Finance Score: -2
Governance Score: -4
Support Score: 6
  • Accounts filed more than 5 days late: -2 times
  • No PartB
  • Only 4 Trustees: -1
  • Static board: -3
  • Grant maker support: +6
Overall GiG Score: 0 ?

SEAHAM EASTLEA AND DISTRICT COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION 

We provide activities relating to our four core themes of delivery:Health and Wellbeing, Education and Training, Recreation and Leisure and Support for Employment and Social Enterprise.Activities offered meet the needs of the inhabitants of Seaham and the surrounding area (area of benefit), and cater for those from birth to the elderly.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • 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

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • There are only 4 trustees
  • The Board composition appears to be rather static

Financial issues to consider:

  • A PartB annual return has not been required and so detailed financial information is not available from the online data
  • Accounts have been filed late on 2 occasions over the last 5 years and the current period appears to have been extended
Established: 9 years
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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£248£202£45n/an/an/an/an/a17
31/03/22*£187£185£2n/an/an/an/an/a17
31/03/21*£193£174£19n/an/an/an/an/a12
31/03/20*£184£179£5n/an/an/an/an/a70
31/03/19£187£177£10n/an/an/an/an/a46
31/03/18£149£189£-40£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/17*£154£165£-11£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/16£169£151£17£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
Listed activities
  • Education/Training
  • General Charitable Purposes
How it operates
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
Where it operates
  • Durham,
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Elderly/Old People
  • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies
  • The General Public/Mankind
Who works here?
  • Unknown number of employees
  • 17 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.

Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
National Lottery Community Fund - Eastlea Community Centre Development
£102,478 29/03/2023
This funding will be used to employ a new Community Development Manager to develop the centres activities and develop a strategic plan for the centre to support its community through difficult times. ....more
County Durham Community Foundation - Barista Community Comfort Warm Hub
£1,000 16/01/2023
To offer a warm space in Seaham.
County Durham Community Foundation - Barista Community Comfort Warm Hub
£1,000 11/01/2023
To offer a warm space in Seaham.
National Lottery Community Fund - Barista Café
£10,000 15/07/2022
The funding will be used to fund portable barista coffee cart and accessories to make available to the many users who access the community centre services with their children parents & carers ....more
County Durham Community Foundation - Access to Volunteering
£5,000 13/07/2022
To purchase office equipment.
National Lottery Community Fund - New Kitchen
£10,000 03/10/2019
12
New Kitchen
National Lottery Community Fund - Reaching Out
£115,276 19/07/2018
36
The group will create a stronger and more resilient community by encouraging residents to become more active and involved in their local area through the provision of training, volunteering and ....more
People's Health Trust - Tea and Chat
£10,950 23/05/2018
This project supports the continuation and development of an existing weekly support group for women with mental health issues at the Eastlea Community centre in Seaham. The group offers a place to ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Security Perimeter Fencing
£10,000 29/04/2015
12
The organisation will use the funding to install security fencing around their community centre. This will provide a safe environment for various community groups including children to access and ....more
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (4)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 09/02/2015, number: 1160391
Gift Aid
  • NOT registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Other Regulators
  • Ofsted (Office For Standards In Education)
Policies in force
  • Bullying and harassment policy and procedures
  • Campaigns and political activity 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
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding policy and procedures
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Serious incident reporting policy and procedures
  • Trustee conflicts of interest policy and procedures
  • Trustee expenses policy and procedures
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
8 returns made; AR22: 192 days late, AR21: 59 days late, AR20: 4 days late, AR17: 2 days late,
Main office

Eastlea Community Centre
Stockton Road
Seaham
SR7 8DX

Objectives

THE OBJECTS OF THE CIO ARE TO ESTABLISH AND RUN A COMMUNITY BUILDING AND TO PROMOTE FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE INHABITANTS OF SEAHAM AND SURROUNDING AREA (?AREA OF BENEFIT?) WITHOUT DISTINCTION OF SEX, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, AGE, DISABILITY, NATIONALITY, RACE OR POLITICAL, RELIGIOUS OR OTHER OPINIONS THE PROVISION OF FACILITIES FOR RECREATION OR OTHER LEISURE TIME OCCUPATION OF INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE NEED OF SUCH FACILITIES BY REASON OF THEIR YOUTH, AGE, INFIRMITY OR DISABLEMENT, FINANCIAL HARDSHIP OR SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC CIRCUMSTANCES OR FOR THE PUBLIC AT LARGE IN THE INTERESTS OF SOCIAL WELFARE AND WITH THE OBJECT OF IMPROVING THE CONDITIONS OF LIFE OF THE SAID INHABITANTS.NOTHING IN THIS CONSTITUTION SHALL AUTHORISE AN APPLICATION OF THE PROPERTY OF THE CIO FOR THE PURPOSES WHICH ARE NOT CHARITABLE IN ACCORDANCE WITH [SECTION 7 OF THE CHARITIES AND TRUSTEE INVESTMENT (SCOTLAND) ACT 2005] AND [SECTION 2 OF THE CHARITIES ACT (NORTHERN IRELAND) 2008]

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
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