Finance Score: -2
Governance Score: 1
Support Score: 0
  • Multiple Deficits: -2
  • No PartB
  • No conflicts policy: -1
  • 12+ Trustees: -1
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • No supporters identified
Overall GiG Score: -1 ?

BISHOP AUCKLAND & SHILDON METHODIST CIRCUIT 

Bishop Auckland & Shildon Circuit is a diverse network embracing 10 churches, representing both urban and rural areas. It seeks to consolidate and develop the work of the churches, encouraging partnership among and between them. It exists to make the love of God known and share the Good News of the Gospel through worship and activities of the individual churches, holding those churches in unity.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • The charity has received modest backing from a grant maker
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of gender

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • This charity does not have a Conflict of Interests policy
  • There are 43 trustees whereas the Charities Commission recommends a maximum of 12

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
Charity Commission for England and WalesX
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
31/08/22£184£210£-26n/an/an/an/an/a0
31/08/21£150£191£-40n/an/an/an/an/a0
31/08/20£170£203£-33n/an/an/an/an/a0
31/08/19£282£196£86n/an/an/an/an/a0
31/08/18£159£191£-32£0£0£0n/a00
31/08/17£154£191£-37£0£0£0n/a00
31/08/16£169£209£-40£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
Listed activities
  • Economic/Community Development/Employment
  • Human Rights/Religious Or Racial Harmony/Equality Or Diversity
  • Religious Activities
How it operates
  • Acts as an umbrella or resource body
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides human resources
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Durham,
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Elderly/Old People
  • People With Disabilities
  • The General Public/Mankind

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 - Warm Spaces on Cockton Hill Road
£1,000 26/10/2022
To provide a warm Space at Cockton Hill Road.

Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (43)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split
Based on 39/43 persons

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 27/07/2015, number: 1162844
Gift Aid
  • NOT registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Complaints handling
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Filing Record
7 returns made; all on time
Main office

Bishop Auckland Methodist Church
21 Cockton Hill Road
BISHOP AUCKLAND
County Durham
DL14 6EN

Objectives

THE PURPOSES OF THE METHODIST CHURCH ARE AND SHALL BE DEEMED TO HAVE BEEN SINCE THE DATE OF UNION THE ADVANCEMENT OF -(A) THE CHRISTIAN FAITH IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE DOCTRINAL STANDARDS AND THE DISCIPLINE OF THE METHODIST CHURCH;(B) ANY CHARITABLE PURPOSE FOR THE TIME BEING OF ANY CONNEXIONAL, DISTRICT, CIRCUIT, LOCAL OR OTHER ORGANISATION OF THE METHODIST CHURCH;(C) ANY CHARITABLE PURPOSE FOR THE TIME BEING OF ANY SOCIETY OR INSTITUTION SUBSIDUARY OR ANCILLARY TO THE METHODIST CHURCH;(D) ANY PURPOSE FOR THE TIME BEING OF ANY CHARITY BEING A CHARITY SUBSIDIARY OR ANCILLARY TO THE METHODIST CHURCH.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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