Finance Score: 2
Governance Score: -4
Support Score: 8
  • Strong growth: +2
  • No PartB
  • No volunteer policy: -2
  • No conflicts policy: -1
  • Only 4 Trustees: -1
  • Large volunteers +3
  • Grant maker support: +5
Overall GiG Score: 6 ?

SAY APHASIA 

Say Aphasia is a charity that supports people living with aphasia. Aphasia is a communication disability which occurs when the communication centres of the brain are damaged. Say Aphasia offer a drop-in group based in the UK. The group is open for anyone with aphasia to attend. The group provides an opportunity to socialise and meet other people experiencing similar challenges.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has been successful in attracting volunteers relative to its size
  • The charity has received backing from multiple prominent grant makers recently
  • There has been strong growth in spending over the last 5 years
  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • Although this charity works with volunteers it does not have a Volunteer Management policy
  • This charity does not have a Conflict of Interests policy
  • There are only 4 trustees

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

www.sayaphasia.org

colin@sayaphasia.org

07796143118

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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
28/09/23£77£58£20n/an/an/an/an/a26
28/09/22£43£48£-5n/an/an/an/an/a20
28/09/21£52£31£21n/an/an/an/an/a13
28/09/20£46£35£11n/an/an/an/an/a1
28/09/19£24£23£1n/an/an/an/an/a3
28/09/18£11£9£2£0£0£0n/a00
28/09/17£9£8£2£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
What it does
  • Disability
  • Education/Training
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • Recreation
Who works here?
  • 26 volunteers
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Elderly/Old People
  • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies
  • People With Disabilities
  • The General Public/Mankind
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides services
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
Where it operates
  • Throughout England,

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
Sussex Community Foundation£27,852
DCMS£10,000
National Lottery Community Fund£6,990
The Foyle Foundation£5,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Sussex Community Foundation - Grant to Say Aphasia
£9,852 14/07/2023
Funding was provided towards the running costs of drop-in groups.
Sussex Community Foundation - Grant to Say Aphasia
£5,000 11/03/2022
Funding was provided to pay for their technology inclusion project, teaching their service users how to use technology such as ipads and smart phones to communicate.
Sussex Community Foundation - Zooming Great
£3,000 26/01/2022
Funding was provided to enable them to purchase 6 ipads to loan to participants and run support sessions to teach participants how to access zoom.
County Durham Community Foundation - Grant to Say Aphasia
£500 05/01/2022
To support a new drop-in centre in Darlington.
Sussex Community Foundation - Grant to Say Aphasia
£5,000 18/11/2020
5
Funding was provided towards staff costs.
DCMS - Coronavirus Community Support Fund
£10,000 23/09/2020
"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
Sussex Community Foundation - Grant to Say Aphasia
£5,000 04/05/2020
The charity provides regular drop in groups to allow people with Aphasia to meet others in the same situation. It allows a space for people with Aphasia to communicate with like-minded people and ....more
The Foyle Foundation - Small Grants
£5,000 04/02/2020
towards annual running costs of the charity supporting those affected by Aphasia
National Lottery Community Fund - The Crafty Dog Festival
£6,990 19/09/2019
12
The Crafty Dog Festival
Co-Operative Group - Grant to Say Aphasia
£10,090 19/11/2018
We want to buy a mini-bus for our drop-in centre because some people that have aphasia can't get a bus or a car and can't go out.
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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 27/10/2016, number: 1169933
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Complaints policy and procedures
  • Financial reserves policy and procedures
  • Internal charity financial controls policy and procedures
  • Internal risk management policy and procedures
  • Safeguarding policy and procedures
  • Serious incident reporting policy and procedures
  • Trustee expenses policy and procedures
Filing Record
7 returns made; all on time
Recent reorganisation events:
  • Asset transfer in from LIVING WITH APHASIA on 05/10/2022
Main office

9 Gatton Park Lane
BRIGHTON
BN1 5BQ

Objectives

THE OBJECT OF THE CIO IS THE RELIEF OF PERSONS WITH APHASIA and associated acquired communication difficulties after a stroke, head injury or brain tumour AND THEIR FAMILIES AND CARERS BY THE PROVISION OF SUCH CHARITABLE SUPPORT AS THE TRUSTEES THINK FIT, INCLUDING THE PROVISION OF THERAPY, SUPPORT AND INFORMATION.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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