Finance Score: -6
Governance Score: 5
Support Score: 11
  • Strong growth: +2
  • Volatile income & significant deficit in latest year: -5
  • Fundraising costs high: -3
  • 12+ Trustees: -1
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +11
Overall GiG Score: 10 ?

YOUNG MINDS TRUST 

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Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • The charity has received backing from multiple prominent grant makers recently
  • There has been strong growth in spending over the last 5 years
  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of age and dynamic in terms of composition

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • One or more trustees receive payments or benefits from the charity for providing services to the charity
  • There are 13 trustees whereas the Charities Commission recommends a maximum of 12
  • Over half the Board have joined recently

Financial issues to consider:

  • Income has been volatile recently and was significantly lower than spending in the latest year
  • Fundraising costs are extremely high relative to funds raised

Financial Data ?

Income & Spending ?
Sources of Income ?
Y/E Income
£k
Spending
£k
Surplus/
Deficit
Fundraising
Cost £k
Total
Funds £k
Unrestricted
Funds £k
Mths
Rsrvs
Staff Volun-
teers
31/03/23£6,400£8,460£-2,060£2,000£7,629£7,51910.711025
31/03/22£9,211£6,523£2,688£1,508£9,689£9,60717.710222
31/03/21£9,709£5,006£4,703£935£7,001£6,74516.211543
31/03/20£5,501£5,427£74£1,130£2,298£2,1974.910727
31/03/19£5,033£4,367£666£814£2,225£1,8825.26843
31/03/18£4,032£3,999£34£537£1,559£1,3464580
31/03/17£2,911£3,142£-230£410£1,525£1,1864.5710
31/03/16*£2,418£2,378£41£436£1,755£1,4247.2670
31/03/15£2,198£1,944£253£217£1,715£1,4669320
31/03/14£2,459£2,631£-172£266£1,461£1,3436.1280
31/03/13£3,371£2,179£1,192£167£1,634£8254.5330
31/03/12£2,135£1,876£258£99£441£2371.5300
31/03/11£1,655£1,698£-43£78£183£1581.1310
31/03/10£1,447£1,526£-79£85£226£1631.3250
31/03/09£1,645£1,570£76£95£305£1931.5260
31/03/08*£1,507£1,743£-236£165£229£1911.3280
31/03/07*£1,672£1,672£0£234£465£3532.5250
31/03/06*£1,765£1,785£-20£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/05£1,632£1,507£124£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/04£1,690£1,581£109£0£0£0n/a00

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 32.2%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 23.6%
Senior Staff Costs/Total Spending: 10%
Highest pay band: £80,000-£90,000
Liabilities/Assets: 16%
Liabilities/Income: 23%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 99%
Reserves/Spending: 10.7 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 10 months
Quick Ratio: 6
Asset Split ?
Established: 31 years

www.youngminds.org.uk

ymenquiries@youngminds.org.uk

02070895050

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UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Education/Training
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
GiG Classification
  • Emotional support, counselling or therapy
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides services
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
Where it operates
  • Northern Ireland, Scotland, Throughout England And Wales,
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Other Defined Groups
  • The General Public/Mankind

Who's supporting them? ?

Donations from Grant Makers ?

We have details on the following significant donations. Multi-year donations are allocated to the years for which they are earmarked.

Major supporters in last 5 years
Department of Health£1,000,000
Prudence Trust£851,720
DCMS£699,456
Garfield Weston Foundation£360,000
Pears Foundation£230,000
Masonic Trust£210,000
Paul Hamlyn Foundation£200,000
The Aim Foundation£90,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Garfield Weston Foundation - Multi-Year Grant (3 Years) award
£360,000 11/09/2023
Young Minds Parents Helpline
Prudence Trust - Parents and Carers 2023: YoungMinds
£651,720 13/06/2023
Support for the overhaul and expansion of YoungMinds parent helpline.
Westminster Foundation - Staff match funding - Young Minds - 02/06/2023
£610 06/02/2023
1
Staff Match Funding
The Aim Foundation - Grant to Young Minds Trust
£5,000 18/10/2022
12
Young Minds Inflation uplift
CareTech foundation - Match Funding Grant
£350 08/08/2022
Match funding Grant awarded to registered charity in the UK to support the applicant's fundraising efforts.
Co-Op Foundation - Activists Programme
£40,000 15/06/2022
The organisation will deliver specific opportunities focused on young people finding their space and voice in the world of activism.
Prudence Trust - Discovery and innovative digital solutions
£200,000 26/05/2022
12 month journey of discovery to build a picture of what support is available, how well it meets young people's needs and what the gaps are, then to design and test innovative digital solutions to ....more
Pears Foundation - Grant to Young Minds
£100,000 13/12/2021
Parents' Helpline
Masonic Trust - MCF Freemasons COVID-19 Community Fund
£25,000 05/07/2021
A grant to contribute to the costs of the charity's digital team as over 1m young people access their website for information and support.
Masonic Trust - MCF Freemasons COVID-19 Community Fund
£25,000 05/07/2021
A grant to contribute to the costs of the charity's digital team as over 1m young people access their website for information and support.
Masonic Trust - MCF Freemasons COVID-19 Community Fund
£25,000 05/07/2021
A grant to contribute to the costs of the charity's digital team as over 1m young people access their website for information and support.
Masonic Trust - MCF Freemasons COVID-19 Community Fund
£25,000 05/07/2021
A grant to contribute to the costs of the charity's digital team as over 1m young people access their website for information and support.
Masonic Trust - MCF Freemasons COVID-19 Community Fund
£25,000 05/07/2021
A grant to contribute to the costs of the charity's digital team as over 1m young people access their website for information and support.
Paul Hamlyn Foundation - YoungMinds organisational growth and development
£40,000 08/03/2021
YoungMinds is a leading UK charity working to improve the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people. This grant provides core support to the organisation's growth and ....more
The Aim Foundation - Grant to Young MInds Trust
£75,000 10/09/2020
36
A new 3 year commitment to support the policy influencing work around children and young people's wellbeing and mental health.
DCMS - Coronavirus Community Support Fund
£699,456 24/07/2020
"The fund aims to:1) To reduce closures of essential charities that provide essential services to vulnerable groups during the COVID-19 crisis by ensuring they have the financial resources to ....more
The Childhood Trust - Give And Cake
£5,275 03/07/2020
Our mission is clear and single minded: young people should get the mental health support they need, when they need it. But covid-19 has devastated young people’s mental health and the services ....more
Masonic Trust - MCF Large Grant
£85,000 02/06/2020
Grant to support a Parents Helpline for those with a child with a mental health issue anywhere in the country.
Paul Hamlyn Foundation - Ensuring sustainability in improving young people’s mental health
£100,000 27/05/2020
YoungMinds is a leading UK charity working to improve the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people. They provide advice and guidance for young people, a parents and carers ....more
Department of Health - Covid Funding
£500,000 22/05/2020
Support for Mental Health Charities
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to Young Minds Trust
£55,000 05/05/2020
6
towards unrestricted core costs as a COVID-19 Fast Response grant
The Aim Foundation - Grant to Young Minds Trust
£10,000 29/04/2020
12
COVID-19 Response - unrestricted
Department of Health - Young Minds
£500,000 17/04/2020
The grant funding provided a period of support for charities providing vital services to ensure they could meet increased demand as a result of COVID-19, while continuing their day-to-day activities ....more
Pears Foundation - Grant to Young Minds
£50,000 14/04/2020
12
COVID19 capacity grant
Paul Hamlyn Foundation - COVID19 Emergency Funding
£20,000 02/04/2020
3
Support to aid the organisation in dealing with the challenges posed by COVID19.
Paul Hamlyn Foundation - YoungMinds organisational growth and development
£40,000 16/03/2020
YoungMinds is a leading UK charity working to improve the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people. This grant provides core support to the organisation's growth and ....more
Pears Foundation - Grant to Young Minds
£80,000 31/01/2020
24
Parents' Helpline
Joseph Levy Foundation - Core funding contribution
£2,500 13/01/2020
12
Core contribution to support the organisation’s work on child and adolescent mental health
Paul Hamlyn Foundation - Additional package of support 2018-19
£40,000 11/03/2019
12
Towards organisational growth and development as part of Growth Fund annual package of support.
Co-Op Foundation - Activating Change
£70,000 29/11/2018
The "Youth Activist Programme" will train young people with mental health difficulties to deliver workshops that boost their own skills and confidence and raise awareness of mental health ....more
Pears Foundation - Grant to Young Minds
£30,000 17/10/2018
12
Core funding
Paul Hamlyn Foundation - An organisational step change to scale up work to better meet the needs of more children and young people.
£500,000 20/03/2018
36
YoungMinds has been working to improve the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people for 25 years. It aims to empower young people and parents to be a force for change by ....more
The Leathersellers' Company Charitable Fund - Grant to YoungMinds Trust
£40,000 12/03/2018
48
Main Grant unrestricted core costs
Co-Op Foundation - Young Minds - 2017
£35,000 16/11/2017
Delivering a ‘Youth Activist Programme’ in London aimed at training vulnerable young people to raise awareness of mental health through photography.
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to Young Minds Trust
£350,000 02/11/2017
36
Towards a transformation project that will enable the organisation to develop the infrastructure and internal systems to help more children and young people access the support they need.
The Aim Foundation - Grant to Young Minds Trust
£72,000 16/10/2017
36
In 2017 a new 3 year commitment to support the policy influencing work around children and young people's wellbeing and mental health.
The Rayne Foundation - Grant to Youngminds Trust
£45,000 08/06/2017
36
Towards the Activism Programme supporting young people to talk openly about mental health and wellbeing.
Garfield Weston Foundation - Multi-Year Grant (2 Years) award
£60,000 23/05/2017
Multi-Year Grant (2 Years) award
BBC Children in Need - Grant to YoungMinds
£119,939 09/02/2017
36
This grant will help to fund an engagement programme, placing young people and their concerns at the centre of YoungMind's campaigning and education work on mental health, and changing the way the ....more
Pears Foundation - Grant to Young Minds
£40,000 07/11/2016
24
Core funding
Masonic Trust - Pilot Northern Peer Support Group (in Liverpool or Manchester)
£49,634 20/04/2016
Peer Support group for parents of children with mental health problems.
Paul Hamlyn Foundation - Funding to assist the charity in making its youth-led policy campaigns a core part of the organisation's work.
£60,000 17/11/2015
24
The charity plans to campaign to keep young people’s mental health on the agenda and keep young people’s experiences and voices at the centre of discussions, through making its Vs young activist ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - YoungMinds Parents HelpLine
£495,651 26/08/2015
24
This is a continuing expansion of an existing service delivered England wide by YoungMinds Trust. The aim of the project is to improve the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people. ....more
Indigo Trust - Improving Children's wellbeing and mental health in the UK
£3,000 24/11/2014
Core costs for an organisation committed to improving children's wellbeing and mental health.
National Lottery Community Fund - HeadStart support and development contract - initial stage
£638,962 10/11/2014
24
Not Available
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to Young Minds Trust
£120,000 16/07/2014
Towards core costs of an organisation that improves the emotional wellbeing of children and young people through campaigning and by influencing policy and practice.
National Lottery Community Fund - ROAR (Reaching Out to Achieve Resilience): a young people's mass movement
£374,905 31/05/2013
24
The Young Minds Trust will expand their young people's project Reaching Out To Achieve Resilience (ROAR), which will strive to improve mental health and its services for children and young people ....more
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to Young Minds Trust
£90,000 06/12/2010
36
Towards Unrestricted core costs Towards core costs of a charity which works to improve the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people and empowers their families and carers.
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How effective are they?
Commentary: Financials seem unstable and would not be suitable for Top List.

How is it governed?

Trustees (13)
Current Trustees appointed

Age Range of Trustees: 22-59
  • CATHERINE HOGAN Appointed: 2022, Occupation: Project Support Degree Apprentice
  • MICHAEL MACKAY Appointed: 2024, Occupation: Specialist Practitioner, Complex Emotional Needs
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 02/02/1993, number: 1016968
  • Registered at Companies House on 18/01/1993, number: 02780643
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Event History
Policies in force
  • Bullying and harassment policy and procedures
  • Complaints handling
  • Complaints policy and procedures
  • Conflicting interests
  • Financial reserves policy and procedures
  • Internal charity financial controls policy and procedures
  • Internal risk management policy and procedures
  • Investing charity funds policy and procedures
  • Investment
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding policy and procedures
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Social media policy and procedures
  • Trustee conflicts of interest policy and procedures
  • Trustee expenses policy and procedures
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
20 returns made; AR16: 2 days late, AR08: 1 days late, AR07: 251 days late, AR06: 786 days late,
Recent reorganisation events:
  • Asset transfer in from BECOMMUNITY on 28/09/2021
  • Asset transfer in from BEING ME CAMPAIGN on 07/07/2022
  • Asset transfer in from HELLO ME, IT'S YOU on 25/07/2022
Main office

Young Minds Trust
India House
45 Curlew Street
LONDON
SE1 2ND

Objectives

3.1 THE OBJECTS OF THE COMPANY (THE ¶OBJECTS÷) ARE:-(A) THE ADVANCEMENT OF EDUCATION OF THE PUBLIC, IN PARTICULAR BODIES AND AGENCIES, ABOUT THE EMOTIONAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL DISTURBANCES AND MENTAL DISTRESS EXPERIENCED BY CHILDREN, YOUNG PEOPLE AND FAMILIES, AND ABOUT THE ALLEVIATION AND PREVENTION THEREOF; AND(B) THE RELIEF OF CHILDREN, YOUNG PEOPLE AND FAMILIES WHO ARE EXPERIENCING OR ARE AFFECTED BY, OR WHO ARE AT RISK OF EXPERIENCING OR BEING AFFECTED BY, EMOTIONAL OR PSYCHOLOGICAL DISTURBANCES OR MENTAL DISTRESS.

Defined Area of Benefit:

UNITED KINGDOM

Data Sources

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