Finance Score: 3
Governance Score: 0
Support Score: 8
  • Deficit latest year: -2
  • Future income +5
  • No PartB
    • Grant maker support: +8
    Overall GiG Score: 11 ?

    EAST DURHAM VETERANS TRUST 

    East Durham Veterans Trust supports veterans and their families from the East Durham area, through three main areas.Firstly sign posting to other organisations that can offer practical support, this includes finance, housing etc.Secondly through Social inclusion and finally to support veterans and their families with mental health coaching and wellbeing.
    Analysis by Giving is Great

    Positives:

    • The charity has received backing from multiple prominent grant makers recently and there are significant future grants due to be received

    Financial issues to consider:

    • A PartB annual return has not been required and so detailed financial information is not available from the online data
    • Income was lower than spending in the latest year
    Established: 4 years

    www.eastdurhamveterans.co.uk

    contact@eastdurhamveterans.co.uk

    07368424939

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    Financial Data ?

    Income & Spending ?
    Sources of Income ?
    Y/E Income Spending Surplus/
    Deficit
    Volun-
    teers
    01/02/23£131,783£160,700£-28,91710
    01/02/22£108,556£83,940£24,6167
    01/02/21£20,464£4,084£16,3803
    Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
    What it does
    • Armed Forces/Emergency Service Efficiency
    • General Charitable Purposes
    Who works here?
    • 10 volunteers
    Who it helps
    • The General Public/Mankind
    How it operates
    • Provides advocacy/advice/information
    • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
    • Provides other finance
    • Provides services
    Where it operates
    • Throughout England,

    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
    National Lottery Community Fund£119,844
    Ministry of Defence£19,488
    County Durham Community Foundation£19,290
    Specific Donations
    Amount When
    Months
    To be used for
    National Lottery Community Fund - Veterans Community Transport Support
    £97,306 21/06/2023
    This funding will be used to purchase a minibus and associated costs to enable it to provide transport to veterans their families and the wider community to allow them to attend activities and ....more
    County Durham Community Foundation - Social Inclusion
    £5,000 24/03/2023
    To support a Social Inclusion project.
    County Durham Community Foundation - Mates & Baits
    £1,820 22/03/2023
    To support the Mates & Baits project.
    County Durham Community Foundation - Brews & Bacon
    £1,500 22/03/2023
    To provide a drop- in offering brews & bacon.
    Ministry of Defence - Covenant Fund
    £9,744 12/08/2022
    "The Armed Forces Covenant aims to: 1) the Armed Forces Covenant defines the enduring, general principles that should govern the relationship between the Nation, the Government and the Armed ....more
    Ministry of Defence - Covenant Fund
    £9,744 12/08/2022
    "The Armed Forces Covenant aims to: 1) the Armed Forces Covenant defines the enduring, general principles that should govern the relationship between the Nation, the Government and the Armed ....more
    County Durham Community Foundation - Case Support Worker
    £1,500 09/06/2022
    Towards a Case Support Worker.
    National Lottery Community Fund - East Durham Veterans Hub Sensory Garden
    £8,900 01/04/2022
    The funding will be used to renovate a large space within the grounds of Dawdon Community Centre and turn into an outdoor sensory green space with a seating area for the community and members of the ....more
    County Durham Community Foundation - Gardening Project
    £4,970 11/02/2022
    To support a gardening project.
    National Lottery Community Fund - SOCIAL INCLUSION DEVELOPMENT PROJECT
    £7,638 19/11/2021
    The funding will be used to continue and expand the range of activities the Veterans Hub in County Durham provides to veterans and their families including mental health support. Activities include ....more
    County Durham Community Foundation - Through a soldiers eyes
    £2,000 03/09/2021
    To support the Through a soldiers eyes exhibition.
    National Lottery Community Fund - East Durham Veterans Trust Veterans Hub
    £6,000 22/10/2020
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    The funding will help to open a Veterans Hub in County Durham. It'll provide members and their families with access to a variety of support groups and mental health services. This aims to reduce the ....more
    County Durham Community Foundation - East Durham Veterans Trust Counselling Services
    £2,500 25/09/2020
    Towards counselling services.
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    Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

    How is it governed?

    Trustees (5)
    Current Trustees appointed
    Gender Split

    Legal constitution
    • Charity registered in England & Wales on 17/07/2020, number: 1190445
    Gift Aid
    • NOT registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
    Policies in force
    • Bullying and harassment policy and procedures
    • Complaints handling
    • Complaints policy and procedures
    • Conflicting interests
    • Financial reserves policy and procedures
    • Internal charity financial controls policy and procedures
    • Internal risk management policy and procedures
    • Paying staff
    • Risk management
    • Safeguarding policy and procedures
    • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
    • Serious incident reporting policy and procedures
    • Social media policy and procedures
    • Volunteer management
    Filing Record
    3 returns made; all on time
    Main office

    Dawdon Community Centre
    Queen Alexandra Road
    SEAHAM
    County Durham
    SR7 7NH

    Objectives

    THE OBJECTS OF THE CIO ARE FOR THE BENEFIT OF VETERANS OF ALL BRANCHES OF THE ARMED FORCES AND THEIR FAMILIES LIVING IN EAST DURHAM.1. THE PROMOTION OF SOCIAL INCLUSION AMONG VETERANS TO PREVENT THEM FROM BECOMING SOCIALLY EXCLUDED AND TO RELIEVE THE NEEDS OF THEM AND TO HELP THEM INTEGRATE INTO SOCIETY. FOR THE PURPOSE OF THIS CLAUSE SOCIETY “SOCIALLY EXCLUDED” MEAN EXCLUDED FROM SOCIETY, OR PARTS OF SOCIETY, DUE TO MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES OR AS A RESULT OF BEING UNABLE TO ADJUST TO A CIVILIAN ENVIRONMENT.2. TO RELIEVE FINANCIAL HARDSHIP; AND3. THE RELIEF OF THE PHYSICAL AND MENTAL SICKNESS OF PERSONS IN NEED BY REASONS OF TRAUMA SUCH AS COMBAT POST – TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER, ADDICTIONS AND ISOLATION.

    Data Sources

    Charity Commission for England and Wales
    360 Giving
    CharityBase
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