Finance Score: -7
Governance Score: 5
Support Score: 7
  • Multiple Deficits and declines: -5
  • Fundraising costs high: -2
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Mainly female board: -1
  • Overall weighted support: +7
Overall GiG Score: 5 ?

AGE UK CAMDEN 

Age UK Camden is the legal name. The charity: (a) Provides services; (b) Works in partnerships; (c) Campaigns with/for older people; (d) Innovates and undertakes research. Current services include: Day Services; Information/Advice; befriending; social prescribing; counselling; shopping; computer training; support for older LGBT people.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • 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 dynamic in terms of composition

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • The Board is predominantly female
  • Over half the Board have joined recently

Financial issues to consider:

  • Income has been volatile and on several occasions in recent years less than spending
  • Fundraising costs are 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£2,384£2,974£-590£503£1,212£1,1954.850234
31/03/22*£3,713£4,284£-571£201£1,422£1,065384240
31/03/21£4,189£3,993£196£122£1,728£1,6765100285
31/03/20£3,912£4,059£-147£151£941£8412.595286
31/03/19£3,811£3,800£11£128£793£6862.294223
31/03/18£3,308£3,259£49£160£952£8433.11130
31/03/17£3,109£3,259£-150£164£813£7952.91120
31/03/16£3,023£2,957£66£170£1,056£1,0224.1870
31/03/15£2,231£2,308£-76£299£878£8664.5470
31/03/14£2,115£2,158£-43£283£974£8975350
31/03/13£2,191£2,132£60£238£1,171£1,0405.9350
31/03/12*£3,229£2,344£885£235£1,221£1,0785.5390
31/03/11*£2,442£2,437£5£230£598£5592.8470
31/03/10*£2,268£2,318£-50£221£-501£-567-2.9430
31/03/09£2,225£2,171£54£226£253£1600.9450
31/03/08£2,121£2,091£30£248£669£5843.3460
31/03/07*£1,885£1,817£68£185£647£5613.7410
31/03/06£1,725£1,733£-8£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/05*£1,774£1,666£108£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/04*£1,629£1,686£-57£0£0£0n/a00

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 22.4%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 16.9%
Senior Staff Costs/Total Spending: 3%
Highest pay band: £60,000-£70,000
Liabilities/Assets: 49%
Liabilities/Income: 40%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 99%
Reserves/Spending: 4.8 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 1 months
Quick Ratio: 0.9
Asset Split ?
Established: 39 years

www.ageukcamden.org.uk

info@ageukcamden.org.uk

02072390400

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UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Economic/Community Development/Employment
  • Education/Training
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
GiG Classification
  • Practical support, advice & companionship
How it operates
  • Acts as an umbrella or resource body
  • Makes Grants to Organisations
  • Other charitable activities
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides human resources
  • Provides services
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
Where it operates
  • Camden,
Who it helps
  • Elderly/Old People
  • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies
  • Other Defined Groups
  • The General Public/Mankind

Who supports 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
Pears Foundation£70,000
DCMS£49,500
National Lottery Community Fund£9,761
Trust for London£5,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Pears Foundation - Grant to Age UK Camden
£40,000 03/12/2021
Core Funding
Pears Foundation - Grant to Age UK Camden
£30,000 31/07/2020
13
Top up grant to strengthen volunteering services
DCMS - Coronavirus Community Support Fund
£49,500 23/07/2020
"The fund aims to:1) To reduce closures of essential charities that provide essential services to vulnerable groups during the COVID-19 crisis by ensuring they have the financial resources to ....more
Trust for London - Age UK Camden
£5,000 09/04/2020
3
The funding is towards the purchase of emergency food and provisions to include 800 parcels to deliver to older people. COVID19 response.
National Lottery Community Fund - Older People's Shop and Chat
£9,761 13/03/2020
11
The funding will be used to promote and expand their online shopping service for older people. The project aims to maintain health, well-being and independent living.
Pears Foundation - Grant to Age UK Camden
£30,000 27/06/2019
24
Good Neighbours volunteer befriending
National Lottery Community Fund - Opening Doors London: Supporting older LGBT people across London
£151,057 16/12/2015
47
This is an expansion of an existing project for older lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (OLGBT) people to cover the whole of London. The project aims to initiate new care and support services ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Increasing Digital Inclusion for Older People
£10,000 04/02/2015
12
Not Available
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to Age UK Camden
£119,589 21/01/2015
28
Towards the salaries of the project manager and befriender co-ordinator to provide services to older LGBT people and to assist them to develop peer support, campaigning and advocacy related ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Ageing Better in Camden (ABC)
£4,516,807 30/07/2014
72
Not Available
City Bridge Trust - Grant to Age UK Camden (AUC)
£75,000 16/07/2014
24
£75,000 over two years (£50,000; £25,000) towards the salary costs of two full-time Development Co-ordinators to develop and expand the Open Doors London service.
National Lottery Community Fund - Age Concern Camden (Development Grant)
£20,000 15/01/2014
3
Age Concern Camden (Development Grant)
National Lottery Community Fund - Volunteers Supporting Isolated and Vulnerable Older People
£295,988 17/06/2013
48
This is a continuation and expansion of an existing project by Age Concern Camden (ACC) which aims to support housebound and isolated older people in the Camden area to continue to live independently ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Men of the World
£10,000 05/07/2012
12
This is a project by a charity in Camden. The group will use the funding to provide a series of outings and a week long residential trip for older men from the local community who are isolated and ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Opening Doors in Central and North London
£300,000 06/06/2011
48
This is a continuation and expansion of an existing project from Age Concern Camden (ACC) to reach beneficiaries across the whole of North London. The Opening Doors Project (ODP) for older lesbian, ....more
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to Age UK Camden
£93,287 19/01/2011
Towards the salaries of the co-ordinator and project manager and costs to provide direct services to older lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people and to assist them with peer support, ....more
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (7)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Age Range of Trustees: 49-86
  • BONNY HO Appointed: 2023, Occupation: Retired
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 22/01/1986, number: 293446
  • Registered at Companies House on 10/12/1985, number: 01969975
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Event History
Policies in force
  • Bullying and harassment policy and procedures
  • Campaigns and political activity policy and procedures
  • Complaints handling
  • Complaints policy and procedures
  • Conflicting interests
  • Engaging external speakers at charity events policy and procedures
  • 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; AR22: 57 days late, AR12: 2 days late, AR11: 1 days late, AR10: 2 days late, AR07: 14 days late, AR05: 1 days late, AR04: 1 days late,
Recent reorganisation events:
  • Asset transfer in from HAMPSTEAD COUNSELLING SERVICE on 12/05/2021
  • Asset transfer in from MY LIVING WILL on 06/08/2021
Main office

Age UK City of London
68 Parkway
London
NW1 7AH

Objectives

THE OBJECTS OF THE CHARITY ARE TO PROMOTE THE FOLLOWING PURPOSES FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PUBLIC AND/OR OLDER PEOPLE WITHIN THE AREA OF BENEFIT:3.1.1 PREVENTING OR RELIEVING THE POVERTY OF OLDER PEOPLE;3.1.2 ADVANCING EDUCATION;3.1.3 PREVENTING OR RELIEVING SICKNESS, DISEASE OR SUFFERING IN OLDER PEOPLE (WHETHER EMOTIONAL, MENTAL OR PHYSICAL);3.1.4 PROMOTING EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY;3.1.5 PROMOTING THE HUMAN RIGHTS OF OLDER PEOPLE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS;3.1.6 ASSISTING OLDER PEOPLE IN NEED BY REASON OF ILL-HEALTH, SOCIAL EXCLUSION OR OTHER DISADVANTAGE; AND3.1.7 SUCH OTHER CHARITABLE PURPOSES FOR THE BENEFIT OF OLDER PEOPLE AS THE CHARITY TRUSTEES FROM TIME TO TIME DECIDE;THE OUTCOME OF THIS BEING THE PROMOTION OF THE WELL-BEING OF OLDER PEOPLE.

Defined Area of Benefit:

LONDON BOROUGH OF CAMDEN

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Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
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