Finance Score: 2
Governance Score: 4
Support Score: 11
  • Strong growth: +2
  • No PartB
  • No volunteer policy: -2
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Large volunteers +3
  • Grant maker support: +8
Overall GiG Score: 17 ?

SOUTHEND FOODBANK 

The provision of food parcels and other items to those referred to us by local professional agencies/groups and who have been identified as in a emergency or crisis situation.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has been successful in attracting volunteers relative to its size
  • 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 well diversified in terms of gender and dynamic in terms of composition

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • Although this charity works with volunteers it does not have a Volunteer Management policy
  • 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

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
30/04/23£246£191£54n/an/an/an/an/a150
30/04/22£104£113£-9n/an/an/an/an/a150
30/04/21£143£75£68n/an/an/an/an/a150
30/04/20£87£35£52n/an/an/an/an/a150
30/04/19*£33£27£6n/an/an/an/an/a100
30/04/18£19£18£1£0£0£0n/a00
30/04/17£6£11£-5£0£0£0n/a00
30/04/16£21£3£17£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
Established: 9 years

http://southend.foodbank.org.uk

info@southend.foodbank.org.uk

07926530327

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Listed activities
  • General Charitable Purposes
GiG Classification
  • Community food services
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Southend-on-sea,
Who it helps
  • 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.

Major supporters in last 5 years
The Trussell Trust£105,203
Essex Community Foundation£18,950
National Lottery Community Fund£8,400
Masonic Trust£3,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
National Lottery Community Fund - Foodbank Crates
£8,400 28/04/2023
The funding will be used to purchase crates to transport food and essential items to the foodbank distribution centres. The project aims to improve the working environment for volunteers.
Essex Community Foundation - Grant to Southend Foodbank
£7,000 23/02/2023
to support the purchase of a second-hand van to transport food parcels to eight distribution centres across Southend
Masonic Trust - MCF Matched Funding
£500 09/01/2023
Unrestricted matched funding in partnership with the local masonic province
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Southend Foodbank
£18,720 16/11/2022
New post - Signposting Coordinator (12 hpw)
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Southend Foodbank
£5,000 11/10/2022
Emergency grant
Essex Community Foundation - Drop Swap
£450 10/02/2022
to support the work of Southend Foodbank
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Southend Foodbank
£29,395 01/02/2022
Salary for Communications and campaigning co-ordinator and related project costs
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Southend Foodbank
£44,378 16/11/2021
15 hpw adviser post with CA for 3 years
Masonic Trust - MCF Matched Funding
£2,500 10/11/2021
Unrestricted matched funding in partnership with the local masonic province
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Southend Foodbank
£3,841 23/09/2020
CV emergency costs: storage costs
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Southend Foodbank
£3,869 10/06/2020
CV emergency costs: warehouse co-ordinator
Essex Community Foundation - Project Manager Salary Costs
£11,500 16/04/2020
11
towards the salary costs of the project manager of Southend Foodbank and to purchase essential items in response to COVID19
Essex Community Foundation - Project manager
£9,275 07/01/2019
12
To continue support the post of Project Manager and operational costs at Southend Foodbank
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Southend Foodbank
£7,745 31/12/2018
24
Additional warehouse space and shelving
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Southend Foodbank
£7,745 12/12/2018
Additional warehouse space
Essex Community Foundation - Part-Time Project Manager
£5,500 20/06/2017
11
Towards the costs to enable employment of a project Manager for Southend Foodbank
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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 17/08/2015, number: 1163160
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Complaints handling
  • Complaints policy and procedures
  • Conflicting interests
  • Internal charity financial controls policy and procedures
  • Safeguarding policy and procedures
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Social media policy and procedures
  • Trustee conflicts of interest policy and procedures
Filing Record
8 returns made; AR19: 34 days late,
Main office

FRIENDSHIP HOUSE
484 SOUTHCHURCH ROAD
SOUTHEND-ON-SEA
SS1 2QA

Objectives

THE OBJECTS OF THE CIO ARE:TO PROVIDE RELIEF OF FINANCIAL HARDSHIP AMONG PERSONS RESIDING WITHIN THE BOROUGH OF SOUTHEND-ON-SEA, ROCHFORD DISTRICT AND THE SURROUNDING AREA OR IN OTHER PARTS OF THE UNITED KINGDOM 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 POVERTYB) SUCH OTHER MEANS, INCLUDING (BUT NOT LIMITED TO) THE PROVISION OF SUPPORT OR SIGNPOSTING TO RELEVANT INFORMATION AND OTHER ADVISORY SERVICESAND TO PROVIDE SUCH SERVICES WITH A CHRISTIAN ETHOS, SUPPORTED BY CHURCHES WITHIN THE BOROUGH OF SOUTHEND-ON-SEA, ROCHFORD DISTRICT AND THE SURROUNDING AREA OR IN OTHER PARTS OF THE UNITED KINGDOM.NOTHING IN THIS CONSTITUTION SHALL AUTHORISE AN APPLICATION OF THE PROPERTY OF THE CIO FOR THE PURPOSES WHICH ARE NOT CHARITABLE IN ACCORDANCE WITH [SECTION 7 OF THE CHARITIES AND TRUSTEE INVESTMENT (SCOTLAND) ACT 2005] AND [SECTION 2 OF THE CHARITIES ACT (NORTHERN IRELAND) 2008]

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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