Empire Fighting Chance

www.empirefightingchance.org
Charity first registered in the UK on 15/04/2014 no: 1156690
Charities Commission data
image/logo for EMPIRE FIGHTING CHANCE

What has this charity achieved?

Programme name: Boxing

Objectives:

Description:

Outputs Intervention
period
Unit cost
11/01/2016 - 10/31/2017
Unclear£85
Impacts Evidence Unit cost
11/01/2016 - 10/31/2017
UN Sustainable Development Goals
3 Good health & wellbeing
10 Reduced Inequalities

What it does

General Charitable Purposes
Education/training
The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
Disability
Amateur Sport
Economic/community Development/employment
Recreation

How it works

Provides Buildings/facilities/open SpaceProvides ServicesProvides Advocacy/advice/information

Where it operates

South Gloucestershire, Bristol City, Somerset, Cardiff, Merthyr Tydfil, Vale Of Glamorgan, Wiltshire, Blaenau Gwent, Torfaen

Who it helps

Children/young People
People With Disabilities
Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies
Other Defined Groups
The General Public/mankind


Donations received

Over the last five years they've received significant donations from 7 grant making charities totalling £574,196

When Amount Donor To be used for
31/05/2018 £25,000 Dulverton Trust Establishing the Empire programme in Wales
31/03/2018 £25,000 Garfield Weston Foundation Transforming young lives through boxing
31/01/2018 £2,402 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.
17/05/2017 £15,000 Lloyds Bank Foundation A pilot project supporting unemployed and disadvantaged 16 to 25 year olds into paid employment.
28/02/2017 £80,000 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
28/02/2017 £300 Quartet Community Foundation Towards a co-ordinated programme of activities for young people.
28/02/2017 £40,000 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.
30/11/2016 £90,000 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
31/05/2016 £1,150 Quartet Community Foundation For the cost of new boxing gloves and pads. Around 200 young people use the group's service per week.
30/11/2015 £210,344 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.
31/08/2015 £75,000 Esmee Fairbairn Towards core costs of supporting young people in disadvantaged communities to achieve their potential through boxing, personal development and education support.
21/01/2015 £10,000 National Lottery Not Available

Financial Data
Y/E Income Expenditure Surplus Assets Months
Reserves
Employees Volunteers
31/10/2017 £497,934 £297,674 £200,260 0
31/10/2016 £178,423 £164,544 £13,879 0
31/10/2015 £647,004 £606,531 £40,473 £74,599 1 4 11
31/10/2014 £92,335 £58,209 £34,126 0

Trustees

This charity has 6 registered trustees.

  • 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.