Finance Score: -5
Governance Score: 3
Support Score: 8
  • Accounts filed more than 5 days late: -3 times
  • Multiple Deficits: -2
  • No PartB
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +8
Overall GiG Score: 6 ?

FERRYHILL LAKES AND DISTRICT DEVELOPMENT EDUCATION RESOURCE CENTRE LIMITED 

General Charitable purposesEducation/TrainingMedical/Health/SicknessRelief of PovertyArts/culturesports/recreationEconomic/community/development/employment
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • 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

Financial issues to consider:

  • A PartB annual return has not been required and so detailed financial information is not available from the online data
  • Accounts have been filed late on 3 occasions over the last 5 years and the current period appears to have been extended
  • On several occasions in recent years income has been less than spending
Established: 22 years

www.ferryhillladdercentre.co.uk

Kath@ferryhillladdercentre.org.uk

01740652471

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£164£186£-23n/an/an/an/an/a25
31/03/22*£200£157£43n/an/an/an/an/a20
31/03/21*£210£149£61n/an/an/an/an/a15
31/03/20*£150£157£-7n/an/an/an/an/a25
31/03/19£118£163£-45n/an/an/an/an/a25
31/03/18£188£181£7£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/17£188£181£7£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/16£184£160£24£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/15£151£142£9£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/14£146£136£10£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/13£136£136£0£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/12£97£158£-62£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/11£206£179£27£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/10*£154£137£17£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/09£87£125£-38£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/08£124£107£17£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/07£109£96£13£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/06£71£84£-14£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/05£78£79£-1£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/04£88£68£20£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
What it does
  • Amateur Sport
  • Arts/Culture/Heritage/Science
  • Economic/Community Development/Employment
  • Education/Training
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
Who works here?
  • 25 volunteers
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies
  • The General Public/Mankind
How it operates
  • Acts as an umbrella or resource body
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides human resources
  • Provides services
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£158,952
County Durham Community Foundation£74,415
The Clothworkers Foundation£4,400
Co-Operative Group£2,821
Tudor Trust£2,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
County Durham Community Foundation - Warm Hub Breakfasts
£1,000 23/11/2022
To provide a warm space.
County Durham Community Foundation - Support for All
£16,700 28/09/2022
The Support for All project.
County Durham Community Foundation - Happy Hive
£2,000 14/09/2022
To support the Happy Hive project.
County Durham Community Foundation - Steps to Safety
£7,386 05/08/2022
To support the Steps to Safety project.
National Lottery Community Fund - Jubilee Joy
£4,153 08/04/2022
The funding will be used to hold a street party to celebrate the Queens Platinum Jubilee. This will include entertainment a BBQ afternoon tea and street games. The event expects to attract ....more
County Durham Community Foundation - Ladder Ways To Wellness
£2,640 01/04/2022
To improve health and wellbeing and tackle social isolation.
County Durham Community Foundation - Digital How?
£8,430 15/03/2022
To continue the Digital How? project.
County Durham Community Foundation - Next Steps
£5,000 10/03/2022
Towards employing a volunteer coordinator for 12 months.
National Lottery Community Fund - Digital All
£120,788 15/12/2021
36
The funding will be used by the project over three years to provide digital and IT skills training to local residents through the recruitment of digital champions. This aims to reduce isolation ....more
County Durham Community Foundation - Stepping Forward
£16,618 03/11/2021
To support the stepping forward project.
Co-Operative Group - Grant to Ferryhill Ladder Centre
£2,821 23/10/2021
We will improve our outside space to allow people to meet and socialise in a safe and welcoming environment.
County Durham Community Foundation - Happier Mondays
£5,000 23/04/2021
To support the Happier Mondays project.
National Lottery Community Fund - LADDER Community Learning
£9,500 16/04/2021
The funding will be used to deliver a range of learning health creative and gardening activities at the project's centre for local residents. This aims to reduce isolation and improve wellbeing.
Tudor Trust - Grant to Ferryhill LADDER Centre Ltd
£2,000 13/01/2021
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 - COVID Counteracted
£9,641 30/11/2020
To support the COVID Counteracted project.
The Clothworkers Foundation - Grant to Ferryhill Lakes and District Development Education Resource Centre
£4,400 17/07/2020
purchase office furniture and flooring for a charity that works with disabilities and the larger community in Durham
National Lottery Community Fund - Ladder Covid Support
£24,511 02/06/2020
5
The funding will provide online support advice and guidance as well as social activities for people experiencing difficulties during the COVID-19 pandemic. The aim is to help disadvantaged members of ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Happy Mondays
£10,000 04/04/2019
12
This project will provide one-to-one mentoring support and group activities for local men on a weekly basis, with the focus on participating in sporting, leisure and volunteering activities to ....more
Tudor Trust - Grant to Ferryhill LADDER Centre Ltd
£60,000 05/10/2018
36
over three years towards staffing and core costs for a community centre in Ferryhill, Co Durham
County Durham Community Foundation - S.T.E.P.S (See That Every Person Smiles).
£10,000 11/01/2018
To support the STEPS project.
BBC Children in Need - Grant to Ferryhill Lakes & District Development Education Resource Centre Ltd
£92,523 17/10/2017
36
This project will deliver information, support and positive activities for children and young people aged 5-18 years. Children and young people will be supported to make healthy choices, stay safe ....more
County Durham Community Foundation - Create a Better You
£3,184 29/08/2017
To support the "Create a Better You" project.
Co-Operative Group - Grant to Ferryhill LADDER Centre
£2,572 04/08/2017
New seating will help us provide a safe, welcoming and comfortable environment with holistic support for local residents.
County Durham Community Foundation - 50+ and positive
£5,000 08/11/2016
Towards supporting isolated members of the community aged over 50.
County Durham Community Foundation - Towards the better safe than sorry project
£5,971 07/06/2016
Towards the better safe than sorry project which aims to provide activities for children to reduce anti social behaviour.
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to Ferryhill Lakes and District
£68,068 10/06/2015
36
To provide one to one in-depth employment support to 50 people each yr who are furthest away from the labour market (including people with mental health problems, people who use drugs and alcohol and ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Stepping Up
£151,430 14/03/2013
48
This existing project will continue and develop to provide support services to disengaged local people living in and around the Ferryhill area of Durham. The project aims to provide a range of ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Steps to Health
£10,000 29/03/2012
12
This is a project by an incorporated charity in Durham. The organisation will use funding to run a series of health related activities, including healthy cooking and eating workshops, gardening ....more
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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: 57-79
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 09/01/2002, number: 1090005
  • Registered at Companies House on 21/03/2000, number: 03953195
Gift Aid
  • NOT registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Bullying and harassment 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
  • Investment
  • 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; AR22: 41 days late, AR21: 11 days late, AR20: 10 days late, AR10: 15 days late,
Main office

LADDER House
5-7 Coniston Road
FERRYHILL
County Durham
DL17 8EZ

Objectives

TO PROMOTE THE BENEFIT OF THE INHABITANTS OF THE COUNTY OF DURHAM, IN PARTICULAR BUTNOT EXCLUSIVELY, THE INHABITANTS OF FERRYHILL AND NEIGHBOURHOOD THEREOF (HEREINAFTER CALLED THE AREA OF BENEFIT) WITHOUT DISTINCTION OF SEX, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, RACE OR OF POLITICAL RELIGIOUS OR OTHER OPINIONS, BY ASSOCIATING TOGETHER THE SAID INHABITANTS AND LOCAL AUTHORITIES, VOLUNTARY AND OTHER ORGANISATIONS IN A COMMON EFFORT TO ADVANCE LEARNING, RELIEVE POVERTY AND SICKNESS AND TO PROVIDE FACILITIES IN THE INTEREST OF SOCIAL WELFARE FOR RECREATION AND OTHER LEISURE TIME ACTIVITIES WITH THIS OBJECT OF IMPROVING CONDITION OF LIFE FOR THE SAID INHABITANTS.TO ESTABLISH A COMMUNITY RESOURCE CENTRE (HEREINAFTER CALLED LAKES & DISTRICTDEVELOPMENT EDUCATION RESOURCE CENTRE LIMITED) AND TO MAINTAIN AND MANAGE THESAME, WHETHER ALONE OR IN CO-OPERATION WITH ANY LOCAL AUTHORITY OR OTHER VOLUNTARYORGANISATION IN FURTHERANCE OF THESE OBJECTS.

Defined Area of Benefit:

THE INHABITANTS OF THE COUNTY OF DURHAM, IN PARTICULAR BUTNOT EXCLUSIVELY, THE INHABITANTS OF FERRYHILL AND NEIGHBOURHOOD

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
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