Wellbeing Fund to help Voluntary Organisations support people affected by coronavirus

The Wellbeing Fund is now open for applications.

Fund aims

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

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.

Application process

Complete the online application form and return it along with any requested supporting documents before noon on Friday 22 May 2020.

More detail and full eligibility criteria is available on the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) website

Further information

For any additional support or any further questions before applying, please email wellbeingfund@scvo.org.uk.

 

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Scottish Government Families and Communities Fund opens for applications

CORRA Fund

The new Scottish Government Families and Communities Fund is now open for applications.

The fund will run from April 2020 to March 2023, with up to £16 million being available each year. The funding is targeted at registered Scottish charities (that are also a company limited by guarantee or a SCIO) which deliver work of national significance.

The full criteria for the fund along with guidance about the different aspects of it are available at Corra Foundation’s website

There will be four Families and Communities Fund information sessions:

  • Glasgow on Tuesday 18thJune at 1.30pm
  • Dundee on Monday 24thJune at 1.30pm
  • Edinburgh on Wednesday 26thJune at 1.30pm
  • Webinar on Thursday 27thJune at 2.00pm

Organisations that think they fit the fund criteria can book a place at one of these events using the link on Corra Foundation’s website.

Voluntary Action Angus (VAA) and our funding team may be able to support Angus bids. Contact Hayley Mearns from VAA if you are interested in getting together on this fund.

Third Sector Health Hub in Angus

If you are interested in finding out about local organisations who may be able to offer you support visit the Academy Medical Centre in Forfar to find out more.

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Third Sector Health Hub  events will take place on the second Thursday of the month for the next 3 months :

Dates:     9th May,    13th June,    11th July

Time:       10.30am –   12noon

Vanue: Academy Medical Centre, Academy Street, Forfar, DD8 2HA

To find out more information about local organisations please download the Information Leaflet