AGM Finance Report 2016 – 17

Finance Report for Charlton Community Gardens AGM

1st October 2017

Prepared by Maria Bloor Treasurer – 30th September 2017 For the period 1st October 2016 to 30th September 2017

Again, the year opened with a healthy balance of £1369.92, with a significant roll over from last year.

A new project, A community orchard in Charlton Park has been given start up funding from Greggs the bakers, following a successful grant application. This grant of £1,480 has just begun to be used.

We have been sponsored for the third year by local businesses. the four this year are Conran Estate Agents, Tudor Blinds, Headstart I.T services and The White Swan.

As in previous years, we have raised significant income from our plant sales.

Our heaviest expenditure this year has been for the creation of our experimental wicking bed.

Opening Balance

£1369.92

Plus receipts

Plant Sales

£368.80

Donations

£113.04

Donation from lecture to Charlton society

£40.00

Easy Fundraising(on line payments from stores)

£49.38

Sponsorship

£300.00

Grant – Greggs

£1480.00

Total Receipts

£2351.22

Less Payments

Garden Plants, seeds, mulch, equipment etc.

£111.49

Entry to competitions

£110.00

Wicking Bed costs

£238.70

Family Event costs

£29.99

Admin, inc. website, stationary, certificate frames

£159.29

Garden maintenance, water butt, keys, fittings, signage etc.

£164.59

Fruit Trees -Orchard

£185.20

Total Payments

£999.26

Total opening balance plus receipts minus payments

£1369.92 + £2351.22 – £999.26 = £2721.88

Closing Balance

£2721.88

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