Finance Score: 0
Governance Score: -3
Support Score: 7
  • No PartB
  • No volunteer policy: -2
  • No conflicts policy: -1
  • Large volunteers +5
  • Grant maker support: +2
Overall GiG Score: 4 ?

FRIENDS OF CROFT COMMUNITY SCHOOL 

Friends of Croft Community School aims to support the students of Croft Community School by providing opportunities and extra-curricular activities, with particular emphasis on mental health and wellbeing, along with fitness and outdoor pursuits. A key objective is to work with the local community to ensure that our young people are given equal opportunities to fulfil their individual potential.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has been very successful in attracting volunteers relative to its size
  • The charity has received backing from a grant maker recently

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • Although this charity works with volunteers it does not have a Volunteer Management policy
  • 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: 3 years

friends@croft.school

01207234547

Charity Commission for England and Wales

Financial Data ?

Income & Spending ?
Sources of Income ?
Y/E Income Spending Surplus/
Deficit
Volun-
teers
31/12/22£19,055£17,141£1,91420
31/12/21£4,681£3,074£1,6070
Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
What it does
  • Education/Training
  • General Charitable Purposes
Who works here?
  • 20 volunteers
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
How it operates
  • Other charitable activities
  • Provides other finance
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Durham,

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 - Croft Growing Communities
£9,959 14/01/2022
Croft Growing Communities project.

Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (3)
Current Trustees appointed

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 13/04/2021, number: 1194074
Gift Aid
  • NOT registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
There are no Policies registered with the Charities Commission
Filing Record
2 returns made; all on time
Main office

CROFT COMMUNITY SCHOOL
ANNFIELD PLAIN
STANLEY
DH9 8PR

Objectives

THE OBJECT OF THE ASSOCIATION (THE OBJECTS) IS TO ADVANCE THE EDUCATION OF PUPILS IN THE SCHOOL IN PARTICULAR BY:2.1 DEVELOPING EFFECTIVE RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN THE STAFF, PARENTS AND OTHERS ASSOCIATED WITH THE SCHOOL2.2 ENGAGING IN ACTIVITIES OR PROVIDING FACILITIES OR EQUIPMENT WHICH SUPPORT THE SCHOOL AND ADVANCE THE EDUCATION OF THE PUPILS.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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