Finance Score: 0
Governance Score: 5
Support Score: 0
  • No PartB
  • No conflicts policy: -1
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Large volunteers +3
Overall GiG Score: 8 ?

LANCHESTER COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION 

The charity operates from Lanchester Community Centre. Affiliated groups, organisations and individuals hire use of the premises to offer educational and leisure activities to promote the wellbeing of the inhabitants of Lanchester and the wider community. A fitness centre is available for monthly subscription which includes an induction session.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has been successful in attracting volunteers relative to its size
  • 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

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
Established: 4 years

lanchestercc.co.uk

lanchestercommunity@outlook.com

01207521275

Charity Commission for England and Wales
UN SDGs
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Financial Data ?

Income & Spending ?
Sources of Income ?
Y/E Income Spending Surplus/
Deficit
Volun-
teers
31/12/22£66,518£55,665£10,85315
31/12/21£77,181£74,358£2,8236
31/12/20*£61,124£53,655£7,4695
Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
Listed activities
  • Recreation
How it operates
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
Where it operates
  • Durham,
Who it helps
  • The General Public/Mankind
Who works here?
  • Unknown number of employees
  • 15 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.

Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
County Durham Community Foundation - Warm Space
£1,500 16/11/2022
To provide a Warm Space.
Quartet Community Foundation - Grant to 4FourtheFuture
£300 19/11/2021
As requested by the donor towards engaging young people through positive activities, primarily football and music production

Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (9)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 06/04/2020, number: 1188911
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Complaints handling
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
3 returns made; AR20: 71 days late,
Recent reorganisation events:
  • Asset transfer in from LANCHESTER COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION on 22/07/2020
Main office

LANCHESTER COMMUNITY CENTRE
NEWBIGGEN LANE
LANCHESTER
DURHAM
DH7 0PB

Objectives

PROMOTE THE BENEFIT OF THE INHABITANTS OF LANCHESTER AND THE NEIGHBOURHOOD OF LANCHESTER (HEREINAFTER CALLED THE AREA OF BENEFIT) WITHOUT DISTINCTION OF SEX, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, RACE OR OF POLITICAL, RELIGIOUS OR OTHER OPINIONS, BY ASSOCIATING TOGETHER THE SAID INHABITANTS AND THE LOCAL AUTHORITIES, VOLUNTARY AND OTHER ORGANISATIONS IN A COMMON EFFORT TO ADVANCE EDUCATION AND TO PROVIDE FACILITIES IN THE INTERESTS OF SOCIAL WELFARE FOR RECREATION AND LEISURE TIME OCCUPATION WITH THE OBJECT OF IMPROVING THE CONDITIONS OF LIFE FOR THE SAID INHABITANTS;(B) ESTABLISH, OR SECURE THE ESTABLISHMENT OF, A COMMUNITY CENTRE (HEREINAFTER CALLED THE CENTRE) AND TO MAINTAIN AND MANAGE THE SAME (WHETHER ALONE OR IN CO-OPERATION WITH ANY LOCAL AUTHORITY OR OTHER PERSON OR BODY) IN FURTHERANCE OF THESE OBJECTS.(C) PROMOTE SUCH OTHER CHARITABLE PURPOSES AS MAY FROM TIME TO TIME BE DETERMINED.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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