Finance Score: 5
Governance Score: 9
Support Score: 12
  • Good reserves management: +3
  • Strong growth: +2
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +12
Overall GiG Score: 26 ?

NEW HORIZON YOUTH CENTRE 

New Horizon Youth Centre is a charity & day centre providing holistic support for 16-21 year olds across London who are homeless or vulnerable.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • Reserves management has been consistently within official guidelines
  • There has been strong growth in spending over the last 5 years
  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent 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 and dynamic in terms of composition

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£3,123£3,190£-68£368£2,256£1,5826480
31/03/22£2,941£2,783£159£186£2,345£1,5356.6431
31/03/21£2,256£2,060£196£139£2,024£1,2027460
31/03/20£2,100£2,079£21£59£1,773£8805.1435
31/03/19£1,986£1,915£71£26£1,774£8255.2416
31/03/18£1,909£1,859£50£32£1,699£6694.3400
31/03/17£1,628£1,737£-110£13£1,660£5503.8420
31/03/16£1,572£1,647£-75£3£1,741£5664.1440
31/03/15£1,685£1,719£-34£30£1,827£5754410
31/03/14£1,550£1,727£-177£20£1,859£5193.6360
31/03/13£1,611£1,491£120£22£2,036£5154.1320
31/03/12£1,310£1,302£8£49£1,916£2962.7290
31/03/11£1,204£1,171£33£12£1,909£1781.8280
31/03/10£2,645£1,089£1,556£15£1,876£1171.3300
31/03/09£1,202£1,006£196£33£320£00290
31/03/08£820£881£-61£32£123£270.4260
31/03/07£985£969£16£31£184£1141.4280
31/03/06£937£954£-18£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/05£906£914£-8£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/04*£785£819£-34£0£0£0n/a00

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 12.4%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 11.7%
Senior Staff Costs/Total Spending: 3%
Highest pay band: £80,000-£90,000
Liabilities/Assets: 30%
Liabilities/Income: 31%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 70%
Reserves/Spending: 6 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 4 months
Quick Ratio: 1.6
Asset Split ?
Established: 46 years

www.nhyouthcentre.org.uk

info@nhyouthcentre.org.uk

02073885560

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UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Accommodation/Housing
  • Education/Training
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
GiG Classification
  • Practical support, advice & companionship
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides human resources
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Throughout London,
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • 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
The Berkeley Foundation£610,000
National Lottery Community Fund£451,513
Esmee Fairbairn£227,500
Henry Smith Charity£145,700
Paul Hamlyn Foundation£120,000
John Lyon's Charity£84,000
Garfield Weston Foundation£70,000
The Charity of Sir Richard Whittington£60,931
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
The Foyle Foundation - Small Grants
£10,000 28/11/2023
towards the charity’s ongoing work supporting the homeless
London Marathon Charitable Trust - Back On Your Feet: extending NHYC’s sporting programme for young people experiencing homelessness
£19,917 08/09/2023
towards the provision of an expanded programme of sports and physical activity sessions for young homeless people at the New Horizon Youth Centre
Joseph Levy Foundation - Unrestricted funding
£10,000 01/08/2023
To support the organisation's work with young people who are or who are at risk of homelessness
National Lottery Community Fund - New Horizon's Music Makers
£9,622 23/06/2023
The funding will be used to continue delivering a music programme for homeless and disadvantaged young people. The project aims improve mental health and wellbeing.
Charles Hayward Foundation - Grant to New Horizon Youth Centre
£25,000 25/04/2023
Youth Outreach Project
National Lottery Community Fund - Standing By Me
£422,828 13/04/2023
The funding will be used to support 600 young people involved and impacted by serious youth violence through a package of holistic support services with a focus on the provision of housing. The ....more
Paul Hamlyn Foundation - Our Neighbourhood Fund 2022-2023
£50,000 28/03/2023
New Horizon Youth Centre enable homeless and vulnerable young people to secure the futures they deserve and the independence they crave. For 360 days of the year, via their seven day a week drop-in ....more
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to New Horizon Youth Centre
£145,700 06/12/2022
36
towards three years' continuation funding of the salary and on costs of the Head of Services (Housing) at a project providing support for young people aged 16-24 affected by homelessness across ....more
The Berkeley Foundation - Cost of Living grant
£10,000 06/12/2022
One-off payment towards Winter Relief Fund
The Foyle Foundation - Small Grants
£5,000 29/11/2022
towards the charity's work supporting the homeless
The Berkeley Foundation - Strategic Partnership
£450,000 17/11/2022
Multi-year grant - 3-year Strategic Partnership supporting young homeless people in London
Garfield Weston Foundation - Multi-Year Grant (2 Years) award
£30,000 22/07/2022
24
New Horizon Core Services
The Foyle Foundation - Small Grants
£5,000 03/12/2021
towards the charity's work supporting the homeless
National Lottery Community Fund - Drop In@New Horizon
£9,079 28/10/2021
The funding will be used to support young people with multiple and complex needs on a range of issues. The project aims to build resilience by offering guidance at the earliest possible stage.
The Charity of Sir Richard Whittington - Grant to New Horizon Youth Centre
£60,931 20/04/2021
We will review how we can best support young women at risk of homelessness and then implement some focused provision based on our findings.
The Berkeley Foundation - Emergency Covid-19 grant
£150,000 22/03/2021
To support the management and running of a 40-bed hotel in Hounslow as a short stay accommodation option for young homeless people and those at immediate risk of becoming homeless.
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£40,000 29/01/2021
New Horizon Daycentre Services
Paul Hamlyn Foundation - Maximising impact and learning in homelessness provision
£50,000 01/12/2020
New Horizon Youth Centre (NHYC) provides a support network for 16-21 year olds experiencing homelessness. This grant supports the provision of holistic support for young people experiencing ....more
The Foyle Foundation - Small Grants
£5,000 24/11/2020
towards the charity's work supporting the homeless
Charles Hayward Foundation - Grant to New Horizon Youth Centre
£20,000 28/07/2020
Youth Outreach Project
The London Community Foundation - Grant to New Horizon Youth Centre
£11,000 12/05/2020
We are requesting £11,000 to allow us to deliver remotely our previous face to face support and range of interventions with the most vulnerable and marginalised young people.
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to New Horizon Youth Centre Ltd
£32,500 05/05/2020
6
towards unrestricted core costs as a COVID-19 Fast Response grant
Paul Hamlyn Foundation - COVID19 Emergency Funding
£20,000 01/04/2020
3
Support to aid the organisation in dealing with the challenges posed by COVID19.
National Lottery Community Fund - The Weekend@NH
£9,984 19/12/2019
11
The funding will be used to extend the weekend service at the youth centre to include English and Numeracy sessions for young people experiencing homelessness. The project aims to enable them to gain ....more
John Lyon's Charity - Main grant to New Horizon Youth Centre
£84,000 13/11/2019
36
Managing Youth Work for young people experiencing homelessness
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to New Horizon Youth Centre Ltd
£195,000 28/08/2019
36
Towards unrestricted core costs for an organisation addressing youth homelessness, enabling it to broker more solutions for young people experiencing homelessness and to develop the partnerships to ....more
Youth Music - Music Production Programme
£28,878 11/08/2019
Music Production Programme
The Berkeley Foundation - Together: Housing solutions for young people experiencing homelessness in London
£10,000 30/05/2019
One-off grant supporting a collaborative research project into housing solutions for young people experiencing homelessness in London.
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£35,000 28/05/2019
Daycentre drop in for young people experiencing homelessness
City Bridge Trust - Grant to New Horizon Youth Centre
£250,000 21/03/2019
60
£250,000 over five years (5 x £50,000) for the salary, support and on costs of a full-time Advice and Support Worker.
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to New Horizon Youth Centre
£105,000 13/03/2019
36
towards three years' continuation funding of the salary and on costs of a Private Rented Scheme's Co-ordinator at a project providing support to homeless young people, aged 18-21, across London
Greater London Authority - Young Londoners Fund
£685,578 01/01/2019
The Youth Outreach Project is a holistic, intensive programme delivered across custody and the community, addressing the needs of young people at risk, involved in and impacted by gangs and serious ....more
Co-Op Foundation - New Horizon Youth Centre - Building Connections Youth Strand Project
£79,755 06/12/2018
Young people will design and develop the "Together Project" to help them feel better connected to the community and develop good quality relationships.
Paul Hamlyn Foundation - Core support over two years
£40,000 04/12/2018
12
New Horizon Youth Centre provides a support network for 16-21 year olds experiencing homelessness. They provide hot food, showers, laundry, help in finding accommodation, training and employment. ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Woolmead House
£10,000 07/09/2018
12
The project will recruit a live-in support worker to assist young people affected by homelessness. The aim is to help them overcome their emotional and practical issues and move to independent living.
Wates Family Enterprise Trust - New Horizon Youth Centre
£20,000 26/04/2018
Funding for the Positive Futures Work and Education Programme. This programme works with vulnerable/homeless 16-21 year olds.
LandAid Charitable Trust - The PRS Project
£35,000 31/03/2018
11
The PRS Project (and New Horizon Youth Centre’s work in general) specifically supports young people who are at risk - rough sleeping due to family breakdown/leaving care/leaving prison/have issues ....more
The Leathersellers' Company Charitable Fund - Grant to New Horizon Youth Centre
£60,000 12/03/2018
48
Main Grant unrestricted core costs
BBC Children in Need - Grant to New Horizon Youth Centre
£106,755 17/10/2017
36
This project will provide education, training and work placements for vulnerable and homeless young people, aiming to build self-esteem and enhance their future prospects of employment and work ....more
London Councils - London Youth Gateway (LYG)
£4,033,352 15/02/2017
48
The London Youth Gateway (LYG) project will provide a youth-targeted collaborative pathway to address increasing demand and emerging needs of young people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, ....more
The Clothworkers Foundation - Grant to New Horizon Youth Centre
£10,000 06/10/2016
Kitchen and laundry facilities for a youth centre in London
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to New Horizon Youth Centre Ltd
£150,000 11/05/2016
36
Towards the Education to Employment Programme, supporting homeless young people to find positive progression routes to training, employment and enterprise.
National Lottery Community Fund - Creating Positive Futures
£956,876 23/11/2015
36
This project will develop to help reduce re-offending rates within high risk and gang affiliated young people aged 16-25. Many will be short-term and repeat offenders trapped in a cycle of poverty, ....more
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to New Horizon Youth Centre
£105,000 17/09/2015
36
towards three years' salary of the Private Rented Scheme's Co-ordinator at a project providing support to vulnerable young people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness in the London Borough of ....more
City Bridge Trust - Grant to New Horizon Youth Centre
£100,000 09/07/2015
24
£100,000 over two years (2 x £50,000) for the salary costs of a p/t Project Leader and two Lifeskills Workers plus associated costs for the Healthy Minds project.
Samworth Foundation - Early Intervention
£146,553 18/09/2013
To fund the cost of leader if Early Intervention Project
London Councils - London Youth Gateway (LYG)
£2,922,688 20/02/2013
This partnership (New Horizon Youth Centre, Alone in London, Depaul UK and Stonewall Housing) is called London Youth Gateway (LYG) offered a collaborative and innovative single pathway approach to ....more
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to New Horizon Youth Centre Ltd
£120,000 19/12/2012
Towards core staffing costs for education of employment and social enterprise programmes.
National Lottery Community Fund - The Creating Positive Futures Programme
£916,320 05/05/2011
36
'The Creating Positive Futures Programme' is a project running over three years led by New Horizon Centre to benefit young people leaving care of YOIs in Camden and Islington. It will help them with ....more
Samworth Foundation - Vulnerable Youth Support
£147,000 01/06/2010
36
Vulnerable youth support, in particular women and sex workers. Funding: to support the ongoing costs of the project
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How do they operate?

New Horizon Youth Centre Programme

Objectives: To support London's homeless and vulnerable young people

Beneficiaries: Young people, specifically 16-21 year olds

Description: Providing guidance and support for 16-21 year olds in finding and providing accommodation, employment, education and training, self development, health and fitness

How is it governed?

Trustees (11)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Age Range of Trustees: 35-70
  • ELLIE ROY Appointed: 2009, Occupation: Civil Servant
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 20/12/1978, number: 276943
  • Registered at Companies House on 11/10/1978, number: 01393561
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; AR04: 1 days late,
Recent reorganisation events:
  • Asset transfer in from HASCAS HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE ADVISORY SERVICE on 20/03/2020
Main office

NEW HORIZON YOUTH CENTRE
68 CHALTON STREET
LONDON
NW1 1JR

Objectives

(A) THE RELIEF OF YOUNG PEOPLE WHO THROUGH POVERTY DISTRESS OR SICKNESS ARE IN NEED OF CARE AND ATTENTION (WHICH YOUNG PEOPLE THEREINAFTER ARE CALLED THE BENEFICIARIES) (B) THE ADVANCEMENT OF THE EDUCATION AND TRAINING OF THE BENEFICIARIES INCLUDING THEIR REHABILITATION (WHERE APPROPRIATE) AND ADVANCEMENT IN LIFE, AND IN THE INTERESTS OF SOCIAL WELFARE, THE PROVISION OF FACILITIES FOR THE RECREATION OF THE BENEFICIARIES SO AS TO DEVELOP THEIR PHYSICAL MENTAL AND SPIRITUAL CAPACITIES AND SO THAT THEIR CONDITIONS OF LIFE MAY BE IMPROVED

Defined Area of Benefit:

CITY OF LONDON

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase

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