CharityDetail

What it does
  • Leap supports young people aged between 11 and 25 to make changes in their lives by gaining a greater understanding of themselves and their relationship with conflict.
Who works here
  • 30 employees and 25 volunteers.
Who it helps
  • Children/young People
  • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies
  • The General Public/mankind
Sector(s) covered
  • Education/training
  • Economic/community Development/employment
Where it operates
  • Throughout England And Wales, Scotland
How it's governed
  • UK Charity, number: 1072376
  • First registered on 10/11/1998
UN SDGs
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Quality Education
Decent Work & Economic Growth
Reduced Inequalities
Financial Data
Y/E Income Expenditure Surplus Assets Months
Reserves
Employees Volunteers Filed on
31/12/2018 £2,009,745 £1,965,111 £44,634 4 30 25 08/08/2019
31/12/2017 £1,898,806 £1,755,089 £143,717 £724,221 4 23 25 24/09/2018
31/12/2016 £1,423,886 £1,319,365 £104,521 £580,504 5 21 55 20/07/2017
31/12/2015 £1,204,693 £1,102,728 £101,965 £475,983 5 15 55 17/08/2016
31/12/2014 £1,007,150 £1,075,391 -£68,241 £374,018 4 13 40 26/06/2015
31/12/2013 £993,343 £1,003,114 -£9,771 £442,259 5 13 20 24/06/2014
31/12/2012 £968,288 £922,049 £46,239 £452,030 5 11 0 07/08/2013
31/12/2011 £1,103,818 £1,028,284 £75,534 £405,791 4 11 0 22/08/2012
31/12/2010 £1,662,912 £1,892,763 -£229,851 £330,257 2 28 0 07/04/2011
31/12/2009 £2,013,833 £2,218,130 -£204,297 £560,108 3 23 0 14/04/2010
Donations received

Over the last five years they've received significant donations from 9 grant making charities totalling £2,655,634

Amount/
When
Donor To be used for
£600,000
31/08/2018
Esmee Fairbairn Towards unrestricted core costs to deepen impact for young people experiencing conflict in their lives, developing partnerships to deliver collective outcomes and influencing policy and practice to stimulate system change.
£50,000
31/07/2018
Tuixen Foundation Leap works with young people and those in contact with young people to manage conflict in their lives, reduce violence in their communities and help lead our society.
£36,000
31/01/2018
Paul Hamlyn Foundation Leap Confronting Conflict empowers vulnerable young people to make changes in their lives by supporting them to gain a greater understanding of themselves and their relationship with conflict. Leap designs and delivers training programmes for young people, organisations and professionals working with them and supports policy and practice changes that respond to young people’s needs. This grant will support organisational growth and development as part of the Growth Fund annual package of support.
£188,845
30/11/2017
Esmee Fairbairn Towards a programme to improve relationships between looked after children, their carers and others around them, empowering them to manage conflict before it becomes destructive.
£100,000
31/08/2017
Garfield Weston Foundation Core Costs
£50,000
30/06/2017
Tuixen Foundation Leap works with young people and those in contact with young people to manage conflict in their lives, reduce violence in their communities and help lead our society.
£15,000
20/04/2017
Spirit of 2012 Funded via Fawcett Society contract with Spirit of 2012 to intensively work with 8 young women facing multiple disadvantages and at risk of gang activity to help them develop a positive self-image and develop healthier relationships.
£20,000
31/03/2017
Clothworkers Foundation Office refurbishment and training facilities for a charity which works with disadvantaged young people in London
£500,000
28/02/2017
Paul Hamlyn Foundation Leap aims to widen and deepen its impact, clarifying purpose and expanding reach. It also aims to grow its influence through professional training for those starting their careers and spread their approach through a digital training offer.
£95,000
30/11/2016
Henry Smith Charity towards three years' continuation funding of the running costs of a project providing specialised youth work to vulnerable and disengaged young people throughout the UK
£499,189
31/10/2015
National Lottery This is a new project that will utilise learning from previous work the group has undertaken and aims to transform current approaches to working with gangs by delivering an intervention focused on gangs which are identified by their particular area or territory, or sometimes their ethnicity. It will be delivered in two London boroughs, Lambeth and Southwark, with young people in or on the edges of gangs and the adults working or living with them in their communities.
£30,000
30/04/2015
Tudor Trust over one year as continuation funding towards the roll out beyond London of the Improving Prospects conflict resolution project for young people
£375,000
28/02/2015
Esmee Fairbairn Towards core costs of this organisation working with young people and adults, helping them to understand and manage the everyday conflict in their lives and supporting them to become role models and leaders of positive change.
£96,600
31/08/2014
Henry Smith Charity towards two years' running costs of a project that supports young people across the UK experiencing conflict in their lives
How effective is it?
Leap Programmes

Objectives: Leap supports young people to make changes in their lives by gaining a greater understanding of themselves and their relationship with conflict

Description: Delivering programmes that support those in the criminal justice system, including young offenders, prisoners and prison staff. Delivering programmes for schools, alternative education providers and Pupil Referral Units which develop the self-leadership skills of young people and the confidence and resourcefulness of teachers and support staff. Delivering training to local councils to support a wide range of staff to become more effective, either within their teams or with the young people they work with. Delivering programmes in the voluntary sector and support professionals working specifically with young people to develop their skills and confidence.

Outputs Outcomes
01/01/2017-31/12/2017
486 Young people and prisoners participated
846 Adult professionals participated
01/01/2018-31/12/2018
1830 Young people, prisoners and adult professionals were trained in conflict management frameworks 96% Of young people felt able to participate in the training
Survey sample size - 1026 (across all programmes)
95% Of young people became more self-aware
Survey sample size - 1078 (across all programmes)
82% Of young people felt better about themselves
Survey sample size - 185 (across all programmes)
89% Of young people were more aware of how behaviour affects other people, understanding others’ perspectives
Survey sample size - 243 (across all programmes)
96% Of young people had increased knowledge of conflict management frameworks
Survey sample size - 960 (across all programmes)
70% Of young people took more responsibility for their own behaviours
Survey sample size - 61 (across all programmes)
93% Of young people applied skills to communicate and manage conflict effectively
Survey sample size - 320 (across all programmes)
86% Of young people gained confidence to manage conflict
Survey sample size - 847 (across all programmes)
Improving Prospects (IP) Course

Objectives: To help young people understand their relationship with conflict, break cycles of behaviour and take responsibility for their actions

Description: The programme includes: - 1:1 support - A monthly Youth Involvement Group - Visits to organisations and job fairs to learn about careers - Visits to events, such as open mic nights - Referral to other services, such as recording studios and radio stations - Volunteering with Leap, and helping to organise events

Outputs Outcomes
01/01/2017-31/12/2017
134 Young people trained on 16 courses29 Participants agreed they learned to resolve conflict, and had put it into practice
27 Professionals trained on two 'Working with Challenging Behaviour' courses25 Participants had helped others involved in conflict since graduation
01/01/2018-31/12/2018
203 Young people started the course65% Of young people completed the course
93% Participants agreed that they learnt ways and strategies to manage conflict situations9
97% Participants agreed that they have a better understanding of their relationship with conflict
Secure Estate Programme

Objectives: Working across prisons, from the senior management team to prisoners, to develop a shared language and understanding of conflict.

Beneficiaries: Adult and young offenders, and prison staff

Description: Training prisoners, young offenders and prison staff, either separately or together in the same room. Each programme is carefully tailored to the needs of the prison and is designed in consultation with the leadership teams.

Outputs Outcomes
01/01/2017-31/12/2017
135 Young offenders and adult prisoners trained46 Agreed that they were more confident in handling conflict
Taken from 61 participants surveyed
215 Prison staff trained 119 Agreed they are more aware of the causes and consequences of anger
Taken from 124 participants surveyed
01/01/2018-31/12/2018
716 Young offenders and adult prisoners trained
279 Prison staff trained
5 Prisons where training was delivered
75% Of participants agreed that they felt more able to report if they feel unsafe at HMP/YOI Brozefield adult female and young women offenders prison
Taken from 431 participants surveyed
98% Of participants agreed that they have a better understanding of the prisoner/ officers’ perspective at HMP/YOI Brinsford adult male and young men offenders prison
Taken from 95 participants surveyed
88% Of participants agreed that they were more able to challenge unacceptable behaviour on the wing at HMP/YOI Featherstone adult male prison
Taken from 8 participants surveyed
84% Of participants agreed that they have developed strategies for working with challenging behaviour at HMP/YOI Moorland adult male and young men offenders prison
Taken from 32 participants surveyed
97% Of participants agreed that they knew more about tools and strategies to manage challenging behaviour at HMP/YOI Wansworth adult male and young men offenders prison
Taken from 33 participants surveyed
Leadership and Enterprise Programme

Objectives: To help young people have a better understanding and self-awareness of conflict, specifically in relation to choices and responsibility

Beneficiaries: Young people aged between 13–25

Description: The programme works with whole friendship groups of young people aged between 13 – 25 at risk of offending and gang involvement. Through discussion and experiential learning, young people are encouraged to support each other to make positive choices in their lives

Outputs Outcomes
01/01/2018-31/12/2018
88% Of participants agreed that they have a better understanding of conflict
81% Of participants agreed that they felt more confident to manage conflict situations in their lives

Our comments: Surveys of graduates before and after each course were taken. An independent long-term evaluation by Brathay Research Hub assessed 35 of the 92 graduates from the 2016-2017 Improving Prospects (IP) courses to collaborate evidential figures

Documents
Impact Report 2017 Impact report Download Document
Theory of Change report 2014 Programme Report Download Document
Governance
Trustees (13)
Main office

LEAP CONFRONTING CONFLICT
UNIT 7
5-7 WELLS TERRACE
LONDON
N4 3JU

Objectives

(1) TO ADVANCE EDUCATION; AND (11) FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PUBLIC, PARTICULARLY BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY YOUNG PEOPLE, BY PROVIDING FACILITIES FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF PERSONAL AND SOCIAL EDUCATION AND FOR THE RECREATION AND LEISURE TIME OCCUPATION OF SUCH PERSONS IN THE INTERESTS OF SOCIAL WELFARE IN ORDER THAT THEIR CONDITIONS OF LIFE MAY BE IMPROVED.