Finance Score: 3
Governance Score: -2
Support Score: 11
  • Good reserves management: +3
  • Narrow trustee age band: -2
  • Static board: -3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +11
Overall GiG Score: 12 ?

FAMILY GATEWAY 

Family Gateway is an award-winning North East charity that is committed to using local people to deliver enterprising community-led solutions to family and child poverty.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • Reserves management has been consistently within official guidelines
  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years
  • A significant proportion of recent income was derived from major grant makers including the Government and a Community Foundation
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of gender

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • The Board composition appears to be rather static and has little diversity in terms of age
Established: 12 years

www.familygateway.co.uk

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0191 209 0092

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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
31/03/23£885£847£38£0£622£2824277
31/03/22£1,198£1,145£53£0£584£38243335
31/03/21£987£835£152£0£531£3825.52715
31/03/20£827£805£22£0£379£2433.66135
31/03/19£956£864£93£0£358£28743850
31/03/18£762£695£67£0£265£2203.8280
31/03/17£606£574£32£0£198£1984.1230
31/03/16£567£515£52£0£166£1563.6210
31/03/15£424£424£-1£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/14£403£379£24£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/13£466£396£69£0£0£0n/a00

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 0%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 0%
Highest pay band: Less than £60,000
Liabilities/Assets: 23%
Liabilities/Income: 21%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 45%
Reserves/Spending: 4 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 7 months
Quick Ratio: 3.5
Asset Split ?
What it does
  • Economic/Community Development/Employment
  • Education/Training
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
Who works here?
  • 27 employees
  • 7 volunteers
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Other Defined Groups
  • The General Public/Mankind
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • North Tyneside, Northumberland, 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
Henry Smith Charity£147,600
The Segelman Trust£120,000
Mercer's Charitable Foundation£107,727
Trusthouse Charitable Foundation£97,510
Tudor Trust£96,800
Garfield Weston Foundation£78,500
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd£68,790
Virgin Money Foundation£68,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
National Lottery Community Fund - MH Engaging Holidays
£9,368 28/07/2023
The organisation working in collaboration with police and violence reduction unit in a hot spot policing area will provide a programme of diversionary youth provision holiday activities every school ....more
Sport England - Womens Wellbeing Group
£6,260 19/06/2023
This project will deliver weekly women-only multi-sports/physical activity sessions at Howdon Community Hub for 45 weeks. The award will support the purchase of equipment and the hire of a female ....more
Dulverton Trust - Family Gateway Core Grant
£30,000 07/06/2023
Family Gateway Core Grant
Mercer's Charitable Foundation - Grant to Family Gateway
£100,000 25/01/2023
Bridging family support work, fully utilising Barefoot Professional Model, with hub activities; to reduce risks of family breakdown by providing wrap-around whole family support
Co-Operative Group - Grant to Family Gateway
£3,527 23/10/2021
Our Family Entrepreneurs would continue to provide one-to-one support and small group activities for disadvantaged children to improve their mental health and educational attainment post-lockdown.
Trusthouse Charitable Foundation - Grant to Family Gateway
£97,510 21/10/2021
19% of salaries and running costs over 3-years to support additional young people and children on the edge of care in Southeast Northumberland.
The Greggs Foundation - Community Hub Programme
£15,000 29/07/2021
12
The Community Hubs programme aims to help build stronger, healthier communities by supporting local community organisations in the vicinity of a Greggs outlet to make a real difference in their ....more
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - A grant to Family Gateway
£10,000 24/06/2021
The organisation’s work supporting families in South Tyneside and Northumberland
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - the organisations charitable activities providing support to families in North Tyneside
£2,720 11/03/2021
the organisations charitable activities providing support to families in North Tyneside
Tudor Trust - Grant to Family Gateway
£2,000 06/01/2021
as an additional grant to support staff, volunteer and trustee wellbeing, to assist the organisation deliver its charitable purpose more effectively
The Segelman Trust - Grant to Family Gateway 
£120,000 09/12/2020
36
To  support salaries and core costs
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to Family Gateway
£147,600 08/12/2020
36
towards three years' continuation funding of the salary of two Family Entrepreneurs at a project providing support to hard to reach families with complex needs in North and South Tyneside.
Tudor Trust - Grant to Family Gateway
£90,000 05/12/2020
36
over three years as continuation funding towards core salary costs at a charity in the North East offering community-led support to families
BBC Children in Need - Grant to Family Gateway
£14,294 30/11/2020
This project will deliver one to one and group activities and homework clubs for children living in poverty with poor educational attainment and mental health due to Covid-19. This will result in ....more
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Extending the essential Free Family Meals service that has been operating through the Covid-19 pandemic
£9,516 27/11/2020
Extending the essential Free Family Meals service that has been operating through the Covid-19 pandemic
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - extending the essential Free Family Meals service that has been operating through the Covid-19 pandemic
£9,516 27/11/2020
extending the essential Free Family Meals service that has been operating through the Covid-19 pandemic
The Earl of Northampton's Charity - Covid-19 Key Fund Partnership - Response and Recovery Grant
£9,000 23/11/2020
12
Towards the purchase of a van that will deliver hot food to families living in poverty, as well as increase revenue to help the organisation to support more families in poverty.
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£2,000 30/10/2020
Weston Charity Award Bonus
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Unrestricted support for the charity's activities for children and young people in Tyne & Wear and Northumberland following Covid 19 outbreak
£5,644 09/07/2020
Unrestricted support for the charity's activities for children and young people in Tyne & Wear and Northumberland following Covid 19 outbreak
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - unrestricted support for the charity's activities for children and young people in Tyne & Wear and Northumberland following Covid 19 outbreak
£5,644 09/07/2020
unrestricted support for the charity's activities for children and young people in Tyne & Wear and Northumberland following Covid 19 outbreak
DCMS - Coronavirus Community Support Fund
£50,000 25/06/2020
"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
CAF - Grant to Family Gateway (formerly Tyne Gateway Trust)
£10,000 05/06/2020
3
Grant to Family Gateway (formerly Tyne Gateway Trust) to support the organisation through COVID19
The Clothworkers Foundation - Grant to Family Gateway
£1,460 18/05/2020
COVID19 : Purchase kitchen and catering equipment for a charity that works with vulnerable families and child poverty in Tyne and Wear
Garfield Weston Foundation - Multi-Year Grant (2 Years) award
£70,000 01/05/2020
Family Gateway Core Cost support
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Support for local residents in North and South Tyneside affected by the COVID-19 pandemic
£5,000 30/04/2020
Support for local residents in North and South Tyneside affected by the COVID-19 pandemic
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Creative resource packs for families to access online content during Covid 19
£750 30/04/2020
Creative resource packs for families to access online content during Covid 19
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - support for local residents in North and South Tyneside affected by the COVID-19 pandemic
£5,000 30/04/2020
support for local residents in North and South Tyneside affected by the COVID-19 pandemic
National Lottery Community Fund - COVID19 resilience
£9,930 24/04/2020
12
The funding will be used to develop and introduce more flexible ways of engaging with vulnerable service users during COVID-19. This will enable service users to engage in online group workshops and ....more
Virgin Money Foundation - Grant to Family Gateway
£20,000 17/04/2020
6
Grant to Family Gateway to support the orgnisation through COVID19.
Tudor Trust - Grant to Family Gateway (COVID19 Grant)
£2,000 16/04/2020
as emergency funding towards the costs of Family Gateway's meal delivery service in Newcastle during the Coronavirus lockdown
Tudor Trust - Grant to Family Gateway (COVID19 Grant)
£2,800 15/04/2020
12
as a development grant towards the costs of laptops so that frontline staff can remain in better contact with clients during the Coronavirus lockdown
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Stronger together - Year 2
£20,000 02/04/2020
Stronger together - Year 2
Mercer's Charitable Foundation - COVID19 Rapid Response Fund Grant to Family Gateway
£7,727 27/03/2020
12
To enable the organisation to deliver three family sized dinners each week to vulnerable families they support whose children are entitled to Free School Meals and where they are concerned about ....more
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Running costs for the 'Anxious Buddies' project, bringing small groups of women into sessions to help with anxiety
£5,000 12/03/2020
Running costs for the 'Anxious Buddies' project, bringing small groups of women into sessions to help with anxiety
Sport England - Getting Fit Through Play
£9,750 27/02/2020
18
Funding under Sport England's Small Grants funding programme for a Revenue project titled Getting Fit Through Play. This project lists its main activity as Exercise & Fitness
Masonic Trust - MCF Large Grant
£60,000 03/02/2020
Grant to support children and families in Newcastle who experience poverty and need support with multiple associated issues.
Co-Operative Group - Grant to Family Gateway
£3,956 15/11/2019
We need tools, play equipment and consumables to develop a Dad's Shed project for isolated and disadvantaged young dads and their children.
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - Delivering youth social action programme in North Tyneside
£4,966 18/10/2019
Delivering youth social action programme in North Tyneside
Virgin Money Foundation - Grant to Family Gateway
£48,000 15/10/2019
24
Family Gateway is an innovative child poverty charity that works with families in need of support in North and South Tyneside, parts of Northumberland and in Newcastle. It has recently taken over the ....more
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£6,500 31/05/2019
WCA Winner 2019-2020 Cohort
National Lottery Community Fund - Howdon Hub for the community
£10,000 09/05/2019
12
The pilot project will provide a range of activities including; a 'fifties' club with trips and activities, a luncheon club with guest speakers, short films for older people at risk of isolation and ....more
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - 'Pay It Forward' for women's health projetct.
£5,000 09/05/2019
'Pay It Forward' for women's health projetct.
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - Salary and on-costs of two Family Entrepreneurs supporting families in North and South Tyneside - Yr3
£25,000 01/04/2019
Salary and on-costs of two Family Entrepreneurs supporting families in North and South Tyneside - Yr3
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - Core and salary costs.
£20,000 01/04/2019
Core and salary costs.
Garfield Weston Foundation - WAF award
£60,000 05/10/2018
Development of the Family Gateway Family and Community Enterprise Hub - refurbishment of main area and creation of the Enterprise Space
Virgin Money Foundation - Grant to Family Gateway
£45,993 13/07/2018
12
Grant to give the Barefoot Buddies, young people who have been supported by Family Gateway, the opportunity to give back by designing and delivering social action projects to benefit their wider ....more
Mercer's Charitable Foundation - Grant to Family Gateway
£96,881 04/07/2018
48
Family Gateway Enterprises - Development of the Family and Community Enterprise Hub
Sport England - Tackling Family Inactivity
£93,256 04/07/2018
35
Funding under Sport England's Tackling Inactivity and Economic Disadvantage funding programme for a Revenue project titled Tackling Family Inactivity. This project lists its main activity as Multi ....more
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - Barefoot Buddies
£5,000 31/05/2018
Barefoot Buddies
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - Holiday activities for disadvantaged children
£2,500 29/05/2018
Holiday activities for disadvantaged children
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£50,000 26/04/2018
Family Gateway Barefoot Professional project
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - The Exchange Project
£5,000 28/03/2018
The Exchange Project
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - The Exchange Project
£5,000 28/03/2018
The Exchange Project
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Young Buds - gardening and environmental project
£2,500 20/02/2018
Young Buds - gardening and environmental project
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Salary and on-costs of two Family Entrepreneurs supporting families in North and South Tyneside - Yr1
£25,000 17/10/2017
Salary and on-costs of two Family Entrepreneurs supporting families in North and South Tyneside - Yr1
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Troubled Teens and Barefoot Buddies
£9,854 19/07/2017
Troubled Teens and Barefoot Buddies
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Young peoples intergenerational social action volunteering project
£5,000 15/06/2017
Young peoples intergenerational social action volunteering project
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Holiday and out of school activities for disadvantaged children
£3,500 13/06/2017
Holiday and out of school activities for disadvantaged children
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to Tyne Gateway Trust
£75,000 08/06/2017
36
towards three years' salaries of two Family Entrepreneurs at a project providing support to hard to reach families with complex needs in Tyneside
National Lottery Community Fund - Howdon Family and Community Enterprise Hub development
£9,600 11/04/2017
12
The project will carry out a feasibility study and community consultation to develop their newly acquired community centre into a Family and Community Enterprise Hub. Community engagement sessions ....more
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Towards Be Your Best Project
£3,500 07/03/2017
Towards Be Your Best Project
Tudor Trust - Grant to Tyne Gateway Trust
£112,000 27/01/2017
36
over three years towards the salary of a programme manager at a charity in the North East focusing on community-led solutions to child poverty
National Lottery Community Fund - Improving Futures in Northumberland
£418,946 11/01/2017
36
This is a continuation and expansion of a current project delivered by Tyne Gateway Trust in North and South Tyneside. The group will replicate and build upon their existing work in Wansbeck and ....more
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Towards Breaking the cycle of poverty for 'Troubled Teenagers'
£9,000 13/01/2016
Towards Breaking the cycle of poverty for 'Troubled Teenagers'
National Lottery Community Fund - Tyne Gateway - Extending the Reach
£180,000 03/12/2015
24
Tyne Gateway - Extending the Reach
Virgin Money Foundation - Grant to Tyne Gateway Trust
£35,000 20/11/2015
12
Grant to fund the development of a social enterprise incubator unit to create jobs for parents and young people in South East Northumberland
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Towards Surf school with family support
£5,000 10/11/2015
Towards Surf school with family support
National Lottery Community Fund - Lads and Dads
£424,268 03/11/2014
36
Not Available
Northern Rock Foundation - Grant awarded to Tyne Gateway Trust (Tyne & Wear)
£2,500 15/06/2012
Towards support to develop a business plan.
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How is it governed?

Trustees (5)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Age Range of Trustees: 61-68
  • JOHN MUSSON Appointed: 2011, Occupation: Director Of Housing
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 27/10/2011, number: 1144453
  • Registered at Companies House on 29/03/2011, number: 07583330
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
  • Investment
  • 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
11 returns made; all on time
Main office

Family Gateway
Howdon Community Centre
Denbigh Avenue
WALLSEND
Tyne And Wear
NE28 0PP

Objectives

THE CHARITY'S OBJECTS (THE OBJECTS) ARE SOECIFICALLY RESTRICTED TO THE FOLLOWING:1. THE PREVENTION AND RELIEF OF CHILD POVERTY THROUGH THE PROMOTION OF PARENTAL EMPLOYMENT AND THE PROVISION OF ASSISTANCE TO PARENTS AND YOUNG PEOPLE SEEKING EMPLOYMENT ACROSS THE UK.2. THE ADVANCEMENT OF EDUCATION THROUGH PROVIDING, OR ASSISTING IN THE PROVISION OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING FOR PARENTS AND YOUNG PEOPLE ACROSS THE UK TO DEVELOP THEIR POTENTIAL TO BECOME EMPLOYED.3 TO DEVELOP THE CAPACITY AND SKILLS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOCIALLY AND ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED COMMUNITIES OF NORTH AND SOUTH TYNESIDE IN SUCH A WAY THAT THEY ARE BETTER ABLE TO IDENTIFY, AND HELP MEET, THEIR NEEDS AND TO PARTICIPATE MORE FULLY IN SOCIETY.4 TO PROMOTE SOCIAL INCLUSION FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT BY PREVENTING PEOPLE FROM BECOMING SOCIALLY EXCLUDED, RELIEVING THE NEEDS OF THOSE PEOPLE WHO ARE SOCIALLY EXCLUDED AND ASSISTING THEM TO INTEGRATE INTO SOCIETY. FOR THE PURPOSE OF THIS CLAUSE ‘SOCIALLY EXCLUDED’ MEANS BEING EXCLUDED FROM SOCIETY, OR PARTS OF SOCIETY, AS A RESULT OF ONE OF MORE OF THE FOLLOWING FACTORS: UNEMPLOYMENT; FINANCIAL HARDSHIP; YOUTH OR OLD AGE; ILL HEALTH (PHYSICAL OR MENTAL); SUBSTANCE ABUSE OR DEPENDENCY INCLUDING ALCOHOL AND DRUGS; DISCRIMINATION ON THE GROUNDS OF SEX, RACE, DISABILITY, ETHNIC ORIGIN, RELIGION, BELIEF, CREED, SEXUAL ORIENTATION OR GENDER RE-ASSIGNMENT; POOR EDUCATIONAL OR SKILLS ATTAINMENT; RELATIONSHIP AND FAMILY BREAKDOWN; POOR HOUSING (THAT IS HOUSING THAT DOES NOT MEET BASIC HABITABLE STANDARDS; CRIME (EITHER AS A VICTIM OF CRIME OR AS AN OFFENDER REHABILITATING INTO SOCIETY).

Defined Area of Benefit:

UNDEFINED. IN PRACTICE, LOCAL.

Data Sources

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