Aims/priorities: With a generous donation from Bupa Foundation, The Association of Mental Health Providers is proud to administer the first targeted grant-making element within the Mental Health Sustainability Programme; to support organisations who have a helpline element to be positively impacted with regards their sustainability at this stage in England’s pandemic response.
Helpline provison - A service providing non-face-to-face advice, support and information via phone, email, text, SMS or online.
Expressed purpose - Is to support individuals suffering from mental health needs or illnesses as evidenced by and stated in organisation’s governing documents, as well as by a track record of previous mental health support provision.
Supporting those with health inequalities exacerbated by Covid-19 - Such as minoritised communities (Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic communities), LGBT+, children and young people, older people, new mothers, and those in contact with the criminal justice system etc.
Able to demonstrate - That this funding is required to support the sustainability of this organisation through the Covid-19 pandemic and beyond.
To understand more about this targeted round of funding, please read their About the Fund pack.
Who can apply? Small-medium sized (up to £250,000 turnover) mental health voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations who offer a helpline provision. Organisations must have an annual revenue of no more than £250,000 in last full year accounts.
Grant amount: Up to £5,000
Application process: They will be accepting applications via their online application form.
Deadline: Friday 3 December 2021.
Website address: amhp.org.uk