Finance Score: 2
Governance Score: 9
Support Score: 12
  • Strong growth: +2
  • No PartB
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Large volunteers +3
  • Grant maker support: +9
Overall GiG Score: 23 ?

MID CHESHIRE FOODBANK LTD 

Mid Cheshire Foodbank provides 5 days of food to local people in crisis referred to us by local and national referrers.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has been successful in attracting volunteers relative to its size
  • The charity has received backing from several prominent grant makers 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

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • Over half the Board have joined recently

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£370£346£24n/an/an/an/an/a169
31/03/22£302£312£-10n/an/an/an/an/a120
31/03/21£444£266£178n/an/an/an/an/a90
31/03/20£159£144£15n/an/an/an/an/a147
31/03/19£137£131£6n/an/an/an/an/a191
31/03/18£112£107£5£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/17£91£87£5£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/16£86£76£10£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/15£87£72£15£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/14£65£39£25£0£0£0n/a00

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

www.midcheshire.foodbank.org.uk

info@midcheshire.foodbank.org.uk

01606590992

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UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
GiG Classification
  • Community food services
How it operates
  • Other charitable activities
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
Where it operates
  • Cheshire East, Cheshire West & Chester,
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.

Major supporters in last 5 years
The Trussell Trust£138,931
Cheshire Community Foundation£12,500
National Lottery Community Fund£10,000
CAF£5,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Mid Cheshire Foodbank
£30,000 23/10/2023
New warehouse rent
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Mid Cheshire Foodbank
£5,000 11/10/2022
Emergency grant
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Mid Cheshire Foodbank
£3,096 21/07/2022
Volunteer recognition event, uniform, training and workshops
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Mid Cheshire Foodbank
£100,835 21/03/2022
2x p/t CA advisor located within food bank centres plus 300 hrs of debt advice pa
Masonic Trust - MCF Matched Funding
£675 01/12/2021
Unrestricted matched funding in partnership with the local masonic province
Cheshire Community Foundation - Schoolhouse Logistics Project
£2,500 25/11/2020
Midcheshire Foodbank provides emergency food to local people who are referred to us in crisis We have sublet a space in The Old Schoolhouse to act as our store & distribution hub for our ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Covid Emergency Food Buying
£10,000 07/05/2020
4
The funding will be used to provide emergency food and essential items to people in crisis during Covid19 lockdown. The project aims to give vulnerable people in isolation nutritionally balanced ....more
Cheshire Community Foundation - Covid Stock Purchasing
£10,000 28/04/2020
Midcheshire Foodbank distributes food to local people who are referred to us in crisis. We need to buy more food because demand is increasing and donation reducing Grant funding will be used to buy ....more
CAF - Grant to Midcheshire Foodbank
£5,000 22/04/2020
3
Grant to Midcheshire Foodbank to support the organisation through COVID19
Co-Operative Group - Grant to Mid Cheshire Foodbank
£2,676 19/11/2018
Funds will help us provide three days of emergency food to individuals and families in crisis.
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (6)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Age Range of Trustees: 22-75
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 19/04/2013, number: 1151705
  • Registered at Companies House on 23/01/2013, number: 08372107
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Bullying and harassment policy and procedures
  • 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
  • Investing charity funds policy and procedures
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding policy and procedures
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Serious incident reporting policy and procedures
  • Social media policy and procedures
  • Trustee conflicts of interest policy and procedures
  • Trustee expenses policy and procedures
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
10 returns made; all on time
Main office

Unit 29
Meridian House
Road One,Winsford Industrial Estate
WINSFORD
Cheshire
CW7 3QG

Objectives

TO RELIEVE PERSONS IN ENGLAND AND WALES AND PRIMARILY IN MID CHESHIRE AND ITS SURROUNDING AREAS WHO ARE IN CONDITIONS OF NEED OR DISTRESS IN SUCH WAYS AS THE TRUSTEES FROM TIME TO TIME THINK FIT.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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