Finance Score: -2
Governance Score: 9
Support Score: 4
  • Liabilities <10%: +3
  • Excess reserves: -5
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +4
Overall GiG Score: 11 ?

HAMMERSMITH & FULHAM YOUTH ZONE 

Hammersmith & Fulham Youth Zone exists to help and educate young people resident in the London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham and surrounding areas. Providing an inspiring environment and positive activities to spend their leisure time and by promoting their full potential in order that they may grow to maturity as individuals and members of society, and that their conditions in life may improve.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • The charity has received modest backing from several prominent grant makers recently
  • This charity has a robust balance sheet
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of age and gender and dynamic in terms of composition

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • Over half the Board have joined recently

Financial issues to consider:

  • This charity has substantial assets and unrestricted reserves of £1,991,012 available, equivalent to 2693 months of spending and so may not be able to utilise additional funding

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
31/03/23£4,209£9£4,200£0£5,817£1,9912692.701
31/03/22£1,292£8£1,284£2£1,616£641992.800
31/03/21£125£2£124n/an/an/an/an/a0
31/03/20*£210£1£209n/an/an/an/an/a0
Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 0%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 0%
Highest pay band: Less than £60,000
Liabilities/Assets: 0%
Liabilities/Income: 0%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 34%
Reserves/Spending: 2692.7 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 3059 months
Quick Ratio: 183.3
Asset Split ?
Established: 6 years
(7 years as a company)

https://westyouthzone.org/

enquiries@westyouthzone.org

01204362128

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UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Amateur Sport
  • Arts/Culture/Heritage/Science
  • Disability
  • Education/Training
  • Recreation
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
GiG Classification
  • Social youth organisations
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Hammersmith And Fulham,
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.

Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
The Berkeley Foundation - Match funding payment
£5,278 31/10/2023
Unrestricted match funding payment to October 2023
The Berkeley Foundation - Match funding payment
£5,208 31/07/2023
Unrestricted match funding payment to July 2023
The Berkeley Foundation - Cost of Living Grant
£5,000 06/06/2023
One-off, unrestricted grant
People's Health Trust - Youth Matters
£9,720 12/04/2022
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (11)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Age Range of Trustees: 35-56
  • MARK DAVIES (Chair) Appointed: 2018, Occupation: Company Director
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 19/09/2018, number: 1179981
  • Registered at Companies House on 17/09/2016, number: 10381611
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
  • Investing charity funds policy and procedures
  • Investment
  • 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
4 returns made; AR20: 5 days late,
Main office

West Youth Zone
2 Edcity Walk
Edcity
LONDON
W12 7TF

Objectives

TO HELP AND EDUCATE CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE RESIDENT IN THE LONDON BOROUGH OF HAMMERSMITH & FULHAM AND SURROUNDING AREAS THROUGH THEIR LEISURE TIME ACTIVITIES BY PROMOTING THEIR FULL PHYSICAL AND SPIRITUAL POTENTIAL IN ORDER THAT THEY MAY GROW TO FULL MATURITY AS INDIVIDUALS AND MEMBERS OF SOCIETY AND THAT THEIR CONDITIONS OF LIFE MAY IMPROVE.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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