Finance Score: -7
Governance Score: -4
Support Score: 8
  • Accounts overdue -5
  • Accounts filed more than 5 days late: -2 times
  • No PartB
  • No conflicts policy: -1
  • All female board: -3
  • Large volunteers +3
  • Grant maker support: +5
Overall GiG Score: -3 ?

GREAT AYCLIFFE CANCER SUPPORT 

Give assistance to members of the public who are suffering from or who have suffered from cancer. The assistance is extended to their families and carers. The assistance can take the form of financial support, advice, companionship, transport to hospital and other medical appointments or short holidays in the charity's caravan.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has been successful in attracting volunteers relative to its size
  • The charity has received backing from multiple prominent grant makers including the Government recently

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • This charity does not have a Conflict of Interests policy
  • The Board is completely female

Financial issues to consider:

  • A PartB annual return has not been required and so detailed financial information is not available from the online data
  • Latest accounts are overdue for filing and returns have been filed late on 2 occasions over the last 2 years
Established: 4 years

allisonwhite75@yahoo.co.uk

07762258696

Charity Commission for England and Wales

Financial Data ?

Income & Spending ?
Sources of Income ?
Y/E Income Spending Surplus/
Deficit
Volun-
teers
31/12/21*£66,759£41,531£25,22820
31/12/20*£67,968£39,633£28,33512
Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
Listed activities
  • Disability
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
Where it operates
  • Durham,
Who it helps
  • The General Public/Mankind
Who works here?
  • Unknown number of employees
  • 20 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
County Durham Community Foundation£13,775
National Lottery Community Fund£9,900
The Foyle Foundation£3,000
CAF£2,973
Co-Operative Group£2,670
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
County Durham Community Foundation - Patient transport
£2,000 11/05/2022
Towards mileage costs for patient transport.
Co-Operative Group - Grant to Great Aycliffe Cancer Support Group
£2,670 23/10/2021
We want to make kids' Chemo Bags and fill them with goodies, to be handed out on the wards.
County Durham Community Foundation - Providing Respite Breaks and Mileage Expenses for carers/patients
£5,000 08/09/2021
Providing Respite Breaks and Mileage Expenses for volunteer drivers
The Foyle Foundation - Small Grants
£3,000 28/04/2021
towards the transport scheme for cancer patients (awarded grant in response to coronavirus)
County Durham Community Foundation - Great Aycliffe Volunteer Free Patient Transport Scheme.(Darlington)
£1,920 18/02/2021
To support a free patient transport scheme.
CAF - Grant to Great Aycliffe Cancer Support Group
£2,973 10/06/2020
3
Grant to Great Aycliffe Cancer Support Group to support the organisation through COVID19
National Lottery Community Fund - Supporting People with Cancer through Corona Virus
£9,900 15/05/2020
12
The funding will be used to transport people with cancer to and from hospital to enable them to continue receiving chemotherapy and radio therapy treatment during the COVID-19 pandemic. The aim of ....more
County Durham Community Foundation - Providing Patient Transport + Leaflets to give out to patients + Emergency Food Hampers
£4,855 06/04/2020
Towards providing patient transport, leaflets and emergency food hampers.
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (7)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split
Based on 6/7 persons

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 10/03/2020, number: 1188444
Gift Aid
  • NOT registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Complaints handling
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
2 returns made; AR21: 303 days late, AR20: 390 days late,
Main office

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NEWTON AYCLIFFE
DL5 5DP

Objectives

FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT TO RELIEVE THE NEEDS OF, AND PRESERVE AND PROTECT GOOD HEALTH AND WELLBEING AMONGST, PEOPLE DIAGNOSED WITH AND RECOVERING FROM TREATMENT FOR CANCER (INCLUDING THEIR FAMILY AND CARERS WHO HAVE BEEN AFFECTED BY SUCH CANCER) IN NEWTON AYCLIFFE AND THE SURROUNDING AREAS IN PARTICULAR BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY BY: A) PROVIDING ADVICE, INFORMATION AND A SIGNPOSTING SERVICE DESIGNED TO BETTER INFORM PEOPLE IN NEED OF SUPPORT; B) PROVIDING ITEMS AND SERVICES INCLUDING CHEMOTHERAPY GOODIE BAGS, DAY TRIPS, SHORT BREAKS, RESPITE BREAKS AND VOLUNTEER TRANSPORT TO AND FROM MEDICAL APPOINTMENTS; C) WORKING WITH SERVICE PROVIDERS AND ALL OTHER QUALIFIED AND APPROPRIATE ORGANISATIONS AND INDIVIDUALS IN ORDER TO CREATE VALUABLE LINKS AND BETTER MEET THE NEEDS OF CANCER SUFFERERS.

Defined Area of Benefit:

LOCAL

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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