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The Bromley By Bow Centre

What it does
    To promote the benefit of the inhabitants of East London and surrounding areas either alone or by associating together the inhabitants and the local authorities, voluntary and other organisations to advance education, protect and preserve health, relieve poverty, sickness and distress and provide recreational facilities and any such charitable purposes as the trustees shall may decide.
Who works here
  • 127 employees and 40 volunteers.
Who it helps
  • Children/young People
  • Elderly/old People
  • People With Disabilities
  • People Of A Particular Ethnic Or Racial Origin
  • The General Public/mankind
Sector(s) covered
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • Education/training
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
  • Disability
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
  • Arts/culture/heritage/science
  • Amateur Sport
  • Environment/conservation/heritage
  • Economic/community Development/employment
  • Human Rights/religious Or Racial Harmony/equality Or Diversity
Where it operates
  • Tower Hamlets, Hackney, Newham, Waltham Forest
How it's governed
  • UK Charity, number: 1041653
  • First registered on 26/10/1994
Financial Data
Y/E Income Expenditure Surplus Assets Months
Reserves
Employees Volunteers Filed on
30/06/2018 £3,753,000 £4,678,000 -£925,000 127 40 24/04/2019
30/06/2017 £4,373,000 £4,430,000 -£57,000 £2,870,000 2 124 60 18/04/2018
30/06/2016 £4,108,000 £4,080,000 £28,000 £2,927,000 2 95 17 28/04/2017
30/06/2015 £3,665,000 £3,819,000 -£154,000 £2,924,000 2 89 43 21/01/2016
30/06/2014 £3,343,000 £3,380,000 -£37,000 £3,078,000 3 82 45 29/04/2015
30/06/2013 £2,835,000 £2,903,000 -£68,000 £3,115,000 4 82 48 09/04/2014
31/08/2012 £3,942,000 £3,746,000 £196,000 £3,183,000 3 84 48 15/03/2013
31/08/2011 £3,786,000 £3,780,000 £6,000 £2,987,000 2 84 0 09/02/2012
Donations received

Over the last five years they've received significant donations from 6 grant making charities totalling £1,252,316

Amount/
When
Donor To be used for
£25,000
31/03/2019
Garfield Weston Foundation Core Costs/Unrestricted Grant
£11,950
30/11/2018
Greater London Authority BBBC Community Solar
£10,000
14/03/2018
National Lottery The charity will run a one day festival event which will celebrate the diversity and culture of the local area. The project aims to bring people together in and across communities.
£128,100
31/10/2017
City Bridge Trust £128,100 over three years (£40,800; £42,300; £45,000) to meet the cost of an Integrated Housing Advisor (21 hrs pw), a Connections Worker, project evaluation and management costs, to provide targeted housing advice and financial management support to private rented sector households experiencing housing difficulties and financial hardship.
£41,000
31/08/2017
Tudor Trust over two years towards the salary of a Bengali-speaking link worker at a social prescribing service in East London
£295,994
31/05/2017
Power to Change Grant to Bromley by Bow Centre
£10,000
31/07/2016
National Lottery The organisation will use the funding to deliver a community festival event based on food, music and fashion around the different cultures of the area, including activities such as a bouncy castle and arts. This will enable the organisation to bring a range of community groups together.
£340,514
31/07/2016
National Lottery This project will expand its work with local residents at risk of homelessness through long term unemployment or mental health issues to improve their financial health by building their knowledge, skills and experience. It will include financial capability workshops and bespoke support sessions which will cover the transition into work or taking on the responsibility of a new property.
£339,758
30/06/2016
National Lottery This is the expansion of a project supporting vulnerable local residents, particularly older people, those from migrant communities and those with mental health needs. It will use the Time Bank model to support people to help one another and share skills. Volunteer community champions will build local hubs and run activities that people need and want to do, including walking, gardening and training. This will reduce isolation, promote relationships between cultures and reduce barriers to employment.
£50,000
29/02/2016
City Bridge Trust £50,000 over 12 months for a Project Manager and on costs, leading work to pilot the Integrated Social Care Hub offering personalised support to vulnerable adults.
Governance
Trustees (12)
  • Marcia Maximin
  • Professor Ajit Lalvani (3 trusteeships)
  • Dr Savitha Pushparajah
  • Simon Bevan
  • Michael Gould
  • Monjur Ali
  • David Smeed
  • Peter Derek Thorne
  • Dr Paul Martin Brickell
  • Neil Anthony Smith
  • Obafemi Oladele Shokoya
  • Rachel Ann Smith
Main office

BROMLEY BY BOW CENTRE
ST. LEONARDS STREET
LONDON
E3 3BT

Objectives

TO PROMOTE THE BENEFIT OF THE INHABITANTS OF THE LONDON BOROUGH OF TOWER HAMLETS AND THE SURROUNDING AREA BY ASSOCIATING TOGETHER THE INHABITANTS AND THE LOCAL AUTHORITIES, VOLUNTARY AND OTHER ORGANISATIONS TO ADVANCE EDUCATION, PROTECT AND PRESERVE HEALTH, RELIEVE POVERTY, SICKNESS AND DISTRESS AND PROVIDE RECREATIONAL FACILITIES AND ANY SUCH CHARITABLE PURPOSES AS THE TRUSTEES SHALL FROM TIME TO TIME DECIDE.