Finance Score: -5
Governance Score: 0
Support Score: 4
  • Volatile income & significant deficit in latest year: -5
  • No PartB
  • No volunteer policy: -2
  • No conflicts policy: -1
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Large volunteers +3
  • Grant maker support: +1
Overall GiG Score: -1 ?

SKERNE PARK YOUTH AND COMMUNITY CENTRE 

MANAGEMENT OF THE SKERNE PARK YOUTH AND COMMUNITY CENTRE, COLERIDGE GARDENS, DARLINGTON. PROVISION OF RECREATIONAL, SPORTS AND EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITY.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has been 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 including the Government and a Community Foundation
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of gender

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
  • One or more trustees receive payments or benefits from the charity for providing services to the charity

Financial issues to consider:

  • A PartB annual return has not been required and so detailed financial information is not available from the online data
  • Income has been volatile recently and was significantly lower than spending in the latest year
Established: 47 years

paul.harman63@ntlworld.com

01325483259

Charity Commission for England and Wales
UN SDGs
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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
31/12/22£11£15£-4n/an/an/an/an/a6
31/12/21£49£28£21n/an/an/an/an/a6
31/12/20£15£8£7n/an/an/an/an/a1
31/12/19£11£10£0n/an/an/an/an/a3
31/12/18£11£11£0£0£0£0n/a02
31/12/17£9£11£-2£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/16£8£10£-2£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/15£29£17£11£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/14*£12£12£0£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/13*£9£9£0£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/12£8£9£-1£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/11*£13£11£1£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/10*£13£12£2£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/09*£11£13£-2£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/08*£15£13£2£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/07*£14£19£-6£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/06£14£11£3£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/05£13£14£-1£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/04*£11£10£1£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
What it does
  • Amateur Sport
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • Other Charitable Purposes
  • Recreation
Who works here?
  • 6 volunteers
Who it helps
  • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies
  • The General Public/Mankind
How it operates
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
Where it operates
  • Darlington,

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 - Happy Healthy Families
£6,960 02/12/2020
Happy Healthy Families
County Durham Community Foundation - LED Upgrade to Skerne Park Youth & Community Centre
£3,600 26/04/2018
To support the LED Upgrade to Skerne Park Youth & Community Centre.

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 25/02/1977, number: 504606
Gift Aid
  • NOT registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
There are no Policies registered with the Charities Commission
Filing Record
19 returns made; AR14: 37 days late, AR13: 26 days late, AR11: 315 days late, AR10: 119 days late, AR09: 163 days late, AR08: 207 days late, AR07: 68 days late, AR04: 1 days late,
Main office

16 VICTORIA EMBANKMENT
DARLINGTON
DL1 5JR

Objectives

(A) TO PROMOTE THE BENEFIT OF THE INHABITANTS OF SKERNE PARK AND THE NEIGHBOURHOOD WITHOUT DISTINCTION OF SEX OR OF POLITICAL, RELIGIOUS OR OTHER OPINIONS BY ASSOCIATING THE LOCAL AUTHORITIES, VOLUNTARY ORGANISATIONS AND THE 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 THE SECURE THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A COMMUNITY CENTRE AND TO MANAGE THE SAME IN FURTHERANCE OF THE OBJECTS.

Defined Area of Benefit:

SKERNE PARK AND NEIGHBOURHOOD

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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