Finance Score: -6
Governance Score: 4
Support Score: 10
  • Spending falling: -1
  • Multiple Deficits and declines: -5
  • Narrow trustee age band: -2
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Large volunteers +3
  • Grant maker support: +7
Overall GiG Score: 8 ?

AGE UK NORTH YORKSHIRE AND DARLINGTON 

The Charity provides extensive portfolio of activities based on Health, Learning and Leisure for the benefit of people 50+
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has been successful in attracting volunteers relative to its size
  • 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 gender and dynamic in terms of composition

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • The Board has little diversity in terms of age
  • Over half the Board have joined recently

Financial issues to consider:

  • Spending has fallen significantly over the last 5 years relative to the previous period
  • Income has been volatile and on several occasions in recent years less than spending
Established: 15 years

www.ageuknyd.org.uk

enquiries@ageuknyd.org.uk

01325362832

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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
31/03/23£601£610£-9£59£446£4468.819200
31/03/22£324£641£-317n/an/an/an/an/a200
31/03/21£928£817£111£117£750£74510.928200
31/03/20£798£954£-156£0£640£6027.635300
31/03/19£766£1,053£-287£94£796£7158.267403
31/03/18£924£1,011£-87£160£1,082£92811610
31/03/17£686£689£-3£138£675£57610320
31/03/16£729£684£45£123£677£56810320
31/03/15£639£630£9£123£632£5229.9270
31/03/14£632£619£14£119£623£54410.6140
31/03/13£680£617£63£11£609£54310.6190
31/03/12£796£745£51£39£546£4867.8540
31/03/11£0£0£0n/an/an/an/an/a0
31/03/10*£0£0£0n/an/an/an/an/a0

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 10.2%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 9.6%
Highest pay band: Less than £60,000
Liabilities/Assets: 13%
Liabilities/Income: 11%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 100%
Reserves/Spending: 8.8 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 1 months
Quick Ratio: 1.2
Asset Split ?
What it does
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
Who works here?
  • 19 employees
  • 200 volunteers
Who it helps
  • Elderly/Old People
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Darlington, North Yorkshire,

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
DCMS£118,873
County Durham Community Foundation£83,864
Ministry of Defence£29,235
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland£6,300
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
County Durham Community Foundation - Firm Foundations
£20,000 29/11/2022
Towards the core costs of the charity.
County Durham Community Foundation - Age UK NYD PR
£5,015 28/11/2022
To support the Recognition PR project.
County Durham Community Foundation - Supporting Older People in Darlington
£10,000 16/11/2022
Towards supporting Older People in Darlington.
County Durham Community Foundation - Health and wellbeing groups and classes
£5,000 25/08/2022
To support Health and wellbeing groups and classes.
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - A grant to Age UK North Yorkshire and Darlington
£1,300 31/03/2022
Holding a Platinum Jubilee celebratory event for older people at its Bradbury House base in Darlington during the bank holiday weekend in June 2022
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - A grant to Age UK North Yorkshire and Darlington
£5,000 21/10/2021
The “Rely on Me” befriending programme for older people in Darlington
Ministry of Defence - Covenant Fund
£9,500 18/06/2021
For local projects that reduce isolation and promote integration
County Durham Community Foundation - Winter Support in Darlington
£23,849 16/12/2020
Winter Support for Vulnerable Older People in Darlington
County Durham Community Foundation - Hot Food Delivery Service
£20,000 25/09/2020
To provide a Hot Food Delivery Service.
DCMS - Coronavirus Community Support Fund
£118,873 08/09/2020
"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
Ministry of Defence - £10M Veterans' Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund
£19,735 15/05/2020
to provide immediate support for vulnerable veterans with reduced social contact
County Durham Community Foundation - Get Active, Feel Great!
£20,000 11/01/2018
To support the Get Active, Feel Great! project.
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Running costs of the befriending service Year 1
£34,200 22/12/2017
Running costs of the befriending service Year 1
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to Age UK North Yorkshire and Darlington
£74,100 07/12/2017
24
towards three years' continuation funding of the running costs of a project providing a befriending service for isolated older people in the Darlington
County Durham Community Foundation - Active Ageing - Health and Wellbeing Activities
£10,000 29/08/2017
Towards the Active Ageing - Health and Wellbeing Activities project.
National Lottery Community Fund - Integrating systems to improve holistic health and wellbeing intervent
£9,922 08/02/2017
12
The project will purchase a new database system to improve their management and communication services, enhance their relationships with service users and provide them with tailored and holistic ....more
Wolfson Foundation - Grant to Age UK Darlington
£22,000 08/12/2016
Refurbishment
County Durham Community Foundation - Active Ageing - Health and Wellbeing Activities
£10,000 13/07/2016
Towards Active Ageing - Health and Wellbeing Activities.
County Durham Community Foundation - Towards the Silver Cyber Crime Awareness project.
£9,500 07/06/2016
Towards the Silver Cyber Crime Awareness project.
The Clothworkers Foundation - Grant to Age UK Darlington
£18,000 18/01/2016
towards purchasing a minibus for a charity which works for elderly people
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to Age UK Darlington
£72,900 26/05/2015
24
towards two years' continuation funding of a befriending service at a project providing support, activities and day care for older and disabled people in Darlington
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to Age UK Darlington
£76,500 13/06/2013
24
towards two years' continuation funding for 'Rely on Me' a befriending service for isolated older people in Co. Durham
Sport England - Make a Splash!
£2,637 03/01/2013
Funding under Sport England's Small Grants funding programme for a Revenue project titled 'Make a Splash!'. This project lists its main activity as Swimming & Diving.
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (9)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Age Range of Trustees: 56-72
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 03/03/2009, number: 1128377
  • Registered at Companies House on 12/02/2009, number: 06817492
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Event History
Other Regulators
  • Care Quality Commission
Policies in force
  • Bullying and harassment policy and procedures
  • Campaigns and political activity 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
  • Trustee conflicts of interest policy and procedures
  • Trustee expenses policy and procedures
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
14 returns made; AR10: 17 days late,
Recent reorganisation events:
  • Asset transfer in from AGE CONCERN DARLINGTON on 15/11/2019
Main office

Age UK
Bradbury House
Beaumont Street West
Darlington
DL1 5SX

Objectives

TO PROMOTE THE FOLLOWING PURPOSES FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PUBLIC AND/OR OLDER PEOPLE IN AND AROUND THE BOROUGH OF DARLINGTON AND THE COUNTY OF NORTH YORKSHIRE.1. PREVENTING OR RELIEVING THE POVERTY OF OLDER PEOPLE;2. ADVANCING EDUCATION.3. PREVENTING OR RELIEVING SICKNESS , DISEASE OR SUFFERING IN OLDER PEOPLE (WHETHER EMOTIONAL, MENTAL OR PHYSICAL);4. PROMOTING EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY ;5. PROMOTING THE HUMAN RIGHTS OF OLDER PEOPLE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS ;6. ASSISTING OLDER PEOPLE IN NEED BY REASON OF ILL-HEALTH, DISABILITY, FINANCIAL HARDSHIP, SOCIAL EXCLUSION OR OTHER DISADVANTAGE ; AND7. SUCH OTHER CHARITABLE PURPOSES FOR THE BENEFIT OF OLDER PEOPLE AS THE TRUSTEES MAY FROM TIME TO TIME DECIDE]THE OUTCOME OF THIS BEING THE PROMOTION OF THE WELL-BEING OF OLDER PEOPLE

Defined Area of Benefit:

BOROUGH OF DARLINGTON AND THE COUNTY OF NORTH YORKSHIRE.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
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