Finance Score: 0
Governance Score: -3
Support Score: 9
  • No PartB
  • No volunteer policy: -2
  • No conflicts policy: -1
  • Large volunteers +3
  • Grant maker support: +6
Overall GiG Score: 6 ?

SEAHAM MUSIC ACADEMY 

THE ACADEMY TEACHES YOUNG PEOPLE HOW TO PLAY STRING, WOODWIND, BRASS AND PERCUSSION INSTRUMENTS AS WELL AS KEYBOARD AND GUITAR. PROPERLY QUALIFIED , DBS-CHECKED MUSIC TUTORS ARE EMPLOYED. MEMBERSHIP IS OPEN TO ANYONE. THE ACADEMY TEACHES FROM ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS UPWARDS. MEMBERS OF THE ACADEMY ALSO GIVE PUBLIC PERFORMANCES.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has been successful in attracting volunteers relative to its size
  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years
  • A significant proportion of recent income was derived from major grant makers including a Community Foundation

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • Although this charity works with volunteers it does not have a Volunteer Management policy
  • This charity does not have a Conflict of Interests policy

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: 31 years

www.seahammusic.co.uk

seaham.musicacademy@yahoo.co.uk

01915130378

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£47£44£3n/an/an/an/an/a17
31/12/21£13£15£-2n/an/an/an/an/a20
31/12/20£18£14£4n/an/an/an/an/a24
31/12/19£45£46£-1n/an/an/an/an/a12
31/12/18£53£47£6£0£0£0n/a012
31/12/17£66£66£0£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/16£54£54£0£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/15£67£67£0£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/14£46£46£0£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/13£51£51£0£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/12£46£46£0£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/11£54£54£0£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/10£55£55£0£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/09£41£41£0£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/08£50£50£0£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/07£47£47£0£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/06£40£40£0£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/05£54£54£0£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/04£36£36£0£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
What it does
  • Arts/Culture/Heritage/Science
  • Education/Training
Who works here?
  • 17 volunteers
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Elderly/Old People
  • People With Disabilities
  • The General Public/Mankind
How it operates
  • Provides human resources
  • 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.

Major supporters in last 5 years
County Durham Community Foundation£10,000
The Shears Foundation£5,500
The Foyle Foundation£5,000
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd£5,000
Garfield Weston Foundation£3,000
The Postlethwaite Music Foundation£1,000
Woodward Charitable Trust£500
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
The Postlethwaite Music Foundation - Grant to Seaham Music Academy
£1,000 14/09/2023
Help fund the core costs of the Music Academy
The Shears Foundation - Seaham Music Academy
£5,500 11/07/2023
Seaham Music Academy
The Foyle Foundation - Small Grants
£5,000 29/11/2022
towards ongoing costs over the next 12 months
County Durham Community Foundation - Sustaining Seaham Music Academy
£5,000 16/11/2022
Towards reinforcing the teaching staff.
County Durham Community Foundation - Seaham Music Academy
£5,000 08/09/2022
Towards the rent of Seaview School
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - core costs in 2020 / 2021
£5,000 08/10/2020
core costs in 2020 / 2021
Garfield Weston Foundation - Multi-Year Grant (3 Years) award
£3,000 07/08/2020
Seaham Music Academy
Woodward Charitable Trust - Rent and fees for music tutors for disadvantaged children
£500 19/11/2019
Towards rent and fees for music tutors for disadvantaged children.
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - 2019 - 2020 running costs
£4,800 21/03/2019
2019 - 2020 running costs
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Seaham Music Academy
£4,800 07/03/2018
Seaham Music Academy
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£5,000 06/07/2017
Seaham Music Academy
Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation - Grant to Seaham Music Academy
£9,100 01/03/2016
36
Music Tuition
Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation - Grant to Seaham Music Academy
£10,000 30/01/2013
Instrument loan and music lessons to all
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (7)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 05/07/1993, number: 1023382
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Filing Record
19 returns made; all on time
Main office

18 Northdene Avenue
SEAHAM
SR7 7BH

Objectives

THE ADVANCEMENT OF THE ARTS AND IN PARTICULAR MUSIC SINGING DRAMA AND BALLET AMONGST THE INHABITANTS OF THE EASINGTON DISTRICT COUNCIL RATING ADMINISTRATION AREA.

Defined Area of Benefit:

IN PRACTICE THE AREA OF EASINGTON DISTRICT COUNCIL

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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