Finance Score: -5
Governance Score: -3
Support Score: 0
  • Accounts overdue -5
  • No PartB
  • No volunteer policy: -2
  • No conflicts policy: -1
  • Large volunteers +5
Overall GiG Score: -3 ?

FRIENDS OF O'HEHIR 

The funding raised is used to support the Dancers of O'Hehir School of Irish dance, a dance school in the north east of England in a socially deprived region. Dancers require help with footwear, class fees, transportation costs to major competitions etc. The funds are also used for community events to bring pupils/families together to enjoy events such as pantomime trips & parties etc..
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

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
  • Latest accounts are overdue for filing
Established: 3 years

friendsofohehir@gmail.com

07746546003

Charity Commission for England and Wales

Financial Data ?

Y/E Income Spending Surplus/
Deficit
Volun-
teers
30/03/22£10,186£4,921£5,2656
Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
Listed activities
  • Amateur Sport
  • Arts/Culture/Heritage/Science
  • Disability
  • Education/Training
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • Recreation
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
How it operates
  • Other charitable activities
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides other finance
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Durham,
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Elderly/Old People
  • People With Disabilities
  • The General Public/Mankind
Who works here?
  • Unknown number of employees
  • 6 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 - Grant to Friends of O'Hehir Association
£500 05/04/2022
Towards core costs.

Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (4)
Current Trustees appointed

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 23/09/2021, number: 1195904
Gift Aid
  • NOT registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
There are no Policies registered with the Charities Commission
Filing Record
1 returns made; all on time
Main office

O'Hehir Studios
Barnfield Road
Spennymoor
Co.Durham
DL16 6EA

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
Authorised officials of this charity can add information to this page (including a Donate Now button) for no cost

Tips for Selecting Charities

Which areas of philanthropy are most effective?
The text of this post is taken from an article on the Effective Altruism forum. It suggests that you can achieve the most impact by supporting causes that fight extreme poverty, improving animal welfare....more
Our Top Tips for Philanthropy
Here are some ideas to help you gain more satisfaction from your philanthropy and confidence that the causes you have selected are impactful. Engage your brain, as well as your heart You....more
How to become a Philanthropist
In this Blog we outline a strategy to help people who are new to philanthropy and for those who feel dissatisfied with the impact they are having. Effective philanthropy is immensely rewarding for donors,....more

Giving is Great