Finance Score: 0
Governance Score: 2
Support Score: 5
  • Strong growth: +2
  • Multiple Deficits: -2
  • No PartB
  • No conflicts policy: -1
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Large volunteers +3
  • Grant maker support: +2
Overall GiG Score: 7 ?

BELMONT PARISH HALL ASSOCIATION 

A wide range of community services for the Belmont and Carrville area of Durham closely fitting the stated aims and objectives of the BPHA.A large number of uniform youth organisations,health related support activities,senior citizen social activities,music,dance and church activities use the Belmont Parish Hall seven days a week.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has been successful in attracting volunteers relative to its size
  • There has been strong growth in spending over the last 5 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

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • This charity does not have a Conflict of Interests policy

Financial issues to consider:

  • A PartB annual return has not been required and so detailed financial information is not available from the online data
  • On several occasions in recent years income has been less than spending
Established: 21 years

bpha@btconnect.com

01913722494

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
31/12/22£46£50£-4n/an/an/an/an/a11
31/12/21£46£46£-1n/an/an/an/an/a12
31/12/20£29£34£-5n/an/an/an/an/a40
31/12/19£32£39£-6n/an/an/an/an/a30
31/12/18£30£32£-2£0£0£0n/a035
31/12/17£30£26£4£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/16£38£29£9£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/15£28£24£4£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/14£26£20£6£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/13£24£20£4£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/12£26£23£2£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/11£28£24£4£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/10£24£22£2£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/09£51£36£15£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/08£38£36£3£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/07£33£32£1£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/06£26£27£-1£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/05£406£584£-178£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/04£89£30£59£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
What it does
  • Arts/Culture/Heritage/Science
  • Disability
  • Education/Training
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • Recreation
  • Religious Activities
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
Who works here?
  • 11 volunteers
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Elderly/Old People
  • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies
  • People With Disabilities
  • The General Public/Mankind
How it operates
  • 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.

Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
County Durham Community Foundation - Renewal of footpath
£2,820 28/04/2021
Towards a new pathway.
County Durham Community Foundation - Hall re-decoraion
£4,400 01/07/2016
Towards redecoration of the community hall.

Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 07/07/2003, number: 1098406
Gift Aid
  • NOT registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Complaints handling
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
19 returns made; all on time
Main office

Broomside lane
Belmont
Durham
DH1 2QR

Objectives

THE OBJECTS OF THE ASSOCIATION SHALL BE(A) FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE INHABITANTS OF THE ECCLESIASTICAL PARISH OF BELMONT IN THE DEANERY OF DURHAM AND IN THE DIOCESE OF DURHAM AND THE SURROUNDING AREA [INCLUDING THE VILLAGE OF PITTINGTON] AS DEFINED ON THE PLAN ANNEXED HERETO AND THE NEIGHBOURHOOD (HEREINAFTER CALLED THE AREA OF BENEFIT) WITHOUT DISTINCTION OF SEX OR OF POLITICAL RELIGIOUS OR OTHER OPINIONS IN PARTICULAR BY ASSOCIATING THE DIOCESAN AUTHORITIES, LOCAL AUTHORITIES, SCOUTS AND GUIDES, VOLUNTARY ORGANISATIONS AND INHABITANTS IN A COMMON EFFORT TO ADVANCE EDUCATION AND TO PROVIDE FACILITIES IN THE INTERESTS OF SOCIAL WELFARE FOR RECREATION AND LEISURE-TIME OCCUPATION WITH THE OBJECT OF IMPROVING THE CONDITIONS OF LIFE OF THE SAID INHABITANTS;(B) TO ESTABLISH OR TO SECURE THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A PARISH HALL (HEREINAFTER CALLED THE HALL) AND TO MAINTAIN AND MANAGE, OR TO CO-OPERATE WITH ANY LOCAL OR STATUTORY AUTHORITY IN THE MAINTENANCE AND MANAGEMENT OF SUCH A HALL FOR ACTIVITIES PROMOTED BY THE ASSOCIATION AND ITS CONSTITUENT BODIES IN FURTHERANCE OF THE ABOVE OBJECTS.(C) THE MAINTENANCE AND IMPROVEMENT OF THE BELMONT CHURCHYARD AREA AS A PUBLIC AMENITY IN THE VICINITY OF A LANDFILL SITE, FOR THE PROTECTION OF THE NATURAL AND SOCIAL ENVIRONMENTS(D) THE ASSOCIATION SHALL BE NON-PARTY IN POLITICS AND NON-SECTARIAN IN RELIGION.

Defined Area of Benefit:

THE ECCLESIASTICAL PARISH OF BELMONT IN THE DEANERY OF DURHAM AND IN THE DIOCESE OF DURHAM AND THE SURROUNDING AREAS [INCLUDING THE VILLAGE OF PITTINGTON]

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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