Finance Score: 2
Governance Score: -3
Support Score: 5
  • Strong growth: +2
  • No PartB
  • Narrow trustee age band: -2
  • Mainly female board: -1
  • Grant maker support: +5
Overall GiG Score: 4 ?

HOME-START LONDON 

Home-Start is a national family support charity helping parents build better lives for their children by offering support, friendship and practical help. As an infrastructure and support organisation, Home-Start London facilitates the delivery of more varied and effective services to a large number of vulnerable families across the Capital, particularly in areas and pockets of extreme deprivation.
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

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • The Board is predominantly female
  • The Board has little diversity in terms of age

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
31/03/23£330£288£42n/an/an/an/an/a2
31/03/22£331£303£28n/an/an/an/an/a0
31/03/21£136£107£29n/an/an/an/an/a0
31/03/20£136£107£29n/an/an/an/an/a0
31/03/19£103£107£-4n/an/an/an/an/a0
31/03/18£55£57£-2£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/17£30£31£-1£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/16*£43£9£34£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
Established: 9 years

julia17roberts@gmail.com

02083710674

Charity Commission for England and Wales
UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Economic/Community Development/Employment
  • Education/Training
  • General Charitable Purposes
GiG Classification
  • Emotional support, counselling or therapy
How it operates
  • Acts as an umbrella or resource body
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides other finance
  • Provides services
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
Where it operates
  • Throughout London,
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • People With Disabilities
  • 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.

Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
The Berkeley Foundation - Match funding payment
£5,900 31/10/2023
Unrestricted match funding payment to October 2023
The Berkeley Foundation - Match funding payment
£5,383 31/07/2023
Unrestricted match funding payment to July 2023
The Berkeley Foundation - Match funding payment
£5,482 30/04/2023
Unrestricted match funding payment to to April 2023
The Berkeley Foundation - Cost of Living Grant
£5,000 26/04/2023
One-off, unrestricted grant
The Berkeley Foundation - Match funding payment
£5,390 31/01/2023
Unrestricted match funding payment to to January 2023
The Berkeley Foundation - Match funding payment
£5,428 31/10/2022
Unrestricted match funding payment to October 2022
The Berkeley Foundation - Match funding payment
£5,428 31/07/2022
Unrestricted match funding payment to July 2022
The Berkeley Foundation - Match Funding payment
£428 30/04/2022
Unrestricted match funding payment to April 2022
The Berkeley Foundation - Foundation award grants
£500 29/03/2022
Unrestricted 2022 Foundation Awards grant
The Berkeley Foundation - Match funding payment
£407 31/01/2022
Unrestricted match funding payment to January 2022
The Berkeley Foundation - Match funding payment
£20,273 31/10/2021
Unrestricted match funding payment to October 2021
The Berkeley Foundation - Covid-19 match funding grant
£5,000 20/04/2021
Unrestricted donation to a charity match funding the amount raised by Berkeley Group staff
City Bridge Trust - Grant to Home-Start London
£31,600 22/03/2021
towards the salary and other costs a new p/t (3dpw) Partnership Manager post as outlined in your application
The Berkeley Foundation - Focus group attendance donation
£100 15/03/2021
Unrestricted donation to a charity in thanks for attending a focus group session
The Berkeley Foundation - Emergency Covid-19 grant
£10,000 13/11/2020
One off unrestricted grant to help the charity with the impact of Covid-19 on its fundraising
City Bridge Trust - Grant to Home-Start London
£50,000 11/09/2020
towards the cost of the continuation of existing and new family support service delivery across London for 6 months as outlined in your application.
The Berkeley Foundation - Berkeley Foundation Awards grant
£3,000 08/09/2020
Unrestricted donation to a charity nominated by the winner of a Berkeley Foundation Award
The Berkeley Foundation - Emergency Covid-19 grant to help mitigate loss of fundraising income
£10,000 28/04/2020
One-off unrestricted, emergency grant to support the Foundation's Designated Charities during the Covid-19 crisis. COVID19 related grant.
City Bridge Trust - Grant to Home-Start London (HSL)
£5,000 09/04/2020
A one-off, unrestricted grant of £5,000, equivalent to one regular quarterly payment for the organisation’s current grant. COVID19
City Bridge Trust - Grant to Home-Start London (HSL)
£100,000 12/11/2019
60
£100,000 (5 x £20,000) over five years towards the salary of the p/t Director.
National Lottery Community Fund - Home-Start in London Promotion Campaign
£10,000 25/01/2019
12
The project will facilitate a volunteer recruitment campaign. The aim is to ensure volunteers are able to support families facing challenges.
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (11)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split
Based on 10/11 persons

Age Range of Trustees: 59-73
Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 12/05/2015, number: 1161629
Gift Aid
  • NOT 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
  • 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
Filing Record
8 returns made; AR16: 2 days late,
Main office

17 EAST END ROAD
STEPHEN'S HOUSE
LONDON
N3 3QE

Objectives

THE PROMOTION OF THE EFFICIENCY AND EFFECTIVENESS OF HOME-START CHARITIES IN LONDON BY PROVIDING SUPPORT TO ADMINISTRATION, INFRASTRUCTURE AND FUNDRAISING THROUGH A CONSORTIUM MODEL AND BUILDING A CO-ORDINATED SERVICE FOR VULNERABLE CHILDREN AND FAMILIES.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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