Finance Score: -1
Governance Score: 3
Support Score: 4
  • Reasonable growth: +1
  • Deficit latest year: -2
  • No PartB
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +4
Overall GiG Score: 6 ?

FALLOWFIELD LIBRARY & COMMUNITY RESOURCE CENTRE 

The objects of the CIO are as follows: 1) To advance the education of the public in Fallowfield and the surrounding area by the provision of a lending library. 2) To benefit residents via advancing education and providing facilities in the interests of social welfare recreation and leisure time occupation with the objective of improving the conditions of life for the residents.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • There has been reasonable growth in spending over the last 3 years relative to the previous period
  • 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 dynamic in terms of composition

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • One or more trustees receive payments or benefits from the charity for providing services to the charity

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 was lower than spending in the latest year
Established: 10 years

www.theplacefallowfield.co.uk

lesley@theplacefallowfield.co.uk

07984493515

Charity Commission for England and Wales
UN SDGs
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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£127£157£-30n/an/an/an/an/a25
31/03/22£119£106£13n/an/an/an/an/a14
31/03/21£130£112£19n/an/an/an/an/a22
31/03/20£99£92£6n/an/an/an/an/a28
31/03/19£117£99£19n/an/an/an/an/a28
31/03/18£141£75£67£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/17£73£74£-1£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/16£65£52£13£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/15£7£0£7£0£0£0NAN00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
Listed activities
  • Accommodation/Housing
  • Arts/Culture/Heritage/Science
  • Disability
  • Economic/Community Development/Employment
  • Education/Training
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • Human Rights/Religious Or Racial Harmony/Equality Or Diversity
  • Recreation
  • Religious Activities
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
How it operates
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
Where it operates
  • Manchester City,
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Elderly/Old People
  • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies
  • People Of A Particular Ethnic Or Racial Origin
  • People With Disabilities
  • The General Public/Mankind
Who works here?
  • Unknown number of employees
  • 25 volunteers

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
Power to Change£20,000
Manchester City Council£11,500
Garfield Weston Foundation£10,000
Forever Manchester£5,160
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Forever Manchester - The Snugg
£960 07/12/2022
Provide soup for visitors during the winter months
Power to Change - Renewal - Fallowfield Library & Community Resource Centre
£20,000 18/12/2020
Grant to Renewal - Fallowfield Library & Community Resource Centre
Manchester City Council - Grant to Fallowfield Library and Community Centre
£3,500 01/07/2020
Covid-19 Food Provision
Forever Manchester - Supporting the Fallowfield community mutual aid group
£4,200 07/05/2020
Emergency food parcels
Manchester City Council - Grant to The Place Workclub
£8,000 01/04/2020
Grant for funding Workclubs to help Manchester Residents gain employment
Virgin Money Foundation - Grant to The Place at Platt Lane
£500 27/06/2019
The Place at Platt Lane provide a wide range of opportunities to support the community in Fallowfield. The award was used towards the running costs of their Forever Young project which addresses ....more
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£10,000 29/05/2019
The Place at Platt Lane
Manchester City Council - Grant to Fallowfield Library & Comm Centre
£7,500 01/05/2018
To engage with 200 clients from specified groups and create action plans for those accessing provisions. For participants to gain access to training, work placements, employment or enter the ....more
Tudor Trust - Grant to The Place at Platt Lane
£35,000 26/05/2015
12
towards the second-stage refurbishment of a former public library building by a user-led organisation in Fallowfield, Manchester_x000D_ _x000D_
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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 26/08/2014, number: 1158360
Gift Aid
  • NOT registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • 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
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding policy and procedures
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Trustee conflicts of interest policy and procedures
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
9 returns made; all on time
Main office

FALLOWFIELD LIBRARY
PLATT LANE
FALLOWFIELD
MANCHESTER
M14 7FB

Objectives

THE OBJECTS OF THE CIO ARE AS FOLLOWS:1) TO ADVANCE THE EDUCATION OF THE PUBLIC IN FALLOWFIELD AND THE SURROUNDING AREA IN PARTICULAR BY THE PROVISION OF A LENDING LIBRARY.2) TO FURTHER OR BENEFIT THE RESIDENTS OF FALLOWFIELD, THE WIDER NEIGHBOURHOOD AND PEOPLE VISITING THE AREA, WITHOUT DISTINCTION OF SEX, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, RACE OR OF POLITICAL, RELIGIOUS OR OTHER OPINIONS BY ASSOCIATING TOGETHER THE SAID RESIDENTS AND THE LOCAL AUTHORITIES, VOLUNTARY AND OTHER ORGANISATIONS IN A COMMON EFFORT TO ADVANCE EDUCATION AND TO PROVIDE FACILITIES IN THE INTERESTS OF SOCIAL WELFARE FOR RECREATION AND LEISURE TIME OCCUPATION WITH THE OBJECTIVE OF IMPROVING THE CONDITIONS OF LIFE FOR THE RESIDENTS.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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