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 ?

BOREHAMWOOD FOODBANK 

to give out food to those in need
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
  • There has been a change of accounting period recently, so trends may be hard to determine

Financial Data ?

Income & Spending ?
N.B. data has been adjusted to reflect year end change
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?£230£193£37n/an/an/an/an/a65
31/01/22£145£118£26n/an/an/an/an/a52
31/01/21£140£60£80n/an/an/an/an/a123
31/01/20£46£44£2n/an/an/an/an/a40
31/01/19£23£23£0n/an/an/an/an/a35
31/01/18£27£21£6£0£0£0n/a00
31/01/17£18£17£1£0£0£0n/a00
31/01/16£23£20£3£0£0£0n/a00
31/01/15£21£14£7£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
Established: 10 years

borehamwood.foodbank.org.uk

info@borehamwood.foodbank.org.uk

0203 583 1109

Charity Commission for England and WalesFacebookX
UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
GiG Classification
  • Community food services
How it operates
  • Other charitable activities
Where it operates
  • Hertfordshire,
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£158,093
Hertfordshire Community Foundation£61,600
Masonic Trust£2,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Hertfordshire Community Foundation - PROVIDING ENERGY SUPPORT DURING THE COST OF LIVING CRISIS
£10,000 15/03/2023
3
Grant to Borehamwood Foodbank
Masonic Trust - MCF Matched Funding
£2,000 09/01/2023
Unrestricted matched funding in partnership with the local masonic province
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Borehamwood Foodbank
£5,000 12/10/2022
Emergency grant
Hertfordshire Community Foundation - PROVIDING ENERGY SUPPORT DURING THE COST OF LIVING CRISIS
£10,000 06/10/2022
3
Grant to Borehamwood Foodbank
Hertfordshire Community Foundation - Borehamwood Foodbank
£5,000 09/06/2022
3
Providing school uniforms to the most vulnerable and deprived children in Hertsmere
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Borehamwood Foodbank
£132,411 30/05/2022
CA adviser (2dpw), CA caseworker (1dpw) and British Red Cross support & advocacy worker (2dpw)
Hertfordshire Community Foundation - BOREHAMWOOD FOODBANK: PROVIDING COMPASSION FOR HEATING, NOT JUST EATING
£10,000 24/12/2021
Grant to Borehamwood Foodbank
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Borehamwood Foodbank
£20,682 14/07/2021
24
New Distribution Manager 16 hpw for 2 years
Hertfordshire Community Foundation - School Lunch Holiday project
£6,600 08/12/2020
Grant to Borehamwood Foodbank
Hertfordshire Community Foundation - Winter Wellbeing Project
£10,000 02/12/2020
Grant to Borehamwood Foodbank
Hertfordshire Community Foundation - Foodbank Covid response (Fuel)
£5,000 23/10/2020
Grant to Borehamwood Foodbank
Hertfordshire Community Foundation - Emergency Covid response Children's meals and family fuel
£5,000 14/04/2020
Grant to Borehamwood Foodbank
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Borehamwood Foodbank
£46,024 28/03/2019
36
Citizens Advice service to food bank clients
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Borehamwood Foodbank
£35,677 26/03/2019
CAB advice worker
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (8)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split
Based on 7/8 persons

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 31/01/2014, number: 1155599
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
  • Investment
  • 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

291 Shenley Road
Borehamwood
WD6 1TG

Objectives

THE OBJECTS OF THE CIO ARE:TO RELIEVE THOSE IN NEED IN BOREHAMWOOD AND THROUGHOUT THE BOROUGH OF HERTSMERE BY:1) PROVIDING EMERGENCY FOOD PACKS OF DRIED AND TINNED FOODS SUFFICIENT FOR 3 DAYS TO ENSURE A HEALTHY AND BALANCED DIET AND SERVICES AS MY BE OF HELP.2) TO PROVIDE OTHER SUCH ITEMS AS MAY BE OF HELP SUCH AS TOILETRIES, CHILDREN'S TOYS, AND HOUSEHOLD ITEMS AS THEY ARE AVAILABLE.3) TO PROVIDE A LISTENING EAR FOR THOSE WHO WOULD LIKE ONE.4) TO SIGNPOST CLIENTS TO OTHER AGENCIES THAT MAY BE ABLE TO HELP THEM FURTHER.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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