Finance Score: -3
Governance Score: 5
Support Score: 4
  • Volatile income: -3
  • No PartB
  • No conflicts policy: -1
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +4
Overall GiG Score: 6 ?

YMCA NORTHUMBERLAND 

Youth Work ServicesMusic and PerformanceArtsVenue HireCommunity Garden
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • The charity has received backing from multiple prominent grant makers, including a Community Foundation, recently
  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of age and dynamic in terms of composition

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • This charity does not have a Conflict of Interests policy

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.ymcanorthumberland.org.uk

rob.cox@ymcanorthumberland.org.uk

01670857167

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£276£239£37n/an/an/an/an/a3
31/03/22£575£480£95£0£316£2766.9117
31/03/21£343£321£22n/an/an/an/an/a2
31/03/20£460£416£45n/an/an/an/an/a16
31/03/19£266£310£-44n/an/an/an/an/a15
31/03/18£471£396£75£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/17£224£216£8£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/16£304£300£5£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/15£198£214£-16£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/14£200£203£-3£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/13*£220£222£-2£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/12£211£233£-22£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/11£287£268£19£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/10£175£184£-9£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/09£177£254£-77£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/08*£178£272£-94£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/07*£233£262£-29£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/06*£194£249£-55£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/05£276£380£-104£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/04£357£459£-102£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
What it does
  • Amateur Sport
  • Arts/Culture/Heritage/Science
  • Economic/Community Development/Employment
  • Education/Training
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • Recreation
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
Who works here?
  • 3 volunteers
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • People With Disabilities
  • The General Public/Mankind
How it operates
  • Acts as an umbrella or resource body
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides human resources
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Northumberland,

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
The Ballinger Charitable Trust£30,000
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland£19,908
County Durham Community Foundation£2,155
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
County Durham Community Foundation - Open Lounge
£2,155 31/10/2022
To support the delivery of the Open Lounge project.
The Ballinger Charitable Trust - Grant to YMCA Northumberland
£15,000 09/09/2022
Unrestricted funding
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - A grant to Northumberland Federation of YMCAs
£9,738 17/03/2022
Youth work costs April 2022 to March 2023
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - A grant to Northumberland Federation of YMCAs
£1,500 10/03/2022
Working with Mortal Fools to deliver five creative taster sessions for 10-16 year olds in Ashington
The Ballinger Charitable Trust - Grant to YMCA Northumberland
£15,000 04/12/2020
12
Capital costs.
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - Running costs for a worker to deliver a weekly cookery session to children and young people in the YMCSAs kitchen
£2,993 05/11/2019
Running costs for a worker to deliver a weekly cookery session to children and young people in the YMCSAs kitchen
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - Y-Drop In Support Project.
£5,677 11/05/2019
Y-Drop In Support Project.
The Ballinger Charitable Trust - Grant to YMCA Northumberland
£24,938 22/06/2018
24
Equipment
Northern Rock Foundation - Grant awarded to Northumberland Federation of YMCA's (Northumberland)
£45,472 11/10/2013
To grow and develop the current business income streams of the organisation to enable future stability.
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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: 27-72
  • SARAH SLATER Appointed: 2023, Occupation: Social Worker / Primary Mental Health Team Lead
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 21/06/1999, number: 1076157
  • Registered at Companies House on 06/04/1998, number: 03541107
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Complaints handling
  • Paying staff
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
20 returns made; AR13: 1 days late, AR08: 28 days late, AR07: 394 days late, AR06: 759 days late,
Main office

YMCA Northumberland
North View
ASHINGTON
Northumberland
NE63 9XQ

Objectives

(I) TO UNITE THOSE WHO, REGARDING JESUS CHRIST AS THEIR GOD AND SAVIOUR ACCORDING TO THE 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.(II) TO LEAD YOUNG PEOPLE TO THE LORD JESUS CHRIST AND TO FULLNESS OF LIFE IN HIM.(III) TO PROVIDE OR ASSIST IN THE PROVISION IN THE INTERESTS OF SOCIAL WELFARE OF FACILITIES FOR RECREATION AND OTHER LEISURE TIME OCCUPATION FOR MEN AND WOMEN WITH THE OBJECT OF IMPROVING THEIR CONDITIONS OF LIFE.(IV) TO PROVIDE, IMPROVE AND MANAGE HOUSES AND HOSTELS PROVIDING RESIDENTIAL ACCOMMODATION FOR MEN AND WOMEN OF ALL AGES APPROPRIATE TO THEIR MEANS

Defined Area of Benefit:

NOT DEFINED

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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