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Data for financial year ending 31 March 2018

Gfs Community Enterprise

  • Income

    £1.9M

  • Spending

    £209.0K

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1169462 Company no. 10042412

Contact details

Public address

  • 51A St. Pauls Street, Leeds, LS1 2TE

Aims & activities

THE COMPANY OWNS AND MANAGES THE OLD FIRE STATION GIPTON WHICH IS HOME TO A NUMBER OF PRIMARILY THIRD SECTOR TENANTS INCLUDING CHARITIES AND SOCIAL ENTERPRISES. IN ADDITION, THERE IS A COMMUNITY CAFE OPEN FOR TENANTS, VISITORS AND THE GENERAL PUBLIC AND A RANGE OF MEETING ROOMS AVAILABLE FOR HIRE BY THE LOCAL COMMUNITY, CHARITIES AND BUSINESSES ON A GRADED HIRE RATE.

What the charity does

  • General charitable purposes
  • Education/training
  • The advancement of health or saving of lives
  • Disability
  • The prevention or relief of poverty
  • Economic/community development/employment
  • Recreation

Who the charity helps

  • Children/young people
  • Elderly/old people
  • People with disabilities
  • People of a particular ethnic or racial origin
  • Other charities or voluntary bodies
  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space

Income and Endowments:

£1.9M

Expenditure:

£209.0K

Assets and liabilities

  • £2.6M Own use assets
  • £0.0K Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £168.0K Other assets
  • £38.0K Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Charitable spending ratios

11%
100%
89%

Accounts and trustees' annual report

31 Mar 2018 (413KB)
31 Mar 2017 (295KB)

Charitable objects

THE OBJECTS OF THE CHARITY ARE SPECIFICALLY RESTRICTED TO SUCH PURPOSES WHICH ARE EXCLUSIVELY CHARITABLE UNDER THE LAWS OF ENGLAND AND WALES AND FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PUBLIC IN AREAS OF SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC DEPRIVATION (AND IN PARTICULAR IN THE GIPTON AREA OF LEEDS) AS THE TRUSTEES SHALL IN THEIR ABSOLUTE DISCRETION DETERMINE, INCLUDING (BUT NOT LIMITED TO): 3.1 THE RELIEF OF UNEMPLOYMENT; 3.2 THE ADVANCEMENT OF EDUCATION, TRAINING OR RETRAINING, PARTICULARLY AMONG UNEMPLOYED PEOPLE, AND PROVIDING UNEMPLOYED PEOPLE WITH WORK EXPERIENCE; 3.3 THE PROVISION OF FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE, TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE OR BUSINESS ADVICE OR CONSULTANCY IN ORDER TO PROVIDE TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR UNEMPLOYED PEOPLE IN CASES OF FINANCIAL OR OTHER CHARITABLE NEED THROUGH HELP: 3.3.1 IN SETTING UP THEIR OWN BUSINESS, OR 3.3.2 TO EXISTING BUSINESSES; 3.4 THE PROVISION OF RECREATIONAL FACILITIES IN THE INTERESTS OF SOCIAL WELFARE FOR THE PUBLIC AT LARGE OR THOSE WHO BY REASON OF THEIR YOUTH, AGE, INFIRMITY OR DISABLEMENT, FINANCIAL HARDSHIP OR SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC CIRCUMSTANCES, HAVE NEED OF SUCH FACILITIES; 3.5 PROMOTING THE EFFICIENCY AND EFFECTIVENESS OF CHARITIES AND THE EFFECTIVE USE OF CHARITABLE RESOURCES; AND 3.6 PROMOTION OF THE VOLUNTARY SECTOR BY PROVIDING FACILITIES AND SUPPORT.

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES INCORPORATED 03 MAR 2016 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 25 AUG 2016 AS REGISTERED AT COMPANIES HOUSE ON 13 SEP 2016

Organisation type

Standard registration

Policies

Risk management
Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Conflicts of interest
Volunteer management
Complaints handling

Land And Property

This charity owns and/or leases land or property.

  • 7 Trustees
  • 0 Employees
  • 0 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Helen Thomson (Chair) Bradford District Community Foundation Up-to-date
Community Foundation For Leeds Up-to-date
Roundhay Environmental Action Project Up-to-date
Jonathan Morgan None on record
Jonathan Philip Joseph Wilson None on record
Michael Anthony Jackson Community Foundation For Leeds Up-to-date
David Aubrey Jackson None on record
Lynne Ann Caulfield None on record
Robert William Taylor None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Leeds City