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.
- Your activity should be focused on working with at risk groups with new needs which are not currently being met by existing services
- 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.
- 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.
You should complete the online application form and return it along with any requested supporting documents before noon on Friday 22nd May 2020.
You can download a template application form to help you prepare your application. We strongly encourage you to draft your application in this form first, but you must use the online form to complete your application. You will receive an acknowledgement that your application has been received and will hear back from us no later than June 5th 2020. to find out more go to https://scvo.org.uk/support/coronavirus/funding/scottish-government/wellbeing-fund/guidance-for-applicants