Finance Score: -5
Governance Score: 2
Support Score: 6
  • Multiple Deficits and declines: -5
  • No PartB
  • No conflicts policy: -1
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Large volunteers +3
  • Grant maker support: +3
Overall GiG Score: 3 ?

CAFE TOGETHER 

CAFE (Church Action for Families in Easington) Together is an Ecumenical project involving several different Christian Churches in the Easington Deanery. It provides a hot meal once a week on a Thursday to disadvantaged families and individuals as well as offering a referral service for those in need of financial advice/support, drug and alcohol abuse, victims of domestic violence etc
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has been successful in attracting volunteers relative to its size
  • A significant proportion of recent income was derived from major grant makers including the Government
  • The Board appears to be dynamic in terms of composition

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • This charity does not have a Conflict of Interests policy

Financial issues to consider:

  • A PartB annual return has not been required and so detailed financial information is not available from the online data
  • Income has been volatile and on several occasions in recent years less than spending
Established: 11 years

gallyrocke@aol.com

01915270991

Charity Commission for England and WalesCompanies House
UN SDGs
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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£17£25£-8n/an/an/an/an/a12
31/12/21£20£15£6n/an/an/an/an/a12
31/12/20£14£14£0n/an/an/an/an/a10
31/12/19£36£24£12n/an/an/an/an/a14
31/12/18£15£18£-3£0£0£0n/a014
31/12/17£30£19£11£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/16£14£18£-4£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/15£14£13£1£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/14£13£13£0£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/13£17£9£8£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
Listed activities
  • Economic/Community Development/Employment
  • Education/Training
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
How it operates
  • Other charitable activities
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Durham,
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Elderly/Old People
  • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies
  • People With Disabilities
  • The General Public/Mankind
Who works here?
  • Unknown number of employees
  • 12 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
County Durham Community Foundation£22,464
National Lottery Community Fund£9,739
Co-Operative Group£2,375
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
County Durham Community Foundation - A warming Space
£1,000 16/01/2023
To provide a warm space.
County Durham Community Foundation - Sustaining Community Life and Spirit
£10,000 30/11/2022
Towards Sustaining Community Life and Spirit.
County Durham Community Foundation - A warming Space
£1,000 16/11/2022
To provide a warm space.
Co-Operative Group - Grant to Church Action Families In Easington Together Project
£2,375 22/10/2022
We plan to help people in the local community who have been isolated due to mental health, debt and poverty regain their confidence by providing a meal, friendship and support.
County Durham Community Foundation - Lets say hello again
£4,964 09/07/2021
To support the core costs of the Café.
County Durham Community Foundation - A New Path To Walk with the CAFE Together Project
£5,500 10/09/2020
Towards a new path to walk with the CAFE Together Project.
National Lottery Community Fund - Holiday Fun Programme
£9,739 04/07/2019
12
The funding will provide a programme of family activities during school holiday periods, with the aim of reducing holiday hunger and antisocial behaviour during school holidays.
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (6)
Current Trustees appointed

Age Range of Trustees:
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 22/03/2013, number: 1151330
  • Registered at Companies House on 23/01/2013, number: 08372028
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Complaints handling
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
10 returns made; all on time
Main office

Glencot House
High West Lane
Hawthorn
Seaham
SR7 8RY

Objectives

THE CHARITY'S OBJECTS ('OBJECTS') ARE SPECIFICALLY RESTRICTED TO THE FOLLOWING:1) TO ADVANCE THE CHRISTIAN FAITH FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PUBLIC2) TO DEVELOP THE CAPACITY AND SKILLS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE SOCIALLY AND ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED COMMUNITIES OF THE FORMER DISTRICT OF EASINGTON IN SUCH A WAY THAT THEY ARE BETTER ABLE TO IDENTIFY, AND HELP MEET, THEIR NEEDS AND TO PARTICIPATE MORE FULLY IN SOCIETY3) TO UNDERTAKE THE RELIEF OF THE SICK OR POOR LIVING IN THE FORMER DISTRICT OF EASINGTON EITHER GENERALLY OR INDIVIDUALLY THROUGH THE PROVISION OF GRANTS, GOODS OR SERVICES

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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