Finance Score: 0
Governance Score: 6
Support Score: 6
  • No PartB
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +6
Overall GiG Score: 12 ?

DURHAM DEAFENED SUPPORT 

1:1 Support.Advocacy.4 Drop ins weekly.11 Community Support/Lip Reading groups.Training.Equipment loan service available via drop-in's/home visitsTinnitus Support.Dealing with Deafness - Non residential 1 week course.Crafts, Yoga, IT, Chi Ball
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • Spending has increased over the last 3 years relative to the previous period
  • 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
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of gender and dynamic in terms of composition

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • Over half the Board have joined recently

Financial issues to consider:

  • A PartB annual return has not been required and so detailed financial information is not available from the online data
Established: 24 years

www.ddsupport.org.uk

admin@ddsupport.org.uk

01915183358

Charity Commission for England and WalesX
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£208£197£11n/an/an/an/an/a28
31/03/22£153£163£-10n/an/an/an/an/a24
31/03/21£172£97£75n/an/an/an/an/a24
31/03/20£174£178£-3n/an/an/an/an/a24
31/03/19£238£153£85n/an/an/an/an/a24
31/03/18£166£151£15£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/17£153£124£29£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/16£130£132£-2£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/15£138£156£-18£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/14£153£134£19£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/13£133£128£5£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/12£122£118£4£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/11£102£88£14£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/10£53£79£-26£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/09£119£75£44£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/08£63£80£-17£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/07£49£50£-1£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/06*£54£46£8£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/05*£47£59£-12£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/04£45£44£2£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
What it does
  • Disability
  • Economic/Community Development/Employment
  • Education/Training
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
Who works here?
  • 28 volunteers
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Elderly/Old People
  • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies
  • Other Defined Groups
  • People Of A Particular Ethnic Or Racial Origin
  • People With Disabilities
  • The General Public/Mankind
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides human resources
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Darlington, Durham,

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
County Durham Community Foundation - Out of the Comfort Zone
£19,500 26/09/2022
The Out of the Comfort Zone project.
National Lottery Community Fund - Challenging Deafness
£68,058 17/11/2021
24
The project will use the funding over two years to support the deaf community across County Durham as it transitions to move away from grant funding into a sustainable commissioned service. It will ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Isolation to Intergration
£360,587 10/08/2016
60
This project will support people with acquired hearing loss, empowering and motivating them to take back control of their lives and be as independent as possible. This enables them to feel less ....more
County Durham Community Foundation - When a Hearing Aid is not enough
£3,727 24/06/2016
Towards computer classes for people who have become isolated by hearing loss.
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to Durham Deafened Support (DDS)
£17,300 31/05/2013
DDS works across County Durham and Darlington supporting people who have acquired a hearing impairment, helping them to overcome social isolation by offering a range of appropriate services.
National Lottery Community Fund - Life After Deaf - A Way Forward
£282,636 08/09/2010
60
This project works with people who are deafened or whose hearing has deteriorated in the Durham and Darlington area. Outreach work will provide one-to-one support for people whose lives and ....more

Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (8)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 10/05/2000, number: 1080663
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Bullying and harassment policy and procedures
  • Campaigns and political activity policy and procedures
  • Complaints handling
  • Complaints policy and procedures
  • Conflicting interests
  • Engaging external speakers at charity events 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
  • 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; AR06: 65 days late, AR05: 11 days late,
Main office

Durham Deafened Support
C/o Horden Social Welfare Centre
Horden
Peterlee
Co. Durham
SR8 4LX

Objectives

TO PROMOTE THE RELIEF, INTEGRATION, REHABILITATION WELFARE AND EDUCATION OF PEOPLE WHO HAVE AN ACQUIRED HEARING LOSS IN ORDER TO IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF LIFE OF SUCH PEOPLE LIVING IN COUNTY DURHAM AND DARLINGTON.

Defined Area of Benefit:

COUNTY DURHAM AND DARLINGTON

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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