Finance Score: 2
Governance Score: 6
Support Score: 4
  • Strong growth: +2
  • No PartB
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +4
Overall GiG Score: 12 ?

MARLOW OPPORTUNITY PLAYGROUP 

Marlow Opportunity Playgroup is a pre-school setting for children with special needs. This CIO has been set up for the future use of the charity which is still operating as an unicorporated charity (number 1108650). We are waiting for a new Ofsted registration before we start operating as a CIO.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • The charity has received backing from a grant maker recently
  • There has been strong growth in spending since inception
  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years
  • 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

Financial Data ?

Income & Spending ?
Sources of Income ?
Y/E Income Spending Surplus/
Deficit
Volun-
teers
31/03/23£280,798£267,259£13,5392
31/03/22£212,276£243,215£-30,9396
31/03/21£248,002£54,433£193,5696
31/03/20£0£0£00
31/03/19£0£0£00
Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
Established: 6 years
Charity Commission for England and WalesFacebook
UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Disability
  • Education/Training
GiG Classification
  • Child day-care services
How it operates
  • Other charitable activities
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
Where it operates
  • Buckinghamshire,
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • People With Disabilities

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
True Colours Trust - Towards group and 1:1 music therapy sessions for children with SEND
£6,475 23/11/2022
Towards group and 1:1 music therapy sessions for children with SEND
Youth Music - Music Still Matters @ MOPS (Part two)
£25,316 29/10/2020
Music Still Matters @ MOPS (Part two)
Youth Music - Music Matters @ MOPS
£29,111 28/06/2018
Music Matters @ MOPS

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 19/03/2018, number: 1177581
Gift Aid
  • NOT registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Other Regulators
  • Ofsted (Office For Standards In Education)
Policies in force
  • Bullying and harassment policy and procedures
  • Campaigns and political activity policy and procedures
  • Complaints handling
  • Complaints policy and procedures
  • Conflicting interests
  • Financial reserves policy and procedures
  • Internal charity financial controls policy and procedures
  • Internal risk management policy and procedures
  • Investing charity funds policy and procedures
  • Investment
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding policy and procedures
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Serious incident reporting policy and procedures
  • Social media policy and procedures
  • Trustee conflicts of interest policy and procedures
  • Trustee expenses policy and procedures
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
5 returns made; all on time
Main office

Scout Association
Scout Hall
Watery Lane
Wooburn Green
HIGH WYCOMBE
HP10 0NE

Objectives

(A)TO ADVANCE THE EDUCATION OF CHILDREN IN PARTICULAR BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY WITH SPECIAL NEEDS THROUGH THE PROVISION OF NURSERY AND PRE-SCHOOL CARE. (B)TO ADVANCE THE EDUCATION AND TRAINING OF PERSONS IN THE PROVISION OF SUCH NURSERY AND PRE-SCHOOL CARE.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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