Finance Score: -3
Governance Score: 6
Support Score: 10
  • Volatile income: -3
  • No PartB
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Large volunteers +3
  • Overall weighted support: +7
Overall GiG Score: 13 ?

YORK LGBT FORUM 

We operate in York and its surrounding environs. Currently we have the following subgroups: Health and Wellbeing, Hate Crime, Bisexual, Older People, Education and Young People and Trans. These groups aims to forward the charitable objects of the York LGBT Forum via, support groups, training and fostering a sentiment of equality in York.
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
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of gender and dynamic in terms of composition

Financial issues to consider:

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

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
31/07/23£26£23£3n/an/an/an/an/a15
31/07/22£46£79£-33n/an/an/an/an/a15
31/07/21£103£81£22n/an/an/an/an/a15
31/07/20£48£38£11n/an/an/an/an/a15
31/07/19£37£34£3n/an/an/an/an/a30
31/07/18£38£27£11£0£0£0n/a00
31/07/17£5£5£0£0£0£0n/a00
31/07/16£3£2£1£0£0£0n/a00

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

www.yorklgbtforum.org.uk

yorklgbtforum@gmail.com

07935200575

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UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Education/Training
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • Human Rights/Religious Or Racial Harmony/Equality Or Diversity
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
GiG Classification
  • Support for specific genders
How it operates
  • Acts as an umbrella or resource body
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides services
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
Where it operates
  • City Of York, North Yorkshire,
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Elderly/Old People
  • Other Defined Groups
  • People With Disabilities

Who supports 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£63,686
DCMS£35,032
Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust£11,104
Two Ridings Community Foundation£10,560
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
National Lottery Community Fund - LGBTQ+ Community Support
£8,360 19/05/2023
The funding will be used to deliver agenda-free weekly groups for LGBTQ+ people alongside additional monthly groups. The project aims to provide a user-led social and safe space for LGBTQ+ people to ....more
Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust - Coffee Socials (2022 - 2023)
£6,940 15/02/2022
Funding towards running coffee socials, a safe space for LGBTQ+ people over 18 to come and meet individuals with a shared life experience and identity, with additional 1:1 support as a stepping-stone ....more
Two Ridings Community Foundation - Co-ordination Work
£5,280 04/02/2022
Grant to York LGBT Forum
Two Ridings Community Foundation - Co-ordination Work
£5,280 31/01/2022
Grant to York LGBT Forum
National Lottery Community Fund - Emergency covid funding
£45,963 25/01/2021
6
The funding will provide support for LGBT young people via trauma-informed support homelessness support community choir peer support group coffee social events self-awareness and development ....more
DCMS - Coronavirus Community Support Fund
£35,032 14/08/2020
"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
National Lottery Community Fund - Mental Health Peer Support Group
£9,363 15/05/2020
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The funding will be used to deliver an online peer support group. The project aims to help members who have reported an increase in anxiety and isolation as a result of COVID-19.
Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust - Coffee Socials
£4,164 05/05/2020
To run a series of 'Coffee Socials', which aim, to bring people from the LGBT communities in York together to reduce their social isolation and gain access to information, advice and support around ....more
LGBT Consortium - Grant to York LGBT Forum
£2,933 29/05/2019
Creation of new social activities to expand provision for LGBT+ communities in York and surrounding rural areas.
Two Ridings Community Foundation - Grant to York LGBT Forum
£4,600 13/06/2018
Funding for a community consultation and development of a business plan and strategy to assist with growth of the charity
Joseph Rowntree Foundation - York LGBT Health and Wellbeing Programme
£3,620 17/05/2018
To fund a number of volunteer led health and wellbeing initiatives, which aim to reduce isolation
Two Ridings Community Foundation - York LGBT Forum School Student Project
£3,850 12/12/2017
Funding to support young LGBT to overcome prejudice and discrimination through providing worthwhile volunteering opportunities and a peer support network.
National Lottery Community Fund - York LGBT Mental Health Peer Support Network
£7,920 13/09/2017
12
The group will run a LGBT mental health peer support network, offering a safe space for participants to meet and access counselling and support services.
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (6)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

  • SUE LISTER Appointed: 2017, Occupation: Director/Actor/Teacher
Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 16/06/2015, number: 1162234
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
  • 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

York LGBT Forum
York CVS
15 Priory Street
York
YO1 6ET

Objectives

THE OBJECTS OF THE CIO ARE:1. TO PROMOTE EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT BY:- THE ELIMINATION OF DISCRIMINATION IN RELATION TO LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, TRANS, INTERSEX, QUEER, QUESTIONING (LGBT) AND ALLIES AND ASSOCIATES LIVING WITHIN THE CITY OF YORK AND ITS ENVIRONS;- CHALLENGING HOMOPHOBIA, BIPHOBIA, TRANSPHOBIA, OR ANY ASSOCIATED NEGATIVE ATTITUDES AND BEHAVIOUR WITHIN SOCIETY; - WORKING WITH PARTNERS AND ORGANISATIONS, PUBLIC AND PRIVATE, IN DEVELOPING INITIATIVES THAT WILL ENHANCE AND SAFEGUARD LGBT PEOPLE'S LIVES, ENSURING THEIR INCLUSION IN ALL ASPECTS OF LIFE, AND THAT THEIR HUMAN RIGHTS ARE PROTECTED; AND BY- ADVANCING EDUCATION, RAISING AWARENESS AND PROMOTING A CULTURE BASED ON EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY. 2. TO PROMOTE SOCIAL INCLUSION FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT BY PREVENTING LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, TRANS, INTERSEX, QUEER, QUESTIONING PEOPLE (LGBT) AND ALLIES AND ASSOCIATES FROM BEING SOCIALLY EXCLUDED FROM SOCIETY ON THE GROUNDS OF SEXUAL ORIENTATION AND GENDER IDENTITY; AND3. TO FURTHER ANY OTHER PURPOSE WHICH IS CHARITABLE ACCORDING TO THE LAW OF ENGLAND AND WALES FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT AS THE TRUSTEES SEE FIT FROM TIME TO TIME.

Defined Area of Benefit:

LOCAL

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Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase

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