Finance Score: -1
Governance Score: 6
Support Score: 9
  • Spending declining: -1
  • No PartB
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Large volunteers +3
  • Grant maker support: +6
Overall GiG Score: 14 ?

WHITBY HIDDEN IMPAIRMENTS SUPPORT AND HELP 

PROVIDING EDUCATION & INFORMATION TO SUPPORT AND ENABLE PARENTS/CARERS TO MAXIMISE EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR THEIR CHILDRENRAISING PUBLIC AWARENESS OF THE ISSUES AFFECTING INDIVIDUALS, PARENTS / CARERS AND THEIR CHILDREN WITH H.I.PROVIDING WORKSHOPS, FORUMS, AND GENERAL SUPPORTPROVIDING RECREATIONAL AND LEISURE TIME ACTIVITIES FOR INDIVIDUALS, PARENTS /CARERS AND CHILDREN WITH H. I.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has been successful in attracting volunteers relative to its size
  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years
  • A significant proportion of recent income was derived from major grant makers including a Community Foundation
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of gender and dynamic in terms of composition

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • 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
  • Spending is declining
Established: 9 years

www.whishgroup.org.uk

whishgroup@gmail.com

01947 899685

Charity Commission for England and Wales
UN SDGs
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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£95£62£33n/an/an/an/an/a20
31/12/21£35£93£-57n/an/an/an/an/a15
31/12/20£107£53£54n/an/an/an/an/a6
31/12/19£85£73£12n/an/an/an/an/a23
31/12/18£113£106£7£0£0£0n/a023
31/12/17£110£89£21£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/16£46£63£-17£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/15£62£41£21£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
What it does
  • Disability
Who works here?
  • 20 volunteers
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • People With Disabilities
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • North Yorkshire, Redcar And Cleveland,

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
Three Guineas Trust£18,461
Sport England£17,462
DCMS£8,563
Two Ridings Community Foundation£7,000
County Durham Community Foundation£5,000
The Foyle Foundation£5,000
True Colours Trust£5,000
Sir George Martin Trust£5,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Three Guineas Trust - Holiday Playscheme 2023
£5,760 16/05/2023
Holiday Playscheme 2023
County Durham Community Foundation - Moving up
£5,000 16/12/2022
Towards core costs.
Sport England - Jubilee Fund - WHISH Kids Splash & Swim
£9,962 28/11/2022
This project will provide swimming opportunities for children with hidden impairments. Sessions will involve a fun introduction to the swimming pool, including play and inflatables, toys and games ....more
People's Health Trust - Looking to the future
£0 06/09/2022
A two-year project for families in Whitby which include a child with Hidden Impairments. Sessions are provided in a non-judgmental fun space where parents can share their experiences to support their ....more
The Foyle Foundation - Small Grants
£5,000 11/07/2022
towards ongoing costs over the next 12 months (awarded grant in response to coronavirus)
Three Guineas Trust - Holiday Play Scheme 2022
£5,925 19/05/2022
Holiday Play Scheme 2022
Three Guineas Trust - Holiday Play Scheme 2021
£3,330 23/06/2021
Holiday Play Scheme 2021
True Colours Trust - Towards support & tech provision for children with SEND – COVID19 response
£5,000 14/10/2020
Towards support & tech provision for children with SEND – COVID19 response
DCMS - Coronavirus Community Support Fund
£8,563 07/09/2020
"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
Two Ridings Community Foundation - Covid-19
£5,000 16/07/2020
Funding sought to help with core costs (loss of income from usual sources due to Covid-19) to be able to continue to supply/develop their programme of activities/support for parents and children e.g. ....more
Three Guineas Trust - Summer play scheme 2020
£3,446 24/06/2020
Summer play scheme 2020
BBC Children in Need - Grant to WHISH - Whitby Hidden Impairments Support & Help
£3,000 17/06/2020
6
COVID19 - This grant will fund support to disabled children and their families who are feeling isolated due to Covid-19. As a result they will feel more connected and better able to manage.
Sport England - COVID-19 CEF
£7,500 20/05/2020
4
Funding under Sport England's COVID-19 Community Emergency Fund funding programme for a Revenue project titled COVID-19 CEF. This project lists its main activity as Sport participation and capacity ....more
Two Ridings Community Foundation - Covid-19
£2,000 23/04/2020
Funding for online support, and remote support for those without an internet connection, for parents of children with disabilities who are more at risk due to isolation.
Sir George Martin Trust - Grant to WHISH
£2,500 21/11/2019
Core costs for Disability Support & Activities
Sir George Martin Trust - Grant to WHISH
£2,500 21/11/2019
Core costs for Disability Support & Activities
The Leathersellers' Company Charitable Fund - Grant to WHISH - Whitby Hidden Impairments Support & Help
£3,000 20/09/2019
12
Small Grant unrestricted core costs
National Lottery Community Fund - Families Active Together
£9,800 14/02/2019
12
The funding will be used to deliver a range of inclusive and accessible activities for families and young people with hidden impairments. The project aims to build friendships, increase confidence ....more
Masonic Trust - MCF Small Grant
£3,000 22/10/2018
Unrestricted core funding for small charities
Two Ridings Community Foundation - Grant to WHISH - Whitby Hidden Impairments Support & Help
£5,000 12/12/2017
Funding to support the core costs of the group where their primary activities are providing positive experiences for the whole community to reduce isolation and increase confidence.
Co-Operative Group - Grant to WHISH - Whitby Hidden Impairments Suppport & Help
£4,852 29/11/2017
Help provide activities for children with disabilities and impairments with specialised equipment for sensory play.
The Clothworkers Foundation - Grant to Whitby Hidden Impairments Support & Help (WHISH)
£10,000 07/09/2017
purchase of multi-sensory equipment for a charity which works with disabled people in Whitby
BBC Children in Need - Grant to WHISH - Whitby Hidden Impairments Support & Help
£29,850 10/08/2017
36
This project will deliver after school and holiday activities for young people with a hidden impairment to increase confidence, build friendships and reduce isolation and improve emotional and mental ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - WHISH Community Wellbeing Hub
£9,750 18/01/2017
12
This project will increase the services to families in the community through a range of activities including art, dance, music, and relaxation aimed at improving wellbeing.
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (6)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 09/02/2015, number: 1160390
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Bullying and harassment policy and procedures
  • Campaigns and political activity 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
  • 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; all on time
Main office

St. Hilda's Hub
Waterstead Lane
WHITBY
North Yorkshire
YO21 1PF

Objectives

1. TO PROMOTE SOCIAL INCLUSION FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE INHABITANTS OF WHITBY & DISTRICT IN NORTH YORKSHIRE, AND THE SURROUNDING AREA WHO ARE SOCIALLY EXCLUDED FROM SOCIETY, OR PARTS OF SOCIETY AS A RESULT OF A HIDDEN IMPAIRMENT, WITHOUT DISTINCTION OF SEX, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, RACE OR OF POLITICAL, RELIGIOUS OR OTHER OPINIONS BY: A) PROVIDING EDUCATION AND INFORMATION TO SUPPORT AND ENABLE PARENTS AND CARERS TO MAXIMISE EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR THEIR CHILDREN B) RAISING PUBLIC AWARENESS OF THE ISSUES AFFECTING INDIVIDUALS, PARENTS / CARERS AND THEIR CHILDREN WITH HIDDEN IMPAIRMENTS BOTH GENERALLY AND IN RELATION TO THEIR SOCIAL EXCLUSION C) PROVIDING WORKSHOPS, FORUMS, AND GENERAL SUPPORT D) PROVIDING RECREATIONAL AND LEISURE TIME ACTIVITIES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR INDIVIDUALS, PARENTS /CARERS AND CHILDREN WITH HIDDEN IMPAIRMENTS E) PROVIDING RECREATIONAL FACILITIES AND OPPORTUNITIES WHICH DEVELOP SKILLS, CAPACITIES AND CAPABILITIES TO ENABLE THEM TO PARTICIPATE IN SOCIETY AS MATURE AND RESPONSIBLE INDIVIDUALS.2. TO PROMOTE SUCH OTHER CHARITABLE PURPOSES FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT AS ARE EXCLUSIVELY CHARITABLE ACCORDING TO THE LAWS OF ENGLAND AND WALES AS THE TRUSTEES MAY FROM TIME TO TIME DETERMINE.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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