Finance Score: -5
Governance Score: 3
Support Score: 6
  • Multiple Deficits and declines: -5
  • No PartB
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Grant maker support: +6
Overall GiG Score: 4 ?

THE WELSH ASSOCIATION OF YOUTH CLUBS 

The purpose of Youth Cymru is to research, identify and respond to the needs of young people by developing and delivering programmes that contribute to their lifelong learning in an educational but essentially informal context.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • 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 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
  • Income has been volatile and on several occasions in recent years less than spending

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*£307£352£-45n/an/an/an/an/a50
31/03/22£312£358£-46n/an/an/an/an/a20
31/03/21£411£357£54n/an/an/an/an/a17
31/03/20£328£364£-37n/an/an/an/an/a150
31/03/19£505£376£129£6£550£50816.28451
31/03/18£515£482£33£8£420£4041090
31/03/17£451£413£38£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
Established: 9 years
(32 years as a company)

www.youthcymru.org.uk

mailbox@youthcymru.org.uk

01443827840

Charity Commission for England and WalesCompanies HouseX
UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • General Charitable Purposes
GiG Classification
  • Social youth organisations
How it operates
  • Acts as an umbrella or resource body
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Throughout Wales,
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • People With Disabilities
Who works here?
  • Unknown number of employees
  • 50 volunteers

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
Co-Op Foundation - Cynefin
£69,926 16/07/2022
The project will support marginalised young people to overcome barriers to engaging with existing youth provision - providing a bespoke response to post-pandemic needs. The project will also support ....more
Co-Op Foundation - ReachOut 2.0
£69,952 07/05/2021
The project works with Reachout HUBS to provide direct support for young people at risk of experiencing loneliness, isolation and associated challenges to their wellbeing. This work is supported by a ....more
National Lottery Heritage Fund - Grant to Youth Cymru
£39,300 13/12/2018
All Present: Exploring Youth Heritage in Bridgend
Co-Op Foundation - Reach Out
£136,250 29/11/2018
Young people from more disadvantaged backgrounds will work across Wales to tackle loneliness through youth social action and support to embed learning into national decision making.
Tudor Trust - Grant to Youth Cymru
£50,000 10/05/2018
24
over two years as continuation funding towards the running costs of the Trans*Form project supporting young transgender people across Wales
Spirit of 2012 - Creative Minds
£72,896 18/04/2018
Engaging young champions to better understand experiences of mental health and address the stigma in South Wales using creative art and music. Final amount of grant dispersed may differ due to ....more
Co-Op Foundation - Social Action Youth Hubs
£20,000 20/11/2017
Creating 3 ‘Youth Hubs’ in Wales to support and train young people to get involved with and deliver campaigns, volunteering and fundraising.
Tudor Trust - Grant to Youth Cymru
£20,000 19/05/2017
12
over one year towards the runnign cost of the Trans*Form project supporting young trans people in Wales _x000D_ _x000D_
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (11)
Current Trustees appointed

Age Range of Trustees: 26-74
  • VASILIKI KOLOVOU Appointed: 2023, Occupation: Nhs Public Health Research Officer
  • CAROLINE RYAN Appointed: 2020, Occupation: Head Of Youth & Community
  • GARETH JOHN JONES Appointed: 2020, Occupation: Engagement And Progression Coordinator
  • ROBERT FROST Appointed: 2020, Occupation: Retired Nhs Manager
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 13/10/2015, number: 1163959
  • Registered at Companies House on 17/09/1991, number: 02646433
Gift Aid
  • 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
  • Investing charity funds policy and procedures
  • Investment
  • 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
7 returns made; AR23: 1 days late,
Main office

Youth Cymru
Unit D
Upper Boat Trading Estate
PONTYPRIDD
CF37 5BP

Objectives

THE OBJECTS OF THE CHARITY ARE FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PUBLIC IN WALES, ALONE OR IN CONJUNCTION WITH OTHERS, TO HELP YOUNG PEOPLE TO DEVELOP THEIR PHYSICAL, MENTAL AND SPIRITUAL CAPACITIES THAT THEY GROW TO FULL MATURITY AS INDIVIDUALS AND MEMBERS OF SOCIETY, IN ORDER THAT THEIR CONDITION OF LIFE MAY BE IMPROVED.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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