Funding for charitable, benevolent and philanthropic organisations from across England to continue, adapt or expand existing activity that reaches groups at higher risk of loneliness, especially those most affected by the pandemic.
The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) is providing grants of between £15,000 and £50,000 for communications and engagement activity that will help reduce feelings of stigma and encourage people to help themselves and others. The new fund supports the Government’s loneliness objectives.
Charitable, benevolent and philanthropic organisations in England can apply as long as they have a proven track record of engaging with one or more of the following target groups:
The funding can be used for:
All funded activities must take place in England by 31 March 2022.
The value of the grant requested must not represent more than 50% of the applicant’s annual income.
The deadline for applications is 13 October 2021 (noon).