Finance Score: 8
Governance Score: 9
Support Score: 17
  • Liabilities <10%: +3
  • Strong growth: +2
  • Fundraising costs low: +3
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Large volunteers +5
  • Grant maker support: +12
Overall GiG Score: 34 ?

CHAPTER ONE (U.K.) LTD 

At Chapter One, we want to create a world where all children have the literacy skills needed to thrive, so we provide one to one reading support at the time they need it most. We provide thousands of children across the UK with online reading volunteers, and also run an early literacy intervention programme. Please visit our website to learn more about our work!
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has been very successful in attracting volunteers relative to its size
  • The charity has received backing from several prominent grant makers recently
  • This charity has a robust balance sheet
  • There has been strong growth in spending since inception
  • There have been no income shortfalls in recent years
  • Fundraising costs are unusually low relative to funds raised
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of age and gender and dynamic in terms of composition

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
31/07/23£959£835£124£34£620£5658.1222,108
31/07/22£692£467£224£8£497£41810.7131,599
31/07/21£457£263£194n/an/an/an/an/a956
31/07/20£254£198£56n/an/an/an/an/a580
31/07/19£180£166£14n/an/an/an/an/a400
Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 3.5%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 4.1%
Senior Staff Costs/Total Spending: 11%
Highest pay band: £70,000-£80,000
Liabilities/Assets: 3%
Liabilities/Income: 2%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 91%
Reserves/Spending: 8.1 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 8 months
Quick Ratio: 22.8
Asset Split ?
Established: 6 years

www.chapterone.org/uk

communityuk@chapterone.org

02072671264

Charity Commission for England and WalesCompanies House
UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Education/Training
GiG Classification
  • Academic support
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
Where it operates
  • Scotland, Throughout England,
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People

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
Masonic Trust£47,247
Leeds Community Foundation£36,725
Dulverton Trust£30,199
The Fore£30,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Masonic Trust - MCF Large Grant
£47,247 20/07/2023
Online Reading Volunteers for children in Doncaster
The Shears Foundation - Innovations for Learning UK
£5,500 12/01/2023
TutorMate: online reading support for Bradford’s disadvantaged children
Leeds Community Foundation - TutorMate - online reading support for Bradford's disadvantaged children
£28,552 16/11/2022
Grant to Innovations for Learning
Sir George Martin Trust - Grant to Innovations for Learning
£2,000 07/07/2022
Core costs for Youth Welfare & Education
Wates Family Enterprise Trust - Tutormate programme-Nov 2021-Family light touch
£1,500 15/11/2021
Our TutorMate programme which this grant will support targets young children (aged 5 to 7) who are struggling and, by pairing them with a positive, committed adult who helps them practise reading and ....more
The Fore - Grant to Innovations for Learning UK
£30,000 06/07/2021
12
Innovations for Learning (IFL) helps children to fulfil their potential, to contribute to their community and ultimately to gain employment through its core programme, TutorMate, ....more
Dulverton Trust - Online reading tutors for disadvantaged children in the North East
£30,199 09/06/2021
Online reading tutors for disadvantaged children in the North East
Sir George Martin Trust - Grant to Innovations for Learning
£3,000 08/03/2021
Core costs for Youth Welfare & Education
Sir George Martin Trust - Grant to Innovations for Learning
£3,000 08/03/2021
Core costs for Youth Welfare & Education
Leeds Community Foundation - TutorMate - vital reading practice for Bradford's disadvantaged children
£8,173 12/05/2020
10
Grant to Innovations for Learning
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (9)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Age Range of Trustees: 33-69
  • JONATHAN LLOYD Appointed: 2024, Occupation: Head Of Digital Learning And Ai
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 21/08/2018, number: 1179625
  • Registered at Companies House on 18/12/2017, number: 11116416
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Bullying and harassment 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
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding policy and procedures
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Serious incident reporting policy and procedures
  • Trustee conflicts of interest policy and procedures
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
5 returns made; all on time
Main office

4 TORRIANO COTTAGES
TORRIANO AVENUE
LONDON
NW5 2TA

Objectives

THE OBJECTS OF THE CHARITY ARE TO ADVANCE EDUCATION FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PUBLIC IN PARTICULAR (BUT WITHOUT LIMITATION) IN THE FIELD OF LITERACY.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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