Finance Score: 1
Governance Score: -2
Support Score: 5
  • Reasonable growth: +1
  • No PartB
  • No conflicts policy: -1
  • Only 4 Trustees: -1
  • Grant maker support: +5
Overall GiG Score: 4 ?

G-FORCE 

Our mission is to improve the quality of life for all those living on Broomwood & similar areas locally by providing; intergenerational, experiential & educational opportunities for all. This service is informed by need & supports personal & community development & achievement; developing skills and ambition so that those involved are able to play a fullfilled role within their communities.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • The charity has received backing from multiple prominent grant makers recently
  • There has been reasonable growth in spending over the last 3 years relative to the previous period
  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • This charity does not have a Conflict of Interests policy
  • There are only 4 trustees

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: 19 years

www.gforce.org.uk

paulgforce@outlook.com

07952495137

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£313£300£13n/an/an/an/an/a50
31/03/22£195£205£-9n/an/an/an/an/a28
31/03/21£209£204£5n/an/an/an/an/a50
31/03/20£204£214£-10n/an/an/an/an/a50
31/03/19£195£187£8n/an/an/an/an/a20
31/03/18£148£167£-19£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/17£196£155£41£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/16£155£161£-5£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/15£158£158£0£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/14£219£225£-6£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/13£239£248£-9£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/12£186£184£2£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/11£198£185£13£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/10£215£223£-7£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/09£128£123£5£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/08£110£115£-5£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/07*£88£93£-4£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/06£89£83£5£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
  • Environment/Conservation/Heritage
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
Who works here?
  • 50 volunteers
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Elderly/Old People
  • Other Defined Groups
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides human resources
  • Provides services
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
Where it operates
  • Trafford,

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£19,937
Trafford Housing Trust Social Investment£18,945
Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council£8,900
Forever Manchester£5,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council - Voluntary Sector Grant to Gforce:Oldfield Brow Dementia Cafe
£2,000 31/10/2022
We want to establish a new Dementia Café In Oldfield Brow that will target local residents and those in the wider Altrincham community. The café will open once every two weeks on a Saturday.
National Lottery Community Fund - We're together again
£9,990 23/09/2022
The funding will be used to host a series of family fun days for disadvantaged communities. The project aims to bring people together to engage in positive activities improve social cohesion and ....more
Trafford Housing Trust Social Investment - Children Support Fund application
£5,000 30/03/2022
Packed lunches in Broomwood, Oldfield Brow, Broadheath during school holidays
Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council - Voluntary Sector Grant to G- Force
£1,900 01/08/2021
Friendship Group
National Lottery Community Fund - Outreach Art Therapy
£9,947 29/07/2021
The funding will be used to deliver art therapy classes with a focus on friendship for older members of the community and those who have been shielding. The project aims to reduce loneliness and ....more
Trafford Housing Trust Social Investment - Active Appetites 2021
£7,845 01/04/2021
To provide healthy food options to families in need in Broadheath, Oldfield Brow and Broomwood bolstered by a variety of activities that encourage better mental, physical and social health ....more
Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council - VCSFE Digi Grant to G Force
£5,000 31/08/2020
Elderly & Infirm -Loaning out an ipad (or tablet) and then getting volunteers to show them how to use it to make video calls to their families and friends
Forever Manchester - G-Force Healthy Hampers & Hot food
£5,000 01/05/2020
Food parcels, meal delivery and recipe help for those struggling
Trafford Housing Trust Social Investment - Family activities with a core focus of addressing holiday hunger
£6,100 09/03/2020
To provide a range of positive family focused activities (that includes a mid day meal) targeting in particular those children and families suffering with food poverty during school holidays. The ....more
Virgin Money Foundation - Grant to G-Force
£250 01/05/2019
Grant through the Heart of the Community Fund used to purchase tools and materials for the Mens Shed Project.
Trafford Housing Trust Social Investment - Talentmatch Plus
£44,368 09/10/2018
36
Three years ago G-Force were commissioned to run a project in Altrincham, Sale and the surround area called 'Talentmatch'. This is a nationwide project that offered intense support to Young people ....more
Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council - Voluntary Sector Grant to G-Force
£2,000 17/06/2017
12
Men in Sheds project, reducing social isolation in the over 50’s.
Trafford Housing Trust Social Investment - Summer Family Fun Days & Winter Activities in THT Communities
£9,063 09/03/2017
To deliver 10 Summer community Fundays and 10 winter indoor activities in Oldfield Brow, Broomwood, Broadheath, the Grange and Pownall Road. Target 2000+ attendees We have been delivering these ....more
Trafford Housing Trust Social Investment - Establishing a new youth club in Altrincham
£14,588 22/11/2016
Establishing a new youth club in Altrincham
Trafford Housing Trust Social Investment - Summer Family Fun Days & Winter Activities in THT Communities
£10,054 20/06/2016
To deliver 10 Summer community Fun days and 10 winter indoor activities in Oldfield Brow, Broomwood, Broadheath, the Grange and Pownall Road. Target 2000+ attendees We have delivered these activities ....more
Trafford Housing Trust Social Investment - Summer Family Fundays & Winter Family Activities in THT communities
£14,028 16/06/2015
to deliver 12 summer holiday Fundays ( that each target 100+ attendees) and 12 winter indoor activities (that each target 60+ attendees). These would be delivered in Oldfield Brow, Broomwood, ....more
Trafford Housing Trust Social Investment - Eight 'Be Responsible' Enviromental Community Safety days
£5,276 30/03/2015
Event to be held during easter and whit school holidays and include activites such as 1. dog poo awarness 2. litter picking & litter education 3. big clean ups 4. education about recycling waste ....more
Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council - Voluntary Sector Grant to G-Force
£3,988 19/07/2014
This project will use art as an engagement method and target all four priority groups. It will engage them in producing high quality pieces of art that will be displayed as an outdoor Art Trail ....more
Trafford Housing Trust Social Investment - Summer fun Days & winter Activities
£13,992 17/04/2014
We would like to deliver 12 summer holiday Fun days; 4 each in the following areas:- Oldfield Brow, Broomwood, Broadheath & the Grange. We have done this for a number of years now and they have ....more
Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council - Voluntary Sector Grant to G-Force
£2,884 18/01/2013
To deliver a series of cultural workshops and culminate in a number of Cultural events celebrate the new cultures and countries in Broomwood and the diversity of the wider community
National Lottery Community Fund - Broomwood Community Art Trail
£10,000 14/07/2011
12
This charity in Cheshire will use funding to provide art workshops, benefiting members of the local community. This will enable participants to develop their art skills and create an art trail around ....more
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (4)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 08/08/2005, number: 1110767
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Complaints handling
  • Complaints policy and procedures
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding policy and procedures
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Serious incident reporting policy and procedures
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
18 returns made; AR07: 8 days late,
Main office

G Force Cafe
65 Briarfield Road
Timperley
ALTRINCHAM
Cheshire
WA15 7DD

Objectives

(A) TO PROMOTE THE BENEFIT OF THE CHILDREN & YOUNG PEOPLE OF BROOMWOOD ESTATE AS WELL AS THE OTHER INHABITANTS OF THE NEIGHBOURHOOD DEFINED AS BROOMWOOD ESTATE WITHOUT DISTINCTION OF SEX, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, RACE OR OF POLITICAL, RELIGIOUS OR OTHER OPINIONS, BY ASSOCIATING TOGETHER THE SAID INHABITANTS AND THE LOCAL AUTHORITIES, VOLUNTARY AND OTHER ORGANISATIONS 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 FOR THE SAID INHABITANTS;(B) TO ESTABLISH, OR SECURE THE ESTABLISHMENT OF, A COMMUNITY RESOURCE CENTRE (HEREINAFTER CALLED THE CENTRE) AND TO MAINTAIN AND MANAGE THE SAME (WHETHER ALONE OR IN CO-OPERATION WITH ANY LOCAL AUTHORITY OR OTHER PERSON OR BODY) IN FURTHERANCE OF THESE OBJECTS.(C) THE PROMOTION FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT OF URBAN REGENERATION IN THE AREA OF SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC DEPRIVATION OF BROOMWOOD BY THE FOLLOWING MEANS.(D) THE RELIEF OF POVERTY(E) THE ADVANCEMENT OF EDUCATION, TRAINING OR RETRAINING, PARTICULARLY AMONG UNEMPLOYED PEOPLE AND THE PROVISION OF PROVIDING UNEMPLOYED PEOPLE WITH WORK EXPERIENCE.(F) THE CREATION OF TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES BY THE PROVISION OF WORKSPACE, BUILDINGS AND LAND FOR USE ON FAVOURABLE TERMS.(G) THE MAINTENANCE, IMPROVEMENT OR PROVISION OF PUBLIC AMENITIES.(H) THE PROVISION OF RECREATIONAL FACILITIES FOR THE PUBLIC AT LARGE OR THOSE WHO BY REASON OF THEIR YOUTH, AGE, INFIRMITY OR DISABLEMENT, POVERTY OR SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC CIRCUMSTANCES HAVE NEED OF SUCH FACILITIES.(I) THE PROVISION OF PUBLIC HEALTH FACILITIES AND CHILDCARE(J) TO DEVELOP THE CAPACITY AND SKILLS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOCIALLY AND ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED COMMUNITY OF BROOMWOOD IN SUCH A WAY THAT THEY ARE BETTER ABLE TO IDENTIFY AND HELP MEET THEIR NEEDS AND TO PARTICIPATE MORE FULLY IN SOCIETY.(K) PROMOTE SUCH OTHER CHARITABLE PURPOSES AS MAY FROM TIME TO TIME BE DETERMINED.THE ASSOCIATION SHALL BE NON-PARTY IN POLITICS AND NON-SECTARIAN IN RELIGION.

Defined Area of Benefit:

BROOMWOOD ESTATE

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
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