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Empire Fighting Chance

UN SDGs
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Good health & wellbeing
Reduced Inequalities
What it does
    Empire Fighting Chance (EFC) helps young people who are failing at school, in danger of drifting into a life of unemployment or even crime, and helps them turn their lives around. We run intensive mentoring and personal development programmes alongside a physcial activity. EFC perform remedial work on numeracy and literacy,preparation for employment courses,sports and mentoring qualifications
Who it helps
  • Children/young People
  • People With Disabilities
  • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies
  • Other Defined Groups
  • The General Public/mankind
Sector(s) covered
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • Education/training
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
  • Disability
  • Amateur Sport
  • Economic/community Development/employment
  • Recreation
Where it operates
  • South Gloucestershire, Bristol City, Somerset, Cardiff, Merthyr Tydfil, Vale Of Glamorgan, Wiltshire, Blaenau Gwent, Torfaen
How it's governed
  • UK Charity, number: 1156690
  • First registered on 15/04/2014
Financial Data
Y/E Income Expenditure Surplus Assets Months
Reserves
Filed on Employees Volunteers
31/10/2017 £497,934 £297,674 £200,260 27/06/2018
31/10/2016 £178,423 £164,544 £13,879 25/07/2017
31/10/2015 £647,004 £606,531 £40,473 £74,599 1 19/07/2016 4 11
31/10/2014 £92,335 £58,209 £34,126 12/08/2015
Donations received

Over the last five years they've received significant donations from 7 grant making charities totalling £549,196

Amount/
When
Donor To be used for
£25,000
31/05/2018
Dulverton Trust Establishing the Empire programme in Wales
£2,402
31/01/2018
Quartet Community Foundation Toward a women only box-fit class on a Saturday mornings for girls and young women, based in the disadvantaged Easton and Lawrnce Hill areas, to take part in a physical exercise.
£15,000
17/05/2017
Lloyds Bank Foundation A pilot project supporting unemployed and disadvantaged 16 to 25 year olds into paid employment.
£80,000
28/02/2017
Henry Smith Charity towards two years' running costs of a project providing support to disadvantaged young people through non-contact boxing in Bristol and South Wales
£300
28/02/2017
Quartet Community Foundation Towards a co-ordinated programme of activities for young people.
£40,000
28/02/2017
Quartet Community Foundation The first year of a two-year award towards the running costs of a project providing support to disadvantaged young people through non-contact boxing in Bristol and South Wales.
£90,000
30/11/2016
Tudor Trust over three years towards the salary of a Chief Executive Officer at this charity which uses non-contact boxing to work with young people in Bristol and across South Wales
£1,150
31/05/2016
Quartet Community Foundation For the cost of new boxing gloves and pads. Around 200 young people use the group's service per week.
£210,344
30/11/2015
National Lottery This is the development of an existing project supporting disadvantaged young people who are failing at school, at risk of crime or unemployment or having emotional problems, and helping them turn their lives around through non-contact boxing. This breaks down barriers to communication to help people talk honestly about the issues they face. The project will also include numeracy and literacy, employment skills, mentoring and counselling to help grow confidence, self-esteem and self-discipline.
£75,000
31/08/2015
Esmee Fairbairn Towards core costs of supporting young people in disadvantaged communities to achieve their potential through boxing, personal development and education support.
£10,000
21/01/2015
National Lottery Not Available
How effective is it?
Boxing
Outputs Outcomes
01/11/2016-31/10/2017
3500 People participatingn/a

Our comments: Impact not measured

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Governance
Trustees (6)
  • Alexander Campbell
  • Charlotte Ann Leslie Mp
  • Crispin Busk
  • David Fordham
  • David John Phillips
  • Dr Simon Newitt

Objectives

1.5 THE CHARITY'S OBJECTS ("OBJECTS") ARE SPECIFICALLY RESTRICTED TO THE FOLLOWING: 1.5.1 TO ADVANCE IN LIFE AND HELP YOUNG PEOPLE THROUGH: (I) THE PROVISION OF RECREATIONAL AND LEISURE TIME ACTIVITIES PROVIDED IN THE INTEREST OF SOCIAL WELFARE DESIGNED TO IMPROVE THEIR CONDITIONS OF LIFE; (II) PROVIDING SUPPORT AND ACTIVITIES WHICH DEVELOP THEIR SKILLS, CAPACITIES AND CAPABILITIES TO ENABLE THEM TO PARTICIPATE IN SOCIETY AS MATURE AND RESPONSIBLE INDIVIDUALS; 1.5.2 TO HELP YOUNG PEOPLE, ESPECIALLY BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY THROUGH LEISURE TIME ACTIVITIES IN THE FORM OF AMATEUR BOXING, SO AS TO DEVELOP THEIR CAPABILITIES THAT THEY MAY GROW TO FULL MATURITY AS INDIVIDUALS AND MEMBERS OF SOCIETY; 1.5.3 TO ACT AS A RESOURCE FOR YOUNG PEOPLE UP TO THE AGE OF 21 BY PROVIDING ADVICE AND ASSISTANCE AND ORGANISING PHYSICAL AND EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMMES AND OTHER ACTIVITIES AS A MEANS OF: (I) ADVANCING IN LIFE AND HELPING YOUNG PEOPLE BY DEVELOPING THEIR SKILLS, CAPACITIES AND CAPABILITIES TO ENABLE THEM TO PARTICIPATE IN SOCIETY AS INDEPENDENT, MATURE AND RESPONSIBLE INDIVIDUALS; (II) ADVANCING EDUCATION; (III) PROMOTING PHYSICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH; (IV) RELIEVING UNEMPLOYMENT; (V) PROVIDING RECREATIONAL AND LEISURE TIME ACTIVITY IN THE INTERESTS OF SOCIAL WELFARE FOR PEOPLE WHO HAVE NEED BY REASON OF THEIR YOUTH, AGE, INFIRMITY OR DISABILITY, POVERTY OR SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC CIRCUMSTANCES, WITH A VIEW TO IMPROVING THE CONDITIONS OF LIFE OF SUCH PERSONS; AND 1.5.4 TO PROMOTE AND PROTECT THE PHYSICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH OF PERSONS SUFFERING FROM ILLNESS OR MEDICAL CONDITIONS OF ANY DESCRIPTION OR IN NEED OF REHABILITATION THROUGH THE PROVISION OF PHYSICAL AND EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMMES AND OTHER ACTIVITIES AND BY PROVIDING OR ASSISTING IN THE PROVISION OF EQUIPMENT, FACILITIES, FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE, PRACTICAL ADVICE AND OTHER SUPPORT SERVICES. 1.6 NOTHING IN THE ARTICLES SHALL AUTHORISE AN APPLICATION OF THE PROPERTY OF THE CHARITY FOR PURPOSES WHICH ARE NOT CHARITABLE IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 7 OF THE CHARITIES AND TRUSTEE INVESTMENT (SCOTLAND) ACT 2005 AND/OR SECTION 2 OF THE CHARITIES ACT (NORTHERN IRELAND) 2008.