Finance Score: -6
Governance Score: 6
Support Score: 9
  • Poor Liquidity: -1
  • Volatile income: -3
  • Fundraising costs high: -2
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Large volunteers +3
  • Grant maker support: +6
Overall GiG Score: 9 ?

TALL SHIPS YOUTH TRUST 

The Tall Ships Youth Trust is dedicated to the personal development of young people through the crewing of Tall Ships. Its principal activities are to provide opportunities for young people to go to sea on the Trust's ocean going sail training vessels and to promote sail training internationally.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has been successful in attracting volunteers relative to its size
  • The charity has received backing from multiple prominent grant makers, including a Community Foundation, recently
  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of age and dynamic in terms of composition

Financial issues to consider:

  • Liquidity appears to have been slender at the latest year end
  • Income has been volatile recently
  • Fundraising costs are high relative to funds raised
Established: 61 years
(67 years as a company)

www.tallships.org

info@tallships.org

02392832055

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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
28/02/23£1,749£1,763£-14£372£1,215£2411.617435
28/02/22£1,295£1,533£-237£330£374£-722-5.714389
28/02/21£1,346£1,306£40£306£593£-474-4.414136
29/02/20£2,154£1,943£211£337£553£-351-2.213424
28/02/19£2,202£2,155£48£315£342£-328-1.814150
28/02/18?£1,317£1,151£166£128£295£-362-3.8120
28/08/17?£4,312£5,162£-849£331£128£-706-1.6120
28/02/16£2,522£2,972£-450£232£3,810£1,4665.9130
28/02/15£2,429£2,955£-526£263£3,618£1,5316.2130
28/02/14£2,225£2,997£-773£250£4,142£2,0488.2130
28/02/13£2,388£3,115£-728£283£4,889£2,77310.7130
29/02/12£3,249£2,970£278£286£5,571£3,39813.7130
28/02/11£2,190£3,324£-1,134£292£5,168£3,04011130
28/02/10£2,349£3,274£-925£319£6,246£4,11315.1130
28/02/09£2,239£3,642£-1,403£395£7,742£5,58218.4130
29/02/08£2,315£3,771£-1,456£377£9,373£6,84721.8110
28/02/07£3,006£3,579£-573£434£10,701£8,11127.2120
28/02/06£727£1,165£-437£0£0£0n/a00
28/02/05*£1,004£1,132£-128£0£0£0n/a00
29/02/04*£1,206£1,153£53£0£0£0n/a00

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 21.3%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 21.1%
Senior Staff Costs/Total Spending: 5%
Highest pay band: £70,000-£80,000
Liabilities/Assets: 41%
Liabilities/Income: 52%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 20%
Reserves/Spending: 1.6 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: -1 months
Quick Ratio: 0.4
Asset Split ?
What it does
  • Amateur Sport
  • Disability
  • Education/Training
Who works here?
  • 17 employees
  • 435 volunteers
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • People With Disabilities
How it operates
  • Makes Grants to Individuals
  • Makes Grants to Organisations
  • Provides services
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
Where it operates
  • Scotland, Throughout England And Wales,

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
John Lyon's Charity£120,000
National Lottery Community Fund£10,000
Essex Community Foundation£9,000
The Clothworkers Foundation£8,700
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
County Durham Community Foundation - Voyage of Exploration for disadvantaged young people from Durham
£4,000 19/01/2023
To support a Voyage of Exploration for disadvantaged young people from Durham
The Clothworkers Foundation - Grant to Tall Ships Youth Trust
£8,700 25/05/2022
refurbishment of building for a charity supporting disadvantaged young people in Hampshire
Devon Community Foundation - Transformational voyages for disadvantaged young people from Devon
£2,000 04/05/2022
8 x placements on a residential sea training voyage for disadvantaged YP to build confidence, communication, team work and resilience
National Lottery Community Fund - TSYT Hub - Essential Maintenance Project
£10,000 29/04/2022
The funding will be used by the charity to replace its facilities including 10 storage heaters six toilets and two urinals. The project aims to offer the young people who use the centre a more ....more
Essex Community Foundation - Grant to Tall Ships Youth Trust
£9,000 06/01/2022
to provide twenty disadvantaged young people from Harwich, with a residential sailing voyage to aid personal development and discovery
The Childhood Trust - Voyages of Recovery for Young People from London
£2,320 22/06/2021
To help 10 disadvantaged young people from London to recover from the impact of Covid-19 by participating in a transformational Tall Ships voyage. This will give them a new focus and the opportunity ....more
County Durham Community Foundation - Voyages of Recovery for Disadvantaged Young People from Durham
£3,350 16/04/2021
To enable 10 disadvantaged young people to take part in a 4-night / 5-day Tall Ships Youth Trust voyage.
John Lyon's Charity - Main grant to Tall Ships Youth Trust
£120,000 10/03/2021
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Sailing Beyond Expectations
Suffolk Community Foundation - The Raedwald Voyage
£3,000 25/09/2020
8
Towards the costs of The Raedwald Voyage, a sailing experience for disadvantaged young people.
Masonic Trust - MCF Festival
£3,000 14/09/2020
To provide young people from Worcestershire who are living with SEND or are socially disadvantaged with places on the charity's Youth Sailing Programme.
Suffolk Community Foundation - Sailing Beyond Expectations
£4,000 11/06/2019
11
Towards the Sailing Beyond Expectations project, enabling disadvantaged young people to take part in a voyage.
Robertson Trust - Support for Disadvantaged Young People from Scotland
£10,500 25/02/2019
Support for Disadvantaged Young People from Scotland
Garfield Weston Foundation - Major Grants award
£100,000 29/01/2018
Flagship Appeal
Dulverton Trust - Emergency cashflow grant
£50,000 24/10/2017
Emergency cashflow grant
Robertson Trust - Funding to support Disadvantaged/Disabled Young People from Scotland
£3,000 31/01/2017
Funding to support Disadvantaged/Disabled Young People from Scotland
Masonic Trust - Walking Tall Project
£22,000 19/10/2016
Project to increase the employment opportunities of NEET young people by offering life skills training, sailing training, and support with physical and mental health issues.
The Blagrave Trust - Bursaries for young people from Hampshire
£30,000 21/06/2016
NEET and outdoor learning
Dulverton Trust - sailing voyages for disadvantaged young people
£58,500 10/06/2015
sailing voyages for disadvantaged young people
One Manchester - Skill-building sailing voyage for three young people with disabilties
£600 08/06/2015
Project that enables three disabled young people to participate in a voyage on a new vessel. Will boost self esteem, equip with emotional coping skills and increase aspirations
Dulverton Trust - meeting the Challenger fleet's 5-year certification
£30,000 15/02/2012
meeting the Challenger fleet's 5-year certification
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (9)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Age Range of Trustees: 35-72
  • JULIAN BROWN Appointed: 2021, Occupation: Multi-Asset Fund Manager
  • MARTIN LAYNG Appointed: 2023, Occupation: Senior Management Leader
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 20/06/1963, number: 314229
  • Registered at Companies House on 12/06/1956, number: 00567460
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; AR05: 14 days late, AR04: 7 days late,
Main office

2A THE HARD
PORTSMOUTH
PO1 3PT

Objectives

PROMOTING THE TRAINING OF YOUNG MEN AND YOUNG WOMEN OF ALL NATIONALITIES IN SAILING AND SEAMANSHIP PARTICULARLY BY THE USE OF SAIL TRAINING SHIPS AND SEA SCHOOLS; TO PROMOTE AMONG YOUNG PERSONS INTEREST IN TAKING UP SEA-GOING CAREERS WITH PARTICULAR REFERENCE TO SERVICE IN THE ROYAL NAVY AND MERCANTILE MARINE; AND TO MAKE AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC A KNOWLEDGE OF UP TO DATE DEVELOPMENTS IN THE SCIENCE OF SEAMANSHIP AND SAILING

Defined Area of Benefit:

NATIONAL

Data Sources

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