Finance Score: 5
Governance Score: 9
Support Score: 7
  • Strong growth: +2
  • Fundraising costs low: +3
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +7
Overall GiG Score: 21 ?

COMMUNITY ACTION NORTHUMBERLAND 

Our roles and activities include:The provision of advice, information, training, encouragement and other forms of support to community groups and voluntary organisations. Encouraging networking, co-operation and mutual support between voluntary and community organisations. Ensuring that the needs and opinions of communities and voluntary organisations are understood by decision-makers.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • There has been strong growth in spending over the last 5 years
  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years
  • Fundraising costs are unusually low relative to funds raised
  • 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

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£732£744£-12£5£263£1923.11740
31/03/22£516£530£-13£5£275£17741540
31/03/21£450£416£34n/an/an/an/an/a40
31/03/20£410£334£77n/an/an/an/an/a40
31/03/19£335£329£6n/an/an/an/an/a40
31/03/18£326£267£60£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/17£220£213£7£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/16£200£219£-19£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/15£188£210£-22£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/14£308£304£5£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/13£316£308£8£0£0£0n/a00

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 0.7%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 0.7%
Highest pay band: Less than £60,000
Liabilities/Assets: 45%
Liabilities/Income: 30%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 73%
Reserves/Spending: 3.1 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 4 months
Quick Ratio: 1.4
Asset Split ?
Established: 13 years

http://www.ca-north.org.uk/

info@ca-north.org.uk

01670517178

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UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • General Charitable Purposes
GiG Classification
  • Practical support, advice & companionship
How it operates
  • Acts as an umbrella or resource body
  • Makes Grants to Organisations
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides human resources
  • Provides services
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
Where it operates
  • Northumberland,
Who it helps
  • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies
  • 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
National Lottery Community Fund£2,224,925
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland£57,950
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd£51,135
DCMS£9,900
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Woodward Charitable Trust - Towards a summer play scheme
£750 05/06/2023
Summer Play Scheme
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - Grant to Community Action Northumberland
£10,000 16/03/2023
Capacity building support for third sector organisations in rural northumberland
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - Grant to Community Action Northumberland
£5,000 01/03/2023
General charitable purposes
National Lottery Community Fund - Community Spaces Partnership
£1,510,000 21/12/2022
This funding will be used to support village halls and community spaces across rural Durham Cumbria and Northumberland to ensure this critical asset network is sustainable for current and future ....more
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - Grant to Community Action Northumberland
£5,000 21/07/2022
Towards the organisations charitable activities in northumberland
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - A grant to Community Action Northumberland
£9,950 31/03/2022
Running costs to provide a detailed energy advice to all households within Eglingham Parish
National Lottery Community Fund - Village Halls Round Three
£320,000 16/02/2022
The project will use the funding to continue developing and improving a number of village halls across rural Northumberland. This aims to reduce isolation and provide safe and accessible spaces for ....more
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - A grant to Community Action Northumberland
£3,000 21/10/2021
Supporting the charity's work linked to employability support
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - The organisation’s work to address the support needs of rural communities in Northumberland arising from the COVID-19 pandemic
£20,000 10/06/2021
The organisation’s work to address the support needs of rural communities in Northumberland arising from the COVID-19 pandemic
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - A grant to Community Action Northumberland
£20,000 10/06/2021
The organisation’s work to address the support needs of rural communities in Northumberland arising from the COVID-19 pandemic
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - The support of people in rural Northumberland in light of Covid-19
£9,990 06/10/2020
The support of people in rural Northumberland in light of Covid-19
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - the support of people in rural Northumberland in light of Covid-19
£9,900 06/10/2020
the support of people in rural Northumberland in light of Covid-19
DCMS - VSCE CMC Fund
£9,900 02/10/2020
NET, Comic Relief and Children in Need will use this funding to provide: increased support to vulnerable people and hidden groups, thus reducing the burden on public services; reach local grassroots ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Rural Northumberland Community Hubs
£64,925 20/07/2020
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This project will use its funding to directly build on and support all the existing activities and services provided through Northumberland’s Village Halls.
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Additional charitable expenditure incurred in Supporting charities and other community organisations during the COVID-19 pandemic, and providing Support to individuals affected by the outbreak’
£5,000 30/04/2020
Additional charitable expenditure incurred in Supporting charities and other community organisations during the COVID-19 pandemic, and providing Support to individuals affected by the outbreak’
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - additional charitable expenditure incurred in supporting charities and other community organisations during the COVID-19 pandemic, and providing support to individuals affected by the outbreak’
£5,000 30/04/2020
additional charitable expenditure incurred in supporting charities and other community organisations during the COVID-19 pandemic, and providing support to individuals affected by the outbreak’
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Support for the Covid19 crisis response work in Coquetdale
£1,245 02/04/2020
Support for the Covid19 crisis response work in Coquetdale
National Lottery Community Fund - Village Halls Round Two
£330,000 17/12/2019
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The funding will provide essential support to 12 village halls in rural Northumberland, including structural repairments, improving facilities or increasing community activity. The aim is to ensure ....more
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - Warm Hubs Food Project
£5,000 19/06/2019
Warm Hubs Food Project
National Lottery Community Fund - Northumberland Village Halls
£465,520 23/01/2019
36
The project supports the rural communities of Northumberland with village halls at the core of their activities. The project acts as a hub for multiple local services and hosting community ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Energy Vulnerability Support for Northumberland
£9,749 03/05/2018
12
The group will deliver a pilot project of fuel energy advice, and support to vulnerable residents and families at risk of fuel poverty. This will involve home visits from an experienced energy ....more
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (9)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split
Based on 8/9 persons

Age Range of Trustees:
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 09/11/2011, number: 1144604
  • Registered at Companies House on 11/10/2011, number: 07805401
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
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
  • 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

Uniun Enterprise Building
Front Street
Pegswood
Morpeth
NE61 6UF

Objectives

1) TO PROMOTE ALL OR ANY PURPOSES FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE COMMUNITY IN THE COUNTY OF NORTHUMBERLAND WHICH NOW OR HEREAFTER MAY BE DEEMED BY LAW TO BE CHARITABLE.2) TO PROMOTE AND ORGANISE CO-OPERATION IN THE ACHIEVEMENT OF THE ABOVE PURPOSES AND TO THAT END TO BRING TOGETHER REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATUTORY AUTHORITIES AND VOLUNTARY ORGANISATIONS ENGAGED IN THE FURTHERANCE OF THE ABOVE PURPOSES WITHIN THE AREA OF BENEFIT.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
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