Finance Score: 0
Governance Score: 6
Support Score: 10
  • No PartB
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Large volunteers +3
  • Grant maker support: +7
Overall GiG Score: 16 ?

SKILLS 4 WORK (GATESHEAD) LIMITED 

The organisation exists to act as a focus point for young people (aged 18-30) in the community of Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, by providing support and assistance to individuals with learning difficulties, who want to lead independent lives and find access to employment, by improving employment skills, as well as personal development.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has been successful in attracting volunteers relative to its size
  • Spending has increased over the last 3 years relative to the previous period
  • There have been no income shortfalls in recent years
  • A significant proportion of recent income was derived from major grant makers including the Government and there are significant future grants due to be received
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of age and dynamic in terms of composition

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • 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
Established: 8 years

skills4work.org

skills4workgateshead@gmail.com

07582288453

Charity Commission for England and WalesCompanies House
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
31/07/22£58£53£6n/an/an/an/an/a22
31/07/21£88£49£39n/an/an/an/an/a22
31/07/20£62£42£20n/an/an/an/an/a20
31/07/19£56£44£12n/an/an/an/an/a22
31/07/18£57£43£14£0£0£0n/a013
31/07/17£43£38£4£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
Listed activities
  • Disability
  • Economic/Community Development/Employment
  • Education/Training
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • Recreation
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides human resources
Where it operates
  • Gateshead,
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • People With Disabilities
Who works here?
  • Unknown number of employees
  • 22 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
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd£33,918
National Lottery Community Fund£26,495
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland£14,714
DCMS£10,599
National Lottery Heritage Fund£9,998
County Durham Community Foundation£7,000
Sport England£4,400
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
National Lottery Heritage Fund - Grant to Skills 4 Work (Gateshead) Limited
£9,998 30/08/2023
Birtley Community Heritage
National Lottery Community Fund - Development Manager - Skills 4 Work Gateshead
£10,000 18/08/2023
The funding will be used to continue to provide the role of a development manager to support young people with varied learning disabilities in gaining employment skills. The project aims to sustain ....more
County Durham Community Foundation - Volunteer review
£2,000 09/12/2022
To support a volunteer review programme.
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - A grant to Skills 4 Work (Gateshead) Limited
£750 20/01/2022
A social media support worker from Gateshead
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - A grant to Skills 4 Work (Gateshead) Limited
£4,235 30/09/2021
Running costs to provide a new weekly drop-in cafe offering work experience for 8 young people and a new café service aimed at the older ladies who wish to remain fit and active
County Durham Community Foundation - Grant to Skills4Work (Gateshead) Limited
£5,000 12/07/2021
To support walking group
Sport England - COVID19 Return to Play
£4,400 12/04/2021
5
Funding under Sport England's Return to Play - Small Grants funding programme for a Revenue project titled COVID19 Return to Play. This project is a Exercise & Fitness project, with a focus on ....more
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - activity costs across 20 weeks to support young people with learning difficulties affected by Covid-19 in Gateshead
£6,768 25/03/2021
activity costs across 20 weeks to support young people with learning difficulties affected by Covid-19 in Gateshead
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - activity costs across 20 weeks to support young people with learning difficulties affected by Covid-19 in Gateshead
£5,640 25/03/2021
activity costs across 20 weeks to support young people with learning difficulties affected by Covid-19 in Gateshead
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - the Tyne and Wear High Sheriff Second Place Award
£2,000 25/03/2021
the Tyne and Wear High Sheriff Second Place Award
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - employment support for young people with additional needs in Gateshead
£9,120 18/03/2021
employment support for young people with additional needs in Gateshead
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - running costs for small group walks around the Gateshead area, to reduce social isolation and encourage young people affected by COVID-19 to exercise once again
£2,000 18/02/2021
running costs for small group walks around the Gateshead area, to reduce social isolation and encourage young people affected by COVID-19 to exercise once again
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - social media tutoring for young people with additional learning needs
£750 28/01/2021
social media tutoring for young people with additional learning needs
DCMS - Coronavirus Community Support Fund
£7,335 17/08/2020
"The fund aims to:1) To reduce closures of essential charities that provide essential services to vulnerable groups during the COVID-19 crisis by ensuring they have the financial resources to ....more
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - On-line programme and small group sessions to continue supporting young people during Covid-19
£4,695 26/06/2020
On-line programme and small group sessions to continue supporting young people during Covid-19
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - on-line programme and small group sessions to continue supporting young people during Covid-19
£4,695 26/06/2020
on-line programme and small group sessions to continue supporting young people during Covid-19
National Lottery Community Fund - COVID-19 ON-LINE WELLBEING PROGRAMME
£6,495 22/04/2020
6
This project will support vulnerable young people with a learning need and/or mental health conditions online with live sessions at 11am each day except Sunday to maintain a weekly routine. It will ....more
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Supporting a weekly work placement programme allowing young people to develop work related skills.
£3,000 28/02/2020
Supporting a weekly work placement programme allowing young people to develop work related skills.
DCMS - UK Youth Fund YAF
£3,264 28/02/2020
Social Action - Come Dine with Us
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - A Social Action project 'Come Dine With Us' for young people with learning needs
£4,979 18/10/2019
A Social Action project 'Come Dine With Us' for young people with learning needs
National Lottery Community Fund - Employment Support Group
£10,000 09/10/2019
12
Employment Support Group
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - For work with young people at risk of social exclusion
£5,000 12/03/2019
For work with young people at risk of social exclusion
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - Preparing for growth
£9,705 30/01/2019
Preparing for growth
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - Work Placement Programme
£3,000 11/12/2018
Work Placement Programme
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - Positive Life Changes
£2,950 09/07/2018
Positive Life Changes
Co-Operative Group - Grant to Skills 4 Work (Gateshead) Ltd
£2,589 29/11/2017
Funds will allow members and volunteers will run a community café every two weeks, offering activity and advice.
National Lottery Community Fund - Employment - Choice and Opportunity
£10,000 22/11/2017
12
The project will continue to provide tailored learning plans for young adults with learning disabilities to help improve their volunteering and employment opportunities. They will provide employment ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Employment Support Group - Skills 4 Work - Directing Your Future.
£10,000 21/10/2015
12
The organisation will use the funding to run employability courses for young people with learning disabilities. This will assist with the transition from education towards employment as well as ....more
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How is it governed?

Trustees (10)
Current Trustees appointed

Age Range of Trustees: 29-86
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 21/04/2016, number: 1166652
  • Registered at Companies House on 14/07/2014, number: 09128221
Gift Aid
  • NOT registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Complaints handling
  • Conflicting interests
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
6 returns made; all on time
Main office

Pinetree Centre
Durham Road
Birtley
COUNTY DURHAM
DH3 2TD

Objectives

1. TO ACT AS A RESOURCE FOR YOUNG PEOPLE UP TO THE AGE OF 30 LIVING IN GATESHEAD BY PROVIDING ADVICE AND ASSISTANCE AND ORGANISING PROGRAMMES OF PHYSICAL, EDUCATIONAL AND OTHER ACTIVITIES AS A MEANS OF: (A) ADVANCING IN LIFE AND HELPING YOUNG PEOPLE DEVELOPING THEIR SKILLS, CAPACITIES AND CAPABILITIES TO ENABLE THEM TO PARTICIPATE IN SOCIETY AS INDEPENDENT, MATURE AND RESPONSIBLE INDIVIDUALS; (B) ADVANCING EDUCATION; (C) RELIEVING UNEMPLOYMENT; (D) PROVIDING RECREATIONAL AND LEISURE ACTIVITY IN THE INTERESTS OF SOCIAL WELFARE FOR PEOPLE IN THE AREA OF BENEFIT WHO NEED BY REASON OF THEIR YOUTH, INFIRMITY OR DISABILITY, POVERTY OR SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC CIRCUMSTANCES WITH A VIEW TO IMPROVING THE CONDITIONS OF LIFE OF SUCH PERSONS. 2. THE PROMOTION OF EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT BY; (A) ADVANCING EDUCATION AND RAISING AWARENESS IN EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY; (B) PROMOTING ACTIVITIES TO FOSTER UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN PEOPLE FROM DIVERSE BACKGROUNDS; (C) CONDUCTING OR COMMISSIONING RESEARCH ON EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY ISSUES AND PUBLISHING THE RESULTS TO THE PUBLIC; (D) CULTIVATING A SENTIMENT IN FAVOUR OF EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
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