The Coronavirus Mental Health Response Fund is provided by the Department of Health and Social Care and was awarded for distribution to the Mental Health Consortia (MHC), a group of voluntary sector mental health organisations that is led by the Association of Mental Health Providers (AMHP). The mental health charity Mind is administering the Fund on behalf of the consortia.
The aim of the Fund is to enable increased availability of mental health support during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, delivered for people experiencing, or at risk of developing, mental health problems.
The funding is intended to:
Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis until the funding pot is allocated (which is anticipated to be within eight to ten weeks).
There are cut-off dates for applications to be considered at specific panel meetings. Applications submitted by: