Finance Score: 2
Governance Score: 3
Support Score: 7
  • Strong growth: +2
  • No PartB
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +7
Overall GiG Score: 12 ?

BABY BASICS UK 

Baby Basics works with midwives, health visitors and other agencies to provide essential items such as equipment, clothing and toiletries to families in need for their babies and young children. Baby Basics also works with community groups around the UK to train and equip them to run similar schemes for their communities.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • There has been strong growth in spending over the last 5 years
  • 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 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
Established: 8 years

www.baby-basics.org.uk

info@baby-basics.org.uk

01142787262

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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
31/08/22£470£519£-49n/an/an/an/an/a30
31/08/21£205£209£-4n/an/an/an/an/a1,200
31/08/20£141£137£4n/an/an/an/an/a30
31/08/19£124£71£53n/an/an/an/an/a25
31/08/18£41£42£-1£0£0£0n/a020
31/08/17£72£29£43£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
Listed activities
  • Education/Training
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
How it operates
  • Acts as an umbrella or resource body
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Northern Ireland, Scotland, Throughout England And Wales,
Who it helps
  • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies
  • The General Public/Mankind
Who works here?
  • Unknown number of employees
  • 30 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.

Major supporters in last 5 years
National Lottery Community Fund£191,450
DCMS£47,844
Co-Operative Group£9,351
Rosa UK£3,264
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Co-Operative Group - Grant to Baby Basics Sheffield
£3,244 22/10/2022
We plan to continue to provide a service that improves mental wellbeing and reduces anxiety for families through the provision of essential supplies and equipment for children 0-5yrs.
Co-Operative Group - Grant to Baby Basics West Norfolk
£857 23/10/2021
Baby Basics West Norfolk will continue to provide for mums and their babies during times of crisis. Additional fundraising and donations will enable us to support these vulnerable families.
National Lottery Community Fund - Baby Basics UK
£191,450 07/07/2021
The group will use the funding to cover core operation costs allocating the funding across 51 centres that are operated by grassroot community groups across England. The funding will support centres ....more
Rosa UK - C19 r4-BABBAS-2021
£3,264 30/03/2021
£8,000 has been awarded to support core costs.
DCMS - Coronavirus Community Support Fund
£47,844 29/07/2020
"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
Co-Operative Group - Grant to Baby Basics
£5,250 15/11/2019
We supply essential baby and toddler items to vulnerable new mums and families who are unable to provide them for themselves.
Virgin Money Foundation - Grant to Baby Basics
£250 17/07/2019
Grant through the Heart of the Community Fund used to purchase essential items such as nappies and baby wipes which were then donated to new parents.
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (6)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split
Based on 5/6 persons

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 07/07/2016, number: 1168099
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Event History
Policies in force
  • Complaints handling
  • Conflicting interests
  • Paying staff
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
6 returns made; all on time
Recent reorganisation events:
  • Asset transfer in from THE NINZE CHARITABLE TRUST on 09/08/2023
  • Asset transfer in from INNER WHEEL CLUB OF FOLKESTONE BENEVOLENT FUND on 04/09/2023
Main office

267 Glossop Road
SHEFFIELD
S10 2HB

Objectives

THE OBJECTS OF THE CIO ARE:- THE RELIEF OF POVERTY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM AND ELSEWHERE BY PROVIDING CLOTHING, TOILETRIES AND EQUIPMENT FOR BABIES, CHILDREN AND THEIR PARENTS/CARERS TO PERSONS WHO ARE IN CONDITIONS OF NEED, HARDSHIP OR DISTRESS BY REASON OF THEIR SOCIAL AND/OR ECONOMIC CIRCUMSTANCES. AND/OR CHARITIES, OR OTHER ORGANISATION WORKING WITH PEOPLE IN NEED, HARDSHIP OR DISTRESS BY REASON OF THEIR SOCIAL AND/OR ECONOMIC CIRCUMSTANCES.- THE RELIEF OF POVERTY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM AND ELSEWHERE BY PROVIDING ON-GOING TRAINING, GUIDANCE AND INFORMATION TO TEAMS RUNNING LOCALISED BABY BASICS PROJECTS.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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