Finance Score: -4
Governance Score: -6
Support Score: 0
  • Spending falling: -1
  • Volatile income: -3
  • No PartB
  • No volunteer policy: -2
  • No conflicts policy: -1
  • All male board: -3
  • Large volunteers +3
Overall GiG Score: -7 ?

COCKERTON PRIZE SILVER BAND 

The performance of music in the community and the teaching of brass instrument playing to people of all ages in the community
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 a grant maker
  • There have been no income shortfalls in recent years

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • Although this charity works with volunteers it does not have a Volunteer Management policy
  • This charity does not have a Conflict of Interests policy
  • The Board is completely male

Financial issues to consider:

  • A PartB annual return has not been required and so detailed financial information is not available from the online data
  • Spending has fallen significantly over the last 5 years relative to the previous period
  • Income has been volatile recently
Established: 21 years

bowmandavidj@yahoo.co.uk

07899912879

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
31/10/23£11£7£4n/an/an/an/an/a6
31/10/22£19£11£7n/an/an/an/an/a6
31/10/21£24£14£10n/an/an/an/an/a6
31/10/20£21£10£11n/an/an/an/an/a0
31/10/19£22£18£4n/an/an/an/an/a7
31/10/18£23£15£7£0£0£0n/a00
31/10/17£25£13£11£0£0£0n/a00
31/10/16£21£7£14£0£0£0n/a00
31/10/15£9£8£1£0£0£0n/a00
31/10/14£10£8£2£0£0£0n/a00
31/10/13£10£8£2£0£0£0n/a00
31/10/12£10£9£1£0£0£0n/a00
31/10/11*£10£9£1£0£0£0n/a00
31/10/10£10£9£0£0£0£0n/a00
31/10/09£10£9£1£0£0£0n/a00
31/10/08£10£8£1£0£0£0n/a00
31/10/07£10£8£1£0£0£0n/a00
31/10/06?£10£7£2£0£0£0n/a00
31/10/04£9£8£1£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
What it does
  • Arts/Culture/Heritage/Science
  • Education/Training
Who works here?
  • 6 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 services
Where it operates
  • Darlington, Durham, Gateshead, Newcastle Upon Tyne City, North Tyneside, North Yorkshire, South Tyneside, Sunderland,

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 - Grant to Cockerton Prize Silver Band
£2,500 07/05/2021
To support Cockerton Silver Prize Band at request of donor.

Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (3)
Gender Split

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 22/07/2003, number: 1098699
Gift Aid
  • NOT registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Bullying and harassment policy and procedures
  • Complaints handling
  • Complaints policy and procedures
  • Financial reserves policy and procedures
  • Internal charity financial controls policy and procedures
  • Internal risk management policy and procedures
  • Safeguarding policy and procedures
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Serious incident reporting policy and procedures
Filing Record
19 returns made; AR11: 39 days late,
Main office

Cockerton Club
Woodland Road
DARLINGTON
County Durham
DL3 9AB

Objectives

TO ADVANCE THE EDUCATION OF THE PUBLIC IN THE ART OF BRASS BAND MUSIC THROUGH PUBLIC PERFORMANCE AND TUITION IN THE SAME AND TO OR FOR SUCH CHARITABLE PURPOSES AS THE COMMITTEE SHALL DECIDE

Defined Area of Benefit:

NOT DEFINED

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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