NHS Blood and Transplant - Community Investment Scheme

Aims/priorities: The funding is for community and faith/beliefs organisations to drive awareness, understanding and behaviour change. Trusted local organisations can be effective at achieving these goals due to their specialist knowledge, understanding and footprint in the community.This year, the scheme is seeking applications across the following areas of activity:

  • Projects engaging Black, Asian, mixed heritage and minority ethnic communities in deceased organ donation (Total funding pot of £250,000).
  • Projects engaging Black African and/or Black Caribbean communities in blood donation (Total funding pot of £150,000).
  • Projects covering a combination of blood donation and deceased organ donation (funded using a combination of the above funding pots).
  • Community Engagement Leads initiative: focused on stem cell donation, in partnership with Anthony Nolan. Funding strategic location-based partners to lead on engaging local networks in the Pakistani community (Total funding pot of £40,000).

Who can apply? Registered charities, limited companies, charitable incorporated organisations, community interest companies, unincorporated groups and registered societies may apply.

Organisations applying for the larger grants (over £10,000) must have previous experience of working with either a governmental department (ministerial or non-ministerial) or a public body. Applicants must be able to show the impact achieved through these partnerships

Grant amount: The following funding bands are available and will depend on the focus of the project and the organisation's experience.

  • Grants of up to £2,499.
  • Grants of between £2,500 and £10,000.
  • Grants of between £10,001 and £20,000.
  • Grants of £20,000 set amount.

Application process: application information can be found here

Deadline: Sunday 9 January 2022

Contact Information:
NHS Blood and Transplant
Email: community.funding@nhsbt.nhs.uk

Website addresshttps://www.nhsbt.nhs.uk/how-you-can-help/get-involved/community-investm...

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Constituted Group
Registered Charity
Unconstituted Group
Funding Theme: 
Health and Wellbeing
Communities Experiencing Racial Inequalities
Unpublish Date: 
Sunday, 9 January, 2022