VCSE health and wellbeing fund 2019 to 2020: how to apply

Voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations can apply for funding to run projects focused on improving children and young people’s mental health.


Health and wellbeing fund 2019 to 2020: application form

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Applications are invited from existing schemes to trial a new approach to helping children and young people with their mental health. The deadline for applications is midday on Friday 15 February 2019.

Projects should:

  • adopt community and person-centred approaches to improving the mental health of children and young people aged 0 to 25 years
  • particularly support children and young people through life-changing events
  • have strong local connections already in place
  • be delivered by the VCSE sector
  • be co-produced with service users and stakeholders

Through this programme, the Department of Health and Social Care, NHS England and Public Health England are working with VCSE organisations to promote equality, address health inequalities and support the wellbeing of people, families and communities.

Published 19 November 2018
Last updated 21 December 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added 'VCSE health and wellbeing fund 2019 to 2020: clarifications from 'meet the funder' webinars'. This provides additional information about the fund, based on questions raised in the 'meet the funder' webinar series.

  2. Uploaded new version of information pack. Annex 2 in the information pack has been amended to remove an incorrect reference to sections 149 to 156 of the Health and Social Care Act 2008.

  3. First published.