Finance Score: -2
Governance Score: 0
Support Score: 5
  • Deficit latest year: -2
  • No PartB
    • Large volunteers +3
    • Grant maker support: +2
    Overall GiG Score: 3 ?

    INFLUENCE CHURCH 

    Church, Community building, social action work, youth work
    Analysis by Giving is Great

    Positives:

    • This charity has been successful in attracting volunteers relative to its size
    • The charity has received modest backing from several prominent grant makers recently
    • Spending has increased over the last 3 years relative to the previous period
    • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years

    Financial issues to consider:

    • A PartB annual return has not been required and so detailed financial information is not available from the online data
    • Income was lower than spending in the latest year
    Established: 28 years

    www.influencechurch.co.uk

    office@influencechurch.co.uk

    01748 823161

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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£372£416£-43n/an/an/an/an/a110
    31/03/22£374£368£6n/an/an/an/an/a120
    31/03/21£310£319£-10n/an/an/an/an/a120
    31/03/20£430£400£30n/an/an/an/an/a100
    31/03/19£334£332£2n/an/an/an/an/a105
    31/03/18£302£267£34£0£0£0n/a00
    31/03/17£239£256£-17£0£0£0n/a00
    31/03/16£253£254£-1£0£0£0n/a00
    31/03/15£161£191£-30£0£0£0n/a00
    31/03/14£181£157£24£0£0£0n/a00
    31/03/13£159£156£3£0£0£0n/a00
    31/03/12£142£126£17£0£0£0n/a00
    05/04/11£107£102£6£0£0£0n/a00
    05/04/10£145£141£5£0£0£0n/a00
    05/04/09*£101£100£1£0£0£0n/a00
    05/04/08£101£100£1£0£0£0n/a00
    05/04/07£77£81£-4£0£0£0n/a00
    05/04/06*£76£76£0£0£0£0n/a00
    05/04/05£70£71£-1£0£0£0n/a00
    05/04/04£64£62£2£0£0£0n/a00

    Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
    What it does
    • Religious Activities
    • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
    Who works here?
    • 110 volunteers
    Who it helps
    • Children/Young People
    • Elderly/Old People
    • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies
    • The General Public/Mankind
    How it operates
    • Other charitable activities
    • Provides advocacy/advice/information
    • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
    • Provides human resources
    • Provides services
    Where it operates
    • Cumbria, Durham, North Yorkshire,

    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
    Co-Operative Group - Grant to Influence Church
    £1,756 21/10/2023
    We would like to maintain our community StoreHouse to help those that need it the most. We currently run a foodbank, a uniform bank and a new-born baby package service.
    County Durham Community Foundation - Food bank and Breakfast Vouchers
    £3,000 27/11/2020
    To provide food bank and breakfast vouchers.
    Co-Operative Group - Grant to StoreHouse - Influence Church Food bank (RICHMOND)
    £8,891 19/11/2018
    Money will cover all costs of running the Richmond food bank, including a volunteer, top up shops, publicity and admin costs.

    Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

    How is it governed?

    Trustees (6)
    Gender Split
    Based on 5/6 persons

    Legal constitution
    • Charity registered in England & Wales on 17/01/1996, number: 1052026
    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
    • Trustee expenses policy and procedures
    • Volunteer management
    Filing Record
    20 returns made; AR09: 43 days late, AR06: 1 days late,
    Main office

    Influence Church
    Victoria Road
    RICHMOND
    DL10 4AS

    Objectives

    THE OBJECTS OF THE CHURCH ARE FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PUBLIC:A) TO ADVANCE THE CHRISTIAN FAITH IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE STATEMENT IN SUCH WAYS AND IN SUCH PARTS OF THE UNITED KINGDOM OR THE WORLD AS THE CHURCH COUNCIL FROM TIME TO TIME MAY THINK FIT;B) TO RELIEVE SICKNESS AND FINANCIAL HARDSHIP AND TO PROMOTE AND PRESERVE GOOD HEALTH BY THE PROVISION OF FUNDS, GOODS OR SERVICES OF ANY KIND INCLUDING THROUGH THE PROVISION OF COUNSELLING AND SUPPORT IN SUCH PARTS OF THE UNITED KINGDOM OR THE WORLD AS THE CHURCH COUNCIL FROM TIME TO TIME THINK FIT; ANDC) TO ADVANCE EDUCATION IN SUCH WAYS AND IN SUCH PARTS OF THE UNITED KINGDOM OR THE WORLD AS THE CHURCH COUNCIL FROM TIME TO TIME MAY THINK FIT.

    Defined Area of Benefit:

    NOT DEFINED. IN PRACTICE RICHMOND

    Data Sources

    Charity Commission for England and Wales
    360 Giving
    CharityBase
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