Highland Alcohol & Drugs Partnership – Local Improvement Fund

HADP wishes to invite funding applications to the Alcohol and Drugs – Local Improvement Fund. Please find attached a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s) information sheet and Application Form which includes Guidance Notes for applicants.

This one off fund aims to provide funding to partner organisations, including the Third Sector to support implementation of the Highland Alcohol and Drugs Strategy and the national strategy; Rights, Respect and Recovery. Its principle aim is to prevent and reduce alcohol and drug related harm. The funding is to provide opportunities to:

  • Test new approaches
  • Improve ways of working
  • Support recovery

Currently, the Local Improvement Fund will be open on this occasion only, with a maximum of 10 awards of up to £10,000 available. The Fund is open from 16th December with completed applications submitted by noon on 20th January 2020..Preference will be given to organisations that have not received previously funding via HADP. 

HADP can support organisation interested in applying by; discussing applications, providing guidance, suggesting potential sources of evidence and advising on evaluation. It is essential that all projects build in evaluation from the outset.  Contact Debbie Stewart, HADP Coordinator: deborah.stewart@nhs.net