Finance Score: 0
Governance Score: 9
Support Score: 5
  • Strong growth: +2
  • Multiple Deficits: -2
  • No PartB
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +5
Overall GiG Score: 14 ?

REFUGEE FUTURES LTD 

Refugee Futures promotes inclusion and participation of refugees and people seeking asylum throughout the community by ensuring opportunities are accessible and that individuals, groups and organisations work together to maximise resources, address gaps in provision and stimulate positive change.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • The charity has received backing from several prominent grant makers recently
  • There has been strong growth in spending over the last 5 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:

  • One or more trustees receive payments or benefits from the charity for providing services to the charity
  • Over half the Board have joined recently

Financial issues to consider:

  • A PartB annual return has not been required and so detailed financial information is not available from the online data
  • There has been a change of accounting period recently, so trends may be hard to determine
  • On several occasions in recent years income has been less than spending
Established: 9 years

https://refugeefutures.org/

Heather.petch@refugeefutures.org

07549413492

Charity Commission for England and WalesCompanies House
UN SDGs
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Financial Data ?

Income & Spending ?
N.B. data has been adjusted to reflect year end change
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
30/04/23£141£111£30n/an/an/an/an/a6
30/04/22?£43£55£-13n/an/an/an/an/a12
31/03/21£2£2£0n/an/an/an/an/a0
31/03/20£0£0£0n/an/an/an/an/a0
31/03/19£0£8£-8n/an/an/an/an/a0
31/03/18£22£18£4£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/17£50£84£-34£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/16*£53£18£35£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
What it does
  • Economic/Community Development/Employment
  • Education/Training
  • Human Rights/Religious Or Racial Harmony/Equality Or Diversity
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
Who works here?
  • 6 volunteers
Who it helps
  • Other Defined Groups
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides services
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
Where it operates
  • Stockton-on-tees,

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£10,000
County Durham Community Foundation£5,000
Allen Lane Foundation£5,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
National Lottery Community Fund - Skills Match Volunteering
£10,000 06/01/2023
The funding will be used to provide volunteering support for refugees and asylum seekers the roles will be in areas that they aspire to work in in the future. The project aims to integrate people ....more
County Durham Community Foundation - Refugee Futures Skills Match Volunteering & Pathways to Work
£5,000 24/06/2022
To develop a Skills Match Volunteering and Pathways to work programme.
Allen Lane Foundation - Grant to Refugee Futures LTD
£5,000 04/03/2022
£5,000 single grant as a contribution to the salary of a volunteer placement coordinator to work with asylum seekers and refugees in Stockton on Tees
National Lottery Community Fund - Love Stockton Community Room
£10,000 09/11/2016
12
The project will refurbish their community room and install wall screens to create space for learning activities and drop in sessions. They will employ a business support consultant to help create ....more

Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (7)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Age Range of Trustees: 48-80
Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 05/12/2014, number: 1159508
  • Registered at Companies House on 02/04/2014, number: 08973811
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Bullying and harassment policy and procedures
  • Complaints handling
  • Complaints policy and procedures
  • Conflicting interests
  • Financial reserves policy and procedures
  • Internal charity financial controls policy and procedures
  • Internal risk management policy and procedures
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding policy and procedures
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Serious incident reporting policy and procedures
  • Trustee conflicts of interest policy and procedures
  • Trustee expenses policy and procedures
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
8 returns made; AR16: 47 days late,
Main office

Catalyst House
27 Yarm Road
STOCKTON-ON-TEES
Cleveland
TS18 3NJ

Objectives

THE CHARITY’S OBJECTS, ARE SPECIFICALLY RESTRICTED TO THE FOLLOWING:THE PROMOTION OF SOCIAL INCLUSION FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT AMONG PEOPLE WHO ARE REFUGEES, ASYLUM SEEKERS AND THEIR DEPENDENTS, WITHIN BUT NOT LIMITED TO STOCKTON ON TEES AND SURROUNDING AREAS, WHO ARE SOCIALLY EXCLUDED ON THE GROUNDS OF THEIR SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC POSITION, BY: (A) WORKING WITH OTHERS TO PROVIDE EDUCATION AND TRAINING IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND IDENTIFIED EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS; (B) ASSISTING REFUGEES AND ASYLUM SEEKERS TO BECOME MORE FULLY INTEGRATED INTO LOCAL COMMUNITIES; (C) THE PROVISION OF FACILITIES AND EVENTS FOR THE LOCAL COMMUNITY: (D) RAISING PUBLIC AWARENESS OF THE ISSUES AFFECTING REFUGEES AND ASYLUM SEEKERS; AND (E) WORKING COLLABORATIVELY WITH OTHER ORGANISATIONS IN PROVIDING RELEVANT SERVICES, FACILITIES AND INFORMATION TO REFUGEES AND ASYLUM SEEKERS.FOR THE PURPOSE OF THIS CLAUSE, SOCIALLY EXCLUDED, MEANS BEING EXCLUDED FROM SOCIETY, OR PART OF SOCIETY, AS A RESULT OF BEING A MEMBER OF A SOCIALLY AND ECONOMICALLY DEPRIVED COMMUNITY.2. TO PROMOTE FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE INHABITANTS OF STOCKTON-ON-TEES AND THE SURROUNDING AREA WITHOUT DISTINCTIONS OF SEX, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, RACE OR OF POLITICAL, RELIGIOUS OR OTHER OPINIONS, BY ASSOCIATING TOGETHER THE SAID INHABITANTS AND THE LOCAL AUTHORITIES, VOLUNTARY AND OTHER ORGANISATIONS IN A COMMON EFFECT TO ADVANCE EDUCATION AND TO PROVIDE FACILITIES IN THE INTERESTS OF SOCIAL WELFARE FOR RECREATION AND OTHER LEISURE TIME OCCUPATIONS WITH THE OBJECTS OF IMPROVING THE CONDITIONS OF LIFE OF THE SAID INHABITANTS; 3. TO ESTABLISH OR SECURE THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A COMMUNITY CENTRE (HEREINAFTER CALLED ‘THE CENTRE’) AND TO MAINTAIN AND MANAGE THE SAME (WHETHER ALONE OR IN CO-OPERATION WITH ANY LOCAL AUTHORITY OR PERSON OR BODY) IN FURTHERANCE OF THESE OBJECTS; AND 4. TO ADVANCE THE CHRISTIAN RELIGION THROUGH THE PROMOTION OF SUCH VALUES HELD AND FOLLOWED BY THE CHRISTIAN RELIGION, SPECIFICALLY INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO SOCIAL AND MORAL VALUES, FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT OF THOSE WITH ANY FAITH AND NONE.

Defined Area of Benefit:

STOCKTON-ON-TEES AND THE SURROUNDING AREA

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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