Finance Score: 1
Governance Score: 6
Support Score: 9
  • Reasonable growth: +1
  • No PartB
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +9
Overall GiG Score: 16 ?

BULLION COMMUNITY RESOURCE CENTRE 

To provide strategic community development in Chester-le-Street and surrounding areas. This includes working in partnership with others to tackle poverty and deprivation to support health and well being, employability and financial inclusion. Through Bullion Hall to provide specific services and activities for the benefit of the community and most especially those who are disadvantaged.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • There has been reasonable growth in spending 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 age and dynamic in terms of composition

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • One or more trustees receive payments or benefits from the charity for providing services to the charity

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: 23 years

www.bullionhall.communitybookings.co.uk

belinda@bullionhall.com

01913871149

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£322£319£3n/an/an/an/an/a18
31/03/22£264£254£10n/an/an/an/an/a12
31/03/21£376£351£25n/an/an/an/an/a0
31/03/20£228£232£-4n/an/an/an/an/a3
31/03/19£235£220£16n/an/an/an/an/a3
31/03/18£227£176£51£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/17£205£243£-38£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/16£152£162£-10£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/15£187£204£-17£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/14£161£206£-45£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/13£181£234£-53£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/12£256£326£-70£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/11£295£315£-20£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/10£262£321£-58£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/09£296£303£-7£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/08£309£324£-15£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/07*£356£385£-29£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/06£481£411£70£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/05£235£265£-30£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/04£267£253£14£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
What it does
  • Economic/Community Development/Employment
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
Who works here?
  • 18 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
How it operates
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
Where it operates
  • 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.

Major supporters in last 5 years
National Lottery Community Fund£218,042
County Durham Community Foundation£97,500
Power to Change£88,900
Virgin Money Foundation£49,000
The Clothworkers Foundation£25,000
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland£14,819
DCMS£10,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
County Durham Community Foundation - Wait er While cafe @Bullion Hall
£10,000 20/12/2022
To support the Wait er While cafe @Bullion Hall.
County Durham Community Foundation - Caring for Caretakers
£20,000 28/10/2022
To support the Caring for Caretakers project.
County Durham Community Foundation - Warm Spaces at Bullion Hall
£1,000 19/10/2022
To provide Warm Spaces at Bullion Hall.
National Lottery Community Fund - Keeping the lights on
£10,000 07/10/2022
The funding will be used to provide utilities for the busy community centre. This will enable residents to continue to access a warm friendly environment support services a café and a wide range of ....more
County Durham Community Foundation - Young People Today
£7,200 05/08/2022
To support the expansion of the existing youth club.
County Durham Community Foundation - Finance Officer
£5,000 10/03/2022
the salary of a Finance Officer.
County Durham Community Foundation - Brilliant at Bullion
£24,300 03/11/2021
To wards the Brilliant at Bullion project.
County Durham Community Foundation - Safe and Secure at Bullion Hall
£5,000 14/06/2021
To install CCTV.
National Lottery Community Fund - Helping the community to recover
£199,000 20/05/2021
The project will use the funding to provide community development by introducing new community activities and lunch clubs to support those most disadvantaged in the community. This aims to reduce ....more
Power to Change - Renewal - Bullion Community Resource Centre
£15,500 14/05/2021
Grant to Renewal - Bullion Community Resource Centre
Tudor Trust - Grant to Bullion Community Resource Centre
£2,000 04/01/2021
as an additional grant to support staff, volunteer and trustee wellbeing, to assist the organisation deliver its charitable purpose more effectively
County Durham Community Foundation - Connecting Bullion Hall
£5,000 10/12/2020
Towards Connecting Bullion Hall.
The Clothworkers Foundation - Grant to Bullion Community Resource Centre
£25,000 29/10/2020
refurbishment of hall for a charity that helps tackle poverity and deprivation for older people in Durham
National Lottery Community Fund - Staying Connected
£9,042 22/10/2020
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The funding will fund the salary of a member of staff who will arrange safe activities for the elderly individuals with disabilities and those from a BAME background. The project aims to reduce ....more
Power to Change - C-19 CCLORS - Bullion Community Resource Centre
£50,000 15/10/2020
Grant to C-19 CCLORS - Bullion Community Resource Centre
County Durham Community Foundation - Re engaging the community
£10,000 01/10/2020
TAPS -Re engaging the community
County Durham Community Foundation - Expanding Space in Bullion Hall
£10,000 11/09/2020
Expanding Space in Bullion Hall
DCMS - VSCE CMC Fund
£10,000 11/09/2020
NET, Comic Relief and Children in Need will use this funding to provide: increased support to vulnerable people and hidden groups, thus reducing the burden on public services; reach local grassroots ....more
Power to Change - C-19 TISS - Bullion Community Resource Centre
£23,400 02/07/2020
Grant to C-19 TISS - Bullion Community Resource Centre
Virgin Money Foundation - Grant to Bullion Community Resource Centre
£49,000 15/10/2019
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Bullion Community Resource Centre is based in Chester-le-Street in County Durham. It acts as the base for a wide range of activities and services for the mainly elderly population that live around. ....more
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - An older people's activity programme in Chester-Le-Street.
£14,819 26/06/2019
An older people's activity programme in Chester-Le-Street.
County Durham Community Foundation - Invest to save for the future
£5,000 21/11/2018
To support sustainability.
County Durham Community Foundation - Pilot Youth Club
£5,000 12/11/2018
To support the Pilot Youth Club project.
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - Older people's engagement programme
£14,949 26/06/2018
Older people's engagement programme
County Durham Community Foundation - Supporting refugees in the community
£5,000 31/01/2018
To support refugees in the community.
County Durham Community Foundation - Celebrating Age
£10,000 11/01/2018
To support the introduction of 5 new activities to the Bullion Hall programme aimed at local residents over the age of 50.
Tudor Trust - Grant to Bullion Community Resource Centre
£50,000 21/12/2017
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over three years towards salaries and running costs at a community centre in Chester-le-Street, County Durham
County Durham Community Foundation - Community Needs
£5,000 21/12/2017
To support the Community Needs project.
Co-Operative Group - Grant to Bullion Community Resource Centre
£2,955 29/11/2017
Help us produce a quarterly newsletter to ensure all our neighbours are aware of what is on offer at Bullion Hall.
Garfield Weston Foundation - Multi-Year Grant (2 Years) award
£20,000 09/10/2017
Bullion Hall Core Funding
County Durham Community Foundation - Strengthen our capacity
£5,000 30/09/2016
Towards strengthening the organisations capacity.
National Lottery Community Fund - Walls for All
£10,000 16/07/2014
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (7)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Age Range of Trustees: 34-84
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 13/12/2000, number: 1084105
  • Registered at Companies House on 03/08/2000, number: 04046498
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
  • Trustee conflicts of interest policy and procedures
  • Trustee expenses policy and procedures
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
20 returns made; AR07: 30 days late,
Recent reorganisation events:
  • Asset transfer in from CHESTER-LE-STREET BOOKSTART SCHEME on 03/02/2021
Main office

Bullion Community Resource Centre
Bullion Hall
South Approach
Chester-le-Street
County Durham
DH2 2DW

Objectives

THE CHARITY IS ESTABLISHED TO PROMOTE ANY CHARITABLE PURPOSES FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE COMMUNITIES IN THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF COUNTY DURHAM AND IN PARTICULAR THE FORMER LOCAL GOVERNMENT DISTRICT OF CHESTER-LE-STREET AND, IN PARTICULAR, THE ADVANCEMENT OF EDUCATION, THE PROTECTION OF HEALTH AND RELIEF OF POVERTY DISTRESS AND SICKNESS THE PROVISION, MAINTENANCE OR IMPROVEMENT OF A PUBLIC AMENITY IN THE VICINITY OF A LANDFILL SITE, WHERE IT IS FOR THE PROTECTION OF THE ENVIRONMENT. PROVIDED THAT IN CARRYING OUT THESE CHARITABLE PURPOSES THE CHARITY WILL SEEK TO CHALLENGE ALL FORMS OF OPPRESSION AND INEQUALITY AND TO GIVE PRIORITY TO WORKING WITH PEOPLE WHOSE FULL PARTICIPATION IN SOCIETY IS LIMITED BY ECONOMIC, POLITICAL AND SOCIAL DISADVANTAGE.

Defined Area of Benefit:

COUNTY DURHAM IN PARTICULAR THE FORMER LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA CHESTER-LE-STREET

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
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