Finance Score: 0
Governance Score: 7
Support Score: 16
    • No volunteer policy: -2
    • Good trustee age range: +3
    • Dynamic board: +3
    • Gender balanced board: +3
    • Large volunteers +3
    • Grant maker support: +13
    Overall GiG Score: 23 ?

    TYNE & WEAR ARCHIVES & MUSEUMS DEVELOPMENT TRUST 

    The Trust raises funds from individual donors, trust and foundations to support Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums achieve it's strategic vision of ensuring everyone has access to museum provision, are able to use this access and to value it for the significant and positive impact that it makes upon their lives.
    Analysis by Giving is Great

    Positives:

    • This charity has been successful in attracting volunteers relative to its size
    • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years
    • A significant proportion of recent income was derived from major grant makers
    • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of age and gender and dynamic in terms of composition

    Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

    • Although this charity works with volunteers it does not have a Volunteer Management policy
    Established: 14 years

    http://www.twmuseums.org.uk/about-us/governan

    jackie.reynolds@twmuseums.org.uk

    07920295748

    Charity Commission for England and WalesCompanies House
    UN SDGs
    ?

    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
    31/03/23£617£537£79£0£726£1693.80331
    31/03/22£470£285£185n/an/an/an/an/a0
    31/03/21£233£103£129n/an/an/an/an/a0
    31/03/20£381£424£-44n/an/an/an/an/a359
    31/03/19£375£347£28n/an/an/an/an/a0
    31/03/18£246£512£-266£0£0£0n/a00
    31/03/17£183£230£-47£0£0£0n/a00
    31/03/16£504£353£151£0£661£1123.800
    31/03/15£343£306£37£0£0£0n/a00
    31/03/14£290£235£55£0£0£0n/a00
    31/03/13£284£129£156£0£0£0n/a00
    31/03/12£81£248£-166£0£0£0n/a00
    31/03/11£595£166£428£3£428£987.100

    Financial Ratios
    Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 0%
    Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 0%
    Highest pay band: Less than £60,000
    Liabilities/Assets: 8%
    Liabilities/Income: 10%
    Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 23%
    Reserves/Spending: 3.8 months
    Net Current Assets/Spending: 16 months
    Quick Ratio: 12.8
    Asset Split ?
    What it does
    • Arts/Culture/Heritage/Science
    • Economic/Community Development/Employment
    • Environment/Conservation/Heritage
    Who works here?
    • 331 volunteers
    Who it helps
    • The General Public/Mankind
    How it operates
    • Makes Grants to Organisations
    Where it operates
    • Gateshead, Newcastle Upon Tyne City, North Tyneside, South Tyneside,

    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
    DCMS£518,213
    Esmee Fairbairn£213,334
    Garfield Weston Foundation£75,000
    The Foyle Foundation£73,000
    The Shears Foundation£10,500
    Alex Ferry Foundation£10,000
    Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd£10,000
    The Pilgrim Trust£10,000
    Specific Donations
    Amount When
    Months
    To be used for
    The Foyle Foundation - Learning (MGS)
    £43,000 28/11/2023
    to cover a Learning Programme that will support the National Treasures: Turner in Newcastle, Exhibition, at the Laing Art Gallery
    The Shears Foundation - Development Officer
    £5,500 11/07/2023
    Great North Museum:Hancock Early Years Learning Programme 2023-24
    Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums Development Trust
    £13,334 06/02/2023
    Towards unrestricted core costs as a Cost of Living Uplift
    Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
    £50,000 22/04/2022
    Lindisfarne Gospels 2022
    DCMS - Arts Council National Lottery Project Grants
    £400,000 25/03/2022
    National Lottery Project Grants is our open access programme for arts, libraries and museums projects. The fund supports thousands of individual artists, community and cultural organisations.
    Alex Ferry Foundation - core policy and research support
    £10,000 24/02/2022
    research grant
    The Shears Foundation - Development Officer
    £5,000 26/01/2022
    Great North Museum:Hancock Early Years Learning Programme 2021 22
    DCMS - Culture Recovery Fund: Continuity Support
    £87,280 22/10/2021
    To support cultural organisations who have received funding from the Culture Recovery Fund: Grants programme, in the first or second rounds, and can clearly demonstrate the financial need for further ....more
    County Durham Community Foundation - South Shields Museum and Art Gallery Mining Display installation.
    £5,000 07/07/2021
    To re-configure a section of South Shields Museum and Art Gallery (SSMAG) to install a permanent display depicting the history of mining in South Shields.
    Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums Development Trust
    £200,000 19/05/2021
    Towards project costs to extend a pilot programme supporting refugees and asylum seekers to volunteer, create venue and collection tours, plus the development of a network sharing best practice.
    The Foyle Foundation - Learning (MGS)
    £30,000 28/04/2021
    to strengthen the Boxes of Delight museum loan service (awarded grant in response to coronavirus)
    DCMS - Bridge Expansion
    £30,933 23/03/2021
    The Arts Council funds a network of 10 Bridge organisations to connect the cultural sector and the education sector so that children & young people can have access to great arts and cultural ....more
    Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - the continuation of the 'Pea Green Boat' refugee volunteering project
    £10,000 23/07/2020
    the continuation of the 'Pea Green Boat' refugee volunteering project
    Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - A 'Slow Museums' initiative for visitors with dementia or disabilities.
    £5,112 24/06/2019
    A 'Slow Museums' initiative for visitors with dementia or disabilities.
    The Pilgrim Trust - Grant to Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums Development Trust
    £10,000 29/05/2019
    5
    Pioneers from the Dawn of Railways; Redisplay and preservation of an engine and waggonway
    Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
    £25,000 28/05/2019
    Pioneers from the Dawn of Railways: Killingworth Billy & the Willington Waggonway (The Stephensons – North Tyneside to the world)
    DCMS - Stephenson Railway Museum: Pioneers from the Dawn of Railways: Killingworth Billy & the Willington Waggonway (The Stephensons - North Tyneside to the world)
    £116,307 01/04/2019
    The DCMS/Wolfson Museums and Galleries Improvement Fund has four objectives: to increase the number of artefacts on display, to improve physical access to collections, to improve access for disabled ....more
    Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - Refugees volunteering project
    £10,000 16/08/2018
    Refugees volunteering project
    National Lottery Heritage Fund - Grant to Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums
    £9,100 28/09/2017
    Paul Nash: WW1 Life, Letters and Art
    National Lottery Heritage Fund - Grant to Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums
    £71,800 27/04/2017
    Arbeia: Our Fort, Our Heritage
    DCMS - DCMS/Wolfson Museums and Galleries Improvement Fund
    £150,000 01/04/2017
    The DCMS/Wolfson Museums and Galleries Improvement Fund has four objectives: to increase the number of artefacts on display, to improve physical access to collections, to improve access for disabled ....more
    John Ellerman Foundation - Resarch and curatorial development project at Laing Art Gallery
    £86,148 30/03/2017
    30
    Towards the costs of a development and exhibitions project at the Laing Art Gallery, which will provide a new model of researching, curating and touring exhibitions for local authority museums
    Nesta - ACE0312
    £112,565 26/03/2014
    Digital R&D Fund programme grant to Tyne Wear & Museum Grant Ref ACE0312
    National Lottery Heritage Fund - Grant to Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums
    £211,800 05/09/2013
    Wor Life
    Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to Tyne and Wear Archives and Museums: Development Trust
    £37,000 16/10/2012
    Towards the staff costs of an innovative community archaeology programme to engage people from Tyneside, particularly those who would not normally participate in heritage projects, in learning about ....more
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    Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

    How is it governed?

    Trustees (6)
    Current Trustees appointed
    Gender Split

    Age Range of Trustees: 34-72
    • HELEN CADZOW Appointed: 2019, Occupation: Property Developer/Investor
    Legal constitution
    • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 07/09/2010, number: 1137867
    • Registered at Companies House on 03/08/2010, number: 07334262
    Gift Aid
    • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
    Event History
    Policies in force
    • Bullying and harassment policy and procedures
    • Campaigns and political activity policy and procedures
    • Complaints handling
    • Complaints policy and procedures
    • Conflicting interests
    • Engaging external speakers at charity events policy and procedures
    • Financial reserves policy and procedures
    • Internal charity financial controls policy and procedures
    • Internal risk management policy and procedures
    • Investing charity funds policy and procedures
    • Investment
    • Risk management
    • Safeguarding policy and procedures
    • Serious incident reporting policy and procedures
    • Social media policy and procedures
    • Trustee conflicts of interest policy and procedures
    • Trustee expenses policy and procedures
    Filing Record
    13 returns made; all on time
    Main office

    Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums
    Discovery Museum
    Blandford Square
    NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
    NE1 4JA

    Objectives

    TO ADVANCE THE EDUCATION OF THE PUBLIC (PARTICULARLY, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THOSE WITHIN, THE METROPOLITAN COUNTY OF TYNE & WEAR) BY ENCOURAGING THEM TO PARTICIPATE IN AND CONTRIBUTE TO THE ACTIVITIES OF AN ARCHIVE AND MUSEUM SERVICE MANAGED BY TYNE & WEAR ARCHIVES AND MUSEUMS (TWAM) AND TO VALUE IT FOR THE POSITIVE IMPACT THAT IT MAKES UPON THEIR LIVES;TO ADVANCE ART, CULTURE, HERITAGE AND SCIENCE BY SUPPORTING TWAM TO ESTABLISH AND MAINTAIN A WORLD CLASS ARCHIVE AND MUSEUM SERVICE THAT IS ACCESSIBLE AND ENLIGHTENING;TO CONTRIBUTE TO THE ADVANCEMENT OF CIVIC RESPONSIBILITY AND GOOD CITIZENSHIP BY SUPPORTING TWAM TO HELP TO EQUIP PEOPLE WITH THE CAPACITY TO UNDERSTAND AND OPERATE SUCCESSFULLY IN SOCIETYSUCH OTHER CHARITABLE PURPOSE BENEFICIAL TO THE COMMUNITY CONSISTENT WITH THE OBJECTS ABOVE AS THE TRUSTEES SHALL IN THEIR ABSOLUTE DISCRETION DETERMINE.

    Defined Area of Benefit:

    TYNE & WEAR

    Data Sources

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