Finance Score: -1
Governance Score: -4
Support Score: 3
  • Reasonable growth: +1
  • Multiple Deficits: -2
  • No PartB
  • Only 4 Trustees: -1
  • Static board: -3
  • Grant maker support: +3
Overall GiG Score: -2 ?

WENSUM SPORTS CENTRE CHARITABLE ASSOCIATION 

This charity runs a local sports centre which incorporates a 5 court sports hall , two squash courts and a multi purpose community area . An attached car park is used to support the aims and targets of the charity. Various activities are promoted including , badminton, squash, football, handball, short tennis , table tennis, short matt bowls, dance, art workshop, community activities .
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • The charity has received modest backing from a grant maker recently
  • There has been reasonable growth in spending over the last 3 years relative to the previous period

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • There are only 4 trustees
  • The Board composition appears to be rather static

Financial issues to consider:

  • A PartB annual return has not been required and so detailed financial information is not available from the online data
  • On several occasions in recent years income has been less than spending

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£208£232£-25n/an/an/an/an/a8
31/03/22£184£174£10n/an/an/an/an/a12
31/03/21£108£124£-16n/an/an/an/an/a11
31/03/20£193£197£-5n/an/an/an/an/a11
31/03/19£292£154£139n/an/an/an/an/a14
31/03/18£148£131£17£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/17£152£125£27£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/16£140£101£39£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/15£136£99£37£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/14£131£67£65£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
Established: 11 years

www.wensumsports.com

wensumsports@yahoo.co.uk

01603702442

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UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Amateur Sport
  • Recreation
GiG Classification
  • Other facilities management and maintenance
How it operates
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Norfolk,
Who it helps
  • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies
  • Other Defined Groups
  • The General Public/Mankind
Who works here?
  • Unknown number of employees
  • 8 volunteers

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
Sport England£28,000
Department for Work and Pensions£12,473
Virgin Money Foundation£1,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Department for Work and Pensions - VCCA LIMMITED
£3,702 01/04/2022
The Kickstart Scheme provides funding to employers to create jobs for 16 to 24 year olds on Universal Credit.
Department for Work and Pensions - VCCA
£8,770 01/04/2021
The Kickstart Scheme provides funding to create new jobs for 16 to 24 year olds on Universal Credit who are at risk of long term unemployment.
Sport England - COVID-19 Return to Play
£28,000 08/03/2021
4
Funding under Sport England's Return to Play - Community Asset Fund funding programme for a Capital project titled COVID-19 Return to Play. This project lists its main activity as Multi Sports
Virgin Money Foundation - Grant to Wensum Sports Centre
£1,000 28/08/2019
Wensum Sports Centre is a voluntary based charity which offers a wide range of activities to help fulfil the needs of the local community. The award was used to purchase mats to protect the gym ....more
Sport England - Replacement Roof in Sports Hall
£50,000 14/12/2017
Funding under Sport England's Community Asset Fund funding programme for a Capital project titled 'Replacement Roof in Sports Hall'. This project lists its main activity as Multi Sports. This funding ....more
Sport England - Replacement Roof in Sports Hall
£50,000 14/12/2017
14
Funding under Sport England's Community Asset Fund funding programme for a Capital project titled Replacement Roof in Sports Hall. This project lists its main activity as Multi Sports
DCMS - ALB-Replacement Roof in Sports Hall
£50,000 14/12/2017
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (4)
Current Trustees appointed

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 10/12/2012, number: 1150110
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
  • Trustee conflicts of interest policy and procedures
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
10 returns made; all on time
Main office

14 STANLEY AVENUE
NORWICH
NR7 0BE

Objectives

THE CHARITY'S OBJECTS (OBJECTS) ARE SPECIFICALLY RESTRICTED TO THE FOLLOWING:TO PROMOTE THE BENEFIT OF THE INHABITANTS WITHOUT DISTINCTION OF SEX, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, AGE, DISABILITY, NATIONALITY, RACE OR OF POLITICAL, RELIGIOUS OR OTHER OPINIONS, BY ASSOCIATING TOGETHER THE SAID INHABITANTS AND THE STATUTORY AUTHORITIES, VOLUNTARY AND OTHER ORGANISATIONS IN A COMMON EFFORT TO ADVANCE EDUCATION AND TO PROVIDE FACILITIES IN THE INTERESTS OF SOCIAL WELFARE FOR RECREATION AND LEISURE-TIME OCCUPATION WITH THE OBJECT OF IMPROVING THE CONDITIONS OF LIFE FOR THE SAID INHABITANTS;IN FURTHERANCE OF THIS THE CHARITY WILL ESTABLISH AND MAINTAIN A SPORTS AND LEISURE CENTRE FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE COMMUNITY OF NORWICH AND THE SURROUNDING AREA.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
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