Finance Score: -3
Governance Score: 3
Support Score: 10
  • Volatile income: -3
  • No PartB
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +10
Overall GiG Score: 10 ?

ACTION STATION SOUTH TYNESIDE LIMITED 

Provide:funding and grant advicetraining and courses to the local communitya community cafe serving healthy meals to the community at minimal cost.work space and support to new charities and other agencies.advice and guidance to those seeking work, employablity.develop and work with partner agencies to support the local community
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • 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 a Community Foundation and there are significant future grants due to be received
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of gender

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 has been volatile recently
Established: 25 years

www.actionstation.org.uk

stephen.clark@actionstation.org.uk

01914558122

Charity Commission for England and WalesCompanies House
UN SDGs
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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£161£168£-7n/an/an/an/an/a15
31/03/22£116£237£-121n/an/an/an/an/a35
31/03/21*£290£202£88n/an/an/an/an/a35
31/03/20*£252£208£44n/an/an/an/an/a15
31/03/19£147£128£19n/an/an/an/an/a30
31/03/18£163£156£6£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/17£150£151£-1£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/16£141£184£-42£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/15£128£168£-41£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/14£298£231£67£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/13£298£231£67£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/12£226£220£6£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/11£217£209£8£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/10£238£214£24£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/09£174£171£4£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/08£219£190£29£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/07£144£190£-46£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/06£205£196£9£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/05£160£175£-14£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/04£185£159£27£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
What it does
  • Economic/Community Development/Employment
  • Education/Training
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
Who works here?
  • 15 volunteers
Who it helps
  • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies
  • The General Public/Mankind
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • South 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
National Lottery Community Fund£279,594
Tudor Trust£120,000
Garfield Weston Foundation£50,000
Virgin Money Foundation£44,000
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd£19,500
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
National Lottery Community Fund - Community Resilience
£117,985 17/05/2023
This funding will be used to deliver to continue delivering their core services such as employment support and welfare advice and continue to develop and improve them to meet the needs of ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Action Station Lighting
£10,000 03/02/2023
The funding will be used to replace the lighting of their Centre which will help to reduce energy and carbon consumption. This will help to ensure the sustainability of the venue for residents of all ....more
Tudor Trust - Grant to Action Station South Tyneside Ltd
£120,000 30/03/2022
36
over three years as unrestricted funding for a community centre and learning venue in the West Harton area of South Shields
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£20,000 30/07/2021
Hello Future
National Lottery Community Fund - Start Action
£9,986 04/06/2021
The funding will be used to purchase new computers and an interactive whiteboard tables and chairs to improve the quality of educational training and social facilities at the Centre. This aims reduce ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Action Station Covid-19 Survive & Progress
£14,988 22/09/2020
6
Action Station South Tyneside will use funding to support and re-establish existing service following lock-down. This consists of moving to a remote system of engagement via the internet and ....more
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - providing employability support to young people in South Tyneside
£10,000 02/04/2020
providing employability support to young people in South Tyneside
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Running costs for a volunteer development programme.
£9,500 12/03/2020
Running costs for a volunteer development programme.
Virgin Money Foundation - Grant to Action Station South Tyneside Limited
£44,000 15/10/2019
24
Action Station South Tyneside is a busy, well used community anchor based on Boldon Lane in South Shields. It provides a range of support to the surrounding neighbourhoods. The award will support the ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Stronger Together South Tyneside
£126,635 20/06/2019
24
This funding is for a community centre, which provides a range of valued services, including a community café and library, confidence- and skills-building sessions, and health- and ....more
Garfield Weston Foundation - Multi-Year Grant (2 Years) award
£30,000 08/05/2019
Communities Together
DCMS - Action for Employment
£19,359 01/04/2019
Action Station is a community resource working to support residents living in the All Saints, Biddick Hall and Whiteleas wards in South Shields. The award is to support its work getting young people ....more
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - Stronger Together in South Tyneside
£23,000 29/03/2019
Stronger Together in South Tyneside
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - Young People's Intensive Support Programme
£10,000 13/03/2019
Young People's Intensive Support Programme
National Lottery Community Fund - Computers in Action
£8,941 06/02/2019
12
The funding will be provide vital ICT resources for the local community, which will support the delivery of an adult and children's library service, a Food Bank and Uniform Exchange and establishing ....more
Virgin Money Foundation - Grant to Action Station South Tyneside Limited
£38,718 21/12/2018
12
Grant to support its work getting young people into sustained employment.
DCMS - Action for Employment
£19,359 21/12/2018
Action Station is a community resource working to support residents living in the All Saints, Biddick Hall and Whiteleas wards in South Shields. The award is to support its work getting young people ....more
DCMS - Action for Employment
£12,906 21/12/2018
Action Station is a community resource working to support residents living in the All Saints, Biddick Hall and Whiteleas wards in South Shields. The award is to support its work getting young people ....more
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£10,000 28/11/2017
321 Action Station
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Towards Training and educational opportunities for disadvantaged adults
£7,000 24/03/2016
Towards Training and educational opportunities for disadvantaged adults
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to West Harton Churches Action Station
£7,000 24/03/2016
12
towards one year's running costs of a project providing training opportunities to disadvantaged adults in South Tyneside
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Towards organisation running costs
£8,000 10/03/2016
Towards organisation running costs
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to West Harton Churches Action Station Ltd
£40,000 01/06/2015
24
Towards supporting core services, building development capacity and developing sustainability plans to support Action Station as a community organisation in West Harton, South Shields
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Towards Silver Action Year 3
£30,000 01/04/2015
Towards Silver Action Year 3
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to West Harton Churches Action Station Ltd
£25,000 19/09/2011
the salary of a Debt Advice Worker
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to West Harton Churches Action Station Ltd
£20,000 25/03/2009
24
Towards Unrestricted core costs Towards core costs to help the organisation to continue providing a range of important services to local residents in its role as a community hub.
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (7)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split
Based on 6/7 persons

Age Range of Trustees: 62-81
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 09/06/1999, number: 1075913
  • Registered at Companies House on 02/03/1998, number: 03520264
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
  • 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
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
20 returns made; AR21: 141 days late, AR20: 1 days late,
Main office

Action Station
Boldon Lane
South Shields
Tyne & Wear
NE34 0LZ

Objectives

TO RELIEVE POVERTY AND TO ADVANCE EDUCATION AND TO SUPPORT OR ASSIST OTHERS WITH THE SAME AIMS

Defined Area of Benefit:

METROPOLITAN BOROUGH OF SOUTH TYNESIDE

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
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