Finance Score: 2
Governance Score: 6
Support Score: 9
  • Strong growth: +2
  • No PartB
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Large volunteers +3
  • Grant maker support: +6
Overall GiG Score: 17 ?

ABBEY PEOPLE CIO 

Abbey People works with the Statutory and Voluntary sector, along with local residents, to seek to bring improvements to the Abbey Ward area of Cambridge.We do this through running events, groups, networking, providing training and information, fundraising, partnering with other charities and groups and responding as appropriate to the input of local residents.
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
  • A significant proportion of recent income was derived from major grant makers including the Government
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of gender and dynamic in terms of composition

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£319,333£224,751£94,582100
31/03/22£205,398£190,282£15,11675
31/03/21£241,933£112,156£129,777100
31/03/20£34,897£34,100£79715
Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
Established: 6 years

www.abbeypeople.org.uk

Admin@abbeypeople.org.uk

01223211945

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UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • Recreation
GiG Classification
  • Other facilities management and maintenance
How it operates
  • Acts as an umbrella or resource body
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Cambridgeshire,
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.

Major supporters in last 5 years
National Lottery Community Fund£351,945
Garfield Weston Foundation£7,500
Cambridgeshire Community Foundation£5,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
National Lottery Community Fund - Abbey Together
£336,299 30/09/2022
The funding will enable Abbey People CIO and Kings Hedges Family Support Project to combine their skills and expertise to deliver a trusted and seamless service to support families from pregnancy ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Conversation and Conservation
£6,500 18/03/2022
The funding will be used to run a 10 week project for families to work together to support the regeneration of a local nature reserve while building good communication skills and healthy ....more
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£7,500 09/07/2021
Abbey People - Helping our community to thrive
Cambridgeshire Community Foundation - Grant to Abbey People CIO
£5,000 28/04/2020
1
to purchase and loan 10 tablets and internet devices (which will then be donated to local schools or the community hub) to families who do not have access to the internet so that children can access ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - The Hub
£9,146 23/03/2020
1
The organisation will use the funding to run a community hub for people and groups in the local area. This will help to provide a space for people to socialise, events and activities to be run and ....more

Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (11)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 05/11/2018, number: 1180560
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
  • Paying staff
  • 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
4 returns made; all on time
Recent reorganisation events:
  • Asset transfer in from THE EAST BARNWELL COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION on 07/11/2022
Main office

The Hub
15 Barnwell Road
Cambridge
CB5 8RG

Objectives

TO PROMOTE FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE INHABITANTS OF ABBEY WARD IN CAMBRIDGE THE PROVISION OF FACILITIES FOR RECREATION OR OTHER LEISURE TIME OCCUPATION OF INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE NEED OF SUCH FACILITIES BY REASON OF THEIR YOUTH, AGE, INFIRMITY OR DISABLEMENT, FINANCIAL HARDSHIP OR SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC CIRCUMSTANCES OR FOR THE PUBLIC AT LARGE IN THE INTERESTS OF SOCIAL WELFARE AND WITH THE OBJECT OF IMPROVING THE CONDITION OF LIFE OF THE SAID INHABITANTS.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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