Finance Score: 2
Governance Score: 0
Support Score: 9
  • Liabilities <10%: +3
  • Spending falling: -1
  • Static board: -3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +9
Overall GiG Score: 11 ?

CARERS TOGETHER FOUNDATION 

The charity works in partnership and provides a range of information and support services and a voice for carers living in Redcar & Cleveland, Middlesbrough and other areas as decided by the Trustees. Our services include individual support, welfare benefits advice, counselling, training, activities and events.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has a robust balance sheet
  • 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
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of gender

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • This charity is not recognised by HMRC for Gift Aid according to its latest published return
  • The Board composition appears to be rather static

Financial issues to consider:

  • Spending has fallen significantly over the last 5 years relative to the previous period
Established: 15 years

www.carerstogether.co.uk

carerstogether@btconnect.com

01642488977

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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£667£574£93£0£518£2946.1185
31/03/22£650£583£67£0£426£1964174
31/03/21£678£583£95£0£358£1833.8235
31/03/20£650£607£42£0£263£1663.3258
31/03/19£785£810£-25£0£221£1622.43414
31/03/18£886£975£-88£0£246£1762.2330
31/03/17£721£757£-35£0£335£2493.9300
31/03/16£636£681£-45£0£370£2554.5230
31/03/15£462£429£33£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/14£292£495£-202£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/13£806£524£282£6£584£2024.6100
31/03/12£356£320£36£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/11£369£315£53£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/10£439£226£212£0£0£0n/a00

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 0%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 0%
Highest pay band: Less than £60,000
Liabilities/Assets: 6%
Liabilities/Income: 5%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 57%
Reserves/Spending: 6.1 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 10 months
Quick Ratio: 15.2
Asset Split ?
What it does
  • Education/Training
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
Who works here?
  • 18 employees
  • 5 volunteers
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Elderly/Old People
  • Other Defined Groups
  • People With Disabilities
  • The General Public/Mankind
How it operates
  • Makes Grants to Individuals
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Middlesbrough, Redcar And Cleveland,

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£278,441
Henry Smith Charity£102,900
County Durham Community Foundation£40,000
Leeds Community Foundation£20,000
Department for Education£15,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
County Durham Community Foundation - Carers Social Prescriber Link Worker
£10,000 20/12/2022
To support the salary of a Carers Social Prescriber Link Worker.
Leeds Community Foundation - Carers Financial Wellbeing Service
£20,000 14/10/2022
The Carers Financial Wellbeing Service will aim to achieve the programme theme by alleviating hardship associated with fuel poverty and promoting innovative energy-related environmental impact and ....more
County Durham Community Foundation - Breaks for Carers
£5,000 07/09/2021
To provide breaks for carers
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to Carers Together
£102,900 09/06/2021
36
towards three years' funding of the salary of a Senior Practitioner to provide support for parent carers in Redcar and Cleveland, North Yorkshire.
National Lottery Community Fund - Engaging Carers in Communities - continuation
£278,441 03/03/2021
48
The funding will help the project to continue providing support to carers with peer-led support specialist carer support workers and online support. Beneficiaries will also be able to access a range ....more
County Durham Community Foundation - Counselling for Carers
£15,000 08/12/2020
Towards counselling for carers.
County Durham Community Foundation - Counselling for Carers
£10,000 21/05/2020
Towards counselling for carers.
Department for Education - Parent Carer Participation grant
£15,000 01/04/2020
To fund 152 Parent Carer Forums to represent and support their local area's SEND parents, carers and families.
Department for Education - Parent Carer Participation Grant
£12,552 01/04/2019
To fund 152 Parent Carer Forums to represent and support their local areas SEND parents, carers and families.
Department for Education - Parent Carer Forum Grants (Paid To Multiple Local Parent Carer Forums)
£3,187 01/04/2018
152 parent carer forums (one per LA)
Department for Education - Parent Carer Forum Grants (Paid To Multiple Local Parent Carer Forums)
£7,500 01/04/2018
152 parent carer forums (one per LA)
National Lottery Community Fund - Engaging Carers in Communities
£280,000 09/02/2017
48
The project will focus on supporting hidden carers who are under the radar for support services. They will provide information and awareness raising sessions to help other professionals in a range of ....more
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to Carers Together Foundation
£90,000 08/12/2016
36
towards three years' continuation funding of the salary of an Information Support Officer at a project supporting carers in Redcar & Cleveland
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to Carers Together Foundation
£75,000 22/11/2016
36
towards the cost of delivering an information and support service for carers.
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to Carers Together Foundation
£16,000 27/09/2013
CTF are the principal organisation in Redcar and Cleveland delivering help and support to Carers living in the Borough.
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to Carers Together Foundation
£90,000 12/09/2013
36
towards three years' salary of a Carers Information and Support Worker, and associated running costs of providing support and information to adult carers in Redcar and Cleveland
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (5)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Age Range of Trustees: 56-82
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 31/03/2009, number: 1128910
  • Registered at Companies House on 11/11/2008, number: 06746629
Gift Aid
  • NOT registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Bullying and harassment 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
  • Investment
  • 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
14 returns made; all on time
Main office

The Innovation Centre
Vienna Court
Kirkleatham Business Park
Redcar
TS10 5SH

Objectives

THE ONLY OBJECTS FOR WHICH THE COMPANY IS ESTABLISHED ARE TO PROMOTE ANY CHARITABLE PURPOSE FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE ELDERLY, SICK OR PEOPLE WITH A DISABILITY LIVING OR LOCATED WITHIN THE BOROUGH OF REDCAR AND CLEVELAND OR SUCH OTHER AREA AS THE TRUSTEES MAY FROM TIME TO TIME DECIDE AND IN PARTICULAR THE RELIEF OF NEED AND HARDSHIP BY PROVIDING SUPPORT, ADVICE AND INFORMATION TO THOSE RESPONSIBLE FOR THEIR CARE TO IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF THEIR LIVES.

Defined Area of Benefit:

THE BOROUGH OF REDCAR AND CLEVELAND

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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