Finance Score: 0
Governance Score: 6
Support Score: 8
  • Large legacies income: +1
  • Volatile income
  • spending growth: -1
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +8
Overall GiG Score: 14 ?

PETERBOROUGH COUNCIL FOR VOLUNTARY SERVICE 

We are a membership organisation for the Voluntary and Community Sector in Peterborough. Offering members services to include support, information, advice and networking alongside practical help such as salaries, year end independent account examinations, photocopying and meeting room hire. Our Centre also hosts projects which support carers, volunteering, disabilty, advocacy and Direct Payments
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • The charity has received backing from several prominent grant makers recently
  • This charity has received considerable income from legacies in recent years
  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of age and dynamic in terms of composition

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • This charity is not recognised by HMRC for Gift Aid according to its latest published return
  • Over half the Board have joined recently

Financial issues to consider:

  • Income has been volatile recently but spending has been maintained

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£986£982£4£0£699£4355.3292
31/03/22£1,257£1,108£149£0£695£4024.4281
31/03/21£1,374£1,151£223£0£546£1952323
31/03/20£1,010£923£87£0£323£1211.6255
31/03/19£804£807£-3£0£236£390.6247
31/03/18£671£710£-39£0£239£1432.4220
31/03/17£621£686£-65£0£279£2344.1200
31/03/16£487£497£-10£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/15£588£575£13£5£354£3547.4200
31/03/14£737£779£-42£8£341£2784.3120
31/03/13£932£876£55£4£382£3054.2230
31/03/12£654£634£20£10£327£2905.5160
31/03/11£942£860£83£17£307£2673.7210
31/03/10£751£695£56£0£224£2063.6180
31/03/09£639£592£47£5£169£1693.4180
31/03/08£748£771£-23£0£121£1211.9140
31/03/07*£804£795£9£0£145£1402.1120
31/03/06*£553£628£-76£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/05£694£658£36£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/04£694£658£36£0£0£0n/a00

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 0%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 0%
Highest pay band: Less than £60,000
Liabilities/Assets: 2%
Liabilities/Income: 1%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 62%
Reserves/Spending: 5.3 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 8 months
Quick Ratio: 58.9
Asset Split ?
Established: 36 years

www.pcvs.co.uk

finance@pcvs.co.uk

01733342683

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UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Disability
  • Education/Training
  • General Charitable Purposes
GiG Classification
  • Other facilities management and maintenance
How it operates
  • Acts as an umbrella or resource body
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides human resources
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Peterborough City,
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Elderly/Old People
  • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies
  • People Of A Particular Ethnic Or Racial Origin
  • 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£455,618
DCMS£212,805
Barrow Cadbury Trust£30,000
Cambridgeshire Community Foundation£21,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
National Lottery Community Fund - Peterborough Community Recovery Programme
£381,328 10/09/2021
The funding will enable Peterborough Council for Voluntary Services to continue the Covid-19 Response Group support they are providing to the most vulnerable within the community of Peterborough. ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Interim Funding to support Covid response forums
£33,465 29/03/2021
6
Peterborough Council for Voluntary Services (PCVS) provides support to the voluntary community and social groups across Peterborough. Funding for the organisation will go towards staff costs.
National Lottery Community Fund - PCVS Covid-19 emergency response
£40,825 18/06/2020
10
Peterborough Council for Voluntary Service supports the voluntary and community sector in Peterborough and offers members support information advice and networking. The funding will be used to ....more
Cambridgeshire Community Foundation - Grant to Peterborough Council for Voluntary Service (PCVS)
£21,000 08/04/2020
3
to support distribution of funding in Peterborough through their existing infrastructure and knowledge of smaller groups who could mobilise an emergency response. Allocation of £500-£1000 per group ....more
DCMS - Youth Investment Fund
£106,403 01/04/2020
The Youth Investment Fund aims to expand, create and strengthen the sustainability of open-access youth services in six disadvantaged regions in the country. It will also expand the evidence base of ....more
DCMS - Youth Investment Fund
£106,403 01/04/2020
The Youth Investment Fund aims to expand, create and strengthen the sustainability of open-access youth services in six disadvantaged regions in the country. It will also expand the evidence base of ....more
Barrow Cadbury Trust - Invest4Good Peterborough & Wider Cambridgeshire Part 2
£30,000 13/01/2020
12
To embed enterprise development skills and increase the uptake of social investment in Peterborough.
Department for Work and Pensions - Volunteering Co-ordinator
£21,076 01/04/2019
Social Integration (Integrated Communities Project funded by MHCLG)
DCMS - Youth Investment Fund
£106,403 01/04/2019
.
DCMS - Youth Investment Fund
£106,403 01/04/2019
.
DCMS - Peterborough Youth Integration
£25,000 11/02/2019
To enhance and complement, through existing YIF recipient organisations, community integration and counter extremism work in Peterborough, one of five government priority 'Integration Areas'
Barrow Cadbury Trust - Invest4Good Peterborough & Wider Cambridgeshire
£21,000 24/05/2018
12
To support the growth of social investment in Peterborough and Cambridgeshire
DCMS - Youth Investment Fund
£106,403 01/05/2018
The Youth Investment Fund aims to expand, create and strengthen the sustainability of open-access youth services in six disadvantaged regions in the country. It will also expand the evidence base of ....more
DCMS - Youth Investment Fund
£106,403 01/05/2018
The Youth Investment Fund aims to expand, create and strengthen the sustainability of open-access youth services in six disadvantaged regions in the country. It will also expand the evidence base of ....more
DCMS - Youth Investment Fund
£106,403 01/05/2018
The Youth Investment Fund aims to expand, create and strengthen the sustainability of open-access youth services in six disadvantaged regions in the country. It will also expand the evidence base of ....more
DCMS - Youth Investment Fund
£106,403 01/05/2018
The Youth Investment Fund aims to expand, create and strengthen the sustainability of open-access youth services in six disadvantaged regions in the country. It will also expand the evidence base of ....more
DCMS - LCF Development Grants
£31,500 23/11/2017
To complete feasability and development work on devising a social impact bond financed project
National Lottery Community Fund - Hate Crime - Community Learning
£10,000 15/02/2017
12
This project will use funding to investigate how people perceive hate crime in Peterborough. This will develop information tools for communities to use to raise awareness of hate crime and improve ....more
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to CVS Peterborough
£39,700 19/09/2011
the costs of the Support Project for Unemployed People including the salaries of the Client Support Worker and Client Advisor, volunteer expenses and training, service, management and admin costs
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How is it governed?

Trustees (9)
Current Trustees appointed

Age Range of Trustees: 19-77
  • SHARON HOPE KEOGH Appointed: 2022, Occupation: Head Of Community Action, Kingsgate Church
  • SHEILA WALSH Appointed: 2022, Occupation: Retired Marketing Director
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 01/08/1988, number: 299823
  • Registered at Companies House on 03/04/1987, number: 02119687
Gift Aid
  • NOT registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Bullying and harassment policy and procedures
  • Campaigns and political activity 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
  • Investing charity funds 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; AR07: 269 days late, AR06: 1 days late,
Main office

PCVS
Allia Future Business Centre
London Road
Peterborough
PE2 8AN

Objectives

To promote any charitable purposes for the benefit of the Community in Peterborough and surrounding area and in particular the protection of health and the relief of poverty, distress and sickness

Defined Area of Benefit:

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Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
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