Finance Score: 0
Governance Score: 3
Support Score: 14
  • No PartB
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Large volunteers +5
  • Grant maker support: +9
Overall GiG Score: 17 ?

CALTHORPE COMMUNITY GARDEN 

1.2 acre community garden in Kings Cross. Our gates are open 7 days a week and our aim is to enable local people to improve their quality of life.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has been very successful in attracting volunteers relative to its size
  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years
  • A significant proportion of recent income was derived from major grant makers
  • The Board appears to be dynamic in terms of composition

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • Over half the Board have joined recently

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: 39 years

www.calthorpecommunitygarden.org.uk

info@calthorpecommunitygarden.org.uk

02078378019

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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£464£422£41n/an/an/an/an/a652
31/03/22£413£364£49n/an/an/an/an/a44
31/03/21£441£340£100n/an/an/an/an/a58
31/03/20£387£402£-15n/an/an/an/an/a135
31/03/19£371£373£-2n/an/an/an/an/a200
31/03/18£349£384£-35£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/17£339£387£-47£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/16£325£325£0£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/15£297£304£-7£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/14£285£305£-20£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/13£267£318£-51£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/12£343£276£66£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/11£340£298£43£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/10£377£295£82£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/09£282£272£10£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/08£266£282£-16£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/07£281£276£5£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/06£380£304£76£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/05*£285£284£1£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/04£194£212£-18£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
What it does
  • Amateur Sport
  • Arts/Culture/Heritage/Science
  • Disability
  • Education/Training
  • Environment/Conservation/Heritage
Who works here?
  • 652 volunteers
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • People Of A Particular Ethnic Or Racial Origin
  • People With Disabilities
  • The General Public/Mankind
How it operates
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides human resources
Where it operates
  • Camden,

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
Paul Hamlyn Foundation£35,000
City Bridge Trust£31,615
DCMS£25,508
Camden Giving£16,538
Garfield Weston Foundation£10,000
The London Community Foundation£9,780
National Lottery Community Fund£9,408
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Paul Hamlyn Foundation - Our Neighbourhood Fund 2022-2023
£35,000 28/03/2023
The Space to Come is a project by artist-convener Gaylene Gould that creates interactive experiences for people to explore a deeper relationship to themselves, each other and the world about them. ....more
Co-Operative Group - Grant to Calthorpe Community Garden
£1,967 22/10/2022
We would like to deliver growing, cooking and healthy food workshops for groups of older and disabled people, to help reduce isolation and improve heath and wellbeing.
Camden Giving - Calthorpe Community Garden
£6,538 07/03/2022
This funding is for Calthorpe to transform a community food bank to a community food hub by focusing on bringing younger and older people together - an intergenerational approach.
National Lottery Community Fund - Social & horticultural support hub
£9,408 06/08/2021
The funding will be used to establish a weekly support session for those who are suffering from fear anxiety or depression as a result of the Covid pandemic. The project aims to help prevent people's ....more
City Bridge Trust - Grant to Calthorpe Community Garden
£19,040 02/09/2020
towards the costs outlined in your application for an additional staff member and associated costs of delivery of horticulture sessions for elderly and vulnerable
DCMS - Coronavirus Community Support Fund
£25,508 08/07/2020
"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
Camden Giving - Calthorpe Community Garden
£10,000 26/06/2020
3
This funding will improve and upgrade landscaping in specific areas of our community garden that are overgrown and underused and reinstate it's beauty and tranquillity to encourage more people to ....more
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£10,000 01/05/2020
Developing sustainability
The London Community Foundation - Grant to Calthorpe Project
£9,780 29/04/2020
The funding is will enable our organisation to provide a food bank collection/delivery hub providing food parcels as well as preparation of cooked food to be distributed via a network of community ....more
Mercer's Charitable Foundation - COVID19 Rapid Response Fund Grant to Calthorpe Project
£2,000 21/04/2020
Funding to pay for a new cargo bike to allow the organisation to deliver food, essentials and other items to members who are self isolating.
City Bridge Trust - Grant to Calthorpe community garden
£12,575 09/04/2020
A one-off, unrestricted grant of £12,575, equivalent to one regular quarterly payment for the organisation’s current grant. COVID19
Virgin Money Foundation - Grant to Calthorpe Project Community Garden
£500 17/07/2019
Calthorpe Project is an open garden and community hub that brings people from all walks of life together in Camden to enjoy the open space and recreational facilities. The award was used to purchase ....more
John Lyon's Charity - SHAF grant to Calthorpe Project
£4,000 22/05/2019
12
Children's Summer Holiday Programme
City Bridge Trust - Grant to Calthorpe Project
£260,100 31/01/2019
60
£260,100 over five years (£50,300; £51,300; £52,100; £52,900; £53,500) for the salary of a full-time Volunteer Manager and related project costs.
Mercer's Charitable Foundation - Grant to Calthorpe Project
£35,852 06/12/2018
23
Community Gardening and Food Growing for Older People
National Lottery Community Fund - Weekend Families Project
£206,010 31/10/2018
60
The aim of this project is to continue to provide a safe outdoor natural play opportunities for children under the age of 14 and their families. The weekend project will provide families with access ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Community upcycling skills training
£9,976 07/02/2018
12
This project will run upcycling workshops where local people who are not in employment can gain new skills and reduce isolation.
Co-Operative Group - Grant to Calthorpe Project
£4,295 04/08/2017
Funds for activities & upkeep for our garden will ensure we can continue to benefit local young people with our safe, supervised open space
National Lottery Community Fund - The Calthorpe Project
£185,401 20/11/2012
60
This project will enable beneficiaries with a variety of physical and mental health issues to take part in gardening activities with their peers to build skills, mental and physical health, and ....more
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to Calthorpe Project
£20,000 30/04/2008
24
Towards Unrestricted core costs Towards core costs to run horticultural and food growing sessions for a number of marginalised and vulnerable groups within the community to reduce isolation and ....more
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (5)
Current Trustees appointed

Age Range of Trustees:
  • JANA ROCK Appointed: 2023, Occupation: Architect, Chef, Kids Yoga Teacher
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 07/10/1985, number: 292578
  • Registered at Companies House on 20/02/1985, number: 01888351
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Other Regulators
  • Ofsted (Office For Standards In Education)
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
  • Trustee conflicts of interest policy and procedures
  • Trustee expenses policy and procedures
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
20 returns made; AR05: 102 days late,
Main office

CALTHORPE COMMUNITY GARDEN
258-274 GRAY'S INN ROAD
LONDON
WC1X 8LH

Objectives

(A) TO PROMOTE THE BENEFIT OF THE INHABITANTS OF THE KING'S CROSS AREA WITHOUT DISTINCTION OF SEX OR OF POLITICAL, RELIGIOUS OR OTHER OPINIONS BY ASSOCIATION THE LOCAL AUTHORITIES, VOLUNTARY ORGANISATIONS AND INHABITANTS IN A COMMON EFFORT TO ADVANCE EDUCATION AND TO PROVIDE FACILITIES IN THE INTERESTS OF SOCIAL WELFARE FOR RECREATION AND LEISURE-TIME OCCUPATION WITH THE OBJECT OF IMPROVING THE CONDITIONS OF LIFE FOR THE SAID INHABITANTS. (B) TO ESTABLISH OR SECURE THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A COMMUNITY CENTRE. (FOR FURTHER DETAILS SEE CLAUSE 3 OF MEMORANDUM OF ASSOCIATION.)

Defined Area of Benefit:

KING'S CROSS AREA

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
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