Finance Score: -6
Governance Score: 2
Support Score: 6
  • Spending falling: -1
  • Multiple Deficits and declines: -5
  • No PartB
  • 12+ Trustees: -1
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Large volunteers +5
  • Grant maker support: +1
Overall GiG Score: 2 ?

NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY SCOUT COUNCIL 

SCOUTING EXISTS TO ACTIVELY ENGAGE AND SUPPORT YOUNG PEOPLE IN THEIR PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT, EMPOWERING THEM TO MAKE A POSITIVE CONTRIBUTION TO SOCIETY
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has been very successful in attracting volunteers relative to its size
  • The charity has received modest backing from several prominent grant makers recently
  • The Board appears to be dynamic in terms of composition

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • There are 15 trustees whereas the Charities Commission recommends a maximum of 12
  • 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
  • Spending has fallen significantly over the last 5 years relative to the previous period
  • Income has been volatile and on several occasions in recent years less than spending
Established: 45 years

www.northumberlandscouts.org.uk

info@northumberlandscouts.org.uk

01912514064

Charity Commission for England and Wales

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£85£83£2n/an/an/an/an/a1,710
31/03/22£77£94£-17n/an/an/an/an/a1,177
31/03/21£113£90£23n/an/an/an/an/a1,685
31/03/20£247£247£0n/an/an/an/an/a1,916
31/03/19*£222£307£-86n/an/an/an/an/a2,349
31/03/18£259£162£97£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/17£136£255£-119£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/16£280£229£51£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/15£315£398£-83£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/14£426£309£118£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/13£222£306£-84£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/12£246£300£-54£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/11£504£598£-94£35£566£1953.9180
31/03/10£443£345£98£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/09£425£373£52£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/08£332£271£61£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/07£351£297£54£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/06£241£222£19£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/05£226£182£44£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/04£87£103£-15£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
Listed activities
  • Education/Training
How it operates
  • Makes Grants to Individuals
  • Makes Grants to Organisations
  • Other charitable activities
Where it operates
  • Newcastle Upon Tyne City, North Tyneside, Northumberland,
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • People With Disabilities
Who works here?
  • Unknown number of employees
  • 1,710 volunteers

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
Virgin Money Foundation - Grant to 6th Cramlington Scout Group
£500 13/03/2020
Grant through the Colleagues in the Community Fund to purchase sporting equipment and tents to enrich the scouting experience.
Co-Operative Group - Grant to Haltwhistle Beavers and Cubs
£2,770 15/11/2019
We want to offer young people in Haltwhistle fun and challenging activities and new experiences in the Scouts, Cubs and Beavers.
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Towards Funding towards their Explore! Programme
£7,415 24/06/2015
Towards Funding towards their Explore! Programme
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Towards Moor Maniacs group
£3,420 16/06/2015
Towards Moor Maniacs group
National Lottery Heritage Fund - Grant to Northumberland County Scout Council
£37,800 24/06/2013
Exploring the landscape and heritage of South Tynedale Railway
National Lottery Community Fund - Getting Connected
£244,845 08/03/2011
60
A new project that will work to support disengaged young people in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Gateshead, North Shields and Northumberland. The project will be run by LookwideUK which is a development arm ....more

Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (15)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split
Based on 14/15 persons

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 22/05/1979, number: 508681
Gift Aid
  • NOT registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Complaints handling
  • Conflicting interests
  • Investment
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
20 returns made; AR19: 10 days late,
Main office

39 HORSLEY AVENUE
SHIREMOOR
NORTH TYNESIDE
NE27 0UG

Objectives

TO PROMOTE THE DEVELOPMENT OF YOUNG PEOPLE IN ACHIEVING THEIR FULL PHYSICAL, INTELLECTUAL, SOCIAL AND SPIRITUAL POTENTIALS AS INDIVIDUALS, AS RESPONSIBLE CITIZENS AND AS MEMBERS OF THEIR LOCAL, NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITIES

Defined Area of Benefit:

NORTHUMBERLAND

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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