Finance Score: -2
Governance Score: 6
Support Score: 11
  • Low unrestricted reserves: -2
  • Strong growth: +2
  • Multiple Deficits: -2
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +11
Overall GiG Score: 15 ?

WELSH DANCE THEATRE TRUST LIMITED 

Community Dance work.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • There has been strong growth in spending over the last 5 years
  • A significant proportion of recent income was derived from major grant makers including the Government
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of age and gender
  • This charity is based in an area of extremely high deprivation

Financial issues to consider:

  • Unrestricted reserves appear to be dangerously low at the latest year end
  • On several occasions in recent years income has been less than spending
Established: 49 years

www.rubicondance.co.uk

info@rubicondance.co.uk

02920491477

Charity Commission for England and WalesCompanies House
UN SDGs
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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£674£789£-115£0£254£1862.8316
31/03/22£576£698£-122£0£369£3616.23012
31/03/21£594£533£61£0£500£4239.52512
31/03/20£529£513£16£0£439£4229.92415
31/03/19£464£461£3n/an/an/an/an/a20
31/03/18£415£409£6£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/17£362£360£2£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/16£344£337£7£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/15£343£328£15£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/14£400£401£-1£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/13£380£360£19£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/12£343£345£-2£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/11£305£344£-39£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/10£348£338£9£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/09£369£304£65£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/08£281£271£10£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/07£250£278£-28£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/06*£267£257£10£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/05£235£221£13£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/04£231£239£-9£0£0£0n/a00

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 0%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 0%
Highest pay band: Less than £60,000
Liabilities/Assets: 39%
Liabilities/Income: 24%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 73%
Reserves/Spending: 2.8 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 2 months
Quick Ratio: 0.5
Asset Split ?
Listed activities
  • Arts/Culture/Heritage/Science
  • Disability
  • Education/Training
  • General Charitable Purposes
How it operates
  • Other charitable activities
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides human resources
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Cardiff, Newport City, Vale Of Glamorgan,
  • This charity is based in an area of extremely high deprivation
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Elderly/Old People
  • People Of A Particular Ethnic Or Racial Origin
  • People With Disabilities
  • The General Public/Mankind
Who works here?
  • 31 employees
  • 6 volunteers

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
Paul Hamlyn Foundation£150,000
National Lottery Heritage Fund£74,675
Garfield Weston Foundation£58,500
BBC Children in Need£30,000
Lloyds Bank Foundation£26,089
Architectural Heritage Fund£20,000
DCMS£19,264
National Lottery Community Fund£9,570
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
National Lottery Heritage Fund - Grant to Welsh Dance Theatre Trust Limited
£74,675 09/09/2022
Renovating Roath Library
Paul Hamlyn Foundation - Embedding Learning Through Dance in Primary Schools
£150,000 14/03/2022
Rubicon Dance is partnering with six Welsh primary schools in and around Cardiff, to develop teachers' knowledge and skills in teaching dance across the new Curriculum for Wales.
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£50,000 12/02/2021
Weston Culture Fund to Regular Grant
Architectural Heritage Fund - Grant to Welsh Dance Theatre Trust (known as Rubicon Dance)
£20,000 09/02/2021
Former Roath Library
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£2,000 06/11/2020
Weston Charity Award Bonus
DCMS - VSCE CMC Fund
£19,264 06/10/2020
NET, Comic Relief and Children in Need will use this funding to provide: increased support to vulnerable people and hidden groups, thus reducing the burden on public services; reach local grassroots ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - COVID-19 - Rubicon Dance Digital Youth Dance Programme
£9,570 22/09/2020
12
Welsh Dance Theatre Trust Ltd in Cardiff will use £9570 to offer interactive online dance sessions that allow socially isolated young people to explore their feelings about the impact of COVID-19. ....more
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Variation grant to Welsh Dance Theatre Trust Ltd T/A Rubicon Dance
£11,089 28/07/2020
Grant to Welsh Dance Theatre Trust Ltd T/A Rubicon Dance meeting the additional costs of adapting services, premises or implementing other safety measures in response to the Covid pandemic.
The Clothworkers Foundation - Grant to Welsh Dance Theatre Trust Ltd
£2,480 22/05/2020
COVID19 : purchase IT equipment for a charity that supports disadvantaged and socially isolated people in Cardiff
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to Welsh Dance Theatre Trust Ltd T/A Rubicon Dance
£15,000 04/12/2019
24
To help develop Rubicon Dance to gain the capacity and expertise needed to better support the needs of people with learning disabilities as both participants and ultimately employees.
BBC Children in Need - Grant to Welsh Dance Theatre Trust Limited - Rubicon Dance
£30,000 08/08/2019
36
This project will provide dance sessions for disabled children and young people. They will be more physically active, be better able to express themselves, and have an increased sense of achievement.
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£6,500 31/05/2019
WCA Winner 2019-2020 Cohort
Virgin Money Foundation - Grant to Welsh Dance Theatre Trust Ltd
£500 04/03/2019
Grant through the Heart of the Community Fund used towards the running costs of their summer school programme which allows children to express themselves in a fun, creative way that will improve ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Stroke Recovery Dance Programme
£9,948 24/01/2019
12
Project Summary :_x000D_ Welsh Dance Theatre Trust Limited in Cardiff will use the grant to run a dance programme for people who are recovering from a stroke, in order to help improve their physical ....more
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (6)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Age Range of Trustees: 36-61
  • MATTHEW WILLIAMS Appointed: 2020, Occupation: Senior Advisor, Assembly For Wales
  • SHELI MILLER Appointed: 2017, Occupation: Business Development Manager
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 24/04/1975, number: 269068
  • Registered at Companies House on 02/01/1975, number: 01195345
Gift Aid
  • 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
20 returns made; AR06: 43 days late,
Main office

RUBICON DANCE STUDIO
NORA STREET
CARDIFF
CF24 1ND

Objectives

'FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PUBLIC, TO FOSTER, PROMOTE AND INCREASE THE INTEREST OF THE PUBLIC IN THE KNOWLEDGE, UNDERSTANDING AND PRACTICE OF DANCING (INCLUDING BUT NOT RESTRICTED TO CONTEMPORARY DANCE, COMMUNITY DANCE AND OTHER MODERN DANCE FORMS) AND TO PROMOTE, ASSIST AND PROVIDE FACILITIES FOR PRESENTATIONS OF SUCH DANCING AND TRAINING OF DANCERS AND CHOREOGRAPHERS'

Defined Area of Benefit:

NOT DEFINED

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
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