Finance Score: 8
Governance Score: -1
Support Score: 4
  • Liabilities <10%: +3
  • Strong growth: +2
  • Fundraising costs low: +3
  • Mainly female board: -1
  • Grant maker support: +4
Overall GiG Score: 11 ?

EATING MATTERS 

The Association's objects & principal activities are:Provide - in a safe environment - professional, confidential help for people suffering from an eating disorder, including, but not limited to, Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Binge Eating Disorder, Other Specified Feeding or Eating Disorders & emotional over-eating. Raise awareness, inform & educate about the effects of eating disorders.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has a robust balance sheet
  • There has been strong growth in spending over the last 5 years
  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years
  • Fundraising costs are unusually low relative to funds raised
  • A significant proportion of recent income was derived from major grant makers including the Government

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • The Board is predominantly female

Financial issues to consider:

  • This Charity has changed registration and some of the financial and donation history pertains to the previous entity

Financial Data ?

Income & Spending ?
Sources of Income ?
Y/E Income
£k
Spending
£k
Surplus/
Deficit
Fundraising
Cost £k
Total
Funds £k
Unrestricted
Funds £k
Mths
Rsrvs
Staff Volun-
teers
31/03/23£718£382£336£13£336£2748.6410
31/03/22£557£307£249£8£481£2248.746
31/03/21£378£271£107n/an/an/an/an/a10
31/03/20£236£222£14n/an/an/an/an/a5
31/03/19£203£187£15n/an/an/an/an/a7
31/03/18£182£173£9£0£0£0n/a07
31/03/17£163£159£5£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/16£143£132£11£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/15£109£141£-32£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/14£98£85£13£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/13£90£79£11£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/12*£87£85£2£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/11£101£95£6£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/10£104£98£6£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/09£85£52£33£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/08£72£65£7£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/07*£88£91£-3£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/06£90£102£-12£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/05£99£92£7£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/04£75£67£8£0£0£0n/a00

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 1.8%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 3.3%
Highest pay band: Less than £60,000
Liabilities/Assets: 1%
Liabilities/Income: 0%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 82%
Reserves/Spending: 8.6 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 10 months
Quick Ratio: 111.6
Asset Split ?
Established: 2 years

www.eatingmatters.org.uk

eatingmatters@norfolkeda.org.uk

01603665974

Charity Commission for England and WalesFacebookX
UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Disability
  • Education/Training
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
GiG Classification
  • Emotional support, counselling or therapy
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Norfolk,
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Elderly/Old People
  • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies
  • Other Defined Groups
  • People With Disabilities
  • The General Public/Mankind

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£20,000
DCMS£20,000
The Pilgrim Trust£5,000
BBC Children in Need£2,690
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
National Lottery Community Fund - Eating Matters
£10,000 15/07/2022
This project offers the one to one counselling in Norfolk for people with mild to moderate eating disorders. The project will fund the delivery of counselling sessions for young people and help ....more
Sir Jules Thorn Charitable Trust - Eating Matters - 30/11/21
£1,500 14/01/2022
Early Intervention Therapeutic Counselling sessions for Children & Young People with an eating disorder.
National Lottery Community Fund - Eating Matters
£10,000 06/04/2021
The funding will be used to continue the group's delivery of counselling sessions for people living with an eating disorder. The project aims to improve mental and physical health which has declined ....more
The Pilgrim Trust - Grant to Eating Matters
£5,000 23/02/2021
3
A short-term grant to increase capacity of an eating disorder counselling service during Covid-19
DCMS - Coronavirus Community Support Fund
£20,000 23/07/2020
"The fund aims to:1) To reduce closures of essential charities that provide essential services to vulnerable groups during the COVID-19 crisis by ensuring they have the financial resources to ....more
BBC Children in Need - Grant to Eating Matters
£2,690 17/06/2020
6
COVID19 - Grant for counselling support for children affected by eating disorders and the impact of Covid-19. Sessions will increase children's self-esteem, emotional management skills and ability to ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Early Intervention Support Service
£10,000 14/03/2019
12
The organisation will use the funding to help continue to run support sessions for young people with eating disorders and improve mental wellbeing.
The Pilgrim Trust - Grant to Eating Matters
£20,000 13/02/2019
24
Early Intervention Therapeutic and Support Service for Women and Girls in North Norfolk
BBC Children in Need - Grant to Eating Matters
£100,800 27/06/2018
36
The project will deliver counselling support for children and young people affected by eating disorders. The project will increase physical wellbeing, build self esteem and improve relationships.
National Lottery Community Fund - Early Intervention Service for Young People
£10,000 08/11/2017
12
The project will support the ongoing early intervention therapeutic and support service for children and young people affected by eating disorders.
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (6)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 11/01/2022, number: 1197442
Gift Aid
  • 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
  • Trustee conflicts of interest policy and procedures
  • Trustee expenses policy and procedures
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
20 returns made; AR12: 22 days late, AR07: 2 days late,
Recent reorganisation events:
  • Asset transfer in from EATING MATTERS on 30/01/2024
Main office

Chalk Hill Cottage
19 Rosary Road
Norwich
NR1 1SZ

Objectives

THE ASSOCIATION'S OBJECTS AND PRINCIPAL ACTIVITIES, IN NORFOLK GENERALLY AND NORWICH IN PARTICULAR, ARE TO:PROVIDE - IN A SAFE ENVIRONMENT - PROFESSIONAL, CONFIDENTIAL HELP FOR PEOPLE SUFFERING FROM AN EATING DISORDER, (TO INCLUDE THEIR FAMILY/CARERS WHERE APPROPRIATE), INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANOREXIA NERVOSA, BULIMIA NERVOSA, BINGE EATING DISORDER, OTHER SPECIFIED FEEDING OR EATING DISORDERS AND EMOTIONAL OVER-EATING. EMPOWER USERS OF THE SERVICE TO AID THEIR OWN RECOVERY BY OFFERING REALISTIC CHOICES, PSYCHOEDUCATION AND ONGOING SUPPORT THROUGH COUNSELLING AND GOAL SETTING TO THOSE SUFFERING WITH EATING DISORDERS.PROVIDE SUPPORT WITH THE AIM OF AVOIDING RELAPSE FOR PEOPLE SUFFERING FROM LONG-TERM CHRONIC EATING DISORDERS. RAISE AWARENESS, INFORM AND EDUCATE PEOPLE AND ORGANISATIONS, INCLUDING IN THE EDUCATIONAL SECTOR, ABOUT THE EFFECTS OF EATING DISORDERS.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
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