Trustees' Report 2019/20

The report of the trustees for the subject year


Report  of the Trustees – Nov 2020

Item 1. Financial Report 2019/20

The Trust accounts to 30 Jun 2020 have been examined by Chris Sworn, a qualified accountant, and represent a true and accurate account of the Trust’s affairs; a copy is attached and a copy has been posted on the Club website as a public document; we are not required to forward accounts to the Charity Commission.

The trust made the following major donations during the year:

Charity/Organisation/Project

£

Rotary Foundation

 1771

Rotary Foundation Polio

 1369

LOROS

  561

Uppshop

1234

Air Ambulance

   100

Defibrillators

   848

Local Appeals

   200

Leighfield Quiet Room

   500

Youth Services

   359

Mercy Ships

   300

Covid-19 projects

 1150

Uppingham Hopper

 1501

Dying Matters

  500

Misc

  104

Key Safes

  500

Total

10996

The Trust created the following reserves in order to fund projects which were not ready to proceed during the year:

Charity/Organisation/Project

£

Uppshop

 732

Bomani maternity unit

5067

Covid-19 projects

1489

Prepayments

 475

Total

 7763

The major fundraising events and other sources of funds during the year were:

Event

Income £

Eyebrook Walk

    875

President’s Night

  1099

Polio collection

  1095

Craft Fair

 1008

Race Night

   829

Donations and misc

 1084

Foundation voluntary contributions

  633

Gift aid

  1650

Donations towards defibrillators

  1086

District Grants

  2450

Bomani

  2060

Big Band

  1048

Arts Night

    466

Covid-19

  1723

Misc

    357

Total

17464

Some members continued to make periodic regular donations to Rotary Foundation thus reducing our reliance on fundraising to meet our annual Foundation donation target.

Item 2.  Objectives for the new Financial Year 2019/20

The Club has resolved to continue to support the following charities and projects for FY 2019/20:

·         The renovation of Bomani Dispensary near Mombasa

·         A project in co-operation with Uppwatch and the Neighbourhood Forum to support the aged and youth of our society

The Club will continue to support:

·         Rotary International Polio Eradication Campaign

·         The Rotary Foundation

·         Youth Speaks.

·         Uppingham in Bloom

Item 3.  Trust Administration

All the current Trustees namely:

·         Hugh Holden

·         Lesley Wellen (ex officio)

·         Paul Laird (ex officio)

·         Shane James

·         Keith Edwards (ex officio)

agreed to continue serving and were reappointed at the Club Annual General Meeting

The Trust bank account was again maintained at Barclays. Three Trustees (Paul Laird, Lesley Wellen, Hugh Holden) are authorised signatories to the Trust bank account at Barclays Bank Ltd with any 2 required to sign cheques and authorize electronic bank transfers.

The Annual Report Form has been submitted to the Charity Commission and will be available on the Commission website. . 

The Trustees Report will be displayed on the Club Website once it has been approved by the Club.

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