Finance Score: -2
Governance Score: -1
Support Score: 4
  • Multiple Deficits: -2
  • No PartB
  • Only 4 Trustees: -1
  • Large volunteers +3
  • Grant maker support: +1
Overall GiG Score: 1 ?

RED LETTER PROJECT 

The Red Letter Project is a charitable organisation with a Christian ethos which provides for the needs of the local community in and around the parish of St. Johns church in Great Horton, Bradford. It's key activities are the provision of a community hall, a lunch group open to the needy and lonely, a food bank/shared table, evangelical support for local schools and the provision of a nursery.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has been successful in attracting volunteers relative to its size
  • A significant proportion of recent income was derived from major grant makers including the Government

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • There are only 4 trustees

Financial issues to consider:

  • A PartB annual return has not been required and so detailed financial information is not available from the online data
  • On several occasions in recent years income has been less than spending

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£145£164£-19n/an/an/an/an/a34
31/12/21£118£126£-7n/an/an/an/an/a32
31/12/20£123£98£26n/an/an/an/an/a30
31/12/19£106£151£-46n/an/an/an/an/a30
31/12/18£251£219£32£0£0£0n/a030
Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
Established: 7 years
Charity Commission for England and Wales
UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Disability
  • Economic/Community Development/Employment
  • Education/Training
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • Recreation
  • Religious Activities
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
GiG Classification
  • Village halls & community buildings
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Throughout England,
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Elderly/Old People
  • People With Disabilities
  • 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
Sir George Martin Trust - Grant to Red Letter Project @ St John's
£2,465 07/11/2022
Core costs for Adult Welfare & Relief of Poverty
National Lottery Community Fund - The St Columba Project
£10,000 28/06/2018
12
The group will conduct a feasibility study and business planning, with regards to acquired premises, to ascertain the needs and priorities of local people.

Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (4)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 12/09/2017, number: 1174618
Gift Aid
  • NOT registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Complaints handling
  • Conflicting interests
  • Investment
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
5 returns made; all on time
Main office

St. Wilfrids Vicarage
St. Wilfrids Road
BRADFORD
BD7 2LU

Objectives

1)THE RELIEF OF FINANCIAL HARDSHIP AMONG PEOPLE LIVING OR WORKING IN GREAT HORTON AND NEIGHBOURING DISTRICT OF BRADFORD BY PROVIDING SUCH PERSONS WITH SERVICES WHICH THEY COULD NOT OTHERWISE AFFORD THROUGH LACK OF MEANS.2)TO PROVIDE OR ASSIST IN THE PROVISION OF FACILITIES IN THE INTERESTS OF SOCIAL WELFARE FOR RECREATION OR OTHER LEISURE TIME OCCUPATION OF INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE NEED OF SUCH FACILITIES BY REASON OF THEIR YOUTH, AGE INFIRMITY OR DISABILITY, FINANCIAL HARDSHIP OR SOCIAL CIRCUMSTANCES WITH THE OBJECT OF IMPROVING THEIR CONDITIONS OF LIFE.3)TO ENHANCE THE DEVELOPMENT AND EDUCATION OF CHILDREN UNDER STATUTORY SCHOOL AGE BY ENCOURAGING PARENTS TO UNDERSTAND AND PROVIDE NEEDS THROUGH COMMUNITY GROUPS.4)TO ADVANCE THE CHRISTIAN FAITH FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PUBLIC IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TEACHINGS OF JESUS TO LOVE THY NEIGHBOUR.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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