Finance Score: 2
Governance Score: 3
Support Score: 10
  • Strong growth: +2
  • No PartB
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Large volunteers +5
  • Grant maker support: +5
Overall GiG Score: 15 ?

BROMLEY BOROUGH FOODBANK 

Bromley Borough Foodbank is a community-led charity, helping local people to get back on their feet and improve their financial independence. It meets the needs of people in food poverty with emergency supplies of food and importantly, assists people to locate the right support for any wider needs by referring them to specialist agencies relevant to their situation.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has been very successful in attracting volunteers relative to its size
  • There has been strong growth in spending over the last 5 years
  • There have been no income shortfalls in recent years
  • A significant proportion of recent income was derived from major grant makers
  • The Board appears to be dynamic in terms of composition

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£427£291£136n/an/an/an/an/a150,000
31/03/22£303£201£101n/an/an/an/an/a120
31/03/21£480£99£381n/an/an/an/an/a110
31/03/20£104£71£33n/an/an/an/an/a90
31/03/19£70£58£12n/an/an/an/an/a80
31/03/18£62£41£21£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/17£39£35£4£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
Established: 8 years

www.bromleyborough.foodbank.org.uk

info@bromleyborough.foodbank.org.uk

08009202324

Charity Commission for England and WalesX
Listed activities
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
GiG Classification
  • Community food services
How it operates
  • Other charitable activities
  • Provides human resources
Where it operates
  • Bromley,
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 Bromley Borough Foodbank
£147,561 01/02/2023
F/T community campaigning and local influencing role and direct project costs
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Bromley Borough Foodbank
£5,000 11/10/2022
Emergency grant
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Bromley Borough Foodbank
£111,055 26/10/2021
24
Full-time CA advisor dedicated to food bank, for 2 or 3 years
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Bromley Borough Foodbank
£37,649 09/09/2021
Volunteer coordinator salary
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Bromley Borough Foodbank
£30,000 20/01/2021
Lease and fit out new warehouse
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Bromley Borough Foodbank
£29,206 23/07/2020
Income maximisation - advice worker
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Bromley Borough Foodbank
£16,690 10/12/2019
24
PM hours, community officer, warehouse contractor & van
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Bromley Borough Foodbank
£16,690 10/12/2019
PM hours, community officer, warehouse contractor & van
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Bromley Borough Foodbank
£3,045 15/08/2019
12
Laptop for new schools liaison officer
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Bromley Borough Foodbank
£12,374 18/12/2018
12
Additional hours for food bank manager, and]warehouse equipment
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Bromley Borough Foodbank
£12,374 12/12/2018
Manager extra hours
Co-Operative Group - Grant to Bromley Borough Foodbank
£5,637 04/08/2017
It will aid families facing starvation over the Summer holidays and Christmas due to their children no longer receiving free school meals.
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (5)
Current Trustees appointed

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 30/06/2016, number: 1167961
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
  • Investing charity funds 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
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
7 returns made; all on time
Main office

c/o Orpington Baptist Church
Station Road
Orpington
BR6 0RZ

Objectives

THE OBJECT OF THE CIO IS ‘THE RELIEF OF FINANCIAL HARDSHIP AMONGST PEOPLE IN THE LONDON BOROUGH OF BROMLEY AND THE SURROUNDING AREA OR IN OTHER PARTS OF THE UK 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 AND OTHER ADVISORY SERVICES, AND TO PROVIDE SUCH SERVICES WITH A CHRISTIAN ETHOS SUPPORTED BY THE CHURCHES IN THE LONDON BOROUGH OF BROMLEY.)

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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