Finance Score: 5
Governance Score: 9
Support Score: 6
  • Good reserves management: +3
  • Strong growth: +2
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +6
Overall GiG Score: 20 ?

PAPYRUS PREVENTION OF YOUNG SUICIDE 

The PAPYRUS helpline , HOPELINE247 Telephone 0800 068 41 41, provides information and practical advice to any young person who is feeling suicidal and to anyone who is worried that a young person they know may be suicidal. PAPYRUS also produces suicide prevention information and resources.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • The charity has received backing from a grant maker recently
  • Reserves management has been consistently within official guidelines
  • 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 gender and dynamic in terms of composition

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£4,501£4,607£-106£326£2,520£2,5166.68810
31/03/22£4,371£3,762£608£328£2,626£2,6218.478150
31/03/21£2,831£2,733£98£184£2,018£1,9378.562150
31/03/20£3,173£2,765£408£142£1,919£1,7327.555150
31/03/19£2,836£1,828£1,008£112£1,511£1,3398.845293
31/03/18£1,347£1,268£80£89£503£4924.7310
31/03/17£1,024£970£54£0£424£3264270
31/03/16£844£852£-8£55£370£3234.5220
31/03/15£668£534£134£6£378£3417.7130
31/03/14£388£367£20£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/13£305£313£-7£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/12£209£326£-117£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/11£272£336£-64£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/10£343£322£21£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/09£480£229£251£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/08£264£222£42£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/07£208£261£-54£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/06£198£140£58£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/05£140£55£85£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/04£56£46£10£0£0£0n/a00

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 11%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 7.1%
Senior Staff Costs/Total Spending: 2%
Highest pay band: £80,000-£90,000
Liabilities/Assets: 11%
Liabilities/Income: 7%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 100%
Reserves/Spending: 6.6 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 7 months
Quick Ratio: 8.5
Asset Split ?
Established: 26 years

www.papyrus-uk.org

admin@papyrus-uk.org

01925572444

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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
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
Where it operates
  • Northern Ireland, Scotland, Throughout England And Wales,
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies
  • 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
Innox Foundation£25,000
Masonic Trust£20,000
Steve Morgan Foundation£3,000
BBC Children in Need£500
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Steve Morgan Foundation - Grant to PAPYRUS Prevention of Young Suicide
£3,000 20/06/2023
Trustee discretionary donation
BBC Children in Need - Grant to PAPYRUS Prevention of Young Suicide
£500 20/10/2022
0
‘Cost of Living uplift: £500 to help projects meet their rising costs and respond to increased demand 31/10/2022’
CareTech foundation - Match Funding Grant
£350 07/01/2022
Match funding Grant awarded to registered charity in the UK to support the applicant's fundraising efforts
Quartet Community Foundation - Grant to Papyrus Prevention of Young Suicide
£100 17/08/2021
To support shattering the stigma around suicide and equipping young people and their communities with the skills to recognise and respond to suicidal behaviour.
Masonic Trust - MCF Freemasons COVID-19 Community Fund
£20,000 05/07/2021
800 people in London will benefit from better understanding about the prevention of young suicide through volunteers running awareness raising events in their local communities.
Innox Foundation - Grant to PAPYRUS
£25,000 30/05/2021
Funding to help scale HOPELINEUK, PAPYRUS's national helpline service
The Aim Foundation - Grant to Papyrus
£69,840 24/04/2019
36
A new 3 year grant to provide 30 training courses in suicide awarenes and prevention per year across the West Midlands. This includes a longer course for bulding the skills of caregivers to provide ....more
BBC Children in Need - Grant to PAPYRUS Prevention of Young Suicide
£112,311 28/02/2019
36
This project will deliver HOPELINEUK, a telephone, text and email helpline which offers help and support to any young person with thoughts of suicide. It will lead to reduced risk of suicide, ....more
Masonic Trust - MCF Large Grant
£65,345 20/06/2018
A grant to fund the salary of a Suicide Prevention Advisor to expand helpline for young people struggling with suicidal thoughts.
Cheshire Community Foundation - Cheshire Self Care and Suicide Prevention Project
£24,500 10/11/2016
PAPYRUS is the national charity dedicated to the prevention of young suicide in the UK, providing confidential support to young people and anyone worried about a young person - whilst engaging with ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - PAPYRUS Celebrating 20 Years of Preventing Young Suicide across the UK
£10,000 01/09/2016
12
The organisation will use the funding to hold three community focused events to celebrate the history of the organisation, its current work and plans for the future and showcase its achievements in ....more
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (7)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split
Based on 6/7 persons

Age Range of Trustees: 32-68
  • HELEN DENNY Appointed: 2018, Occupation: Mental Health Trainer Lead
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 06/08/1998, number: 1070896
  • Registered at Companies House on 29/04/1998, number: 03555482
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
  • 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
  • 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; all on time
Recent reorganisation events:
  • Asset transfer in from LAUREN'S PLACE on 13/02/2024
Main office

PAPYRUS Prevention Of Young Suicide
2 Bankside
Crosfield Street
WARRINGTON
WA1 1UP

Objectives

TO ADVANCE THE EDUCATION OF THE PUBLIC INTO THE CAUSES AND EFFECT OF SUICIDE, ESPECIALLY BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY CONCERNING YOUNG PEOPLETO CONTRIBUTE TO THE PREVENTION OF SUICIDE BY YOUNG PEOPLE, AND WHERE POSSIBLE, TO OFFER ASSISTANCE TO THEM, THEIR FAMILIES AND/OR THEIR CARERS

Defined Area of Benefit:

NOT DEFINED

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
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