant future grants due to be received

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • There are only 4 trustees

Financial issues to consider:

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

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
30/09/22£141£139£2n/an/an/an/an/a5
30/09/21£127£100£27n/an/an/an/an/a4
30/09/20£85£45£39n/an/an/an/an/a3
30/09/19£27£40£-13n/an/an/an/an/a3
30/09/18£44£42£2£0£0£0n/a03
30/09/17£31£14£17£0£0£0n/a00
30/09/16£2£17£-15£0£0£0n/a00
30/09/15£36£23£12£0£0£0n/a00

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

www.latinelephant.org

info@latinelephant.org

07763060644

Charity Commission for England and WalesFacebookX
UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Economic/Community Development/Employment
GiG Classification
  • Community services
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
Where it operates
  • Throughout London,
Who it helps
  • Other Defined Groups
  • People Of A Particular Ethnic Or Racial Origin

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
Trust for London£299,678
Guy's and St Thomas' Charity£127,994
DCMS£9,999
National Lottery Community Fund£9,974
The London Community Foundation£9,899
United Saviours Charity£4,988
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Trust for London - Latin Elephant
£46,200 07/03/2024
24
The funding is for continuing efforts in supporting displaced and relocated traders by enforcing accountability and scrutiny of s106 obligations by developers in Southwark, where developments have ....more
Guy's and St Thomas' Charity - Development Funding
£84,654 26/01/2023
Funding to help Latin Elephant continue to provide essential support to the Latinx community in Lambeth and Southwark
Trust for London - Latin Elephant
£180,495 16/11/2022
The funding is for a project that will focus on building the power of migrant and racialised communities by creating a partnership with other migrant, minoritised community-led organisations in ....more
Trust for London - Latin Elephant
£3,000 29/09/2022
This is a cost of living uplift for grant reference 360G-trustforlondon-MAIN-S2-02.06.2020-8635
Guy's and St Thomas' Charity - Latin Elephant Covid emergency fund - 2022
£43,340 03/02/2022
To support the ongoing delivery of Latin Elephant services that seek to support those affected and displaced by the redevelopment of Elephant and Castle Shopping Centre and residential developments
Trust for London - Latin Elephant
£60,000 07/10/2020
36
The funding is for: Advocacy for SMEs sustainability and retention in Elephant and Castle Increasing BAME traders collective voice, organising and influence Supporting BAME traders' emerging needs as ....more
DCMS - Coronavirus Community Support Fund
£9,999 04/09/2020
"The fund aims to:1) To reduce closures of essential charities that provide essential services to vulnerable groups during the COVID-19 crisis by ensuring they have the financial resources to ....more
Trust for London - Latin Elephant
£9,983 02/09/2020
6
The funding is for developing and enhancing online services and a managed return to fieldwork by building on what worked well during the COVID 19 crisis, to extend reach and impact through existing ....more
The London Community Foundation - Grant to Latin Elephant
£9,899 01/05/2020
The funding is for recruiting additional staff to cover increased demand and for moving our services online by meeting costs of additional equipment, software and subscription to online services for ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - The New Southwark Voices
£9,974 05/02/2020
9
The funding will be used to deliver multimedia workshops for people from ethnic backgrounds. The project aims to enable them to create their own online platforms to share experiences and raise ....more
United Saviours Charity - Consolidating strong and resilient BAME business communities throughout regeneration
£4,988 10/01/2020
6
Consolidation of Latin Elephant’s work to support migrant business traders as the Elephant & Castle shopping centre undergoes redevelopment.
Trust for London - Latin Elephant
£30,000 03/10/2018
24
The funding is for increasing BAME traders collective voice and influence, preventing displacement of BAME traders, promoting retention of SMEs and access to affordable retail space, engaging BAME ....more
United Saviours Charity - Building strong and resilient BAME business communities in regeneration
£24,086 05/06/2018
9
Migrant and ethnic businesses are an integral part of the Elephant and Castle community; they provide goods at reasonable prices, services in specific languages, act as information centres and ....more
London Borough of Southwark - Grant to Latin Elephant
£15,000 01/04/2017
High Street Challenge grant from the Chief Executive department
United Saviours Charity - Business Readiness Programme for Migrant and Ethnic Businesses in Elephant & Castle
£30,018 21/03/2017
11
Migrant and ethnic businesses are an integral part of the Elephant and Castle community; they provide goods at reasonable prices, services in specific languages, act as information centres and ....more
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (4)
Current Trustees appointed

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 15/09/2014, number: 1158554
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Conflicting interests
  • Paying staff
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
8 returns made; all on time
Main office

Draper Hall
1 Howell Walk
LONDON
SE1 6TL

Objectives

TO PROMOTE SOCIAL INCLUSION FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT BY WORKING WITH PEOPLE IN SOCIALLY AND ECONOMICALLY DEPRIVED BOROUGHS OF LONDON (IN PARTICULAR ELEPHANT AND CASTLE, SOUTHWARK) WHO ARE SOCIALLY EXCLUDED ON THE GROUNDS OF THEIR ETHNIC ORIGIN (IN PARTICULAR, MEMBERS OF THE LATIN AMERICAN COMMUNITY) TO RELIEVE THE NEEDS OF SUCH PEOPLE AND ASSIST THEM TO INTEGRATE INTO SOCIETY, IN PARTICULAR BY: 1.PROVIDING A LOCAL NETWORK GROUP THAT ENCOURAGES AND ENABLES MEMBERS OF THE LATIN AMERICAN COMMUNITY TO PARTICIPATE MORE EFFECTIVELY WITH THE WIDER COMMUNITY;2. INCREASING, OR CO-ORDINATING, OPPORTUNITIES FOR MEMBERS OF THE LATIN AMERICAN COMMUNITY TO ENGAGE IN URBAN REGENERATION INITIATIVES, AND IN ADVOCACY FOR INCLUSION IN SUCH ENGAGEMENT, IN THE AREAS WHERE THEY LIVE. 3. ENGAGING WITH SERVICE PROVIDERS, TO INFORM THE DELIVERY OF SERVICES TO BETTER MEET THE NEEDS OF THE LATIN AMERICAN COMMUNITY.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
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