Finance Score: -8
Governance Score: 2
Support Score: 8
  • Excess liquidity: -1
  • Multiple Deficits: -2
  • Fundraising costs high: -5
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Mainly female board: -1
  • Grant maker support: +8
Overall GiG Score: 2 ?

ST CUTHBERT'S HOSPICE, DURHAM 

St Cuthbert's Hospice promotes the relief of sickness of persons from Co Durham and NE England suffering from a life-limiting or other illness, provision of care and support to their families & carers, and the advancement of health and education by the promotion and development of knowledge, attitudes and behaviours which enable people to prepare for death and/or live with life-limiting illnesses.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • Spending has increased over the last 3 years relative to the previous period
  • A significant proportion of recent income was derived from major grant makers including the Government and a Community Foundation
  • The Board appears to be dynamic in terms of composition

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • The Board is predominantly female
  • Over half the Board have joined recently

Financial issues to consider:

  • Liquidity appeared to be in excess of CC guidelines at the latest year end especially considering the historic stability of income
  • On several occasions in recent years income has been less than spending
  • Fundraising costs are extremely high relative to funds raised
Established: 36 years

www.stcuthbertshospice.com

enquiries@stcuthbertshospice.com

01913861170

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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£4,255£4,189£66£1,502£5,530£5,50215.8115450
31/03/22£3,346£3,413£-67£1,029£5,508£5,40919100300
31/03/21£3,391£3,343£48£976£5,520£5,49819.710850
31/03/20£3,013£3,444£-432£948£5,336£5,30318.5113539
31/03/19£2,788£3,140£-351£887£5,782£5,71221.8109520
31/03/18£2,692£2,988£-295£911£6,018£5,86823.61000
31/03/17£2,587£2,842£-254£869£6,373£6,28026.5920
31/03/16£2,525£2,657£-132£782£6,362£6,28428.4840
31/03/15£3,857£2,512£1,345£742£6,523£6,15329.4780
31/03/14£2,866£2,601£266£689£5,114£4,66921.5760
31/03/13*£2,399£2,145£253£461£4,847£4,50225.2690
31/03/12£2,194£2,026£168£446£4,594£4,24225.1630
31/03/11*£2,316£1,939£377£472£4,428£3,90024.1510
31/03/10£2,200£1,974£226£436£4,052£3,78923510
31/03/09£1,914£1,978£-65£366£3,822£3,55521.6480
31/03/08£2,196£1,875£322£365£3,892£3,37021.6500
31/03/07£1,499£1,383£116£465£3,570£3,40729.6550
31/03/06£1,657£771£886£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/05£1,633£778£855£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/04£954£596£358£0£0£0n/a00

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 51.4%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 36%
Senior Staff Costs/Total Spending: 10%
Highest pay band: £130,000-£140,000
Liabilities/Assets: 10%
Liabilities/Income: 15%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 99%
Reserves/Spending: 15.8 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 6 months
Quick Ratio: 1.3
Asset Split ?
What it does
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
Who works here?
  • 115 employees
  • 450 volunteers
Who it helps
  • Elderly/Old People
  • Other Defined Groups
  • People With Disabilities
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides human resources
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Durham,

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£263,229
County Durham Community Foundation£33,950
DCMS£33,206
Sir Jules Thorn Charitable Trust£5,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Co-Operative Group - Grant to St Cuthbert's Hospice
£3,295 21/10/2023
Our gardens provide therapeutic benefit to patients and families. Funds will be used to improve accessibility and enhance the experience for all who use our grounds, through improvements and repairs.
National Lottery Community Fund - St Cuthbert's Community Outreach
£263,229 20/04/2022
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The project will use the funding over three years to continue and increase its services for people affected by life-limiting illnesses. This includes its community outreach work a volunteer led ....more
Masonic Trust - MCF Hospice
£1,470 10/11/2021
Unrestricted funding for hospices
Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - A grant to St Cuthberts Hospice
£3,000 28/10/2021
The organisations charitable activities
County Durham Community Foundation - Hospice Support Groups
£14,200 21/06/2021
To expand the availability of Hospice support groups.
Sir Jules Thorn Charitable Trust - St Cuthbert's Hospice - 04/05/21
£5,000 14/06/2021
Core Funding
County Durham Community Foundation - St Cuthbert's Hospice - Make it count appeal
£4,750 12/03/2021
To support our Hospice running costs.
County Durham Community Foundation - St Cuthbert's Hospice - Make it count appeal
£5,000 27/10/2020
To support our Hospice running costs.
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear & Nthmbrlnd - Towards the organisations charitable purposes
£5,000 24/09/2020
Towards the organisations charitable purposes
County Durham Community Foundation - Pathways through Bereavement
£10,000 11/09/2020
To support pathways through bereavement.
DCMS - VSCE CMC Fund
£10,000 11/09/2020
NET, Comic Relief and Children in Need will use this funding to provide: increased support to vulnerable people and hidden groups, thus reducing the burden on public services; reach local grassroots ....more
DCMS - Coronavirus Community Support Fund
£23,206 17/07/2020
"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
Masonic Trust - MCF Hospice UK Partnership
£18,247 28/02/2019
Compassionate Communities - Bereavement Support
National Lottery Community Fund - St Cuthbert's Hospice Namaste Care Project
£113,340 21/06/2018
36
The group will run a volunteer-led, community-based care service to support adults living at home with advanced dementia, to enable them to remain in their domestic environment with a good quality of ....more
The Ballinger Charitable Trust - Grant to St Cuthbert's Hospice
£10,000 23/02/2018
12
Project Grow
County Durham Community Foundation - St. Cuthbert's Hospice Clinical Equipment Project
£2,795 07/12/2016
Towards to buy am Activox 4L Concentrator with external battery.
County Durham Community Foundation - The Bridge Project
£20,000 30/09/2016
Towards new refurnbishment of Reception area and Cafe.
The Rayne Foundation - Grant to St. Cuthbert's Hospice Durham
£18,000 14/03/2016
24
Towards Namaste Care, a programme supporting adults with advanced dementia and their carers.
National Lottery Community Fund - St Cuthbert's Hospice Volunteer Bureau
£109,387 11/02/2010
35
St Cuthbert's Hospice (SCH) in Durham will develop a volunteer 'bureau' to improve the volunteering experience and increase opportunities for the local community. Volunteers will have access to ....more
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (11)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split
Based on 9/11 persons

Age Range of Trustees:
  • ANGELA LAMB (Chair) Appointed: 2014, Occupation: Company Director
Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 28/01/1988, number: 519767
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Other Regulators
  • Care Quality Commission
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
  • Investing charity funds policy and procedures
  • Investment
  • 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; AR13: 5 days late, AR11: 2 days late,
Main office

Park House Road
Durham
DH1 3QF

Objectives

TO PROMOTE THE RELIEF OF SICKNESS OF PERSONS FROM COUNTY DURHAM AND THENORTH EAST OF ENGLAND GENERALLY SUFFERING FROM A LIFE LIMITING OR OTHER ILLNESSES AND THE PROVISION OF CARE AND SUPPORT TO THEIR FAMILIES AND CARERS, AND THE ADVANCEMENT OF HEALTH AND EDUCATION BY THE PROMOTION AND DEVELOPMENT OF KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDES AND BEHAVIOURS WHICH ENABLE PEOPLE TO PREPARE FOR DEATH AND/OR LIVE WITH LIFE LIMITING ILLNESSES.

Defined Area of Benefit:

COUNTY DURHAM AND OTHER PARTS OF THE NORTH EAST ENGLAND

Data Sources

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360 Giving
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