Finance Score: -1
Governance Score: 9
Support Score: 5
  • Reasonable growth: +1
  • Multiple Deficits: -2
  • No PartB
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Large volunteers +3
  • Grant maker support: +2
Overall GiG Score: 13 ?

ST PAULS (SPENNYMOOR) CENTRE LTD 

The St Paul's Centre provides high quality meeting and activity facilities which includes a Community Cafe. Re-opened in June '10, following a major refurbishment, the Centre has enjoyed occupancy levels of 85% and over 27622 visitors within the year 2018. Key Objectives identified for the Centre have been achieved and are now being delivered in the community.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has been successful in attracting volunteers relative to its size
  • There has been reasonable growth in spending over the last 3 years relative to the previous period
  • 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 age and gender and dynamic in terms of composition

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • One or more trustees receive payments or benefits from the charity for providing services to the charity

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
Established: 14 years

www.stpaulscentrespennymoor.org.uk

stpaulscentre@btconnect.com

01388813404

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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£81£95£-14n/an/an/an/an/a30
31/12/21£103£66£38n/an/an/an/an/a30
31/12/20£55£50£4n/an/an/an/an/a30
31/12/19£61£58£3n/an/an/an/an/a35
31/12/18£46£53£-7£0£0£0n/a025
31/12/17£78£57£21£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/16£60£60£0£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/15£57£49£8£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/14£64£50£14£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/13£49£47£2£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/12£51£51£0£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/11£31£43£-11£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/10£406£417£-11£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
What it does
  • Arts/Culture/Heritage/Science
  • Economic/Community Development/Employment
  • Education/Training
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • Recreation
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
Who works here?
  • 30 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 advocacy/advice/information
  • 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 Project
£1,500 02/11/2022
To provide a warm space in Spennymoor.
Virgin Money Foundation - Grant to St Pauls Centre Ltd
£28,953 15/10/2019
24
St. Paul’s Centre is based in Spennymoor in County Durham. Run mainly by volunteers the centre runs a range of activities for a wide range of age groups. The award will enable it to continue to run ....more
Tudor Trust - Grant to St Paul's (Spennymoor) Centre Ltd
£30,000 11/06/2015
36
over three years towards salaries and sessional fees for a wellbeing club in Spennymoor, County Durham
National Lottery Community Fund - Energy Efficiency Project
£10,000 28/06/2012
12
This is a project by an incorporated charity in County Durham. The organisation will use the funding to remove rotting wood from the community centre windows and install energy efficient windows in ....more

Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (8)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Age Range of Trustees: 32-71
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 18/12/2009, number: 1133347
  • Registered at Companies House on 18/12/2008, number: 06775990
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Complaints handling
  • Conflicting interests
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
13 returns made; all on time
Main office

St. Pauls Centre Ltd
St. Pauls Gardens
Spennymoor
DL16 7LR

Objectives

A TO FURTHER RELIGION AND OTHER CHARITABLE WORK OF THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND IN THE PARISH OF SPENNYMOOR ST PAULB TO PROMOTE FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE INHABITANTS OF SPENNYMOOR IN THE SURROUNDING AREA THE PROVISION OF FACILITIES FOR RECREATION OR OTHER LEISURE TIME OF INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE NEED OF SUCH FACILITIES BY REASON OF THEIR YOUTH, AGE, INFIRMITY OR DISABLEMENT, FINANCIAL HARDSHIP OR SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC CIRCUMSTANCES OR FOR THE PUBLIC AT LARGE IN THE INTEREST OF SOCIAL WELFARE AND WITH THE OBJECT OF IMPROVING THE CONDITION OF LIFE OF THE SAID INHABITANTS. C TO PROMOTE THE EDUCATION OF THE INHABITANTS OF SPENNYMOOR AND THE SURROUNDING AREA IN SUCH WAYS AS THE CHARITY TRUSTEES THINK FIT, INCLUDING THE PROVISION OF TRAINING OR RE-TRAINING TO DEVELOP INDIVIDUALS' CAPABILITIES, COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS, AND IN PARTICULAR FOR THOSE WHO ARE UNEMPLOYED.D THE RELIEF OF UNEMPLOYMENT AND POVERTY FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE INHABITANTS IN SPENNYMOOR AND THE SURROUNDING AREA IN SUCH WAYS AS THE TRUSTEES MAY THINK FIT INCLUDING ASSISTANCE TO FIND EMPLOYMENT THROUGH TRAINING AND WORK EXPERIENCE SUCH ASSISTANCE.

Defined Area of Benefit:

SPENNYMOOR

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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