Finance Score: 0
Governance Score: -1
Support Score: 8
  • Strong growth: +2
  • Multiple Deficits: -2
  • No PartB
  • No conflicts policy: -1
  • Large volunteers +3
  • Grant maker support: +5
Overall GiG Score: 7 ?

THE ACTIVITY DEN 

We provide a range of different activities for children and young people with the aim of improving their lives.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has been successful in attracting volunteers relative to its size
  • There has been strong growth in spending over the last 5 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

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • This charity does not have a Conflict of Interests policy

Financial issues to consider:

  • A PartB annual return has not been required and so detailed financial information is not available from the online data
  • On several occasions in recent years income has been less than spending
Established: 16 years

www.theactivityden.org.uk

info@theactivityden.org.uk

01207230213

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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
31/07/22£49£67£-18n/an/an/an/an/a25
31/07/21£45£30£15n/an/an/an/an/a20
31/07/20£68£30£39n/an/an/an/an/a20
31/07/19£27£35£-9n/an/an/an/an/a50
31/07/18*£23£24£-1£0£0£0n/a025
31/07/17£19£19£0£0£0£0n/a00
31/07/16£31£34£-2£0£0£0n/a00
31/07/15£20£20£0£0£0£0n/a00
31/07/14£18£36£-17£0£0£0n/a00
31/07/13£28£65£-36£0£0£0n/a00
31/07/12£75£20£55£0£0£0n/a00
31/07/11£24£21£3£0£0£0n/a00
31/07/10£80£110£-30£0£0£0n/a00
31/07/09£47£9£38£0£0£0n/a00
31/07/08£9£4£5£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
What it does
  • Economic/Community Development/Employment
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
Who works here?
  • 25 volunteers
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • The General Public/Mankind
How it operates
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • 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
County Durham Community Foundation£15,985
National Lottery Community Fund£9,860
Power to Change£8,000
DCMS£2,800
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Power to Change - LTW - The Activity Den
£8,000 04/07/2023
360G-ptc-gr-17535LTW - The Activity Den
County Durham Community Foundation - Soung Hub
£2,500 24/03/2023
To support core costs and the Sound Hub.
County Durham Community Foundation - Young Volunteer Task Force & Den-engineers
£6,500 19/12/2022
To further develop the Young Volunteer Task Force.
County Durham Community Foundation - Den Beats Hunger
£2,000 16/11/2022
Towards additional staffing to provide healthy meals and snacks .
County Durham Community Foundation - The Activity Den - Volunteer Growth and Support Project
£4,985 28/10/2021
To support a Volunteer Growth and Support Project.
DCMS - UK Youth Fund YAF
£2,800 28/02/2020
Enhancing Den Youth Wrok
National Lottery Community Fund - Development Worker
£9,860 03/01/2020
12
The funding will be used to hire a Development Worker to provide volunteer coordination and to develop future programmes and activities, with the aim of helping to meet the needs of local ....more
County Durham Community Foundation - Stanley Sound Hub
£2,500 07/12/2016
Towards a new music project.
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (5)

Age Range of Trustees:
Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 19/12/2007, number: 1122076
Gift Aid
  • NOT registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Complaints handling
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
15 returns made; AR18: 17 days late,
Main office

27 PEA ROAD
STANLEY
DH9 7RG

Objectives

1 TO BENEFIT THE INHABITANTS AND IN PARTICULAR BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE OF STANLEY, TANFIELD LEA AND SURROUNDING AREAS WITHOUT DISTINCTION OF SEX, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, RACE OR OF POLITICAL, RELIGIOUS OR OTHER OPINIONS BY ASSOCIATING TOGETHER THE SAID RESIDENTS, LOCAL AUTHORITIES, VOLUNTARY AND OTHER ORGANISATIONS IN A COMMON EFFORT TO ADVANCE EDUCATION AND TO PROVIDE FACILITIES IN THE INTERESTS OF SOCIAL WELFARE FOR RECREATION LEISURE TIME OCCUPATION WITH THE OBJECTIVE OF IMPROVING THE CONDITIONS OF LIFE FOR THE INHABITANTS; AND2 TO ESTABLISH OR SECURE THE ESTABLISHMENT OF COMMUNITY FACILITIES AND TO MAINTAIN OR MANAGE OR CO-OPERATE WITH ANY STATUTORY AUTHORITY IN THE MAINTENANCE AND MANAGEMENT OF SUCH FACILITIES FOR ACTIVITIES PROMOTED BY THE CHARITY IN FURTHERANCE OF THESE OBJECTS.

Defined Area of Benefit:

STANLEY, TANFIELD LEA

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
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