Wellbeing Fund deadline extended

The Wellbeing Fund aims to support organisations across the third sector that are providing important services to people who are most affected by the coronavirus pandemic. This forms part of a £350 million package from the Scottish Government.

This round of funding opened for applications on 8th May 2020. To be considered for funding, applications must be received by noon on 22nd May 2020.

  1. Your activity should be focused on working with at risk groups with new needs which are not currently being met by existing services
  2. Your activity should be focused on providing vital wellbeing support on issues such as mental health, personal finances, employment, housing, food, physical health and home life.
  3. Your activity should be focused on immediate and emerging forms of support

What is funding available for?

The Wellbeing Fund is focused on providing funding to organisations that can support people who are facing additional barriers or have increased requirements as a direct result of the coronavirus pandemic. It can fund both immediate and emerging forms of support, from now up to the end of July 2020, reflecting that the context for people and communities may change over that time.

Based on the grants made in the first round, applications from groups working with BAME communities are particularly welcomed in this second round.

Find out more and how to apply here.

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