Finance Score: 2
Governance Score: 8
Support Score: 13
  • Reasonable growth: +1
  • Multiple Deficits: -2
  • Fundraising costs low: +3
  • 12+ Trustees: -1
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Gender balanced board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +13
Overall GiG Score: 23 ?

THE ANNA FREUD CENTRE 

The Anna Freud Centre improves the lives of thousands of children and young people with mental health problems every year. It provides a vital lifeline for families under pressure and is the UK's only children's mental health organisation to combine practice, training and world-class research, with a focus on family well-being.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • There has been reasonable growth in spending over the last 3 years relative to the previous period
  • Fundraising costs are unusually 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 gender and dynamic in terms of composition

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • There are 14 trustees whereas the Charities Commission recommends a maximum of 12

Financial issues to consider:

  • On several occasions in recent years income has been less than spending

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
31/08/23£24,670£25,737£-1,066£627£32,659£32,03714.944348
31/08/22*£21,988£19,971£2,018£553£33,762£33,12919.938348
31/08/21£16,886£16,751£135£383£31,978£31,06222.336448
31/08/20£16,215£16,587£-372£341£31,618£30,10821.834547
31/08/19£16,186£15,760£426£238£31,906£31,41923.923640
31/08/18£17,924£13,500£4,424£279£31,434£17,33615.42590
31/08/17£12,973£12,022£951£254£26,974£17,59417.62240
31/08/16£16,747£11,251£5,497£302£26,199£18,93120.21570
31/08/15£9,377£8,967£410£192£24,384£24,03632.21150
31/08/14£7,640£7,668£-28£181£9,990£9,67115.12250
31/08/13£6,444£6,562£-118£192£9,671£9,10116.6890
31/08/12£5,281£5,338£-57£180£8,755£8,06418.1850
31/08/11£4,238£4,396£-158£197£8,404£7,47320.4770
31/08/10£3,657£3,704£-47£200£7,845£7,19923.3720
31/08/09£3,476£3,525£-49£159£7,655£4,45315.2550
31/08/08£2,756£2,605£151£152£8,181£4,93122.7950
31/08/07£2,167£2,248£-81£124£8,449£8,44445.1700
31/08/06£2,051£2,075£-23£0£0£0n/a00
31/08/05£1,818£1,780£38£0£0£0n/a00
31/08/04£1,544£1,636£-92£0£0£0n/a00

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 2.6%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 2.4%
Senior Staff Costs/Total Spending: 13%
Highest pay band: £100,000-£110,000
Liabilities/Assets: 32%
Liabilities/Income: 63%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 98%
Reserves/Spending: 14.9 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 0 months
Quick Ratio: 0.6
Asset Split ?
Established: 25 years

http://www.annafreud.org

info@annafreud.org

02077942313

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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
  • Makes Grants to Individuals
  • Provides services
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
Where it operates
  • Ireland, Scotland, Throughout England,
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • 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
Pears Foundation£1,405,000
National Lottery Community Fund£849,709
Prudence Trust£614,916
DCMS£330,470
Greenwood Place£310,000
Mercer's Charitable Foundation£300,000
Garfield Weston Foundation£300,000
City Bridge Trust£250,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
The Berkeley Foundation - Cost of living grant
£5,000 30/03/2023
One-off, unrestricted grant
Pears Foundation - Core Funding
£300,000 10/03/2023
24
Core Funding
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to Anna Freud Centre
£6,000 27/02/2023
Towards unrestricted core costs as a Cost of Living Uplift
Prudence Trust - Pragmatic Manifesto
£44,916 09/02/2023
Production of an evidence-based, pragmatic manifesto setting out the state of young people's mental health and a list of recommendations for what can be done to help.
The Foyle Foundation - Learning (MGS)
£75,000 07/02/2023
to support additional clinical resource within the Pears Family School
Paul Hamlyn Foundation - Backbone grants 2021-22: Supporting a thriving civil society
£16,000 18/01/2023
The Anna Freud Centre is a world-leading mental health charity for children and families which has developed and delivered pioneering mental health care for over 70 years. Through its Schools ....more
Prudence Trust - Creation of UKTC animation on trauma for CYP affected by conflict and war
£120,000 24/11/2022
Creation of animation on trauma for children and young people affected by conflict and war
The Aim Foundation - Grant to Anna Freud
£105,000 18/10/2022
36
Core funding for schools division
The Segelman Trust - Grant to The Anna Freud Centre
£64,000 04/10/2022
To support the scale-up of the Reflective Fostering Programme - a foster carer support programme to nurture child-carer relationships and improve placement stability
The Rayne Foundation - Grant to The Anna Freud Centre
£75,000 20/09/2022
Towards the development and implementation of the Virtual Mental Health Lead (VMHL) in the London Borough of Brent.
Prudence Trust - Development of UKTC animation on trauma for CYP affected by conflict and war
£10,000 26/05/2022
Development grant to enable the UK Trauma Council to develop their animation project further. The animation is intended to help children and young people who have been affected by conflict and war to ....more
Prudence Trust - Expansion of Schools and Colleges Early Support Service with Mind
£300,000 20/01/2022
Expansion of Schools and Colleges Early Support Service (SCESS) with Mind.
Garfield Weston Foundation - Multi-Year Grant (3 Years) award - COVID19 response
£200,000 01/10/2021
36
Schools Early Support Service
Greenwood Place - Grant to Anna Freud Centre
£150,000 01/07/2021
Unrestricted funding
Prudence Trust - Schools Support Service
£140,000 10/06/2021
Schools Support Service (formerly 'TriSpace') - continuation of the programme from autumn term 2021.
Department of Health - Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families
£29,696 01/04/2021
The funded schemes will expand access for children and young people aged 25 and under to local services to support their mental health and provide early intervention for those at risk of mental ....more
The Berkeley Foundation - Peer-mentoring Programme and Organisational Development at the Winch
£129,129 22/03/2021
To develop the capacity of an established community charity to deliver high quality evidence informed mental health support for young people.
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy - Transformative children's social care
£80,515 01/01/2021
Full Grant details (including summaries) can be found on the Gateway to Research website: https://gtr.ukri.org/projects?ref=74011
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy - An effective, data driven, interoperable, early intervention to tackle the covid related decline in youth mental health
£89,800 01/10/2020
Full Grant details (including summaries) can be found on the Gateway to Research website: https://gtr.ukri.org/projects?ref=79504
The Foyle Foundation - Learning
£50,000 30/09/2020
to support the development and delivery of the school remote service to provide mental health support to pupils across England (awarded grant in response to coronavirus)
City Bridge Trust - Grant to Anna Freud Centre
£250,000 17/09/2020
24
£250,000 over four years (£63,000; £75,000; £77,000; £35,000) for two ‘First Steps’ group therapy programmes with women who have experienced repeated removals of children from their care. ....more
BBC Children in Need - Grant to Anna Freud Centre (AFC)
£62,307 09/09/2020
18
COVID19 - This project will deliver online sessions to families and young people experiencing mental health issues as a result of parental disputes exacerbated by Covid-19. Participants will ....more
Pears Foundation - Grant to Anna Freud Centre
£1,030,000 03/08/2020
27
Child Mental Health Training Academy
The Berkeley Foundation - Emergency Covid-19 grant
£20,000 06/07/2020
To help adapt the Centre's clinical services with the pilot of a new virtual peer support programme for the most vulnerable young people in UK schools. COVID19 related grant.
Greenwood Place - Grant to Anna Freud Centre
£160,000 01/07/2020
Unrestricted funding
DCMS - Coronavirus Community Support Fund
£330,470 25/06/2020
"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
KPMG Foundation - Reflective Fostering Programme
£150,000 16/06/2020
The Reflective Fostering Programme (RFP) is a mentalization based group intervention for foster carers; an adaptation of a programme for parents. The programme is being evaluated in a large-scale RCT ....more
Garfield Weston Foundation - Major Grants award - COVID19 response
£100,000 29/05/2020
Rapid COVID-19 Mental Health Schools Reresources
Esmee Fairbairn - Grant to Anna Freud Centre
£200,000 12/05/2020
36
Towards an organisation delivering training to increase the capacity of school leaders and staff in mainstream schools to identify and manage complex and challenging pupil behaviour, reducing the ....more
Department of Health - Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families
£96,743 28/04/2020
Competitive Grants Scheme on the extension of existing MH services for children and young people.BAU Yr2 of 3 - changed to S70 for 20/21 (Yr 1 was s64)
Pears Foundation - Grant to Anna Freud Centre
£75,000 14/04/2020
12
Core funding
Department for Education - Alternative Provision Innovation Fund grant
£76,245 01/04/2020
Funding programmes to improve outcomes for pupils in AP.
Department for Work and Pensions - Reducing Parental Conflict (RPC) - Challenge Fund Grant (2020-2021)
£63,677 01/04/2020
Payments to 3rd party supplier to deliver a Parental Conflict Challenge Fund to support Reducing Parental Conflict Programme (2018)
The Segelman Trust - Grant to The Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families
£175,000 04/02/2020
36
To support the scale-up of the Reflective Fostering Programme - a foster carer support programme to nurture child-carer relationships and reduce placement breakdown
Nuffield Foundation - Strategic Fund Seedcorn Grant
£5,000 01/10/2019
i.Risk: Interconnecting risks of mental health problems in today’s young people.
Mercer's Charitable Foundation - Grant to The Anna Freud Centre
£300,000 25/09/2019
36
Extension of grant to continue its work assisting Mercers’ Associated Schools and Colleges with the development and evaluation of initiatives they have put in place to support their students’ ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - UK Trauma Council
£849,709 05/07/2019
47
UK Trauma Council
The Foyle Foundation - Learning (MGS)
£250,000 25/04/2019
towards a named memorial space in the Family School to commemorate Silas Krendel within the new Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families in Kings Cross
Pears Foundation - Grant to Anna Freud Centre
£75,000 07/04/2019
12
Core funding
Department for Work and Pensions - Reducing Parental Conflict (RPC) - Challenge Fund Grant - Anna Freud Centre
£147,279 01/04/2019
Payments to 3rd party supplier to deliver a Parental Conflict Challenge Fund to support Reducing Parental Conflict Programme (2018)
The Segelman Trust - Grant to The Anna Freud Centre
£200,000 25/09/2018
12
Towards the capital costs of the Kantor Centre of Excellence, purpose built to transform mental health provision for young people in the UK by improving the quality, accessibility and effectiveness ....more
The Segelman Trust - Grant to the Anna Freud Centre
£70,483 25/09/2018
24
For a pilot in Kent of the Reflective Fostering Programme - a foster carer support programme delivered by local authorities to nurture child-carer relationships and reduce placement breakdown
Wolfson Foundation - Grant to The Anna Freud Centre
£325,000 08/12/2016
Centre for Child Development
The Rayne Foundation - Grant to The Anna Freud Centre
£30,000 09/06/2016
12
Towards the training of eight mental health professionals who will roll out a Child and Family Traumatic Stress Intervention in the UK.
Pears Foundation - Grant to Anna Freud Centre
£2,500,000 30/03/2016
24
Capital funding: Naming of The Family School
National Lottery Community Fund - Evaluating the initial (pilot) stage of the HeadStart programme
£159,475 10/11/2014
24
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (14)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Age Range of Trustees: 47-72
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 23/08/1999, number: 1077106
  • Registered at Companies House on 05/08/1999, number: 03819888
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Other Regulators
  • Care Quality Commission
Policies in force
  • Bullying and harassment policy and procedures
  • Campaigns and political activity policy and procedures
  • Complaints handling
  • Complaints policy and procedures
  • Conflicting interests
  • 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
  • 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; AR22: 6 days late,
Main office

4-8 Rodney Street
LONDON
N1 9JH

Objectives

The objects of the Charity are: 3.1 the promotion for the public benefit of the awareness, prevention and relief of mental illness or disorder and the protection and preservation of mental wellbeing and emotional health, in particular but without prejudice to the generality, by the means of:3.1.1 the practice of and research into psychological and other appropriate methods of therapy and support for infants, children, young people, and adults;3.1.2 training infant, child, adolescent and adult psychological therapists and those directly working to support children and families; and 3.1.3 supporting communities to facilitate diverse approaches to support the mental health and wellbeing of infants, children, young people and parents and carers; 3.2 the advancement of education for the public benefit, in particular but without prejudice to the generality, by:3.2.1 providing training and education in the field of mental health;3.2.2 carrying out research in the field of mental health; and3.2.3 by establishing, maintaining and supporting educational institutions including free schools and academies. (“the Objects”).

Defined Area of Benefit:

NOT DEFINED

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
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