Finance Score: 0
Governance Score: 0
Support Score: 1
  • Accounts overdue -5
  • Future income +5
  • No PartB
(no info on trustees)
    • Grant maker support: +1
    Overall GiG Score: 1 ?


    Analysis by Giving is Great


    • The charity has received backing from several prominent grant makers recently and there are significant future grants due to be received

    Financial issues to consider:

    • Latest accounts are overdue for filing
    Established: 6 years
    Scottish Charity Regulator
    Financial Data
    Period ending 30/09/19
    Total income £12,958
    Total spending £6,731
    Surplus/deficit £6,227
    What it does
    • It makes grants, donations, loans, gifts or pensions to individuals
    • It makes grants, donations or gifts to organisations
    Who it helps
    • No specific group, or for the benefit of the community
    • The prevention or relief of poverty
    Where it operates
    • More than one local authority area in Scotland, main operating location: City of Edinburgh

    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£10,383
    Foundation Scotland£2,000
    Virgin Money Foundation£250
    Specific Donations
    Amount When
    To be used for
    National Lottery Community Fund - Edinburgh Travel Bank (COVID Recovery Programme)
    £3,403 15/07/2020
    This group will use the funding to increase the hours of their development worker post from 12.5 to 25 until the end of the calendar year. The additional hours will help with increased demand and ....more
    Foundation Scotland - Grant to Float Trust SCIO
    £2,000 13/07/2020
    to contribute towards travel costs.
    National Lottery Community Fund - Edinburgh Travel Bank
    £6,980 11/12/2019
    This group will use the funding to continue their travel bank scheme, launched to provide small grants to cover essential travel to those in greatest need. The service will be delivered in ....more
    Virgin Money Foundation - Grant to Float Trust SCIO
    £250 23/07/2019
    The Float Trust was set up to provide practical and financial support to those at risk of destitution in Edinburgh. The award was used towards their Travel Bank project which gives vouchers to some ....more

    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 20/09/2018, number: SC048712
    Filing Record
    1 returns made; all on time
    Main office

    The Melting Pot, 5 Rose Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2PR


    The organisation's purposes are: 4.1 The prevention and relief of poverty in Scotland by providing grants, items, and support to individuals in need. and 4.2 To provide support, financial or otherwise, to charities and other organisations which share aims comparable to 4.1.

    Data Sources

    Scottish Charity Regulator
    360 Giving
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