Finance Score: 2
Governance Score: 9
Support Score: 6
  • Strong growth: +2
  • No PartB
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Large volunteers +3
  • Grant maker support: +3
Overall GiG Score: 17 ?

ALTON CHRISTIAN CARE LIMITED 

The primary purpose is to operate Alton Foodbank, the main focus is on the collection and distribution of food in accordance with the rules and recommendations set out by the Trussell Trust who are the over arching sponsors of some 400 foodbanks throughout the UK.A secondary object is the operation of a school uniform bank for local primary schools in the immediate area.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has been successful in attracting volunteers relative to its size
  • The charity has received modest backing from a grant maker 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 issues to consider:

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

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£164£149£14n/an/an/an/an/a50
31/03/22£97£92£5n/an/an/an/an/a40
31/03/21£176£108£67n/an/an/an/an/a45
31/03/20£53£61£-7n/an/an/an/an/a40
31/03/19£47£46£1n/an/an/an/an/a40
31/03/18£44£27£17£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/17?£25£35£-10£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/15£29£24£5£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/14£33£23£10£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/13£33£16£17£0£0£0n/a00

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

http://www.trusselltrust.org

info@alton.foodbank.org.uk

07773034447

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UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Disability
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • Religious Activities
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
GiG Classification
  • Community food services
How it operates
  • Makes Grants to Individuals
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides other finance
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Hampshire, Surrey,
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Elderly/Old People
  • People With Disabilities
  • 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.

Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Alton Foodbank
£1,780 18/07/2022
Campaigns Manager 22.5 hpw with CA and project costs
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Alton Foodbank
£25,800 24/05/2021
CA advisor 12 hpw for one year
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Alton Foodbank
£5,000 31/10/2018
12
New food bank warehouse
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Alton Foodbank
£5,000 31/10/2018
Fitting out new warehouse

Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (8)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Age Range of Trustees: 47-77
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 02/04/2013, number: 1151471
  • Registered at Companies House on 17/12/2012, number: 08334039
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
10 returns made; all on time
Main office

Alton Foodbank
15 Market Square
ALTON
Hampshire
GU34 1HD

Objectives

TO RELIEVE THE NEEDS OF PERSONS IN ALTON, HAMPSHIRE AND THE SURROUNDING AREA WHO ARE IN A CONDITION OF NEED, HARDSHIP OR DISTRESS (BENEFICIARIES) IN SUCH WAYS AS THE TRUSTEES FROM TIME TO TIME THINK FIT, IN PARTICULAR BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY BY:A)SUPPLYING FREE FOOD PARCELS AND OTHER GOODS EITHER DIRECTLY OR THROUGH AGENCY PARTNERS APPROVED BY THE TRUSTEES B)SUCH OTHER MEANS, INCLUDING BY (BUT NOT LIMITED TO) RAISING AWARENESS OF THE NEEDS OF THE BENEFICIARIES 2.TO DEVELOP THE CAPACITY AND SKILLS OF DISADVANTAGED CHILDREN AND ADULTS IN SUCH A WAY THAT THEY ARE BETTER ABLE TO IDENTIFY, AND HELP MEET, THEIR NEEDS AND TO PARTICIPATE MORE FULLY IN SOCIETY. THE PROVISION OF FACILITIES IN THE INTEREST OF SOCIAL WELFARE FOR RECREATION OR OTHER LEISURE TIME OCCUPATION WITH THE OBJECT OF IMPROVING THE CONDITIONS OF LIFE FOR THOSE PERSONS WHO HAVE NEED OF SUCH FACILITIES BY REASON OF THEIR YOUTH, AGE, INFIRMITY OR DISABLEMENT, FINANCIAL HARDSHIP OR SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC CIRCUMSTANCES. TO CONTRIBUTE BY WAY OF GRANTS TO OTHER LOCAL ORGANISATIONS DEALING WITH HARDSHIP AMONGST INDIVIDUALS LIVING IN THE LOCAL AREA PROVIDED THAT SUCH GRANTS ARE NOT MADE FROM MONIES RECEIVED FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF FOODIN FURTHERANCE OF THESE OBJECTS THE CHARITY WILL CARRY THESE OUT IN THE SPIRIT OF CHRISTIAN COMPASSION.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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