New Winter Resilience Fund offers up to £25K in support
The CCGs in Northumberland, Newcastle-Gateshead and North Tyneside have all requested they are not part of the ICS contract relating to distributing winter resilience grant funding to the VCSE sector entered into last week. These CCG are requesting the monies to do as they had planned. Any groups that may have been thinking of applying to contact their local CCG instead - visit Northumberland CCG website.
The NHS Integrated Care System (ICS) for the North East and North Cumbria's new Winter Resilience Fund exists to provide financial support for voluntary organisations and community groups that are providing health and wellbeing support and have struggled financially during
Grants of up to £25,000, provided through the ICS mental health programme, will be considered (in exceptional circumstances a higher amount might be considered) to be fully spent by March 31st next year, helping organisations that have had limited access to funding, lost funding or had an increase in workload due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Priority will be given to locally-based community organisations that support the health and wellbeing, including mental health, of local people throughout the North East of England.
The closing date for applications is December 11th. Please read the grant guidelines carefully before applying. Apply at ukcf.secure.force.com/forms/northeastics2021.
Barmoor Wind Farm - Videoconferencing
Eligible organisations can apply for a grant of £250 towards the costs of setting up online videoconferencing services.
Your application must explain how a grant will help you to engage with your local community and beneficiaries while Covid-19 restrictions are in place.
Your budget must include videoconferencing subscription fees but can also include internet access costs.
Applicants must demonstrate that:
- they are based within a 10km radius of the Barmoor Wind Farm.
- their work is run by local people for local people.
- they involve users on their management committee.
- they engage as many people as possible, ensuring that users have a say in how the project is run.
- the work meets identified local needs or issues.
This is a rolling grants programme, open until all allocated funds are spent.
For further details and to apply, visit the Community Foundation's website.