Finance Score: 2
Governance Score: 1
Support Score: 14
  • Strong growth: +2
  • No PartB
  • Only 3 Trustees: -2
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Large volunteers +3
  • Grant maker support: +11
Overall GiG Score: 17 ?

BOURNEMOUTH FOODBANK 

The relief of financial hardship among people living or working in Bournemourth, Dorset and surrounding area by holding stocks of food and giving food to those who are seen as needy
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has been successful in attracting volunteers relative to its size
  • There has been strong growth in spending over the last 5 years
  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years
  • A significant proportion of recent income was derived from major grant makers

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • There are only 3 trustees
  • Over half the Board have joined recently

Financial issues to consider:

  • A PartB annual return has not been required and so detailed financial information is not available from the online data

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
30/09/23£364£324£40n/an/an/an/an/a160
30/09/22£266£383£-116n/an/an/an/an/a200
30/09/21£203£130£73n/an/an/an/an/a130
30/09/20£192£124£68n/an/an/an/an/a388
30/09/19£72£76£-4n/an/an/an/an/a300
30/09/18£104£58£45£0£0£0n/a00
30/09/17£43£56£-13£0£0£0n/a00
30/09/16£71£50£21£0£0£0n/a00
30/09/15£28£41£-13£0£0£0n/a00
30/09/14£46£35£11£0£0£0n/a00
30/09/13£44£35£9£0£0£0n/a00
30/09/12£43£32£11£0£0£0n/a00

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

www.bournemouth.foodbank.org.uk

MANAGER@BOURNEMOUTH.FOODBANK.ORG.UK

01202394505

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UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
GiG Classification
  • Community food services
How it operates
  • Makes Grants to Individuals
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
Where it operates
  • Bournemouth, Dorset,
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
The Trussell Trust£321,280
Dorset Community Foundation£25,000
National Lottery Community Fund£14,980
DCMS£9,600
Co-Operative Group£5,286
Trusthouse Charitable Foundation£5,000
Crisis UK£5,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Bournemouth Foodbank
£80,428 29/11/2023
FI and referral pathways project or role FT (TBC), Strategic P'ships and referrals capacity 9 hpw, Office manager 14 hpw
Co-Operative Group - Grant to Bournemouth Foodbank
£2,453 21/10/2023
No one in our community should face hunger. We provide 3 days' nutritionally balanced emergency food, and offer support to local people in crisis who are referred to us by support agencies.
National Lottery Community Fund - Community Canteen
£9,750 16/06/2023
The funding will be used to create a community canteen where they will provide food in a social setting for families in the deprived area. The project aims to build stronger community connections and ....more
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Bournemouth Foodbank
£33,500 29/03/2023
Hub Development Coordinator (16hpw, 2 yrs), direct emp costs
Dorset Community Foundation - Grant to Bournemouth Foodbank
£7,500 06/12/2022
Vouchers for hot meals at the Foodbank Cafe
Dorset Community Foundation - Grant to Bournemouth Foodbank
£3,000 01/12/2022
To support the community cafe at Bournemouth Foodbank to provide hot meals and a warm place for those facing poverty
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Bournemouth Foodbank
£12,000 17/11/2022
Emergency grant
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Bournemouth Foodbank
£5,000 14/10/2022
Emergency grant
The Grocers' Charity - 2022-Bundles That Love - Bournemouth Foodbank
£3,500 22/06/2022
Towards core costs supporting struggling families with babies and young children in Bournemouth, a high deprivation area. The charity offers free baby clothes, essential baby items, maternity wear ....more
Dorset Community Foundation - Grant to Bournemouth Foodbank
£7,000 21/06/2022
Contributions to food stock and core costs for core activities of charity providing crisis food parcels
Dorset Community Foundation - Grant to Bournemouth Foodbank
£7,500 07/12/2021
Core costs for charity running a food pantry, offering low cost food for members, who are facing poverty
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Bournemouth Foodbank
£86,072 06/12/2021
Marketing and Comms Manager
National Lottery Community Fund - Bundles That Love
£5,230 12/11/2021
The organisation will use the funding to develop a community space to support families in hardship or experiencing child poverty. They will run toddler sessions mother and child groups to address ....more
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Bournemouth Foodbank
£28,191 07/05/2021
kitchen, meeting spaces, training rooms
Trusthouse Charitable Foundation - Grant to Bournemouth FoodBank
£5,000 02/02/2021
9% as running costs for a foodbank in Bournemouth
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Bournemouth Foodbank
£5,000 07/10/2020
CV emergency costs: premises costs
DCMS - Coronavirus Community Support Fund
£9,600 15/06/2020
"The fund aims to:1) To reduce closures of essential charities that provide essential services to vulnerable groups during the COVID-19 crisis by ensuring they have the financial resources to ....more
Crisis UK - Grant to Bournemouth Foodbank
£5,000 30/04/2020
Funding for additional food stocks to meet increased demand
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Bournemouth Foodbank
£5,000 03/04/2020
CV emergency costs: salary costs
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Bournemouth Foodbank
£3,446 11/02/2020
New foodbank centre set up
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Bournemouth Foodbank
£3,446 11/02/2020
New foodbank centre set up
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Bournemouth Foodbank
£29,598 10/12/2019
24
office manager + IT kit
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Bournemouth Foodbank
£29,598 10/12/2019
office manager + IT kit
Co-Operative Group - Grant to Bournemouth Foodbank
£2,833 15/11/2019
We would like to run a holiday club for families in Boscombe to tackle hunger and isolation during the school holidays.
National Lottery Community Fund - Street Support
£10,000 03/05/2018
12
The funding will be used to develop an information system to help homeless people identify places where they can get support. The system will also give local people and organisations the opportunity ....more
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (3)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 18/08/2011, number: 1143446
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
  • Social media policy and procedures
  • Trustee conflicts of interest policy and procedures
  • Trustee expenses policy and procedures
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
12 returns made; all on time
Main office

118 Haviland Rd
Bournemouth
DORSET
BH7 6HW

Objectives

A) THE RELIEF OF FINANCIAL HARDSHIP AMONG PEOPLE LIVING OR WORKING IN BOURNEMOUTH ,DORSET,AND SURROUNDING AREA, BY PROVIDING SUCH PERSONS WITH FOOD AND OTHER RELIEF WHICH THEY COULD NOT OTHERWISE AFFORD THROUGH LACK OF RESOURCES.B) TO RELIEVE AND PREVENT POVERTY, THROUGH UNDERTAKING AND SUPPORTING RESEARCH INTO FACTORS THAT CONTRIBUTE TO POVERTY AND THE MOST APPRPRIATE WAYS TO MITIGATE THESE

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
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