Finance Score: 0
Governance Score: 6
Support Score: 6
  • No PartB
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Large volunteers +3
  • Grant maker support: +3
Overall GiG Score: 12 ?

DARLINGTON FOOTBALL CLUB FOUNDATION 

- Football activities in the community- Promote health and wellbeing- Support growth of sports clubs- Support other community activities in our area
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has been successful in attracting volunteers relative to its size
  • The charity has received backing from several prominent grant makers recently
  • 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
  • There has been a change of accounting period recently, so trends may be hard to determine
Established: 4 years

neil.raper@darlingtonfc.org

07808900031

Charity Commission for England and Wales
UN SDGs
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Financial Data ?

Income & Spending ?
N.B. data has been adjusted to reflect year end change
Sources of Income ?
Y/E Income Spending Surplus/
Deficit
Volun-
teers
31/05/23?£58,516£46,872£11,64412
31/03/22£12,492£6,622£5,8703
31/03/21£2,600£1,594£1,0060
Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
What it does
  • Amateur Sport
  • Disability
  • Education/Training
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
Who works here?
  • 12 volunteers
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies
  • The General Public/Mankind
How it operates
  • Makes Grants to Organisations
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Darlington, Durham, North Yorkshire, Stockton-on-tees,

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
National Lottery Community Fund - Time to Talk
£10,000 01/04/2022
The funding will be used to deliver a range of social programmes and interventions at local schools and community venues to get more people talking about mental health. This will use the medium of ....more
County Durham Community Foundation - Access and Action
£5,000 31/03/2022
The Access and Action project.

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 23/10/2019, number: 1185957
Gift Aid
  • NOT registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Bullying and harassment policy and procedures
  • Campaigns and political activity policy and procedures
  • Complaints handling
  • Complaints policy and procedures
  • Conflicting interests
  • Engaging external speakers at charity events policy and procedures
  • Financial reserves policy and procedures
  • Internal charity financial controls policy and procedures
  • Internal risk management policy and procedures
  • Investing charity funds 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
3 returns made; all on time
Main office

Darlington Football Club
Blackwell Meadows
Grange Road
Darlington
DL1 5NR

Objectives

THE OBJECTS OF THE CIO ARE:FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PUBLIC GENERALLY, IN PARTICULAR, THE INHABITANTS OF DARLINGTON AND ITS SURROUNDING AREAS:3.1 TO PROMOTE COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION IN HEALTHY RECREATION BY PROVIDING FACILITIES FOR THE PLAYING OF ASSOCIATION FOOTBALL AND OTHER SPORTS CAPABLE OF IMPROVING HEALTH (FACILITIES MEANS LAND, BUILDINGS, EQUIPMENT AND ORGANISING SPORTING ACTIVITIES);3.2 TO PROVIDE AND ASSIST IN PROVIDING FACILITIES FOR SPORT, RECREATION OR OTHER LEISURE TIME OCCUPATION OF SUCH PERSONS WHO HAVE NEED FOR SUCH FACILITIES BY REASON OF THEIR YOUTH, AGE, INFIRMITY OR DISABLEMENT, POVERTY OR SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC CIRCUMSTANCES OR FOR THE PUBLIC AT LARGE IN THE INTEREST OF SOCIAL WELFARE AND WITH THE OBJECT OF IMPROVING THEIR CONDITIONS OF LIFE;3.3 TO RELIEVE SICKNESS AND TO PRESERVE AND PROMOTE PHYSICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH THROUGH SUCH CHARITABLE MEANS AS THE TRUSTEES THINK FIT;3.4 TO ADVANCE THE EDUCATION OF CHILDREN AND OTHER PERSONS INCLUDING ACADEMIC, SOCIAL AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION) THROUGH SUCH CHARITABLE MEANS AS THE TRUSTEES THINK FIT; AND3.5 FOR THE GENERAL PURPOSES OF SUCH CHARITABLE BODIES OR FOR SUCH OTHER EXCLUSIVELY CHARITABLE PURPOSES IN EACH CASE AS THE TRUSTEES MAY FROM TIME TO TIME DECIDE.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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