Citizens Uk Charity

Charity first registered in the UK on 14/12/2004 no: 1107264
Charities Commission data

This charity employs 73 people and has 15000 volunteers.

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UN Sustainable Development Goals
1 No Poverty
3 Good health & wellbeing
8 Decent Work & Economic Growth

What it does

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

How it works

Provides Advocacy/advice/informationActs As An Umbrella Or Resource Body

Where it operates

Throughout England And Wales, France, Italy, Greece

Who it helps

The General Public/mankind


Donations received

Over the last five years they've received significant donations from 10 grant making charities totalling £3,669,223

When Amount Donor To be used for
30/06/2018 £499,364 National Lottery HWF Working Families Organising for Change
31/05/2018 £140,000 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.
31/05/2018 £80,000 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.
30/04/2018 £10,000 Barrow Cadbury To support the Kindertransport Legacy campaign
21/03/2018 £285,890 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.
28/02/2018 £10,000 Barrow Cadbury Fund research on how paying the Living Wage benefits local economies
28/02/2018 £59,365 Joseph Rowntree Foundation Safe Passage's Advocacy team
21/02/2018 £31,800 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.
31/07/2017 £90,000 Tudor Trust over two years for its strategic support fund providing emerging groups outside London with funding towards growth and resilience. _x000D_ _x000D_
31/07/2017 £205,000 Nesta Early Years Social Action Innovation Fund programme grant to Citizen's UK Grant Ref AC00693
30/06/2017 £250,000 Comic Relief Opening routes to safety for child refugees in Europe
02/03/2017 £28,884 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.
02/03/2017 £363,000 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.
30/11/2016 £905,320 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.
31/10/2016 £3,000 Essex Community Foundation To help organise a listening campaign to identify community issues in Colchester
31/07/2016 £50,000 Comic Relief Safe Passage
31/01/2016 £240,000 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.
23/01/2016 £60,000 Barrow Cadbury Commission into Islam, Participation and Public Life
31/12/2015 £15,000 Paul Hamlyn Foundation Grant made under the PHF Supported Options Initiative to support young people with irregular immigration status to campaign on relevant issues.
30/11/2015 £60,000 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.
31/10/2015 £120,000 Comic Relief The next steps for the Living Wage movement
24/10/2015 £60,000 Barrow Cadbury To support the activities and expansion of Citizens UK: Birmingham
30/09/2015 £50,000 Tudor Trust over one year as continuation funding towards a strategic support fund to support Citizens alliances outside London with small enabling grants
30/09/2015 £10,000 AB Charitable Trust £10,000 towards a professional community organiser to support young people to secure their status
01/09/2015 £12,600 Barrow Cadbury To enable Citizens UK: Birmingham to engage a living wage intern for 6 months to push the living wage campaign within Birmingham
27/03/2014 £30,000 Barrow Cadbury Citizens UK: Birmingham

Financial Data
Y/E Income Expenditure Surplus Assets Months
Reserves
Employees Volunteers
31/03/2018 £5,589,032 £5,507,305 £81,727 2 73 15000
31/03/2017 £4,942,816 £4,406,141 £536,675 £971,627 2 69 15000
31/03/2016 £3,578,998 £3,217,375 £361,623 £434,952 1 51 1000
31/03/2015 £2,388,070 £2,308,884 £79,186 £180,668 0 44 10000
31/03/2014 £1,095,924 £1,143,636 -£47,712 £101,482 1 40 0
31/03/2013 £954,566 £1,032,289 -£77,723 £149,194 1 38 0
31/03/2012 £1,560,194 £1,565,452 -£5,258 £226,917 1 37 0
31/03/2011 £1,339,596 £1,289,882 £49,714 £232,175 2 33 0
31/03/2010 £1,026,520 £1,032,604 -£6,084 £182,461 0 25 500
31/03/2009 £563,865 £505,256 £58,609 £188,545 0 23 50
31/03/2008 £347,615 £413,149 -£65,534 0
31/03/2007 £282,016 £299,870 -£17,854 0
31/03/2006 £412,178 £396,011 £16,167 0

Trustees

This charity has 12 registered trustees.

  • David Edward Canham
  • Dr Kaneez Shaid
  • Dr Steve Mowle
  • James David Pickering
  • Meriel Barclay Ma
  • Nabeel Abdullah Al-azami
  • Noeleen Cohen
  • Ranjit Sondhi
  • Rev Canon Karen Sheila Frances Rooms
  • Rev Canon Sheila Bamber
  • Rosamund Mary Irene Mccarthy
  • Rt Hon John Dominic Battle
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".