Finance Score: 0
Governance Score: 5
Support Score: 0
  • No PartB
  • No conflicts policy: -1
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • No supporters identified
Overall GiG Score: 5 ?

ONCE UPON A SMILE LIMITED 

Children bereavement support, financial support, respite breaks
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • The charity has received modest backing from several prominent grant makers recently
  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of age and dynamic in terms of composition

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • This charity does not have a Conflict of Interests policy

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.onceuponasmile.org.uk

Info@onceuponasmile.org.uk

01612369077

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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£331£321£10n/an/an/an/an/a5
31/08/21£272£227£45n/an/an/an/an/a0
31/08/20£342£240£102n/an/an/an/an/a15
31/08/19£377£265£112n/an/an/an/an/a30
31/08/18£431£424£7£0£0£0n/a030
31/08/17£55£70£-15£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
What it does
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
Who works here?
  • 5 volunteers
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides other finance
Where it operates
  • Throughout England And Wales,

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
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to Once Upon a Smile
£1,860 03/07/2023
24
towards the cost of a two-night residential trip to Children's Adventure Farm, for 36 children who have experienced the death of a parent or sibling from across Greater Manchester.
Virgin Money Foundation - Grant to Once Upon a Smile
£2,000 25/03/2020
Grant through the Heart of the Community Fund to purchase resources for their groups such as paints and memory jars.

Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (5)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Age Range of Trustees: 32-70
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 04/01/2017, number: 1170975
  • Registered at Companies House on 22/10/2015, number: 09836201
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Complaints handling
  • Paying staff
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
6 returns made; all on time
Main office

62 - 66
Deansgate
Manchester
M3 2EN

Objectives

TO RELIEVE THE NEEDS OF, AND PROTECT AND PROMOTE GOOD HEALTH OF, BEREAVED FAMILIES IN PARTICULAR BUT EXCLUSIVELY BY THE PROVISION OF BEREAVEMENT COUNSELLING, PRACTICAL SUPPORT AND ADVICE AND GRANTS OF FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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