Finance Score: 2
Governance Score: 5
Support Score: 11
  • Volatile income
  • spending growth: -1
  • Fundraising costs low: +3
  • 12+ Trustees: -1
  • Good trustee age range: +3
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +11
Overall GiG Score: 18 ?

STUDENT MINDS 

No student should be held back by their mental health.We empower students to build their own mental health toolkit to support themselves and their peers.We challenge the higher education sector, health sector and government to make student mental health a priority.We're improving university communities so that every student gets the mental health support they need to reach their goals.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

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

Financial issues to consider:

  • Income has been volatile recently but spending has been maintained

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
30/06/23£1,110£1,172£-61£87£775£7167.32597
30/06/22£1,853£1,995£-142£69£836£7314.41960
30/06/21£2,988£2,323£665£18£978£5002.61980
30/06/20£592£533£59£27£313£2545.715491
30/06/19£495£404£92n/an/an/an/an/a350
30/06/18£303£287£15£0£0£0n/a00
30/06/17£309£264£45£0£0£0n/a00
30/06/16£177£152£25£0£0£0n/a00
30/06/15£87£72£15£0£0£0n/a00
30/06/14£80£62£17£0£0£0n/a00
30/06/13£60£33£27£0£0£0n/a00
30/06/12£42£24£18£0£0£0n/a00

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 7.9%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 7.4%
Highest pay band: Less than £60,000
Liabilities/Assets: 33%
Liabilities/Income: 34%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 92%
Reserves/Spending: 7.3 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 8 months
Quick Ratio: 2.7
Asset Split ?
Established: 13 years

www.studentminds.org.uk

admin@studentminds.org.uk

0113 343 8440

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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
  • 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 for Education£2,013,125
Prudence Trust£180,000
Innox Foundation£75,000
DCMS£43,300
Comic Relief£40,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
Prudence Trust - University Mental Health Day
£30,000 24/11/2022
Expanding the reach of University Mental Health Day 2023
Innox Foundation - Grant to Student Minds
£50,000 25/07/2022
Unrestricted funding for Student Minds
Prudence Trust - Core costs - Student Minds 2022
£150,000 20/01/2022
Organisational core costs - salaries, office, digital and comms, legal, accountancy and HR costs and some project work - training for university staff, conducting research; or helping students share ....more
Department for Education - Student Space phase 3
£163,298 16/12/2021
Fund student mental health services-during Covid 19.
Innox Foundation - Grant to Student Minds
£25,000 30/05/2021
Unrestricted funding for Student Minds
DCMS - Coronavirus Community Support Fund
£43,300 05/10/2020
"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
Department for Education - ALB-Office for Students-Student Space
£1,707,327 01/08/2020
Fund student mental health services-during Covid 19
Comic Relief - Student MindsRecovery Funding
£40,000 23/06/2020
6
COVID19 Recovery funding
Department for Education - Challenge Comp - Mental Health Charter
£95,000 22/11/2019
Support for projects in specific areas where the higher education sector is not serving students as effectively as it could. They operate for the benefit of students and deliver key priorities for ....more
Department for Education - Challenge Comp - Mental Health Charter
£47,500 22/11/2019
Support for projects in specific areas where the higher education sector is not serving students as effectively as it could. They operate for the benefit of students and deliver key priorities for ....more
The Aim Foundation - Grant to Student Minds
£24,990 24/04/2019
12
A new 1 year grant to pilot peer support groups for first year students across 10 universities, that focusses on wellbeing, self-care and resiliencebuilding, and supporting the transition form schol ....more
Comic Relief - Well Lads
£150,000 28/03/2018
36
Male students in higher education often fail to identify or seek help with mental health and wellbeing concerns, partly due to stigma. Drawing from the organisation's own experience of providing ....more
Masonic Trust - Core funding
£2,500 20/04/2016
Student mental health charity which provides advice and information, support groups and courses for young people experiencing mental health problems.
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (14)
Current Trustees appointed

Age Range of Trustees: 23-65
  • BRIAN ROCK Appointed: 2019, Occupation: Director Of Education & Training, Dean Of Postgrad
  • MR A NELSON Appointed: 2011, Occupation: Financial Director
  • VICTORIA HILL Appointed: 2019, Occupation: Partner And Head Of Universities
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 07/07/2011, number: 1142783
  • Registered at Companies House on 14/01/2011, number: 07493445
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
  • Serious incident reporting policy and procedures
  • Trustee conflicts of interest policy and procedures
  • Trustee expenses policy and procedures
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
12 returns made; all on time
Recent reorganisation events:
  • Asset transfer in from DSA-QAG on 08/10/2020
Main office

17 Springfield Mount
Leeds
LS2 9NG

Objectives

THE RELIEF OF SICKNESS AND THE PREVENTION AND PROMOTION OF MENTAL HEALTH AMONG STUDENTS AND YOUNG PEOPLE.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
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