Finance Score: 1
Governance Score: 5
Support Score: 7
  • Reasonable growth: +1
  • No PartB
  • No conflicts policy: -1
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Large volunteers +5
  • Grant maker support: +2
Overall GiG Score: 13 ?

DARLINGTON ASSISTANCE FOR REFUGEES 

Welcome Refugees and Asylum seekers to the local area. Offer practical assistance, befriending and Language support. Offer drop ins for Refugees and Asylum seekers. Offer help and advice into employment. Encourage and support involvement in the local community. Have social events and fundraising activities. Collect and distribute donations from the public. Send donations to areas of need world
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, including a Community Foundation, recently
  • There has been reasonable growth in spending over the last 3 years relative to the previous period, despite a decline more recently
  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of gender and dynamic in terms of composition

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • This charity does not have a Conflict of Interests policy
  • 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

https://www.darlingtonrefugees.org/

hello@darlingtonrefugees.org

07979686836

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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
31/12/22£21£13£8n/an/an/an/an/a111
31/12/21£15£10£6n/an/an/an/an/a65
31/12/20£9£5£4n/an/an/an/an/a65
31/12/19£10£13£-4n/an/an/an/an/a51
31/12/18£11£9£2£0£0£0n/a045
31/12/17£8£6£2£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
What it does
  • Education/Training
  • Human Rights/Religious Or Racial Harmony/Equality Or Diversity
  • Overseas Aid/Famine Relief
  • Recreation
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
Who works here?
  • 111 volunteers
Who it helps
  • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies
  • People Of A Particular Ethnic Or Racial Origin
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides human resources
Where it operates
  • Darlington,

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
County Durham Community Foundation - DAR Football Team
£5,000 12/12/2022
To support the football team.
County Durham Community Foundation - Combatting isolation amongst Asylum Seekers in Darlington
£2,750 19/03/2021
To Combat isolation amongst Asylum Seekers in Darlington.

Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (7)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split
Based on 6/7 persons

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 05/01/2017, number: 1170986
Gift Aid
  • NOT registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Campaigns and political activity policy and procedures
  • Complaints handling
  • Complaints policy and procedures
  • Internal risk management policy and procedures
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding policy and procedures
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
6 returns made; all on time
Main office

33 Linden Avenue
DARLINGTON
County Durham
DL3 8PS

Objectives

1. THE PROMOTION OF SOCIAL INCLUSION FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT AMONG PEOPLE WHO ARE REFUGEES LIVING IN DARLINGTON WHO ARE SOCIALLY EXCLUDED ON THE GROUNDS OF THEIR SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC POSITION, BY PROVIDING:A) EDUCATION AND TRAINING IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE;B) VOLUNTEER BEFRIENDERS/MENTORS WHO WILL ASSIST THEM WITH THEIR INTEGRATION INTO THE COMMUNITY OF DARLINGTON BY THE PROVISION OF INFORMATION, ADVICE AND SUPPORT.2. THE RELIEF OF POVERTY FOR REFUGEES DISPLACED FROM, IN PARTICULAR BUT NOT LIMITED TO, SYRIA AND OTHER WAR ZONES WHO ARE OR HAVE BEEN RESIDENT IN ANY REFUGEE CAMPS IN EUROPE BY THE PROVISION OF ESSENTIAL EQUIPMENT, FURNITURE AND OTHER ITEMS AS MAY BE NECESSARY.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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