The Aim Foundation

(Registered Charity No: 263294)
Charity Commission for England and Wales
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Sole supporter: 29% by number, 24% by value.
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National Lottery34%29%
Comic Relief29%29%
BBC Children in Need25%21%
Tuixen Foundation22%13%
Garfield Weston Foundation21%17%
Coop Foundation20%17%
Paul Hamlyn Foundation20%17%
City Bridge Trust20%13%
The Henry Smith Charity16%13%
The Big Lottery Fund14%8%
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In this period they've made 24 significant donations to registered charities totalling £1,378,284

When Amount Grantee Donors To be used for
31/03/2019 £10,000 ACTION FOR HAPPINESS 1? A one-off grant given to develop their website, as part of their communication campaign, to encourage people to take action to help and reduce the suffering of people with mentla health problems.
31/03/2019 £69,840 PAPYRUS PREVENTION OF YOUNG SUICIDE 4? A new 3 year grant to provide 30 training courses in suicide awarenes and prevention per year across the West Midlands. This includes a longer course for bulding the skills of caregivers to provide fist aid interventions.
31/03/2019 £10,000 42ND STREET - COMMUNITY BASED RESOURCE FOR YOUNG PEOPLE UNDER STRESS 9? A new 6 months development grant in order to analyse the national market for training and to develop a full proposal of training and Training Co-ordinator role. The plan is to reach 1,400 profesinals who will imrove the the mental health and life chances of the young peole with whom they work.
31/03/2019 £75,000 CAMPAIGN AGAINST LIVING MISERABLY 5? A new one off grant to cover the development costs of RIO project, which will use technology to improve the response to webchat and helpline callers. While users wait for a helpline worker to be avilable, RIO will engage with chat users and assess their needs, determining the urgency and nature of their query to enable the right help to be given at he right time.
31/03/2019 £75,000 BEST BEGINNINGS 6? A new 3 year commitment towards Parent Leaders Projet reaching vulnerable and at-risk communities in Newham and Birmingham. They will support grass-roots organisations to use a digital innovation with new parents. This project will create opportunities for seldom heard marginalised women to influence local, regional and national policy and practice.
31/03/2019 £75,000 YOUTHSCAPE 9? A new 3 year grant towards costs of the Alumina live online service for young peole seeking help about self-harming. The programme helps them reduce or stop harming by giving them strategies for coping with their emotions and helps them see what triggers their harming. It also addresses the underlying feelings of inadequacy and builds their confidence to seek apporpriat help.
31/03/2019 £73,824 MAC-UK 3? A new 3 year award to co-design and co-deliver a public health and prevention strategy with young people with lived experience of the wider determinants of poor mental health. The proposed project will facilitate young people to influence commissioners, government agencies and other relevant decison makers to recognise the importance of health and social inequalities and channel resources towards co-produced inititiatives.
31/03/2019 £75,000 IMPETUS - THE PRIVATE EQUITY FOUNDATION 2? A further 3 year grant towards policy work for £25,000 pa
31/03/2019 £50,000 WAVE TRUST 4? A further 2 year commitment to continue the policy work of The Wave Trust to try to reduce the damaging inter-generational family cycles of early childhood adversity, neglect and abuse.
31/03/2019 £24,990 STUDENT MINDS 2? 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 to unversity.
31/03/2019 £5,000 CANCER CAMPAIGN IN SUFFOLK 2? a one-off donation towards the Well-being, Beauty and Wig Workshops that help people before, during and after cancer in Suffolk.
31/03/2019 £15,000 CENTRE FOR MENTAL HEALTH 2? A new 3 year commitment towards the work of the Children and Young People's Mental Health Coalition to campaign jointly with leading chairitiess on these issues.
30/11/2018 £29,880 INSTITUTE OF HEALTH VISITING 1? A 1 year grant to support the delivery of consistent, evidence based nutitional advice to families with babies and yong children. This will include updating the Healthy Weight Halthy Nutrition training resources and Good Practice Points. They will hold 4 national events to update 1000 current champions, who will cascade the learning to their colleagues.
30/11/2018 £80,000 INSTITUTE OF HEALTH VISITING 1? A further 2 year commitment to continue the regional forums of Health Visitors to help disseminate best practice and research around helping families needing support in their mental wellbeing druing the peri-natal period.
30/11/2018 £40,000 Lord Rana Foundation Charitable Trust 1? A 1 year grant to cover costs of NNedPro developing educational materials for intra- and inter-professional use. Improve knowledge, understanding and application of nutrition to a cross-section of doctors and other health professinals. Through evience, influence healthcare systems decision makers to implement nutrition education in healthcare.
30/11/2018 £16,750 THE COLLEGE OF MEDICINE 2? A 1 year grant to fund bursary places for 'Food on Perscription' Conference and Foundation courses in Bristol and East Ayreshire.
30/11/2018 £50,000 ASSOCIATION FOR INFANT MENTAL HEALTH (UK) 1? A new 2 year commitment to enable AIMH to develop the Infant Mental Health Competencies Famework ad Recognition Register. This is aimed at up-skilling practitioners working with pregnant women and mothers of babies.
31/05/2018 £45,000 ACTION FOR HAPPINESS 1? A new three-year commitment of £15,000 was made to this organisation that helps people take action to reduce the number of people suffering with mental health problems, and increase the number of people feeling good, functioning well and helping others. Our grant is for their communication campaign.
30/09/2017 £66,000 CUED SPEECH UK LIMITED 4? A 3 year grant to help increase the capacity of the organisation that supports death babies learn to communicate through making the spoken language more visual.
30/09/2017 £72,000 YOUNG MINDS TRUST 8? In 2017 a new 3 year commitment to support the policy influencing work around children and young people's wellbeing and mental health.
31/03/2017 £150,000 IMPETUS - THE PRIVATE EQUITY FOUNDATION 2? In 2016 another three-year grant commitment of £75,000 per annum (paid in 2 installments) was made to support Impetus-PEF research and policy work. They try to influence government policy and decision makers to address the difficult transition some disadvantaged and disengaged young people have from school to being employed.
30/11/2016 £75,000 PARENTS 1ST SOUTH ESSEX 1? A 3 year grant was awarded in a deprived area of Essex to support the training of 'community parent' volunteers, who provide peer-supprt to vulnerable mothers during peri-natal period.
31/08/2016 £120,000 CHURCH OF ENGLAND CHILDREN'S SOCIETY 11? In 2016 another 3 year commitment was made towards the Community Hidden Harm Awareness work of the East Anglia region. This will help improve the physical and emotional wellbeing of children and young people whose paretns are misusing substances and are victims of abuse and neglect.
31/08/2016 £75,000 IMPETUS - THE PRIVATE EQUITY FOUNDATION 2? In 2016 another three-year grant commitment of £75,000 per annum (paid in 2 installments) was made to support Impetus-PEF research and policy work. They try to influence government policy and decision makers to address the difficult transition some disadvantaged and disengaged young people have from school to being employed.
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