Finance Score: 2
Governance Score: 9
Support Score: 9
  • Good reserves management: +3
  • Volatile income
  • spending growth: -1
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +9
Overall GiG Score: 20 ?

HOLBORN COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION 

Holborn Community Association has been a vital part of the local community for over 30 years. Across 3 centres, we run a range of sport, play and art activities for everyone from 0-99+.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • Reserves management has been consistently within official guidelines
  • 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 issues to consider:

  • Income has been volatile recently but spending has been maintained

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£611£566£45£0£3,275£2234.71360
31/03/22£646£605£41£0£3,229£2484.91460
31/03/21£1,759£517£1,241£0£3,189£3658.51464
31/03/20*£1,368£561£806£0£1,947£2655.715162
31/03/19£937£591£345£24£1,141£2254.614132
31/03/18£720£621£99£0£796£2324.5140
31/03/17£768£543£224£0£780£2916.4150
31/03/16£708£547£161£0£556£2796.1180
31/03/15£588£518£70£14£395£2876.7160
31/03/14£545£493£52£2£325£2486160
31/03/13*£622£490£133£3£273£2646.5180
31/03/12*£583£575£9£2£140£1172.4180
31/03/11*£645£647£-2£3£132£891.6180
31/03/10*£676£658£17£6£134£781.4140
31/03/09£498£539£-41£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/08£498£491£7£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/07*£602£606£-4£27£151£671.3120
31/03/06*£602£606£-4£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/05£529£549£-20£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/04*£425£469£-44£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: 16%
Liabilities/Income: 102%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 7%
Reserves/Spending: 4.7 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: -0 months
Quick Ratio: 0.7
Asset Split ?
Established: 35 years

www.holborncommunity.co.uk

admin@holborncommunity.co.uk

07718137159

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UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Amateur Sport
  • Arts/Culture/Heritage/Science
  • Disability
  • Economic/Community Development/Employment
  • Education/Training
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
GiG Classification
  • Social clubs and similar
How it operates
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Camden,
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Elderly/Old People
  • 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
Sport England£500,000
Mercer's Charitable Foundation£74,032
Garfield Weston Foundation£40,000
The London Community Foundation£33,421
John Lyon's Charity£25,000
Co-Operative Group£10,633
London Marathon Charitable Trust£10,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Mercer's Charitable Foundation - Grant to Holborn Community Association
£74,032 29/11/2023
The Doorstep Help project to support isolated older people.
Garfield Weston Foundation - Multi-Year Grant (2 Years) award
£40,000 02/12/2022
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Holborn Arts
London Catalyst - Holborn Community Association - 1
£3,000 15/11/2022
Creative art groups for children with social communication difficulties
London Marathon Charitable Trust - Covid Recovery Activity Programme
£10,000 24/03/2021
A grant towards return to physical activity’ sessions across their sites aimed at children, adults and older people.
The London Community Foundation - Grant to Holborn Community Association
£9,400 04/12/2020
6
This project will create a lending library of digital devices and WiFi internet dongles, to be shared amongst local families and older people who do not have the resources to access online projects. ....more
John Lyon's Charity - Main grant to Holborn Community Association
£25,000 18/06/2020
12
Digital Media Project
The London Community Foundation - Grant to Holborn Community Association
£24,021 29/04/2020
This funding will maintain the new activities and support offer we are delivering across our community – this includes Doorstep Help (delivering food, prescriptions, essentials for older/vulnerable ....more
Camden Giving - Holborn Community Association - Covid19 Charity Fund
£6,000 09/04/2020
Grant to plug the gap in their revenue income generation that has been lost, they cannot continue to pay the staff involved in the offer we had created to run but now cannot run them.
Co-Operative Group - Grant to Holborn Community Association
£10,633 15/11/2019
We want to support isolated older people with weekly visits from volunteers, providing companionship and a link to the community.
Sport England - Redevelopment of Bedford House
£500,000 01/10/2019
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Funding under Sport England's Improvement Fund funding programme for a Capital project titled Redevelopment of Bedford House. This project lists its main activity as Multi Sports
Masonic Trust - MCF Large Grant
£77,827 07/06/2019
Grant to fund a befriending project supporting lonely and isolated older people living in Holborn, Bloomsbury and Covent Garden.
City Bridge Trust - Grant to Holborn Community Association
£100,000 06/07/2018
£100,000 for the costs of the accessible elements of the wider refurbishment including: a new entrance, installation of a passenger lift, provision of a hearing loop and the modifying of kitchen and ....more
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£75,000 21/11/2017
Bedford House- A vital Community Development
BBC Children in Need - Grant to Holborn Community Association
£60,503 17/10/2017
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Digital Media workshops for up to 260 young people experiencing local deprivation in Camden. By attending the project young people will have increased aspirations, increased creative skills and ....more
Greater London Authority - Grant to Hoborn Community Association
£8,650 14/03/2017
Team london small grants - supporting 59-69 year olds to volunteer and/or elderly people to have improved access to community services
Power to Change - Holborn Community Association
£300,000 01/12/2016
12
Grant to Holborn Community Association
London Marathon Charitable Trust - Full redevelopment and expansion of Bedford House Community Centre & Gym
£200,000 11/10/2016
Towards remodelling and refurbishing Bedford House in Camden to make this valuable and historic community sports centre more accessible and suitable for a wider variety of physical activities and ....more
Power to Change - Holborn Community Association
£300,000 31/08/2016
Funding to redevelop the Bedford House community centre to make it accessible to mobility impaired users, increasing access to services ranging from befriending to cooking and sport.
The Clothworkers Foundation - Grant to Holborn Community Association
£4,600 26/04/2016
Digital equipment for a charity in London
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (7)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split
Based on 6/7 persons

Age Range of Trustees: 30-75
  • LINDA HENDEN Appointed: 2017, Occupation: Building Management
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 08/03/1989, number: 801064
  • Registered at Companies House on 07/02/1989, number: 02344228
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
  • 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; AR20: 9 days late, AR13: 14 days late, AR12: 16 days late, AR11: 2 days late, AR10: 2 days late, AR07: 17 days late, AR06: 842 days late, AR04: 1 days late,
Main office

Millman Street Community Rooms
50 Millman Street
LONDON
WC1N 3EW

Objectives

A) TO PROMOTE THE BENEFIT OF THOSE PERSONS WHO LIVE IN THE HOLBORN WARD OF THE LONDON BOROUGH OF CAMDEN AND ITS NEIGHBOURHOOD WITHOUT DISTINCTION OF RACE, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEX, PHYSICAL OR MENTAL ABILITY OR OF POLITICAL, RELIGIOUS OR OTHER OPINIONS. B) TO ADVANCE EDUCATION AND TO PROVIDE FACILITIES IN THE INTERESTS OF SOCIAL WELFARE FOR RECREATION AND LEISURE-TIME OCCUPATION WITH THE OBJECT OF IMPROVING THE CONDITIONS OF LIFE FOR THESE INHABITANTS. C) TO ASSOCIATE THE LOCAL AUTHORITY, APPROPRIATE VOLUNTARY ORGANISATIONS, AND THE INHABITANTS OF THE AREA IN A COMMON EFFORT TO THESE ENDS. D) TO MAINTAIN AND MANAGE, AND TO CO-OPERATE WITH ANY LOCAL STATUTORY AUTHORITY IN THE MAINTENANCE AND MANAGEMENT OF A COMMUNITY CENTRE FOR ACTIVITIES PROMOTED BY THE ASSOCIATION IN FURTHERANCE OF THE ABOVE OBJECTS.

Defined Area of Benefit:

HOLBORN WARD OF CAMDEN AND NEIGHBOURHOOD

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
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