Finance Score: -5
Governance Score: 3
Support Score: 6
  • Multiple Deficits and declines: -5
  • No PartB
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Large volunteers +3
  • Grant maker support: +3
Overall GiG Score: 4 ?

COMMUNITY ACTION NORWICH 

Children's weekly evening club, weekly youth clubs, day centre with lunch club and a weekly cafe and warm space for the community with free food and Wi-Fi along with a foodbank distribution centre and advice centre.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has been successful in attracting volunteers relative to its size
  • The charity has received backing from a grant maker
  • The Board appears to be dynamic in terms of composition

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 and on several occasions in recent years less than spending
Established: 24 years

www.communityactionnorwich.co.uk

clare@communityactionnorwich.co.uk

01603 617771

Charity Commission for England and Wales
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£74£91£-16n/an/an/an/an/a24
31/03/22£61£110£-49n/an/an/an/an/a12
31/03/21£145£122£24n/an/an/an/an/a20
31/03/20*£126£126£-1n/an/an/an/an/a35
31/03/19£121£118£3n/an/an/an/an/a32
31/03/18*£86£104£-18£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/17*£96£101£-5£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/16*£132£82£49£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/15*£77£75£1£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/14*£69£85£-15£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/13£75£88£-13£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/12£112£75£37£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/11£50£77£-27£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/10£67£63£4£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/09£74£66£8£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/08*£64£65£-1£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/07£80£70£10£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/06£56£70£-14£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/05£88£79£9£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/04£62£63£0£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
Listed activities
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • Other Charitable Purposes
  • Religious Activities
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
How it operates
  • Other charitable activities
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Norfolk,
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Elderly/Old People
  • The General Public/Mankind
Who works here?
  • Unknown number of employees
  • 24 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
Co-Operative Group - Grant to Community Action Norwich
£5,182 23/10/2021
We would like to teach social and educational skills to disadvantaged children and young people with a programme of multi-sensory activities.
Virgin Money Foundation - Grant to Community Action Norwich
£500 25/02/2019
Grant through the Heart of the Community Fund used to purchase a new coffee machine for their community café.
National Lottery Community Fund - The Lakenham Day Centre
£158,141 21/03/2018
36
This project aims to address the social and health inequalities experienced by older people with a particular focus on those with early onset dementia. People will be empowered to build relationships ....more
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£7,500 05/05/2017
Lakenham Day Centre
National Lottery Community Fund - Lakenham Lunch and Friendship Club
£114,653 06/10/2014
36
Not Available
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to Community Action Norwich
£30,000 27/09/2013
The charity offers a range of support to the local community. Support for older people including those with dementia will increased their social interaction and mental stimulation and will mean more ....more

Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (6)
Current Trustees appointed

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 20/01/2000, number: 1079028
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
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding policy and procedures
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Social media policy and procedures
  • Trustee conflicts of interest policy and procedures
  • Trustee expenses policy and procedures
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
20 returns made; AR20: 5 days late, AR18: 64 days late, AR17: 2 days late, AR16: 17 days late, AR15: 2 days late, AR14: 2 days late, AR08: 21 days late,
Main office

2 MARTINEAU LANE
NORWICH
NR1 2HX

Objectives

(1) TO PROMOTE THE BENEFIT OF THE INHABITANTS OF LAKENHAM AND NEIGHBOURING COMMUNITIES IN NORWICH WITHOUT DISTINCTION OF SEX, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, RACE OR OF POLITICAL, RELIGIOUS OR OTHER OPINIONS, BY ASSOCIATING TOGETHER THE SAID INHABITANTS AND THE LOCAL AUTHORITIES, STATUTORY AGENCIES, VOLUNTARY AND OTHER ORGANISATIONS IN THE AREA OF BENEFIT IN A COMMON EFFORT TO ADVANCE EDUCATION AND TO PROVIDE FACILITIES IN THE INTERESTS OF SOCIAL WELFARE FOR RECREATION AND LEISURE-TIME OCCUPATION WITH THE OBJECT OF IMPROVING THE CONDITIONS OF LIFE FOR THE SAID INHABITANTS. (2) FOR THE RELIEF OF PERSONS IN CONDITIONS OF NEED, HARDSHIP OR DISTRESS, OR WHO ARE AGED AND SICK.

Defined Area of Benefit:

LAKENHAM AND NEIGHBOURING COMMUNITIES IN NORWICH

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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