Funding for mid-life mental health crisis
- 06 Aug
The Bupa UK Foundations has revealed a £1m funding pot available for supporting mid-life mental health focused projects.
The funding programme aims to provide grants to individuals and organisations that are focused on the areas of prevention, early intervention and integration of mid-life mental health, reports Civil Society.
The foundation hopes to make around 20 grants to projects ranging from £50k for large projects and £10k for small projects.
The foundation will be looking to fund projects that will be delivered over 12 to 18 months’ time after funding is agreed between October and December.
Dr Paula Franklin, medical director of Bupa UK, said: “We’re pleased to announce mid-life mental health as the theme of the Bupa UK Foundation’s first funding programme. Mental health is critical issue that can affect anyone, and mid-life in particular can be a period of increased pressure and responsibility. We want to support projects and initiatives seeking to improve mental health and make a direct impact on people’s health and wellbeing”.
You can apply for a grant on their website.
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