Finance Score: 6
Governance Score: 9
Support Score: 8
  • Liabilities <10%: +3
  • Excess liquidity: -1
  • Reasonable growth: +1
  • Fundraising costs low: +3
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +8
Overall GiG Score: 23 ?

EAST DURHAM COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT TRUST LTD 

The activities of the charity are the promotion for the public benefit of urban or rural regeneration in areas of social and economic deprivation in County Durham and surrounding area. Activities include delivering services and activities to improve mental and physical health and wellbeing, improving educational attainment, supporting third sector organisations and volunteers,
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has a robust balance sheet
  • 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
  • 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
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of age and gender and dynamic in terms of composition

Financial issues to consider:

  • Liquidity appeared to be in excess of CC guidelines at the latest year end especially considering the historic stability of income
Established: 17 years

www.eastdurhamtrust.org.uk

info@eastdurhamtrust.org.uk

01915693511

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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£1,263£809£454£3£2,464£1,27218.91290
31/03/22£750£681£69£3£2,009£1,27122.41355
31/03/21£650£595£54£3£1,941£1,23324.91170
31/03/20£683£583£100£4£1,886£1,16524950
31/03/19£736£582£153£6£1,786£1,09422.51340
31/03/18£460£433£27£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/17£579£440£139£8£1,606£1,12030.5130
31/03/16£320£502£-182£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/15£343£446£-103£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/14£440£346£94£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/13£660£505£155£12£1,658£1,09826.190
31/03/12£429£349£80£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/11£820£946£-126£22£1,422£1,02213110
31/03/10*£557£433£124£99£1,558£99227.580
31/03/09£557£433£124£18£1,599£1,02228.3110
31/03/08£971£499£473£18£1,515£1423.490

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 0.2%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 0.4%
Highest pay band: Less than £60,000
Liabilities/Assets: 4%
Liabilities/Income: 8%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 52%
Reserves/Spending: 18.9 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 22 months
Quick Ratio: 15.5
Asset Split ?
What it does
  • Arts/Culture/Heritage/Science
  • Economic/Community Development/Employment
  • Education/Training
  • Environment/Conservation/Heritage
  • Recreation
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
Who works here?
  • 12 employees
  • 90 volunteers
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
How it operates
  • Acts as an umbrella or resource body
  • Makes Grants to Individuals
  • Makes Grants to Organisations
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides human resources
  • Provides other finance
  • Provides services
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
Where it operates
  • 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
National Lottery Community Fund£322,566
County Durham Community Foundation£103,539
DCMS£72,000
The Clothworkers Foundation£30,000
Leeds Community Foundation£17,840
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
County Durham Community Foundation - Connecting Communities - East Durham
£25,000 16/01/2023
Connecting Communities - East Durham.
County Durham Community Foundation - Poverty and Health in East Durham
£10,000 07/12/2022
To address Poverty and Health in East Durham.
County Durham Community Foundation - Warm Welcome
£1,000 23/11/2022
To provide a warm space.
County Durham Community Foundation - Mental Health Emergency Welfare Fund - East Durham
£7,600 06/09/2022
To support East Durham Trust clients
County Durham Community Foundation - Employability East Durham
£20,000 21/02/2022
To support employability within East Durham.
Leeds Community Foundation - Grant to East Durham Community Development Trust Ltd
£7,858 25/01/2022
3
Increase capacity of existing emergency food parcel projects and hot meal delivery project with an addition 750 meals delivered and 600 emergency food parcels, as well as access to fuel vouchers to ....more
County Durham Community Foundation - To support residents with no TV signal
£1,500 17/11/2021
To support residents with no TV signal.
DCMS - ACE Loneliness Fund
£31,000 18/01/2021
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
Sport England - TGC CF - Prosecco to 5k
£9,968 22/12/2020
11
This project will engage up to 50 women in a programme of running, culminating in a community event.
County Durham Community Foundation - East Durham United
£19,439 16/12/2020
East Durham United
County Durham Community Foundation - East Durham Trust
£4,000 20/10/2020
To support the work of the charity.
County Durham Community Foundation - East Durham Trust - C19 Recovery Support
£10,000 10/08/2020
Towards C19 Recovery Support.
DCMS - VSCE CMC Fund
£10,000 10/08/2020
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
National Lottery Community Fund - East Durham Trust - Caught in a Crisis
£42,270 10/07/2020
8
This project will focus on the most vulnerable residents in East Durham including children with additional needs and disabilities the LGBT+ community and those disproportionately effected by ....more
County Durham Community Foundation - Extend and Respond
£5,000 06/04/2020
Extend and Respond - CV19 response in East Durham
DCMS - Creative People and Places Loneliness Projects
£31,000 01/04/2020
We are the national development agency for creativity and culture. We have set out our strategic vision in Lets Create that by 2030 we want England to be a country in which the creativity of each of ....more
The Clothworkers Foundation - Grant to East Durham Community Development
£30,000 27/06/2019
construction of an Arts Cafe for a charity which works with disadvanatged minority communities in Durham
National Lottery Community Fund - Stop Poverty In East Durham
£280,296 20/06/2019
36
This funding is for a project designed to support local people experiencing financial difficulties by providing, for example, welfare and debt advice and activities for young people and their ....more
Leeds Community Foundation - Grant to East Durham Community Development Trust Ltd
£9,982 17/05/2019
9
Grant to East Durham Community Development Trust Ltd
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - Console to 5K: Improving physical activity levels with young people.
£9,968 13/03/2019
Console to 5K: Improving physical activity levels with young people.
National Lottery Community Fund - Art of the Matter
£9,795 24/01/2019
12
The funding will be used to upgrade a kitchen area to facilitate the provision of food alongside family arts activities, in response and extension to growing dependency on crisis services. ....more
County Durham Community Foundation - Walk Together
£9,964 11/01/2018
To support the Walk Together project.
Comic Relief - CrowdMatch
£10,000 27/09/2017
12
Crowdmatch funding towards setting up The peoples takeaway – a tackling food poverty project in Peterlee.
County Durham Community Foundation - Run East Durham
£42,469 02/03/2017
Towards the Run East Durham Project.
Comic Relief - Core Strength
£38,746 30/11/2016
24
The East Durham Trust serves a highly deprived former coalfields area in the North East of England. The area is characterised by high levels of social isolation, high levels of unemployment and ....more
County Durham Community Foundation - Courteney's Garden
£9,910 13/07/2016
To provide a support service for people with health problems.
County Durham Community Foundation - Towards developing the East Durham Domestic Abuse Network
£9,895 07/06/2016
Towards developing the East Durham Domestic Abuse Network (formerly the Domestic Violence Network).
National Lottery Community Fund - Stop Poverty In East Durham (SPIED)
£250,971 18/05/2016
36
This project will address the cause and effects of poverty and will create four community based Job Clubs based in locally accessible venues; establish a community scheme to provide transport for ....more
Comic Relief - Keyboard Champions
£105,479 18/03/2015
24
One in four people in East Durham lack access to the internet or the skills to utilise it. The digital divide hits people with low incomes hard, resulting in increased poverty and deprivation. The ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - FEED Project
£10,000 07/07/2011
12
This charity based in Peterlee will use funding to establish and implement a project to supply emergency food parcels to vulnerable people in crisis situations. This will provide support to ....more
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How is it governed?

Trustees (8)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split
Based on 7/8 persons

Age Range of Trustees: 42-76
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 22/01/2007, number: 1117642
  • Registered at Companies House on 13/09/2006, number: 05934124
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Bullying and harassment policy and procedures
  • Complaints handling
  • Complaints policy and procedures
  • Conflicting interests
  • Financial reserves policy and procedures
  • Internal charity financial controls policy and procedures
  • Internal risk management policy and procedures
  • Investing charity funds policy and procedures
  • Investment
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • 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
  • Trustee expenses policy and procedures
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
16 returns made; AR10: 8 days late,
Main office

EAST DURHAM TRUST
COMMUNITY HOUSE
YODEN ROAD
PETERLEE
SR8 5DP

Objectives

3.1 THE PROMOTION FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT OF URBAN OR RURAL REGENERATION IN AREAS OF SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC DEPRIVATION IN THE EAST DURHAM AND SURROUNDING AREA BY MEANS OF ANY OR ALL OF THE FOLLOWING:A. THE RELIEF OF UNEMPLOYMENT AND POVERTYB. TRAINING OR RETRAINING PARTICULARLY AMONG UNEMPLOYED PEOPLEC. THE ADVANCEMENT OF EDUCATION D. THE ADVANCEMENT, PROTECTION AND PROMOTION OF HEALTH E. THE PROVISION OF RECREATIONAL FACILITIES FOR THE PUBLIC AT LARGE, OR THOSE WHO BY REASON OF THEIR YOUTH, AGE OR DISABLEMENT, POVERTY OR SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC CIRCUMSTANCES HAVE THE NEED OF SUCH FACILITIESF. TO FURTHER PEOPLE'S LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN ORDER TO IMPROVE QUALITY OF LIFE3.2 TO ESTABLISH A BUILDING AS A COMMUNITY RESOURCE CENTRE3.3 BY SUCH OTHER MEANS AS MAY FROM TIME TO TIME BE DETERMINED SUBJECT TO THE PRIOR WRITTEN CONSENT OF THE CHARITY COMMISSIONERS FOR ENGLAND AND WALES.

Defined Area of Benefit:

EAST DURHAM

Data Sources

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