Finance Score: 0
Governance Score: 0
Support Score: 10
  • No PartB
  • No volunteer policy: -2
  • No conflicts policy: -1
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Large volunteers +3
  • Grant maker support: +7
Overall GiG Score: 10 ?

HOUGHTON BOXING CLUB 

Promote community participation in healthy recreation in particular by the provision of facilities for boxing.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has been successful in attracting volunteers relative to its size
  • 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 and there are significant future grants due to be received

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • Although this charity works with volunteers it does not have a Volunteer Management policy
  • 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
Established: 6 years

07719501976

Charity Commission for England and Wales
UN SDGs
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Financial Data ?

Income & Spending ?
Sources of Income ?
Y/E Income Spending Surplus/
Deficit
Volun-
teers
18/06/23£45,896£46,642£-74610
18/06/22£34,453£35,256£-80310
18/06/21£25,800£12,000£13,8008
18/06/20£53,410£30,491£22,9195
18/06/19£0£0£06
Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
What it does
  • Amateur Sport
Who works here?
  • 10 volunteers
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • People With Disabilities
  • The General Public/Mankind
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Throughout England,

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 Clothworkers Foundation£40,000
National Lottery Community Fund£10,000
Sport England£3,700
County Durham Community Foundation£2,021
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
The Clothworkers Foundation - Grant to Houghton Boxing Club
£40,000 11/07/2023
Refurbishment of building for a charity which works with vulnerable young people living in deprivation in Tyne and Wear
National Lottery Community Fund - Funding to make our community boxing club wheelchair accessible
£10,000 16/06/2023
The funding will be used to install accessible doors and toilets at the boxing clubs new building. The project aims to improve the accessibility of the boxing club for people living with disabilities ....more
County Durham Community Foundation - To support return to play
£2,021 14/06/2021
To support return to play
Sport England - COVID19 Return to Play
£3,700 15/03/2021
6
Funding under Sport England's Return to Play - Small Grants funding programme for a Revenue project titled COVID19 Return to Play. This project lists its main activity as Boxing

Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (3)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 12/04/2018, number: 1177929
Gift Aid
  • NOT registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Bullying and harassment policy and procedures
  • Complaints policy and procedures
  • Safeguarding policy and procedures
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Serious incident reporting policy and procedures
  • Social media policy and procedures
Filing Record
5 returns made; all on time
Recent reorganisation events:
  • Asset transfer in from HOUGHTON DISTRICT FITNESS AND YOUTH BOXING CLUB on 18/06/2019
Main office

5 MOUNT PLEASANT
HOUGHTON LE SPRING
DH5 8AQ

Objectives

1. THE PROMOTION OF COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION IN HEALTHY RECREATION IN PARTICULAR BY THE PROVISION OF FACILITIES FOR BOXING.2. TO HELP YOUNG PEOPLE, ESPECIALLY BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY THROUGH HEALTHY RECREATION AND OTHER LEISURE TIME ACTIVITIES, SO AS TO DEVELOP THEIR CAPABILITIES THAT THEY MAY GROW TO FULL MATURITY AS INDIVIDUALS AND MEMBERS OF SOCIETY. 3. TO PROVIDE OR ASSIST IN THE PROVISION OF FACILITIES IN THE INTERESTS OF SOCIAL WELFARE FOR HEALTHY 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.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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