Welcome to the latest edition of the Monthly Funding Bulletin, brought to you by the
Hampshire CVS Network. Bringing you the latest information on all things grants and
funding related including announcements, top tips and upcoming events. Should you have
any queries or require support to access funding please contact your local CVS partner, full
details can be found here: www.hampshirecvs.org.uk/network
HEALTH & SOCIAL WELFARE
- Communities Against Cancer
What is the aim of Communities Against Cancer?
To support communities to improve their own health and reduce their cancer risk by: Increasing
awareness of the signs and symptoms of cancer | encouraging people to get cancer screening |
encouraging people to seek help at an early stage | helping people to prevent cancer by living
more healthily. This funding programme is to prevent people getting cancer by increasing
awareness of the ways that this can be prevented.
What size of grants are available?
This programme is offering grants of between £500 and £5,000.
Who is eligible for these grants?
Anyone who has an idea that will meet the aims of the project. This could be an organised group
or an individual. If you feel that people in your community have poorer health (in relation to
cancer) and would benefit from learning how to improve it, then why not get involved! Please
note that a “community” can be geographical or an interest group.
Grant Budget: This programme is offering grants of between £500 and £5,000.
For more information click here: https://actionhampshire.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/Grant-info-guidance-2021-PDF.pdf
Deadline: December 2022
2. Birkdale Trust for Hearing Impaired – The Trust aims to concentrate its grant making on
‘profoundly’ deaf young people. The funding is charitable organisations undertaking
projects in the following areas:
1) To advance the education of children and young people, particularly those with a hearing impairment.
2) To promote the welfare of hearing-impaired children and young people.
For more information: http://www.grantsforthedeaf.co.uk/
Grant Budget: Not specified
Application Deadline: The committee meets every 2 months to discuss applications
3. Family Action – Welfare Grants Programme – Grants to support families and individuals for essential personal and household needs to assist families and individuals with low incomes,
particularly those living on benefits.
Grant Budget: £200 – £300).
For more information, click on link: Family Action Welfare Grants – Funding for All
Application Deadline: Ongoing
4. The Maurice Hatter Foundation – Grants are available for charitable organisations in the UK undertaking general charitable activities, particularly projects which support education and social welfare.
Grant Budget: Up to £400,000.
For more information, The Maurice Hatter Foundation | forum (northbankforum.org.uk) The Maurice Hatter Foundation does not maintain a website or an email address
6. Mental Health Grant – No Wrong Door
The adult (18-65) community mental health transformation (no wrong door) programme
across Hampshire, Southampton, Isle of Wight, and Portsmouth is inviting grant applications, of
up to £8,000, from organisations within the community and voluntary sector (CVS) to deliver a project to advance mental health equalities (AMHE) and support better mental health outcomes for underrepresented groups in the local area. The project, programme or activity should be able to demonstrate how it is helping to improve access, outcomes, experience, data collection or raise awareness of mental health services in the community.
We are running a virtual event on MS Teams for prospective applicants from the community voluntary sector to discuss the grant programme, application process, priority groups in local areas and any thoughts on projects, programmes, and activities. More detailed information about the grant programme and application process will be shared following the event.
Grant Budget: Up to £8,000.00
Application Deadline: 30th November, 2021
5. Children and Young People Mental Health Grant click on link below
6. Ulverscroft Foundation
The Ulverscroft Foundation supports projects which will have a positive effect on the quality of life of visually impaired people (blind and partially sighted). Applicants need not necessarily be a charity: they can be a CIC or social group.
Deadline: 15 December