Finance Score: 8
Governance Score: 5
Support Score: 12
  • Liabilities <10%: +3
  • Strong growth: +2
  • Fundraising costs low: +3
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Mainly female board: -1
  • Grant maker support: +12
Overall GiG Score: 25 ?

ANAWIM - BIRMINGHAM’S CENTRE FOR WOMEN LIMITED 

Anawim exists to support women and their children, especially women vulnerable to exploitation including prostitution. It seeks to provide wider positive choices to help them achieve their goals and reach their full potential as part of the wider community.
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Positives:

  • This charity has a robust balance sheet
  • There has been strong growth in spending over the last 5 years
  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years
  • Fundraising costs are unusually low relative to funds raised
  • A significant proportion of recent income was derived from major grant makers including the Government and there are significant future grants due to be received
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of age 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
  • The Board is predominantly female

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
31/03/23£2,167£2,179£-12£47£2,094£1,62697125
31/03/22*£1,888£1,863£26£40£2,119£3562.36630
31/03/21£1,790£1,705£85£38£2,083£1,81712.86750
31/03/20£1,337£1,515£-178£37£1,981£1,69613.45250
31/03/19£1,319£1,200£119£34£2,187£1,79017.94446
31/03/18£1,129£1,024£104£0£2,057£2893.4300
31/03/17£1,762£931£831£0£1,952£1,77622.9340
31/03/16£1,928£828£1,100£0£1,100£4186.1290

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 2.2%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 2.1%
Highest pay band: Less than £60,000
Liabilities/Assets: 7%
Liabilities/Income: 7%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 78%
Reserves/Spending: 9 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 5 months
Quick Ratio: 4.1
Asset Split ?
Established: 9 years

www.anawim.co.uk

charity@anawim.co.uk

01214405296

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UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Accommodation/Housing
  • Economic/Community Development/Employment
  • Education/Training
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
GiG Classification
  • Support for specific genders
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides other finance
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Birmingham City,
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Elderly/Old People
  • Other Defined Groups
  • The General Public/Mankind

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£426,123
Henry Smith Charity£300,000
Garfield Weston Foundation£200,000
Ministry of Justice£174,769
Barrow Cadbury Trust£92,250
Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government£87,336
Charles Hayward Foundation£50,000
The Pilgrim Trust£45,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
National Lottery Community Fund - Women's Drop-in and Counselling
£416,123 28/09/2023
This funding will be used to enable Anawim Birmingham’s Centre for Women to provide drop in and counselling support to vulnerable women with complex needs. The project aims to provide support and ....more
Barrow Cadbury Trust - Women's development, Policy and change
£92,250 22/04/2023
This grant will support Anawim's CEO to contribute in a senior leadership capacity with the criminal justice sector and provide core support for community based support of women.
National Lottery Community Fund - Drop-In Support Service
£10,000 13/01/2023
The funding will pay for a Drop-in Service Support Worker for vulnerable women with multiple and complex needs domestic violence abuse sexual violence and physical and mental health. The project aims ....more
The Coutts Foundation - Anawim cost of living grant
£3,000 14/11/2022
6
An additional unrestricted grant in acknowledgement of the cost-of-living rises
Crisis UK - Grant to Anawim
£25,000 29/06/2022
Funding for 12 months for a Housing Officer role, supporting the residents of Dawn House and wider Anawim client base with ongoing housing needs, crisis support and the prevention of homelessness.
Garfield Weston Foundation - Multi-Year Grant (3 Years) award
£50,000 24/06/2022
36
Unrestricted Grant
Ministry of Justice - Women's Community Sector - Core Costs Funding
£24,658 01/04/2022
To further increase the sustainability of the sector, and to provide funding for services and interventions.
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to Anawim Women Working Together
£120,000 11/03/2022
36
towards three years' running costs of a drop in service for women from all backgrounds and communities, impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, in and around Birmingham, West Midlands.
Charles Hayward Foundation - Grant to Anawim Women Working Together
£25,000 25/08/2021
Prison In-reach Caseworker
Garfield Weston Foundation - Multi-Year Grant (3 Years) award
£50,000 02/07/2021
36
Unrestricted Grant
Ministry of Justice - Women's Community Sector Core Costs Funding
£100,000 01/04/2021
To support organisations which are developing a whole systems approach to female offenders across the country.
Heart Of England Community Foundation - Grant to Anawim Women Working Together
£2,000 01/03/2021
A grant is requested towards the general running costs of the drop-in centre, which is open to women from all over Birmingham
Ministry of Justice - Women's Community Sector Funding
£50,111 14/01/2021
The womens community sector grants scheme offers £2.5 million in funding for core costs to promote greater financial stability throughout the sector.
AB Charitable Trust - A grant to Anawim Women Working Together
£20,000 08/10/2020
A restricted grant of £20,000 towards the salaries of in-prison caseworkers. Anawim is a women's centre providing holistic services to women in Birmingham. The in-prison caseworkers provide 1-1 ....more
Charles Hayward Foundation - Grant to Anawim Women Working Together
£25,000 28/07/2020
Prison In-reach Caseworker
Garfield Weston Foundation - Multi-Year Grant (3 Years) award
£100,000 03/07/2020
36
Unrestricted Grant
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to Anawim Women Working Together
£180,000 10/06/2020
36
towards three years' salary of a Multiple and Complex Needs Caseworker and a Family Support Worker at a project providing support to vulnerable women in Birmingham
Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government - Domestic Abuse Safe Accommodation: COVID-19 Emergency Support Fund
£43,668 05/06/2020
Organisations providing services and support for vulnerable people, for which there will be increased demand as a result of the COVID-19 crisis
DCMS - Domestic Abuse Safe Accommodation: COVID-19 Emergency Support Fund
£43,668 05/06/2020
NET, Comic Relief and Children in Need will use this funding to provide: increased support to vulnerable people and hidden groups, thus reducing the burden on public services; reach local grassroots ....more
The Pilgrim Trust - Grant to Anawim Women Working Together
£45,000 03/06/2020
36
A three-year grant towards family support services for women with multiple and complex needs in Birmingham
Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government - DOMESTIC ABUSE
£43,668 01/04/2020
A further 25 charities will receive a share of 1 million boost as part of the governments 10 million emergency fund.
Heart Of England Community Foundation - Grant to Anawim Women Working Together
£24,531 13/09/2019
12
Anawim’s website is not fit for purpose. It exists on a platform which requires specific technical knowledge to be properly maintained, so we are unable to update its content, post regular job and ....more
AB Charitable Trust - A grant to Anawim Women Working Together
£20,000 27/06/2019
A restricted grant of £20,000 towards salaries of prison in-reach workers carrying out through the gate work. Anawim is a women's centre which aims to support vulnerable women, through courses and ....more
Ministry of Justice - Female Offenders: Community Investment Fund
£106,245 01/04/2019
To offer support to high risk female offenders, including 1:1 caseworkers and on-site psychologists available to provide specialist mental health support.
Ministry of Justice - Community Investment Fund
£50,208 01/01/2019
To support diversion for women at an early stage of involvement with the Criminal Justice System (CJS).
DCMS - Tampon Tax Community Fund
£10,000 01/01/2019
Improved mental health ongoing counselling, enabling women to share and receive support for deeply embedded traumatic experiences. Access to NHS psychologist led therapeutic courses such as TREM ....more
Heart Of England Community Foundation - Women's Drop In Centre
£10,000 06/12/2018
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to support the costs of the drop-in centre, which offers a front door to Anawim’s services, and free advice and practical and psychological support for women in crisis.
Ministry of Justice - Community Investment Fund
£34,885 07/11/2018
To offer support to high risk female offenders, including 1:1 caseworkers and on-site psychologists available to provide specialist mental health support.
National Lottery Community Fund - Recovery After Loss and Seperation
£9,670 23/08/2018
1
This funding will be used to run a recovery programme, including drum therapy for women. The project aims to provide a supportive environment that will help relieve stress and improve mental health ....more
Barrow Cadbury Trust - Leading change in criminal justice outcomes for women
£105,000 21/01/2017
36
To support Anawim's Director to engage in a senior leadership role within the women's and wider criminal justice sector, and core support to strengthen the organisation’s strategic engagement.
The Clothworkers Foundation - Grant to Anawim - Women Working Together
£100,000 24/02/2016
New building in Birmingham to provide temporary residential accommodation and crèche facilities for women on release from prison
National Lottery Community Fund - Floating Support and mentor coordinator Worker
£68,338 11/01/2016
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Floating Support and mentor coordinator Worker
National Lottery Community Fund - Anawim Prison and Outreach Support
£403,684 04/11/2015
36
A project to extend a prison in-reach and street outreach team, expand a counselling service to include trauma support, resettlement help for women offenders returning from prison, and crisis support ....more
Comic Relief - Specialist Money Advice and Financial Literacy
£206,590 15/07/2015
36
Anawim works with women over the age of 18 who are in prison or on alternatives to custodial sentences and ex-offenders to support their rehabilitation, reintegration into society and reduce the risk ....more
Lankelly Chase Foundation - Grant to Anawim (The English Province of Our Lady of Charity)
£177,882 06/05/2014
To test an alternative model of support for women in the criminal justice system with mental health issues
Barrow Cadbury Trust - Anawim - Mental Health Alternatives to Custody Project
£75,000 25/01/2014
To provide tailored, personalised packages of support to women on Community Payback, specified Activity Orders and cautions. The project aims to divert women away from custody.
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (12)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Age Range of Trustees: 30-79
  • HAZEL JOAN KEMSHALL Appointed: 2022, Occupation: University Professor (Retired, Emeritus Status)
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 22/12/2014, number: 1159706
  • Registered at Companies House on 21/11/2014, number: 09322109
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
  • Investing charity funds policy and procedures
  • Investment
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding policy and procedures
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Serious incident reporting policy and procedures
  • Social media policy and procedures
  • Trustee conflicts of interest policy and procedures
  • Trustee expenses policy and procedures
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
8 returns made; AR22: 7 days late,
Main office

228 MARY STREET
BALSALL HEATH
BIRMINGHAM
B12 9RJ

Objectives

THE OBJECTS OF THE CHARITY (THE OBJECTS) ARE, FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT, THE PROMOTION OF SOCIAL INCLUSION BY PREVENTING VULNERABLE WOMEN AND MEMBERS OF THEIR FAMILIES FROM BEING SOCIALLY EXCLUDED, RELIEVING THE NEEDS OF SUCH PEOPLE WHO ARE SOCIALLY EXCLUDED AND ASSISTING THEM TO INTEGRATE INTO SOCIETY BY ALL MEANS THAT ARE CHARITABLE IN LAW.SOCIALLY EXCLUDED MEANS BEING EXCLUDED FROM SOCIETY, OR PARTS OF SOCIETY, AS A RESULT OF ONE OR MORE OF THE FOLLOWING FACTORS: UNEMPLOYMENT; FINANCIAL HARDSHIP; YOUTH OR OLD AGE; ILL HEALTH (PHYSICAL OR MENTAL); SUBSTANCE ABUSE OR DEPENDENCY INCLUDING ALCOHOL AND DRUGS; DISCRIMINATION ON THE GROUNDS OF SEX, RACE, DISABILITY, ETHNIC ORIGIN, RELIGION, BELIEF, CREED, SEXUAL ORIENTATION OR GENDER RE-ASSIGNMENT; POOR EDUCATIONAL OR SKILLS ATTAINMENT; RELATIONSHIP AND FAMILY BREAKDOWN; POOR HOUSING (THAT IS HOUSING THAT DOES NOT MEET BASIC HABITABLE STANDARDS); CRIME (EITHER AS A VICTIM OF CRIME OR AS AN OFFENDER); ANDVULNERABLE WOMEN MEANS WOMEN WHO HAVE BEEN, OR ARE AT RISK OF BEING, PHYSICALLY, SEXUALLY, EMOTIONALLY OR PSYCHOLOGICALLY ABUSED OR EXPERIENCED HOMELESSNESS, MENTAL, PHYSICAL HEALTH OR SUBSTANCE MISUSE PROBLEMS OR INVOLVED IN PROSTITUTION.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
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