Finance Score: 4
Governance Score: 5
Support Score: 14
  • Reasonable growth: +1
  • Fundraising costs low: +3
  • 12+ Trustees: -1
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +14
Overall GiG Score: 23 ?

PLACE2BE 

Place2Be enhances the well-being and prospects of children and their families by providing access to therapeutic and emotional support in schools. Place2Be's goal is the advancement of education and the preservation and protection of health amongst young persons and adults without prejudice
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • There has been reasonable growth in spending over the last 3 years relative to the previous period
  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years
  • Fundraising costs are low relative to funds raised
  • A significant proportion of recent income was derived from major grant makers including the Government
  • The Board appears to be well diversified in terms of age and dynamic in terms of composition

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • There are 16 trustees whereas the Charities Commission recommends a maximum of 12

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£25,001£25,079£-78£1,521£13,919£11,0825.3653700
31/03/22£19,485£20,719£-1,234£1,209£14,604£13,1137.6550950
31/03/21£19,305£18,965£340£876£15,753£14,8069.45201,334
31/03/20*£23,184£18,375£4,809£972£15,303£14,1769.35161,450
31/03/19£17,321£17,333£-12£1,029£10,773£10,04274841,450
31/03/18£16,715£15,796£919£815£8,556£7,2735.54660
31/03/17£13,791£13,763£28£659£7,637£7,4136.54040
31/03/16£14,823£12,173£2,650£660£7,609£7,5197.43560
31/03/15£11,839£10,922£917£725£5,142£5,0675.62330
31/03/14£9,277£9,172£105£552£4,207£4,2075.52090
31/03/13£7,384£7,675£-291£503£4,102£3,9636.21780
31/03/12£7,403£6,955£448£437£4,376£3,9366.81760
31/03/11£7,105£6,720£385£411£3,927£3,5056.31700
31/03/10£7,097£6,560£537£435£3,539£2,73951580
31/03/09£6,527£6,096£431£433£2,975£2,4394.81360
31/03/08£6,012£5,049£962£260£2,582£1,9644.71120
31/03/07£4,370£3,964£406£201£1,632£1,3494.1950
31/03/06£3,765£3,464£301£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/05£3,425£3,136£289£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/04£2,356£2,696£-340£0£0£0n/a00

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 6.1%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 6.1%
Senior Staff Costs/Total Spending: 5%
Highest pay band: £110,000-£120,000
Liabilities/Assets: 15%
Liabilities/Income: 10%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 80%
Reserves/Spending: 5.3 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 4 months
Quick Ratio: 3.3
Asset Split ?
Established: 30 years

www.place2be.org.uk

enquiries@place2be.org.uk

0207 923 5521

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UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Education/Training
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
GiG Classification
  • Other specialist outpatient services
How it operates
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Scotland, Throughout England And Wales,
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Other Defined Groups

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£1,100,000
Pears Foundation£600,000
Prudence Trust£520,825
Greenwood Place£505,000
Garfield Weston Foundation£350,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
The Shears Foundation - Place2Be
£5,500 22/01/2024
Improving the mental health of children and young people in the North East.
City Bridge Trust - Grant to Place2Be
£135,980 18/10/2023
£135,980 over three years (£43,560, £45,300, £47,120) for salary of 1.0 FTE Mental Health Practitioner and oncosts including IT equipment, supervision, NI and pension contributions to improve ....more
Prudence Trust - Children's Mental Health Week 2024
£34,210 28/09/2023
Children's Mental Health Week 2024
Triangle Trust 1949 Fund - Place2Be - 1
£60,000 22/06/2023
12
Strategic grant
The Shears Foundation - Place2Be
£5,500 12/01/2023
Providing parenting support in the North East
Greenwood Place - Grant to Place2Be
£150,000 01/01/2023
Unrestricted funding
The Aim Foundation - Grant to Place2Be
£100,000 18/10/2022
36
Qualifying Programme
Prudence Trust - Children's Mental Health Week 2023
£30,615 29/09/2022
Children's Mental Health Week 2023 - "Let's Connect"
CHK Foundation - CHK Main Grant
£100,000 07/09/2022
to support specified work over 2 years
Greenwood Place - Grant to Place2Be
£75,000 01/07/2022
Unrestricted funding
CHK Foundation - CHK Main Grant
£25,000 14/06/2022
to support specified work
Greenwood Place - Grant to Place2Be
£50,000 01/06/2022
Unrestricted funding
Pears Foundation - Grant to The Place2Be
£300,000 25/03/2022
Core Funding
The Shears Foundation - Place2Be
£10,000 27/10/2021
Providing parenting support in the North East
Prudence Trust - Expansion into more schools
£456,000 19/10/2021
Expansion of Place2Be's school-based children's mental health services into 19 new schools across the UK - 5 primary and 14 secondary schools.
Masonic Trust - MCF Freemasons COVID-19 Community Fund
£25,000 05/07/2021
A grant to support 1,300 children aged 4-16 in London through mental health support provided in school. It consists of one-to-one counselling, group work and a drop in.
Masonic Trust - MCF Freemasons COVID-19 Community Fund
£25,000 05/07/2021
A grant supporting parents in Essex and Hertfordshire whose children are experiencing poor mental health that the charity works with within the schools. The parenting support focuses on how the ....more
Greenwood Place - Grant to Place2Be
£75,000 01/07/2021
Unrestricted funding
Greenwood Place - Grant to Place2Be
£75,000 01/02/2021
Unrestricted funding
The Wimbledon Foundation - Mental Health Champions Training
£77,364 09/11/2020
digital mental health training for teachers – the Mental Health Champions - Foundation course. This will put thousands of teachers in the best possible position to support their pupils when they ....more
DCMS - Coronavirus Community Support Fund
£100,000 09/10/2020
"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 - Place2Be
£54,220 03/07/2020
No child should face mental health problems alone. We are in unprecedented times, but by intervening early by providing support in schools, we can change children’s lives and prevent childhood ....more
Garfield Weston Foundation - Major Grants award - COVID19 response
£350,000 03/07/2020
Unrestricted
Greenwood Place - Grant to Place2Be
£80,000 01/07/2020
Unrestricted funding
Department of Health - Covid Funding
£550,000 22/05/2020
Support for Mental Health Charities
Department of Health - Place 2 be
£550,000 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 The Place2Be
£300,000 14/04/2020
24
Core funding
Paul Hamlyn Foundation - Pilot counselling service for children in South Ayrshire
£20,000 18/02/2020
Place2Be is a children’s mental health charity that provides mental health support in schools. This grant supports a pilot intervention to deliver a counselling service for children attending two ....more
Wolfson Foundation - Grant to Place2Be
£126,000 05/12/2019
Anniversary Bursary Scheme
Masonic Trust - MCF Large Grant
£60,000 07/10/2019
Grant to fund counselling in 15 schools in the North East to support positive child and adolescent mental health.
The Shears Foundation - Place2Be
£10,000 30/01/2019
Building mentally healthy schools in the North East
Greenwood Place - Grant to Place2Be
£50,000 01/01/2019
Unrestricted funding
Impetus PEF -
£51,500 01/07/2018
Wolfson Foundation - Grant to Place2Be
£150,000 14/06/2018
Refurbishment of new premises
The Rayne Foundation - Grant to The Place2Be
£175,000 07/06/2018
12
Towards a new centre of excellence for children’s mental health.
Pears Foundation - Grant to The Place2Be
£300,000 16/04/2018
24
Core funding
Pears Foundation - Grant to The Place2Be
£100,000 22/11/2017
12
Capital funding
Garfield Weston Foundation - Major Grants award
£250,000 16/11/2017
A New Home for Children's Mental Health
Impetus PEF -
£51,500 01/07/2017
Wolfson Foundation - Grant to Place2Be
£100,000 16/06/2017
Grenfell Tower - support services in schools
Dulverton Trust - Place2Be in the North West
£30,000 15/02/2017
Place2Be in the North West
City Bridge Trust - Grant to Place2Be
£159,690 24/11/2016
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£159,690 over three years (£51,920; £53,220; £54,550) towards the full time salary (36 hrs/wk) of the Brent and Ealing Service Manager.
Impetus PEF -
£155,000 01/07/2016
Pears Foundation - Grant to The Place2Be
£300,000 25/04/2016
24
Core funding
Comic Relief - M-PACT Plus Extension Project
£146,537 27/01/2016
18
In the UK it is estimated that there are between 780,000 and 1.3 million children affected by parental alcohol problems and a further 250/350,000 children affected by parental drug use. However many ....more
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to The Place2Be
£342,472 10/09/2014
Towards costs to develop a sustainable, emotional-support programme for disadvantaged parents/carers experiencing multiple barriers to effective parenting that benefits their children’s progress at ....more
Dulverton Trust - maintaining the Cardiff hub
£90,000 24/10/2012
maintaining the Cardiff hub
National Lottery Community Fund - The Place2Be:creating stronger,revitalised communities in Cardiff
£249,838 25/01/2012
36
This project aims to improve the mental health, aspirations and prospects of disadvantaged and at-risk children and their parents in Cardiff. It will deliver activities in one secondary and eight ....more
ZING - Digital strategy and core schools programme
£50,000 01/07/2011
Portion of the funds will be supporting the development and execution of Place2Be's Digital Strategy with the remainder focused on the core schools programme.
National Lottery Community Fund - Recession 2 - The Place2Be Cardiff Councilling Skills Training Programme
£49,009 18/10/2010
24
The project will allow the organisation to work in partnership with schools and the local community to improve the wellbeing of children, young people and their families. Salaries of project staff, ....more
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to The Place2Be
£102,067 19/05/2009
24
Towards Project costs Towards the salary of the transition years training development manager, the evaluation officer and marketing costs.
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (16)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split
Based on 15/16 persons

Age Range of Trustees: 48-75
  • SIAN HILL Appointed: 2014, Occupation: Director
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 12/09/1994, number: 1040756
  • Registered at Companies House on 29/11/1993, number: 02876150
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Bullying and harassment policy and procedures
  • Campaigns and political activity policy and procedures
  • Complaints handling
  • Complaints policy and procedures
  • Engaging external speakers at charity events policy and procedures
  • 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
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding policy and procedures
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Serious incident reporting policy and procedures
  • Social media policy and procedures
  • Trustee conflicts of interest policy and procedures
  • Trustee expenses policy and procedures
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
20 returns made; AR20: 9 days late,
Recent reorganisation events:
  • Asset transfer in from THE ART ROOM (OXFORD) on 04/03/2020
Main office

175-179 St. John Street
LONDON
EC1V 4LW

Objectives

THE ADVANCEMENT OF EDUCATION AND THE PRESERVATION AND PROTECTION OF HEALTH AMONGST YOUNG PERSONS AND ADULTS, WITHOUT PREJUDICE TO THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, BY: (A) ENABLING THERAPEUTIC AND EMOTIONAL SUPPORT TO BE PROVIDED TO CHILDREN IN SCHOOLS BASED ON A PRACTICAL MODEL BACKED BY RESEARCH;(B) PROVIDING EMOTIONAL SUPPORT TO CHILDREN AND ADULTS INCLUDING TEACHERS AND PARENTS;(C) PROVIDING TRAINING IN THE PRINCIPLES, PRACTICES AND METHODS OF PROVIDING EMOTIONAL SUPPORT TO CHILDREN AND ADULTS AND IN OTHER ALLIED OR ANCILLARY SUBJECTS; AND(D) PROVIDING SERVICES TO FACILITATE THE PLACING OF PERSONS TRAINED IN THE PROVISION OF EMOTIONAL SUPPORT TO CHILDREN AND ADULTS.

Defined Area of Benefit:

NOT DEFINED

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase

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