Finance Score: 0
Governance Score: 5
Support Score: 9
  • Volatile income & significant deficit in latest year: -5
  • Future income +5
  • No PartB
  • No conflicts policy: -1
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +9
Overall GiG Score: 14 ?

SOUTH LAKELAND ACTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE - TOWARDS TRANSITION 

PROJECTS DESIGNED TO REDUCE SOUTH LAKELAND'S OVERALL GREENHOUSE GASEMISSIONS AND DEPENDENCE ON FOSSIL FUELS; SUPPORT KENDAL AND DISTRICT AS A TRANSITION TOWN E.G. BY ACTIVELY WORKING TO INCREASE ITS RESILIENCE AS A TOWN AND DISTRICT; RECENT PROJECTS HAVE INCLUDED PROMOTION OF CYCLING, ENERGY EFFICIENCY, LOCAL FOOD PRODUCTION. THERE IS A MIX OF EDUCATION AND CAMPAIGNING ACTIVITIES.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • The charity has received backing from several prominent grant makers recently and there are significant future grants due to be received
  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of gender and dynamic in terms of composition

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • This charity does not have a Conflict of Interests policy

Financial issues to consider:

  • A PartB annual return has not been required and so detailed financial information is not available from the online data
  • Income has been volatile recently and was significantly lower than spending in the latest year

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
31/12/23£38£73£-35n/an/an/an/an/a10
31/12/22£57£46£11n/an/an/an/an/a80
31/12/21£186£175£11n/an/an/an/an/a40
31/12/20£56£25£31n/an/an/an/an/a50
31/12/19£13£14£0n/an/an/an/an/a40
31/12/18£9£8£1£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/17*£2£9£-6£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/16£11£2£9£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/15£3£1£1£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/14£1£1£0£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/13£5£3£2£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/12£6£6£0£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/11£20£23£-3£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
Established: 13 years

www.slacc.org.uk

slaclimatechange@googlemail.com

07774561947

Charity Commission for England and WalesFacebookX
UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Education/Training
  • Environment/Conservation/Heritage
GiG Classification
  • Climate emergency
How it operates
  • Acts as an umbrella or resource body
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
Where it operates
  • Cumbria,
Who it helps
  • 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.

Major supporters in last 5 years
J J Charitable Trust£25,000
Mark Leonard Trust£25,000
National Lottery Community Fund£20,000
Cumbria Community Foundation£4,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
J J Charitable Trust - To challenge development of proposed coal mine in Cumbria through judicial review in the High Court
£15,000 07/05/2024
to challenge the development of a proposed coal mine in Cumbria through a judicial review in the High Court
Mark Leonard Trust - To challenge development of proposed coal mine in Cumbria through a judicial review in High Court
£15,000 07/05/2024
to challenge the development of a proposed coal mine in Cumbria through a judicial review in the High Court
National Lottery Community Fund - Developing Waste into Wellbeing
£10,000 14/07/2023
The organisation will further develop its ‘Waste into Wellbeing’ project which provides a range of services including a café lunch clubs for older people and a food larder. The project will ....more
Mark Leonard Trust - For its legal work in challenging the development of a coal mine in Cumbria
£10,000 09/01/2023
For its legal work in challenging the development of a coal mine in Cumbria
J J Charitable Trust - For its legal work in challenging the development of a coal mine in Cumbria
£10,000 09/01/2023
For its legal work in challenging the development of a coal mine in Cumbria
National Lottery Community Fund - Beyond Covid
£10,000 23/04/2021
The project will use the funding to employ a co-ordinator who will explore a more sustainable approach to securing the longevity of the group in Kendal and will help to re-establish its cafe which ....more
Cumbria Community Foundation - Waste into Wellbeing Food Distribution
£4,000 09/04/2020
2
Waste into Wellbeing Food Distribution
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (6)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split
Based on 5/6 persons

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 22/12/2010, number: 1139474
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Complaints policy and procedures
  • Financial reserves policy and procedures
  • Internal charity financial controls policy and procedures
  • Internal risk management policy and procedures
  • Safeguarding policy and procedures
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Serious incident reporting policy and procedures
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
13 returns made; AR17: 21 days late,
Main office

92 Stricklandgate
Kendal

Objectives

THE CHARITY'S OBJECTS ARE:1) TO PROMOTE FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PUBLIC THE CONSERVATION, PROTECTION AND IMPROVEMENT OF THE PHYSICAL AND NATURAL ENVIRONMENT.2) TO ADVANCE THE EDUCATION OF THE PUBLIC IN THE CONSERVATION, PROTECTION AND IMPROVEMENT OF THE PHYSICAL AND NATURAL ENVIRONMENT.

Defined Area of Benefit:

UNDEFINED. IN PRACTICE, LOCAL

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
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