Finance Score: -2
Governance Score: 1
Support Score: 8
  • Multiple Deficits: -2
  • No PartB
  • Narrow trustee age band: -2
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +8
Overall GiG Score: 7 ?

GLASGOW'S GOLDEN GENERATION 

Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • The charity has received backing from multiple prominent grant makers recently
  • The Board appears to be dynamic in terms of composition

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • The Board has little diversity in terms of age

Financial issues to consider:

  • On several occasions in recent years income has been less than spending
Financial Data
Income & Spending ?
Period ending 31/03/18 31/03/19 31/03/20 31/03/21 31/03/22 31/03/23
Charitable activities £439,871 £324,617 £320,804 £490,518 £302,563 £228,796
Donations & Legacies £128,059 £382,839 £280,729 £497,616 £550,775 £428,198
Other Income £29,770 £23,672 £35,955 £34,614
Investment Income £19
Total income £705,532 £957,388 £837,224 £1,027,626 £1,015,560 £859,947
Charitable activities spending £831,155 £895,152 £928,579 £916,586 £1,004,013 £1,019,891
Fundraising costs 1% 9% 13% 6%
Other spending £2,018
Total spending £838,596 £982,139 £1,031,663 £981,485 £1,004,013 £1,021,909
Surplus/deficit -£133,064 -£24,751 -£194,439 £46,141 £11,547 -£161,962
Established: 75 years
Scottish Charity RegulatorCompanies House
UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • It carries out activities or services itself
GiG Classification
  • Poverty relief
Purposes
  • The advancement of health
  • The relief of those in need by reason of age, ill-health, disability, financial hardship or other disadvantage
  • Any other purpose that may reasonably be regarded as analogous to any of the preceding purposes
Where it operates
  • Glasgow City
Who it helps
  • Older People

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
Scottish Government£145,575
National Lottery Community Fund£92,263
Garfield Weston Foundation£25,000
Foundation Scotland£15,066
The Clothworkers Foundation£15,000
Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations£10,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Co-Operative Group - Grant to Glasgow's Golden Generation
£1,219 21/10/2023
We would like to provide a healthy and hearty three-course lunch for our day centre attendees which will improve both their physical and mental health.
Co-Operative Group - Grant to Glasgow's Golden Generation
£1,054 22/10/2022
We would like to provide healthy three-course meals for older adults at our day centres. If anyone cannot attend our centres, we will provide home delivery essentials bags.
Crowdfunder - Local Action Fund
£2,325 14/10/2022
Covid response
National Lottery Community Fund - Care in the Autumn Years
£64,971 06/10/2022
The group will use the funding to continue to deliver their 3 dementia-friendly day centres for older people (aged 55+ years) in Glasgow. Over 3 years the project will benefit 450 older people and 90 ....more
County Durham Community Foundation - Healthy Hearty Meals for Healthy Hearty Lives
£5,000 02/03/2022
The Healthy Hearty Meals for Healthy Hearty Lives project.
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£25,000 11/02/2022
Care in the Autumn Years
Foundation Scotland - Grant to Glasgow's Golden Generation
£5,066 14/12/2021
11
To cover the cost of the Dementia Access Champion hours.
National Lottery Community Fund - Getting Out and About
£9,502 06/12/2021
This group will use the funding to provide a driver for transport for older adults to their day centres.
Co-Operative Group - Grant to Glasgow's Golden Generation
£843 23/10/2021
Forty per cent of older adults in Glasgow have no knowledge or access to IT. Our project would help them learn new skills that would enable them to interact with family, friends and the community.
Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations - Digital Inclusion for Older Adults
£10,000 01/07/2021
Detailed information not yet available.
Scottish Government - Glasgow's Golden Generation
£69,650 24/03/2021
Detailed description not provided.
Scottish Government - Glasgow's Golden Generation
£25,000 11/11/2020
Detailed description not provided.
Foundation Scotland - Grant to Glasgow's Golden Generation
£5,000 28/10/2020
2
to enable the charity to produce food parcels that provide healthy meals for 350 vulnerable and isolated elderly people every day for a month.
The Clothworkers Foundation - Grant to Glasgow's Golden Generation
£15,000 27/05/2020
purchase of minibus for a charity that works with the older population in Glasgow
Scottish Government - Glasgow's Golden Generation
£50,925 18/05/2020
Detailed description not provided.
Foundation Scotland - Grant to Glasgow's Golden Generation
£5,000 17/04/2020
3
To provide support costs cover the cost of food and other supplies to people aged over 55 in Glasgow.
National Lottery Community Fund - GGG's Covid-19 Vital Supplies Delivery Campaign
£7,790 08/04/2020
2
This group will use their minibuses to deliver food and essential supplies to vulnerable older people around Glasgow during the COVID-19 pandemic.
National Lottery Community Fund - Dementia Care in the Autumn Years
£10,000 18/02/2020
5
This group will employ a Dementia Development Manager for six months to develop their dementia strategy, inter-generational work and partnerships. This work will support people living with dementia ....more
Glasgow City Council - Elderly Day Care Service
£160,000 15/03/2019
Day care opportunities for people aged 65+
Glasgow City Council - Neighbourhood Visiting Service
£100,917 08/03/2019
Operating from within the East End, the project provides a vital link for the elderly community by providing visits with advice, conversation and friendship to a section of society who would ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Helping to End Loneliness and Isolation in the Elderly
£99,000 14/12/2018
36
This group will use the funding to strengthen their volunteer network which supports the delivery of services to reduce isolation and loneliness amongst older people living in Glasgow. Services ....more
Glasgow City Council - Neighbourhood Visiting Service
£100,917 08/06/2018
Operating from within the East End, the project provides a vital link for the elderly community by providing visits with advice, conversation and friendship to a section of society who would ....more
Glasgow City Council - Elderly Day Care Service
£160,000 07/06/2018
Day care opportunities for people aged 65+
Glasgow City Council - Befriending Service
£3,500 06/06/2018
Befriending Service at the David Cargill Centre
Robertson Trust - Matched Funding of the Engagement Volunteer Programme
£20,000 13/03/2018
Matched Funding of the Engagement Volunteer Programme
Robertson Trust - The Replacement Minibus
£7,500 13/12/2017
The Replacement Minibus
Glasgow City Council - Elderly Day Care Service
£160,000 25/08/2016
Day care opportunities for people aged 65+
National Lottery Community Fund - New Mini Bus
£10,000 17/12/2015
12
This group will use the funding for a new Mini Bus to aid with transport to and from their Day Care Centre.
Foundation Scotland - Grant to Glasgow's Golden Generation
£3,000 23/01/2014
2
To distribute hardship grants to the elderly.
National Lottery Community Fund - New Year Holiday
£10,000 21/11/2013
12
New Year Holiday
Foundation Scotland - Grant to Glasgow's Golden Generation
£2,468 27/03/2013
To award hardship grants to the elderly.
Foundation Scotland - Grant to Glasgow's Golden Generation
£2,350 01/03/2013
To award hardship grants to the elderly.
National Lottery Community Fund - Temple Elderly Day Care Centre
£10,000 26/03/2010
12
The association will use the grant to purchase a mini bus which will be used to transport elderly people to the Temple Elderly Day Care Centre.
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How is it governed?

Directors (5)
Current Directors appointed

Age Range of Directors: 64-77
Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in Scotland on 22/09/1949, number: SC008200
  • Registered at Companies House on 06/03/1996, number: SC163918
Filing Record
5 returns made; all on time
Main office

, G42 9RA

Objectives

The Trust is established for the benefit of the public and, subject to that qualification, the object for which the Trust is established is to promote the general welfare of old people in the City of Glasgow by initiating and carrying out schemes for that purpose, by assisting the work of the statutory authorities and voluntary organisations engaged in providing facilities for physical and mental recreation, furthering health, relieving poverty, distress or sickness and in pursuing any object having these ends in view, which now or hereafter may be deemed by law to be charitable.

Data Sources

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