Overall Score: 9 based on 10 data points
Finance: 1
Governance: 3
Support: 5
(no PartB)
Reasonable growth: +1,
Gender balanced board: +3,
Supporters: +5

SPACE YOUTH PROJECT 

We support young people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans or are questioning their sexuality or gender identity in Dorset, including Bournemouth and Poole. We also raise awareness of the challenges face by this group of young people to reduce incidences of homophobia, biphobia and transphobia.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • There has been reasonable growth in spending over the last 3 years relative to the previous period
  • 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

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • One or more trustees receive payments or benefits from the charity for providing services to the charity

Financial issues to consider:

  • A PartB annual return has not been required and so detailed financial information is not available from the online data
Established: 7 years

http://www.spaceyouthproject.co.uk/

info@spaceyouthproject.co.uk

07973405280

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This Charity did not raise funds from the public in its latest financial period
UN SDGs
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Financial Data ?

Income & Spending ?
Sources of Income ?
Y/E Income Spending Surplus/
Deficit
Volun-
teers
31/03/23£274,322£189,708£84,61432
31/03/22£200,069£178,558£21,51139
31/03/21£171,321£119,080£52,24127
31/03/20£166,658£124,499£42,15956
31/03/19£124,178£131,783£-7,60550
31/03/18£124,098£133,656£-9,5580
31/03/17£96,443£99,101£-2,6580

What it does
  • Disability
  • Economic/Community Development/Employment
  • Education/Training
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • Human Rights/Religious Or Racial Harmony/Equality Or Diversity
  • Recreation
Who works here?
  • 32 volunteers
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Other Defined Groups
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Bournemouth, Devon, Dorset, Hampshire, Isle Of Wight, Poole, Wiltshire,

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:
The National Lottery Community Fund£265,236
BBC Children in Need£135,493
DCMS£9,960
LGBT Consortium£8,767

Specific Donations

Amount When
Months
To be used for
DCMS
£9,960 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
The National Lottery Community Fund
£265,236 06/01/2020
59
Space Youth Project is a LGBT+ charity for young people across the county of Dorset that enables them to develop their skills and strengthens their personal resilience to manage change, as well as ....more
LGBT Consortium
£8,767 03/06/2019
Organisational Sustainability
BBC Children in Need
£135,493 28/02/2019
36
The project provides weekly support for young people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or questioning their gender. It gives young people access to a safe space to make friends and ....more

Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (4)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 28/06/2016, number: 1167902
  • 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
Recent reorganisation events:
  • Asset transfer in from SPACE YOUTH PROJECT on 19/03/2019
Main office

C/O BOURNEMOUTH & POOLE COLLEGE
NORTH ROAD
POOLE
BH14 0LS

Objectives

1. TO ADVANCE IN LIFE AND RELIEVE NEEDS OF YOUNG PEOPLE UNDER THE AGE OF 25 WHO ARE LESBIAN, BISEXUAL, GAY, TRANS AND QUESTIONING (LGBTQ) THROUGH:A) THE PROVISION OF EDUCATIONAL, RECREATIONAL AND LEISURE TIME ACTIVITIES PROVIDED IN THE INTEREST OF SOCIAL WELFARE, DESIGNED TO IMPROVE THEIR CONDITIONS IN LIFE;B) PROVIDING ADVICE, SUPPORT AND ACTIVITIES WHICH DEVELOP THEIR SKILLS, CAPACITIES AND CAPABILITIES TO ADVANCE EDUCATION AND ENABLE THEM TO PARTICIPATE IN SOCIETY AS MATURE AND RESPONSIBLE INDIVIDUALS.2. THE PROMOTION OF EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT BY:A) THE ELIMINATION OF DISCRIMINATION ON THE GROUNDS OF SEXUAL ORIENTATION AND GENDER IDENTITY;B) ADVANCING EDUCATION AND RAISING AWARENESS IN EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY ISSUES FACED BY PEOPLE OF ALL AGES WHO ARE LGBTQ ANDC) CULTIVATING A SENTIMENT IN FAVOUR OF EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY TO RECREATE A SAFE ENVIRONMENT WHERE LGBTQ PEOPLE CAN PROMOTE AND EXPLORE THEIR CULTURE AND WORK IN THE INTERESTS OF THE PUBLIC BENEFIT TO REMOVE ANY SOCIAL EXCLUSION.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
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