Finance Score: 0
Governance Score: 0
Support Score: 7
  • No PartB
(no info on trustees)
    • Grant maker support: +7
    Overall GiG Score: 7 ?

    LINKES [SCIO] 

    Analysis by Giving is Great

    Positives:

    • Spending has increased over the last 3 years relative to the previous period
    • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years
    • A significant proportion of recent income was derived from major grant makers
    • This charity is based in an area of extremely high deprivation
    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
    Donations & Legacies £304,931 £296,119
    Other Income
    Investment Income
    Total income £195,753 £215,032 £239,797 £304,931 £229,347 £296,119
    Charitable activities spending £252,614 £273,618
    Fundraising costs
    Other spending
    Total spending £195,534 £206,751 £229,291 £252,614 £239,627 £273,618
    Surplus/deficit £219 £8,281 £10,506 £52,317 -£10,280 £22,501
    Established: 18 years
    Scottish Charity Regulator
    UN SDGs
    ?
    Listed activities
    • It carries out activities or services itself
    GiG Classification
    • Poverty relief
    Purposes
    • The advancement of education
    • 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
    Where it operates
    • Glasgow City
    • This charity is based in an area of extremely high deprivation
    Who it helps
    • 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
    National Lottery Community Fund£149,990
    Tudor Trust£122,000
    BBC Children in Need£121,465
    Virgin Money Foundation£40,000
    Scottish Government£13,470
    Foundation Scotland£11,000
    Specific Donations
    Amount When
    Months
    To be used for
    BBC Children in Need - Grant to LINKES
    £23,965 02/09/2022
    This grant will empower children and young people from Knightswood in Glasgow to deliver Social Action in their community.
    Tudor Trust - Grant to Linkes (SCIO)
    £100,000 23/04/2021
    36
    over three years as unrestricted continuation funding for an organisation running community flats in Knightswood, Glasgow, to help support local residents and contribute towards community development
    Virgin Money Foundation - Grant to Linkes
    £30,000 21/04/2021
    12
    Grant to support the organisation to continue and develop the community food project.
    Scottish Government - LINKES [SCIO]
    £13,470 11/03/2021
    Detailed description not provided.
    Tudor Trust - Grant to Linkes (SCIO)
    £2,000 12/02/2021
    as an additional grant to support staff, volunteer and trustee wellbeing, to assist the organisation deliver its charitable purpose more effectively
    BBC Children in Need - Grant to LINKES
    £97,500 15/12/2020
    600 children and young people from low income families will access a nine week holiday programme and a weekly after school play session in Knightswood, Glasgow. They will be more physically active, ....more
    Foundation Scotland - Grant to LINKES [SCIO]
    £5,000 10/12/2020
    5
    To provide staple foods to families consistently through their foodbank/community larder provision.
    Virgin Money Foundation - Grant to Linkes
    £10,000 07/08/2020
    12
    Grant to continue to develop the community food project.
    Tudor Trust - Grant to Linkes (SCIO) (COVID19 Grant)
    £20,000 03/08/2020
    12
    over one year as additional funding towards increased staff hours to respond to the covid-19 crisis and support the local community in Knightswood, West Glasgow
    Foundation Scotland - Grant to LINKES [SCIO]
    £5,000 14/04/2020
    To deliver nutritious, cooked food to people who are vulnerable and/or self-isolating within the Lincoln Avenue Estate in Knightswood, Glasgow.
    Foundation Scotland - Grant to LINKES [SCIO]
    £1,000 26/03/2020
    To help provide healthy food to 300 vulnerable people over 12 weeks on a Knightswood high rise estate including over 70s, single parent families, people experiencing food poverty and those who are ....more
    National Lottery Community Fund - Linkes (SCIO)
    £149,990 14/02/2020
    35
    This project will use the funding to deliver a range of community activities to help reduce isolation across the community. These activities will engage with 700 people and 25 volunteers in the ....more
    Virgin Money Foundation - Grant to Linkes
    £1,000 04/09/2018
    Grant through the Heart of the Community Fund towards the cost of materials, equipment and activities for a new play group.
    Tudor Trust - Grant to Linkes (SCIO)
    £120,000 06/06/2018
    36
    over three years towards salaries and core costs at a community flat in Glasgow, to help support local residents and contribute to community development
    National Lottery Community Fund - Linkes Bringing People Together
    £10,000 27/04/2018
    12
    This group will provide a programme of social and recreational activities for the community. The project will bring people together from a diverse community, helping reduce isolation.
    National Lottery Community Fund - LINKES [SCIO]
    £150,000 24/04/2017
    36
    This group will use the funding to continue the delivery of a number of community led services and activities designed to improve local people’s lives through access to continuous development, ....more
    Foundation Scotland - Grant to LINKES [SCIO]
    £1,926 27/01/2015
    To contribute to the cost of rent, materials and model making kits.
    Foundation Scotland - Grant to LINKES [SCIO]
    £1,000 19/04/2012
    3
    to cover running costs for a new 16 week community arts project.
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    Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

    How is it governed?

    Trustees

    Sorry we have no information about the Trustees.

    Legal constitution
    • Charity registered in Scotland on 26/01/2006, number: SC037175
    • Notes: This SCIO was incorporated on 21 August 2012 as a result of a conversion of a charitable company (SC391628 Linkes).
    Filing Record
    5 returns made; all on time
    Main office

    , G13 3PP

    Objectives

    the advancement of education, the advancement of health and 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.

    Data Sources

    Scottish Charity Regulator
    360 Giving
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