Finance Score: 2
Governance Score: 2
Support Score: 10
  • Strong growth: +2
  • No PartB
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Mainly female board: -1
  • Large volunteers +3
  • Grant maker support: +7
Overall GiG Score: 14 ?

LEEDS BABY BANK 

Leeds Baby Bank gives support to families in crisis in the Leeds area by providing emergency baby essentials, food, clothing and baby equipment. All funds raised from the night will go directly into help children aged 0-5 years old.
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 including the Government
  • The Board appears to be dynamic in terms of composition

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • 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£214,908£171,648£43,260150
31/03/22£142,269£133,352£8,91750
31/03/21£141,648£91,729£49,91925
31/03/20£22,590£18,383£4,20718
31/03/19£23,977£14,024£9,95316
Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
Established: 6 years

leedsbabybank.org

admin@leedsbabybank.org

07922 420977

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UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Disability
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
GiG Classification
  • Practical support, advice & companionship
How it operates
  • Other charitable activities
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
Where it operates
  • Leeds City,
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies
  • People Of A Particular Ethnic Or Racial Origin
  • 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
Leeds Community Foundation£55,511
The Leathersellers' Company Charitable Fund£12,500
National Lottery Community Fund£9,933
DCMS£9,141
Sir George Martin Trust£6,000
Masonic Trust£4,404
Co-Operative Group£3,572
CAF£2,400
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Leeds Community Foundation - No Child Goes WIthout
£3,240 30/10/2023
Grant to Leeds Baby Bank
The Leathersellers' Company Charitable Fund - Grant to Leeds Baby Bank
£8,500 22/06/2023
12
Personal Livery Giving Award 2023 (unrestricted)
Sir George Martin Trust - Grant to Leeds Baby Bank
£3,000 20/06/2023
Core costs for Youth Welfare & Education
Sir George Martin Trust - Grant to Leeds Baby Bank
£3,000 15/03/2023
Capital and core costs for Adult Welfare & Relief of Poverty
Leeds Community Foundation - Leeds Baby Bank
£20,000 14/03/2023
Grant to Leeds Baby Bank
Masonic Trust - MCF Matched Funding
£2,000 28/02/2023
Unrestricted matched funding in partnership with the local masonic province
Community Foundations for Lancashire & Merseyside - Leeds Baby Bank Outreach
£1,352 03/02/2023
To purchase baby food for an outreach programme which provides resources to 2 deprived areas in Leeds once a week. This would help around 416 children over 4 months.
National Lottery Community Fund - No Child Goes Without
£9,933 25/11/2022
The funding will be used to recruit a project worker to support referrals and families increase volunteers and provide warm bedding for children over the winter months. The project aims to respond ....more
Cheshire Community Foundation - No Child Goes Without
£2,000 22/11/2022
No Child Goes Without
The Leathersellers' Company Charitable Fund - Grant to Leeds Baby Bank
£4,000 11/11/2022
Small Grant Unrestricted Core Costs
Leeds Community Foundation - Retaining key staff team to deliver Leeds Bank in 2022
£20,000 01/03/2022
This funding will enable to retain key staff members and continue delivering a service to hundreds of families per month.
Masonic Trust - MCF Matched Funding
£2,404 06/12/2021
Unrestricted matched funding in partnership with the local masonic province
Leeds Community Foundation - Safe Sleeping and Wellbeing Crisis Support
£4,270 01/11/2021
We have a vision to purchase, put together, and distribute Safe Sleeping and Wellbeing bundles for the most vulnerable families in Leeds including a bed, mattress, and support children and parents ....more
Co-Operative Group - Grant to Leeds Baby Bank
£3,572 23/10/2021
We want to buy transport so we can provide more families in need with vital items to give their babies the best start in life.
Leeds Community Foundation - Leeds Baby Bank - Van Purchase Contribution
£2,000 16/12/2020
0
Grant to Leeds Baby Bank
DCMS - Coronavirus Community Support Fund
£9,141 25/08/2020
"The fund aims to:1) To reduce closures of essential charities that provide essential services to vulnerable groups during the COVID-19 crisis by ensuring they have the financial resources to ....more
CAF - Grant to Leeds Baby Bank
£2,400 09/06/2020
Grant to Leeds Baby Bank to support the organisation through COVID19
Leeds Community Foundation - Grant to Leeds Baby Bank
£6,000 14/04/2020
Grant to Leeds Baby Bank
Leeds Community Foundation - Coordinator
£7,000 06/06/2018
12
A paid person will manage the running of the referrals going out to families in need, support the volunteers and support management with the running of the charity on a day to day basis.
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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 03/07/2018, number: 1179029
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Bullying and harassment policy and procedures
  • Complaints handling
  • Complaints policy and procedures
  • Conflicting interests
  • Financial reserves policy and procedures
  • Internal charity financial controls policy and procedures
  • Internal risk management policy and procedures
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding policy and procedures
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Serious incident reporting policy and procedures
  • Social media policy and procedures
  • Trustee conflicts of interest policy and procedures
  • Trustee expenses policy and procedures
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
5 returns made; all on time
Main office

UPPER BALCONY
4
5 and 6 ST. JOHNS CENTRE
LEEDS

Objectives

TO RELIEVE POVERTY AMONG FAMILIES WITH YOUNG CHILDREN, PRINCIPALLY AGED 0 TO 4, AND PREGNANT WOMEN, IN CONDITIONS OF NEED, HARDSHIP OR DISTRESS WITHIN THE LEEDS AREA, FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT, BY:A) PROVIDING ESSENTIAL EQUIPMENT AND OTHER ITEMS FOR CHILDREN AGED 0 TO 4 AND PREGNANT WOMEN.B) PROVIDING SUPPORT THROUGH GROUPS, DROP INS, EVENTS AND PROJECTS BENEFITING THE WIDER FAMILY.C) PROVIDING INFORMATION ON LOCAL AGENCIES, CHARITIES OR GROUPS WHO MAY OFFER FURTHER SUPPORT.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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