Finance Score: 5
Governance Score: 0
Support Score: 11
  • Strong growth: +2
  • Fundraising costs low: +3
  • No PartB
(no info on trustees)
    • Grant maker support: +11
    Overall GiG Score: 16 ?

    EDINBURGH FOOD PROJECT 

    Analysis by Giving is Great

    Positives:

    • The charity has received backing from multiple prominent grant makers recently
    • There has been strong growth in spending over the last 5 years
    • There have been no income shortfalls in recent years
    • Fundraising costs are unusually low relative to funds raised
    • This charity is based in an area of 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 £112,904 £249,579 £335,540 £306,834
    Donations & Legacies £170,335 £907,386 £294,873
    Other Income £1,800 £375,205 £246,373 £325,239
    Investment Income £74 £445
    Total income £118,240 £172,467 £623,777 £1,532,170 £876,860 £1,121,090
    Charitable activities spending £161,550 £728,781 £769,407 £920,440
    Fundraising costs 0% 0% 2% 5%
    Other spending
    Total spending £110,635 £142,655 £453,793 £732,670 £780,109 £963,650
    Surplus/deficit £7,605 £29,812 £169,984 £799,500 £96,751 £157,440
    Established: 12 years
    Scottish Charity Regulator
    Listed activities
    • It carries out activities or services itself
    GiG Classification
    • Community food services
    Purposes
    • The prevention or relief of poverty
    • The advancement of citizenship or community development
    • The relief of those in need by reason of age, ill-health, disability, financial hardship or other disadvantage
    Where it operates
    • Wider, but within one local authority area, main operating location: City of Edinburgh
    • This charity is based in an area of high deprivation
    Who it helps
    • 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
    The Trussell Trust£792,260
    Corra Foundation£35,261
    Foundation Scotland£20,000
    Scottish Government£19,262
    Specific Donations
    Amount When
    Months
    To be used for
    The Trussell Trust - Grant to Edinburgh Food Project Foodbank
    £146,600 05/09/2023
    Continuation funding for 2xDebt Advisors 5dpw; Additional funding for Business Development Lead 3dpw, Referral Pathways Project Manager 5dpw, contribution to the Director's salary 5%, and project ....more
    The Trussell Trust - Grant to Edinburgh Food Project Foodbank
    £15,000 18/10/2022
    Emergency grant
    Foundation Scotland - Money Advice Service: Triage and Direct Support Offer
    £15,000 21/07/2022
    33
    To allow the expansion and embedment of our Money Advice Service with a three pronged approach ? foodbank centre drop ins, a telephone helpline and a triaged direct offer of support.
    The Trussell Trust - Grant to Edinburgh NW Foodbank
    £49,957 15/03/2022
    Business Development Manager
    The Trussell Trust - Grant to Edinburgh NW Foodbank
    £390,838 04/11/2021
    Money Advice Service
    The Trussell Trust - Grant to Edinburgh NW Foodbank
    £10,000 30/11/2020
    7 months' storage; crates, dollies, boxes
    The Trussell Trust - Grant to Edinburgh Nw Foodbank
    £15,270 06/10/2020
    Income maximisation - advice worker
    Corra Foundation - HDG-20/4352
    £16,000 06/08/2020
    towards the money advice service.
    The Trussell Trust - Grant to Edinburgh Central Foodbank
    £8,333 09/07/2020
    Coronavirus Emergency Grant
    The Trussell Trust - Grant to Edinburgh East Foodbank
    £8,333 09/07/2020
    Coronavirus Emergency Grant
    The Trussell Trust - Grant to Edinburgh NW Foodbank
    £8,333 09/07/2020
    Coronavirus Emergency Grant
    The Trussell Trust - Grant to Edinburgh NW Foodbank
    £2,511 08/07/2020
    CV emergency costs: food purchase
    CAF - Grant to Edinburgh Food Project
    £5,890 24/06/2020
    3
    Grant to Edinburgh Food Project to support the organisation through COVID19
    Scottish Government - Edinburgh Food Project
    £19,262 17/06/2020
    Detailed description not provided.
    The Trussell Trust - Grant to Edinburgh NW Foodbank
    £3,093 20/05/2020
    CV emergency costs: salary costs, utility cots
    Corra Foundation - Food_Fund_COVID19-20/2536
    £19,261 29/04/2020
    to contribute to the additional operating costs enabling you to offer support to vulnerable people who have been faced by further barriers due to COVID19
    Foundation Scotland - Grant to Edinburgh Food Project
    £5,000 10/04/2020
    To contribute to the cost of an Emergency Food Parcel Delivery Service that will operate across North West, East and Central Edinburgh for 12 weeks including; operational support from the company ....more
    The Trussell Trust - Grant to Edinburgh NW Foodbank
    £67,620 10/12/2019
    24
    Shared warehouse & PT fundraiser (3 foodbanks)
    The Trussell Trust - Grant to Edinburgh NW Foodbank
    £66,371 10/12/2019
    Shared warehouse & PT fundraiser (3 foodbanks)
    The Trussell Trust - Grant to Edinburgh NW Foodbank
    £4,828 12/02/2019
    Warehouse Equipment and services
    The Trussell Trust - Grant to Edinburgh NW Foodbank
    £4,828 31/01/2019
    12
    Food bank warehouse equipment
    The Trussell Trust - Grant to Edinburgh NW Foodbank
    £41,916 26/12/2018
    36
    New food bank Warehouse Manager post
    The Trussell Trust - Grant to Edinburgh NW Foodbank
    £41,378 12/12/2018
    Warehouse Manager
    Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations - Transformation of foodbank centres into support hubs
    £10,000 02/11/2018
    The Service Development Manager has been absolutely fundamental to the success of the project as we take forward a multi-agency approach to service delivery. Our project is directly helping to ....more
    Robertson Trust - the Salary Costs of the Operations Manager
    £26,000 25/10/2018
    the Salary Costs of the Operations Manager
    Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations - Transformation of foodbank centres into support hubs
    £9,956 10/11/2017
    What In the past year we helped 7,743 people (5,023 adults and 2,720 children) who required emergency food. This figure is expected to increase to over 8,500 by the end of this year as we have seen a ....more
    Robertson Trust - The Delivery Van
    £4,500 21/03/2017
    The Delivery Van
    Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations - Niddrie Foodbank Centre
    £4,000 03/07/2015
    Detailed information not yet available.
    Robertson Trust - the Salary Costs of the Operations Manager
    £36,000 31/01/2015
    the Salary Costs of the Operations Manager
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    Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

    How is it governed?

    Trustees

    Sorry we have no information about the Trustees.

    Legal constitution
    • Charity registered in Scotland on 18/06/2012, number: SC043220
    Filing Record
    5 returns made; all on time
    Main office

    , EH11 3UY

    Objectives

    4 The organisation is established for charitable purposes only, and in particular, the objects are: 4.1 The prevention or relief of poverty in Edinburgh and surrounding areas in particular but not exclusively by providing emergency food supplies to individuals in need and/or charities, or other organisations working to prevent or relieve poverty. 4.2 to advance citizenship and community development by encouraging volunteering within the project

    Data Sources

    Scottish Charity Regulator
    360 Giving
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