Finance Score: 0
Governance Score: 8
Support Score: 12
  • Pension deficit: -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: +12
Overall GiG Score: 20 ?

RETHINK MENTAL ILLNESS 

To provide information, advice, support & services of the highest standard to those experiencing severe mental illness, their families & carers, in areas such as housing, education & training, rehabilitation & employment and recreation. To spread understanding about severe mental illness. To campaign nationally & locally for high quality care, including both acute & long-term services.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • 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 gender and dynamic in terms of composition

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • There are 13 trustees whereas the Charities Commission recommends a maximum of 12

Financial issues to consider:

  • There is a pension deficit of £1,461,000
  • 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
31/03/23£40,944£41,496£-552£2,007£13,299£12,5663.61,052129
31/03/22£37,479£35,327£2,152£1,907£14,358£13,4124.694891
31/03/21£33,082£30,482£2,600£1,743£11,969£10,8624.3872118
31/03/20£31,715£31,666£49£1,299£7,747£7,0462.790595
31/03/19£32,699£33,452£-753£1,251£8,401£6,3452.399890
31/03/18£32,170£34,997£-2,827£1,272£8,851£6,6582.38790
31/03/17£33,717£35,111£-1,394£1,224£11,680£9,2103.19990
31/03/16£37,005£37,296£-291£697£12,229£9,44937200
31/03/15£39,095£38,961£134£1,116£17,394£14,6234.59150
31/03/14£48,475£48,525£-50£1,296£16,988£14,3013.51,0220
31/03/13£50,931£50,043£888£1,200£16,936£14,0313.41,1520
31/03/12£52,928£53,701£-774£1,178£15,748£13,0472.91,2100
31/03/11*£54,297£53,239£1,058£994£16,540£13,5353.11,2350
31/03/10£52,971£51,362£1,609£1,385£15,402£11,3062.61,2120
31/03/09£50,906£48,845£2,061£1,800£13,768£8,9872.21,2670
31/03/08£45,113£42,485£2,628£1,495£11,738£7,6652.21,1930
31/03/07£42,635£43,206£-571£1,959£9,133£5,7791.61,1620
31/03/06£42,915£44,513£-1,598£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/05*£42,459£42,329£130£0£0£0n/a00
31/03/04£41,830£39,141£2,689£0£0£0n/a00

Financial Ratios
Fundraising Costs/Relevant Income: 5.1%
Fundraising Costs/Total Spending: 5%
Senior Staff Costs/Total Spending: 4%
Highest pay band: £150,000-£200,000
Liabilities/Assets: 43%
Liabilities/Income: 27%
Unrestricted Funds/Total Funds: 94%
Reserves/Spending: 3.6 months
Net Current Assets/Spending: 1 months
Quick Ratio: 0.7
Asset Split ?
Established: 33 years
(48 years as a company)

www.rethink.org

info@rethink.org

01215227007

Charity Commission for England and WalesCompanies House
UN SDGs
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Listed activities
  • Disability
GiG Classification
  • Emotional support, counselling or therapy
How it operates
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Throughout England,
Who it helps
  • Other Defined Groups
  • People With Disabilities

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
Sport England£549,986
National Lottery Community Fund£216,807
Lloyds Bank Foundation£149,994
City Bridge Trust£128,300
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
The Berkeley Foundation - Match funding payment
£5,313 31/10/2023
Unrestricted match funding payment to October 2023
Lloyds Bank Foundation - Grant to Rethink Mental Illness
£149,994 19/10/2023
36
Grant over 3 years to support influencing change at the national level
The Berkeley Foundation - Match funding payment
£5,288 31/07/2023
Unrestricted match funding payment to July 2023
The Berkeley Foundation - Match funding payment
£5,237 30/04/2023
Unrestricted match funding payment to to April 2023
The Berkeley Foundation - Cost of Living Grant
£5,000 26/04/2023
One-off, unrestricted grant
Wiltshire Community Foundation - Grant to Wiltshire Hearing Voices Group (WHVG)
£500 22/02/2023
Wiltshire Hearing Voices is a peer support group for people who hear voices or have other unusual sensory experiences, such as seeing or things that others do not. Funding will help meet running ....more
Essex Community Foundation - Grant to Braintree Rethink Carers Support Group
£700 14/02/2023
to provide an uplift in funding for the core costs of the organisation through the cost-of-living crisis
The Berkeley Foundation - Match funding payment
£5,208 31/01/2023
Unrestricted match funding payment to to January 2023
The Berkeley Foundation - Match funding payment
£5,272 31/10/2022
Unrestricted match funding payment to October 2022
Co-Operative Group - Grant to Rethink Mental Health Awareness Portishead (MHAP)
£1,932 22/10/2022
Our project will help to reach out to people who may otherwise be struggling alone, and demonstrate the benefits of being supported when experiencing challenging times.
Co-Operative Group - Grant to Weymouth Rethink Carers
£2,331 22/10/2022
We would like to buy refreshments for those members of our carers group who struggle financially to allow them to freely take part and make sure we are inclusive as possible.
Essex Community Foundation - Grant to Braintree Rethink Carers Support Group
£7,000 06/10/2022
towards the core costs of art and social groups in Braintree supporting people with mental health issues and their carers
CareTech foundation - Match Funding Grant
£200 28/09/2022
Match funding Grant awarded to registered charity in the UK to support the applicant's fundraising efforts.
The Berkeley Foundation - Match funding payment
£5,219 31/07/2022
Unrestricted match funding payment to July 2022
Wiltshire Community Foundation - Grant to Wiltshire Hearing Voices Group (WHVG)
£2,842 29/06/2022
Wiltshire Hearing Voices is a peer support group for people who hear voices or have other unusual sensory experiences, such as seeing or things that others do not. Funding will help meet running ....more
The Berkeley Foundation - Match Funding payment
£200 30/04/2022
Unrestricted match funding payment to April 2022
The Berkeley Foundation - Foundation award grants
£1,000 29/03/2022
Unrestricted 2022 Foundation Awards grant
The Berkeley Foundation - Match funding payment
£166 31/01/2022
Unrestricted match funding payment to January 2022
The Berkeley Foundation - Match funding payment
£20,111 31/10/2021
Unrestricted match funding payment to October 2021
Sport England - RG Physical Activity Project
£549,986 04/10/2021
Funding under Sport England's Tackling Inactivity funding programme for a Revenue project titled RG Physical Activity Project. This project is a Sport participation and capacity building project, ....more
Steve Morgan Foundation - Grant to Rethink Mental Illness
£2,000 17/08/2021
Discretionary grant awarded
The Berkeley Foundation - Covid-19 match funding grant
£2,937 20/04/2021
Unrestricted donation to a charity match funding the amount raised by Berkeley Group staff
The Berkeley Foundation - Covid-19 match funding grant
£667 20/04/2021
Unrestricted donation to a charity match funding the amount raised by Berkeley Group staff
The Rayne Foundation - Grant to Rethink Mental Illness
£37,000 15/12/2020
24
Towards expanding a project which co-produces mental health workshops for young people at university.
Co-Operative Group - Grant to The Rethink Wimbledon Wednesday Group
£4,104 24/10/2020
A holiday will enable members to have a purposeful and refreshing time away, improving their life skills within the safety of a group.
City Bridge Trust - Grant to Rethink Mental Illness
£128,300 17/09/2020
24
£128,300 over two further and final years (£62,800; £65,500) for Project Management; line management; project costs; evaluation and on costs for Step Up University In London. Release of the grant ....more
The Berkeley Foundation - Emergency Covid-19 grant to help mitigate loss of fundraising income
£10,000 28/04/2020
One-off unrestricted, emergency grant to support the Foundation's Designated Charities during the Covid-19 crisis. COVID19 related grant.
Garfield Weston Foundation - Main Grants award
£50,000 03/09/2019
Advice and Information Service
National Lottery Community Fund - Step Up
£216,807 29/08/2019
24
Step Up
National Lottery Community Fund - Creating Connections (Somerset)
£97,516 17/05/2019
36
This project aims to combat loneliness in the South West, using peer mentoring programmes, an online peer support forum and volunteer champions who promote the project's activities, particularly to ....more
Essex Community Foundation - Trina's forward plan for both Braintree Rethink Groups
£15,000 13/12/2018
36
To support the operational costs of a volunteer led group providing social activities, information and guidance to sufferers of mental health issues and their carers in the Braintree District
Sport England - RG Physical Activity Project
£295,416 11/04/2018
38
Funding under Sport England's Tackling Inactivity funding programme for a Revenue project titled RG Physical Activity Project. This project is a Sport participation and capacity building project, ....more
Essex Community Foundation - Keeping afloat.....
£2,500 22/03/2018
12
To support the operational costs of an art club for people with mental health difficulties and a social club for their carers
City Bridge Trust - Grant to Rethink Mental Illness
£113,000 14/03/2018
24
£113,000 over two years (£53,000; £60,000) towards the Step Up into University (SUU) Project Manager salary, SUU project costs, evaluation and on-costs.
Two Ridings Community Foundation - Grant to Rethink Mental Illness - The York Group
£2,500 20/10/2017
Funding is required to offer a social club once a month for people who have experienced mental ill health in order to reduce isolation and exclusion through peer support. There will also be a carers ....more
Essex Community Foundation - Art Group & Carers Group plus on going expenses
£2,630 20/04/2017
11
To help with the premises rental for an art group for people with mental health difficulties and also a monthly meeting of carers
National Lottery Community Fund - Step up: an asset based approach to transitions
£261,718 09/03/2015
36
Not Available
National Lottery Community Fund - Hope
£215,590 23/10/2013
36
The aim of this project is to improve the quality of life of people affected by mental illness from minority ethnic communities in Medway, Kent and to reduce stigma and lack of understanding of ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Get Together
£340,467 02/07/2013
48
This is a new project piloting a hub approach to delivering peer support groups for people with mental illness, their families and carers across Yorkshire and North East England. Peer support groups ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - RAIS Reaching Out
£318,945 12/07/2012
36
This project will improve the quality of life for people with mental illness including their carers, friends and families. It will offer practical advice and information on a wide range of subjects ....more
National Lottery Community Fund - Rethink's Siblings Network
£352,575 11/02/2010
36
The charity will expand and develop the existing Rethink Siblings Network service. The project aims to provide a support platform for the siblings of people with severe mental illness (SMI). The ....more
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How is it governed?

Trustees (13)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split
Based on 11/13 persons

Age Range of Trustees: 33-77
  • GEORGE HOOK Appointed: 2016, Occupation: Chartered Accountant
  • RAJEN SHETH Appointed: 2022, Occupation: Non-Executive Director
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 15/05/1991, number: 271028
  • Registered at Companies House on 29/09/1975, number: 01227970
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Other Regulators
  • Care Quality Commission
  • Financial Conduct Authority
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; AR11: 0 days late, AR05: 1 days late,
Main office

28 Albert Embankment
LONDON
SE1 7GR

Objectives

2. History and Objects2.1 The National Schizophrenia Fellowship was founded for the benefit of people experiencing schizophrenia and related conditions and their carers. Over the years the Charity has evolved and now works to improve the lives of everyone severely affected by mental illness, including schizophrenia and psychosis, bipolar disorder, depression, anxiety and personality disorder. To achieve this, the Objects are: (a) to improve the lives of people severely affected by mental illness and their families and carers through local support groups and services;(b) to provide expert advice, information and training to the public in the field of mental health and welfare, including influencing Government and decision makers more widely; and(c) to advance awareness and understanding as to the causes, consequences and management of mental illness, working to decrease the stigma surrounding it.

Defined Area of Benefit:

NOT DEFINED

Data Sources

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