Finance Score: 0
Governance Score: 0
Support Score: 7
  • Strong growth: +2
  • Deficit latest year: -2
  • No PartB
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • All male board: -3
  • Large volunteers +3
  • Grant maker support: +4
Overall GiG Score: 7 ?

WANSBECK VALLEY FOOD BANK 

Wansbeck Valley Food Bank is a registered charity set up to "prevent or relieve poverty or financial hardship in particular, but not exclusively by the provision of emergency food parcels to individuals in need"
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 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
  • The Board appears to be dynamic in terms of composition

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • The Board is completely male

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 was lower than spending in the latest year
Established: 6 years

www.wansbeckvalleyfoodbank.org

wansbeckvalleyfoodbank@gmail.com

01670515915

Charity Commission for England and Wales

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
31/12/23£189£216£-27n/an/an/an/an/a70
31/12/22£181£96£85n/an/an/an/an/a70
31/12/21£188£99£89n/an/an/an/an/a40
31/12/20£198£102£96n/an/an/an/an/a40
31/12/19£55£47£9n/an/an/an/an/a65
31/12/18£106£57£48£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
What it does
  • Disability
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
Who works here?
  • 70 volunteers
Who it helps
  • The General Public/Mankind
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Northumberland,

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
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd£7,000
County Durham Community Foundation£3,900
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland£3,000
The Coalfields Regeneration Trust£2,500
Masonic Trust£2,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
County Durham Community Foundation - Provision of Food Aid to Wansbeck Valley Residents
£3,900 14/09/2022
The Provision of Food Aid to Wansbeck Valley Residents.
Masonic Trust - MCF Matched Funding
£2,000 07/12/2021
Unrestricted matched funding in partnership with the local masonic province
The Coalfields Regeneration Trust - Wansbeck Valley Food Bank
£2,500 04/11/2021
We provide food aid to those in need in our area. There can be many reasons for the need, e.g. • long-term unemployment, • benefit changes, with a gap in payments, • employed, but struggling to ....more
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - the organisations charitable purposes
£3,000 27/11/2020
the organisations charitable purposes
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - providing food and other essentials to people affected by the COVID-19 outbreak
£4,000 09/04/2020
providing food and other essentials to people affected by the COVID-19 outbreak
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - Providing food support to those in need during December 2019 and January 2020
£3,000 05/11/2019
Providing food support to those in need during December 2019 and January 2020

Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (6)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 26/02/2018, number: 1177303
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
  • Investing charity funds policy and procedures
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding policy and procedures
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Serious incident reporting policy and procedures
  • Trustee conflicts of interest policy and procedures
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
6 returns made; all on time
Recent reorganisation events:
  • Asset transfer in from WANSBECK VALLEY FOOD BANK on 08/11/2019
Main office

Thistledene
Fulbeck
Morpeth
NE61 3JU

Objectives

THE PREVENTION OR RELIEF OF POVERTY OR FINANCIAL HARDSHIP IN NORTHUMBERLAND IN PARTICULAR BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY BY: 1.THE PROVISION OF EMERGENCY FOOD PARCELS, ITEMS, SERVICES AND FACILITIES TO INDIVIDUALS IN FINANCIAL NEED 2.CONTRIBUTING TO AND CO-OPERATING WITH CHARITIES AND OTHER ORGANISATIONS WORKING TO PREVENT OR RELIEVE POVERTY FROM WITHIN NORTHUMBERLAND.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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