Finance Score: 8
Governance Score: 3
Support Score: 12
  • Liabilities <10%: +3
  • Strong growth: +2
  • Fundraising costs low: +3
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +12
Overall GiG Score: 23 ?

SETTLE SUPPORT 

Settle designs and delivers support programmes to vulnerable young people in London. We deliver group and 1:1 support that equips young people with the skills needed to manage their money, health and home.
Analysis by Giving is Great

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 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 dynamic in terms of composition

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • Over half the Board have joined 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
31/03/23£760£678£82£55£626£3626.4141
31/03/22£578£516£62£47£544£2535.9101
31/03/21£575£387£188£46£483£1404.391
31/03/20£355£210£145n/an/an/an/an/a0
31/03/19£230£119£111n/an/an/an/an/a0
31/03/18£109£87£21£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/17*£36£45£-9£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/16*£58£31£26£0£0£0n/a00

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 7.2%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 8.1%
Senior Staff Costs/Total Spending: 12%
Highest pay band: £60,000-£70,000
Liabilities/Assets: 7%
Liabilities/Income: 6%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 58%
Reserves/Spending: 6.4 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 11 months
Quick Ratio: 14.5
Asset Split ?
Established: 9 years

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UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
GiG Classification
  • Emotional support, counselling or therapy
How it operates
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Kent, Throughout London,
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Other Defined Groups

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£591,712
Henry Smith Charity£297,000
Garfield Weston Foundation£125,000
Lloyds Bank Foundation£107,360
John Lyon's Charity£96,580
Greenwood Place£50,000
Charles Hayward Foundation£50,000
Hyde Charitable Trust£40,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£50,000 19/09/2023
Supporting 218 young people with the life skills development they need to prevent youth homelessness
Hyde Charitable Trust - Settle Early Tenancy Mentoring
£10,000 26/04/2023
Settle Early Tenancy Mentoring
John Lyon's Charity - Uplift grant to Settle Support
£3,100 17/12/2022
Cost-of-Living Uplift
Lloyds Bank Foundation - One off gift towards cost of living crisis to Settle Support
£2,250 14/12/2022
One off gift to support with the cost of living crisis
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to Settle Support
£180,000 06/12/2022
36
towards three years' continuation funding of the salary and on costs of the CEO at an organisation providing support for vulnerable young people at risk of homelessness in London.
Hyde Charitable Trust - Settle Early Tenancy Mentoring
£10,000 15/11/2022
Settle Early Tenancy Mentoring
Greenwood Place - Grant to Settle Support
£40,000 15/10/2022
Unrestricted funding
Charles Hayward Foundation - Grant to Settle
£25,000 25/03/2022
Settle support programme for young people at risk of homelessness
Hyde Charitable Trust - Settle Early Tenancy Mentoring
£20,000 23/03/2022
Settle Early Tenancy Mentoring
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to Settle Support
£117,000 11/03/2022
36
towards three years' running costs of a project providing support for young people with complex needs, aged 18 - 25, who are at risk of homelessness and have been impacted by COVID-19, across London.
National Lottery Community Fund - Sustainably scaling Settle to prevent youth homelessness
£499,853 11/02/2022
The project is using funding to support young care leavers aged 18-25 at risk of eviction to feel empowered live independently and sustain their tenancies. The project will deliver one to one support ....more
Crisis UK - Grant to Settle
£25,000 07/02/2022
We are funding a Programme Officer to deliver Settle's programme for young people aged 18-25 living independently for the first time, providing support with tenancies, finances and wellbeing in ....more
Greenwood Place - Grant to Settle Support
£10,000 27/11/2021
Unrestricted funding
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£50,000 24/09/2021
Scaling Settle to Prevent Youth Homelessness
John Lyon's Charity - Capacity Building grant to Settle Support
£480 18/09/2021
Goodwork Capacity Building - Crisis Communications
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 London Community Foundation - Grant to Settle Support
£6,480 12/02/2021
5
We are requesting funding to support a total of 24 18-25 year olds who are at risk of becoming homeless with: - remote interpreter service support where young people and Programme Officers need ....more
The Berkeley Foundation - Emergency Covid-19 grant
£20,000 15/01/2021
Funding for a bespoke counselling service for young people on Settle's programmes who need further mental health support
Charles Hayward Foundation - Grant to Settle
£25,000 11/01/2021
Settle support programme for young people at risk of homelessness
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Variation grant to Settle Support
£5,110 23/07/2020
Grant to Settle Support meeting the additional costs of adapting services, premises or implementing other safety measures in response to the Covid pandemic.
John Lyon's Charity - Main grant to Settle Support
£93,000 18/06/2020
36
Tenancy Mentoring Programme
National Lottery Community Fund - Settle Covid-19 Response
£91,859 18/06/2020
8
The funding will be used to deliver one-to-one and group mentoring for young people with the aim of equipping them with the life skills they need to transition into adulthood.
Westminster Foundation - Covid 19 response Fund
£4,364 08/04/2020
3
Supermarket Food Vouchers for vulnerable young people. (Covid-19)
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£25,000 24/07/2019
Settle Tenancy Mentoring Programme
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to Settle Support
£100,000 17/07/2019
36
Settle supports vulnerable young people including care leavers, young parents and those who are vulnerably housed, across London maintain their tenancies through their programme of 1-1 tenancy, ....more
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to Settle Support
£122,000 12/06/2019
36
towards three years' salary of the CEO of a project providing support to vulnerable young people at risk of homelessness in London
The Funding Network - Programme Manager Recruitment
£21,275 12/11/2018
The aim of the project is to hire and train a Programme Manager who can manage and lead on Settle's delivery operations.
The Fore - Grant to Settle Support
£30,000 01/04/2018
24
Settle works to prevent youth homelessness by equipping at-risk young people with the skills needed to manage their money, home and health as they move into their first home. Through its core ....more
The Fore - Grant to Settle
£30,000 29/03/2018
24
The Fore will provide funding to free up the CEO so that he can focus on scaling existing programmes, refining Settle’s overall strategy and developing new services.
Nesta - AC00742
£20,000 15/03/2018
7
Inclusive Economy Partnership 2.0 programme grant to Settle Support Grant Ref AC00742
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (8)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 24/06/2015, number: 1162399
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
  • 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
Filing Record
8 returns made; AR17: 1 days late, AR16: 1 days late,
Main office

The Dock
Tobacco Dock
Wapping Lane
London

Objectives

THE OBJECTS OF THE CHARITY ARE, FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT:(1) TO RELIEVE THOSE IN NEED BY REASON OF HOMELESSNESS OR ADVERSE HOUSING CONDITIONS; AND(2) TO PREVENT AND RELIEVE POVERTY AMONGST HOMELESS AND FORMERLY HOMELESS PEOPLE.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase

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