Finance Score: 0
Governance Score: -3
Support Score: 9
  • No PartB
  • Static board: -3
  • Large volunteers +3
  • Grant maker support: +6
Overall GiG Score: 6 ?

SOORA ASSOCIATION 

To relieve the needs of who are in need by reason of their youth, age, infirmity or disablement, financial hardship or social and economic circumstances by: The relief of financial hardship, The relief of unemployment for the benefit of the public,The advancement of education and trainings,The preservation and protection of good physical and mental health,provision for recreation.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has been successful in attracting volunteers relative to its size
  • A significant proportion of recent income was derived from major grant makers

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • The Board composition appears to be rather static

Financial issues to consider:

  • A PartB annual return has not been required and so detailed financial information is not available from the online data
Established: 5 years

www.soora.org.uk

INFO@SOORA.ORG.UK

01922 513009

Charity Commission for England and Wales
UN SDGs
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Financial Data ?

Income & Spending ?
Sources of Income ?
Y/E Income Spending Surplus/
Deficit
Volun-
teers
04/04/23£16,634£12,656£3,9785
04/04/22*£40,297£31,045£9,2529
04/04/21£17,123£13,173£3,9505
04/04/20£7,468£4,368£3,1005
Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
What it does
  • Arts/Culture/Heritage/Science
  • Disability
  • Economic/Community Development/Employment
  • Education/Training
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • Human Rights/Religious Or Racial Harmony/Equality Or Diversity
  • Overseas Aid/Famine Relief
  • Recreation
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
Who works here?
  • 5 volunteers
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Elderly/Old People
  • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies
  • People With Disabilities
  • The General Public/Mankind
How it operates
  • Other charitable activities
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Somalia, 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
JAC Trust£28,569
National Lottery Community Fund£17,512
Heart Of England Community Foundation£5,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
National Lottery Community Fund - soora
£9,034 25/11/2022
The funding will be used to offer wellbeing football and basketball sessions. The project aims to promote physical emotional and mental wellbeing.
National Lottery Community Fund - Welfare and Work (Pilot)
£8,478 29/06/2021
The funding will be used to provide advice around issues such as money management and access to essential services. The project aims to support members of black and ethnic minority communities who ....more
JAC Trust - Improving food security and resilience of drought affected host communities and IDPs
£28,569 13/06/2021
Construction of 3 sanddams in drought affected communities in Somaliland
Heart Of England Community Foundation - Grant to SOORA ASSOCIATION
£5,000 22/03/2021
The grant will pay for a delivery service for vulnerable people, as well as information and support

Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (3)
Current Trustees appointed

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 16/09/2019, number: 1185315
Gift Aid
  • NOT registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Complaints handling
  • Conflicting interests
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
4 returns made; AR22: 12 days late,
Main office

MAYFIELD CENTRE
WALSALL
17-19 WEDNESBURY ROAD
WALSALL

Objectives

TO RELIEVE THE NEEDS OF RESIDENTS OF WALSALL WHO ARE IN NEED BY REASON OF THEIR YOUTH, AGE, INFIRMITY OR DISABLEMENT, FINANCIAL HARDSHIP OR SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC CIRCUMSTANCES, IN PARTICULAR BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY THOSE WHO ARE FROM IMMIGRANT AND REFUGEE COMMUNITIES, BY: A. THE RELIEF OF FINANCIAL HARDSHIP, IN PARTICULAR BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY BY THE PROVISION OF ADVICE AND INFORMATION ON HOUSING AND WELFARE BENEFITS. B. THE RELIEF OF UNEMPLOYMENT FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PUBLIC IN SUCH WAYS AS MAY BE THOUGHT FIT, INCLUDING ASSISTANCE TO FIND EMPLOYMENT. C. THE ADVANCEMENT OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING OF THOSE IN THE COMMUNITY WHO ARE IN NEED THEREOF SO AS TO ADVANCE THEM IN LIFE AND ASSIST THEM TO ADAPT WITHIN THE WIDER COMMUNITY. D. THE PRESERVATION AND PROTECTION OF GOOD PHYSICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH E. THE PROVISION OF FACILITIES FOR RECREATION OR OTHER LEISURE-TIME OCCUPATION WITH THE OBJECT OF IMPROVING CONDITIONS OF LIFE

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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