Finance Score: 4
Governance Score: 5
Support Score: 4
  • Good reserves management: +3
  • Deficit latest year: -2
  • Fundraising costs low: +3
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Mainly female board: -1
  • Grant maker support: +4
Overall GiG Score: 13 ?

DURHAM COUNTY CARERS SUPPORT 

Durham County Carers Support offers free and confidential support, information and advice to all carers who live or care for somebody who lives in County Durham
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • Reserves management has been consistently within official guidelines
  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years
  • 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 age and dynamic in terms of composition

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • The Board is predominantly female

Financial issues to consider:

  • Income was lower than spending in the latest year

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£1,352£1,552£-201£7£641£5514.33968
31/03/22£1,439£1,396£43£4£841£58253888
31/03/21£1,393£1,216£177£3£799£5365.33768
31/03/20£1,257£1,264£-7£4£622£5174.94060
31/03/19£1,314£1,308£6£3£629£5615.14160
31/03/18£1,340£1,332£8£0£623£5805.2410
31/03/17£1,320£1,337£-16£4£618£5514.9380
31/03/16£1,289£1,300£-11£4£635£5525.1320
31/03/15£1,326£1,333£-7£11£646£5885.3320
31/03/14£1,252£1,354£-102£11£653£6015.3300
31/03/13£1,595£1,033£562£4£755£6677.7280
31/03/12£249£238£11£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/11£240£222£19£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/10£245£233£12£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/09£226£222£4£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/08£227£199£28£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/07£193£206£-13£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/06£191£213£-22£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/05£198£184£14£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/04£182£158£25£0£0£0n/a00

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 0.6%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 0.5%
Highest pay band: Less than £60,000
Liabilities/Assets: 28%
Liabilities/Income: 18%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 86%
Reserves/Spending: 4.3 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 5 months
Quick Ratio: 2.7
Asset Split ?
Established: 26 years

www.dccarers.org

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UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Disability
  • Education/Training
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
GiG Classification
  • Services for families & carers
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides human resources
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Durham,
Who it helps
  • Other Defined Groups
Who works here?
  • 39 employees
  • 68 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.

Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
County Durham Community Foundation - Carers Respite Breaks
£5,000 12/10/2021
Respite breaks for carers.
Masonic Trust - MCF Freemasons COVID-19 Community Fund
£31,530 08/03/2021
Grant to fund the salaries of a full-time Parent Carers Support Worker and a part-time Communication Worker as well as the project costs for a Parent Carer Specialist Support COVID Recovery Project ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Parent Carer Support and Development
£378,272 02/05/2014
60
Not Available
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to Durham County Carers Support
£30,000 24/11/2011
the salary of the Parent Carer, Carer Support Worker

Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (8)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split
Based on 7/8 persons

Age Range of Trustees: 36-75
  • JANET POTTS (Chair) Appointed: 2014, Occupation: Legal Executive
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 24/04/1998, number: 1069278
  • Registered at Companies House on 25/03/1998, number: 03534933
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Event History
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
  • 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

Enterprise House
Enterprise City
Meadowfield Avenue
Spennymoor
Co Durham
DL16 6JF

Objectives

THE RELIEF OF NEED, HARDSHIP, POVERTY OR DISTRESS MAINLY BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY IN THE BOROUGH OF SEDGEFIELD INCLUDING BUT WITHOUT LIMITATION THE PROMOTION AND SUPPORT OF THE HEALTH AND WELFARE OF PEOPLE (CARERS) WITH RESPONSIBILITIES FOR CARING FOR THOSE IN NEED OF SUPPORT AND ASSISTANCE BY REASON BY AGE, INFIRMITY, DISABILITY OR POVERTY.

Defined Area of Benefit:

BOROUGH OF SEDGEFIELD

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
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