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Mental Health funding support bids welcome for VCS organisations

 

Voluntary and community sector (VCS) mental health organisations have a vital role working in the community providing support to anyone who has a mental health need.

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, demand for mental health services is increasing.

To help VCS organisations based in England continue to provide mental health services – or provide additional support – organisations can apply for a Coronavirus Mental Health Response Fund (CMHRF) grant. £5m support from government (the Department of Health and Social Care)has been made available, grants of £20,000 or £50,000 are available for projects lasting up to 12 months

Application Process:

  • Applicants are invited to apply at any time.
  • It’s a fast track assessment process so applications will be assessed every two weeks and applicants will be informed of the outcome within a month of applying.
  • Applications should take no longer than 30 minutes to complete.
  • The fund will remain open for mental health voluntary sector organisations for as long as funds remain.

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