Finance Score: 0
Governance Score: 1
Support Score: 0
  • No PartB
  • Only 3 Trustees: -2
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Large volunteers +3
Overall GiG Score: 4 ?

FRIENDS OF THE HOMELESS IN FAREHAM AND GOSPORT 

Provision of short run food support through two food banks
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has been successful in attracting volunteers relative to its size

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • There are only 3 trustees

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
31/05/23£86,440£69,166£17,27440
31/05/22£0£0£00
Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
Established: 3 years

friendsofthehomeless.org.uk

enquiries@friendsofthehomeless.org.uk

01329822204

Charity Commission for England and Wales
UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Disability
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
GiG Classification
  • Community food services
How it operates
  • Provides other finance
  • Provides services
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
Where it operates
  • Hampshire,
Who it helps
  • Other Defined Groups
  • The General Public/Mankind
Who works here?
  • Unknown number of employees
  • 40 volunteers

Who's supporting them? ?

We have no records of donations from grant makers.

How is it governed?

Trustees (3)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 06/05/2021, number: 1194360
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • 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
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding policy and procedures
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Trustee conflicts of interest policy and procedures
  • Trustee expenses policy and procedures
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
2 returns made; all on time
Recent reorganisation events:
  • Asset transfer in from FRIENDS OF THE HOMELESS IN FAREHAM & GOSPORT on 08/07/2022
Main office

ASPECT HOUSE
WESTBURY ROAD
FAREHAM
HAMPSHIRE
PO16 7XU

Objectives

THE RELIEF OF POVERTY AMONGST HOMELESS PERSONS, THOSE AT RISK OF HOMELESSNESS, AND THOSE ON LOW INCOME WHO ARE SUFFERING FINANCIAL HARDSHIP (HEREINAFTER CALLED THOSE IN NEED) PRIMARILY WITHIN THE LOCAL AUTHORITIES OF AREA OF FAREHAM AND GOSPORT IN PARTICULAR BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY BY:FURTHERING AND PROMOTING THE STUDY OF AND RESEARCH INTO ALL ASPECTS AND METHODS OF THE PREVENTION OF HOMELESSNESS, AND TO OBTAIN AND MAKE RECORDS OF AND DISSEMINATE INFORMATION CONCERNING THE SAME.PROMOTING, SUPPORTING OR CARRYING ON EITHER ALONE OR IN CO-OPERATION WITH ANY BODY, AUTHORITY OR PERSON, ANY PROJECT OR SCHEME TO OVERCOME HOMELESSNESS AND TO RELIEVE HARDSHIP OF THOSE IN NEED.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
CharityBase
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