Overall Score: 15 based on 9 data points
Finance: 2
Governance: 3
Support: 10
(no PartB)
Strong growth: +2,
Dynamic board: +3,
Large volunteers +5, Supporters: +5

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
  • 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 income shortfalls in recent years
  • The Board appears to be 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: 7 years

www.bromleyborough.foodbank.org.uk

info@bromleyborough.foodbank.org.uk

08009202324

Charity Commission for England and WalesTwitter
This Charity did not raise funds from the public in its latest financial period

Financial Data ?

Income & Spending ?
Sources of Income ?
Y/E Income Spending Surplus/
Deficit
Volun-
teers
31/03/23£426,773£290,914£135,859150,000
31/03/22£302,608£201,356£101,252120
31/03/21£479,552£98,726£380,826110
31/03/20£104,031£71,358£32,67390
31/03/19£70,430£58,393£12,03780
31/03/18£62,183£40,864£21,3190
31/03/17£38,637£35,033£3,6040

No information about staff salaries has been filed, which means that no-one was paid more than £60,000 in the latest financial year
What it does
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
Who works here?
  • 150,000 volunteers
Who it helps
  • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies
  • The General Public/Mankind
How it operates
  • Other charitable activities
  • Provides human resources
Where it operates
  • Bromley,

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
£111,055 26/10/2021
24
Full-time CA advisor dedicated to food bank, for 2 or 3 years
The Trussell Trust
£37,649 09/09/2021
Volunteer coordinator salary
The Trussell Trust
£30,000 20/01/2021
Lease and fit out new warehouse
the Trussell Trust
£29,206 23/07/2020
Income maximisation - advice worker
the Trussell Trust
£16,690 10/12/2019
24
PM hours, community officer, warehouse contractor & van
The Trussell Trust
£16,690 10/12/2019
PM hours, community officer, warehouse contractor & van
the Trussell Trust
£3,045 15/08/2019
12
Laptop for new schools liaison officer
the Trussell Trust
£12,374 18/12/2018
12
Additional hours for food bank manager, and]warehouse equipment
The Trussell Trust
£12,374 12/12/2018
Manager extra hours
Co-operative Group
£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
  • 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
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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