Finance Score: 1
Governance Score: -1
Support Score: 8
  • Liabilities <10%: +3
  • Excess liquidity: -1
  • Volatile income
  • spending growth: -1
  • Only 4 Trustees: -1
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Static board: -3
  • Grant maker support: +8
Overall GiG Score: 8 ?

RIVERSIDE COMMUNITY HEALTH PROJECT 

Riverside Community Health Project uses community development approaches to enable individuals and groups to recognise and tackle the underlying causes of ill health. By working alongside the community, the organisation attempts to bring about improvements of lasting benefit to adults and children in the neighbourhoods of Benwell, Elswick, West City, Sctoswood, Fenham and beyond.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has a robust balance sheet
  • 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

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • There are only 4 trustees
  • The Board composition appears to be rather static

Financial issues to consider:

  • Liquidity appeared to be considerably in excess of CC guidelines at the latest year end
  • Income has been volatile recently but spending has been maintained
Established: 30 years
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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
31/03/23£562£572£-9£80£1,065£1,04421.9167
31/03/22£751£676£75£71£1,074£1,03818.4123
31/03/21£987£502£485£0£999£99923.91127
31/03/20£489£458£31n/an/an/an/an/a32
31/03/19£512£518£-6£66£483£44410.31434
31/03/18£662£534£128£56£489£47510.7160
31/03/17£577£574£3£0£361£3427.1170
31/03/16£554£493£61£46£357£3087.5190
31/03/15£365£365£0£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/14£363£428£-65£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/13£436£419£17£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/12£517£486£31£47£344£3117.7120
31/03/11£470£429£41£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/10£509£460£48£12£272£2436.3150
31/03/09£521£494£27£5£224£1984.8150
31/03/08£508£510£-3£8£197£1834.3150
31/03/07£558£587£-29£5£199£1873.8130
31/03/06£741£722£19£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/05£707£683£24£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/04£583£522£61£0£0£0n/a00

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 16.8%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 14%
Senior Staff Costs/Total Spending: 14%
Highest pay band: £60,000-£70,000
Liabilities/Assets: 3%
Liabilities/Income: 7%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 98%
Reserves/Spending: 21.9 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 7 months
Quick Ratio: 9.1
Asset Split ?
Listed activities
  • Economic/Community Development/Employment
  • Education/Training
  • Other Charitable Purposes
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
How it operates
  • Other charitable activities
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides human resources
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Newcastle Upon Tyne City,
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Other Defined Groups
  • People Of A Particular Ethnic Or Racial Origin
  • The General Public/Mankind
Who works here?
  • 16 employees
  • 7 volunteers

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
Home Office£146,915
Virgin Money Foundation£50,000
The Clothworkers Foundation£50,000
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd£40,000
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland£31,000
Garfield Weston Foundation£25,000
Lloyds Bank Foundation£13,758
Power to Change£10,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Power to Change - Riverside Community Health Project (RCF)
£10,000 12/12/2022
Grant to Riverside Community Health Project (RCF)
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - A grant to Riverside Community Health Project
£5,000 17/03/2022
Purchasing an industrial oven and hob and new kitchen equipment e.g. food processor, oven trays, pans for the Food Cycle cafe in the West End of Newcastle
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - The organisation’s work to address poverty and promote wellbeing in West Newcastle arising from the COVID-19 pandemic
£20,000 27/05/2021
The organisation’s work to address poverty and promote wellbeing in West Newcastle arising from the COVID-19 pandemic
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - A grant to Riverside Community Health Project
£20,000 27/05/2021
The organisation’s work to address poverty and promote wellbeing in West Newcastle arising from the COVID-19 pandemic
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£25,000 24/07/2020
Extension to Community Hub
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Variation grant to Riverside Community Health Project
£5,705 24/07/2020
Grant to Riverside Community Health Project meeting the additional costs of adapting services, premises or implementing other safety measures in response to the Covid pandemic.
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Additional support for local residents during the COVID 19 pandemic
£10,000 07/05/2020
Additional support for local residents during the COVID 19 pandemic
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - additional support for local residents during the COVID 19 pandemic
£10,000 07/05/2020
additional support for local residents during the COVID 19 pandemic
Home Office - EU Settlement Grant Scheme Funding 21/22
£146,915 01/04/2020
This grants scheme will enable organisations to provide practical support to vulnerable EU citizens to help them make their EU Settlement Scheme application by 30 June 2021 and continuing support ....more
Virgin Money Foundation - Grant to Riverside Community Health Project
£50,000 20/12/2019
12
Riverside Community Health Project is based in Benwell in Newcastle where it acts as a vital resource providing a range of services to families and children living in the surrounding neighbourhood. ....more
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - Providing a range of family activities in the West End of Newcastle.
£3,000 08/11/2019
Providing a range of family activities in the West End of Newcastle.
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to Riverside Community Health Project
£8,053 26/09/2019
12
Project costs to introduce and attain Trusted Charity accreditation
The Shears Foundation - Riverside Community Health Project
£7,000 02/08/2019
Strengthening women to strengthen the community
The Clothworkers Foundation - Grant to Riverside Community Health Project
£50,000 27/06/2019
expansion and refurbishment of a community building for a charity which works with disadvantaged minority communities in Newcastle
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - Family fun days at Carnegie Building and low-cost local attractions for residents of the west end of Newcastle
£3,000 13/06/2019
Family fun days at Carnegie Building and low-cost local attractions for residents of the west end of Newcastle
Home Office - EU Settlement Grant Scheme Funding 2019-20
£38,924 01/04/2019
This grants scheme is enabling organisations to provide practical support to vulnerable EU citizens through information-giving, advice and provision of technology and assistance to help them make ....more
Power to Change - Riverside Community Health Project
£255,000 27/02/2019
24
Grant to Riverside Community Health Project
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - Positive Play
£3,000 07/12/2018
Positive Play
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - Active Women
£4,350 28/11/2018
Active Women
National Lottery Community Fund - Volunteer Project
£155,466 19/07/2018
24
The group will reduce social isolation and improve the social interactions of older people and young people, improve health and wellbeing, increase people's aspirations and employment related skills, ....more
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - Family Trips - bringing communities together
£3,000 05/03/2018
Family Trips - bringing communities together
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Positive Play
£2,827 28/02/2018
Positive Play
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to Riverside Community Health Project
£7,584 21/02/2018
12
To undertake a feasibility study, options appraisal and to develop architectural drawings to RIBA Stage 1 for a building extension.
National Lottery Community Fund - Eat Healthy Live Healthy
£4,360 26/07/2017
12
The project will provide nutrition teaching sessions with a dietician to help local people to make healthy lifestyles choices and improve their wellbeing. People will learn how to cook healthy meals ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Supporting Migrants and Communities in Transition
£385,631 17/06/2015
35
This will be delivered in the Benwell, Scotswood and Elswick wards of the city. It will support disadvantaged new arrivals to the country, addressing basic needs and bringing diverse communities ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - A Communicating Community - using the web and social networks together
£10,000 13/12/2012
12
This is a project by an incorporated charity in Newcastle upon Tyne. The organisation will use funding to update their website and ICT system, and also run social media training sessions, for staff ....more
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to Riverside Community Health Project
£30,000 29/05/2012
Towards the Migrant Families Inclusion Project, specifically supporting the newly-arrived Czech Roma community on a range of issues, including skills, employment and access to services.
Northern Rock Foundation - Grant awarded to Riverside Community Health (Tyne & Wear)
£52,874 15/05/2012
To employ a bi-lingual trainee to support the work of the Migrant Families Inclusion Project.
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (4)
Current Trustees appointed

Age Range of Trustees: 26-63
  • MX AJ WHITE Appointed: 2018, Occupation: Project Manager
  • SUSAN WROE Appointed: 2014, Occupation: Health Visitor
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 17/11/1993, number: 1028632
  • Registered at Companies House on 05/11/1993, number: 02869470
Gift Aid
  • NOT registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Bullying and harassment policy and procedures
  • Campaigns and political activity policy and procedures
  • Complaints handling
  • Complaints policy and procedures
  • Conflicting interests
  • Financial reserves policy and procedures
  • Internal charity financial controls policy and procedures
  • Internal risk management policy and procedures
  • Investment
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding policy and procedures
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Serious incident reporting policy and procedures
  • Social media policy and procedures
  • Trustee conflicts of interest policy and procedures
  • Trustee expenses policy and procedures
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
20 returns made; all on time
Main office

CARNEGIE BUILDING
ATKINSON ROAD
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
NE4 8XS

Objectives

TO PRESERVE AND PROTECT THE HEALTH OF PERSONS IN NEWCASTLE PARTICULARLY BY ADVANCING THE EDUCATION OF THE PUBLIC IN THE PROMOTION OF HEALTH AWARENESS HEALTH ISSUES AND HEALTH PROBLEMS

Defined Area of Benefit:

NEWCASTLE

Data Sources

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360 Giving
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