Finance Score: 2
Governance Score: 6
Support Score: 7
  • Liabilities <10%: +3
  • Excess liquidity: -1
  • Pension deficit: -1
  • Multiple Deficits: -2
  • Fundraising costs low: +3
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +7
Overall GiG Score: 15 ?

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE Y.M.C.A. 

Independent charity working to help and support the young people of Newcastle Upon Tyne to achieve their full potential.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • The charity has received backing from multiple prominent grant makers, including a Community Foundation, recently
  • This charity has a robust balance sheet
  • Fundraising costs are unusually low relative to funds raised
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of age and dynamic in terms of composition

Financial issues to consider:

  • Liquidity appeared to be considerably in excess of CC guidelines at the latest year end
  • There is a pension deficit of £196,962
  • On several occasions in recent years income has been less than spending
Established: 26 years

www.ymcanewcastle.com

jeff.hurst@ymcanewcastle.com

01912634915

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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£716£809£-92£8£1,978£1,59723.72114
31/03/22£824£766£58£76£2,070£1,92230.12414
31/03/21£685£783£-98£29£2,012£2,00430.72331
31/03/20£502£788£-286£66£2,110£2,02530.82628
31/03/19£343£707£-364n/an/an/an/an/a34
31/03/18£545£677£-132£49£2,757£1,92834.2160
31/03/17£974£850£124£59£1,875£1,84826.1260
31/03/16£878£946£-69£40£1,737£1,69321.5320
31/03/15*£869£860£9£43£2,244£2,23031.1320
31/03/14£778£739£38£32£2,226£2,16735.2290
31/03/13£574£600£-26£29£2,194£2,17743.5250
31/03/12£508£507£1£33£3,607£3,60685.3170
31/03/11£554£503£51£22£3,611£3,60686180
31/03/10£304£353£-48£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/09£415£398£18£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/08£526£514£12£6£3,600£3,58383.7150
31/03/07£543£537£6£4£3,613£3,61380.7150
31/03/06£561£736£-175£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/05£540£626£-86£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/04£554£567£-13£0£0£0n/a00

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 1.5%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 1%
Senior Staff Costs/Total Spending: 11%
Highest pay band: £70,000-£80,000
Liabilities/Assets: 6%
Liabilities/Income: 21%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 81%
Reserves/Spending: 23.7 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 3 months
Quick Ratio: 8.1
Asset Split ?
What it does
  • Amateur Sport
  • Education/Training
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • Other Charitable Purposes
  • Recreation
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
Who works here?
  • 21 employees
  • 14 volunteers
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
How it operates
  • Other charitable activities
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Gateshead, Newcastle Upon Tyne City, North Tyneside,

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
Garfield Weston Foundation£50,000
National Lottery Heritage Fund£43,700
BBC Children in Need£30,000
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd£25,389
National Lottery Community Fund£24,827
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland£24,136
Virgin Money Foundation£20,000
The Ballinger Charitable Trust£18,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
National Lottery Community Fund - MH Y's Activity Village
£9,827 21/07/2023
The organisation will deliver additional youth work activities and educational sessions on the cause and impact of anti-social behaviour including arts/graffitti nature week sports and group trips ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - YMCA Newcastle Organisation Running Costs
£10,000 17/02/2023
The funding will be used towards the core costs of their Youth and Community work. This will help ensure the sustainability of the organisation and enable them to continue to deliver a wide range of ....more
The Shears Foundation - YMCA Newcastle
£5,500 12/01/2023
The Walker Park Meet Up
The Clothworkers Foundation - Grant to Newcastle-upon-Tyne Y.M.C.A.
£1,000 30/11/2022
Grant uplift 'Cost of Living crisis': renovation of community hub for a charity supporting disadvantaged young people in Tyne and Wear
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£25,000 02/09/2022
Core Costs
The Clothworkers Foundation - Grant to Newcastle-upon-Tyne Y.M.C.A.
£10,000 14/07/2022
renovation of community hub for a charity supporting disadvantaged young people in Tyne and Wear
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - A grant to Newcastle upon Tyne YMCA
£3,000 21/10/2021
Running costs for an art project that aims to prevent suicide and self-harm in young people aged 13-18
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Providing a 6-month programme of hardship and destitution support for families living in poverty in the Byker and Walker areas of Newcastle due to Covid-19
£9,187 22/04/2021
Providing a 6-month programme of hardship and destitution support for families living in poverty in the Byker and Walker areas of Newcastle due to Covid-19
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - A grant to Newcastle upon Tyne YMCA
£9,187 22/04/2021
Providing a 6-month programme of hardship and destitution support for families living in poverty in the Byker and Walker areas of Newcastle due to Covid-19
Virgin Money Foundation - Grant to YMCA Newcastle
£20,000 14/04/2021
12
Grant to allow young people from the Walker-youth project to plan and facilitate a 12-month programme aimed at tackling poverty and isolation in the local community following the COVID crisis.
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£25,000 26/03/2021
Empowering Newcastle's most disadvantaged young people to lift themselves out of poverty and reach their potential.
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - weekly activities for children and young people in the East End of Newcastle
£2,000 18/03/2021
weekly activities for children and young people in the East End of Newcastle
National Lottery Heritage Fund - Grant to Newcastle YMCA
£43,700 17/03/2021
NL20:On Yer' Bike :Engaging young people in local heritage through cycling in the COVID crisis
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - running costs to provide a range of bike-based activities in after-school and holiday periods for disadvantaged children and young people in Byker and Walker
£3,202 25/02/2021
running costs to provide a range of bike-based activities in after-school and holiday periods for disadvantaged children and young people in Byker and Walker
BBC Children in Need - Grant to YMCA Newcastle Upon Tyne
£30,000 28/05/2020
36
This project will provide a detached youth work programme for hard to reach young people affected by local deprivation in Byker. They will positively empower the young people, ensure physical safety ....more
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Supporting families living in poverty and older adults in Byker and Walker who are hardest hit by the COVID-19 outbreak
£5,000 07/05/2020
Supporting families living in poverty and older adults in Byker and Walker who are hardest hit by the COVID-19 outbreak
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - supporting families living in poverty and older adults in Byker and Walker who are hardest hit by the COVID-19 outbreak
£5,000 07/05/2020
supporting families living in poverty and older adults in Byker and Walker who are hardest hit by the COVID-19 outbreak
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - the organisation's 'Urban Mushrooms' social enterprise
£3,000 20/03/2020
the organisation's 'Urban Mushrooms' social enterprise
The Ballinger Charitable Trust - Grant to YMCA Newcastle
£18,000 28/02/2020
12
Felling nursery outdoor space
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - A campaign led by young people tackling issues around gangs, violence and crime
£4,994 18/10/2019
A campaign led by young people tackling issues around gangs, violence and crime
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - A project providing a programme of activities to disadvantaged women and girls to improve their health and well being
£4,955 20/09/2019
A project providing a programme of activities to disadvantaged women and girls to improve their health and well being
National Lottery Community Fund - YMCA Urban Mushrooms
£5,000 23/04/2019
12
TPP4 - YMCA Urban Mushrooms
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - Supporting Young People to be work ready!
£2,500 12/03/2019
Supporting Young People to be work ready!
National Lottery Community Fund - Supporting Marginalized Groups
£100,000 21/02/2019
36
Supporting Marginalized Groups
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - Supporting Disadvantaged Young People in Newcastle to Fulfil their Potential
£5,000 19/02/2019
Supporting Disadvantaged Young People in Newcastle to Fulfil their Potential
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£25,000 25/01/2019
Changing the Lives of Disadvantaged Young People in Newcastle
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - Young women only space
£4,717 12/09/2018
Young women only space
National Lottery Heritage Fund - Grant to Newcastle YMCA
£10,000 30/08/2018
The Toon Army: Newcastle's Young People in WW1
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - Knife crime social media campaign and workshops led by young people
£4,500 31/05/2018
Knife crime social media campaign and workshops led by young people
Virgin Money Foundation - Grant to YMCA Newcastle
£60,000 24/04/2018
12
Grant to enable young volunteers at YMCA’s Walker Hub to take ownership of improving Walker Park; working with the park ranger, the Walker Ward Committee and staff at YMCA Newcastle to turn it into ....more
The Leathersellers' Company Charitable Fund - Grant to Newcastle-upon-Tyne YMCA
£20,000 12/03/2018
48
Main Grant unrestricted core costs
The Clothworkers Foundation - Grant to Newcastle-upon-Tyne Y.M.C.A.
£20,000 23/10/2017
Minibus for a charity which works with disadvantaged young people in Newcastle Upon Tyne
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£25,000 14/09/2017
Core Revenue Funding to support our work with disadvantaged young people in deprived areas of Newcastle.
BBC Children in Need - Grant to YMCA Newcastle Upon Tyne
£30,000 10/08/2017
36
This project will deliver a street youth work programme for children and young people living in Walker, Newcastle. Children and young people will have improved relationships with others, they will ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Daft about Graft: Youth Employability Ambassadors at SPACE2…
£6,720 09/08/2017
12
The project will develop their job club so they can offer more sessions to help young people develop confidence and skills to improve their employment opportunities. They will train six young people ....more
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Core costs towards projects tackling poverty
£15,000 26/07/2017
Core costs towards projects tackling poverty
County Durham Community Foundation - Problems of long term unemployment
£4,000 26/07/2017
Towards supporting Newcastle Upon Tyne YMCA with long term uneployment.
National Lottery Heritage Fund - Grant to Newcastle YMCA
£47,300 23/02/2017
Wor Story' - Young people and the Geordie Heritage
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Tyne and Wear High Sheriff Award 2016-17
£2,500 14/12/2016
Tyne and Wear High Sheriff Award 2016-17
Virgin Money Foundation - Grant to YMCA Newcastle
£50,000 06/12/2016
12
Grant towards the start-up costs for a training enterprise growing oyster mushrooms which will help young people gain employment.
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Towards 'Why' Women
£2,973 14/07/2016
Towards 'Why' Women
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Towards Byker Employability Programme
£5,000 13/01/2016
Towards Byker Employability Programme
Virgin Money Foundation - Grant to YMCA Newcastle
£42,130 20/11/2015
12
Grant to set up a community hub in an unsued building as part of the refurbishment of Walker Park, Newcastle. The hub will provide training and employment opportunities for young people in the area.
Virgin Money Foundation - Grant to YMCA Newcastle
£36,270 20/11/2015
12
Grant to deliver a 12 week employability programme with young people across Newcastle.
LandAid Charitable Trust - Renovation and conversion of premises to provide teaching and counselling spaces and living accommodation
£50,000 10/09/2013
Refurbishment and conversion work to premises in Newcastle upon Tyne. Redesign and extension of the ground floor to upgrade and increase the capacity of the YMCA's Alternative Education project for ....more
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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: 30-71
  • AUSTIN LUKE GIBBONS Appointed: 2018, Occupation: Facilities Manager And Health + Safety Consultant
  • TONY WILSON Appointed: 2021, Occupation: Company Director
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 17/07/1998, number: 1070578
  • Registered at Companies House on 17/06/1998, number: 03582739
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
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding policy and procedures
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Serious incident reporting policy and procedures
  • Trustee conflicts of interest policy and procedures
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
20 returns made; AR15: 14 days late,
Main office

Ymca
592-594 Welbeck Road
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
NE6 3AB

Objectives

(A) TO UNITE THOSE WHO, REGARDING JESUS CHRIST AS THEIR GOD & SAVIOUR ACCORDING TO HOLY SCRIPTURES, DESIRE TO BE HIS DISCIPLES IN THEIR FAITH AND IN THEIR LIFE, AND TO ASSOCIATE THEIR EFFORTS FOR THE EXTENSION OF HIS KINGDOM(B) TO LEAD YOUNG PEOPLE TO THE LORD JESUS CHRIST AND TO FULLNESS OF LIFE IN HIM(C) TO PROVIDE OR ASSIST IN THE PROVISION IN THE INTERESTS OF SOCIAL WELFARE OF FACILITIES FOR RECREATION & OTHER LEISURE TIME OCCUPATION FOR MEN & WOMEN WITH THE OBJECT OF IMPROVING THEIR CONDITIONS OF LIFE(D) TO PROVIDE OR ASSIST IN THE PROVISION OF EDUCATION FOR PERSONS OF ALL AGES WITH OBJECT OF DEVELOPING THEIR PHYSICAL, MENTAL OR SPIRITUAL CAPACITIES.(E) TO RELIEVE OR ASSIST IN THE RELIEF OF PERSONS OF ALL AGES WHO ARE IN CONDITIONS OF NEED, HARDSHIP OR DISTRESS BY REASON OF THEIR SOCIAL, PHYSICAL OR ECONOMIC CIRCUMSTANCES.(F) TO PROVIDE RESIDENTIAL ACCOMMODATION FOR PERSONS OF ALL AGES WHO ARE IN NEED, HARDSHIP OR DISTRESS BY REASON OF THEIR SOCIAL, PHYSICAL OR ECONOMIC CIRCUMSTANCES.

Defined Area of Benefit:

NOT DEFINED

Data Sources

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