Finance Score: 2
Governance Score: 4
Support Score: 6
  • Strong growth: +2
  • No PartB
  • No volunteer policy: -2
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +6
Overall GiG Score: 12 ?

UNFOLDING THEATRE 

The objects for which the Company is established are:-To advance the arts for the public benefit by the promotion in particular, but not exclusively, of the art of drama.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • The charity has received backing from several prominent grant makers recently
  • There has been strong growth in spending over the last 5 years
  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of age and gender

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

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

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
31/03/23£214£201£13n/an/an/an/an/a8
31/03/22£256£237£19n/an/an/an/an/a10
31/03/21£175£155£20n/an/an/an/an/a0
31/03/20£170£186£-16n/an/an/an/an/a5
31/03/19£227£192£36n/an/an/an/an/a3
31/03/18£70£80£-10£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/17£199£184£15£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
Established: 8 years
(15 years as a company)

www.unfoldingtheatre.co.uk

info@unfoldingtheatre.co.uk

01915804901

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UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Arts/Culture/Heritage/Science
GiG Classification
  • Performing and visual arts
How it operates
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Scotland, Throughout England,
Who it helps
  • The General Public/Mankind
Who works here?
  • Unknown number of employees
  • 8 volunteers

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
DCMS£34,000
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland£18,750
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd£15,660
The Foyle Foundation£10,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
The Foyle Foundation - Arts
£10,000 20/09/2022
towards A Street Like This – creation of new co-created theatre music production in Sunderland
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - A grant to Unfolding Theatre
£18,000 29/04/2021
Piloting a new model for sharing live performance and community co-creation in Blakelaw, Newcastle
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - the Tyne and Wear High Sheriff Top Award
£2,500 25/03/2021
the Tyne and Wear High Sheriff Top Award
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - creative sessions for young people with additional needs across the North East of England
£3,160 18/03/2021
creative sessions for young people with additional needs across the North East of England
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - supporting young people from Newcastle, Gateshead and North Tyneside to create a podcast
£750 28/01/2021
supporting young people from Newcastle, Gateshead and North Tyneside to create a podcast
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - developing three existing particpatory projects; 'Right Now People', Barnardos creative family workshops and audience development activity for 'Hold on Let Go'.
£10,000 02/04/2020
developing three existing particpatory projects; 'Right Now People', Barnardos creative family workshops and audience development activity for 'Hold on Let Go'.
DCMS - Unfolding Theatre
£34,000 01/04/2020
To support Arts and Culture throughout England
The Foyle Foundation - Small Grants
£7,500 25/04/2019
towards a new production, Hold On Lets Go inspired by, and made in partnership with 65 intergenerational community participants
Virgin Money Foundation - Grant to Unfolding Theatre
£20,000 17/04/2019
24
Grant to expand the successful Multiverse Arcade into two new areas: Northumberland and Middlesbrough, working with an additional 30 young people
National Lottery Community Fund - A Forgotten Life
£5,000 28/02/2019
12
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Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - 3 Strands of Community Engagement Development
£10,000 28/02/2019
3 Strands of Community Engagement Development
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - Multiverse Arcade at Mackie's Corner, Sunderland
£3,000 26/02/2019
Multiverse Arcade at Mackie's Corner, Sunderland
Virgin Money Foundation - Grant to Unfolding Theatre
£20,000 16/02/2018
24
Grant to support Multiverse Arcade, an arts experience which inspires young people to think creatively and be the change in tackling social issues.
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - Associate Artists role x 3
£7,410 04/01/2018
Associate Artists role x 3
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (5)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Age Range of Trustees: 32-60
  • GINA HUFTON Appointed: 2022, Occupation: Creative Practitioner
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 15/01/2016, number: 1165182
  • Registered at Companies House on 03/12/2008, number: 06764666
Gift Aid
  • NOT registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Bullying and harassment policy and procedures
  • Complaints handling
  • Complaints policy and procedures
  • 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
  • Serious incident reporting policy and procedures
  • Social media policy and procedures
  • Trustee conflicts of interest policy and procedures
  • Trustee expenses policy and procedures
Filing Record
7 returns made; all on time
Main office

Arch 6
Stepney Bank
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
NE1 2NP

Objectives

TO ADVANCE THE ARTS FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT BY THE PROMOTION IN PARTICULAR, BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY, OF THE ART OF DRAMA.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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