Finance Score: 2
Governance Score: 6
Support Score: 10
  • Strong growth: +2
  • No PartB
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Large volunteers +3
  • Grant maker support: +7
Overall GiG Score: 18 ?

BASSETLAW FOOD BANK 

We are an independent food bank that operates in the Bassetlaw area. Referral Partner Agencies and individuals from anywhere within Bassetlaw can contact us to request an emergency food parcel. The parcel provides food for a 7 day period. We also run a number of other project to increase the accessibility and affordability of food. More information is available at www.bassetlawfoodbank.org
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has been successful in attracting volunteers relative to its size
  • 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
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of 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£434£287£147n/an/an/an/an/a90
31/03/22£174£102£72n/an/an/an/an/a60
31/03/21£146£41£105n/an/an/an/an/a60
31/03/20£31£29£2n/an/an/an/an/a100
31/03/19£38£24£14n/an/an/an/an/a90
31/03/18£29£24£5£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/17£30£16£14£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/16£16£26£-10£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/15£26£20£7£0£0£0n/a00

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

www.bassetlawfoodbank.org

info@BASSETLAWFOODBANK.ORG

07841564089

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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
  • Nottinghamshire,
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
National Lottery Community Fund£218,968
Department for Work and Pensions£17,993
The Coalfields Regeneration Trust£9,500
The Grocers' Charity£5,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
The Coalfields Regeneration Trust - Bassetlaw Food Bank
£5,000 07/06/2023
The funding is for the provision of a mobile shop stocked with low price groceries to nine rural locations in Bassetlaw each week.
The Grocers' Charity - 2023 Grant - Bassetlaw Food Bank
£5,000 28/04/2023
to support the Bassetlaw Community Shop. Established in response to the cost-of-living crisis, the shop travels to 9 rural areas of Bassetlaw each week and carries over 50 lines of food, toiletries, ....more
Rank Foundation - Col Small Grant Bassetlaw Food Bank 2023
£1,500 27/04/2023
Bassetlaw Food Bank 2023 received a Cost of Living small grant to help cover the cost of fuel.
National Lottery Community Fund - Mobile Community Shop
£10,000 15/08/2022
The funding will be used towards the running costs of a new project a Mobile Community Shop which will allow the expansion of activities supporting households prior to them needing an emergency food ....more
The Coalfields Regeneration Trust - Bassetlaw Food Bank
£2,000 19/07/2022
The grant will cover the cost of room hire, food, materials and fuel to support the delivery of the weekly lunch club.
Department for Work and Pensions - BASSETLAW FOOD BANK
£5,938 01/04/2022
The Kickstart Scheme provides funding to employers to create jobs for 16 to 24 year olds on Universal Credit.
The Coalfields Regeneration Trust - Bassetlaw Food Bank
£2,500 15/10/2021
The funding will allow us to purchase fresh fruit and vegetables for service users. We understand how important fresh produce is for everyone’s diet, but it is something many people find ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Bassetlaw Food Bank Electric Van
£10,000 07/10/2021
The organisation will use the funding to lease or purchase an electric-van to ensure collections and delivery of food parcel's to families that experience food insecurity.
National Lottery Community Fund - Bassetlaw Food and Community Hub
£198,968 30/09/2021
The funding will be used to create food and wraparound activities within the food and community hub for the local community in order to address food insecurities in the local community.
Department for Work and Pensions - BASSETLAW FOOD BANK
£12,055 01/04/2021
To support customers aged 18-24 to be ready to take up kickstart vacancies.
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (8)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 22/11/2013, number: 1154703
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
  • Internal risk management policy and procedures
  • Investing charity funds 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
  • Trustee conflicts of interest policy and procedures
  • Trustee expenses policy and procedures
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
9 returns made; all on time
Main office

Community Way
Shrewsbury Road
Nottinghamshire
S80 2TU

Objectives

THE CHARITY’S OBJECTS ARE TO RELIEVE FINANCIAL HARDSHIP AND TO PROMOTE AND PRESERVE GOOD HEALTH AMONGST THE GENERAL PUBLIC IN THE BASSETLAW DISTRICT BY THE PROVISION OF FUNDS, FOOD, GOODS AND SERVICES OF ANY KIND AS DEEMED APPROPRIATE BY THE TRUSTEES.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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