Finance Score: 5
Governance Score: 3
Support Score: 9
  • Future income +5
  • No PartB
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Grant maker support: +9
Overall GiG Score: 17 ?

PARKHEAD CITIZENS ADVICE BUREAU 

Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • The charity has received backing from multiple prominent grant makers recently and there are significant future grants due to be received
  • Spending has increased over the last 3 years relative to the previous period
  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of age
  • This charity is based in an area of extremely high deprivation
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 £358,252 £397,685 £383,891 £385,286 £439,316
Donations & Legacies £54,449 £119,397 £95,059 £147,494
Other Income
Investment Income
Total income £412,701 £517,082 £478,950 £532,780 £496,638 £496,638
Charitable activities spending £393,982 £460,970 £463,282 £432,367 £502,452
Fundraising costs
Other spending
Total spending £393,982 £460,970 £463,282 £432,367 £502,452 £502,452
Surplus/deficit £18,719 £56,112 £15,668 £100,413 -£5,814 -£5,814
What it does
  • It carries out activities or services itself
Who it helps
  • No specific group, or for the benefit of the community
Purposes
  • The prevention or relief of poverty
  • The advancement of education
  • The advancement of health','the advancement of citizenship or community development','the advancement of human rights, conflict resolution or reconciliation
Where it operates
  • Wider, but within one local authority area, main operating location: Glasgow City
  • This charity is based in an area of extremely high deprivation

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£219,882
Henry Smith Charity£180,000
Garfield Weston Foundation£15,000
Scottish Government£7,436
Corra Foundation£5,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
National Lottery Community Fund - CAB Youth Action
£10,000 14/07/2023
This group will use the funding to re-engage with local young people and involve them more within the structures of the organisation and projects they deliver.
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to Parkhead Citizens Advice Bureau
£180,000 09/11/2022
36
towards three years' running costs of a project which aims to assist in relieving poverty by educating the community on mental, physical and social welfare in Glasgow, Scotland.
Crowdfunder - Local Action Fund
£280 28/09/2022
Covid response
Crowdfunder - Local Action Fund
£2,388 05/05/2022
Covid response
National Lottery Community Fund - Helping me and helping my community
£200,000 28/02/2022
This group will use the funding to provide advice and support to prisoners and their families at HMP Barlinnie Glasgow. The project includes 1-1 advice issue-based workshops volunteering and peer ....more
Co-Operative Group - Grant to Parkhead Citizens Advice Bureau
£1,355 23/10/2021
We would like to buy laptops, risers, keyboards and mice, headphones and other miscellaneous equipment so that volunteers can work remotely and gain valuable skills.
Foundation Scotland - Grant to Parkhead Citizens Advice Bureau
£4,895 08/03/2021
To employ a volunteer support worker for volunteers being trained remotely, allowing for more support, particularly for those with poor digital skills.
Scottish Government - Parkhead Citizens Advice Bureau
£7,436 10/06/2020
Detailed description not provided.
National Lottery Community Fund - Advising vulnerable people in community settings
£9,882 19/02/2020
12
This group will use the funding to provide regular outreach services including home visits, pop up advice clinics, and public events to vulnerable groups in Parkhead and surrounding areas.
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£15,000 14/02/2020
Tackling poverty and transforming lives in our community
Co-Operative Group - Grant to Parkhead Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB)
£2,600 15/11/2019
We want to recruit and train more volunteers so we can help more people to claim their entitlements.
Corra Foundation - HDG-19/258
£5,000 01/06/2019
Towards delivery of the Money Advice Service.
Glasgow City Council - Financial Inclusion Service - Parkhead CAB
£130,809 21/03/2019
The provision of financial inclusion and housing information and advice services.
Robertson Trust - Salary costs of the Youth Training Officer
£45,000 12/03/2019
Salary costs of the Youth Training Officer
Glasgow City Council - CAB Pathfinder Project
£41,625 08/03/2019
To develop the capacity of individuals volunteering within the advice and advocacy sector.
Virgin Money Foundation - Grant to Parkhead Citizens Advice Bureau
£1,000 05/03/2019
Grant through the Heart of the Community Fund which enabled them to recruit and train more volunteers so that they can help more people to resolve issues that are causing them worry and stress.
Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations - Digi? Aye!
£9,991 04/09/2018
Detailed information not yet available.
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£10,000 25/07/2018
Pathfinders project
Glasgow City Council - CAB Pathfinder Project
£41,625 08/06/2018
To develop the capacity of individuals volunteering within the advice and advocacy sector.
Glasgow City Council - Financial Inclusion Service - Parkhead CAB
£130,809 31/05/2018
The provision of financial inclusion and housing information and advice services.
Corra Foundation - HDA-18/105
£5,000 29/03/2018
Towards the salary of the full-time Money Advice Worker.
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to Parkhead Citizens Advice Bureau
£112,300 14/03/2018
36
towards three years' running costs of a project providing debt and benefits advice to people in a disadvantaged area of Glasgow
National Lottery Community Fund - Meeting the changing needs of clients
£9,730 26/02/2018
12
This charity will commission an independent review of its core services to ensure they are effectively meeting the needs of members of the community who are dealing with debt, are hoping to move into ....more
Robertson Trust - the Volunteer Support Worker
£30,000 30/04/2015
the Volunteer Support Worker
Glasgow City Council - Financial Inclusion Service - Parkhead CAB
£130,809 22/01/2015
The provision of financial inclusion and housing information and advice services.
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Directors (10)
Current Directors appointed
Gender Split
Based on 9/10 persons

Age Range of Directors: 28-77
Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in Scotland on 19/06/1990, number: SC014413
  • Registered at Companies House on 23/03/2011, number: SC396128
Filing Record
5 returns made; all on time
Main office

1361 Gallowgate, Glasgow, G31 4DN

Objectives

The company's objects are to promote any charitable purposes for the public benefit in (i) the area in the East End of Glasgow as defined on the attached map ('the Operating Area') and (ii) elsewhere by i) the advancement of education by providing clients with information, clarification and understanding of legislation and their legal rights and responsibilities. ii) the relief of those in need by assessing clients entitlement to welfare benefits, by providing assistance in claiming benefits and by assisting them to appeal against refusal to benefits and by doing so ensure they do not suffer from poverty. iii) the advancement of human rights by ensuring that people do not suffer through ignorance of their human rights and by taking such actions required to redress the situation and restore justice. iv) advancement of health by providing a comprehensive advice service which deals with all aspects of clients problems and alleviates the stress and anxiety caused by unsolved problems. v) advancement of community development by recruiting, training and developing local citizens to be volunteer advisers in the Citizens Advice Bureau who in turn assist members of the public in their community and in doing so contribute to the development of their community and by supporting the development of local voluntary and community organisations.

Data Sources

Scottish Charity Regulator
360 Giving
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