Finance Score: 5
Governance Score: 3
Support Score: 12
  • Future income +5
  • No PartB
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +12
Overall GiG Score: 20 ?

BLUE CABIN CIO 

Blue Cabin nurtures meaningful relationships between care experienced individuals, and the people and organisations who are part of their lives. Creativity is at the heart of all that we do. We prioritize work in the North East.We provide access to creative experiences, training for the adults in their lives and carry out research and evaluation to influence practice and policy.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

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

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: 3 years

www.wearebluecabin.com

hello@wearebluecabin.com

07967719949

Charity Commission for England and WalesX

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£308£330£-23n/an/an/an/an/a1
31/03/22£667£443£224£0£224£1413.830
Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
Listed activities
  • Arts/Culture/Heritage/Science
  • Disability
  • Education/Training
  • General Charitable Purposes
How it operates
  • Other charitable activities
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides services
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
Where it operates
  • Throughout England,
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies
  • Other Defined Groups
Who works here?
  • Unknown number of employees
  • 1 volunteer

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
Youth Music£180,000
The Segelman Trust£105,000
County Durham Community Foundation£19,500
Esmee Fairbairn£12,500
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland£10,000
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd£7,995
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Youth Music - This Is The Place
£150,000 26/10/2023
This Is The Place
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to Blue Cabin CIO
£12,500 06/02/2023
Towards unrestricted core costs as a Cost of Living Uplift
County Durham Community Foundation - This is The Place
£19,500 26/09/2022
To support sessions for Care Experienced Children.
Youth Music - This Is The Place
£30,000 20/07/2022
This Is The Place
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - A grant to Blue Cabin CIO
£10,000 17/03/2022
Supporting relationships between care experienced individuals, and the people in their lives through creative activities with artists
The Segelman Trust - Grant to Blue Cabin
£105,000 22/02/2022
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To support core costs
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Developing and delivering 'Life Story Work' to care experienced children and young people in Gateshead
£7,995 06/03/2020
Developing and delivering 'Life Story Work' to care experienced children and young people in Gateshead
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (7)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split
Based on 6/7 persons

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 13/07/2021, number: 1195152
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
  • 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
Filing Record
2 returns made; all on time
Main office

13 Brighton Gardens
GATESHEAD
NE8 4SN

Objectives

TO RELIEVE THE NEEDS OF CARE-EXPERIENCED CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE ANYWHERE IN THE UK BY INFLUENCING POLICY, CARRYING OUT RESEARCH AND PROVIDING ACCESS TO CREATIVE EXPERIENCES, TO HELP THEM TO GAIN SKILLS, INCREASE IN CONFIDENCE, BUILD STRONGER RELATIONSHIPS AND IMPROVE THEIR LIVES FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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