Finance Score: 0
Governance Score: 9
Support Score: 10
  • No PartB
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +10
Overall GiG Score: 19 ?

UPPER TEESDALE AGRICULTURAL SUPPORT SERVICES 

Provision of advice and education, support and mentoring to the community in the area of operation. Including the provision of a drop-in facility for young people and encouraging and supporting outside organisations and outreach working
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 and there are significant future grants due to be received
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of age and gender and dynamic in terms of composition

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: 17 years

www.utass.org

info@utass.org

01833641010

Charity Commission for England and WalesCompanies House
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
31/12/22£402£364£37n/an/an/an/an/a15
31/12/21£382£319£63n/an/an/an/an/a104
31/12/20£378£330£48n/an/an/an/an/a106
31/12/19£313£269£43n/an/an/an/an/a32
31/12/18£295£272£23£0£0£0n/a031
31/12/17£230£262£-32£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/16£356£285£71£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/15£270£270£1£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/14£291£299£-7£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/13£307£273£34£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/12£217£239£-22£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/11£345£292£53£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/10£270£288£-18£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/09£206£172£34£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/08£158£173£-15£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
What it does
  • Economic/Community Development/Employment
  • Education/Training
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
Who works here?
  • 15 volunteers
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Elderly/Old People
  • The General Public/Mankind
How it operates
  • Acts as an umbrella or resource body
  • 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£321,014
Mercer's Charitable Foundation£157,500
County Durham Community Foundation£86,336
Virgin Money Foundation£50,000
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd£16,840
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland£9,699
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
National Lottery Community Fund - Working Together; Keeping Well
£311,014 15/03/2023
This funding will be used to continue and develop services for farmers their families and the wider agricultural community in the Durham Dales. The project aims to help communities across the Durham ....more
Mercer's Charitable Foundation - Grant to Upper Teesdale Agricultural Support Services Limited
£75,000 25/01/2023
Working together with people living and working across the Durham Dales to strengthen our local communities; providing opportunities, creating connections and building resilience
County Durham Community Foundation - Connecting through Volunteering
£5,300 24/01/2023
To support the Connecting through Volunteering project.
County Durham Community Foundation - Here for you
£12,677 07/12/2022
To provide a range of activities.
County Durham Community Foundation - Young people at the Heart
£2,000 30/11/2022
Young people at the Heart project.
County Durham Community Foundation - Warmth in upper Teesdale
£1,500 26/10/2022
To provide a warm space in upper Teesdale.
National Lottery Community Fund - Advice in the Dales
£10,000 08/07/2022
The funding will be used to put in place a framework that will ensure that our community has access to regular quality advice delivered in their locality with the backup of regional partners in the ....more
County Durham Community Foundation - Upper Teesdale Celebrates
£6,005 07/04/2022
Upper Teesdale Celebrates the Queen's Jubilee.
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - A grant to Upper Teesdale Agricultural Support Services Limited
£6,699 17/03/2022
Providing driver training to 26 young people living across Teesdale & Weardale
County Durham Community Foundation - Grant to Upper Teesdale Agricultural Support Services (UTASS)
£1,000 20/01/2022
To support core costs.
County Durham Community Foundation - Living in the Dales
£25,000 03/11/2021
To support a Living in the Dales project.
County Durham Community Foundation - To support residents with no TV signal
£1,500 02/11/2021
To support people in the area with no TV signal
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - A grant to Upper Teesdale Agricultural Support Services Limited
£3,000 21/10/2021
Core costs to ensure that financial advice is available to people living across rurally isolated upper Teesdale and Weardale
County Durham Community Foundation - UTASS- Virtual Hub
£3,350 12/07/2021
To provide a UTASS- Virtual Hub.
County Durham Community Foundation - Together We Can
£4,666 25/03/2021
To support "Together we can"
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - core staff costs for 2021 for advice and support service in Teesdale and Weardale
£10,000 14/01/2021
core staff costs for 2021 for advice and support service in Teesdale and Weardale
County Durham Community Foundation - In It Together in the Dales
£11,338 16/12/2020
In It Together in the Dales
County Durham Community Foundation - Here For You
£3,000 27/11/2020
To provide support to some of the most vulnerable people in the Durham Dales.
County Durham Community Foundation - Upper Teesdale Agricultural Support Services
£4,000 23/09/2020
To support the work of the charity.
Mercer's Charitable Foundation - COVID19 Rapid Response Fund Grant to Upper Teesdale Agricultural Support Services Limited
£7,500 23/04/2020
12
In response to Covid-19 UTAAS has set up an emergency out of hours phone line (so people can contact them 24/7) and has 102 volunteers who have signed up to safely provide a wide range of support to ....more
County Durham Community Foundation - In it together
£5,000 14/04/2020
To support the In it together project.
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Vehicle Driver Training to Improve Employability
£6,840 02/04/2020
Vehicle Driver Training to Improve Employability
Virgin Money Foundation - Grant to Upper Teesdale Agricultural Support Services Limited
£50,000 16/03/2020
24
Grant to strengthen the local communities by reducing isolation, building resilience and preventing problems.
Mercer's Charitable Foundation - Grant to Upper Teesdale Agricultural Support Services Limited
£75,000 08/10/2019
36
Core costs of the charity that seeks to address social isolation, health and wellbeing, access to services and poverty in a very rural area.
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - Vehicle Driver Training to Improve Employability.
£6,840 01/04/2019
Vehicle Driver Training to Improve Employability.
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - Vehicle Driver Training to Improve Employability
£6,840 13/03/2019
Vehicle Driver Training to Improve Employability
County Durham Community Foundation - #young volunteers
£4,540 12/11/2018
To support the Young Volunteers project.
National Lottery Community Fund - Preventing desperation - creating a hopeful future
£332,085 21/06/2018
48
The group will offer advice and support, counselling, health improvement work, early intervention and prevention around mental health concerns, for farmers, their families and the wider agricultural ....more
County Durham Community Foundation - Safe Space
£7,194 24/05/2018
To purchase appropriate seating, lighting and equipment for our newly developed "Safe Space" .
BBC Children in Need - Grant to Upper Teesdale Agricultural Support Services Ltd
£28,680 10/08/2017
36
Delivering youth work activities two evenings per week and holiday activities for children and young people living in Upper Teesdale. Children and young people will feel less isolated, develop ....more
County Durham Community Foundation - Social Isolation
£3,500 26/07/2017
To reduce social Isolation.
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Vehicle Training to Improve Employability
£5,910 19/07/2017
Vehicle Training to Improve Employability
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£15,000 03/05/2017
A future for upland farming in County Durham
Department of Health - UTASS (Places of Safety)
£13,900 01/04/2017
The aim of this project is to improve the area used by the whole community but specifically young people to socialise, do homework and access the internet
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Towards Vehicle Training to improve employability
£5,880 29/06/2016
Towards Vehicle Training to improve employability
National Lottery Community Fund - Preventing desperation - building a future.
£450,119 13/03/2013
60
This is the continuation of an existing project that delivers support services for farmers, their families and the wider agricultural community and young people in Teesdale to combat stress, ....more
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to Upper Teesdale Agricultural Support Services
£16,000 29/10/2012
rent, utilities, insurance, and the salary and on-costs of the Administration Support Worker (Children and Young People)
National Lottery Community Fund - Preventing desperation - building a future
£300,077 13/04/2010
36
This expansion of an existing project will deliver support services for farmers, their families and the wider agricultural community in Teesdale to combat stress, isolation and rural poverty. It ....more
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (11)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Age Range of Trustees: 32-66
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 17/07/2007, number: 1120120
  • Registered at Companies House on 16/01/2007, number: 06054331
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Complaints handling
  • Conflicting interests
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
15 returns made; all on time
Main office

9-11 CHAPEL ROW
MIDDLETON-IN-TEESDALE
BARNARD CASTLE
CO DURHAM
DL12 0SN

Objectives

''TO PROMOTE THE BENEFIT OF THE INHABITANTS OF THE COMMUNITY OF THE RURAL AREA OF UPPER TEESDALE AND THE NEIGHBOURHOOD THEREOF THROUGH THE ADVANCEMENT OF EDUCATION AND THE PROVISION OF FACILITIES IN THE INTEREST OF SOCIAL WELFARE FOR RECREATION AND OTHER LEISURE-TIME OCCUPATION WITH THE OBJECT OF IMPROVING THE CONDITIONS OF LIFE OF THE SAID INHABITANTS.''

Defined Area of Benefit:

UPPER TEESDALE

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
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