Finance Score: -1
Governance Score: 6
Support Score: 8
  • Volatile income
  • spending growth: -1
  • No PartB
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +8
Overall GiG Score: 13 ?

HACRO 

Mission: Our Mission is to offer support for offenders, potential offenders and their families to manage positive change in their lives; to engage with influential partners in the community of Hertfordshire and neighbouring counties; and to work to establish a range of educational and training initiatives with a focus on gaps in provision.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years
  • A significant proportion of recent income was derived from major grant makers including the Government
  • 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 but spending has been maintained
Established: 9 years

www.hacro.org.uk

office@hacro.org.uk

01727854727

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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
31/03/23£198£245£-47n/an/an/an/an/a8
31/03/22£298£298£0n/an/an/an/an/a31
31/03/21£350£234£116n/an/an/an/an/a46
31/03/20£238£206£32n/an/an/an/an/a46
31/03/19£214£158£55n/an/an/an/an/a65
31/03/18£112£108£3£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/17£94£100£-6£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/16£8£26£-19£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
What it does
  • Economic/Community Development/Employment
  • Education/Training
  • Other Charitable Purposes
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
Who works here?
  • 8 volunteers
Who it helps
  • Other Defined Groups
  • The General Public/Mankind
How it operates
  • Makes Grants to Individuals
  • Other charitable activities
  • Provides human resources
  • Provides services
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
Where it operates
  • Bedford, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Northamptonshire,

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
Tudor Trust£102,000
Lloyds Bank Foundation£75,024
Hertfordshire Community Foundation£37,940
AB Charitable Trust£35,000
CHK Foundation£15,000
National Lottery Community Fund£9,970
Bedfordshire and Luton Community Foundation£9,960
DCMS£9,950
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
National Lottery Community Fund - Dedicated Dads
£9,970 06/05/2022
The funding will be used to continue running Dedicated Dads an online assessment and additional sessions for dads who were subject to allegations of domestic violence. The project aims to enable ....more
Hertfordshire Community Foundation - Independent Evaluation of HACRO’s Dedicated Dads programme by criminologists from the School of Law, University of Hertfordshure
£4,905 16/09/2021
Grant to HACRO
Hertfordshire Community Foundation - Dedicated Dads
£9,027 12/07/2021
Grant to HACRO
Tudor Trust - Grant to HACRO
£2,000 10/02/2021
as an additional grant to support staff, volunteer and trustee wellbeing, to assist the organisation deliver its charitable purpose more effectively
AB Charitable Trust - A grant to HACRO
£20,000 21/01/2021
An unrestricted grant of £20,000. HACRO supports people who have been engaged in the criminal justice system through family support and employment/training programmes in Hertfordshire.
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Recovery grant to Hertfordshire Association for the Care & Resettlement of Offenders
£50,000 09/12/2020
24
Unrestricted grant over two years towards the core costs of Hertfordshire Association for the Care & Resettlement of Offenders, awarded under the Foundation's Offending, Prison or Community ....more
Tudor Trust - Grant to HACRO
£100,000 20/11/2020
36
over three years towards salaries and core costs at an organisation in Hertfordshire providing support to people involved in the criminal justice system and their families
DCMS - Coronavirus Community Support Fund
£9,950 25/09/2020
"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
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Variation grant to Hertfordshire Association for the Care & Resettlement of Offenders
£10,024 23/07/2020
Grant to Hertfordshire Association for the Care & Resettlement of Offenders meeting the additional costs of adapting services, premises or implementing other safety measures in response to the ....more
Hertfordshire Community Foundation - Interim Support for Caring Dads Referrals
£4,990 18/05/2020
Grant to HACRO
Hertfordshire Community Foundation - Caring Dads
£5,000 27/01/2020
Grant to HACRO
Hertfordshire Community Foundation - Women's Life Skills courses
£9,018 23/12/2019
Grant to HACRO
CHK Foundation - CHK Main Grant
£15,000 04/12/2019
to support specified work
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to Hertfordshire Association for the Care & Resettlement of Offenders (HACRO) - St Albans
£15,000 20/11/2019
12
This Hertfordshire criminal justice charity delivers a range of projects aimed at improving family relationships and employability skills and mentoring for offenders and those on release, and their ....more
AB Charitable Trust - A grant to HACRO
£15,000 10/10/2019
An unrestricted grant of £15,000. Hacro's objective is to help offenders turn their lives around by focusing on family support, mentoring, education and employment activities.
Hertfordshire Community Foundation - Evaluating outcomes
£5,000 20/09/2019
Grant to HACRO
Bedfordshire and Luton Community Foundation - Grant to HACRO
£9,960 24/06/2019
13
WorkAbility
National Lottery Community Fund - WorkAbility
£9,560 04/10/2018
12
The funding will be used to expand a pilot project which provides a work-readiness programme for offenders serving their sentence in the community. The project will continue activities such as core ....more
Hertfordshire Community Foundation - WorkAbility training
£4,548 25/09/2018
7
Grant to HACRO
The Funding Network - Caring Dads
£3,305 13/09/2018
Caring Dads: 17 week Parenting programme for men accused of Domestic Abuse. Fathers begin to understand the impact of DA on their children and begin to repair the damage.
Hertfordshire Community Foundation - Caring Dads
£8,666 07/08/2018
6
Caring Dads course participants have had allegations of domestic abuse made against them. Many have had contact with their children restricted or denied by their former partner, Children's Services ....more
Woodward Charitable Trust - Towards the Caring Dads project in Hertfordshire
£1,000 23/03/2017
Towards the Caring Dads project in Hertfordshire.
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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 07/08/2015, number: 1163064
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Bullying and harassment policy and procedures
  • Complaints handling
  • Complaints policy and procedures
  • Financial reserves policy and procedures
  • Internal charity financial controls policy and procedures
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding policy and procedures
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Serious incident reporting 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

62-72 VICTORIA STREET
ST ALBANS
AL1 3XH

Objectives

THE OBJECTS OF THE ASSOCIATION SHALL BE TO EDUCATE AND TRAIN AND RELIEVE POVERTY AND SICKNESS AMONG PERSONS WHO ARE SUFFERING, HAVE SUFFERED OR MIGHT SUFFER A LEGAL RESTRICTION ON THEIR LIBERTY IN ANY PENAL OR CORRECTIONAL ESTABLISHMENT OR THROUGH ANY MEANS WHATEVER AND THE FAMILIES OF SUCH PERSONS IN SUCH WAYS AS THE ADMINISTRATIVE TRUSTEES THINK FIT AND TO FURTHER AND PROMOTE THE STUDY OF AND RESEARCH INTO ALL ASPECTS AND METHODS OF THE PREVENTION OF CRIME AND DELINQUENCY AND TO OBTAIN AND MAKE RECORDS OF AND DISSEMINATE INFORMATION CONCERNING THE SAME, AND TO PROMOTE, SUPPORT OR CARRY ON EITHER ALONE OR IN CO-OPERATION WITH ANY BODY, AUTHORITY, OR PERSON, ANY PROJECT OR SCHEME IN CONNECTION WITH ANY METHODS OF THE PREVENTION OF CRIME AND DELINQUENCY AND TO PROVIDE MONEYS FOR SUCH PURPOSES WHETHER BY WAY OR LOAN OR OTHERWISE, WITHIN THE AREA OF THE COUNTY OF HERTFORDSHIRE AND SUCH OTHER NEARBY ENGLISH COUNTIES AS MAY FROM TIME TO TIME BE DETERMINED BY THE TRUSTEES.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
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