Finance Score: 2
Governance Score: 2
Support Score: 4
  • Strong growth: +2
  • No PartB
  • No conflicts policy: -1
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +4
Overall GiG Score: 8 ?

THE BAY FOODBANK 

The Bay Foodbank provides assistance, primarily in the form of emergency food parcels, to those in need in North Tyneside, responding to referrals from social and health services, churches, and other organisations.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • There has been strong growth in spending over the last 5 years
  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years
  • A significant proportion of recent income was derived from major grant makers including the Government and a Community Foundation
  • 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
Established: 11 years

www.thebayfoodbank.org.uk

info@thebayfoodbank.org.uk

0191 257 3820

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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
31/03/23£284£207£77n/an/an/an/an/a40
31/03/22£349£216£133n/an/an/an/an/a45
31/03/21£469£152£317n/an/an/an/an/a45
31/03/20£105£89£16n/an/an/an/an/a46
31/03/19£52£70£-19n/an/an/an/an/a50
31/03/18£64£51£13£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/17£68£52£16£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/16£109£49£60£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/15£67£23£44£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/14£67£23£44£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
What it does
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
Who works here?
  • 40 volunteers
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • The General Public/Mankind
How it operates
  • Other charitable activities
Where it operates
  • Newcastle Upon Tyne City, North Tyneside, Northumberland,

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
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd£45,000
Department for Work and Pensions£15,203
National Lottery Community Fund£10,000
County Durham Community Foundation£5,000
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland£3,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Department for Work and Pensions - THE BAY FOODBANK
£2,096 01/04/2022
The Kickstart Scheme provides funding to employers to create jobs for 16 to 24 year olds on Universal Credit.
Masonic Trust - MCF Matched Funding
£2,000 02/12/2021
Unrestricted matched funding in partnership with the local masonic province
County Durham Community Foundation - Breakfast Clubs
£2,000 01/07/2021
To provide breakfast for children in 3 local schools.
Department for Work and Pensions - THE BAY FOODBANK
£13,108 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.
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Providing more fresh food as part of the emergency food parcels during Covid-19
£10,000 20/11/2020
Providing more fresh food as part of the emergency food parcels during Covid-19
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - providing more fresh food as part of the emergency food parcels during Covid-19
£5,000 20/11/2020
providing more fresh food as part of the emergency food parcels during Covid-19
County Durham Community Foundation - Delivery capacity
£3,000 23/09/2020
Towards the work of the charity.
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Providing food provisions to service users in North Tyneside during the Covid19 crisis
£10,000 26/06/2020
Providing food provisions to service users in North Tyneside during the Covid19 crisis
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - providing food provisions to service users in North Tyneside during the Covid19 crisis
£10,000 26/06/2020
providing food provisions to service users in North Tyneside during the Covid19 crisis
National Lottery Community Fund - BAY Foodbank Fresh Food
£10,000 22/05/2020
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The funding will be used to purchase fresh fruit and vegetables for food parcels to enhance nutrition during the COVID-19 pandemic. The project aims to alleviate food poverty and improve the health ....more
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Providing food and other essentials to people affected by the COVID-19 outbreak
£5,000 09/04/2020
Providing food and other essentials to people affected by the COVID-19 outbreak
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - providing food and other essentials to people affected by the COVID-19 outbreak
£5,000 09/04/2020
providing food and other essentials to people affected by the COVID-19 outbreak
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - Providing food to run breakfast and lunch clubs at primary schools in deprived areas of North Tyneside
£3,000 05/11/2019
Providing food to run breakfast and lunch clubs at primary schools in deprived areas of North Tyneside
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - Breakfast and lunch clubs
£3,000 15/10/2018
Breakfast and lunch clubs
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - to purchase a computer and extend the breakfast club at Percy Main Primary School
£3,000 03/11/2017
to purchase a computer and extend the breakfast club at Percy Main Primary School
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (6)
Current Trustees appointed

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 24/04/2013, number: 1151746
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
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding policy and procedures
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Serious incident reporting policy and procedures
  • Social media policy and procedures
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
10 returns made; all on time
Recent reorganisation events:
  • Asset transfer in from NORTH SHIELDS CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP on 11/10/2023
Main office

The Bay Foodbank
Meadow Well Way
Waterville Road
North Shields
Tyne And Wear
NE29 6BA

Objectives

TO RELIEVE PERSONS IN NORTHUMBERLAND, NORTH TYNESIDE AND NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE CITY WHO ARE IN CONDITIONS OF NEED, HARDSHIP OR DISTRESS (BENEFICIARIES) 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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