Finance Score: 8
Governance Score: 2
Support Score: 8
  • Liabilities <10%: +3
  • Strong growth: +2
  • Fundraising costs low: +3
  • Only 4 Trustees: -1
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Large volunteers +3
  • Grant maker support: +5
Overall GiG Score: 18 ?

LEEDS NORTH AND WEST FOODBANK 

LEEDS N&W FOODBANK RELIEVES POVERTY, IN PARTICULAR HUNGER, BUT IS ALSO BENEFICIAL IN HELPING TO PREVENT HOUSING LOSS, MENTAL HEALTH PROBLEMS, FAMILY BREAKDOWN, CRIME AND OTHER PROBLEMS RELATED TO POVERTY. WE PROVIDE FOOD AND OTHER ESSENTIAL ITEMS SUCH AS TOILETRIES , TO THOSE WHO FIND THEMSELVES IN A CRISIS. WE PROVIDE FOOD SUFFICIENT FOR 10 MEALS TO HELP PEOPLE THROUGH THEIR IMMEDIATE CRISIS.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has been successful in attracting volunteers relative to its size
  • 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
  • Fundraising costs are unusually low relative to funds raised
  • A significant proportion of recent income was derived from major grant makers

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • There are only 4 trustees

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
30/06/23£605£576£29£5£492£4268.95169
30/06/22£382£349£34n/an/an/an/an/a184
30/06/21*£603£345£258£0£430£41214.37200
30/06/20£415£301£115n/an/an/an/an/a200
30/06/19£234£220£15n/an/an/an/an/a280
30/06/18£201£179£22£0£0£0n/a00
30/06/17£152£147£5£0£0£0n/a00
30/06/16£134£118£16£0£0£0n/a00

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 0.8%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 0.8%
Highest pay band: Less than £60,000
Liabilities/Assets: 1%
Liabilities/Income: 1%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 87%
Reserves/Spending: 8.9 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 10 months
Quick Ratio: 81.7
Asset Split ?
Established: 9 years

http://leedsnorthandwest.foodbank.org.uk

trustees@leedsnorthandwest.foodbank.org.uk

07872608296

Charity Commission for England and WalesX
UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
GiG Classification
  • Community food services
How it operates
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Leeds City,
Who it helps
  • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies
  • 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
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Leeds North and West Foodbank
£755 03/11/2023
Contribution towards participation work costs
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Leeds North and West Foodbank
£5,000 11/10/2022
Emergency grant
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Leeds North and West Foodbank
£310,500 23/06/2022
"money buddies", benefit and debt advisors
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Leeds North and West Foodbank
£107,957 15/06/2022
"money buddies", benefit and debt advisors
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Leeds North and West Foodbank
£199,245 15/03/2022
Ops Manager and Client services development manager FT
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Leeds North And West Foodbank
£5,000 31/03/2020
CV emergency costs: salary costs
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Leeds North and West Foodbank
£4,208 30/10/2019
12
Laptops, IT equipment, volunteer training
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Leeds North and West Foodbank
£2,638 30/10/2019
Laptops and IT equipment
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Leeds North and West Foodbank
£66,043 07/04/2019
36
Additional hours & p/t posts: Project Director; Distribution Centre Manager ; Logistics Manager; Volunteer Support Manager
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Leeds North and West Foodbank
£66,043 26/03/2019
Project director hours/centre manager/logistics manager/vol. support
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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 04/08/2015, number: 1162983
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
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding policy and procedures
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Social media policy and procedures
  • Trustee conflicts of interest policy and procedures
  • Trustee expenses policy and procedures
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
8 returns made; AR21: 275 days late,
Main office

Unit 3.3
Flexspace
Burley Hill
Leeds
West Yorkshire
LS4 2PU

Objectives

INSPIRED BY JESUS' TEACHINGS, WE SEEK TO RELIEVE PERSONS IN NORTHERN AND WESTERN DISTRICTS OF OUR CITY OF LEEDS (YORKSHIRE), AND IT'S SURROUNDING AREA, THAT ARE IN FINANCIAL HARDSHIP IN SUCH WAYS AS THE TRUSTEES FROM TIME-TO-TIME THINK FIT, IN PARTICULAR, BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY BY:(A) PROVIDING EMERGENCY FOOD, ESSENTIAL TOILETRIES, AND HOUSEHOLD ITEMS TO INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES IN NEED AND/OR FOR DISTRIBUTION BY CHARITIES OR OTHER ORGANISATIONS WORKING TO PREVENT OR RELIEVE POVERTY(B) SUCH OTHER MEANS, INCLUDING (BUT NOT LIMITED TO) THE PROVISION OF SUPPORT OR SIGNPOSTING TO RELEVANT INFORMATION OR OTHER ADVISORY SERVICES

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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