Finance Score: 5
Governance Score: 2
Support Score: 14
  • Future income +5
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Mainly male board: -1
  • Grant maker support: +14
Overall GiG Score: 21 ?

OPEN DOOR CHARITY 

ODC is an independent mental health charity 'shaping change' in mental health via 'empowerment', 'culture' and 'opportunity'. We offer multi faceted services for young people, young adults and parents across our specialist focused sites to support those who are suffering from anxiety, low mood, stress and panic attacks. Access is free and immediate, with no waiting lists.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • The charity has received backing from several prominent grant makers including the Government recently and there are significant future grants due to be received
  • The Board appears to be dynamic in terms of composition

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • This charity is not recognised by HMRC for Gift Aid according to its latest published return
  • The Board is predominantly male
  • Over half the Board have joined recently

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
31/10/22£899£829£70£0£335£27941485
31/10/21£702£695£7£0£265£2654.613250
Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 0%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 0%
Senior Staff Costs/Total Spending: 9%
Highest pay band: £60,000-£70,000
Liabilities/Assets: 26%
Liabilities/Income: 13%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 83%
Reserves/Spending: 4 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 5 months
Quick Ratio: 5
Asset Split ?
Established: 4 years

www.opendoorcharity.com

info@opendoorcharity.com

01516394545

Charity Commission for England and WalesFacebook
UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Arts/Culture/Heritage/Science
  • Disability
  • Education/Training
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
GiG Classification
  • Emotional support, counselling or therapy
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Liverpool City, Wirral,
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£472,969
BBC Children in Need£90,000
The Segelman Trust£90,000
Innox Foundation£85,000
Wolfson Foundation£75,000
Masonic Trust£60,000
Community Foundations for Lancashire & Merseyside£44,267
Youth Music£25,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Community Foundations for Lancashire & Merseyside - Bazaar: A Markey Place for the mind
£30,000 28/03/2024
24
The group are requesting funding to support their core support offer, ‘Bazaar – A Marketplace for the Mind’ aimed at supporting 17-25 year olds across Merseyside.
John Moores Foundation - Grant to Open Door Charity
£16,000 01/02/2024
Towards the salary costs of Colours Project Lead
Innox Foundation - Grant to Open Door Charity
£60,000 06/12/2023
Unrestricted funding for Open Door Charity
BBC Children in Need - Grant to Open Door Charity
£90,000 01/12/2023
This project will deliver mental health support for Looked After Children in Wirral, leading to positive relationships, improved life skills and improved emotional wellbeing
Community Foundations for Lancashire & Merseyside - Grant to Open Door Charity
£14,267 31/10/2023
5
To provide weekly diversionary activities for 5 months to hard to reach young people by providing activities they are specifically interested in.
National Lottery Community Fund - MH – Move; Make and Be
£8,860 11/08/2023
The funding will deliver a programme of engaging positive physical creative and wellbeing activities for looked after children in the local area with the aim of offering structured activities and ....more
Masonic Trust - MCF Large Grant
£60,000 20/07/2023
OOMOO - mental health support and wellbeing of Children Looked After aged 11-18.
Westminster Foundation - ADWC grant - Open Door Charity - 13/07/2023
£10,000 13/07/2023
12
Bloom Building
Wolfson Foundation - Grant to Open Door Charity
£75,000 08/06/2023
Fit out of new building (Joy) to provide mental health support to young people
Youth Music - Talking Through The Music
£25,000 24/05/2023
Talking Through The Music
The Segelman Trust - Grant to Open Door
£90,000 28/02/2023
For the development of the ooMoo Project for children in Wirral who are looked after and children living with a special guardian
National Lottery Community Fund - Open Door and Utopia Partnership
£464,109 23/08/2022
The funding will provide free and immediate mental health support for children and young people aged 11 – 30 in Wirral. The offer includes an 8-week evidence-based cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) ....more
Innox Foundation - Grant to Open Door Charity
£25,000 25/07/2022
Unrestricted funding for Open Door Charity
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (6)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 27/05/2020, number: 1189664
Gift Aid
  • NOT registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Event History
Policies in force
  • Complaints handling
  • Conflicting interests
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
2 returns made; all on time
Recent reorganisation events:
  • Asset transfer in from THE OPEN DOOR CENTRE on 05/07/2022
  • Asset transfer in from WIRRAL LIONS CLUB CHARITABLE TRUST FUND on 22/04/2024
Main office

BLOOM BUILDING
3 ABBEY CLOSE
BIRKENHEAD
CH41 5FQ

Objectives

1) TO PROMOTE AND PROTECT THE MENTAL HEALTH OF PEOPLE ON WIRRAL AND THE SURROUNDING AREA THROUGH THE PROVISION OF SUPPORT, EDUCATION AND PRACTICAL ADVICE.2) TO PROMOTE SOCIAL INCLUSION FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT BY PREVENTING PEOPLE WITH MENTAL HEALTH PROBLEMS FROM BECOMING SOCIALLY EXCLUDED, RELIEVING THE NEEDS OF THOSE PEOPLE WHO ARE SOCIALLY EXCLUDED AND ASSISTING THEM TO INTEGRATE INTO SOCIETY INCLUDING BY:(I) SUPPORTING PEOPLE IN ORDER TO ALLEVIATE THE STIGMA WHICH PERPETUATES MENTAL HEALTH PROBLEMS(II) IDENTIFYING BEST PRACTICE IN TACKLING MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES, SUPPORTING USERS AND IDENTIFYING LOCAL AND NATIONAL SERVICES AND DISSEMINATING INFORMATION(III) PROVIDING SERVICE USERS WITH THE CAPACITY TO BE BETTER EQUIPPED TO DEAL WITH DEPRESSION, AND (IV) RAISING PUBLIC AWARENESS OF THE ISSUES AFFECTING MENTAL HEALTH SUFFERERS(V) PROVIDING SOCIAL FACILITIES AND EVENTS INVOLVING THE LOCAL COMMUNITY.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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