Overall GiG Score: 5 based on 4 data points
Finance: 1
Governance: -5
Support: 9
(no PartB)
Multiple Deficits: -2, Fundraising costs low: +3,
(no info on trustees)only 0 Trustees: -5,
Supporters: +9


Analysis by Giving is Great


  • Fundraising costs are unusually low relative to funds raised
  • This charity is based in an area of extremely high deprivation

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • There are only 0 trustees

Financial issues to consider:

  • On several occasions in recent years income has been less than spending
Established: 48 years
Scottish Charity Regulator
Financial Data
Income & Spending ?
Period ending 31/07/17 31/07/18 31/07/19 31/07/20 31/07/21 31/07/22
Charitable activities £29,657,141 £31,642,000 £32,511,747 £14,168,376 £45,853,797
Donations & Legacies £291,000
Other Income £2,547,377 £1,526,000 £2,715,947 £22,928,611 £23,154,497
Investment Income £645,390 £592,000 £395,042 £2,183,106 £605,494
Total income £35,615,000 £33,612,315 £34,764,000 £35,990,478 £39,298,640 £69,765,533
Charitable activities spending £32,224,620 £36,077,000 £53,420,772 £23,529,254 £38,214,290
Fundraising costs 3% 4% 2% 2% 1%
Other spending £40,370 £1,153,000 £67,560 £378,766 £530,624
Total spending £33,466,000 £14,570,097 £37,230,000 £54,177,533 £24,220,193 £39,032,985
Surplus/deficit £2,149,000 £19,042,218 -£2,466,000 -£18,187,055 £15,078,447 £30,732,548
What it does
  • It makes grants, donations, loans, gifts or pensions to individuals
  • It carries out activities or services itself
Who it helps
  • Children or young people
  • No specific group, or for the benefit of the community
  • The advancement of education
Where it operates
  • UK and overseas, main operating location: Dundee City
  • This charity is based in an area of extremely high deprivation

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
The National Lottery Heritage Fund£76,400
Foundation Scotland£24,000
Bòrd na Gàidhlig£15,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
To be used for
Foundation Scotland
£12,000 15/03/2023
Baillie Gifford Cost of living donation 2023
Foundation Scotland
£12,000 28/06/2022
Baillie Gifford 22/23 donation
£30,000 01/04/2021
Creative Economy Programmes programme grant to InGAME: Innovation for Games and Media Enterprise Grant Ref AC01323
Bòrd na Gàidhlig
£15,000 25/03/2021
A' cur taic ri phròiseict a bhios toirt trèanadh do sgoilearan Gàidhlig air sgilean ann a bhith cruthachadh geamaichean, is Gàidhlig a chur an sàs ann an geamaichean bhideo / Supporting a ....more
The National Lottery Heritage Fund
£76,400 25/02/2019
Abertay 25: Dundee’s Changemakers - Our contribution to technology and industry

Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?


Sorry we have no information about the Trustees.

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in Scotland on 22/10/1975, number: SC016040
  • Notes: Previous Charity name University Of Abertay Dundee from 22-10-1975 to 06-09-2019
Main office

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The objects of the University are to provide education, to undertake and carry out research and to make suitable and adequate provision for teaching, learning, scholarship and research

Data Sources

Scottish Charity Regulator
360 Giving
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