Finance Score: 5
Governance Score: 9
Support Score: 12
  • Strong growth: +2
  • Fundraising costs low: +3
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +12
Overall GiG Score: 26 ?

EASTBOURNE FOODBANK 

Prevention and relief of poverty in Eastbourne, East Sussex and the surrounding area by providing items and services to individuals in need which they would not otherwise afford through lack of means.This is achieved mainly through the provision of 3 days food, clothing & signposting to services.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • There has been strong growth in spending over the last 5 years
  • There have been no 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 including the Government
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of age and gender and dynamic in terms of composition

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • One or more trustees receive benefits from the charity
  • Over half the Board have joined recently

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
31/12/23£1,073£978£96£6£953£7849.615185
31/12/22£1,117£950£167£4£857£6818.614130
31/12/21£732£635£97£3£690£582119130
31/12/20£815£543£273£4£525£48110.68130
31/12/19£440£419£21n/an/an/an/an/a160
31/12/18£331£313£18£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/17£181£131£50£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/16£220£132£87£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/15£138£120£18£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/14£65£57£8£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/13£82£32£50£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: 22%
Liabilities/Income: 26%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 82%
Reserves/Spending: 9.6 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 5 months
Quick Ratio: 2
Asset Split ?
Established: 12 years

www.eastbourne.foodbank.org.uk

info@eastbourne.foodbank.org.uk

01323409925

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UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
GiG Classification
  • Community food services
How it operates
  • Provides human resources
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • East Sussex,
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£946,273
National Lottery Community Fund£880,599
Sussex Community Foundation£60,000
DCMS£58,920
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Sussex Community Foundation - Grant to Eastbourne Food Bank
£60,000 19/10/2022
Funding was provided towards the salary of the Warehouse and Distribution Manager, which is a key role in the organisation.
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Eastbourne Foodbank
£5,000 11/10/2022
Emergency grant
National Lottery Community Fund - Eastbourne Foodbank - Changing lives
£496,962 23/09/2022
This funding will be used by Eastbourne Foodbank to provide emergency food and qualified financial inclusion work to thousands of people in the Eastbourne area. The funding will cover six of the ....more
Masonic Trust - MCF Matched Funding
£5,000 02/12/2021
Unrestricted matched funding in partnership with the local masonic province
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Eastbourne Foodbank
£671,436 05/10/2021
CEO, Comms officer, pastoral worker, debt officer, OLM manager
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Eastbourne Foodbank
£106,770 01/06/2021
24
FT in-house welfare benefits advisor, for 2 years (subsequently amended to 3 years)
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Eastbourne Foodbank
£34,800 11/03/2021
Learning lead
DCMS - Coronavirus Community Support Fund
£58,920 05/08/2020
"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
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Eastbourne Foodbank
£5,000 20/05/2020
CV emergency costs: food purchase, packaging, premises costs
National Lottery Community Fund - Eastbourne Foodbank - Further 3 years
£383,637 20/09/2019
58
Eastbourne Foodbank - Further 3 years
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Eastbourne Foodbank
£61,633 25/06/2019
36
New Warehouse manager & Advocacy worker
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Eastbourne Foodbank
£61,633 25/06/2019
New Warehouse manager & Advocacy worker
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Eastbourne Foodbank
£4,858 15/05/2019
12
Racking
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Eastbourne Foodbank
£4,858 15/05/2019
Racking
National Lottery Community Fund - 'Money Life' debt project
£35,150 01/02/2019
12
'Money Life' debt project
National Lottery Community Fund - Extending the services of foodbank
£9,976 24/01/2019
12
The project will use funding to improve IT capabilities to enable reliable management of the service and to comply with GDPR regulations.
Sussex Community Foundation - Grant to Eastbourne Food Bank
£5,000 20/11/2017
24
Eastbourne Foodbank provide 3 days emergency food to individuals & families in crisis. Funding was provided to support the establishment of two satellite food banks in deprived areas where they ....more
Co-Operative Group - Grant to Eastbourne Foodbank
£4,853 04/08/2017
Our 'More Than Food' sessions give hope, love, direction & practical help to vulnerable people who don't know where else to turn to.
National Lottery Community Fund - Eastbourne Food Bank meeting the needs of our local community
£412,621 28/07/2014
60
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (9)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Age Range of Trustees: 47-77
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 26/11/2012, number: 1149902
  • Registered at Companies House on 20/11/2012, number: 08300396
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • 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
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding policy and procedures
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Serious incident reporting policy and procedures
  • Trustee conflicts of interest policy and procedures
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
11 returns made; all on time
Recent reorganisation events:
  • Asset transfer in from WINNING HOPE MINISTRIES INTERNATIONAL on 13/11/2023
Main office

Unit 3
55 Brampton Road
Eastbourne
BN22 9AF

Objectives

THE CHARITY'S OBJECTS'(OBJECTS)FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT ARE THE PREVENTION OR RELIEF OF POVERTY IN EASTBOURNE,EAST SUSSEX AND THE SURROUNDING AREAS BY PROVIDING ITEMS AND SERVICES TO INDIVIDUALS IN NEED WHICH THEY WOULD NOT OTHERWISE AFFORD THROUGH LACK OF MEANS AND TO FULFIL SUCH OTHER PURPOSES WHICH ARE EXCLUSIVELY CHARITABLE ACCORDING TO THE LAW OF ENGLAND AND WALES AND ARE CONNECTED WITH THE CHARITABLE WORK OF THE CHARITY.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
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