Finance Score: 0
Governance Score: -8
Support Score: 2
  • Strong growth: +2
  • Multiple Deficits: -2
  • No PartB
  • No volunteer policy: -2
  • No conflicts policy: -1
  • Only 3 Trustees: -2
  • All male board: -3
  • Grant maker support: +2
Overall GiG Score: -6 ?

BEACON COMMUNITY WESLEYAN REFORM UNION CHURCH 

WE HOLD WEEKLY SERVICES OF PUBLIC WORSHIP OPEN TO EVERYONE AND PROVIDE CHRISTIAN TEACHING THROUGH SERMONS, BIBLE STUDIES AND PRAYER MEETINGS.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • The charity has received modest backing from a grant maker recently
  • There has been strong growth in spending over the last 5 years

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • Although this charity works with volunteers it does not have a Volunteer Management policy
  • This charity does not have a Conflict of Interests policy
  • There are only 3 trustees
  • The Board is completely male

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

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£226£238£-12n/an/an/an/an/a6
31/12/21£29£34£-5n/an/an/an/an/a9
31/12/20£39£32£7n/an/an/an/an/a12
31/12/19£45£40£5n/an/an/an/an/a12
31/12/18£36£77£-41£0£0£0n/a06
31/12/17£37£36£1£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/16£37£32£6£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/15£36£141£-105£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/14£113£202£-89£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/13£32£38£-6£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/12£235£35£200£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/11£21£16£5£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/10£23£12£11£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
Established: 15 years

01274490835

Charity Commission for England and Wales
UN SDGs
?
Listed activities
  • Religious Activities
GiG Classification
  • Christian congregations
How it operates
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Bradford City,
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Elderly/Old People
  • The General Public/Mankind

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
Sir George Martin Trust - Grant to Beacon Community Wesleyan Reform Union Church
£2,500 28/02/2022
Capital costs for Church Building Outreach Projects
Sir George Martin Trust - Grant to Beacon Community Wesleyan Reform Union Church
£2,500 28/02/2022
Capital costs for Church Building Outreach Projects
National Lottery Community Fund - Beacon Community Church Community Centre Refurbishment
£10,000 28/01/2022
The funding will be used to install partition doors at the community centre. The project aims to provide a more flexible and accessible space to meet growing demand for space for community activities.

Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (3)
Gender Split

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 12/08/2009, number: 1131077
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Filing Record
13 returns made; all on time
Main office

52 ACACIA DRIVE
ALLERTON
BRADFORD
BD15 9JY

Objectives

The trustees for the time being shall at all times permit the said Premises and the Chapel School or other buildings from time to time standing thereon to be used and occupied and enjoyed as a place for the Public Worship of God and for the instruction of children and adults under the direction of the Society or Church assembling for worship thereon in connection with the said Denomination or Connexion according to the Principles Constitution Usages Polity and Rules from time to time of the said Denomination and also for the promotion of such other religious, educational or charitable purposes as the said Society or Church shall from time to time direct.

Defined Area of Benefit:

UNDEFINED. IN PRACTICE, LOCAL.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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