Finance Score: 5
Governance Score: -3
Support Score: 13
  • Strong growth: +2
  • Fundraising costs low: +3
  • Only 4 Trustees: -1
  • Narrow trustee age band: -2
  • Grant maker support: +13
Overall GiG Score: 15 ?

OPEN DOOR (NORTH EAST) 

Provide a range of services to both asylum seekers & refugees living on Teesside. We provide food & housing to destitute asylum seekers. We provide housing, a work club & training opportunities to refugees. A range of drop in service fostering community integration and English Classes (ESOL).
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • There has been strong growth in spending over the last 5 years
  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years
  • Fundraising costs are unusually low relative to funds raised
  • A significant proportion of recent income was derived from major grant makers including the Government and a Community Foundation

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • There are only 4 trustees
  • The Board has little diversity in terms of age
Established: 21 years

www.opendoornortheast.com

info@opendoornortheast.com

01642213634

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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£701£668£33£15£331£3065.51740
31/03/22£367£399£-32n/an/an/an/an/a15
31/03/21£427£321£105n/an/an/an/an/a30
31/03/20£254£250£5n/an/an/an/an/a60
31/03/19£232£244£-13n/an/an/an/an/a75
31/03/18£285£238£47£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/17£268£180£88£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/16£238£161£77£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/15£162£165£-3£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/14£133£134£-2£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/13£109£103£6£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/12£95£91£4£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/11£79£82£-3£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/10£68£56£11£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/09*£129£109£19£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/08*£106£101£5£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/07*£98£94£4£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/06£90£99£-8£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/05£75£55£20£0£0£0n/a00

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 2.2%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 2.2%
Highest pay band: Less than £60,000
Liabilities/Assets: 21%
Liabilities/Income: 12%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 93%
Reserves/Spending: 5.5 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 1 months
Quick Ratio: 1.1
Asset Split ?
What it does
  • Accommodation/Housing
  • Economic/Community Development/Employment
  • Education/Training
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
Who works here?
  • 17 employees
  • 40 volunteers
Who it helps
  • Other Defined Groups
How it operates
  • Makes Grants to Individuals
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Stockton-on-tees,

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£499,893
Lloyds Bank Foundation£102,250
Mercer's Charitable Foundation£95,000
The Earl of Northampton's Charity£90,000
DCMS£84,500
Barrow Cadbury Trust£50,000
AB Charitable Trust£20,000
Virgin Money Foundation£20,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Mercer's Charitable Foundation - Grant to Open Door North East
£95,000 04/10/2023
Support for challenges faced by asylum seekers.
Lloyds Bank Foundation - One off gift towards cost of living crisis to Open Door North East
£2,250 14/12/2022
One off gift to support with the cost of living crisis
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to Open Door North East
£50,000 07/12/2022
24
Unrestricted grant over two years towards the core costs of Open Door North East
National Lottery Community Fund - Ariadne Partnership
£499,893 17/08/2022
The funding will be used for an end to end support service for refugees and asylum seekers in Tees Valley – specifically Middlesbrough Stockton and Redcar.The Ariadne Partnership between Open Door ....more
AB Charitable Trust - A grant to Open Door North East
£20,000 20/01/2022
An unrestricted grant of £20,000. Open Door North East works with refugees and people seeking asylum in the Tees Valley area, on interventions to alleviate destitution and homelessness, as well as ....more
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Recovery grant to Open Door North East
£50,000 02/12/2020
24
Unrestricted grant over two years towards the core costs of Open Door North East, awarded under the Foundation's Asylum Seekers and Refugees funding stream. Part of the Covid Recovery Fund to support ....more
Barrow Cadbury Trust - COVID-19 - Open Door North East
£50,000 14/10/2020
6
To provide core support and additional capcity to enable Open Door North East to continue to provide accommodation and support to vulnerable asylum seekers.
County Durham Community Foundation - First Steps
£10,000 25/08/2020
To support the First Steps project.
DCMS - VSCE CMC Fund
£10,000 25/08/2020
NET, Comic Relief and Children in Need will use this funding to provide: increased support to vulnerable people and hidden groups, thus reducing the burden on public services; reach local grassroots ....more
DCMS - Coronavirus Community Support Fund
£74,500 11/08/2020
"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
Virgin Money Foundation - Grant to Open Door North East
£20,000 15/07/2020
6
Grant towards the running costs.
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£20,000 01/05/2020
Open Door North East
The Earl of Northampton's Charity - Grant to Open Door North East
£90,000 29/04/2020
36
Core costs for a Middlesbrough based charity that supports refugees.
Crisis UK - Grant to Open Door North East
£5,000 09/04/2020
Provision for those with no recourse to public funds (NRPF), food, accommodation
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - Strong Foundations
£25,000 08/03/2019
Strong Foundations
AB Charitable Trust - A grant to OPEN DOOR NORTH EAST
£15,000 23/01/2018
£15,000 towards Asylum Support Project Workers salary and related core costs. Open Door North East provides asylum seekers with a range of services to support wellbeing and integration, including ....more
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to Open Door North East
£94,731 28/03/2017
36
Towards the salary costs of the Chief Executive who manages this organisation that supports refugees and asylum seekers in Teesside.
AB Charitable Trust - Support, housing, hosting, information and advice
£15,000 30/06/2016
£15,000 towards salary and related cost of Asylum Support Project Worker
Virgin Money Foundation - Grant to Open Door North East
£31,716 20/11/2015
12
Grant to replicate a successful Middlesbrough refugee housing project in neighbouring Stockton and Hartlepool.
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Towards Refugee work club project worker and support for project volunteers
£9,636 18/11/2015
Towards Refugee work club project worker and support for project volunteers
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to Open Door North East
£9,636 18/11/2015
towards one year's salary of the Refugee Work Club Project Worker and volunteers at an organisation providing support to refugees and asylum seekers in Teesside
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Towards Part-time Destitution Support Worker's salary year 2
£9,387 01/04/2015
Towards Part-time Destitution Support Worker's salary year 2
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to Open Door North East
£18,200 29/01/2014
Open Doors works across Middlesbrough and Teesside supporting people who are unemployed by training them to become volunteers or more employable and then encouraging them to use these skills to help ....more
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (4)
Current Trustees appointed

Age Range of Trustees: 44-61
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 06/10/2003, number: 1099865
  • Registered at Companies House on 03/07/2003, number: 04819153
Gift Aid
  • 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
  • Social media policy and procedures
  • Trustee conflicts of interest policy and procedures
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
19 returns made; AR09: 7 days late, AR08: 34 days late, AR07: 45 days late,
Main office

Open Door North East
Newport Road
MIDDLESBROUGH
Cleveland
TS1 5QH

Objectives

TO RELIEVE PERSONS WHO ARE IN NEED OR HARDSHIP OR WHO ARE AGED OR SICK AND TO RELIEVE THE DISTRESS CAUSED THEREBY IN MIDDLESBROUGH AND THE NORTH EAST OF ENGLAND AND IN SUCH OTHER PARTS OF THE UNITED KINGDOM AS THE TRUSTEES MAY FROM TIME TO TIME THINK FIT.

Defined Area of Benefit:

MIDDLESBROUGH AND THE NORTH EAST OF ENGLAND AND IN SUCH OTHER PARTS OF THE UNITED KINGDOM.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
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