Finance Score: -2
Governance Score: 9
Support Score: 9
  • Deficit latest year: -2
  • No PartB
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Large volunteers +3
  • Grant maker support: +6
Overall GiG Score: 16 ?

STEPNEY BANK STABLES LTD 

STEPNEY BANK STABLES (SBS) IS AN INNER - CITY RIDING SCHOOL AND CHILDREN'S SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT PROJECT LOCATED IN NEWCASTLE. OUR MISSION IS TO ENHANCE THE LIVES OF YOUNG PEOPLE, AGED 8 -18, THROUGH INTERACTIONS WITH HORSES. SBS PROVIDES RIDING, ACTIVITIES AND SPECIFICALLY CHOSEN WORKSHOPS WHICH ENABLE YOUNG PEOPLE TO LEARN AND DEVELOP THE NECESSARY LIFE SKILLS TO BECOME THE VERY BEST THEY CAN BE.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has been successful in attracting volunteers relative to its size
  • The charity has received backing from several prominent grant makers recently
  • Spending has increased over the last 3 years relative to the previous period
  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of age and 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
  • Income was lower than spending in the latest year

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£413£492£-79n/an/an/an/an/a120
31/03/22£553£454£99£3£202£19052182
31/03/21£402£352£50n/an/an/an/an/a80
31/03/20*£390£415£-25n/an/an/an/an/a230
31/03/19£365£372£-8n/an/an/an/an/a40
31/03/18£363£383£-20£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/17£381£383£-2£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/16£433£386£47£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/15£362£459£-97£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/14£417£412£5£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/13£357£458£-101£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/12*£314£404£-90£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/11£366£371£-5£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/10£402£412£-10£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/09£384£406£-22£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/08£358£408£-50£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/07£400£376£24£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/06£299£289£10£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/05£282£245£37£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/04£224£215£9£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
Established: 23 years

www.stepneybankstables.com

hello@stepneybankstables.com

0191 2615544

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UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Amateur Sport
  • Animals
  • Economic/Community Development/Employment
  • Education/Training
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • Recreation
GiG Classification
  • Sports activities
How it operates
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides human resources
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Gateshead, Newcastle Upon Tyne City, North Tyneside, South Tyneside,
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies
  • People Of A Particular Ethnic Or Racial Origin
  • The General Public/Mankind
Who works here?
  • Unknown number of employees
  • 120 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.

Major supporters in last 5 years
National Lottery Community Fund£28,336
Garfield Weston Foundation£20,000
Sport England£20,000
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland£13,009
The Clothworkers Foundation£13,000
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd£9,600
DCMS£9,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
National Lottery Community Fund - MH Stomping out anti-social behaviour
£9,958 14/07/2023
The funding will be used to carry out equine assisted outreach work for young people aged 11-18 where they will also deliver additional activities including sport and outdoor arts and crafts. The ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - WE R GR8: Unlocking potential in neurodiverse young people
£9,841 20/01/2023
The funding will be used to expand their services of Equestrian Activities Club for young people who are neurodiverse and are waiting to access this activity. The project aims to improve social ....more
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£20,000 20/08/2021
Stepney Bank Stables - Equestrian & Activities Club
National Lottery Community Fund - Trottin' Around
£8,537 25/06/2021
The funding will be used to engage young people aged eight to 21 years accompanied by youth workers to deliver detached outreach community work for disadvantaged young people in deprived local areas. ....more
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - A grant to Stepney Bank Stables
£6,289 22/04/2021
Salary costs for a Instructor / Yard Worker Apprentice
The Clothworkers Foundation - Grant to Stepney Bank Stables
£13,000 05/03/2021
purchase of the horsebox for a charity supporting disadvantaged young people in Tyne and Wear
DCMS - Coronavirus Community Support Fund
£9,000 24/07/2020
"The fund aims to:1) To reduce closures of essential charities that provide essential services to vulnerable groups during the COVID-19 crisis by ensuring they have the financial resources to ....more
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Support to un-furloughing a youth worker to provide a familiar point of contact for the young people who would ordinarily access our project during the Covid 19 pandemic.
£4,800 12/06/2020
Support to un-furloughing a youth worker to provide a familiar point of contact for the young people who would ordinarily access our project during the Covid 19 pandemic.
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - un-furloughing a youth worker to provide a familiar point of contact for the young people who would ordinarily access our project during the Covid 19 pandemic.
£4,800 12/06/2020
un-furloughing a youth worker to provide a familiar point of contact for the young people who would ordinarily access our project during the Covid 19 pandemic.
Sport England - COVID-19 CEF
£10,000 09/06/2020
4
Funding under Sport England's COVID-19 Community Emergency Fund funding programme for a Revenue project titled COVID-19 CEF. This project lists its main activity as Equestrian
Sport England - Galloping to Fitness
£10,000 24/02/2020
11
Funding under Sport England's Small Grants funding programme for a Revenue project titled Galloping to Fitness. This project is a Equestrian project, with a focus on younger beneficiaries.
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - Salary costs for a project worker to increase youth engagement in east end of Newcastle
£6,720 20/11/2019
Salary costs for a project worker to increase youth engagement in east end of Newcastle
National Lottery Community Fund - Ponies For Progress
£9,960 20/12/2018
12
The funding will be used to expand the group's free horse riding lessons and training programme for young people aged 8 to 18 years. This will involve stable management and youth worker led ....more
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Riding for Success
£6,050 23/11/2017
Riding for Success
National Lottery Community Fund - Riding Into The Future
£9,220 18/10/2017
12
The project will provide horse riding lessons and training for children and young people, providing them with access to accredited training and volunteering and opportunities to develop their skills, ....more
Sport England - Young Peoples Project
£5,040 12/07/2017
11
Funding under Sport England's Small Grants funding programme for a Revenue project titled Young Peoples Project. This project is a Equestrian project, with a focus on younger beneficiaries.
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Towards Reward riding lessons for participants
£5,000 24/11/2016
Towards Reward riding lessons for participants
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Towards Children and Young People's Project
£5,000 19/01/2016
Towards Children and Young People's Project
Sport England - Rural riding for inner-city teens
£2,760 08/05/2015
Funding under Sport England's Small Grants funding programme for a Revenue project titled 'Rural riding for inner-city teens'. This project is a Equestrian project, with a focus on younger ....more
LandAid Charitable Trust - Conversion to create alternative education and personal development space
£25,595 11/12/2013
Towards the conversion of a disused groom's cottage at Stepney Bank Stables in Newcastle upon Tyne, to create a learning and social space for local disadvantaged young people, including those ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Children and Young People's Project
£84,879 08/10/2013
36
This is a continuation of an existing project to provide equestrian and sporting activities to children and young people (YP) from deprived backgrounds living in and around Newcastle. The emphasis of ....more
Sport England - Renovation, recruitment and retention
£43,377 21/02/2013
Funding under Sport England's Inspired Facilities funding programme for a Capital project titled 'Renovation, recruitment and retention'. This project lists its main activity as Equestrian. This ....more
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to Stepney Bank Stables
£27,440 29/05/2012
Towards a youth development officer who will support disadvantaged young people to access a structured programme of horse-care, volunteering and mentoring - increasing skills, confidence and ....more
Sport England - Children and Young People's Project
£7,227 04/11/2011
Funding under Sport England's Sportsmatch funding programme for a Revenue project titled 'Children and Young People's Project'. This project lists its main activity as Equestrian.
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (10)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Age Range of Trustees: 33-61
  • GRAEME FLETCHER (Chair) Appointed: 2022, Occupation: Director Of Technology And Engineering
  • JOANNE ROBASON Appointed: 2022, Occupation: Governance And Corporate Support Manager
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 24/01/2001, number: 1084687
  • Registered at Companies House on 20/01/2000, number: 03910561
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
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding policy and procedures
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Social media policy and procedures
  • Trustee conflicts of interest policy and procedures
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
20 returns made; AR20: 5 days late, AR12: 6 days late,
Main office

Stepney Bank Stables
Stepney Bank
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 2NP

Objectives

TO PROVIDE FACILITIES, IN THE INTERESTS OF SOCIAL WELFARE, FOR HORSERIDING AND OTHER EQUESTRIAN ACTIVITIES, TO CHILDREN, AND PEOPLE WHO HAVE NEED OF SUCH FACILITIES BY REASON OF THEIR INFIRMITY, DISABILITY, AGE OR SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC CIRCUMSTANCE

Defined Area of Benefit:

NOT DEFINED

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
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