Mental Health Research UK currently has two campaigns running: COVID-19 Psychological Trauma PhD Scholarship and Campaign for 1000 supporters. 

COVID-19 Psychological Trauma PhD Scholarship

To mark Mental Health Awareness Week 2020, Mental Health Research UK has launched a campaign to raise £120,000 for a new PhD research scholarship on psychological trauma arising from the COVID-19 pandemic ...Read More ...

How to add a Fundraising Page for our COVID-19 PhD Scholarship fundraising campaign to the Virgin Giving site

It’s simple to create your own fundraising page which will link to our COVID-19 PhD Scholarship fundraising page! Just follow the 4 steps below.

First, click on the link below to go to our Campaign page:

1.     Click on ‘Start Fundraising’ button, top right.

2.     Enter email address.

3.     Complete the form to register, and click the button at the bottom of the page.

4.     Follow the instructions to create a fundraising page. 

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For more help on your fundraising page, click here:

Campaign for 1000 supporters

Mental Health Research UK is aiming to recruit 1000 supporters willing to pledge £10 - £20 a month in support of the first charity dedicated to funding research into the causes of and cures for mental illness. With gift aid this will bring in at least £150,000 each year. 

If you would like to become one of our first 1000 supporters and can help in this way, please contact for details.