Finance Score: -3
Governance Score: 6
Support Score: 12
  • Fundraising costs high: -3
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +12
Overall GiG Score: 15 ?

THE LONDON WILDLIFE TRUST 

London Wildlife Trust is the only charity dedicated solely to protecting the capital's wildlife and wild spaces, engaging London's diverse communities through access to our nature reserves, campaigning, volunteering and education.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • Spending has increased over the last 3 years relative to the previous period
  • 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

Financial issues to consider:

  • Fundraising costs are extremely high relative to funds raised

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£4,788£5,010£-222£1,248£4,246£2,8286.891700
31/03/22£4,289£3,966£322£902£4,492£2,9418.9862,263
31/03/21£4,603£3,795£808£665£4,122£2,9779.4641,745
31/03/20£4,780£3,691£1,088£613£3,209£1,9436.3871,633
31/03/19£3,547£3,418£129£923£2,136£8653821,693
31/03/18£3,426£3,293£133£772£1,992£8793.2720
31/03/17£3,126£2,865£261£609£1,462£8603.6470
31/03/16£3,195£3,061£134£303£1,200£7322.9460
31/03/15£2,734£2,703£31£286£1,053£2461.1430
31/03/14£2,605£2,600£5£401£1,005£2591.2470
31/03/13£3,141£3,319£-177£353£1,000£3491.3720
31/03/12£2,968£3,043£-75£476£1,177£4901.9700
31/03/11£2,936£2,859£77£267£1,252£4441.9640
31/03/10£2,584£2,567£17£487£1,166£4622.2530
31/03/09£2,507£2,440£67£324£1,159£3961.9490
31/03/08*£2,116£2,064£52£256£1,092£3171.8430
31/03/07*£1,958£1,800£158£247£1,040£3242.2340
31/03/06*£1,710£1,716£-6£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/05£1,715£1,617£98£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/04£1,517£1,450£67£0£0£0n/a00

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 32.9%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 24.9%
Senior Staff Costs/Total Spending: 7%
Highest pay band: £100,000-£110,000
Liabilities/Assets: 14%
Liabilities/Income: 14%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 67%
Reserves/Spending: 6.8 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 4 months
Quick Ratio: 1.9
Asset Split ?
Established: 42 years

www.wildlondon.org.uk

enquiries@wildlondon.org.uk

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UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Animals
  • Education/Training
  • Environment/Conservation/Heritage
  • General Charitable Purposes
GiG Classification
  • Animal sanctuaries and shelters
How it operates
  • Acts as an umbrella or resource body
  • Other charitable activities
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides human resources
  • Provides services
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
Where it operates
  • Throughout London,
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Elderly/Old People
  • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies
  • Other Defined Groups
  • People Of A Particular Ethnic Or Racial Origin
  • People With Disabilities
  • The General Public/Mankind

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
National Lottery Heritage Fund£576,765
City Bridge Trust£216,000
DCMS£120,833
London Borough of Southwark£90,000
Camden Giving£83,742
Westminster Foundation£69,120
Greater London Authority£56,983
Esmee Fairbairn£49,752
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Quartet Community Foundation - Grant to London Wildlife Trust
£250 25/09/2023
As directed by the donor towards the work of charity in engaging, inspiring and enabling people to connect with nature; protecting; creating and restoring wild places for nature; championing, ....more
Westminster Foundation - Offices grant - London Wildlife Trust - 14/07/2023
£69,120 14/07/2023
38
Fivefields Grant
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£30,000 12/05/2023
Wild About Learning: Lifelong Learning Programme
London Borough of Southwark - Grant to London Wildlife Trust
£30,000 31/03/2023
Common Purpose grant from the Environment, Neighbourhoods & Growth department for Centre for Wildlife Gardening
National Lottery Heritage Fund - Grant to The London Wildlife Trust
£108,365 14/03/2023
Re-uniting Sydenham Hill Wood & Dulwich Wood
London Borough of Southwark - Grant to London Wildlife Trust
£30,000 31/03/2022
Common Purpose grant from the Environment & Leisure department
Charles Hayward Foundation - Grant to London Wildlife Trust
£30,000 27/01/2022
Camley Street Natural Park redevelopment
National Lottery Heritage Fund - Grant to London Wildlife Trust
£250,000 15/09/2021
Wild City Traineeships and Youth Governance
Greater London Authority - Grant to London Wildlife Trust
£10,753 01/12/2020
From Grey to Green at CSNP
City Bridge Trust - Grant to London Wildlife Trust
£216,000 17/09/2020
60
£216,000 over five years (£42,200; £42,300; £43,000; £43,850; £44,650) for the salary and project costs towards increasing the participation of under-represented groups at Woodberry Wild. ....more
National Lottery Heritage Fund - Grant to London Wildlife Trust
£218,400 11/08/2020
COVID 19 London Wildlife Trust
Camden Giving - Volunteering at Camley Street
£83,742 21/05/2020
36
This funding is for the delivery of outdoor volunteering sessions at Camley Street Natural Park (CSNP), which will enable local people to meet their Camden neighbours, whilst improving their ....more
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to London Wildlife Trust
£49,752 19/05/2020
6
towards unrestricted core costs as a COVID-19 Fast Response grant
London Borough of Southwark - Grant to London Wildlife Trust
£30,000 01/04/2020
Common Purpose grant from the Environment & Leisure department
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs - NFM0011-CF777 - Pymmes Brook Deculverting
£11,600 01/04/2020
To provide capital and revenue egrants to third sector organisations to deliver projects in Natural Flood Management (NFM) technique. Schemes will aim to improve our understanding of NFM technique ....more
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs - PGW0398-CF831 - Thamesmead Canals Habitat Enhancement Project (£12K this year, £16782 20/21, £17K 21/22)
£9,475 01/04/2020
Partnership Grants for England (PG) is a payment mechanism enabling us to provide capital and revenue grants to third sector organisations for projects which protect and enhance the water environment
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs - PGW0398-CF984 - Thamesmead Canals Habitat Enhancement Project (£12K this year, £16782 20/21, £17K 21/22)
£7,305 01/04/2020
Partnership Grants for England (PG) is a payment mechanism enabling us to provide capital and revenue grants to third sector organisations for projects which protect and enhance the water environment
DCMS - Keeping it Wild
£72,500 31/03/2020
Keeping it Wild
DCMS - Keeping it Wild
£48,333 31/03/2020
Keeping it Wild. The wider aim of the scheme is: to provide a fund of last resort to protect the UKs heritage
The Berkeley Foundation - One off unrestricted grant
£10,000 17/03/2020
One-off unrestricted grant in support of The London Wildlife Trust's charitable services to protect the capital's wildlife and wild spaces.
Greater London Authority - Grant to London Wildlife Trust
£40,000 29/01/2020
Greening the Regent’s Canal
Greater London Authority - Grant to London Wildlife Trust
£6,230 30/09/2019
Upper Norwood Recreation Ground Tree Planting
National Lottery Heritage Fund - Grant to London Wildlife Trust
£10,000 06/06/2019
Celebrating 30 Years at CWG
Greater London Authority - Grant to London Wildlife Trust
£400 01/05/2019
National Park City Festival 2019 events
Greater London Authority - Grant to London Wildlife Trust
£35,000 29/04/2019
National Park City Festival 2019: Wildlife
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs - Thamesmead Canals Habitat Enhancement Project (œ12K this year, œ15K 20/21, œ17K 21/22)
£10,489 01/04/2019
Partnership Grants for England (PG) is a payment mechanism enabling us to provide capital and revenue grants to third sector organisations for projects which protect and enhance the water environment
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs - Pymmes Brook Deculverting
£30,651 01/04/2019
Natural Flood Management Programme Grant 2019/20
London Borough of Southwark - Grant to London Wildlife Trust
£30,000 01/04/2019
Common Purpose grant from the Place & Wellbeing department
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs - State Aid Funded (Measure 10)
£9,404 01/04/2019
This measure is the primary Agri-environment-climate funding for England in delivering the Rural Development programme environmental land management priorities and builds on the agri-environment ....more
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs - EAFRD - RD Measure 10 EXQ funded
£13,807 01/04/2019
This measure is the primary Agri-environment-climate funding for England in delivering the Rural Development programme environmental land management priorities and builds on the agri-environment ....more
National Lottery Heritage Fund - Grant to London Wildlife Trust
£76,000 05/09/2018
Development capacity building for London's wildlife
Greater London Authority - Grant to London Wildlife Trust
£5,000 16/08/2018
Wild Woodlands
Greater London Authority - Grant to London Wildlife Trust
£5,000 16/08/2018
Wild Woodlands
Greater London Authority - Grant to London Wildlife Trust
£5,000 16/08/2018
Wild Woodlands
Greater London Authority - Grant to London Wildlife Trust
£5,000 16/08/2018
Wild Woodlands
Greater London Authority - Grant to London Wildlife Trust
£3,499 28/06/2018
National Park City Week 2018
London Borough of Southwark - Grant to London Wildlife Trust
£31,875 01/04/2018
Community Capacity grant from the Place & Wellbeing department
London Borough of Southwark - Grant to London Wildlife Trust
£2,500 01/04/2018
Neighbourhoods Fund: Camberwell grant from the Housing & Modernisation department
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs - ALB - Environment Agency - Brent River Improvement Project, Ealing 18/19
£5,814 01/04/2018
Partnership Grants for England (PG) is a payment mechanism enabling us to provide capital and revenue grants to third sector organisations for projects which protect and enhance the water environment ....more
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs - ALB - Environment Agency - Pymmes Brook Deculverting
£6,204 01/04/2018
To fund other flood and coastal erosion risk management authorities in England for capital projects included in six year FCERM capital programme
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£75,000 14/02/2018
A new learning centre at Camley Street Natural Park
Greater London Authority - Grant to London Wildlife Trust
£35,000 18/01/2018
Thamesmead Canal Habitat Improvement Project
Greater London Authority - Grant to London Wildlife Trust
£50,000 18/01/2018
Pymmes Brook enhancements
Greater London Authority - Grant to London Wildlife Trust
£50,000 18/01/2018
Pymmes Brook enhancements
Greater London Authority - Grant to London Wildlife Trust
£35,000 18/01/2018
Thamesmead Canal Habitat Improvement Project
Greater London Authority - Grant to London Wildlife Trust
£50,000 18/01/2018
Pymmes Brook enhancements
Greater London Authority - Grant to London Wildlife Trust
£35,000 18/01/2018
Thamesmead Canal Habitat Improvement Project
Greater London Authority - Grant to London Wildlife Trust
£50,000 18/01/2018
Pymmes Brook enhancements
Greater London Authority - Grant to London Wildlife Trust
£35,000 18/01/2018
Thamesmead Canal Habitat Improvement Project
Greater London Authority - Grant to London Wildlife Trust
£50,000 18/01/2018
Pymmes Brook enhancements
Greater London Authority - Grant to London Wildlife Trust
£35,000 18/01/2018
Thamesmead Canal Habitat Improvement Project
Greater London Authority - Grant to London Wildlife Trust
£50,000 31/12/2017
Pymmes Brook enhancements
Greater London Authority - Grant to London Wildlife Trust
£35,000 31/12/2017
Thamesmead Canal Habitat Improvement Project
Greater London Authority - Grant to London Wildlife Trust
£50,000 31/12/2017
Pymmes Brook enhancements
Greater London Authority - Grant to London Wildlife Trust
£35,000 31/12/2017
Thamesmead Canal Habitat Improvement Project
Greater London Authority - Grant to London Wildlife Trust
£50,000 31/12/2017
Pymmes Brook enhancements
Greater London Authority - Grant to London Wildlife Trust
£35,000 31/12/2017
Thamesmead Canal Habitat Improvement Project
Co-Operative Group - Grant to London Wildlife Trust
£4,307 29/11/2017
We want to make an urban toad garden for children using volunteer power!
Greater London Authority - Grant to London Wildlife Trust
£6,000 20/09/2017
Contribution to HLF Great North Wood project
National Lottery Heritage Fund - Grant to London Wildlife Trust
£1,031,600 28/06/2017
Keeping it Wild
National Lottery Heritage Fund - Grant to London Wildlife Trust
£90,900 10/05/2017
Urban Urchins
London Borough of Southwark - Grant to London Wildlife Trust
£31,875 01/04/2017
Community Capacity grant from the Housing & Modernisation department
London Borough of Southwark - Grant to London Wildlife Trust
£3,000 01/04/2017
Neighbourhoods Fund: Camberwell grant from the Housing & Modernisation department
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs - Stafford Road Openspace River Restoration Project
£21,019 01/04/2017
To provide capital and revenue grants to third sector organisations to deliver projects to protect and enhance the water environment and deliver other EA objectives
London Borough of Hounslow - Grant to London Wildlife Trust
£500 27/02/2017
To facilitate visits for 6 groups of people with disabilities to Gunnersbury Triangle Nature Reserve. The groups can participate in volunteering activities or hands-on educational actvities. 20 ....more
National Lottery Heritage Fund - Grant to London Wildlife Trust
£8,400 02/02/2017
Lookering to the Future
National Lottery Heritage Fund - Grant to London Wildlife Trust
£1,424,900 30/11/2016
From coal drop to coal tit - Camley Street Natural Park
National Lottery Heritage Fund - Grant to London Wildlife Trust
£44,000 03/11/2016
Crane Park Island: Young Visions
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to London Wildlife Trust
£15,000 10/08/2016
12
Towards the development of work that will showcase the unique role of urban Wildlife Trusts in addressing social and environmental problems.
London Borough of Hounslow - Grant to London Wildlife Trust
£19,926 04/07/2016
12
Based at Crane Park Island Nature Reserve the project will work with Hounslow residents, Council staff, and local groups to improve and enhance the natural environment of the Crane Valley in ....more
London Borough of Southwark - Grant to London Wildlife Trust
£31,875 01/04/2016
Community Capacity grant from the Housing & Modernisation department for Centre for Wildlife Gardening - core costs
Greater London Authority - Grant to London Wildlife Trust
£5,000 18/02/2016
To support development phase of Great North Wood Heritage Lottery fund project
National Lottery Heritage Fund - Grant to London Wildlife Trust
£795,100 17/09/2015
Great North Wood
National Lottery Heritage Fund - Grant to London Wildlife Trust
£97,200 09/09/2015
Vole Patrol
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to London Wildlife Trust
£400,000 23/06/2015
48
Towards core costs to deliver Water for Wildlife a scheme to open up urban freshwater habitat and species to the wider public, and work towards their improvement and future protection.
Greater London Authority - Grant to London Wildlife Trust
£50,000 11/06/2015
In relation to the Lost EFFRA Project
London Borough of Hounslow - Grant to London Wildlife Trust
£500 01/07/2014
Childrens arts sessions which will take place at Gunnersbury Triangle Nature Reserve after the guided walks.
National Lottery Community Fund - Wild about Thamesmead
£46,311 28/11/2013
24
Wild about Thamesmead will enable local people to regenerate and manage a nature site which has been unused for many years. The project has emerged from the local community, who are determined to ....more
National Lottery Heritage Fund - Grant to London Wildlife Trust
£500,000 21/05/2013
Catalyst for London's Nature
National Lottery Heritage Fund - Grant to London Wildlife Trust
£558,700 21/05/2013
WildTalent
National Lottery Community Fund - Potted History
£120,000 16/10/2012
48
This expanding project will deliver a service to older people with issues such as dementia, combining reminiscence work with gardening activities. For example, a session may involve light gardening ....more
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to London Wildlife Trust
£166,996 05/07/2012
Towards the salary of a volunteer officer and other related project costs to create a new infrastructure that effectively supports and nurtures local action and advocacy.
Three Guineas Trust - Growing Out
£43,728 05/04/2012
towards Growing Out.
National Lottery Community Fund - Growing Out
£120,000 13/09/2011
48
This project aims to provide opportunities for people with learning disabilities to develop their skills by becoming involved in enhancing public green spaces in London. Through working in groups and ....more
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to London Wildlife Trust
£170,928 20/03/2008
36
Towards Core costs Towards the salary of the three core biodiversity conservation posts.
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (10)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split
Based on 9/10 persons

Age Range of Trustees: 36-70
  • AMY MOUNT Appointed: 2020, Occupation: Civil Servant
  • HANNAH FOX Appointed: 2020, Occupation: Accountant
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 18/01/1982, number: 283895
  • Registered at Companies House on 26/11/1981, number: 01600379
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Bullying and harassment policy and procedures
  • Campaigns and political activity 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
  • Investment
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding policy and procedures
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Serious incident reporting policy and procedures
  • Trustee conflicts of interest policy and procedures
  • Trustee expenses policy and procedures
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
20 returns made; AR08: 0 days late, AR07: 1 days late, AR06: 1 days late,
Main office

8-10 GROSVENOR GARDENS
LONDON
SW1W 0DH

Objectives

(1) TO PROMOTE THE CONSERVATION, CREATION, MAINTENANCE AND STUDY FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PUBLIC OF PLACES AND OBJECTS OF ORNITHOLOGICAL ENTOMOLOGICAL, BOTANICAL, ZOOLOGICAL, GEOLOGICAL, ARCHAEOLOGICAL OR SCIENTIFIC INTEREST OR OF NATURAL BEAUTY IN GREATER LONDON AND ELSEWHERE. (2) TO PROMOTE THE EDUCATION OF THE PUBLIC AND IN PARTICULAR YOUNG PEOPLE IN THE PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE OF CONSERVATION OF FLORA AND FAUNA, AND THE APPRECIATION OF NATURAL BEAUTY PARTICULARLY IN URBAN AREAS. (3) TO PROMOTE, ORGANISE AND CARRY ON STUDY AND RESEARCH IN THE PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE OF THE CONSERVATION OF NATURE AN THE USE OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND TO PUBLICISE THE USEFUL RESULTS OF SUCH RESEARCH.

Defined Area of Benefit:

GREATER LONDON AND ELSWHERE

Data Sources

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360 Giving
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