Finance Score: -2
Governance Score: 3
Support Score: 4
  • Multiple Deficits: -2
  • No PartB
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +4
Overall GiG Score: 5 ?

FENCEHOUSES COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION 

The charity manages Fencehouses Community Centre which hosts permanent activities such as Durham Stickmakers, Community Gym and Nursery. The community centre offers a wide range of activities from a junior youth club to indoor bowls, sequence dancing to a detached youth outreach service.Open 7 days a week we aim to support the social inclusion,health and well being of our local community.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • The charity has received backing from several prominent grant makers, including a Community Foundation, recently
  • 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
  • On several occasions in recent years income has been less than spending
Established: 9 years

www.fencehousescc.co.uk

georgina@fencehousescc.co.uk

01913852583

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
31/12/22£91£81£10n/an/an/an/an/a0
31/12/21*£71£86£-15n/an/an/an/an/a0
31/12/20£67£73£-6n/an/an/an/an/a0
31/12/19*£81£79£3n/an/an/an/an/a0
31/12/18£74£85£-11£0£0£0n/a02
31/12/17£85£68£17£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/16*£103£109£-5£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/15£59£43£16£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
What it does
  • Economic/Community Development/Employment
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • Recreation
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Elderly/Old People
  • The General Public/Mankind
How it operates
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
Where it operates
  • Durham, Sunderland,

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.

Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
County Durham Community Foundation - Family Hubs
£2,000 07/12/2022
To provide a warm space.
County Durham Community Foundation - Centre Manager - salary
£7,500 05/08/2022
Towards the Centre Manager - salary.
National Lottery Community Fund - Jubilee Summer Extravaganza
£6,010 14/04/2022
The funding will be used to host a series of events for communities in County Durham to mark the Queens Platinum Jubilee. The project aims to encourage the residents to come together and reconnect ....more
County Durham Community Foundation - Solar Panels at the Sixth Pit
£4,300 22/05/2019
Towards solar panels at the Sixth Pit.
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - Giving continuity to our work with young people - Year 3.
£9,350 01/04/2019
Giving continuity to our work with young people - Year 3.
National Lottery Community Fund - Bringing more people together
£10,000 06/02/2019
12
The funding will be used expand the centre's programme of services and activities for more residents to enjoy and improve their wellbeing.
County Durham Community Foundation - Supporting the Centre
£5,000 04/05/2018
To support employment of a support worker/administrator.
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Giving continuity to our work with young people Year 1
£9,350 07/03/2018
Giving continuity to our work with young people Year 1
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - Giving continuity to our work with young people Year 2
£9,350 04/01/2018
Giving continuity to our work with young people Year 2
County Durham Community Foundation - Modernised and Acessible
£4,375 14/09/2017
Towards modernising the Ladies and Gents Toilets.
County Durham Community Foundation - Youth Outreach Project -Fencehouses Area
£5,000 30/05/2017
To support a "Youth Outreach" project in the Fencehouses area.
National Lottery Community Fund - Rewire Fencehouses Community Centre
£10,000 28/10/2015
12
The organisation will use the funding to replace electrical wiring and circuit boards throughout the centre. This will improve the safety of the building and enable existing and new community groups ....more
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (5)
Current Trustees appointed

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 11/12/2014, number: 1159581
Gift Aid
  • NOT registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Complaints handling
  • Conflicting interests
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
8 returns made; AR21: 4 days late, AR19: 5 days late, AR16: 20 days late,
Main office

Fencehouses Community Centre
Woodstone Village
Fencehouses
County Durham
DH4 6DS

Objectives

THE OBJECTS OF THE CIO ARE TO FURTHER OR BENEFIT THE RESIDENTS OF FENCEHOUSES AND THE NEIGHBOURHOOD, 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.IN FURTHERANCE OF THESE OBJECTS BUT NOT OTHERWISE, THE TRUSTEES SHALL HAVE POWER:TO ESTABLISH OR SECURE THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A COMMUNITY CENTRE AND TO MAINTAIN OR MANAGE OR CO-OPERATE WITH ANY STATUTORY AUTHORITY IN THE MAINTENANCE AND MANAGEMENT OF SUCH A CENTRE FOR ACTIVITIES PROMOTED BY THE CHARITY IN FURTHERANCE OF THE ABOVE OBJECTS.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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