Finance Score: 5
Governance Score: 3
Support Score: 5
  • Strong growth: +2
  • Fundraising costs low: +3
  • No PartB
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • All female board: -3
  • Grant maker support: +5
Overall GiG Score: 13 ?


Analysis by Giving is Great


  • The charity has received backing from multiple prominent grant makers recently
  • There has been strong growth in spending over the last 5 years
  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years
  • Fundraising costs are low relative to funds raised
  • 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 completely female
Established: 40 years
Scottish Charity RegulatorCompanies House
Financial Data
Income & Spending ?
Period ending 31/03/18 31/03/19 31/03/20 31/03/21 31/03/22 31/03/23
Charitable activities £11,874 £47,639
Donations & Legacies £258,817 £235,395
Other Income
Investment Income £3
Total income £65,935 £100,871 £117,068 £270,694 £237,866 £283,034
Charitable activities spending £188,547 £251,906
Fundraising costs 4% 5%
Other spending £8,386 £10,778
Total spending £60,416 £98,202 £115,603 £207,543 £265,511 £278,239
Surplus/deficit £5,519 £2,669 £1,465 £63,151 -£27,645 £4,795
Listed activities
  • It carries out activities or services itself
  • The prevention or relief of poverty
  • The advancement of citizenship or community development
  • The provision of recreational facilities, or the organisation of recreational activities, with the object of improving the conditions of life for the persons for whom the facilities or activities are primarily intended
Where it operates
  • Wider, but within one local authority area, main operating location: Glasgow City
Who it helps
  • Children or young people
  • Older People
  • People with disabilities or health problems','No specific group, or for the benefit of the community

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
Scottish Government£54,500
Garfield Weston Foundation£15,000
The Clothworkers Foundation£10,000
National Lottery Community Fund£10,000
Foundation Scotland£5,000
Co-Operative Group£4,960
BBC Children in Need£3,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
To be used for
Co-Operative Group - Grant to The Brunswick Community Trust
£1,160 22/10/2022
We aim to provide a programme children and young people can attend during the school holidays by educating them, providing them with lunches and having fun.
Co-Operative Group - Grant to Brunswick Centre
£1,202 23/10/2021
We are looking to improve the mental and physical health of the local community by creating an outdoor gym. It would also keep young people occupied and out of trouble.
The Clothworkers Foundation - Grant to Brunswick Community Development Trust
£10,000 01/07/2021
purchase vehicle for a charity supporting disadvantaged young people in Glasgow
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award - COVID19 response
£15,000 23/04/2021
Brunswick Moving Forward
Scottish Government - Brunswick Youth Centre (Glasgow) Limited
£25,000 28/01/2021
Detailed description not provided.
BBC Children in Need - Grant to The Brunswick Community Centre
£3,000 17/06/2020
COVID19 - The grant will buy software and equipment to create better, more professional videos for digital youth work with 260 young people from low income families who are isolated due to Covid-19. ....more
Scottish Government - Brunswick Youth Centre (Glasgow) Limited
£19,500 10/06/2020
Detailed description not provided.
CAF - Grant to The Brunswick Youth Centre (Glasgow)
£5,000 27/05/2020
Grant to The Brunswick Youth Centre (Glasgow) to support the organisation through COVID19
Scottish Government - Brunswick Youth Centre (Glasgow) Limited
£10,000 21/04/2020
Detailed description not provided.
Foundation Scotland - Grant to The Brunswick Community Development Trust
£5,000 01/04/2020
To provide a frontline service in the Balornock and Barmulloch area, ensuring the most vulnerable in the community receive basic help.
£10,000 31/03/2020
This group will use the funding to deliver an emergency response service for approximately 600 isolated and vulnerable people living in Balornock and Barmulloch.
Co-Operative Group - Grant to Brunswick centre
£2,599 15/11/2019
We want to create a mural, designed by local young people, in the main room in our centre.
BBC Children in Need - Grant to The Brunswick Community Centre
£30,000 15/03/2019
150 children and young people from Balornock in Glasgow will access a range of youth work activities that will support them to have fun, make more informed decisions about their lives and to feel ....more
Glasgow City Council - Brunswick Youth Centre, Get up and Go
£39,168 08/03/2019
A diversionary programme for young people, including arts, sports, healthy outdoor pursuits and informal education.
Virgin Money Foundation - Grant to Brunswick Centre
£250 05/03/2019
Grant through the Heart of the Community Fund towards the running costs of their school holidays programme which focuses on tackling issues surrounding food poverty, social inclusion and financial ....more
Glasgow City Council - Brunswick Youth Centre, Get up and Go
£39,168 08/06/2018
A diversionary programme for young people, including arts, sports, healthy outdoor pursuits and informal education.
National Lottery Community Fund - Community Integration Project
£10,000 08/11/2017
This organisation will expand their operating hours from four nights per week to five nights, meaning they can offer more activities for people in the Balornock area of Glasgow. The organisation ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - There is no project name available for this record
£10,000 16/11/2012
The group will carry out a feasibility study, options appraisal and business plan to explore ways of improving the services they provide and building social enterprise initiatives to allow the centre ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Brighten Up Brunswick
£10,000 29/08/2012
This group will upgrade their youth and community facility. The grant will fund painting, decorating, electric shutters, security lights, a tiled facade, carpets and flooring.
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Directors (7)
Current Directors appointed
Gender Split

Age Range of Directors: 23-66
  • TOAL, Jane
    Appointed: 2017
    Occupation: Housing Officer
Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in Scotland on 29/06/1984, number: SC008978
  • Notes: Change of Legal Name from Brunswick Youth Centre (Glasgow) Limited to The Brunswick Community Development Trust
  • Registered at Companies House on 20/02/2012, number: SC417414
Filing Record
5 returns made; all on time
Main office

c/o The Brunswick Community Development Trust, 17 Wardhill Road, Glasgow, G21 3NN


a. as a Youth Club, to help and educate girls & boys through their leisuretime activities, to develop their physical, mental and moral capacities, that they may grow to full maturity as responsible individuals and members of society, and their condition of life may be improved. b. as a Community Association, to promote the benefit of the inhabitants of Balornock and environs without distinction of political, religious or other opinions by associating local authorities, voluntary organisations and inhabitants in a common effort to advance education and to provide facilities in the interest of social welfare for recreation and leisure time occupation with the object of improving the conditions of life for the said inhabitants. c. to co-operate with the Statutory Authority in the maintenance and management of the Centre for activities promoted by the Club and the Association in furtherance of the above objects or any of them.

Data Sources

Scottish Charity Regulator
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