Finance Score: 0
Governance Score: 3
Support Score: 11
  • Strong growth: +2
  • Deficit latest year: -2
  • No PartB
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Large volunteers +5
  • Grant maker support: +6
Overall GiG Score: 14 ?

MOVE THE MASSES 

We run projects, activities and campaigns to create healthy communities by enabling people to improve their wellbeing through movement.We promote free-to-access outdoor gym facilities and educate the public on how to use this equipment safely and effectively.We run a walking buddy service called Move Mates where volunteers walk with people who would otherwise struggle to leave their homes.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has been very successful in attracting volunteers relative to its size
  • There has been strong growth in spending since inception
  • 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
  • The Board appears to be dynamic in terms of composition

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • Over half the Board have joined recently

Financial issues to consider:

  • A PartB annual return has not been required and so detailed financial information is not available from the online data
  • Income was significantly lower than spending in the latest year
Established: 6 years

https://movethemasses.org.uk

hello@movethemasses.org.uk

01904 373017

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Financial Data ?

Income & Spending ?
Sources of Income ?
Y/E Income Spending Surplus/
Deficit
Volun-
teers
30/06/23£103,254£129,136£-25,882255
30/06/22£194,301£89,730£104,571235
30/06/21£97,963£90,599£7,364185
30/06/20£59,222£40,211£19,011140
30/06/19£22,867£16,756£6,11133
Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
What it does
  • Amateur Sport
  • Disability
  • Economic/Community Development/Employment
  • Recreation
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
Who works here?
  • 255 volunteers
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Elderly/Old People
  • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies
  • Other Defined Groups
  • People Of A Particular Ethnic Or Racial Origin
  • People With Disabilities
  • The General Public/Mankind
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides other finance
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Throughout England,

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
DCMS£49,368
Two Ridings Community Foundation£22,520
Leeds Community Foundation£10,000
National Lottery Community Fund£10,000
County Durham Community Foundation£5,500
Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust£4,550
Co-Operative Group£2,941
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Co-Operative Group - Grant to Move Mates
£2,941 21/10/2023
We would like to train our volunteers to respond to mental health crises or suicide concerns amongst our participants, and enable us to support those affected by bereavement and dementia.
County Durham Community Foundation - Move Mates Durham
£5,500 28/03/2023
The Move Mates Durham project.
Masonic Trust - MCF Matched Funding
£360 08/02/2023
Unrestricted matched funding in partnership with the local masonic province
Leeds Community Foundation - Move Mates Leeds
£10,000 10/01/2023
Grant to Move the Masses
Two Ridings Community Foundation - Move Mates Pocklington
£4,820 20/10/2022
Funding for equipment and volunteer expenses to enable the Move Mates project to expand to cover Pocklington and Stamford Bridge.
Two Ridings Community Foundation - Grant to Move the Masses
£5,700 09/09/2021
Funding to rent office space in central York to be able to have more volunteers and have a more accessible location, opening up volunteering opportunities. Deman throughout the pandemic has been high ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Move Mates York
£10,000 12/03/2021
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The funding will be used to enable the organisation to continue with their exercise well-being and befriending programme. The aim is to reduce anxieties of getting out into the community to enjoy ....more
DCMS - VSCE CMC Fund
£14,925 04/09/2020
NET, Comic Relief and Children in Need will use this funding to provide: increased support to vulnerable people and hidden groups, thus reducing the burden on public services; reach local grassroots ....more
DCMS - Coronavirus Community Support Fund
£34,443 29/07/2020
"The fund aims to:1) To reduce closures of essential charities that provide essential services to vulnerable groups during the COVID-19 crisis by ensuring they have the financial resources to ....more
Two Ridings Community Foundation - Covid-19
£10,000 03/06/2020
Funding to contribute to running costs which will allow the group to continue their crisis response using volunteers to deliver food,medicine and other essentials to vulnerable people in York,
Two Ridings Community Foundation - Covid19
£2,000 02/04/2020
Funding to recruit and mobilise volunteers to undertake food and medicine deliveries to older and vulnerable people in the York area.
Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust - Move Mates
£4,550 25/02/2020
To increase capacity building and organisational development work, specifically relating to the organisation’s ‘Move Mates’ project
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (5)
Current Trustees appointed

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 28/08/2018, number: 1179679
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Bullying and harassment policy and procedures
  • Complaints policy and procedures
  • 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
  • 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

Move the Masses
20 Falsgrave Crescent
YORK
YO30 7AZ

Objectives

FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT, THE PROMOTION OF PHYSICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH OF PEOPLE THROUGHOUT ENGLAND, THROUGH THE PROVISION OF INFORMATION, SIGNPOSTING, EDUCATION AND OPPORTUNITIES TO PARTICIPATE IN PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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