Finance Score: -9
Governance Score: 4
Support Score: 8
  • Spending falling: -1
  • Volatile income: -3
  • Fundraising costs high: -5
  • Narrow trustee age band: -2
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +8
Overall GiG Score: 3 ?

BUTTERWICK LIMITED 

The charity's activities are the operation and provision of palliative care facilities and services for patients suffering from life threatening and limiting illness; along with related education into palliative care.
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
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of gender and dynamic in terms of composition

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • The Board has little diversity in terms of age

Financial issues to consider:

  • Spending has fallen significantly over the last 5 years relative to the previous period
  • Income has been volatile recently
  • Fundraising costs are extremely high relative to funds raised
Established: 29 years

www.butterwick.org.uk

edward.gorringe@butterwick.org.uk

01642 607742

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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*£2,823£2,897£-74£933£3,425£2,49110.3107113
31/03/22£3,284£3,325£-41£1,108£3,499£2,5809.395120
31/03/21£4,396£3,489£906£1,101£3,540£2,5668.8121395
31/03/20£4,245£4,436£-190£1,407£2,634£1,5214.1164494
31/03/19£4,718£4,813£-95£1,611£2,824£1,7254.3127472
31/03/18£4,801£5,065£-264£1,786£2,928£1,8194.31290
31/03/17£4,967£5,159£-192£1,905£3,192£1,9224.51290
31/03/16£3,995£4,024£-30£2,052£3,383£8622.61120
31/03/15£4,387£3,913£473£1,940£3,413£8742.71120
31/03/14£4,271£3,982£289£1,961£2,939£1800.51140
31/03/13£3,885£3,976£-91£1,910£2,650£710.21150
31/03/12£4,047£4,139£-92£2,066£2,740£1101320
31/03/11*£4,310£3,904£406£1,988£2,835£330.11320
31/03/10*£3,304£3,646£-342£1,791£2,433£2470.81300
31/03/09*£3,779£3,704£75£1,740£2,778£6702.21840
31/03/08*£3,964£3,410£554£1,660£2,703£6092.11800
31/03/07*£3,036£3,322£-286£1,399£2,149£7812.81690
31/03/06*£3,463£3,296£167£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/05*£3,096£3,044£52£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/04*£2,988£2,722£266£0£0£0n/a00

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 48%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 32.2%
Highest pay band: Less than £60,000
Liabilities/Assets: 10%
Liabilities/Income: 14%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 73%
Reserves/Spending: 10.3 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 5 months
Quick Ratio: 3.7
Asset Split ?
What it does
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
Who works here?
  • 107 employees
  • 113 volunteers
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Elderly/Old People
  • People With Disabilities
How it operates
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Durham, North Yorkshire, Stockton-on-tees, Sunderland,

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
Department of Health£476,063
DCMS£68,651
National Lottery Community Fund£19,983
Co-Operative Group£8,291
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Department of Health - Butterwick Ltd
£249,432 01/06/2022
The grant supports the sustainable hospice service offer of palliative and end of life care for children and young people. Please note that these hospice grants were previously funded by DHSC and was ....more
Masonic Trust - MCF Hospice
£1,655 10/11/2021
Unrestricted funding for hospices
Masonic Trust - MCF Hospice
£1,000 10/11/2021
Unrestricted funding for hospices
Masonic Trust - MCF Hospice
£340 10/11/2021
Unrestricted funding for hospices
National Lottery Community Fund - Butterwick Children's Hospice Sibling Support
£9,983 05/11/2021
The funding will be used by the project to run a pilot providing a sibling support group for children whose brother or is sister is in palliative care. This aims to reduce isolation provide a safe ....more
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - A grant to Butterwick Hospice Care (trading as Butterwick Ltd)
£3,000 21/10/2021
The organisations charitable activities
Department of Health - Butterwick Ltd
£226,631 14/09/2021
The grant supports the sustainable hospice service offer of palliative and end of life care for children and young people.
County Durham Community Foundation - Family Support
£1,000 03/06/2021
To fund 38 hours of counselling provision for those who have been bereaved.
The Ballinger Charitable Trust - Grant to Butterwick Hospice Care (C19)
£1,000 14/01/2021
12
Purchase of 2 respirator hoods
Co-Operative Group - Grant to Butterwick Hospice Care
£8,291 24/10/2020
We would like to improve the wellbeing of our patients by providing a bereavement support network and emotional support through counselling.
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Towards the organisations charitable purposes
£3,000 01/10/2020
Towards the organisations charitable purposes
DCMS - Coronavirus Community Support Fund
£68,651 23/07/2020
"The fund aims to:1) To reduce closures of essential charities that provide essential services to vulnerable groups during the COVID-19 crisis by ensuring they have the financial resources to ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Butterwick Hospice Care COVID Response
£10,000 22/05/2020
6
The funding will be used to offer virtual and telephone services to people living with a life limiting and progressive illness their families and the bereaved. The project aims to help to reduce ....more
County Durham Community Foundation - Butterwick COVID-19 Response
£5,000 14/04/2020
Towards the Butterwick COVID-19 Response.
Quartet Community Foundation - Grant to Butterwick Ltd
£3,000 10/12/2019
To purchase a floor based mobile hoist for use throughout a hospice in Stockon that allows the comfortable movement of patients.
Department of Health - Butterwick Limited
£213,621 01/04/2019
Butterwick Limited
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (7)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Age Range of Trustees: 57-73
  • SIMON GRANT Appointed: 2020, Occupation: Business Advisor
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 07/03/1995, number: 1044816
  • Registered at Companies House on 17/10/1994, number: 02979587
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Other Regulators
  • Care Quality Commission
Policies in force
  • Bullying and harassment 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
  • Investing charity funds policy and procedures
  • 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; AR23: 7 days late, AR11: 1 days late, AR10: 6 days late, AR09: 26 days late, AR08: 26 days late, AR07: 22 days late, AR06: 2 days late, AR05: 17 days late, AR04: 1 days late,
Main office

BUTTERWICK HOSPICE
MIDDLEFIELD ROAD
STOCKTON-ON-TEES
TS19 8XN

Objectives

THE RELIEF OF SICKNESS AND IN PARTICULAR BY THE PROVISION OF PALLIATIVE CARE SERVICES RESIDENTIAL AND DAY CENTRE CARE FOR THE TERMINALLY ILL AND CHRONICALLY SICK AND THE ADVANCEMENT OF EDUCATION IN CONNECTION WITH THE CARE OF THE TERMINALLY ILL

Defined Area of Benefit:

NOT DEFINED

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
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