Finance Score: -2
Governance Score: 9
Support Score: 10
  • Multiple Deficits: -2
  • No PartB
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +10
Overall GiG Score: 17 ?

HEADWAY ARTS 

Headway Arts develops accessible, engaging and inclusive arts projects to those isolated from many activities. Projects are designed with specific communities to develop events giving positive images of their culture and developing confidence and self esteem. Headway Arts currently support Seven Stars Learning Disabled Theatre Co and work with over 2000 people every year.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • 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
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of age and gender and dynamic in terms of composition

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • Over half the Board have joined recently

Financial issues to consider:

  • A PartB annual return has not been required and so detailed financial information is not available from the online data
  • On several occasions in recent years income has been less than spending
Established: 29 years

www.headwayarts.co.uk

admin@headwayarts.co.uk

01670351962

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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£223£289£-66n/an/an/an/an/a10
31/03/22*£234£264£-30n/an/an/an/an/a10
31/03/21£289£252£37n/an/an/an/an/a3
31/03/20*£274£240£34n/an/an/an/an/a20
31/03/19£215£231£-16n/an/an/an/an/a20
31/03/18£267£259£8£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/17£236£219£18£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/16£305£262£43£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/15£229£183£46£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/14£193£232£-39£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/13£212£210£2£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/12£201£211£-10£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/11£237£235£3£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/10£174£167£7£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/09£148£184£-36£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/08£200£202£-2£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/07£186£187£-1£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/06£167£157£10£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/05£147£143£4£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/04£167£174£-7£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
What it does
  • Arts/Culture/Heritage/Science
Who works here?
  • 10 volunteers
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • People With Disabilities
How it operates
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Northumberland,

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
Henry Smith Charity£145,900
DCMS£114,138
National Lottery Community Fund£60,000
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd£26,287
Power to Change£20,000
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland£13,712
National Lottery Heritage Fund£6,990
County Durham Community Foundation£4,575
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
National Lottery Heritage Fund - Grant to Headway Arts
£6,990 04/07/2023
Crofton Mill Pit Remembered
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to Headway Arts
£145,900 15/03/2023
36
towards three years' running costs of an organisation providing art-based support for people from disadvantaged communities in Blyth, Northumberland.
County Durham Community Foundation - Headway ArtSpace
£4,575 11/08/2022
To install a stage.
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - A grant to Headway Arts
£2,600 31/03/2022
A 3 day programme of activities for local people in Blyth celebrating the Queens Jubilee in June 2022
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - A grant to Headway Arts
£8,232 27/01/2022
Purchasing and installing an energy efficient LED lighting rig in Blyth
National Lottery Community Fund - Reaching Out
£60,000 20/10/2021
36
The project will use the funding over three years to support a range of creative therapies programmes for people who are learning disabled have physical disabilities or have long-term health ....more
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - A grant to Headway Arts
£2,880 30/09/2021
Dance facilitator fees for a project offering adults who are learning disabled or have special needs the opportunity to take part in dance sessions in Blyth
Power to Change - Renewal - Headway Arts
£20,000 17/03/2021
Grant to Renewal - Headway Arts
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - To support worker post to assist 15 learning disabled adults to return to the Headway building after Covid 19 lockdown
£3,952 14/08/2020
To support worker post to assist 15 learning disabled adults to return to the Headway building after Covid 19 lockdown
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - support worker post to assist 15 learning disabled adults to return to the Headway building after Covid 19 lockdown
£3,952 14/08/2020
support worker post to assist 15 learning disabled adults to return to the Headway building after Covid 19 lockdown
DCMS - Coronavirus Community Support Fund
£23,847 05/08/2020
"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
DCMS - Headway Arts
£60,250 01/04/2020
To support Arts and Culture throughout England
DCMS - Headway Arts
£30,041 01/04/2020
To support Arts and Culture throughout England
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Providing weekly circus skill days for people with a learning disability in Blyth.
£4,740 06/03/2020
Providing weekly circus skill days for people with a learning disability in Blyth.
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Salary costs for the Chief Executive Officer.
£10,763 07/02/2020
Salary costs for the Chief Executive Officer.
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Running costs to restart a learning disabled print-making sessions.
£2,880 22/01/2020
Running costs to restart a learning disabled print-making sessions.
The Shears Foundation - Headway Arts
£4,500 05/08/2019
Headway Arts Inclusive Circus Company
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - Headway Arts Young People's Programme Year 3
£9,700 01/04/2019
Headway Arts Young People's Programme Year 3
National Lottery Heritage Fund - Grant to Headway Arts
£45,000 28/02/2019
FROM SILL to SEA: The heritage of Northumbrian Folk Tales
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - Communication and Participation Worker
£15,000 17/04/2018
Communication and Participation Worker
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Headway Arts Young People's Programme Year 1
£7,800 07/03/2018
Headway Arts Young People's Programme Year 1
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - Headway Arts Young People's Programme Year 2
£9,700 04/01/2018
Headway Arts Young People's Programme Year 2
National Lottery Heritage Fund - Grant to Headway Arts
£9,200 28/09/2017
Where were we?
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Towards Dance sessions for people with learning disabilities/special needs
£3,232 13/10/2016
Towards Dance sessions for people with learning disabilities/special needs
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Towards Headway ArtSpace
£9,549 13/01/2016
Towards Headway ArtSpace
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to Headway Arts
£52,962 19/10/2015
36
Towards core costs for work with individuals with learning disabilities and/or poor mental health to participate in arts programmes, during a time of transition as the building is renovated to become ....more
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to Headstrong Productions
£16,000 26/04/2013
to support the Seven Stars Learning Disabled Theatre Project which operates in Blyth, Northumberland
National Lottery Community Fund - Come Together
£245,622 15/08/2012
60
This is a new project that provides opportunities for people with a learning disability, living in Northumberland, to take part in theatre and creative workshops enabling them to address negative ....more
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (5)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Age Range of Trustees: 39-72
  • JULIE HALL Appointed: 2023, Occupation: Company Director
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 09/10/1995, number: 1049698
  • Registered at Companies House on 06/01/1995, number: 03006904
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
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
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding policy and procedures
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Serious incident reporting policy and procedures
  • Social media policy and procedures
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
20 returns made; AR22: 6 days late, AR20: 5 days late,
Main office

Headway Arts
The Old Church
Waterloo Road
BLYTH
NE24 1BY

Objectives

TO ADVANCE EDUCATION FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT BY THE PROMOTION OF THE ARTS.

Defined Area of Benefit:

NOT DEFINED

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
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