Finance Score: -3
Governance Score: 6
Support Score: 3
  • Volatile income: -3
  • No PartB
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +3
Overall GiG Score: 6 ?

VOLUNTEER CENTRE UTTLESFORD 

Volunteer Centre Uttlesford has three main roles:- to help people wanting to volunteer to find suitable opportunities and to support them- to help local voluntary and statutory organisations to find volunteers- to promote the ethos of volunteering locally, providing a centre of information on all aspects of volunteering
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years
  • A significant proportion of recent income was derived from major grant makers including the Government
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of age and gender

Financial issues to consider:

  • A PartB annual return has not been required and so detailed financial information is not available from the online data
  • Income has been volatile recently

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£29£36£-7n/an/an/an/an/a0
31/03/22£66£57£9n/an/an/an/an/a2
31/03/21£75£53£22n/an/an/an/an/a5
31/03/20£48£49£-1n/an/an/an/an/a6
31/03/19£57£51£5n/an/an/an/an/a7
31/03/18£40£42£-2£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/17£37£40£-3£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/16£36£38£-2£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/15£30£39£-9£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/14£62£38£24£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/13£25£36£-11£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/12£24£34£-9£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/11£33£34£0£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/10£35£32£3£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/09£34£40£-7£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/08£40£39£1£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/07£43£37£6£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
Established: 18 years

www.volunteeruttlesford.org.uk

volunteer@volunteeruttlesford.org.uk

01799510525

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UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Other Charitable Purposes
GiG Classification
  • Philanthropic intermediaries and voluntarism promotion
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides human resources
Where it operates
  • Essex,
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Elderly/Old People
  • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies
  • People Of A Particular Ethnic Or Racial Origin
  • People With Disabilities
  • The General Public/Mankind

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
Essex Community Foundation£17,500
National Lottery Community Fund£8,386
CAF£5,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Essex Community Foundation - Grant to Volunteer Centre Uttlesford
£7,000 07/06/2021
to support the Volunteer Co-ordinator's duties which source, encourage and place volunteers across Uttlesford district, in continued response to the COVID19 pandemic and also as restrictions allow to ....more
CAF - Grant to Volunteer Centre Uttlesford
£5,000 26/06/2020
3
Grant to Volunteer Centre Uttlesford to support the organisation through COVID19
National Lottery Community Fund - Covid 19 Response
£8,386 22/05/2020
4
The funding will be used to continue to provide support and assistance such as collecting and delivering prescriptions and shopping to the elderly self-isolating and vulnerable people of Uttlesford. ....more
Essex Community Foundation - Grant to Volunteer Centre Uttlesford
£5,500 08/04/2020
to increase staff hours who are coordinating volunteers to respond during the COVID19 pandemic in Uttlesford
Essex Community Foundation - Supporting the salary of the Volunteer Co-ordinator
£5,000 16/12/2019
11
To cover the Volunteer Co-ordinator's post which identifies, encourages and supports volunteering in the community
National Lottery Community Fund - Volunteers make community cohesiveness
£4,500 28/06/2018
12
The funding will be used to host an event to promote the activities of the organisation. The aim of the project is to increase the number of volunteers in the local community and match them with ....more
Essex Community Foundation - supporting the salary of the Volunteer Co-ordinator
£6,058 31/05/2018
11
To fund a Volunteer Co-ordinator's post to identify, encourage and support volunteering in the community
Essex Community Foundation - Helping Hands
£4,938 01/02/2018
12
To promote volunteering to year six Primary School pupils across Uttlesford
Essex Community Foundation - to support the salary of the volunteer co-ordinator
£5,500 24/03/2017
10
To fund a Volunteer Co-ordinator's post
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (6)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split
Based on 5/6 persons

Age Range of Trustees: 39-72
  • HILARY OAKLEY Appointed: 2022, Occupation: Head Of Organisation Development & Diversity
  • ROBERT WALLACE Appointed: 2019, Occupation: Voluntary Services Manager
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 27/06/2006, number: 1114907
  • Registered at Companies House on 29/04/2006, number: 05801122
Gift Aid
  • NOT registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Complaints handling
  • Complaints policy and procedures
  • Conflicting interests
  • Financial reserves policy and procedures
  • Internal charity financial controls policy and procedures
  • Investment
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding policy and procedures
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Serious incident reporting policy and procedures
  • Trustee conflicts of interest policy and procedures
  • Trustee expenses policy and procedures
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
17 returns made; all on time
Main office

Uttlesford District Council
Council Offices
London Road
Saffron Walden
CB11 4ER

Objectives

TO PROMOTE THE ADVANCEMENT OF EDUCATION, THE PROTECTION OF HEALTH, THE RELIEF OF POVERTY, SICKNESS AND DISTRESS AND ANY OTHER CHARITABLE PURPOSE FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE COMMUNITY IN AND AROUND THE DISTRICT OF UTTLESFORD IN THE COUNTY OF ESSEX (THE AREA OF BENEFIT) BY THE PROMOTION OF VOLUNTARY SERVICE AND FOR THESE PURPOSES, BUT NOT OTHERWISE, THE CHARITY SHALL:(A) ADVISE AND GUIDE PERSONS WILLING TO VOLUNTEER;(B) PROVIDE A CENTRE OR CENTRES; AND (C) ADVISE AND GUIDE ORGANISATIONS USING VOLUNTEERS, PARTICULARLY THOSE BEING MEMBERS OF THE CHARITY.

Defined Area of Benefit:

IN AND AROUND THE DISTRICT OF UTTLESFORD IN THE COUNTY OF ESSEX.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
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