A new £2 million fund is being launched to help organisations at the frontline of tackling loneliness across the country.
Local groups supporting women and girls with issues like period poverty, domestic and sexual abuse, mental health and long-term unemployment can to apply for a share of £3.5 million for their vital work.
Funding boost to help promote organ donation among black and Asian communities.
GLA’s Team London have released a small grants programme for groups tackling social isolation. VAC met with Team London officers whilst the grant criteria was being decided and emphasised the need to fund initiatives that were already working well but were coming under pressure from social prescribing referrals. This is one way we can use our social prescribing data we gather to influence decisions.
The Hedley Foundation supports registered charities in the UK for up to £5,000 mainly for young people with their education, creation, support, training, health and welfare.
Main fund: Friday 24 August by 12 noon. Awards will be made by December 2018 and projects can be funded until March 2021
The £11.5 million Building Connections Fund is a partnership between Government, Big Lottery Fund and the Co-op Foundation which was set up in response to the Jo Cox Commission on Loneliness to support projects that prevent or reduce loneliness.
Applicants can submit applications at any point between midnight on the 15th May 2018 and midnight on the 14th May 2020.
The HS2 Camden Fund exists to support Camden communities during the construction of the high speed railway.
The fund has three priorities:Social Cohesion; Health & Wellbeing and Employability. Groups from Regent’s Park, Somers Town and Bloomsbury Wards are eligible to apply.
Merchant Taylors’ Consolidated Charities for the Infirm (“Merchant Taylors’ CCI”) (registered charity no. 214266) is a grant-making charity whose Trustees are appointed by the Merchant Taylors’ Company.
The Hospital Saturday Fund offers full or partial grants to individuals for specialist and / or medical equipment such as: