Finance Score: 4
Governance Score: 3
Support Score: 8
  • Reasonable growth: +1
  • Fundraising costs low: +3
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Grant maker support: +8
Overall GiG Score: 15 ?

NEWCASTLE UNITED FOUNDATION 

Through our sporting, education, personal development and health programmes, we help people to be more active, tolearn, to be more employable, to be healthier, to make connections and to reach their potential.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • The charity has received backing from multiple prominent grant makers, including a Community Foundation, recently
  • 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
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of age

Financial issues to consider:

  • Liquidity appeared to be considerably in excess of CC guidelines at the latest year end but spending has been increasing rapidly
Established: 16 years

www.nufoundation.org.uk

foundation@nufc.co.uk

01918200848

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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£7,995£5,518£2,478£206£10,592£9,55320.812318
31/07/21£8,280£3,534£4,746£77£8,114£9503.21024
31/07/20£6,226£4,003£2,223£172£3,368£67629854
31/07/19£3,805£3,506£299£211£1,145£5031.786107
31/07/18£3,641£3,475£166£283£846£5952.17185
31/07/17£2,711£2,660£51£207£680£6803.1530
31/07/16£1,924£1,868£57£158£629£5953.8490
31/07/15£1,755£1,748£6£141£572£5844480
31/07/14£2,218£2,038£179£456£566£5213.1430
31/07/13?£1,307£1,205£102£155£387£3873.9260
30/06/12£1,279£1,143£135£159£285£2853250
30/06/11£959£899£60£48£150£1502170
30/06/10£788£678£110£44£90£901.6110
30/06/09£432£455£-24£0£0£0n/a00

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 2.7%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 3.7%
Senior Staff Costs/Total Spending: 2%
Highest pay band: £70,000-£80,000
Liabilities/Assets: 15%
Liabilities/Income: 23%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 90%
Reserves/Spending: 20.8 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 6 months
Quick Ratio: 1.3
Asset Split ?
What it does
  • Amateur Sport
  • Disability
  • Education/Training
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
Who works here?
  • 123 employees
  • 18 volunteers
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • People With Disabilities
  • The General Public/Mankind
How it operates
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Durham, Gateshead, Newcastle Upon Tyne City, North Tyneside, Northumberland, South Tyneside,

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£300,020
Garfield Weston Foundation£250,000
The Clothworkers Foundation£100,000
Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government£99,091
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - A grant to Newcastle United Foundation
£1,000 03/02/2022
Foundation kicks sessions in Ashington for young people aged 8 - 18
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - A grant to Newcastle United Foundation
£750 20/01/2022
Football sessions for young people living in Newcastle
Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government - Faith Race Hate - Grant Scheme
£27,073 01/09/2021
To promote shared values among people of all backgrounds through sustainable social integration
National Lottery Community Fund - Game Changer
£300,020 17/02/2021
36
The funding will enable the project to bring on two mental wellbeing practitioners and provide a range of programmes to support children and young people aged 11-25 in Newcastle who already access ....more
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - football and community engagement activities for young people in South East Northumberland
£750 04/02/2021
football and community engagement activities for young people in South East Northumberland
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - football and community engagement activities for young people in the West End of Newcastle
£750 28/01/2021
football and community engagement activities for young people in the West End of Newcastle
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - offering free Football 'kicks' sessions in Berwick to young people aged 8 - 18 years old
£3,000 17/12/2020
offering free Football 'kicks' sessions in Berwick to young people aged 8 - 18 years old
Masonic Trust - MCF Matched Funding
£5,000 17/11/2020
Unrestricted matched funding in partnership with the local masonic province
Garfield Weston Foundation - Major Grants award
£250,000 06/11/2020
Project Pitchside
DCMS - Coronavirus Community Support Fund
£20,971 02/09/2020
"The fund aims to:1) To reduce closures of essential charities that provide essential services to vulnerable groups during the COVID-19 crisis by ensuring they have the financial resources to ....more
County Durham Community Foundation - Project Pitchside
£5,500 26/06/2020
To support a project Pitchside - Landscaping
The Clothworkers Foundation - Grant to Newcastle United Foundation
£100,000 25/06/2020
construction of a building for a charity that works with disadvantaged young people in Tyne and Wear
BBC Children in Need - Grant to Newcastle United Foundation
£3,499 17/06/2020
6
COVID19 - This grant will fund activity packs which include activity trackers, challenges and footballs to support physical health off disabled children and young people who have reduced activity ....more
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - 'Walking Football' sessions in the West End of Newcastle
£3,750 24/04/2020
'Walking Football' sessions in the West End of Newcastle
Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government - FAITH RACE HATE - GRANT SCHEME
£72,017 01/04/2020
To promote shared values among people of all backgrounds through sustainable social integration
Home Office - Knife Crime Community Fund 2019-20
£30,000 01/04/2019
The fund was set up in 2017/18 to support community projects which reduce knife crime and have a positive impact on young people at risk of carrying a knife and committing crime. The fund was open to ....more
BBC Children in Need - Grant to Newcastle United Foundation
£30,000 22/11/2018
36
This project will deliver weekly football clubs for disabled children and young people living in Newcastle, Gateshead, North Tyneside and Northumberland, supporting them to develop communication ....more
Home Office - Knife Crime Community Fund 18-19
£21,474 03/09/2018
The fund was set up in 2017/18 to support community projects which reduce knife crime and have a positive impact on young people at risk of carrying a knife and committing crime. The fund was open to ....more
Sport England - Fit Club
£9,500 15/05/2018
16
Funding under Sport England's Small Grants funding programme for a Revenue project titled Fit Club. This project lists its main activity as Multi Sports
National Lottery Heritage Fund - Grant to Newcastle United Foundation
£10,000 28/03/2018
NUF Sharing Heritage - Murray House
Comic Relief - Kick into Action
£71,678 24/01/2018
24
Kick into Action brings the Newcastle United Foundation together with Age UKs in Newcastle, Gateshead and North Tyneside to launch a comprehensive new physical activity and social action project for ....more
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Girls Kicks
£9,961 19/07/2017
Girls Kicks
National Lottery Community Fund - Family Football Continues
£304,350 09/02/2017
36
The project will use Family Football to engage low-income and hard-to-reach families living in disadvantaged areas of the region in family learning, enabling them to become stronger, healthier and ....more
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Towards Kicks Project - Berwick staff salaries
£3,000 23/03/2016
Towards Kicks Project - Berwick staff salaries
National Lottery Community Fund - Family Football
£114,419 08/10/2013
36
This continuation and development of a project from the Newcastle United Foundation (NUF) aims to make nutrition and fitness accessible and understandable to families through family based learning, ....more
Sport England - Premier league 4 Sport - Basketball
£2,590 04/11/2011
Funding under Sport England's Sportsmatch funding programme for a Revenue project titled 'Premier league 4 Sport - Basketball'. This project lists its main activity as Basketball.
Sport England - Premier League 4 Sport
£7,000 20/05/2011
Funding under Sport England's Sportsmatch funding programme for a Revenue project titled 'Premier League 4 Sport'. This project lists its main activity as Multi Sports.
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

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

Age Range of Trustees: 42-62
  • MICHELLE PERCY Appointed: 2020, Occupation: Director Of Place - Newcastle City Council
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 08/07/2008, number: 1124896
  • Registered at Companies House on 30/10/2007, number: 06412345
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Event History
Policies in force
  • Complaints handling
  • Conflicting interests
  • Investment
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
14 returns made; all on time
Main office

Nucastle
Diana Street
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
NE4 6BQ

Objectives

THE OBJECTS OF THE CHARITY ARE TO 1) ADVANCE AND ASSIST IN ADVANCING EDUCATION.2) PROMOTE OR ASSIST IN PROMOTING COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION IN HEALTHY RECREATION.3) PROVIDE OR ASSIST IN THE PROVISION OF FACILITIES FOR RECREATION AND OTHER LEISURE TIME OCCUPATION IN THE INTERESTS OF SOCIAL WELFARE AND WITH THE OBJECTS OF IMPROVING THE CONDITIONS OF LIFE FOR THOSE FOR WHOM THE FACILITIES ARE PROVIDED;4) RELIEVE SICKNESS AND DISABILITY AND TO PRESERVE AND PROTECT HEALTH; AND5) PROMOTE ANY OTHER PURPOSE WHICH IS CHARITABLE ACCORDING TO ENGLISH LAW.

Defined Area of Benefit:

UNDEFINED. IN PRACTICE, NATIONAL

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
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