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Citizens Uk Charity

What it does
    Citizens UK is the home of Community Organising. We support a growing network of broad based Citizens Organisations which include faith, education and voluntary associations and institutions that work together for the common good. We also support a Guild of Community Organisers and the Centre for Civil Society.
Who works here
  • 73 employees and 15000 volunteers.
Who it helps
  • The General Public/mankind
Sector(s) covered
  • Education/training
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
  • Economic/community Development/employment
  • Human Rights/religious Or Racial Harmony/equality Or Diversity
Where it operates
  • Throughout England And Wales, France, Italy, Greece
Legal constitution
  • UK Charity, number: 1107264
  • First registered on 14/12/2004
UN SDGs:
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Financial Data ?
Y/E Income Expenditure Surplus/
Deficit
Assets Months
Reserves
Employees Volunteers Filed on
31/03/2018 £5,589,032 £5,507,305 £81,727 2 73 15000 25/01/2019
31/03/2017 £4,942,816 £4,406,141 £536,675 £971,627 2 69 15000 26/01/2018
31/03/2016 £3,578,998 £3,217,375 £361,623 £434,952 1 51 1000 30/01/2017
31/03/2015 £2,388,070 £2,308,884 £79,186 £180,668 44 10000 29/01/2016
31/03/2014 £1,095,924 £1,143,636 -£47,712 £101,482 1 40 0 30/10/2014
31/03/2013 £954,566 £1,032,289 -£77,723 £149,194 1 38 0 11/12/2013
31/03/2012 £1,560,194 £1,565,452 -£5,258 £226,917 1 37 0 10/01/2013
31/03/2011 £1,339,596 £1,289,882 £49,714 £232,175 2 33 0 16/12/2011
31/03/2010 £1,026,520 £1,032,604 -£6,084 £182,461 25 500 16/02/2011
31/03/2009 £563,865 £505,256 £58,609 £188,545 23 50 27/10/2009
Donations received ?

Over the last five years they've received significant donations from 10 grant making charities totalling £3,719,273

Amount/
When
Donor To be used for
£12,750
28/02/2019
Trust for London The funding is to cover the cost of calculating the Living Wage rates in London and the UK annually, based on the best available evidence for the cost of living pressures facing employees and their families, to ensure the ongoing credibility and independence of the real Living Wage rates.
£499,364
30/06/2018
National Lottery HWF Working Families Organising for Change
£140,000
31/05/2018
Trust for London The funding is to pilot the most effective provision of support (legal and otherwise) to children with irregular status (and their families) in primary school settings, delivered through a collaboration with a range of organisations.
£80,000
31/05/2018
Trust for London The funding is for our highly effective advocacy team, which works from governmental to grassroots level to increase support and access to rights for refugees in the UK. The role we are requesting funding for will harness and build public and political support to promote a welcoming environment for refugees.
£17,300
31/05/2018
Paul Hamlyn Foundation Safe Passage works to help refugees find safe, legal routes to sanctuary. On the 80th anniversary of the Kindertransport, this campaign aims to secure pledges from local authorities to take in at-risk child refugees. This grant will fund a series of cultural events designed to gain public support and commitments from local authorities.
£10,000
30/04/2018
Barrow Cadbury To support the Kindertransport Legacy campaign
£285,890
21/03/2018
National Lottery This project will provide early years support to mothers and their children by building the resilience of local people and community organisations. Parents and their children will take part in group activities which have been designed by local parents working with health and education professionals. Volunteer child-minders work with children by engaging them in playtime, singing and other activities while parents can take part in workshops on topics including going back to work and the importance of play.
£10,000
28/02/2018
Barrow Cadbury Fund research on how paying the Living Wage benefits local economies
£59,365
28/02/2018
Joseph Rowntree Foundation Safe Passage's Advocacy team
£31,800
21/02/2018
Trust for London The funding is to extend the period of the secondment to the Greater London Authority for a further year. The secondee will work on the Citizenship and Integration Initiative, specifically on the Civic Engagement strand of work.
£90,000
31/07/2017
Tudor Trust over two years for its strategic support fund providing emerging groups outside London with funding towards growth and resilience. _x000D_ _x000D_
£205,000
31/07/2017
Nesta Early Years Social Action Innovation Fund programme grant to Citizen's UK Grant Ref AC00693
£250,000
30/06/2017
Comic Relief Opening routes to safety for child refugees in Europe
£20,000
31/03/2017
AB Charitable Trust £20,000 towards work with undocumented young people and young people from migrant and refugee backgrounds
£28,884
02/03/2017
Trust for London The funding is to second a senior member of staff to the Greater London Authority's Social Integration Team for a year. The secondee will work on the Citizenship and Integration Initiative, specifically on the Civic Engagement strand of work.
£363,000
02/03/2017
Trust for London The funding is towards a multi-layered strategy to tackle the housing crisis in London including 4 strategic campaigns (Olympic Legacy, Broadwater Farm estate regeneration, Old Oak Common Development, Rogue Landlords), integrated into policy influencing at a Council, Mayoral and National level, combined with capacity and coalition building for long-term change.
£905,320
30/11/2016
National Lottery This project will enable 10 new broad-based alliances to develop across England, complementing Citizens UK’s existing network of alliances. A new community organiser recruitment and training programme will be established, along with a shared place for learning through a new online Leadership Learning Network. The project will provide around 2000 people with increased community organising skills and a greater capacity to influence decision-making.
£3,000
31/10/2016
Essex Community Foundation To help organise a listening campaign to identify community issues in Colchester
£50,000
31/07/2016
Comic Relief Safe Passage
£240,000
31/01/2016
Paul Hamlyn Foundation This project will support Citizens UK to expand their ‘New Communities’ work campaigning on migrant, asylum and integration related issues. Support from PHF will allow Citizens to target, engage and mobilise new demographics (including young migrants) in new geographic locations, and build alliances with institutions which have not engaged on migration issues before.
£60,000
23/01/2016
Barrow Cadbury Commission into Islam, Participation and Public Life
£15,000
31/12/2015
Paul Hamlyn Foundation Grant made under the PHF Supported Options Initiative to support young people with irregular immigration status to campaign on relevant issues.
£60,000
30/11/2015
Paul Hamlyn Foundation Citizens UK organises communities across the UK to act together on social justice issues. This project is a partnership between Citizens UK, the Migrants' Law Project at Islington Law Centre and Bhatt Murphy Solicitors which will support individuals trapped in the ‘Jungle’ in Calais and further afied in Europe, who have settled family in the UK to apply for their asylum claims to be heard by the UK.
£120,000
31/10/2015
Comic Relief The next steps for the Living Wage movement
£60,000
24/10/2015
Barrow Cadbury To support the activities and expansion of Citizens UK: Birmingham
£50,000
30/09/2015
Tudor Trust over one year as continuation funding towards a strategic support fund to support Citizens alliances outside London with small enabling grants
£10,000
30/09/2015
AB Charitable Trust £10,000 towards a professional community organiser to support young people to secure their status
£12,600
01/09/2015
Barrow Cadbury To enable Citizens UK: Birmingham to engage a living wage intern for 6 months to push the living wage campaign within Birmingham
£30,000
27/03/2014
Barrow Cadbury Citizens UK: Birmingham
Governance
Trustees (12)
Main office

136 CAVELL STREET
LONDON
E1 2JA

Objectives

THE OBJECTS FOR WHICH THE COMPANY IS ESTABLISHED ARE: 1. TO DEVELOP THE CAPACITY AND SKILLS OF THE MEMBERS OF SOCIALLY AND ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED COMMUNITIES IN SUCH A WAY THAT SUCH MEMBERS ARE BETTER ABLE TO IDENTIFY AND HELP MEET THEIR NEEDS AND TO PARTICIPATE MORE FULLY IN SOCIETY; 2. TO ASSIST BY DIRECTLY PROMOTING THE MORE EFFECTIVE WORKING OF CHARITABLE COMMUNITY CAPACITY BUILDING ORGANISATIONS DESIGNED TO PURSUE THAT AIM; 3. TO ADVANCE THE VOLUNTARY SECTOR; 4. TO ADVANCE PHYSICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH; 5. TO RELIEVE POVERTY, UNEMPLOYMENT, OR THOSE IN NEED BY REASON OF YOUTH, AGE, ILL-HEALTH, DISABILITY, FINANCIAL HARDSHIP OR OTHER DISADVANTAGE; 6. TO ADVANCE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION OR IMPROVEMENT AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT; 7. TO ADVANCE THE ARTS, CULTURE, HERITAGE OR SCIENCE; AND 8. TO FURTHER SUCH EXCLUSIVELY CHARITABLE OBJECTS ACCORDING TO THE LAWS OF ENGLAND AND WALES AS THE TRUSTEES IN THEIR ABSOLUTE DISCRETION FROM TIME TO TIME DETERMINE. SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT MEANS "DEVELOPMENT WHICH MEETS THE NEEDS OF THE PRESENT WITHOUT COMPROMISING THE ABILITY OF FUTURE GENERATIONS TO MEET THEIR OWN NEEDS".