Finance Score: 1
Governance Score: -3
Support Score: 7
  • Reasonable growth: +1
  • No PartB
  • Only 4 Trustees: -1
  • Narrow trustee age band: -2
  • Grant maker support: +7
Overall GiG Score: 5 ?

CITY OF GOD CHRISTIAN CENTRE 

In expansion of our religion service, the charity opened a new centre in Sunderland, Uk. Also made grant donations to other charity such as the Ameobi hardship funds for international students. As part of our advancement of education, the charity made an education enlightment trip to the city of Blackpool for his members. Small donations were also made to individauls who were under extreme poverty
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • The charity has received modest backing from several prominent grant makers 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

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • There are only 4 trustees
  • The Board has little diversity in terms of age

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
(16 years as a company)

www.cityofgoduk.org

info@cityofgoduk.org

01914474849

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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
30/06/23£416£383£33n/an/an/an/an/a25
30/06/22£364£344£20n/an/an/an/an/a11
30/06/21£354£175£179n/an/an/an/an/a13
30/06/20£268£216£51n/an/an/an/an/a8
30/06/19£218£227£-10n/an/an/an/an/a10
30/06/18£269£266£3£0£0£0n/a00
30/06/17£270£248£22£0£0£0n/a00
30/06/16£183£186£-3£0£0£0n/a00
30/06/15£249£226£23£0£0£0n/a00
30/06/14£266£351£-84£0£0£0n/a00
30/06/13£255£192£63£0£0£0n/a00
30/06/12£117£129£-11£0£0£0n/a00
30/06/11£87£78£9£0£0£0n/a00
30/06/10*£64£59£5£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
What it does
  • Education/Training
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • Overseas Aid/Famine Relief
  • Religious Activities
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
Who works here?
  • 25 volunteers
Who it helps
  • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies
  • The General Public/Mankind
How it operates
  • Acts as an umbrella or resource body
  • Makes Grants to Individuals
  • Makes Grants to Organisations
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides human resources
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Ghana, Newcastle Upon Tyne City, Nigeria, Sunderland,

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
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Walker & District Foodbank
£29,233 05/04/2022
02. FTE CA generalist advice worker plus admin support
County Durham Community Foundation - Grant to City Of God Christian Centre (Walker Foodbank)
£5,000 01/07/2021
To support the foodbank.
County Durham Community Foundation - walker food bank
£3,000 08/10/2020
To support the work of the foodbank.
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Walker & District Foodbank
£3,656 21/08/2020
Volunteer training
National Lottery Community Fund - Kitchen for the community
£10,000 27/05/2015
12
The organisation will use the funding to develop a community kitchen. This will enable the organisation to provide meals for lonely and isolated people from the community and enable them to teach ....more

Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (4)

Age Range of Trustees: 40-57
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 12/08/2009, number: 1131100
  • Registered at Companies House on 28/06/2007, number: 06295641
Gift Aid
  • 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
  • Investing charity funds policy and procedures
  • 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: 8 days late,
Main office

25 Church Walk
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE6 3DP

Objectives

A) THE ADVANCEMENT OF RELIGION B) THE ADVANCEMENT OF EDUCATION C) THE RELIEF OF FINANCIAL HARDSHIP D)THE RELIEF OF SICKNESS

Defined Area of Benefit:

UNDEFINED. IN PRACTICE, LOCAL

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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