Finance Score: -1
Governance Score: 6
Support Score: 4
  • Low unrestricted reserves: -2
  • Multiple Deficits: -2
  • Fundraising costs low: +3
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +4
Overall GiG Score: 9 ?

KINGS CHURCH DARLINGTON 

The charity exists to advance the Christian faith and also bring relief to persons in conditions of need, hardship or distress or who are aged or sick. Further objectives are the advancement of education on the basis of Christian principles, and to provide or assist in the provision of facilities in the interests of social welfare.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • The charity has received backing from multiple prominent grant makers, including a Community Foundation, recently
  • Fundraising costs are unusually low relative to funds raised
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of age and dynamic in terms of composition

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • One or more trustees receive benefits from the charity

Financial issues to consider:

  • Unrestricted reserves appear to be dangerously low at the latest year end
  • On several occasions in recent years income has been less than spending
Established: 18 years

www.kingschurchdarlington.org

admin@kingschurchdarlington.org

01325469884

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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£648£677£-29£3£254£1422.513100
31/12/21£523£663£-140£3£283£2244.115100
31/12/20£552£600£-48£3£423£3436.915100
31/12/19£552£655£-103£4£471£4498.214100
31/12/18£722£631£92£3£573£54610.412100
31/12/17£578£618£-40£3£482£4238.2120
31/12/16£578£726£-148£3£521£4928.1120
31/12/15£649£740£-92£13£669£61810130
31/12/14£812£674£138£10£761£69612.4120
31/12/13£821£626£195£10£623£55510.6120
31/12/12*£684£549£136£10£427£3187100
31/12/11*£566£489£77£17£292£2415.990
31/12/10*£438£473£-35£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/09£367£353£15£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/08*£247£313£-66£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/07£334£304£29£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/06£208£213£-6£0£0£0n/a00

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 0.5%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 0.5%
Highest pay band: Less than £60,000
Liabilities/Assets: 56%
Liabilities/Income: 49%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 56%
Reserves/Spending: 2.5 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 3 months
Quick Ratio: 4.3
Asset Split ?
What it does
  • Accommodation/Housing
  • Amateur Sport
  • Economic/Community Development/Employment
  • Education/Training
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • Overseas Aid/Famine Relief
  • Religious Activities
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
Who works here?
  • 13 employees
  • 100 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
  • Makes Grants to Individuals
  • Makes Grants to Organisations
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides human resources
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Darlington, 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
County Durham Community Foundation£74,830
DCMS£10,000
Garfield Weston Foundation£5,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
County Durham Community Foundation - King's Cafe Development
£2,500 22/03/2023
To purchase equipment for the King's Cafe.
County Durham Community Foundation - Covid 19 Recovery
£10,000 21/10/2022
To continue and expand services to the local community.
County Durham Community Foundation - King's FoodBank
£3,900 14/09/2022
To support the work of King's FoodBank.
County Durham Community Foundation - King's Food Bank..Food for Winter Months
£2,000 14/09/2022
Towards Food for Winter Months.
County Durham Community Foundation - Sherburn House Relief in Need/Furniture Provision
£3,500 24/08/2022
To provide support for individuals and families who are in financial difficulty.
County Durham Community Foundation - King's Foodbank
£5,000 09/06/2022
To support the foodbank.
County Durham Community Foundation - Furniture Provision
£3,500 11/04/2022
Relief in need grants
County Durham Community Foundation - Flooring for Multiuse Hall
£4,430 30/03/2022
Towards flooring for Multiuse Hall.
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£5,000 04/03/2022
Purchase of new Delivery van
County Durham Community Foundation - Relief in Need Funding
£3,000 31/08/2021
Relief in Need Funding.
County Durham Community Foundation - Food Bank Employee Salary
£5,000 01/07/2021
Towards a salary for a King's Church Foodbank employee.
County Durham Community Foundation - Food Redistribution
£3,000 02/12/2020
To support the foodbank.
County Durham Community Foundation - Foodbank Covid Recovery
£10,000 23/11/2020
To support the foodbank with additional driver hours and food provision.
County Durham Community Foundation - Sherburn House relief in need
£3,000 04/11/2020
To provide individuals and families grants of up to £300 inline with the Sherburn House Relief in Need guidelines.
County Durham Community Foundation - Salary for Food Bank Manager
£6,000 14/09/2020
Towards the salary for Food Bank Manager.
County Durham Community Foundation - To enhance Food Storage and distribution capability
£10,000 11/09/2020
To enhance Food Storage and distribution capability
DCMS - VSCE CMC Fund
£10,000 11/09/2020
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
Co-Operative Group - Grant to King's Church Darlington Limited
£10,816 19/11/2018
We want to cover the ongoing salary costs of running of the Foodbank.
County Durham Community Foundation - New Oven For King's cafe
£2,500 07/03/2017
Towards a new oven
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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: 35-70
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 28/03/2006, number: 1113455
  • Registered at Companies House on 10/01/2006, number: 05670530
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Conflicting interests
  • Investment
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
17 returns made; AR12: 32 days late, AR11: 26 days late, AR10: 22 days late, AR08: 95 days late,
Main office

PROSPECT PLACE
WHESSOE ROAD
DARLINGTON
COUNTY DURHAM
DL3 0QT

Objectives

1. THE ADVANCEMENT OF THE CHRISTIAN FAITH IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE ARTICLES OF FAITH SET OUT IN ARTICLE 34;2. THE RELIEF OF PERSONS WHO ARE IN CONDITIONS OF NEED, HARDSHIP OR DISTRESS OR WHO ARE AGED OR SICK;3. THE ADVANCEMENT OF EDUCATION ON THE BASIS OF CHRISTIAN PRINCIPLES; AND 4. TO PROVIDE OR ASSIST IN THE PROVISION OF FACILITIES IN THE INTERESTS OF SOCIAL WELFARE FOR RECREATION OR OTHER LEISURE TIME OCCUPATION OF INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE NEED OF SUCH FACILITIES BY REASON OF THEIR YOUTH, AGE, INFIRMITY OR DISABILITY, FINANCIAL HARDSHIP OR SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC CIRCUMSTANCES OR FOR THE PUBLIC AT LARGE WITH THE OBJECT OF IMPROVING THEIR CONDITIONS OF LIFE.

Defined Area of Benefit:

NOT DEFINED. IN PRACTICE DARLINGTON

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
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