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Good Companions

A Registered Charity based in England

This organisation's identifier is GB-CHC-1144729 .
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Good Companions is a charity which covers the Clifton, Wilford and Silverdale areas of Nottingham. Good Companions aims to reduce the isolation and loneliness experienced by the older residents in the area, by the provision of a Volunteer Visiting Scheme and weekly Friendship Groups.

Also known as

  • Good Companions

CCEW Charity number




NG11 8EW



Latest income

£27,582 (on )

This organisation record is based on data from Registered charities in England and Wales published by Charity Commission for England and Wales.

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Area of operation in the UK

Registered Office in the UK

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Themes and activities

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This organisation has been classified using different categories:

International Classification of Non-profit and Third Sector Organizations (ICNP/TSO)

ICNP/TSO categories have been automatically assigned from a machine learning model, as part of the UK Charity Classification project.

  • Services for the elderly D12

UK Charity Activity Tags

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  • Charity and VCS support CV » Volunteering CV104
  • Social welfare SW » Loneliness SW106
  • Social welfare SW » Social activities SW107

Theme (CCEW)

  • General Charitable Purposes 101
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives 103
  • Amateur Sport 110
  • Economic/community Development/employment 113
  • Recreation 116

Beneficiaries (CCEW)

  • Elderly/old People 202
  • The General Public/mankind 207

Activities (CCEW)

  • Provides Services 306

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Charity financial history

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Year ending Income (£) Spending (£)
2011-11-21 (Registered as a charity)
2011-12-31 16,354 16,204
2012-12-31 18,379 16,965
2013-12-31 14,229 16,319
2014-12-31 16,566 16,710
2015-12-31 22,064 16,712
2016-12-31 6,681 13,445
2017-12-31 6,797 7,193
2018-12-31 32,849 12,809
2019-12-31 26,322 19,328
2020-12-31 27,582 24,318

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Income from government

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According to data returned to the Charity Commission, this charity did not receive income from government grants or contracts in 2020 (the latest year with data available) or 2019.

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Grants received

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View this organisation's grants on GrantNav.

Date Funder Amount awarded Description
People's Health Trust £36,380 Clifton Friendship Project Outreach
Co-operative Group £5,517 Grant to Good Companions
People's Health Trust £23,978 Clifton Friendship
Co-operative Group £1,709 Grant to Good Companions

Data source

Grants data comes from funders who publish data using the 360Giving Data Standard. It was accessed using the 360Giving Datastore.

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Data sources

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Charity Commission for England and Wales

Registered charities in England and Wales

Data download service provided by the Charity Commission

Last fetched from source: 2022-05-27

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