Finance Score: -3
Governance Score: -1
Support Score: 3
  • Liabilities <10%: +3
  • Excess reserves: -3
  • Fundraising costs high: -3
  • No conflicts policy: -1
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • All male board: -3
  • Gov Income
  • Grant maker support: +3
Overall GiG Score: -1 ?

ARUNDEL CASTLE TRUSTEES LIMITED 

The Charity preserves the buildings, grounds and chattels of Arundel Castle for public benefit to whom it gives access for a minimum of 100 days per annum. To maximise the public enjoyment and education by refurbishing and improving displays and the condition of artefacts, supported by hosting special events such as jousting, civil war re-enactments and other events in keeping with its history.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • The charity has received Government grants
  • This charity has a robust balance sheet
  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of age

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • This charity does not have a Conflict of Interests policy
  • The Board is completely male

Financial issues to consider:

  • This charity has substantial assets and unrestricted reserves of £10,638,145 available, equivalent to 30 months of spending and so may not be able to utilise additional funding
  • Fundraising costs are extremely high relative to funds raised

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
31/12/22£4,752£4,207£544£991£14,267£10,63830.3854
31/12/21£3,760£3,025£735£637£14,645£10,65842.3654
31/12/20£1,018£2,441£-1,423£430£13,289£9,59947.2594
31/12/19£4,088£3,419£669£1,066£13,771£10,42236.61083
31/12/18£3,855£3,540£315£992£12,153£9,24131.31094
31/12/17£3,904£3,256£648£963£12,396£9,35534.51070
31/12/16£3,555£2,970£585£864£11,487£8,659351060
31/12/15£3,380£2,780£600£833£10,221£7,65733.11030
31/12/14£3,098£2,803£294£795£9,597£7,03530.11010
31/12/13£2,842£2,664£179£769£9,064£6,59129.71000
31/12/12£2,756£2,499£257£744£8,302£6,10329.3980
31/12/11£2,677£2,324£352£666£7,792£5,73929.6930
31/12/10£2,364£2,366£-2£759£7,608£5,21526.4940
31/12/09£2,364£2,366£-2£641£7,375£5,10825.9890
31/12/08£2,458£2,259£199£619£6,723£4,94826.3870
31/12/07*£2,429£2,030£399£961£7,949£5,22130.9880
31/12/06£1,411£2,294£-883£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/05£1,841£1,989£-148£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/04£1,632£1,759£-127£0£0£0n/a00

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 31.8%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 26%
Senior Staff Costs/Total Spending: 2%
Highest pay band: £70,000-£80,000
Liabilities/Assets: 1%
Liabilities/Income: 3%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 75%
Reserves/Spending: 30.3 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 6 months
Quick Ratio: 9.6
Asset Split ?
Established: 48 years

www.arundelcastle.org

visits@arundelcastle.org

01903882173

Charity Commission for England and WalesCompanies House
UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Arts/Culture/Heritage/Science
  • Education/Training
  • Environment/Conservation/Heritage
GiG Classification
  • Museums, parks, historical sites
How it operates
  • Other charitable activities
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
Where it operates
  • West Sussex,
Who it helps
  • The General Public/Mankind

Who's supporting them? ?

We have no records of donations from grant makers.

How is it governed?

Trustees (6)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Age Range of Trustees: 36-76
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 27/09/1976, number: 271833
  • Registered at Companies House on 19/07/1976, number: 01269400
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Complaints handling
  • Investment
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Filing Record
19 returns made; AR07: 1 days late,
Main office

ARUNDEL CASTLE
HIGH STREET
ARUNDEL
BN18 9AB

Objectives

TO ADVANCE EDUCATION, TO RELIEVE POVERTY, TO ADVANCE RELIGION AND TO PROMOTE AND AID SUCH OTHER PURPOSES AS ARE RECOGNISED BY ENGLISH LAW TO BE EXCLUSIVELY CHARITABLE.

Defined Area of Benefit:

NOT DEFINED

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
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