Finance Score: 2
Governance Score: 5
Support Score: 9
  • Strong growth: +2
  • No PartB
  • No conflicts policy: -1
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Large volunteers +3
  • Grant maker support: +6
Overall GiG Score: 16 ?

LISKEARD & LOOE FOODBANK 

The Foodbank helps individuals and families in crisis through the provision of emergency food, other necessities and help towards energy costs. Agencies refer people to the Foodbank Centre where they can collect or receive a home delivery. We also offer support to gain cooking skills and help to ensure clients maximise their income and in certain cases help to manage outstanding debts.
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
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of gender and dynamic in terms of composition

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • 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

Financial Data ?

Income & Spending ?
Sources of Income ?
Y/E Income Spending Surplus/
Deficit
Volun-
teers
31/12/22£239,379£97,126£142,25358
31/12/21£96,262£64,562£31,70054
31/12/20£151,751£55,897£95,85420
31/12/19£14,533£0£14,53330
Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
Established: 5 years

https://liskeardlooe.foodbank.org.uk

LISKEARD.FOODBANK@GMAIL.COM

07512011452

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UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
GiG Classification
  • Community food services
How it operates
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Cornwall,
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.

Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Cornwall Community Foundation - Grant to Liskeard & Looe Foodbank
£1,000 20/03/2023
The Foodbank offers emergency aid including food, toiletries, and blankets, supporting rough sleepers and providing assistance in cooking skills, income management, and debt management.
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Liskeard & Looe Foodbank
£51,745 14/02/2023
Schools Coordinator (22.2hpw, 20 months contract)
Cornwall Community Foundation - Grant to Liskeard & Looe Foodbank
£1,500 23/01/2023
The Foodbank offers emergency aid including food, toiletries, and blankets, supporting rough sleepers and providing assistance in cooking skills, income management, and debt management.
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Liskeard & Looe Foodbank
£154,889 13/10/2022
Debt adviser 3 dpw, CA Generalist Adviser 3dpw
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Liskeard & Looe Foodbank
£5,000 12/10/2022
Emergency grant
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Liskeard & Looe Foodbank
£68,245 13/04/2022
Strategic Manager
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Liskeard & Looe Foodbank
£30,000 07/05/2021
Enlarged Warehouse and Distribution premise
Cornwall Community Foundation - In response to Covid 19
£5,000 28/04/2020
6
To enable a member of staff to continue working through June to December providing Foodbank services.
Cornwall Community Foundation - In response to Covid 19
£3,000 27/03/2020
3
Donor directed in response to Covid 19 - Emergency Fund.
Cornwall Community Foundation - In response to Covid 19
£3,000 24/03/2020
1
Donor directed in response to Covid 19 - Emergency Fund.
The Trussell Trust - Grant to Liskeard & Looe Foodbank
£12,806 12/12/2018
Part-time administrator
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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 13/05/2019, number: 1183375
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Event History
Policies in force
  • Complaints handling
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
4 returns made; all on time
Recent reorganisation events:
  • Asset transfer in from LISKEARD & LOOE FOODBANK on 13/01/2021
  • Asset transfer in from TORPOINT CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP on 31/12/2021
Main office

Liskeard Foodbank Centre
21 Dean Street
LISKEARD
Cornwall
PL14 4AB

Objectives

THE OBJECT OF THE CIO IS:THE RELIEF OF FINANCIAL HARDSHIP AMONGST PEOPLE IN LISKEARD AND LOOE AND THE SURROUNDING AREA IN SUCH WAYS AS THE TRUSTEES FROM TIME-TO-TIME THINK FIT, IN PARTICULAR, BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY BY:A) PROVIDING EMERGENCY FOOD, ESSENTIAL TOILETRIES, AND HOUSEHOLD ITEMS TO INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES IN NEED AND/OR FOR DISTRIBUTION BY CHARITIES OR OTHER ORGANISATIONS WORKING TO PREVENT OR RELIEVE POVERTYB) SUCH OTHER MEANS, INCLUDING (BUT NOT LIMITED TO) THE PROVISION OF SUPPORT OR SIGNPOSTING TO RELEVANT INFORMATION AND OTHER ADVISORY SERVICESAND TO PROVIDE SUCH SERVICES WITH A CHRISTIAN ETHOS, SUPPORTED BY CHURCHES IN LISKEARD AND LOOE AND THE SURROUNDING AREA.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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