Finance Score: 0
Governance Score: 6
Support Score: 10
    • Good trustee age range: +3
    • Gender balanced board: +3
    • Grant maker support: +10
    Overall GiG Score: 16 ?

    AUCKLAND YOUTH AND COMMUNITY CENTRE 

    We are a vibrant, much-loved local community hub welcoming children, young people and families on the Woodhouse Close estate and the surrounding area.
    Analysis by Giving is Great

    Positives:

    • Spending has increased over the last 3 years relative to the previous period
    • 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 and a Community Foundation
    • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of age and gender
    Established: 17 years
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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£508£434£74£0£321£1183.32210
    31/03/22£413£418£-5n/an/an/an/an/a6
    31/03/21£460£371£88n/an/an/an/an/a12
    31/03/20£302£291£12n/an/an/an/an/a12
    31/03/19£316£344£-29n/an/an/an/an/a8
    31/03/18£295£339£-44£0£0£0n/a00
    31/03/17£214£183£31£0£0£0n/a00
    31/03/16£180£178£2£0£0£0n/a00
    31/03/15£222£180£42£0£0£0n/a00
    31/03/14£171£156£15£0£0£0n/a00
    31/03/13£135£144£-9£0£0£0n/a00
    31/03/12£160£198£-38£0£0£0n/a00
    31/03/11£222£269£-46£0£0£0n/a00
    31/03/10£335£316£19£0£0£0n/a00
    31/03/09£257£215£42£0£0£0n/a00
    31/03/08*£391£223£168£0£0£0n/a00
    31/03/07*£0£0£0n/an/an/an/an/a0

    Financial Ratios
    Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 0%
    Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 0%
    Highest pay band: Less than £60,000
    Liabilities/Assets: 1%
    Liabilities/Income: 1%
    Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 37%
    Reserves/Spending: 3.3 months
    Net Current Assets/Spending: 8 months
    Quick Ratio: 73.5
    Asset Split ?
    What it does
    • Amateur Sport
    • Arts/Culture/Heritage/Science
    • Disability
    • Economic/Community Development/Employment
    • Education/Training
    • General Charitable Purposes
    • Human Rights/Religious Or Racial Harmony/Equality Or Diversity
    • Recreation
    • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
    • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
    Who works here?
    • 22 employees
    • 10 volunteers
    Who it helps
    • Children/Young People
    • Elderly/Old People
    • People Of A Particular Ethnic Or Racial Origin
    • People With Disabilities
    How it operates
    • Other charitable activities
    • Provides advocacy/advice/information
    • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
    • Provides human resources
    • Provides services
    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£496,159
    Henry Smith Charity£248,200
    Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland£44,500
    County Durham Community Foundation£35,000
    Garfield Weston Foundation£35,000
    Virgin Money Foundation£30,000
    Masonic Trust£10,000
    Specific Donations
    Amount When
    Months
    To be used for
    County Durham Community Foundation - Our Warm Space
    £1,500 02/11/2022
    To provide a warm space.
    Masonic Trust - MCF Small Grant
    £10,000 01/11/2022
    Unrestricted core funding for small charities
    Co-Operative Group - Grant to Auckland Youth and Community Centre
    £1,813 22/10/2022
    Our aim is to be able to provide educational and fun activities for children and young people who access our project.
    National Lottery Community Fund - Building Community Resilience Project
    £163,935 19/10/2022
    The project will support the community’s recovery from the impacts of Covid-19 and help them to tackle poverty including the growing cost of living crisis. It will do this through a number of ....more
    County Durham Community Foundation - Detached Youth Work Project
    £7,500 05/08/2022
    To support a Detached Youth Work Project.
    Garfield Weston Foundation - Multi-Year Grant (2 Years) award
    £25,000 03/06/2022
    Auckland Youth and Community Centre core costs
    Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - A grant to Auckland Youth and Community Centre Ltd
    £30,000 26/05/2022
    Salary costs for a Volunteer Co-ordinator to support the charity's work with children and young people in and around the Woodhouse Close Estate in Bishop Auckland
    Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - A grant to Auckland Youth and Community Centre Ltd
    £1,500 31/03/2022
    Holding a Platinum Jubilee celebratory event for the Woodhouse Close community on 1st June 2022
    Henry Smith Charity - Grant to Auckland Youth & Community Centre
    £180,000 10/03/2022
    36
    towards three years' continuation funding of an organisation providing a range of activities and services, including a youth club and employment-related training sessions, for disadvantaged ....more
    County Durham Community Foundation - Storm Recovery Project
    £1,000 10/03/2022
    To contribution towards core costs.
    National Lottery Community Fund - Family Intervention and Support Programme (FISP)
    £9,290 04/03/2022
    The funding will be used to provide support to isolated people following the COVID-19 pandemic. This includes giving high-quality support for children young people adults isolated women families by ....more
    County Durham Community Foundation - AYCC core costs
    £5,000 25/01/2022
    Towards core costs.
    Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - A grant to Auckland Youth and Community Centre Ltd
    £10,000 20/01/2022
    Core costs for youth and community centre in County Durham
    County Durham Community Foundation - To support residents with no TV signal
    £1,500 02/11/2021
    To support residents in the area with a loss of TV signal
    Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - A grant to Auckland Youth and Community Centre Ltd
    £3,000 15/07/2021
    Organisational charitable activities in supporting young people's employability skills
    Virgin Money Foundation - Grant to Auckland Youth and Community Centre
    £30,000 23/03/2021
    12
    Grant towards the organisations running costs.
    Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
    £10,000 18/12/2020
    Auckland Youth and Community Centre
    Henry Smith Charity - Grant to Auckland Youth & Community Centre
    £68,200 08/12/2020
    12
    towards one year's running costs of a project providing a range of online support services and weekly in person IT training sessions for disadvantaged individuals impacted by COVID-19 in Bishop ....more
    County Durham Community Foundation - AYCC Detached Youth Work Project
    £10,000 30/11/2020
    To support the AYCC Detached Youth Work Project.
    County Durham Community Foundation - Working for Woodhouse beyond Covid-19
    £5,000 10/09/2020
    Towards working for Woodhouse beyond Covid-19.
    County Durham Community Foundation - After Schools Club
    £3,500 20/08/2020
    To support an after school club.
    National Lottery Community Fund - Enhancing Facilities At Auckland Youth and Community Centre
    £10,000 10/02/2020
    4
    The funding will be used to refurbish the community hub, improving services and accessibility to the hub which offers an array of activities to the community.
    National Lottery Community Fund - Widening Horizons in Woodhouse Close
    £312,934 17/10/2019
    35
    Widening Horizons in Woodhouse Close
    County Durham Community Foundation - AYCC After School Club
    £5,000 13/12/2018
    To support an after school club.
    Henry Smith Charity - Grant to Auckland Youth & Community Centre
    £85,000 12/12/2018
    36
    towards three years' running costs of an organisation providing a range of activities and services, including a youth club and employment-related training sessions, in a deprived area of Co. Durham
    County Durham Community Foundation - Detached Youth Work Project (Sessional Workers)
    £7,500 23/05/2018
    To employ part-time youth workers to deliver detached youth work sessions across the Bishop Auckland area.
    National Lottery Community Fund - Making AYCC Safer, Smarter and Greener
    £10,000 15/11/2017
    12
    The project will improve the facilities and safety of their community centre so they can deliver a wide range of activities, training and support for community groups.
    County Durham Community Foundation - AYCC After School Club
    £4,530 25/10/2017
    Towards the after school club.
    County Durham Community Foundation - AYCC marketing project
    £4,800 02/08/2017
    To support AYCC with their marketing project.
    Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
    £10,000 29/06/2017
    Auckland Youth and Community Centre
    National Lottery Community Fund - Widening horizons in Woodhouse Close
    £362,191 01/06/2016
    36
    This is a new project that will deliver activities for local children, young people and their families to improve their quality of life and to overcome everyday challenges. The project has been based ....more
    County Durham Community Foundation - Pathways to Employment in Woodhouse Close
    £4,728 18/04/2016
    Towards improving local young people’s pathways in to employment by delivering activities and courses.
    Virgin Money Foundation - Grant to Auckland Youth and Community Centre
    £34,815 20/11/2015
    12
    Grant to provide young people in County Durham with child care and youth work training, with apprenticeships and with help to find work.
    Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Towards Widening Horizons in Woodhouse Close
    £9,830 24/06/2015
    Towards Widening Horizons in Woodhouse Close
    Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to Auckland Youth and Community Centre
    £16,800 25/10/2013
    AYCC is a youth and community centre operating on the Woodhouse Close Estate in Bishop Auckland which has significant levels of deprivation.
    Henry Smith Charity - Grant to Auckland Youth & Community Centre
    £76,200 13/06/2012
    36
    towards three years' continuation funding of the core running costs of a community centre in Durham
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    Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

    How is it governed?

    Trustees (7)
    Current Trustees appointed
    Gender Split
    Based on 6/7 persons

    Age Range of Trustees: 47-75
    Legal constitution
    • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 28/02/2007, number: 1118157
    • Registered at Companies House on 06/04/2006, number: 05772054
    Gift Aid
    • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
    Policies in force
    • Bullying and harassment policy and procedures
    • Campaigns and political activity policy and procedures
    • Complaints handling
    • Complaints policy and procedures
    • Conflicting interests
    • Engaging external speakers at charity events policy and procedures
    • Financial reserves policy and procedures
    • Internal charity financial controls policy and procedures
    • Internal risk management policy and procedures
    • Investing charity funds policy and procedures
    • 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
    17 returns made; AR08: 13 days late, AR07: 192 days late,
    Main office

    AUCKLAND YOUTH & COMMUNITY CENTRE
    WALKER DRIVE
    BISHOP AUCKLAND
    DL14 6QL

    Objectives

    A) TO MAINTAIN AND MANAGE THE BUILDING IN FURTHERANCE OF THE OBJECTS OF THE COMPANY;B) PROMOTE THE BENEFIT OF THE INHABITANTS OF BISHOP AUCKLAND, PRIMARILY RESIDENTS OF WOODHOUSE CLOSE ESTATE (HEREINAFTER CALLED THE COMMUNITY) 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, WITH THE OBJECTIVES OF IMPROVING THE CONDITIONS OF LIFE FOR THE SAID INHABITANTS; ANDC) PROMOTE SUCH OTHER CHARITABLE PURPOSES AS MAY FROM TIME TO TIME BE DETERMINED.

    Defined Area of Benefit:

    WOODHOUSE CLOSE ESTATE, BISHOP AUCKLAND

    Data Sources

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