Finance Score: 2
Governance Score: 2
Support Score: 10
  • Liabilities <10%: +3
  • Excess liquidity: -1
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Mainly male board: -1
  • Large volunteers +3
  • Grant maker support: +7
Overall GiG Score: 14 ?

THE PHILADELPHIA NETWORK LIMITED 

A Christian Church with Anglican Baptist and Free Church expression. Operating from St Thomas' Church Philadelphia S6 3BL and the King's Centre Christian Church S11 9EH. Activities: Worship; planting missional communities; student, youth & children's groups around Sheffield; working with vulnerable adults.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has been successful in attracting volunteers relative to its size
  • The charity has received backing from several prominent grant makers recently
  • This charity has a robust balance sheet
  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of age

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • One or more trustees receive benefits from the charity
  • The Board is predominantly male

Financial issues to consider:

  • Liquidity appeared to be considerably in excess of CC guidelines at the latest year end especially considering the historic stability of income

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£1,385£1,227£158£0£2,779£2,19521.525300
31/12/21£1,286£980£306£0£2,621£2,11225.925300
31/12/20£1,240£886£354£0£2,315£1,96926.732300
31/12/19£946£973£-27£0£1,962£1,85822.935260
31/12/18£1,110£1,148£-38£0£1,989£1,85519.436260
31/12/17£1,128£1,185£-57£0£2,027£1,86518.9350
31/12/16£1,204£1,311£-107£0£2,084£1,87817.2280
31/12/15£1,500£1,595£-96£4£2,279£2,00915.1280
31/12/14£1,895£1,451£445£4£2,416£1,78514.8320
31/12/13£1,499£1,426£73£3£2,807£2,55521.5340
31/12/12£1,441£1,398£43£4£2,733£2,48021.3330
31/12/11£1,646£1,396£250£4£2,690£2,36520.3350
31/12/10£1,477£1,565£-89£3£2,440£2,28917.5370

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 0%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 0%
Highest pay band: Less than £60,000
Liabilities/Assets: 5%
Liabilities/Income: 10%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 79%
Reserves/Spending: 21.5 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 8 months
Quick Ratio: 6.2
Asset Split ?
Established: 14 years
(17 years as a company)

www.ncsheffield.org

admin@ncsheffield.org

01142419560

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UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Other Charitable Purposes
  • Religious Activities
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
GiG Classification
  • Christian congregations
How it operates
  • Other charitable activities
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
Where it operates
  • Sheffield City,
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies
  • Other Defined Groups
  • The General Public/Mankind
Who works here?
  • 25 employees
  • 300 volunteers

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
The Trussell Trust£217,792
National Lottery Community Fund£9,812
The Bishop Radford Trust£2,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Sheffield S6 Foodbank
£182,965 26/10/2021
CA, 3 p/t advisers, 1.5 FTE for 3 years
The Bishop Radford Trust - Grant to Philidelphia Network
£2,000 29/01/2021
Funding towards a 3-5 year old long-wheel-base Transit type van that will serve the Foodbank for the next 5 years . The van will be used daily and will facilitate the distribution of approximately ....more
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Sheffield S6 Foodbank
£30,000 20/01/2021
Warehouse extension and remodelling
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Sheffield S6 Foodbank
£4,827 26/03/2020
CV emergency costs: storage costs, salary costs
National Lottery Community Fund - SCYL
£9,812 14/02/2020
12
The funding will be used to continue to run a 5-a-side league for young people. The project aims to provide free football sessions to reduce anti-social behaviour.
BBC Children in Need - Grant to The Philadelphia Network Ltd
£25,644 15/03/2019
36
This project will provide games and activity sessions for disadvantaged young people living in Shiregreen, Sheffield. The project aims to improve confidence and aspirations, wellbeing and ....more
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Sheffield S6 Foodbank
£2,645 12/02/2019
Upfront costs of "mini-festival" fundraiser
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Sheffield S6 Foodbank
£2,645 31/01/2019
12
“Mini-festival” fundraiser event
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Sheffield S6 Foodbank
£28,764 20/01/2019
36
New p/t “more than food” worker
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Sheffield S6 Foodbank
£28,764 12/12/2018
New p/t “more than food” worker
National Lottery Community Fund - Forge-ing Futures
£9,997 19/07/2018
12
The funding will be used to deliver a range of positive activities for young people including team building activities and trips. The project aims to develop positive relationships and raise ....more
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (7)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split
Based on 6/7 persons

Age Range of Trustees: 38-61
  • BRIAN GOOCH Appointed: 2016, Occupation: Tax Technical Director
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 16/03/2010, number: 1134973
  • Registered at Companies House on 21/12/2006, number: 06035697
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. THOMAS CHURCH
6 GILPIN STREET
SHEFFIELD
S6 3BL

Objectives

(1) TO ADVANCE THE CHRISTIAN FAITH FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PUBLIC IN THE DIOCESE OF SHEFFIELD AND IN SUCH PARTS OF THE UNITED KINGDOM AND/OR THE WORLD AS THE TRUSTEES THINK FIT, THROUGH THE ESTABLISHMENT AND OPERATION OF A CHURCH OR CHURCH(2) THE PROVISION OF PASTORAL CARE FOR THE CONGREGATION WORSHIPPING AT THE EXTRA-PAROCHIAL PLACE KNOWN AS ST THOMAS' CHURCH AT PHILADELPHIA.(3) TO PROMOTE EDUCATION AND TO PREVENT AND RELIEVE POVERTY IN DIOCESE OF SHEFFIELD AND SUCH PARTS OF THE UNITED KINGDOM AND/OR THE WORLD AS THE TRUSTEES MAY FROM TIME TO TIME THINK FIT

Defined Area of Benefit:

THE UNITED KINGDOM AND/OR THE WORLD

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
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