Finance Score: 2
Governance Score: -6
Support Score: 6
  • Strong growth: +2
  • No PartB
  • Static board: -3
  • All male board: -3
  • Large volunteers +3
  • Grant maker support: +3
Overall GiG Score: 2 ?

DURHAM MUSIC TRUST 

The objects of the Durham Music Trust CIO are: To advance the education of the public, with a focus on children and young people, in the art and science of music in particular but not exclusively in County Durham and Darlington by raising capital and revenue funds to: 1. Support young people in their musical endeavours through a range of musical education programmes; 2. Support Durham
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Positives:

  • This charity has been successful in attracting volunteers relative to its size
  • 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 the Government

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • The Board is completely male
  • The Board composition appears to be rather static

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
31/08/22£28£9£20n/an/an/an/an/a2
31/08/21£10£10£1n/an/an/an/an/a3
31/08/20£10£1£9n/an/an/an/an/a3
31/08/19£18£4£15n/an/an/an/an/a0
31/08/18*£1£7£-7£0£0£0n/a00
31/08/17£10£1£8£0£0£0n/a00

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

www.durhammusic.org.uk

info@durhammusic.org.uk

03000262368

Charity Commission for England and WalesX
UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Arts/Culture/Heritage/Science
  • Education/Training
GiG Classification
  • Performing and visual arts
How it operates
  • Acts as an umbrella or resource body
  • Makes Grants to Individuals
  • Makes Grants to Organisations
Where it operates
  • Darlington, Durham,
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • People With Disabilities
  • The General Public/Mankind
Who works here?
  • Unknown number of employees
  • 2 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.

Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Youth Music - Durham and Darlington Early Years
£99,655 15/11/2019
Durham and Darlington Early Years
Youth Music - Durham and Darlington Early Years Music Project
£29,967 09/03/2018
Durham and Darlington Early Years Music Project

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 21/10/2016, number: 1169848
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Conflicting interests
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Filing Record
6 returns made; AR18: 4 days late,
Main office

USHAW COLLEGE
DURHAM
DH7 9RH

Objectives

THE OBJECTS OF THE DURHAM MUSIC TRUST CIO ARE:TO ADVANCE THE EDUCATION OF THE PUBLIC, WITH A FOCUS ON CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE, IN THE ART AND SCIENCE OF MUSIC IN PARTICULAR BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY IN COUNTY DURHAM AND DARLINGTON BY RAISING CAPITAL AND REVENUE FUNDS TO: 1. SUPPORT YOUNG PEOPLE IN THEIR MUSICAL ENDEAVOURS THROUGH A RANGE OF MUSICAL EDUCATION PROGRAMMES; 2. SUPPORT DURHAM MUSIC SERVICE STAFF WITH OPPORTUNITIES TO ENHANCE THEIR SKILLS TO HELP THEM TO ADVANCE THE EDUCATION OF MUSIC; 3. CREATE EXCITING OPPORTUNITIES FOR SPECIAL MUSICAL EVENTS, WORKSHOPS AND MUSICAL PERFORMANCES; 4. OFFER CUSTOMISED MUSIC PROGRAMMES FOR PUPILS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS; 5. CREATE OPPORTUNITIES FOR MORE ABLE AND VERY TALENTED PUPILS TO PARTICIPATE IN MASTER CLASSES; 6. PURCHASE INSTRUMENTS TO LEND TO PUPILS; 7. ALLOW FINANCIALLY DISADVANTAGED PUPILS TO COVER MUSIC FEES AND TRAVEL COSTS;8. ENHANCE THE MUSICAL SERVICES PROVIDED BY DURHAM MUSIC SERVICE TO ADVANCE THE MUSICAL EDUCATION OF THE PUBLIC AND YOUNG PEOPLE IN PARTICULAR;

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
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