Finance Score: 2
Governance Score: 9
Support Score: 9
  • Strong growth: +2
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +9
Overall GiG Score: 20 ?

BRISTOL NORTH WEST FOODBANK 

Working in Bristol NW we help to alleviate poverty through the provision of food parcels to those in crisis, in partnership with local care agencies who refer clients in crisis to us. As part of our service we signpost to other care agencies, advice services and support agencies to try and help alleviate the clients immediate crisis that is causing their need to use the Foodbank.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • The charity has received backing from multiple prominent grant makers recently
  • There has been strong growth in spending over the last 5 years
  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years
  • 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£604£604£0£0£553£4969.911113
31/03/22£684£518£166£0£545£3738.68100
31/03/21£711£417£294£0£369£36910.66100
31/03/20£271£268£3n/an/an/an/an/a90
31/03/19£184£148£36n/an/an/an/an/a60
31/03/18£132£136£-5£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/17£109£101£8£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/16£86£93£-7£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/15£92£86£7£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/14£66£51£15£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/13£57£38£19£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: 19%
Liabilities/Income: 22%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 90%
Reserves/Spending: 9.9 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 7 months
Quick Ratio: 3
Asset Split ?
Established: 12 years

https://www.bristolnorthwestfoodbank.org.uk/

office@bristolnwfoodbank.org.uk

01179235343

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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
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Bristol City,
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
Quartet Community Foundation£235,478
The Trussell Trust£163,616
Co-Operative Group£10,659
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Co-Operative Group - Grant to Bristol North West Foodbank
£3,404 21/10/2023
We want to buy boxes for our home delivery service and also supplement the purchase of fresh fruit and veg for our home deliveries.
Quartet Community Foundation - Grant to Bristol North West Foodbank
£1,000 19/10/2023
As directed by the donor not a specific project but general day to day spend on food purchase and supporting up to and over Christmas
Quartet Community Foundation - Grant to Bristol North West Foodbank
£1,500 02/06/2023
As directed by the donor towards debt advice.
Quartet Community Foundation - Grant to Bristol North West Foodbank
£10,000 10/01/2023
As directed by the donor towards debt advice.
Co-Operative Group - Grant to Bristol North West Foodbank
£3,203 22/10/2022
Our Homebank helps those in the community being moved into new accommodation due to domestic abuse and homelessness, who may have nothing to start a home.
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Bristol NW Foodbank
£5,000 11/10/2022
Emergency grant
Quartet Community Foundation - Grant to Bristol North West Foodbank
£1,950 07/06/2022
As directed by the donor towards debt advice.
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Bristol NW Foodbank
£155,250 31/03/2022
Specialist debt casework service through North Bristol Advice (2dpw); Generalist Adviser (4dpw)
Co-Operative Group - Grant to Bristol North West Foodbank
£4,053 23/10/2021
We are setting up a Space4Makers woodworking workshop to tackle social isolation.
Quartet Community Foundation - Space4Makers
£214,403 16/08/2021
Towards the Space4Makers community woodworking workshop in Avonmouth, providing training opportunities to young people. In memory of Luke Wheaton.
Quartet Community Foundation - Grant to Bristol North West Foodbank
£1,625 18/06/2021
As directed by the donor towards debt advice.
Quartet Community Foundation - Grant to Bristol North West Foodbank
£5,000 22/04/2020
Towards delivery of food, prioritising those waiting for universal credit
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Bristol North West Foodbank
£3,366 14/04/2020
CV emergency costs: salary costs
Quartet Community Foundation - Installation of a new kitchen to roll out our cookery and budgeting courses and for our volunteers to use
£3,900 24/12/2018
11
Towards the Foodbank kitchen refurbishment to enable community cookery and budget courses to run in North West Bristol.
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Bristol North West Foodbank
£28,213 17/12/2018
36
Specialist advice worker for food bank
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Bristol NW Foodbank
£28,213 12/12/2018
Specialist advice worker
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Bristol North West Foodbank
£3,612 31/10/2018
12
New food bank warehouse
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Bristol NW Foodbank
£3,612 31/10/2018
Warehouse equipment
Co-Operative Group - Grant to Bristol North West Foodbank
£6,170 29/11/2017
We are trying to raise £4365 to repair one of our food stores and replace shelving damaged by water.
Quartet Community Foundation - Food store rennovation
£5,000 25/01/2017
2
Toward the repair of water damage at the group's Avonmouth location.
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (8)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Age Range of Trustees: 43-71
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 18/06/2012, number: 1147727
  • Registered at Companies House on 30/05/2012, number: 08089474
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Bullying and harassment policy and procedures
  • Complaints handling
  • Complaints policy and procedures
  • Financial reserves policy and procedures
  • Internal charity financial controls policy and procedures
  • Internal risk management 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

Bristol North West Foodbank
St. Andrews Church
Avonmouth Road
BRISTOL
BS11 9EN

Objectives

THE PREVENTION AND RELIEF OF POVERTY IN PARTICULAR (BUT WITHOUT LIMITATION) IN THE NORTH WEST BRISTOL AREA, IN PARTICULAR (BUT WITHOUT LIMITATION) BY PROVIDING FOOD AND SUPPORT TO INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES FACING SHORT TERM TIMES OF CRISIS

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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