Finance Score: 4
Governance Score: 4
Support Score: 8
  • Liabilities <10%: +3
  • Multiple Deficits: -2
  • Fundraising costs low: +3
  • Narrow trustee age band: -2
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +8
Overall GiG Score: 16 ?

PIONEERING CARE PARTNERSHIP 

PCP provides a range of projects & services promoting health, wellbeing & learning for all. Operating in the North East of England activities include management of a healthy living centre, delivery of social prescribing, counselling, Health Trainer interventions, Befriending projects & learning disability services. Employability assistance, community learning & classes & courses are also provided.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has a robust balance sheet
  • Spending has increased over the last 3 years relative to the previous period
  • Fundraising costs are unusually low relative to funds raised
  • 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
  • Over half the Board have joined recently

Financial issues to consider:

  • On several occasions in recent years income has been less than spending
Established: 26 years

www.pcp.uk.net

enquiries@pcp.uk.net

01325 321234

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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£3,367£3,877£-510£0£3,922£2,6438.2113349
31/03/22£4,069£3,094£975£13£4,449£2,73410.6104422
31/03/21£3,973£2,493£1,479£41£3,460£1,861998255
31/03/20£2,993£2,605£388£110£1,937£1,4446.6101144
31/03/19£2,579£2,719£-140£117£1,563£1,4326.3112155
31/03/18£2,686£2,632£55£80£1,700£1,6427.5770
31/03/17£2,907£2,708£199£82£1,639£1,5666.9750
31/03/16£2,655£2,554£101£84£1,440£1,3536.4720
31/03/15£2,620£2,277£344£145£1,339£1,2216.4940
31/03/14£2,282£2,043£239£129£995£8595790
31/03/13£1,491£1,516£-25£126£757£5994.7500
31/03/12£1,582£1,620£-38£135£782£6004.4420
31/03/11£1,635£1,457£178£152£820£8016.6420
31/03/10£1,338£1,382£-43£116£642£5895.1360
31/03/09£1,246£1,156£90£108£691£5756270
31/03/08£1,127£951£176£89£601£4445.6240
31/03/07£860£761£99£79£424£3966.2250
31/03/06£718£724£-6£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/05£671£739£-68£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/04£808£720£88£0£0£0n/a00

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 0.1%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 0.1%
Senior Staff Costs/Total Spending: 3%
Highest pay band: £80,000-£90,000
Liabilities/Assets: 6%
Liabilities/Income: 7%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 67%
Reserves/Spending: 8.2 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 11 months
Quick Ratio: 14.6
Asset Split ?
Listed activities
  • Disability
  • Economic/Community Development/Employment
  • Education/Training
  • Recreation
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Darlington, Durham, Middlesbrough, Redcar And Cleveland, Stockton-on-tees, Sunderland,
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Elderly/Old People
  • People With Disabilities
Who works here?
  • 113 employees
  • 349 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
Wolfson Foundation£60,000
Masonic Trust£34,000
The Clothworkers Foundation£30,000
National Lottery Community Fund£19,999
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Masonic Trust - MCF Large Grant
£34,000 17/11/2022
Together 21 - supporting the social, cognitive and physical development of children and young people with Down Syndrome
County Durham Community Foundation - Warm Space Sessions
£1,000 19/10/2022
To provide Warm Space Sessions.
National Lottery Community Fund - Together 21
£10,000 12/11/2021
The project will use the funding to develop a programme offering peer support and bespoke training for children and young people aged up to 18 years old with Down Syndrome and their parents/carers. ....more
Sport England - TGC CF Small Grants
£8,653 13/01/2021
11
This project will deliver 5 courses of physical activity x 6 weeks to encourage inactive women to try a variety of activities and develop a positive relationship with exercise, including online yoga ....more
County Durham Community Foundation - Together 21
£10,000 10/08/2020
To support the Together 21 project.
County Durham Community Foundation - Option's Member-led Day Service
£3,590 30/04/2020
To support an option's member-led day service.
National Lottery Community Fund - Together 21
£9,999 22/04/2020
9
The funding will be used to continue to develop their ‘Together 21’ project which provides peer support and bespoke training for children/young people aged up to 18 years old with Down Syndrome ....more
The Clothworkers Foundation - Grant to Pioneering Care Partnership
£30,000 28/11/2019
refurbishment and extension of a hydrotherapy pool for a charity which works with people with disabilities in Durham
Wolfson Foundation - Grant to Pioneering Care Partnership
£60,000 13/06/2019
Renovation and extension of hydrotherapy pool, including new changing facilities to increase services for elderly and disabled users
National Lottery Community Fund - Together 21
£9,862 04/04/2019
12
This project will provide peer support and training for parents and carers of children with Down Syndrome, helping to both aid the development of the children as well as the skills of the parents. ....more
Sport England - Outdoor Gym & Table Tennis Table
£9,993 14/12/2018
10
Funding under Sport England's Community Asset Fund funding programme for a Capital project titled Outdoor Gym & Table Tennis Table. This project is a Multi Sports project, with a focus on ....more
DCMS - ALB-Sport England-Outdoor Gym & Table Tennis Table
£9,993 14/12/2018
Funding under Sport England's Community Asset Fund funding programme for a Capital project titled 'Outdoor Gym & Table Tennis Table'. This project is a Multi Sports project, with a focus on ....more
County Durham Community Foundation - Buddies Befriending
£10,000 29/08/2017
Towards a Buddies Befriending project.
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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: 62-71
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 02/02/1998, number: 1067888
  • Registered at Companies House on 07/01/1998, number: 03491237
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Bullying and harassment policy and procedures
  • Complaints handling
  • Complaints policy and procedures
  • Financial reserves policy and procedures
  • Internal charity financial controls policy and procedures
  • Internal risk management policy and procedures
  • Investing charity funds policy and procedures
  • Investment
  • Paying staff
  • 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

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Objectives

2.1. The Charity's objects are restricted specifically, in each case only for the public benefit and mainly but not exclusively in North East England;2.1.1. the relief of need, hardship, poverty or distress including but without limitation the preservation, protection and advancement of good health and improvements of the qualities of life of people in need of assistance or support by reason of caring responsibilities, poverty, disability, age, ill health or substance addiction;2.1.2. the advancement of education of persons in need, hardship, poverty or distress; and2.1.3. developing the capacity and skills of service users and the community in such a way that they are better able to identify, and help meet, their needs and to improve their health and wellbeing to participate more fully in society.

Defined Area of Benefit:

MAINLY BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY IN COUNTY DURHAM AND DARLINGTON

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
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