Finance Score: 0
Governance Score: 6
Support Score: 7
  • No PartB
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Large volunteers +5
  • Grant maker support: +2
Overall GiG Score: 13 ?

OUSTON COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION LIMITED 

We provide a Community Resource Centre for the people of Ouston through which individuals of all ages, and community groups, will have access to meeting spaces, advice, information and guidance, educational, social and leisure opportunities.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has been very successful in attracting volunteers relative to its size
  • 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
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of 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: 15 years

info@oustoncc.co.uk

0191 4105183

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£74£77£-3n/an/an/an/an/a85
31/12/21£56£47£9n/an/an/an/an/a27
31/12/20£69£53£15n/an/an/an/an/a31
31/12/19£43£36£7n/an/an/an/an/a31
31/12/18£43£56£-13£0£0£0n/a029
31/12/17£55£44£11£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/16£41£41£-1£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/15£76£72£4£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/14£38£54£-16£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/13£44£44£0£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/12£42£36£6£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/11£72£87£-15£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/10*£54£53£1£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
What it does
  • Amateur Sport
  • Arts/Culture/Heritage/Science
  • Education/Training
  • Religious Activities
Who works here?
  • 85 volunteers
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Elderly/Old People
  • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies
  • People With Disabilities
  • 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.

Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
County Durham Community Foundation - Warm Space
£1,500 18/01/2023
To provide a warm space.
DCMS - Coronavirus Community Support Fund
£20,262 23/07/2020
"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
National Lottery Community Fund - Multi-purpose work space
£8,397 15/11/2017
12
The project will refurbish the community centre and provide more space for activities and storage. This will improve facilities and enable the group to provide more activities for local people and ....more

Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (6)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Age Range of Trustees: 53-77
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 29/07/2009, number: 1130833
  • Registered at Companies House on 17/11/2008, number: 06750379
Gift Aid
  • NOT registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Complaints handling
  • Conflicting interests
  • Investment
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
13 returns made; AR10: 192 days late,
Main office

Ouston Community Centre
Iris Crescent
Ouston
Chester le Street
DH2 1RJ

Objectives

A TO PROMOTE THE BENEFIT OF THE INHABITANTS OF THE PARISH OF OUSTON WITHOUT THE DISTINCTION OF SEX OR OF POLITICAL, RELIGIOUS OR OTHER OPINIONS BY ASSOCIATING THE LOCAL AUTHORITIES, VOLUNTARY ORGANISATIONS AND THE INHABITANTS IN A COMMON EFFORT TO ADVANCE AND TO PROVIDE FACILITIES IN THE INTEREST OF SOCIAL WELFARE FOR RECREATION AND LEISURE TIME OCCUPATION WITH THE OBJECT OF IMPROVING THE CONDITIONS OF LIFE FOR THE SAID INHABITANTSB TO ESTABLISH OR TO SECURE THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A COMMUNITY CENTRE

Defined Area of Benefit:

THE PARISH OF OUSTON

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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