Finance Score: 0
Governance Score: 1
Support Score: 8
  • No PartB
  • Narrow trustee age band: -2
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +8
Overall GiG Score: 9 ?

NORTH GLASGOW COMMUNITY FOOD INITIATIVE 

Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years
  • A significant proportion of recent income was derived from major grant makers
  • The Board appears to be dynamic in terms of composition
  • This charity is based in an area of extremely high deprivation

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • The Board has little diversity in terms of age
Established: 19 years
Scottish Charity RegulatorCompanies House
UN SDGs
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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 £26,050 £24,592 £19,888 £4,374 £6,798
Donations & Legacies £313,494 £365,556 £418,947 £424,082
Other Income £8,681
Investment Income £90 £99 £87 £72 £344
Total income £339,634 £390,247 £438,922 £437,209 £395,165 £491,203
Charitable activities spending £370,112 £390,966 £423,815 £430,793 £417,305
Fundraising costs
Other spending
Total spending £370,112 £390,966 £423,815 £430,793 £389,263 £417,305
Surplus/deficit -£30,478 -£719 £15,107 £6,416 £5,902 £73,898
Listed activities
  • It carries out activities or services itself
Purposes
  • The prevention or relief of poverty
  • The advancement of education
  • The advancement of health','the advancement of the arts, heritage, culture or science','the advancement of environmental protection or improvement
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 it helps
  • Children or young people
  • People with disabilities or health problems
  • People with a particular ethnic or racial origin','No specific group, or for the benefit of the community

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£169,625
Scottish Government£71,292
Foundation Scotland£53,544
BBC Children in Need£33,091
Garfield Weston Foundation£25,000
Women's Fund for Scotland£9,714
Crowdfunder£5,400
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Co-Operative Group - Grant to Springburn Food Hub (NGCFI)
£1,163 22/10/2022
We would like to employ a youth gardener to plan, coordinate and deliver a children's and family activity programme.
Crowdfunder - Local Action Fund
£2,825 29/09/2022
Covid response
National Lottery Community Fund - Milton Food Hub and Community Garden
£150,000 17/06/2022
This group will use funds to continue to run its community hub and garden space in Milton providing a community café and gardening activities alongside supporting volunteer-led groups and community ....more
Crowdfunder - Local Action Fund
£2,575 12/05/2022
Covid response
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£15,000 06/05/2022
Milton Community Garden
Women's Fund for Scotland - Springburn Food Hub - Women's Health Programme
£4,857 15/03/2022
To cover the cost of running a healthy eating project
Women's Fund for Scotland - Springburn Food Hub - Women's Health Programme
£4,857 15/03/2022
To cover the cost of running a healthy eating project
National Lottery Community Fund - Youth Crunch
£9,700 02/02/2022
This group will use the funding to support a climate action learning programme focused on sustainable food production. The programme will seek to engage the Royston community.
Scottish Government - North Glasgow Community Food Initiative
£25,000 15/12/2020
Detailed description not provided.
Foundation Scotland - Grant to North Glasgow Community Food Initiative
£4,945 10/12/2020
To pay for the employment of a sessional cook, to support the delivery of their online cookery classes and provision of takeaway meals. In addition the grant will also contribute to a range of ....more
Foundation Scotland - Grant to North Glasgow Community Food Initiative
£4,976 09/12/2020
To purchase food supplies for a community pantry providing subsidised food for those in the local community of Royston facing food insecurity or poverty.
Foundation Scotland - Springburn Food Hub
£43,623 25/09/2020
to contribute towards the salary costs of the Food Hub Manager, the Finance Officer, the Community Gardener, and staff training and travel.
National Lottery Community Fund - Springburn Food Hub
£9,925 11/09/2020
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This group will use the funding to deliver gardening and food related activities to local groups and residents in Springburn.
Scottish Government - North Glasgow Community Food Initiative
£7,452 18/06/2020
Detailed description not provided.
BBC Children in Need - Grant to North Glasgow Community Food Initiative
£3,091 17/06/2020
6
COVID19 - This grant will increase staff hours to support the delivery of activity packs with growing materials and cooking instructions to 120 children and young people isolated by Covid in Milton, ....more
BBC Children in Need - Grant to North Glasgow Community Food Initiative
£30,000 28/05/2020
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170 children and young people from Milton, Glasgow, will access a gardening project in the local community garden and food hub. They will play outdoors, be more confident in making better health ....more
DCMS - VSCE CMC Fund
£3,091 22/05/2020
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
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£10,000 07/05/2020
Milton Community Garden
Scottish Government - North Glasgow Community Food Initiative
£38,840 28/04/2020
Detailed description not provided.
Corra Foundation - HDG-19/508
£4,500 01/06/2019
Towards the salary of the part-time administrator.
Virgin Money Foundation - Grant to North Glasgow Community Food Initiative
£500 21/05/2019
Grant through the Heart of the Community Fund used to purchase a new cooker which will be used to cook community meals.
Glasgow City Council - Community Food Hubs - North West
£42,312 15/03/2019
The project works in partnership with disadvantaged communities and local organisations to increase engagement in practical / sustainable food related activity.
National Lottery Community Fund - North Glasgow Community Food Initiative
£134,632 15/03/2019
36
This group will deliver a range of community activities to people living in Milton to help reduce social isolation, strengthen community connections and create opportunities for learning new skills. ....more
Henry Smith Charity - Grant to North Glasgow Community Food Initiative
£90,000 13/03/2019
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towards three years' running costs of an organisation providing practical and sustainable food related projects for communities and individuals in the north of Glasgow
Glasgow City Council - Springburn Food Hub
£5,180 28/02/2019
This proposal addresses a need to contribute to improving the health of local people in the Springburn, Sighthill, Balornock and Petershill areas. Courses will be delivered in cookery, healthy eating ....more
Glasgow City Council - Springburn Food Hub
£5,180 08/06/2018
This proposal addresses a need to contribute to improving the health of local people in the Springburn, Sighthill, Balornock and Petershill areas. Courses will be delivered in cookery, healthy eating ....more
Glasgow City Council - Community Food Hubs - North West
£42,312 07/06/2018
The project works in partnership with disadvantaged communities and local organisations to increase engagement in practical / sustainable food related activity.
Corra Foundation - HDA-17/469
£4,000 07/12/2017
Towards the salary of the part-time Admin Assistant.
BBC Children in Need - Grant to North Glasgow Community Food Initiative
£30,000 09/03/2017
36
40 children and young people from Milton, Glasgow, will access a twice-weekly afterschool gardening project in the local community garden. They will have the chance to socialise, eat, learn about ....more
Corra Foundation - HDA-16/694
£4,137 01/12/2016
towards the salary of the part-time Administrator, thus closing the appeal
Robertson Trust - The Salary Costs of The Project Manager
£31,000 30/04/2016
The Salary Costs of The Project Manager
Glasgow City Council - Milton Community Garden - Maintenance and Pathways
£4,463 14/04/2016
To improve the accessibility of Milton Community Garden
National Lottery Community Fund - North Glasgow Community Food Initiative
£148,430 15/02/2016
36
North Glasgow Community Food Initiative
Robertson Trust - The Business Development Officer
£36,000 30/06/2015
The Business Development Officer
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to North Glasgow Community Food Initiative
£90,000 02/04/2014
Towards a new food hub in North Glasgow offering affordable fruit and vegetables, cookery classes, volunteer opportunities and social events.
National Lottery Community Fund - Milton Memorial Garden (Community Spaces Scotland)
£184,368 25/03/2014
24
The two year project will develop a small plot of ground adjacent to their existing community growing site into a memorial garden. The garden already exists in an informal way, with temporary and ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Healthier Eating Royston Experience - Food and Finance Hub
£76,880 28/02/2014
15
Healthier Eating Royston Experience - Food and Finance Hub
National Lottery Community Fund - Healthier Eating Royston Experience (HERE)
£117,757 09/11/2011
24
The Healthier Eating Royston Experience project will help 800 residents of the Royston area of Glasgow to make informed choices to improve their eating habits. This Our Place project will benefit ....more
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Directors (5)
Current Directors appointed

Age Range of Directors: 45-55
Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in Scotland on 28/09/2005, number: SC036842
  • Registered at Companies House on 28/09/2005, number: SC290958
Filing Record
5 returns made; all on time
Main office

St Andrews Church, Liddesdale Square, Glasgow, G22 7BT

Objectives

(a)The prevention of or to relieve poverty, particularly among the residents of North Glasgow (“the Operating Area”) including through promoting and taking action to address food justice and food insecurity. (b)To advance education, particularly among residents of the Operating Area (c)To preserve, protect and improve the mental and physical health of individuals resident in the Operating Area, and to assist in the relief of ill health, and the provision of health education for such individuals (d)To promote the physical and mental health of people (and particularly those resident in the Operating Area) who suffer from mental and/or physical disability, illness or impairment or have particular needs by reason of current or past drug, solvent and/or alcohol abuse (e)To promote training, particularly among residents of the Operating Area, and with particular reference to skills which will assist the participants in obtaining paid employment (f)To encourage, stimulate and support volunteering principally in the Operating Area (g)To promote the rehabilitation of offenders and ex-offenders by the provision of education and training, and the promotion or support of any project or scheme directed towards the prevention of crime or delinquency (h)To work towards the elimination of discrimination (whether on the grounds of race, religion, disability, gender, sexual orientation or otherwise), to promote and support equality of opportunity for all residents of the Operating Area irrespective of race, religion, disability, gender or sexual orientation and to promote ham10ny between peoples of different ethnic, racial, social, religious and other groups within the framework of a multi-racial and inclusive society. (i)The advancement of environmental protection or improvement.

Data Sources

Scottish Charity Regulator
360 Giving
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