Finance Score: 3
Governance Score: 6
Support Score: 13
  • Good reserves management: +3
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +13
Overall GiG Score: 22 ?

MIDDLESBROUGH ENVIRONMENT CITY TRUST LIMITED 

Middlesbrough Environment City is a community based charity that promotes healthy and sustainable lifestyles using the approach of One Planet Living. Each year the Charity undertakes over 40 projects that encourage local communities, residents and businesses to adopt more sustainable lifestyles, including through cycling, walking, food growing, healthy cooking and improving energy efficiency.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • Reserves management has been consistently within official guidelines
  • 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 and there are significant future grants due to be received
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of age and gender

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • This charity is not recognised by HMRC for Gift Aid according to its latest published return

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£1,309£1,309£0£0£1,531£4484.13450
31/03/22£1,460£1,396£64£0£1,531£5074.44150
31/03/21£1,630£1,203£426£0£1,467£49953150
31/03/20£1,070£1,133£-62£0£1,041£4424.73450
31/03/19£1,111£1,163£-51£0£1,103£4154.33650
31/03/18£991£1,197£-207£0£1,180£3903.9370
31/03/17£1,133£1,092£41£0£336£3363.7350
31/03/16£1,117£1,051£66£0£295£2953.4300
31/03/15£1,136£1,097£40£29£229£2212.4260
31/03/14£1,279£1,259£20£42£189£1821.7280
31/03/13£917£912£5£40£169£1612.1200
31/03/12£445£442£2£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/11£495£485£11£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/10£467£466£1£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/09£352£352£0£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/08£376£359£17£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/07£340£365£-25£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/06£383£402£-19£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/05£348£334£14£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/04£280£263£17£0£0£0n/a00

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 0%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 0%
Highest pay band: Less than £60,000
Liabilities/Assets: 7%
Liabilities/Income: 9%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 29%
Reserves/Spending: 4.1 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 14 months
Quick Ratio: 13.8
Asset Split ?
Established: 26 years

www.menvcity.org.uk

info@menvcity.org.uk

07599123681

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UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Economic/Community Development/Employment
  • Education/Training
  • Environment/Conservation/Heritage
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
GiG Classification
  • Environment conservation & animal welfare advocacy
How it operates
  • Makes Grants to Organisations
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides human resources
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Darlington, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Redcar And Cleveland, Stockton-on-tees,
Who it helps
  • The General Public/Mankind

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
National Lottery Community Fund£1,771,727
Esmee Fairbairn£300,000
DCMS£118,100
The Dixon Foundation£10,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to MIDDLESBROUGH ENVIRONMENT CITY TRUST LIMITED
£300,000 09/11/2023
Towards project costs to create a blueprint for long-term food system change, making sustainable and healthy food readily accessible
National Lottery Community Fund - Communities Growing Together
£175,000 16/08/2023
The funding will be used to continue and adapt their work with communities to develop sustainable community actions at local level across Middlesbrough. MEC want to help build healthier and more ....more
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - Grant to Middlesbrough Environment City Trust Ltd
£3,000 10/11/2022
Supporting the delivery of its charitable work in middlesbrough
The Dixon Foundation - Dynamic Food Procurement in North East England
£10,000 20/06/2022
Building upon existing procurement to explore how to better provide opportunities for SMEs and microbusinesses to provide food to the public sector, ensuring more local and sustainable food.
DCMS - GRCF2020: Green Shoots
£83,850 11/11/2020
Green Recovery Challenge Fund 2020-21. The wider aim of the scheme is: The Green Recovery Challenge Fund is a short-term competitive fund to kick-start environmental renewal whilst creating and ....more
DCMS - Coronavirus Community Support Fund
£34,250 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
National Lottery Community Fund - Climate Action Middlesbrough
£1,596,727 07/07/2020
59
Led by Middlesbrough Environment City this five-year project seeks to create sustained changes in individual community and organisational behaviours across the town and increase actions on tackling ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Sustainable Community Actions
£190,000 21/03/2019
36
The funding is for a project designed to encourage people to grow their own food, consume energy efficiently, and to cycle and play outdoors. The aim is to bring together local people, to live ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Town Meal 2018
£10,000 12/04/2018
12
The group will host the annual town meal in September. The meal celebrates healthy and sustainable lifestyles and promotes community cohesion.
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Home Visit Support
£10,000 09/03/2018
Home Visit Support
National Lottery Community Fund - One Planet Middlesbrough Creating Sustainable Communities
£998,928 16/08/2012
60
This project will use funding to focus on Middlesbrough and the Tees Valley, with particular focus on East Middlesbrough, and promote the quality of life and financial savings possible through more ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Middlesbrough Environment City Trust Ltd
£10,000 23/02/2012
12
This is one of 30 communities across England receiving development funding through the Communities Living Sustainably programme to help jump start detailed planning for more sustainable living. They ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Free Range Kids
£62,484 11/10/2011
36
This is a scheme to improve life skills and opportunities for disadvantaged children and young people. The scheme will provide a range of challenging outdoor activities exploring local woodlands, ....more
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (12)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split
Based on 11/12 persons

Age Range of Trustees: 40-77
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 19/06/1998, number: 1070131
  • Registered at Companies House on 13/06/1997, number: 03386853
Gift Aid
  • NOT 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
  • 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

Middlesbourgh Environment City
Sandy Flatts Lane
MIDDLESBROUGH
TS5 7YN

Objectives

· ADVANCE THE EDUCATION OF THE PUBLIC AND PROMOTE PUBLIC INVOLVEMENT IN ALL MATTERS CONCERNING ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY IN THE BOROUGH OF MIDDLESBROUGH AND THE WIDER TEES VALLEY AREA;· PRESERVE PROTECT AND ENHANCE THE ENVIRONMENT WITHIN THE BOROUGH OF MIDDLESBROUGH AND THE WIDER TEES VALLEY AREA;· PROTECT AND ENHANCE THE HEALTH AND WELL-BEING OF PEOPLE IN THE BOROUGH OF MIDDLESBROUGH AND THE WIDER TEES VALLEY AREA IN PARTICULAR BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY BY PROVIDING INFORMATION, ADVICE AND SERVICES REGARDING PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, DIETARY HEALTH AND MENTAL WELL-BEING.

Defined Area of Benefit:

MIDDLESBROUGH.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
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