In October 2020, the club spent a total of £8,845.54. Major expenditure included £1,116.25 on posting our merchandise out to supporters, £1,050.66 on training pitch hire and £1,325.00 on coaching costs for the Women’s First Team and £850 on posting membership cards and badges (a task that is still not finished).
In reporting the club’s expenditure, VAT is listed separately, In October, we collected £1,378.47 from the sales of our merchandise but we can claim back £888.22 from VAT added to purchases we have made, so we will owe just £490.25.
Our income in October 2020 was £14,553.85. This includes merchandise sales of £8,947.55 (£9,344.63 less PayPal fees of £397.08), donations from Women’s 5s sessions (£185), monthly direct debit donations (£80.60) and other donations totalling £350.70.
In October we also received membership fees totalling £2,575 and the largest monthly jump in subscriptions, compared to a previous season, with the total (196) up by 96% on October 2019 (100). This saw the club reach its highest number of active members at any time (1499) at 31 October.
We also received match donations of £1,089.08 (£1,147.80 less PayPal fees of £58.72) for the one Men’s First Team home game against Brentham FC and £928.84 (£993.48 less PayPal fees of £64.64) for the two Women’s First Team home games in October against Enfield Town Reserves and Brentford Women.
CLAPTON AGAINST CORONA HARDSHIP FUND
In October 2020, the income and spending for the Hardship Fund was:
|Donations received for CCFC supporters||£2,727.23*|
|Payments made from Hardship Fund||£1,155.00|
|*after GoFundMe fees of £38.90|
In total, £10,446.18 has been received and £8,705 has been paid out so far from the Hardship Fund since it was set up in March.
The club’s full income and expenditure for October 2020 is as follows:
|Match day donations|
|Men’s First Team*||£1,089.08|
|Women’s First Team**||£928.84|
|Monthly direct debit donations||£80.60|
|Donations for Women’s 5 sessions||£185.00|
*After £58.72 fees
** After £64.64 fees
Access for Women Committee
|Super League 11 a side registration||£210.00|
|Disclosure and Barring Service check||£10.00|
|Additional insurance for two development teams||£98.00|
|Merchandise production costs||£564.85|
|PayPal fees on merchandise sales||£386.56|
|SumUp fees on merchandise sales||£10.52|
|Online store costs||£3.49|
League Liaison Committee
|Hackney and Leyton Sunday Football League registration||£180.00|
|Postage of membership cards||£850.00|
Men’s Development Committee
|First aid kit refill||£27.43|
Men’s First Team Committee
|First aid kit refill||£27.43|
Women’s Development Committee
Women’s First Team Committee
|Training pitch hire||£1,050.66|
Young Tons Committee
|First aid equipment||£24.55|
|U8s sports equipment||£9.81|
THE OLD SPOTTED DOG GROUND
Expenditure on our new home is now managed by the Old Spotted Dog Ground Trust (OSDGT), the subsidiary company we set up. However, like the club, spending will appear on the OSDGT website and for transparency, here are the figures for October 2020:
|Bottle cooler units||£807.96|
|Counter top for the OSD bar||£479.17|
|Materials for repair work||£216.16|
|Tree surgery survey||£172.50|
|Loan repayment for purchase of the ground||£1,108.69|