Finance Score: 2
Governance Score: 1
Support Score: 8
  • Strong growth: +2
  • No PartB
  • No conflicts policy: -1
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Mainly female board: -1
  • Large volunteers +3
  • Grant maker support: +5
Overall GiG Score: 11 ?

UTTLESFORD FOODBANK 

Foodbank for those in need in District of Uttlesford
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has been successful in attracting volunteers relative to its size
  • There has been strong growth in spending since inception
  • There have been no income shortfalls in recent years
  • A significant proportion of recent income was derived from major grant makers
  • The Board appears to be dynamic in terms of composition

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • This charity does not have a Conflict of Interests policy
  • The Board is predominantly female
  • 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

Financial Data ?

Income & Spending ?
Sources of Income ?
Y/E Income Spending Surplus/
Deficit
Volun-
teers
31/03/23£244,131£137,046£107,085130
31/03/22£119,766£77,881£41,88591
05/04/21£192,170£67,990£124,18075
05/04/20£23,427£13,100£10,32745
05/04/19£20,772£8,534£12,23841
Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
Established: 7 years

https://uttlesford.foodbank.org.uk/

info@uttlesford.foodbank.org.uk

07531436335

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Listed activities
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • Other Charitable Purposes
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
GiG Classification
  • Community food services
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Essex,
Who it helps
  • 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
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Uttlesford Foodbank
£127,543 28/02/2023
Full-time CA adviser
Masonic Trust - MCF Matched Funding
£500 09/01/2023
Unrestricted matched funding in partnership with the local masonic province
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Uttlesford Foodbank
£5,000 17/10/2022
Emergency grant
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Uttlesford Foodbank
£84,964 04/01/2022
OLM role and project costs
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Uttlesford Foodbank
£27,681 10/12/2019
24
Coordinator salary plus training, recruitment and laptop
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Uttlesford Foodbank
£27,681 10/12/2019
Coordinator salary plus training, recruitment and laptop

Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (7)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 12/12/2017, number: 1176230
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Bullying and harassment policy and procedures
  • Complaints handling
  • Complaints policy and procedures
  • Financial reserves policy and procedures
  • Internal charity financial controls policy and procedures
  • Internal risk management 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
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
5 returns made; all on time
Recent reorganisation events:
  • Asset transfer in from STANSTED FAMILY CHURCH on 02/08/2023
Main office

Stansted House
SHIRE HILL
SAFFRON WALDEN
CB11 3AQ

Objectives

TO RELIEVE PERSONS IN UTTLESFORD AND THE SURROUNDING AREA THAT ARE IN FINANCIAL HARDSHIP 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.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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