Grants to Support Mental Wellbeing
GMCVO, working in partnership with 10GM, have launched a grants programme to support people from communities of identity or experience, based in Greater Manchester, that may struggle to achieve high levels of mental wellbeing.
The communities identified are:
• Adults from BAME communities
• Adults living with long term physical and mental health conditions
• Disabled adults
• Social isolated older people
• Military veterans
• People who are unemployed
• Adults who identify as LGBTQI
• Adult Carers
Funded by Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership a total of £175,000 will be given out between now and December 2020.
The grants will be awarded, in stages, to small, grass roots voluntary and community groups and social enterprises with an annual income below £25,000, that will support adultsto develop high levels of mental wellbeing. The first stage, a rolling micro grants programme, is now live. Grants of £100-£500 will be awarded on an ongoing basis until 31st August. They will be awarded for activities that support mental wellbeing while working within the current government social distancing restrictions. Decisions will be made within 3 weeks. The deadline for applications is Monday 31st August at 5pm. For more details, and to apply, click here.