Finance Score: -2
Governance Score: 6
Support Score: 6
  • Spending declining: -1
  • Volatile income
  • spending growth: -1
  • No PartB
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Large volunteers +3
  • Grant maker support: +3
Overall GiG Score: 10 ?

NORTH SOMERSET LGBT+ FORUM 

Promoting equality and diversity
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has been successful in attracting volunteers relative to its size
  • 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 and there are significant future grants due to be received
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of gender and 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
  • Spending is declining
  • Income has been volatile recently but spending has been maintained

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
31/10/23£18£18£0n/an/an/an/an/a15
31/10/22£23£23£1n/an/an/an/an/a7
31/10/21£18£14£3n/an/an/an/an/a9
31/10/20*£15£12£3n/an/an/an/an/a12
31/10/19£40£42£-2n/an/an/an/an/a12
31/10/18*£19£19£0£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
Established: 7 years

www.nslgbtforum.com

SUPPORT@NSLGBTFORUM.COM

0843 8865428

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UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • Human Rights/Religious Or Racial Harmony/Equality Or Diversity
  • Other Charitable Purposes
GiG Classification
  • Support for specific genders
How it operates
  • Acts as an umbrella or resource body
  • Other charitable activities
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • North Somerset,
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Elderly/Old People
  • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies
  • People Of A Particular Ethnic Or Racial Origin
  • People With Disabilities
  • 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.

Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Quartet Community Foundation - Grant to North Somerset LGBT+ Forum
£4,971 14/03/2024
9
We would like support to continue holding our weekly drop in sessions for members of the LGBT+ Community, across specific demographics. Over 50's, TransGender/Non-Binary/Gender Questioning, & ....more
Quartet Community Foundation - ORBITAL
£4,991 22/01/2018
12
To cover 6 months rent in their new premises. There is a lack of specific LGBT space, lack of understanding and the support needed.

Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (7)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 06/09/2017, number: 1174545
Gift Aid
  • NOT registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Bullying and harassment policy and procedures
  • Complaints handling
  • Complaints policy and procedures
  • Safeguarding policy and procedures
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Trustee conflicts of interest policy and procedures
  • Trustee expenses policy and procedures
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
6 returns made; AR20: 2 days late, AR18: 25 days late,
Main office

68 Meadow Street
WESTON-SUPER-MARE
Avon
BS23 1QN

Objectives

TO PROMOTE EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT AND IN PARTICULAR THE ELIMINATION OF DISCRIMINATION ON THE GROUNDS OF SEXUAL ORIENTATION OR GENDER IDENTITY OF THOSE LIVING IN NORTH SOMERSET AND THE SURROUNDING AREAS, INCLUDING IN PARTICULAR BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY BY:· RAISING THE AWARENESS OF THE PUBLIC WITH REGARD TO ALL ASPECTS OF DISCRIMINATION IN SOCIETY AND ISSUES AND DIFFICULTIES AFFECTING THE LIVES OF LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL AND TRANSGENDER (LGBT) PEOPLE;· CULTIVATING A SENTIMENT IN FAVOUR OF EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY IN PARTICULAR THROUGH CELEBRATING THE ACHIEVEMENTS OF LGBT PEOPLE AND DIVERSITY OF THE LGBT COMMUNITY;· ADVANCING EDUCATION AND RAISING AWARENESS IN EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY WHETHER BY TEACHING, INTERACTION, PERFORMANCE OR PRODUCING AND/OR DISPLAYING ARTISTIC AND OTHER MATERIALS;· PRODUCING PUBLICATIONS, LECTURES, MEDIA, PROMOTING PUBLIC EVENTS AND EXHIBITIONS, PUBLIC ADVOCACY AND OTHER MEANS OF COMMUNICATIONS;· ASSOCIATION WITH VOLUNTARY ORGANISATIONS, AND/OR GOVERNMENTAL, PUBLIC AND PRIVATE BODIES TO DEVELOP AND MAXIMISE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF VOLUNTARY ORGANISATIONS RUN BY AND FOR LGBT PEOPLE;· STAGING AND PROMOTING LGBT EVENTS AND IN PARTICULAR AN ANNUAL LGBT FESTIVAL;· PROMOTING ACTIVITIES TO FOSTER UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN PEOPLE FORM DIVERSE BACKGROUNDS.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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