Finance Score: 5
Governance Score: 3
Support Score: 11
  • Liabilities <10%: +3
  • Strong growth: +2
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Large volunteers +3
  • Grant maker support: +8
Overall GiG Score: 19 ?

GATESHEAD FOODBANK 

The Gateshead Foodbank is here to help individuals and families in crisis, through the provision of emergency food supplies.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has been successful in attracting volunteers relative to its size
  • The charity has received backing from multiple prominent grant makers, including a Community Foundation, recently
  • This charity has a robust balance sheet
  • There has been strong growth in spending over the last 5 years
  • There have been no income shortfalls in recent years
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of gender
Established: 9 years

http://gateshead.foodbank.org.uk/

info@gatesheadfoodbank.org

07496840720

Charity Commission for England and WalesX

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£624£585£40£0£505£50510.42148
31/03/22£407£313£94n/an/an/an/an/a100
31/03/21£593£422£171£0£371£37110.50100
31/03/20£410£363£47n/an/an/an/an/a100
31/03/19£365£343£22n/an/an/an/an/a100
31/03/18£267£227£40£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/17£248£204£44£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/16*£168£121£46£0£0£0n/a00

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 0%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 0%
Highest pay band: Less than £60,000
Liabilities/Assets: 0%
Liabilities/Income: 0%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 100%
Reserves/Spending: 10.4 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 10 months
Quick Ratio: 254.9
Asset Split ?
What it does
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
Who works here?
  • 2 employees
  • 148 volunteers
Who it helps
  • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies
  • The General Public/Mankind
How it operates
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Gateshead,

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£148,915
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd£37,000
County Durham Community Foundation£13,900
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland£13,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Gateshead Foodbank
£5,000 13/10/2022
Emergency grant
County Durham Community Foundation - Gateshead Foodbank - Energy Top Up Fund
£3,900 14/09/2022
The Gateshead Foodbank - Energy Top Up Fund.
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Gateshead Foodbank
£102,915 16/11/2021
24
CA adviser (FT) dedicated to food bank, for 2 years
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Gateshead Foodbank
£36,000 08/09/2021
FT Project Manager (new post) for two years
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - A grant to Gateshead Foodbank
£2,000 22/07/2021
The organisations charitable activities
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - A grant to Gateshead Foodbank
£3,000 15/07/2021
The organisation's charitable activities
County Durham Community Foundation - GATESHEAD FOODBANK
£2,000 01/07/2021
To support the foodbank.
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Purchasing food to support people in Gateshead needing support due to the effect of COVID-19
£5,000 27/05/2021
Purchasing food to support people in Gateshead needing support due to the effect of COVID-19
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - A grant to Gateshead Foodbank
£5,000 27/05/2021
Purchasing food to support people in Gateshead needing support due to the effect of COVID-19
County Durham Community Foundation - GATESHEAD FOODBANK
£8,000 08/10/2020
To support the work of the foodbank.
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Gateshead Foodbank
£5,000 02/09/2020
CV emergency costs: food purchase
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Providing food and other essentials to people affected by the COVID-19 outbreak
£8,000 26/06/2020
Providing food and other essentials to people affected by the COVID-19 outbreak
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - providing food and other essentials to people affected by the COVID-19 outbreak
£8,000 26/06/2020
providing food and other essentials to people affected by the COVID-19 outbreak
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Providing food and other essentials to people affected by the COVID-19 outbreak
£8,000 09/04/2020
Providing food and other essentials to people affected by the COVID-19 outbreak
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - providing food and other essentials to people affected by the COVID-19 outbreak
£8,000 09/04/2020
providing food and other essentials to people affected by the COVID-19 outbreak
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - Purchasing festive food to provide 150 Christmas hampers to give to those who visit the foodbank
£3,000 05/11/2019
Purchasing festive food to provide 150 Christmas hampers to give to those who visit the foodbank
Co-Operative Group - Grant to Gateshead Foodbank
£3,299 04/08/2017
Provide emergency support to local people in crisis and prevent them from going hungry with funding for our van and food parcels.
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Towards Gateshead Foodbank lease of van
£5,000 24/11/2016
Towards Gateshead Foodbank lease of van
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Towards Lease of vehicle and associated costs
£5,000 12/08/2015
Towards Lease of vehicle and associated costs
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (6)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 23/04/2015, number: 1161395
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
  • 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
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
8 returns made; AR16: 46 days late,
Recent reorganisation events:
  • Asset transfer in from THE LEAGUE OF FRIENDS OF FREEMAN HOSPITAL on 25/11/2021
Main office

Gateshead Food Bank
The Davidson Building
Swan Street
GATESHEAD
Tyne And Wear
NE8 1BG

Objectives

WITH A STRONG CHRISTIAN ETHOS, TO PREVENT OR RELIEVE POVERTY IN GATESHEAD BY PROVIDING FOOD AND SUPPORT TO INDIVIDUALS IN NEED AND/OR CHARITIES OR OTHER ORGANISATIONS WORKING TO PREVENT OR RELIEVE POVERTY.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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