Finance Score: 0
Governance Score: 1
Support Score: 4
  • Strong growth: +2
  • Deficit latest year: -2
  • No PartB
  • Narrow trustee age band: -2
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +4
Overall GiG Score: 5 ?

HEADWAY DARLINGTON AND DISTRICT 

Our charity is dedicated to rebuilding lives after brain injury for survivors and families. We cover Darlington, South Durham, Teesside, Hambleton and Richmondshire, delivering services and activities based at The Headway Hub in Darlington. As well as arts and crafts, trips out, ten-pin bowling, discussion groups and advice and information, we run awareness sessions and fundraising activities.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • 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
  • The Board appears to be dynamic in terms of composition

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • The Board has little diversity in terms of age
  • 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
  • There has been a change of accounting period recently, so trends may be hard to determine
  • Income was significantly lower than spending in the latest year
Established: 9 years

www.headwaydarlington.org.uk

info@headwaydarlington.org.uk

01325 465704

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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£28£38£-11n/an/an/an/an/a6
31/03/22£39£25£14n/an/an/an/an/a6
31/03/21?£31£21£10n/an/an/an/an/a10
31/01/20£19£16£3n/an/an/an/an/a12
31/01/19£21£17£3n/an/an/an/an/a12
31/01/18£10£16£-6£0£0£0n/a00
31/01/17£16£13£3£0£0£0n/a00
31/01/16£11£4£7£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
Listed activities
  • Disability
  • Education/Training
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • Other Charitable Purposes
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
How it operates
  • Other charitable activities
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides services
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
Where it operates
  • Darlington, Durham, Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire, Stockton-on-tees,
Who it helps
  • Other Defined Groups
  • People With Disabilities
  • The General Public/Mankind
Who works here?
  • Unknown number of employees
  • 6 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
County Durham Community Foundation£14,100
National Lottery Community Fund£9,900
Co-Operative Group£6,781
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
County Durham Community Foundation - Bouncing Back
£5,000 09/12/2021
To continue offering the gym facilities.
National Lottery Community Fund - The other side of Covid for brain injury survivors
£9,900 19/11/2021
The funding will be used to deliver a varied social programme of activities for people who have acquired brain injuries in the North East. This will encourage them to user their restricted abilities ....more
Co-Operative Group - Grant to Headway Darlington & District
£6,781 23/10/2021
Our members will be empowered to engage in a range of activities to help them to improve their cognition, develop social skills and improve confidence to re-integrate into the community.
County Durham Community Foundation - Headway Darlington - Keeping Connected through COVID
£9,100 05/06/2020
To keep connected through COVID.
Co-Operative Group - Grant to Headway Darlington and District
£6,089 29/11/2017
We want to establish a Headway Hub in Darlington to provide services for people with acquired brain injury, their families and carers.

Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (5)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Age Range of Trustees: 48-63
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 05/03/2015, number: 1160772
  • Registered at Companies House on 29/01/2015, number: 09413112
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
  • Paying staff
  • 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; all on time
Main office

Headway Hub Darlington
Unit 1F
Enterprise House
Valley Street North
DARLINGTON
County D

Objectives

(1) TO RELIEVE PERSONS WHO ARE RESIDENT IN DARLINGTON AND DISTRICT AND SURROUNDING AREAS, WHO HAVE SUFFERED A BRAIN INJURY, THEIR FAMILIES, CARERS AND OTHER RELATED PROFESSIONALS BY THE PROVISION OF SUCH INFORMATION, SERVICE AND FACILITIES. (2) TO ADVANCE THE EDUCATION OF THE PUBLIC IN ALL ASPECTS RELATING TO BRAIN INJURY AND ITS PREVENTION.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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