Finance Score: 6
Governance Score: 3
Support Score: 10
  • Strong growth: +2
  • Volatile income
  • spending growth: -1
  • Future income +5
  • No PartB
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Large volunteers +3
  • Grant maker support: +7
Overall GiG Score: 19 ?

SLOUGH FOODBANK 

The object of Slough Foodbank is the prevention or relief of poverty in the United Kingdom, mainly in Slough and the surrounding area , in particular but not exclusively by providing emergency food supplies to individuals in need , as motivated by the principles of the Christian Faith.
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 and there are significant future grants due to be received
  • 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 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
  • Income has been volatile recently but spending has been maintained

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£114£134£-20n/an/an/an/an/a130
31/12/21£164£101£63n/an/an/an/an/a120
31/12/20£245£99£146n/an/an/an/an/a105
31/12/19£52£47£6n/an/an/an/an/a90
31/12/18£59£42£18£0£0£0n/a080
31/12/17£44£39£5£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/16£37£40£-3£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/15£37£44£-7£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/14£58£33£25£0£0£0n/a00

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

www.slough.foodbank.org.uk

manager@slough.foodbank.org.uk

01753550303

Charity Commission for England and WalesX
UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Education/Training
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
GiG Classification
  • Community food services
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Throughout England,
Who it helps
  • 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£187,430
Garfield Weston Foundation£10,000
DCMS£9,550
CAF£5,500
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Slough Foodbank
£155,249 27/02/2023
CA 1 FTE and 0.2 FTE assessor
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Slough Foodbank
£5,000 11/10/2022
Emergency grant
DCMS - Coronavirus Community Support Fund
£9,550 23/07/2020
"The fund aims to:1) To reduce closures of essential charities that provide essential services to vulnerable groups during the COVID-19 crisis by ensuring they have the financial resources to ....more
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Slough Foodbank
£11,393 26/05/2020
CV emergency costs: storage costs
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Slough Foodbank
£11,393 26/05/2020
New van & Salary for development executive
CAF - Grant to Slough Foodbank
£5,500 12/05/2020
3
Grant to Slough Foodbank to support the organisation through COVID19
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£10,000 01/05/2020
Slough Foodbank 2020 Running costs
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Slough Foodbank
£4,395 26/03/2020
CV emergency costs: salary costs
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£5,000 14/09/2017
Foodbank Running Costs
Co-Operative Group - Grant to Slough Foodbank
£3,416 04/08/2017
We need support for a foodbank that relieves poverty, prevents crime and reduces the strain on relationships.
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (8)
Current Trustees appointed

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 16/09/2013, number: 1153813
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Complaints handling
  • Conflicting interests
  • Investment
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
9 returns made; all on time
Main office

411 MONTROSE AVENUE
SLOUGH
SL1 4TJ

Objectives

THE OBJECT OF THE CIO IS THE PREVENTION OR RELIEF OF POVERTY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM BUT PRIMARILY IN SLOUGH AND THE SURROUNDING AREA PARTICULARLY, BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY, BY PROVIDING EMERGENCY FOOD SUPPLIES TO INDIVIDUALS IN NEED, AS MOTIVATED BY THE PRINCIPLES OF THE CHRISTIAN FAITH.

Defined Area of Benefit:

LOCAL

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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