Finance Score: 0
Governance Score: 2
Support Score: 6
  • No PartB
  • No conflicts policy: -1
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Large volunteers +3
  • Grant maker support: +3
Overall GiG Score: 8 ?

THE GUISBOROUGH BRIDGE ASSOCIATION 

The Charity aims to provide care & support to the people of Guisborough & surrounding area by providing: FoodStop (a food bank); Youth and Children's clubs and initiatives; Guis Lunch Club - a weekly lunch for the elderly; Christmas Day Meal; Monday Friends; Soup & Roll lunches and Coffee mornings; Bridge2parents - supporting parents in their challenging job and an Elderly Exercise class & lunch.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has been successful in attracting volunteers relative to its size
  • The charity has received modest 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 dynamic in terms of composition

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • This charity does not have a Conflict of Interests policy
  • 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: 23 years

www.guisboroughbridge.org.uk

staff@guisboroughbridge.org.uk

01287638771

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£102£90£13n/an/an/an/an/a60
31/03/22£72£78£-6n/an/an/an/an/a64
31/03/21£153£86£66n/an/an/an/an/a40
31/03/20£69£82£-13n/an/an/an/an/a110
31/03/19£64£63£1n/an/an/an/an/a100
31/03/18£72£63£9£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/17£64£65£-2£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/16*£77£52£25£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/15£64£47£17£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/14£61£52£9£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/13£46£52£-6£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/12£35£40£-5£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/11£37£38£0£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/10£33£38£-5£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/09£24£28£-4£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/08£27£32£-5£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/07?£37£52£-15£0£0£0n/a00
31/01/06£14£15£0£0£0£0n/a00
31/01/05*£9£6£3£0£0£0n/a00
31/01/04*£25£16£9£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
Listed activities
  • Education/Training
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • Human Rights/Religious Or Racial Harmony/Equality Or Diversity
  • Recreation
  • Religious Activities
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides human resources
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Redcar And Cleveland,
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Elderly/Old People
  • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies
  • Other Defined Groups
  • People With Disabilities
  • The General Public/Mankind
Who works here?
  • Unknown number of employees
  • 60 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
County Durham Community Foundation£9,000
CAF£5,500
Co-Operative Group£1,161
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Co-Operative Group - Grant to Guisborough Community Luncheon Club (the Bridge)
£1,161 21/10/2023
We would use the funding to create more spaces for the socially isolated people in our community, by buying more tables and chairs.
County Durham Community Foundation - Time 2 Move
£3,000 13/07/2022
The Time 2 Move project.
County Durham Community Foundation - Grant to Guisborough Bridge Association
£1,000 09/06/2022
Music and Memories.
CAF - Grant to Guisborough Bridge Association
£5,500 01/07/2020
3
Grant to Guisborough Bridge Association to support the organisation through COVID19
County Durham Community Foundation - Relief of Hardship from Coronavirus Lockdown
£5,000 04/06/2020
Towards the relief of hardship from Coronavirus Lockdown.
The Ballinger Charitable Trust - Grant to Guisborough Bridge Association (The)
£5,000 23/02/2018
12
Providing support for those within community who are socially isolated

Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (6)
Current Trustees appointed

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 01/05/2001, number: 1086425
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Complaints handling
  • Financial reserves policy and procedures
  • Internal charity financial controls policy and procedures
  • Investing charity funds policy and procedures
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding policy and procedures
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
20 returns made; AR16: 74 days late, AR05: 392 days late, AR04: 750 days late,
Main office

Flat A
58 Westgate
GUISBOROUGH
TS14 6AY

Objectives

TO PROMOTE FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE INHABITANTS OF GUISBOROUGH AND THE SURROUNDING AREA (THE AREA OF BENEFIT),WITHOUT DISTINCTION OF SEX, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, RACE OR RELIGION OR OTHER OPINIONS BY ASSOCIATING TOGETHER WITH THE INHABITANTS OF THE AREA OF BENEFIT, AGENCIES OF THE GOVERNMENT AND LOCAL AUTHORITIES, VOLUNTARY ORGANISATIONS AND OTHER ORGANISATIONS IN A COMMON EFFORT THE ADVANCE OF EDUCATION, SOCIAL WELFARE, RECREATIONAL AND OTHER LEISURE-TIME ACTIVITIES WITH THE OBJECTIVE OF IMPROVING THE CONDITIONS OF LIFE AVAILABLE WITHIN THE AREA OF BENEFIT.TO OPERATE IN ALIGNMENT WITH THE OBJECTIVES OF THE CHURCHES TOGETHER IN GUISBOROUGH TO ADVANCE CHRISTIANITY.

Defined Area of Benefit:

REDCAR + CLEVELAND

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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