Investing in the advancement of
young people’s mental health
services and research in the UK

Welcome to the Prudence Trust

The Prudence Trust is a grant-making charity, established in 2020, investing in the advancement of young people’s mental health services and research in the UK.

Why young people's mental health

Why young people’s
mental health?

In the UK, one in eight children and young people aged 5-19 years have a clinical mental health disorder.

Investing in mental health

Investing in
mental health

Our vision is for a world where no young person is owned or defined by their mental illness.

Grant making and funding priorities

Grant-making and
our funding priorities

We invest in research and services addressing both prevention and treatment of mental illness

Today’s young people are the group in our society who face some of the greatest challenges of modern times.

Prof Peter Fonagy
Chair of the Prudence Trust Mental Health Advisory Panel

The Prudence Trust