Finance Score: 2
Governance Score: -1
Support Score: 6
  • Strong growth: +2
  • No PartB
  • Only 4 Trustees: -1
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • All male board: -3
  • Grant maker support: +6
Overall GiG Score: 7 ?

REAL DEAL PLUS LIMITED 

We support vulnerable people by offering a place of care and refuge, a listening ear, companionship and direct practical help. We provide alcohol, drug and relationship counselling and supply furniture, clothing and food parcels to those in need. We plan to implement a youth programme and a range of directed programmes around independent life skills, employability, sport and positive self-esteem.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • There has been strong growth in spending over the last 5 years, despite a decline more recently
  • 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 and there are significant future grants due to be received

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • There are only 4 trustees
  • The Board is completely male

Financial issues to consider:

  • A PartB annual return has not been required and so detailed financial information is not available from the online data
Established: 12 years

www.realdealplus.org.uk

kath.falcus@realdealplus.org.uk

01670816649

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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
31/12/22£188£154£34n/an/an/an/an/a14
31/12/21£166£154£12n/an/an/an/an/a12
31/12/20£219£67£152n/an/an/an/an/a13
31/12/19£230£200£30n/an/an/an/an/a22
31/12/18£88£74£13£0£0£0n/a026
31/12/17£91£91£1£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/16£122£108£14£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/15£81£65£16£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/14*£38£29£9£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/13*£1£1£0£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/12*£2£1£1£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
What it does
  • Accommodation/Housing
  • Disability
  • Economic/Community Development/Employment
  • Education/Training
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • Other Charitable Purposes
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
Who works here?
  • 14 volunteers
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Elderly/Old People
  • Other Defined Groups
  • People With Disabilities
How it operates
  • Other charitable activities
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides human resources
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Gateshead, Newcastle Upon Tyne City, 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
National Lottery Community Fund£159,298
County Durham Community Foundation£10,000
Sport England£7,220
CAF£6,500
Co-Operative Group£4,612
The Coalfields Regeneration Trust£2,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
County Durham Community Foundation - Accessibility for all
£10,000 29/03/2023
To p[provide accessibility for all.
National Lottery Community Fund - Ashington Life Centre
£159,298 16/03/2022
24
The funding will be used over two years to covering the salaries to run the Ashington Life Centre in Northumberland which supports people affected by homelessness poverty unemployment and also ....more
The Coalfields Regeneration Trust - Real Deal Plus Limited
£2,000 21/10/2021
We will use the funding to support the purchase of food items for our on-site food bank (buy ingredients for food parcels and families in crisis) and hot meal program - to buy ingredients for healthy ....more
Co-Operative Group - Grant to Ashington Life Centre
£4,612 24/10/2020
We will support the homeless and most vulnerable members of our community to help improve their qualify of life and wellbeing.
Sport England - The Real Deal Sports Programme
£7,220 03/09/2020
8
Funding under Sport England's Small Grants funding programme for a Revenue project titled The Real Deal Sports Programme. This project is a Multi Sports project, with a focus on younger beneficiaries.
CAF - Grant to Real Deal Plus Ltd
£6,500 29/05/2020
3
Grant to Real Deal Plus Ltd to support the organisation through COVID19
National Lottery Community Fund - Ashington Life Centre
£330,693 22/11/2018
36
Ashington Life Centre
Co-Operative Group - Grant to Real Deal Plus
£3,111 19/11/2018
Funding will help us to extend our support services and cover our operating costs to enable our centre to function.
County Durham Community Foundation - Welcome, come inside
£10,000 07/07/2016
Towards upgrading the outside of the building.
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (4)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Age Range of Trustees: 46-77
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 28/08/2012, number: 1148731
  • Registered at Companies House on 19/12/2011, number: 07886315
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Complaints handling
  • Conflicting interests
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
11 returns made; AR14: 25 days late, AR13: 77 days late, AR12: 272 days late,
Recent reorganisation events:
  • Asset transfer in from THE INGLEBY CHARITABLE TRUST on 05/01/2024
Main office

29 Leander Avenue
CHOPPINGTON
Northumberland
NE62 5AX

Objectives

RELIEF OF HOMELESS AND OTHER PERSONS WHO ARE IN NEED, HARDSHIP OR DISTRESS, IN PARTICULAR (WITHOUT LIMITATION) THROUGH THE PROMOTION AND PROVISION OF SUPPORTED ACCOMMODATION, THE PROVISION OF RESPITE, EDUCATION, TRAINING, INFORMATION AND ADVICE FOR SUCH PERSONS BY PROVIDING FACILITIES WHICH WILL LEAD TO SELF-RELIANCE AND INDEPENDENT LIVING WITHIN THE COMMUNITY.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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