Finance Score: 5
Governance Score: -1
Support Score: 7
  • Future income +5
  • No PartB
  • No conflicts policy: -1
  • Large volunteers +3
  • Grant maker support: +4
Overall GiG Score: 11 ?

REFRESH CARERS 

Develop the capacity and skills of the unpaid parent carers of children, young people and adults with disabilities and long-term health conditions in the district of Leeds and surrounding areas of West Yorkshire by providing tailored support including workshops and one-to-one sessions.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has been successful in attracting volunteers relative to its size
  • The charity has received backing from a grant maker recently and there are significant future grants due to be received

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • This charity does not have a Conflict of Interests policy

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 ?

Y/E Income Spending Surplus/
Deficit
Volun-
teers
31/03/23£16,903£4,466£12,4372
Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
Established: 2 years

www.refreshcarers.com

refreshcarers@gmail.com

07719116103

Charity Commission for England and Wales
UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Disability
  • Human Rights/Religious Or Racial Harmony/Equality Or Diversity
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
GiG Classification
  • Care for carers
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
Where it operates
  • Leeds City,
Who it helps
  • Other Defined Groups

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
Leeds Community Foundation£21,046
Sir George Martin Trust£2,000
Cheshire Community Foundation£1,880
Community Foundations for Lancashire & Merseyside£700
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Community Foundations for Lancashire & Merseyside - Refresh Carers Empowering Unpaid Parent Carers For Positive Change
£700 06/02/2024
11
To provide courses for parent carers to allow them to develop their confidence and skills. Each carer is provided with 1-2-1 support.
Leeds Community Foundation - Refresh Carers Reaching Out Wellbeing project
£19,644 14/07/2023
Grant to Refresh Carers
Sir George Martin Trust - Grant to Refresh Carers
£2,000 29/06/2023
Core costs for Disability Support & Activities
Cheshire Community Foundation - Refresh Carers course
£1,880 16/01/2023
Run 2 courses in 2023 for unpaid parent carers focusing on personal development goals, confidence building, and well-being sessions.
Leeds Community Foundation - Refresh Carers pilot course
£1,402 07/09/2022
We are running a 6-week course focusing on personal development goals, confidence building, and well-being sessions.

Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (6)
Current Trustees appointed

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 10/05/2022, number: 1198898
Gift Aid
  • NOT registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Bullying and harassment policy and procedures
  • Safeguarding policy and procedures
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Filing Record
1 returns made; all on time
Main office

Office 26
Flexspace
Leeds Burley Hill
Burley Road
Leeds
West Yor

Objectives

TO RELIEVE THE NEEDS OF UNPAID PARENT CARERS RESIDING IN LEEDS AND THE SURROUNDING AREAS OF WEST YORKSHIRE, WHO HAVE CARING RESPONSIBILITIES LOOKING AFTER CHILDREN AND/OR ADULTS WITH DISABILITIES AND LONG TERM HEALTH CONDITIONS, PRIMARILY THROUGH PROVIDING WORKSHOPS/TRAINING PROGRAMMES TO PROVIDE SKILLS TO SUPPORT INDEPENDENCE, BUILD CONFIDENCE AND IMPROVE THE CONDITIONS OF LIFE OF SUCH PERSONS.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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