Finance Score: 2
Governance Score: -5
Support Score: 8
  • Strong growth: +2
  • No PartB
  • Only 3 Trustees: -2
  • All female board: -3
  • Large volunteers +3
  • Grant maker support: +5
Overall GiG Score: 5 ?

SURVIVORS OF DEPRESSION IN TRANSITION 

We aim to give ongoing support and care. They gain self esteem, confidence, mutual peer support, giving the women a chance of moving on from what may have been a very dislocated life. We also help to give then skills and training in how to overcome their illness working in partnership with other agencies.We provide support groups,drop in centre, newsletter,computer skills,conference., advice
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has been successful in attracting volunteers relative to its size
  • There has been strong growth in spending over the last 5 years
  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years
  • A significant proportion of recent income was derived from major grant makers

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • There are only 3 trustees
  • The Board is completely female

Financial issues to consider:

  • A PartB annual return has not been required and so detailed financial information is not available from the online data
Established: 19 years

www.sodit.org

info@sodit.org

01142795970

Charity Commission for England and Wales
UN SDGs
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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
31/12/22£67£67£0n/an/an/an/an/a28
31/12/21£53£49£4n/an/an/an/an/a24
31/12/20£34£33£0n/an/an/an/an/a22
31/12/19£50£12£38n/an/an/an/an/a24
31/12/18£7£10£-3£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/17£18£19£-2£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/16£16£11£5£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/15£10£10£0£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/14£10£9£0£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/13£15£18£-2£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/12£22£21£1£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/11£13£24£-11£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/10£24£12£12£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/09£7£14£-6£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/08£10£9£1£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/07£8£9£-1£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/06£9£10£-1£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/05£10£10£0£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
Listed activities
  • Disability
  • Education/Training
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Sheffield City,
Who it helps
  • Other Defined Groups
Who works here?
  • Unknown number of employees
  • 28 volunteers

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
Tudor Trust£78,000
The Foyle Foundation£10,000
National Lottery Community Fund£9,400
Virgin Money Foundation£1,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
The Foyle Foundation - Small Grants
£5,000 28/11/2023
towards core costs
Tudor Trust - Grant to Survivors of Depression in Transition
£2,000 25/01/2021
as an additional grant to support staff, volunteer and trustee wellbeing, to assist the organisation deliver its charitable purpose more effectively
Virgin Money Foundation - Grant to Survivors of Depression in transition
£1,000 20/01/2020
Grant through the Heart of the Community Fund to help develop a peer support network to connect women and empower each another.
Tudor Trust - Grant to Survivors of Depression in Transition
£76,000 02/10/2019
36
over three years towards core costs for a user-led charity supporting women living with mental ill health in Sheffield
The Foyle Foundation - Small Grants
£5,000 20/09/2019
towards core costs
National Lottery Community Fund - connecting communites for mental health
£9,400 18/07/2019
12
The funding will be used to host events focused on equalities and developing networks for people who have lived experience of mental health challenges, with the aim of improving their health and ....more

Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (3)
Gender Split

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 20/04/2005, number: 1109165
Gift Aid
  • NOT registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Complaints handling
  • Conflicting interests
  • Investment
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
18 returns made; all on time
Main office

Office 8
SYAC Business Centre
110-120 Wicker
Sheffield
South Yorkshire
S3 8JD

Objectives

- THE RELIEF OF SICKNESS AND PRESERVATION OF HEALTH AMONG WOMEN RESIDING PERMANENTLY OR TEMPORARILY IN SHEFFIELD. - TO ASSIST IN THE TREATMENT AND CARE OF WOMEN SUFFERING FROM MENTAL ILLNESS OF ANY DESCRIPTION OR IN NEED OF REHABILITATION AS A0 RESULT OF SUCH ILLNESS BY THE PROVISION OF FACILITIES FOR WORK AND RECREATION. - TO PROMOTE AND PROTECT THE MENTAL HEALTH OF WOMEN SUFFERERS OF DEPRESSION AND RELATED ILLNESS IN SHEFFIELD THROUGH SUPPORT, EDUCATION AND PRACTICAL ADVICE. - TO ADVANCE THE EDUCATION OF THE GENERAL PUBLIC IN ALL AREAS RELATING TO DEPRESSION AND RELATED ILLNESS

Defined Area of Benefit:

SHEFFIELD

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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