Overall Score: 10 based on 10 data points
Finance: 0
Governance: 1
Support: 9
(no PartB)
Strong growth: +2, Deficit latest year: -2,
only 3 Trustees: -2, Gender balanced board: +3,
Large volunteers +3, Supporters: +6

MENTALKHEALTH 

MenTalkHealth is a registered charity that supports men in the LGBTQ community to talk about their mental health and help them to understand that it's okay to not be okay. We work across the South Coast of England (Bournemouth to Eastbourne) attending events and holding accredited mental health first aid training. We also produce a podcast and use social media to help us with our mission.
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 since inception
  • A significant proportion of recent income was derived from major grant makers including the Government

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • There are only 3 trustees
  • Over half the Board have joined recently

Financial issues to consider:

  • A PartB annual return has not been required and so detailed financial information is not available from the online data
  • There has been a change of accounting period recently, so trends may be hard to determine
  • Income was significantly lower than spending in the latest year
Established: 5 years

www.mentalkhealth.uk

hello@mentalkhealth.uk

07881598505

Charity Commission for England and Wales
UN SDGs
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Financial Data ?

Income & Spending ?
Sources of Income ?
Y/E Income Spending Surplus/
Deficit
Volun-
teers
31/07/22?£41,671£65,275£-23,60415
01/07/21£53,739£29,890£23,84915
01/07/20£7,710£7,431£27923
01/07/19£8,008£5,880£2,1286
No information about staff salaries has been filed, which means that no-one was paid more than £60,000 in the latest financial year
What it does
  • Disability
  • Education/Training
Who works here?
  • 15 volunteers
Who it helps
  • Other Defined Groups
  • The General Public/Mankind
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Scotland, Throughout England And Wales,

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
Sussex Community Foundation£20,000
The National Lottery Community Fund£12,500
DCMS£9,948
The Henry Smith Charity £5,000
The Foyle Foundation£4,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
The Foyle Foundation
£4,000 20/09/2022
towards ongoing costs over the next 12 months (awarded grant in response to coronavirus)
The National Lottery Community Fund
£10,000 04/02/2022
The funding will be used to expand the groups capacity to support men from the LGBTQ+ community who are living with mental ill health. The project aims to raise awareness offer practical advice and ....more
The Henry Smith Charity
£5,000 07/12/2021
12
towards one year's running costs of an organisation providing support for men with mental health issues in Brighton.
The National Lottery Community Fund
£2,500 08/09/2021
The funding is for new podcasts and a radio show that aims to create a digitally safe environment where men can openly talk about their mental health to others connect share and form support groups.
Sussex Community Foundation
£5,000 16/07/2021
9
Funding was provided towards the cost of a sessional P/T Project Manager.
Sussex Community Foundation
£10,000 24/05/2021
Men Talk Health promote and protect the mental health and wellbeing of men suffering from mental disorders or emotional distress, by creating a safe environment to talk openly. Funding was provided ....more
DCMS
£9,948 30/09/2020
"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
Sussex Community Foundation
£5,000 07/09/2020
Funding will support the development of their new website, volunteer training, and to provide support and mental health/wellbeing services to 40 LGBT men living in Brighton
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (3)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 22/10/2018, number: 1180407
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Conflicting interests
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Volunteer management
Main office

23 St. Pirans Avenue
PORTSMOUTH
PO3 6JE

Objectives

FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT TO PROMOTE AND PROTECT THE MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLBEING OF MEN SUFFERING FROM MENTAL DISORDER OR CONDITIONS OF EMOTIONAL OR MENTAL DISTRESS BY CREATING A SAFE ENVIRONMENT IN WHICH THEY CAN TALK OPENLY ABOUT THEIR MENTAL HEALTH AND BY THE PROVISION OF SUPPORT, EDUCATION AND PRACTICAL ADVICE THUS ASSISTING THEM TO ACHIEVE AS MUCH INDEPENDENCE AS IS POSSIBLE.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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