Washington Mind was established as a charity in 1981, in 2013 we became a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO). This means we are still reliant on charitable donations and independent funding to enable us to do the work that we do.

Our Funders


We are grateful to a wide range of partners who support us and have previously supported us through commissioning services, providing grants, donations and working in partnership.


  • Barbour Trust
  • County Durham Communtiy Foundation
  • Community Foundation – Women’s Fund
  • Catherine Cookson Charitable
  • Finnis Scott Foundation
  • Give 2 Sunderland Community First Fund/Vaux Fund
  • Sunderland City Council
  • Community Foundation/Linden Fund
  • Tesco Charitable Trust
  • Willan Charitable Trust
  • The Shears Foundation
  • BBC Children in Need
  • Gentoo Living
  • NHS Sunderland Commissioning group
  • The Wolfson Foundation
  • Greggs Foundation
  • Northumberland NHS Foundation Trust
  • Big Lottery Fund
  • Postcode Lottery
  • Rothwell Trust
  • The Co-operative Membership Community Fund
  • Hadrian Trust
  • Joicey Trust
  • Yorkshire Building Society
  • Jill Franklin Charitable
  • Coutts Foundation
  • Northern Electric Employees Charity Association
  • William Webster Charitable Trust
  • Sherburn House Charity

Useful Links

Annual report 2017-2018

Click here to download our 2017-2018 annual report.

Annual report 2018-2019

Click here to download our 2018-2019 annual report.

Annual report 2019-2020

Click here to download our 2019-2020 annual report.