Finance Score: 1
Governance Score: -8
Support Score: 4
  • Strong growth: +2
  • Volatile income
  • spending growth: -1
  • No PartB
  • No volunteer policy: -2
  • No conflicts policy: -1
  • Only 3 Trustees: -2
  • All male board: -3
  • Large volunteers +3
  • Grant maker support: +1
Overall GiG Score: -3 ?

GCH TRUST 

GCH Trust exists to advance the Christian religion primarily by:1 - encouraging and facilitating the founding and operation of Christian churches primarily, although not exclusively, in the North East of England2 - encouraging the seeking of new followers of the Christian religion3 - facilitating the training and development of individuals in their understanding of the Christian religion
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has been successful in attracting volunteers relative to its size
  • The charity has received modest backing from a grant maker
  • There has been strong growth in spending over the last 5 years
  • There have been no income shortfalls in recent years

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • Although this charity works with volunteers it does not have a Volunteer Management policy
  • This charity does not have a Conflict of Interests policy
  • There are only 3 trustees
  • The Board is completely male

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 has been volatile recently but spending has been maintained
Established: 9 years

www.gracechurchhartlepool.co.uk

michael@gracechurchhartlepool.co.uk

07749286869

Charity Commission for England and WalesFacebookX

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
31/08/22£68£62£6n/an/an/an/an/a40
31/08/21£85£55£30n/an/an/an/an/a40
31/08/20£94£52£43n/an/an/an/an/a35
31/08/19£56£50£6n/an/an/an/an/a35
31/08/18£42£21£21£0£0£0n/a035
31/08/17£29£16£13£0£0£0n/a00
31/08/16£27£11£16£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
What it does
  • Religious Activities
Who works here?
  • 40 volunteers
Who it helps
  • The General Public/Mankind
How it operates
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Hartlepool,

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 - Hartlepool CAP Debt Centre
£5,000 09/07/2020
To support a Hartlepool CAP Debt Centre.

Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (3)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 15/07/2015, number: 1162672
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Filing Record
7 returns made; all on time
Main office

9 Rillston Close
HARTLEPOOL
Cleveland
TS26 0PS

Objectives

TO ADVANCE THE CHRISTIAN RELIGION FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT IN PARTICULAR BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY BY:- ENCOURAGING AND FACILITATING THE FOUNDING AND OPERATION OF CHRISTIAN CHURCHES PRIMARILY, ALTHOUGH NOT EXCLUSIVELY, IN THE NORTH EAST AND THE REST OF THE UNITED KINGDOM;- ENCOURAGING THE SEEKING OF NEW FOLLOWERS AND ADHERENTS OF THE CHRISTIAN RELIGION; AND- FACILITATING THE TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT OF INDIVIDUALS IN THEIR UNDERSTANDING OF THE CHRISTIAN RELIGION.

Defined Area of Benefit:

LOCAL

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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