Finance Score: 0
Governance Score: -2
Support Score: 8
  • No PartB
  • No conflicts policy: -1
  • Only 4 Trustees: -1
  • Grant maker support: +8
Overall GiG Score: 6 ?

LAUREL AVENUE COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION 

Laurel Avenue Community Association offers services that provide support, information and advice to its members and the outlying community. We provide a venue for socialising, accessing training and educational opportunities and cultural and sporting activities for all ages.We provide diverse,stimulating activities and opportunities for children and young people aged 0 - 19 yrs.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years
  • A significant proportion of recent income was derived from major grant makers including the Government and a Community Foundation and there are significant future grants due to be received

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • This charity does not have a Conflict of Interests policy
  • There are only 4 trustees

Financial issues to consider:

  • A PartB annual return has not been required and so detailed financial information is not available from the online data
Established: 32 years

admin@laurelavenuecommunity.com

0191 3845427

Charity Commission for England and Wales
UN SDGs
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Financial Data ?

Income & Spending ?
Sources of Income ?
Y/E Income
£k
Spending
£k
Surplus/
Deficit
Fundraising
Cost £k
Total
Funds £k
Unrestricted
Funds £k
Mths
Rsrvs
Staff Volun-
teers
31/12/22£88£79£8n/an/an/an/an/a11
31/12/21£46£84£-38n/an/an/an/an/a4
31/12/20£110£90£20n/an/an/an/an/a10
31/12/19£94£94£0n/an/an/an/an/a8
31/12/18£84£58£27£0£0£0n/a04
31/12/17£54£45£9£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/16£43£34£9£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/15£31£29£1£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/14£22£20£2£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/13£23£17£6£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/12£27£51£-23£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/11£22£48£-26£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/10£35£43£-9£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/09£36£57£-21£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/08£90£74£15£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/07£69£63£6£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/06£86£73£13£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/05£67£46£22£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/04£34£20£13£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
What it does
  • Arts/Culture/Heritage/Science
  • Economic/Community Development/Employment
  • Education/Training
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
Who works here?
  • 11 volunteers
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Elderly/Old People
  • People With Disabilities
  • The General Public/Mankind
How it operates
  • Makes Grants to Organisations
  • Other charitable activities
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Durham,

Who's supporting them? ?

Donations from Grant Makers ?

We have details on the following significant donations. Multi-year donations are allocated to the years for which they are earmarked.

Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to Laurel Avenue Community Association
£107,100 11/05/2023
36
towards three years' running costs of an organisation providing support for people from disadvantaged communities in Sherburn Road Estate, Durham.
County Durham Community Foundation - LACA Sustainability Project
£20,000 16/11/2022
Towards the LACA Sustainability Project.
County Durham Community Foundation - 'Lunch @ Laurel'
£11,303 16/11/2022
To provide a weekly lunch club.
County Durham Community Foundation - Laurel Outreach Project
£1,992 16/11/2022
To support the Laurel Outreach Project.
County Durham Community Foundation - The LAB (Laurel Avenue & Belmont Youth Club)
£2,000 25/10/2022
To support the Laurel Avenue & Belmont Youth Club.
County Durham Community Foundation - Laurel Avenue Toddler Group & Lunch Club
£1,000 19/10/2022
To support the Laurel Avenue Toddler Group & Lunch Club.
County Durham Community Foundation - Laurel United Youth Group
£7,422 05/08/2022
To Support the Laurel United Youth Group.
County Durham Community Foundation - Laurel Avenue Refurb Project
£5,000 02/08/2022
To support the Laurel Avenue Refurb Project.
County Durham Community Foundation - Friends of Laurel Avenue
£3,515 10/03/2022
A 'volunteer coordinator'.
County Durham Community Foundation - Sherburn Road Community Fun Day - Party in the Park'
£8,844 09/03/2022
To deliver a Party in the Park'.
County Durham Community Foundation - LA United
£3,614 01/04/2020
To continue support to people normally accessing the centre for meals, social contact and to provide food parcels for children.
County Durham Community Foundation - Laurel Avenue Maintenance Project
£5,000 21/03/2019
To maintain the community areas within the community centre.
County Durham Community Foundation - Laurel United Youth Project
£4,999 24/10/2018
Towards a range of activities for children.
County Durham Community Foundation - Laurel United Youth Project
£5,884 23/05/2018
To take youth group members p on a residential trip to Dukeshouse Wood outdoor learning centre.
People's Health Trust - Laurel United Big Community Clean Up
£30,858 23/05/2018
This two-year project developed a neighbourhood scheme run by local young people, based on the Sherburn Road estate in Durham. The initiative was led by a youth council and encouraged local people of ....more
County Durham Community Foundation - Sherburn Road Partnersip Youth Project
£4,900 18/12/2017
Towards the Sherburn Road Partnersip Youth Project.
BBC Children in Need - Grant to Laurel Avenue Community Association
£94,523 17/10/2017
36
Laurel United - delivering three, weekly sessions for children and young people aged 0-18yrs living in the Sherburn area of County Durham. They will be supported to improve wellbeing, develop social ....more
Woodward Charitable Trust - Towards a weekly drama course for 40 young people
£1,000 31/01/2013
Towards a weekly drama course for 40 young people in Co Durham.
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (4)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 29/01/1992, number: 1007837
Gift Aid
  • NOT registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Complaints handling
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
19 returns made; all on time
Main office

Laurel Avenue Community Association
Laurel Avenue
The Woodlands
Durham
DH1 2EY

Objectives

TO PROMOTE THE BENEFIT OF THE INHABITANTS OF SHERBURN ROAD AND THE NEIGHBOURHOOD

Defined Area of Benefit:

SHERBURN ROAD AND NEIGHBOURHOOD

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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