Finance Score: 3
Governance Score: 3
Support Score: 4
  • Fundraising costs low: +3
  • No PartB
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +4
Overall GiG Score: 10 ?


Analysis by Giving is Great


  • The charity has received backing from several prominent grant makers recently
  • There have been no income shortfalls in recent years
  • Fundraising costs are unusually low relative to funds raised
  • The Board appears to be dynamic in terms of composition
Established: 32 years
Scottish Charity RegulatorCompanies House
Financial Data
Income & Spending ?
Period ending 31/12/17 31/12/18 31/12/19 31/12/20 31/12/21 31/12/22
Charitable activities £2,461 £3,079 £7,339 £14,713 £13,224
Donations & Legacies £467,716 £464,817 £563,788 £363,423
Other Income £5,320 £407 £676 £291 £217
Investment Income £5,301 £4,731 £11,096 £7,934 £9,667
Total income £413,094 £497,381 £490,883 £590,358 £394,000 £446,199
Charitable activities spending £361,998 £299,118 £304,275 £294,213 £354,312
Fundraising costs 6% 4% 3% 4% 3%
Other spending £8,197 £2,526 £2,735 £2,581
Total spending £394,207 £401,460 £320,066 £326,816 £314,190 £368,829
Surplus/deficit £18,887 £95,921 £170,817 £263,542 £79,810 £77,370
Listed activities
  • It carries out activities or services itself
  • The prevention or relief of poverty
  • The advancement of education
  • The advancement of religion','the advancement of health','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','the relief of those in need by reason of age, ill-health, disability, financial hardship or other disadvantage
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','Other defined groups

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
National Lottery Community Fund£19,000
Scottish Government£17,400
Foundation Scotland£3,000
Virgin Money Foundation£1,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
To be used for
National Lottery Community Fund - Coordinating emergency support and working to re-open LHM
£10,000 07/07/2020
This group will use funds to retain their Centre Manager so that they can continue the COVID-19 response and re-establish normal activities
Scottish Government - The Lodging House Mission
£17,400 08/05/2020
Detailed description not provided.
Foundation Scotland - Grant to The Lodging House Mission
£3,000 10/04/2020
To provide food vouchers to their service users who are now in temporary accommodation in Glasgow as a result of COVID.
Virgin Money Foundation - Grant to Lodging House Mission
£1,000 05/08/2019
The Lodging House Mission supports those whose lifestyles are often chaotic and lonely by providing a warm, safe and supportive environment where they can enjoy a meal, basic health care, advice and ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Making more rooms for activities
£9,000 15/07/2019
This group will use the funding to create two new multi-purpose rooms with storage at the back of their main hall for use for activities which require a greater level of privacy.
Co-Operative Group - Grant to Lodging House Mission
£3,025 29/11/2017
We will deliver more activities and courses to build people's confidence and self worth; discover hidden talents and develop new interests.
National Lottery Community Fund - Saturdays @ LHM
£9,939 23/05/2017
This organisation runs a variety of services including a drop in centre and kitchen for people experiencing homelessness, poverty, addiction and other forms of hardship. This project will enable the ....more
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to Lodging House Mission
£66,000 10/03/2016
towards three years' running costs of a project offering drop in services to homeless people and those with chaotic lives in Glasgow
Corra Foundation - HDA-16/125
£5,000 04/02/2016
towards the salary of the full-time Support Worker.
Robertson Trust - the running costs of Lodging House Mission
£60,000 31/10/2015
the running costs of Lodging House Mission
National Lottery Community Fund - New Vision Church Refurbishment
£10,000 24/07/2013
The group will renovate the church providing a multi-purpose area for sports and recreational activities benefitting the homeless and vulnerable men and women who access the services.
National Lottery Community Fund - Refurbishing the Day Centre's Kitchen
£10,000 16/06/2011
This project will upgrade the kitchen facilities of its Day Centre by purchasing a variety of modern, fit for purpose kitchen equipment. The project will benefit staff, volunteers and homeless ....more
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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: 51-80
Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in Scotland on 01/01/1992, number: SC017283
  • Registered at Companies House on 12/11/2001, number: SC225199
Filing Record
5 returns made; all on time
Main office

35 East Campbell Street, Glasgow, G1 5DT


As a response to God's love for all humanity and within a Christian context, the relief of exclusion and to alleviate the conditions of life amongst homeless people and those vulnerable to homelessness, of any gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnic origin, faith or denomination and whether able-bodied or disabled in the local Authority Area comprised in the City of Glasgow, by providing a range of services meeting their varied needs, thus enabling them to find ways to reintegrate into mainstream housing provision, to make fuller use of their time, access job training, seek employment and enjoy better mental and physical health

Data Sources

Scottish Charity Regulator
360 Giving
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