The Health and Wellbeing Funds for All replaces the former Day Opportunities Fund and offers a broader criteria linked to the Scotland’s Public Health Priorities.
Funding is available through the Safe and Healthy Action Partnership (SHAP) for two Local Funds, namely :
1. The Health and Wellbeing Fund for All that will be used to support the development of regular, new or additional groups/activities for people within Annandale and Eskdale where a gap has been identified. The principle aim of this fund is to enable communities/groups to support the health and wellbeing priorities. In addition it aims to reduce social isolation and promote independence.
2. Sport Grants Funding – is awarded towards sports equipment, training for coaches and volunteers, travel and competition expenses, clothing/kit expenses, sports events and improving and extending facilities (Not for everyday running costs)
To ensure that funding is available to as many groups as possible, the upper limit is £500.
The criteria, application form and contact details can be found here: https://www.aandeshap.co.uk/sub-groups/health-and-wellbeing-funds-for-all