Aberdeen based orchestras of fiddles and accordions that practice, perform and preserve traditional Scottish music.

Annual Report and Financial Statements for the Year ended 28 February 2010

Notes - Continued 1

2. Donations

General purposes fund: 2010
£
2009
£
Non-commercial concert donations 590 615
Other donations 5 548
Value of Gifts in kind and donated goods or services 85 670
 
680
1,833

A corresponding amount of expenditure in relation to the value of donated goods and services has been included in the following resources expended categories:

General purposes fund: 2010
£
2009
£
Cost for generating funds – Scottish Music Evening Raffle (note 3) 35 -
Concerts & competitions costs – Music Hall Fiddlers Rally (note 4) - 120
Admin & other costs – Gifts to members (note 6) - 200
Fixed assets – Office equipment (note 11) 50 -
Fixed assets – Instruments additions - 350
 
85
670

3. Activities and costs for generating funds 

General purposes fund:   2010     2009  
  Income
£
Costs
£
Net
£
Income
£
Costs
£
Net
£
Charity shop - - - 50 - 50
Scottish Music Evening Raffle 132 (92) 40 - - -
Easyfundraising.org.uk 96 - 96 144 - 144
CD, Tape & other items 496 (273) 223 413 (407) 6
 
724
(365)
359
607
(407)
200

4. Concerts and competitions

General purposes fund:   2010     2009  
  Income
£
Costs
£
Net
£
Income
£
Costs
£
Net
£
HMT Fiddlers' Spectacular - - - 8,367 (5,545) 2,822
Music Hall Fiddlers Rally 800 (364) 436 800 (120) 680
Scottish Music Evening 988 (999) (11) - - -
Aberdeen Winter Festival 750 (3) 747 - - -
Tartan Day 200 - 200 200 - 200
Society annual competition - (107) (107) - (128) (128)
Taster sessions - (273) (273) - (97) (97)
Other concerts & workshops 350 (280) 70 375 (428) (53)
Total general purposes fund
3,088
(2,026)
1,062
9,742
(6,318)
3,424
             
Restricted income funds:            
Iain Fraser Prize - (37) (37) - (61) (61)
             
Total of all funds
3,088
(2,063)
1,025
9,742
(6,379)
3,363

The cost of rehearsal premises is reported separately in the Statement of Financial Activities and is not allocated to concerts as the committee view that, although related, practices are a separate activity to performances.    

5. Social events

General purposes fund:   2010     2009  
  Income
£
Costs
£
Net
£
Income
£
Costs
£
Net
£
Christmas ceilidh party
350
(424)
(74)
270
(370)
(100)

6. Admin and other costs

General purposes fund: 2010
£
2009
£
Insurance 86 79
Stationery, subscriptions, web site 347 340
Advertising & public notices - 98
Committee expenses (see note 9) 78 78
Gifts to Society members and others - 263
Office equipment depreciation (see note 11) 20 15
 
531
873

7. Donations expenditure

General purposes fund: 2010
£
2009
£
Archie Foundation
1,000
-

8. Governance costs

General purposes fund: 2010
£
2009
£
Stationery & postage 19 33
Gift to Independent Examiner 40 40
Rent for meetings 31 28
Committee expenses (see note 9) 78 70
 
168
171

9. Committee expenses and benefits


Expenses allocated to:
    2010
£
2009
£
Charitable activities     78 78
Governance     78 70
     
156 
148

During the period two committee member received reimbursement of expenses to cover communications, stationery, heat, light and other costs of fulfilling committee roles from home as no office accommodation is provided by the Society (2009: two committee members received expenses). No committee members received any remuneration in the year (2009: none), nor were they paid any expenses for attending committee meetings.

During the previous period committee member Graham Reid was presented with a small gift (value £26) in recognition of his 21 years of service to the Society as conductor. The cost is included within Admin & other costs (see note 6).

Related party transactions - member benefits

All the committee are members of the Society and are entitled to the benefits offered to all members. No disclosure is made of transactions entered into or benefits obtained where these are available to the entire member group

10. Employees

There were no employees during the year (2009: none).

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