Finance Score: 6
Governance Score: 2
Support Score: 11
  • Strong growth: +2
  • Volatile income
  • spending growth: -1
  • Future income +5
  • No PartB
  • No conflicts policy: -1
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Large volunteers +3
  • Grant maker support: +8
Overall GiG Score: 19 ?

MORECAMBE BAY FOODBANK 

Morecambe Bay Foodbank has been set up for the relief of need and hardship among people in Morecambe and the surrounding area by providing emergency food, essential toiletries and household items to individuals and families in need and for the provision of support or signposting to relevant information and other advisory services in the area.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has been successful in attracting volunteers relative to its size
  • The charity has received backing from multiple prominent grant makers recently and there are significant future grants due to be received
  • There has been strong growth in spending since inception
  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of gender

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • This charity does not have a Conflict of Interests policy

Financial issues to consider:

  • A PartB annual return has not been required and so detailed financial information is not available from the online data
  • Income has been volatile recently but spending has been maintained

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£258£281£-23n/an/an/an/an/a60
31/08/21£407£212£196n/an/an/an/an/a61
31/08/20£328£118£210n/an/an/an/an/a80
31/08/19£103£49£54n/an/an/an/an/a80
31/08/18*£42£30£12£0£0£0n/a050
Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
Established: 6 years

www.morecambebay.foodbank.org.uk

info@morecambebay.foodbank.org.uk

01524932001

Charity Commission for England and WalesX
UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Disability
  • Education/Training
  • 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
  • Lancashire,
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Elderly/Old People
  • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies
  • 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.

Major supporters in last 5 years
The Trussell Trust£294,590
Westminster Foundation£28,184
Masonic Trust£450
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Morecambe Bay Foodbank
£80,000 25/10/2023
Referral Agency Support Worker
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Morecambe Bay Foodbank
£35,000 20/03/2023
Engagement Lead (1.5dpw, 2yrs)
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Morecambe Bay Foodbank
£84,871 18/01/2023
F/T CA schools worker
Masonic Trust - MCF Matched Funding
£450 17/02/2022
Unrestricted matched funding in partnership with the local masonic province
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Morecambe Bay Foodbank
£30,000 07/05/2021
Dedicated premises
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Morecambe Bay Foodbank
£2,318 24/02/2021
Boxes for delivery service
Westminster Foundation - Covid 19 response Fund
£7,592 01/04/2020
6
Staffing for Covid 19 emergency response
Westminster Foundation - Covid 19 response Fund
£7,592 01/04/2020
3
Staffing for Covid 19 emergency response
Westminster Foundation - Covid 19 response Fund
£13,000 24/03/2020
3
Staffing for Covid 19 emergency response
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Morecambe Bay Foodbank
£31,200 10/12/2019
24
2 PT employees, increased manager hours and IT equipment
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Morecambe Bay Foodbank
£31,200 10/12/2019
2 PT employees, increased manager hours and IT equipment
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Morecambe Bay Foodbank
£5,000 12/02/2019
Racking, scales, crates
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Morecambe Bay Foodbank
£5,000 31/01/2019
12
Food bank warehouse equipment
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (8)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Age Range of Trustees:
Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 09/01/2018, number: 1176579
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Complaints handling
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
5 returns made; AR18: 84 days late,
Recent reorganisation events:
  • Asset transfer in from PEOPLE TO PEOPLE - WE CARE on 04/02/2022
Main office

Anchor Building
Westgate
MORECAMBE
Lancashire
LA3 3DD

Objectives

MORECAMBE BAY FOODBANK HAS BEEN SET UP FOR THE RELIEF OF FINANCIAL HARDSHIP AMONG PEOPLE IN MORECAMBE AND THE SURROUNDING AREA IN PARTICULAR, BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY BY: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 POVERTYBY 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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