Finance Score: 2
Governance Score: 3
Support Score: 6
  • Strong growth: +2
  • No PartB
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +6
Overall GiG Score: 11 ?

BEYOND LIMITS 

To primarily relieve poverty and promote and protect good health by providing a retreat centre for those most in need of a place of safety, family reconnection or a break from the stresses of every day life.With life skills courses on budgeting, job seeking and eating healthy on a budget and providing items / goods as appropriate in order to relieve poverty which they could not otherwise afford
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • 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 including a Community Foundation
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of gender

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • One or more trustees receive benefits from the charity

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

http://www.beyondlimitscharity.org.uk

beyondlimitscharity@gmail.com

07861714779

Charity Commission for England and Wales
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
31/03/23£216£163£53n/an/an/an/an/a30
31/03/22£143£136£7n/an/an/an/an/a38
31/03/21£116£87£29n/an/an/an/an/a50
31/03/20£79£71£7n/an/an/an/an/a55
31/03/19£66£77£-11n/an/an/an/an/a35
31/03/18£67£49£18£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/17£50£48£2£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
What it does
  • Accommodation/Housing
  • Education/Training
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
Who works here?
  • 30 volunteers
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Elderly/Old People
  • People With Disabilities
  • The General Public/Mankind
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Darlington, Durham, Stockton-on-tees,

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
National Lottery Community Fund£200,778
County Durham Community Foundation£58,846
Garfield Weston Foundation£45,000
Sport England£9,470
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd£3,000
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland£3,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
National Lottery Community Fund - Social Events Calendar
£10,000 03/03/2023
The funding will be used to run a series of social events for the community including afternoon teas themed events and the King’s Coronation celebration. The project aims to bring people together ....more
County Durham Community Foundation - Staying Together
£1,500 16/11/2022
To cover the increase in utility bills, the expenses for volunteers.
County Durham Community Foundation - Winter Warmth
£1,000 02/11/2022
To provide a warm space at Evenwood.
County Durham Community Foundation - Winter Wonderland
£2,000 30/09/2022
To support the Winter Wonderland project.
County Durham Community Foundation - Cooking Challenge
£2,000 14/09/2022
To support a Cooking Challenge project.
County Durham Community Foundation - Volunteer and Work Experience Programme
£6,808 16/08/2022
To purchase new equipment.
County Durham Community Foundation - Emergency Aid
£2,000 08/08/2022
To deliver food parcels.
County Durham Community Foundation - Emergency Aid
£5,000 05/07/2022
To continue to provide emergency food parcels.
County Durham Community Foundation - Arts and Crafts Group
£2,288 05/04/2022
To continue an Arts and Crafts Group.
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award - COVID19 response
£20,000 01/04/2022
Main Grants award - COVID19 response
County Durham Community Foundation - Platinum Jubilee Community Celebrations
£5,800 09/03/2022
To hold several community events to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee.
Sport England - Jubilee Fund - Let's Get Moving
£9,470 22/02/2022
The project will deliver Dance and Dine exercise sessions and the cardio/toning sessions and relaxation and meditative work such as yoga. Younger members of the community will join in with more ....more
County Durham Community Foundation - Let's get Moving
£3,390 02/02/2022
To support project activities
County Durham Community Foundation - Covid Safety
£1,000 15/12/2021
To reduce social isolation.
Co-Operative Group - Grant to Beyond Limits
£1,328 23/10/2021
It will deliver emergency aid, and can purchase food to feed our service users and volunteers on a daily basis.
County Durham Community Foundation - Volunteer Programme
£5,000 07/10/2021
To support a Volunteer Programme.
National Lottery Community Fund - Bridging the gap
£10,000 16/07/2021
The funding will be used by the project to provide a social leisure and creative activities and trips for people living in poverty or distress through ill-health disability or financial hardship. ....more
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Providing food parcels in the Teesdale area for those in need during the Covid-19 pandemic
£3,000 22/04/2021
Providing food parcels in the Teesdale area for those in need during the Covid-19 pandemic
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - A grant to Beyond Limits
£3,000 22/04/2021
Providing food parcels in the Teesdale area for those in need during the Covid-19 pandemic
County Durham Community Foundation - Paying It Forward
£7,020 25/03/2021
To further develop and support youth social action.
National Lottery Community Fund - Fighting Social Inequality
£151,347 24/03/2021
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The project will use the funding to employ its CEO a volunteer coordinator admin assistant and cook. Increased demand in its support services including emergency food packages wellfare support and ....more
County Durham Community Foundation - Fresh Perspectives
£10,000 30/11/2020
To purchase equipment, and online courses as part of the Fresh Perspectives project.
County Durham Community Foundation - Chef Salary
£3,000 27/11/2020
Towards a chef salary.
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award - COVID19 response
£15,000 13/11/2020
Emergency Aid and Community Outreach
National Lottery Community Fund - Covid Response extended services
£19,731 02/06/2020
6
The funding will provide isolated members of the community with access to technological devices so that they can join in with online singing sessions provided by the charity. The aim is to reduce ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Covid 19 Response and Sustainability Project
£9,700 22/05/2020
12
The funding will be used to continue to provide food and household cleaning products packs for vulnerable people with health issues and to help ensure the groups sustainability. The aim is to support ....more
County Durham Community Foundation - Covid 19 Emergency Aid
£1,040 16/04/2020
To support the distribution of food parcels to families in need.
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£10,000 18/06/2019
Beyond Limits Continual Development Programme
National Lottery Community Fund - Building Connections Through Events
£10,000 21/02/2019
12
The funding will be used to help combat loneliness and isolation by putting on day trips and fun community events for local disadvantaged families throughout the year.
County Durham Community Foundation - Saturday Swop Shop
£4,100 24/10/2018
To support a Saturday Swop Shop.
County Durham Community Foundation - Fresh Prospectives
£6,657 23/05/2018
To support the Fresh Prospective project.
County Durham Community Foundation - Sanitary Improvement Project
£4,918 16/02/2018
To support a sanitary improvement project
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£10,000 14/09/2017
Revenue Grant
National Lottery Community Fund - Bathroom Facilities for service users (Disabled Access)
£9,995 12/07/2017
12
The project will install new disabled access bathroom facilities so they can provide short breaks, respite, healthy lifestyle and development activities for more disadvantaged and vulnerable families.
County Durham Community Foundation - Crisis Help
£2,880 02/03/2017
Towards Food Purchases & Food Trainer.
County Durham Community Foundation - Strategic Development Project
£4,320 04/01/2017
Towards a Strategic Development Project.
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (5)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 30/08/2016, number: 1168962
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Bullying and harassment policy and procedures
  • Campaigns and political activity 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
  • Trustee expenses policy and procedures
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
7 returns made; all on time
Main office

Sadlers Farm
Southside
Butterknowle
BISHOP AUCKLAND
DL13 5JN

Objectives

TO RELIEVE POVERTY AND TO PROMOTE AND PROTECT GOOD HEALTH BY PROVIDING A RETREAT CENTRE WITH LIFE SKILLS COURSES ON BUDGETING, JOB SEEKING AND EATING HEALTHY ON A BUDGET WITHIN A CHRISTIAN ETHOS IN PARTICULAR BUT NOT LIMITED TO THOSE LIVING IN THE NORTH EAST AND PROVIDING SUCH ITEMS / GOODS AS THE TRUSTEES DEEM APPROPRIATE IN ORDER TO RELIEVE POVERTY WHICH THEY COULD NOT OTHERWISE AFFORD THROUGH LACK OF MEANS.

Defined Area of Benefit:

IN PARTICULAR BUT NOT LIMITED TO THOSE LIVING IN THE NORTH EAST

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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