Finance Score: 0
Governance Score: -6
Support Score: 7
  • No PartB
  • Static board: -3
  • All female board: -3
  • Large volunteers +3
  • Grant maker support: +4
Overall GiG Score: 1 ?

DRAMA EXPRESS 

Opportunities for children and young people with complex disabilities to access and participate in a regular programme of drama based activities.Empowers to develop skills in the performing arts creating a greater trust in others and oneself, enhance social skills, better body and voice awareness and the promotion of imagination, play and creativityDelivers frequent productions within community
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has been successful in attracting volunteers relative to its size
  • The charity has received modest backing from a grant maker recently

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • The Board is completely female
  • 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

Financial Data ?

Income & Spending ?
Sources of Income ?
Y/E Income Spending Surplus/
Deficit
Volun-
teers
31/03/23£38,586£35,315£3,27114
31/03/22£31,786£39,959£-8,17325
31/03/21£63,200£14,253£48,94738
Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
Established: 4 years

www.drama-express.org

DRAMAEXPRESS11@YAHOO.COM

07724930744

Charity Commission for England and Wales
UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Disability
GiG Classification
  • Performing and visual arts
How it operates
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Cornwall, Devon, Isles Of Scilly,
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
National Lottery Community Fund£4,550
Cornwall Community Foundation£4,500
True Colours Trust£3,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Cornwall Community Foundation - Drama Express Specialist Workshops and Showcase Events
£4,500 30/01/2023
Drama Express enables young people with complex disabilities to engage in performing arts, fostering peer friendships and combatting isolation, while promoting positive mental health and offering ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Drama Express Specialist Workshop Programme
£2,650 06/01/2023
The funding will be used to enable the organisation to continue their work with young people with learning and physical disabilities in the arts and theatre sector. The project aims to create an ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Drama Express Specialist Workshop Programme
£1,900 19/08/2021
the funding will support a programme of specialist workshops in creative arts that will benefit young people with additional support needs who are isolated through the high level of support required ....more
True Colours Trust - Drama workshops for disabled children about their experiences of Covid-19
£3,000 09/03/2021
Drama workshops for disabled children about their experiences of Covid-19
True Colours Trust - Pantomime programme for disabled children and 2019 core costs
£5,000 11/01/2019
Pantomime programme for disabled children and 2019 core costs

Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (3)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 28/02/2020, number: 1188250
Gift Aid
  • NOT 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
  • 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
3 returns made; all on time
Main office

17 Chapel Terrace
HAYLE
TR27 4AB

Objectives

TO PROMOTE SOCIAL INCLUSION FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT BY PREVENTING PEOPLE FROM BECOMING SOCIALLY EXCLUDED, RELIEVING THE NEEDS OF THOSE PEOPLE WHO ARE SOCIALLY EXCLUDED, AND ASSISTING THEM TO INTEGRATE INTO SOCIETY.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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