Finance Score: 3
Governance Score: 5
Support Score: 9
  • Strong growth: +2
  • Deficit latest year: -2
  • Fundraising costs low: +3
  • No conflicts policy: -1
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +9
Overall GiG Score: 17 ?

HOPE FOR THE FUTURE 

Our vision is to see communities and their elected representatives across the UK come together to take decisive action on climate change.
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Positives:

  • The charity has received backing from a grant maker recently
  • There has been strong growth in spending over the last 5 years
  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years
  • Fundraising costs are unusually low relative to funds raised
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of gender and dynamic in terms of composition

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • This charity does not have a Conflict of Interests policy
  • Over half the Board have joined recently

Financial issues to consider:

  • Income was lower than spending in the latest year

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
31/12/22£876£987£-112£37£488£4885.9260
31/12/21£961£709£252£56£599£5288.9220
31/12/20£645£391£254£13£347£2878.81215
31/12/19£222£163£59n/an/an/an/an/a15
31/12/18£101£80£21£0£0£0n/a010
31/12/17£42£26£17£0£0£0n/a00

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 4.3%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 3.8%
Highest pay band: Less than £60,000
Liabilities/Assets: 9%
Liabilities/Income: 6%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 100%
Reserves/Spending: 5.9 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 6 months
Quick Ratio: 6.5
Asset Split ?
Established: 7 years

www.hftf.org.uk

info@hftf.org.uk

01143035818

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UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Economic/Community Development/Employment
  • Education/Training
  • Environment/Conservation/Heritage
GiG Classification
  • Land or water management
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
Where it operates
  • Northern Ireland, Scotland, Throughout England,
Who it helps
  • The General Public/Mankind

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
Joseph Rowntree Foundation£260,000
John Ellerman Foundation£24,752
Samworth Foundation£19,750
Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, UK Branch£6,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Joseph Rowntree Foundation - Grant to Hope for the Future
£110,000 08/07/2023
Core costs
John Ellerman Foundation - Support of Councils project.
£24,752 29/09/2021
12
Support of Councils project.
Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, UK Branch - Hope for the Future
£6,000 18/03/2021
Commissioning an evaluator to work with a community of practitioners who are undertaking public engagement work in advance of COP26, to co-design and test an evaluation framework for public ....more
Joseph Rowntree Foundation - Grant to Hope for the Future
£150,000 10/07/2020
36
Core costs
Samworth Foundation - Covid-19 Emergency Grant
£19,750 03/06/2020
12
Financial support for the purchase of IT equipment and software during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Funding Network - Local Training for Transformative Climate Lobbying
£30,571 04/06/2019
The project aims to respond to climate campaigners' training needs, offering support to those who need it the most and where local lobbying will have the greatest impact.

Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (6)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 23/06/2017, number: 1173547
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Complaints handling
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
6 returns made; all on time
Main office

THE WORKSTATION
15 PATERNOSTER ROW
SHEFFIELD
S1 2BX

Objectives

TO PROMOTE THE CONSERVATION, PROTECTION AND IMPROVEMENT OF THE PHYSICAL AND NATURAL ENVIRONMENT, PARTICULARLY WITH REGARD TO CLIMATE CHANGE AND GLOBAL WARMING, IN ACCORDANCE WITH CHRISTIAN PRINCIPLES.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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