Finance Score: 2
Governance Score: 6
Support Score: 12
  • Strong growth: +2
  • No PartB
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Large volunteers +3
  • Grant maker support: +9
Overall GiG Score: 20 ?

LOVE, AMELIA 

Love, Amelia provides essential and practical support to babies, children and those who look after them within Tyne and Wear and County Durham. We provide new and excellent quality pre-loved items, equipment and support to partner organisations and families experiencing poverty and hardship.
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 and there are significant future grants due to be received
  • 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
Established: 5 years

www.loveamelia.org.uk

hello@loveamelia.org.uk

07394878432

Charity Commission for England and WalesFacebook

Financial Data ?

Income & Spending ?
Sources of Income ?
Y/E Income Spending Surplus/
Deficit
Volun-
teers
31/03/23£171,736£159,703£12,033153
31/03/22£75,097£85,590£-10,49342
31/03/21£50,090£28,232£21,8585
31/03/20£11,084£5,876£5,2084
Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
Listed activities
  • Disability
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
How it operates
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Durham, Gateshead, Newcastle Upon Tyne City, North Tyneside, South Tyneside, Sunderland,
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
Who works here?
  • Unknown number of employees
  • 153 volunteers

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£367,144
The Shears Foundation£15,500
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland£10,750
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd£10,000
DCMS£8,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
The Shears Foundation - Love, Amelia
£5,500 08/04/2024
12
Love, Amelia
National Lottery Community Fund - Love; Amelia
£251,238 17/05/2023
This funding will be used to continue offering equipment and practical support to babies and children and in families experiencing poverty and hardship. The project aims to support parents to meet ....more
The Shears Foundation - Love, Amelia
£10,000 31/10/2022
Love, Amelia
National Lottery Community Fund - Love Amelia Donation Coordinator
£10,000 19/08/2022
The funding will be used to employ a Donations Coordinator. The project aims to work with the families of children aged 0-16 years living in poverty to ensure no child is without the essentials for a ....more
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - A grant to Love, Amelia
£10,000 10/02/2022
Costs of providing an employment opportunity to someone at risk of long-term unemployment to support the organisation's work to address child poverty in Sunderland
County Durham Community Foundation - Grant to Love, Amelia
£1,000 14/12/2021
To purchase new and essentials items for families which cannot be donated/recycled.
Woodward Charitable Trust - Core costs
£500 11/11/2021
Core costs
National Lottery Community Fund - 0-16 project
£10,000 16/07/2021
The project will use the funding to employ a volunteer coordinator to meet increased demand for its baby bank services which provides bundles of pre-loved and new children’s clothes essentials toys ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Love Amelia Baby Bank
£85,906 17/03/2021
24
The project will use the funding to expand its support to families experiencing hardship by collecting donations of new or used items for babies and young children then distributing to families most ....more
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - purchasing essential items for families in need in Sunderland
£750 18/02/2021
purchasing essential items for families in need in Sunderland
DCMS - Coronavirus Community Support Fund
£8,000 25/06/2020
"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
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Supporting supplies and core costs to support disadvantaged young families in Sunderland and South Tyneside during the COVID-19 pandemic
£5,000 29/05/2020
Supporting supplies and core costs to support disadvantaged young families in Sunderland and South Tyneside during the COVID-19 pandemic
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - supplies and core costs to support disadvantaged young families in Sunderland and South Tyneside during the COVID-19 pandemic
£5,000 28/05/2020
supplies and core costs to support disadvantaged young families in Sunderland and South Tyneside during the COVID-19 pandemic
National Lottery Community Fund - Love, Amelia
£10,000 19/09/2019
12
Love, Amelia
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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 15/02/2019, number: 1182062
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
  • 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
4 returns made; all on time
Main office

3 Glaholm Road
Hendon
Sunderland
SR1 2NX

Objectives

The objects of the CIO are:The prevention or relief of poverty in Tyne and Wear and County Durham by:-1) The provision of items and services to individuals with children who are in need and / or charities, or other organisations working to prevent or relieve poverty; and2) The provision of items following the birth of a child so as not to prevent a delay in hospital discharge.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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