Finance Score: 0
Governance Score: 2
Support Score: 0
  • No PartB
  • 12+ Trustees: -1
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Large volunteers +3
Overall GiG Score: 5 ?

PUTNOE HEIGHTS CHURCH 

Putnoe Heights Church is a Methodist church in Bedford where Christians from a variety of backgrounds have been worshipping and serving for over 60 years. It also offers rooms within the Church Centre for hire to the local community.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has been successful in attracting volunteers relative to its size
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of gender

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • There are 17 trustees whereas the Charities Commission recommends a maximum of 12

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
31/08/23£99,097£83,755£15,34220
31/08/22£57,635£65,320£-7,68520
31/08/21£43,483£77,264£-33,78120
Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
Established: 4 years

www.putnoechurch.org.uk

office@putnoechurch.org.uk

01234365630

Charity Commission for England and Wales
UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Recreation
  • Religious Activities
GiG Classification
  • Christian congregations
How it operates
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
Where it operates
  • Bedford,
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Elderly/Old People
  • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies
  • The General Public/Mankind

Who's supporting them? ?

We have no records of donations from grant makers.

How is it governed?

Trustees (17)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 03/07/2020, number: 1190242
Gift Aid
  • 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 risk management policy and procedures
  • Investing charity funds policy and procedures
  • Investment
  • 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
3 returns made; all on time
Main office

PUTNOE HEIGHTS CHURCH
PUTNOE HEIGHTS
BEDFORD
MK41 8EB

Objectives

THE PURPOSES OF THE METHODIST CHURCH ARE AND SHALL BE DEEMED TO HAVE BEEN SINCE THE DATE OF UNION THE ADVANCEMENT OF -(A) THE CHRISTIAN FAITH IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE DOCTRINAL STANDARDS AND THE DISCIPLINE OF THE METHODIST CHURCH;(B) ANY CHARITABLE PURPOSE FOR THE TIME BEING OF ANY CONNEXIONAL, DISTRICT, CIRCUIT, LOCAL OR OTHER ORGANISATION OF THE METHODIST CHURCH;(C) ANY CHARITABLE PURPOSE FOR THE TIME BEING OF ANY SOCIETY OR INSTITUTION SUBSIDUARY OR ANCILLARY TO THE METHODIST CHURCH;(D) ANY PURPOSE FOR THE TIME BEING OF ANY CHARITY BEING A CHARITY SUBSIDIARY OR ANCILLARY TO THE METHODIST CHURCH.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
CharityBase
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