Healthy Ireland Community Mental Health Small Grant Scheme 2020


Health Ireland

Healthy Ireland, A Framework for Improved Health and Wellbeing 2013 national framework for action to improve the health and wellbeing of Ireland over the coming generation. Now in its 3rd year, the 'Healthy Ireland Fund' aims to support innovative sectoral, evidence-based projects, programmes and initiatives that support key national policies in areas such as mental health, physical activity, nutrition and sexual health, tobacco and alcohol and development of spaces and places for health and wellbeing.

Kilkenny Local Community Development Committee (Kilkenny LCDC) are now seeking a limited number of submissions from community groups operating in Kilkenny that deliver evidence based mental health and well-being programmes and initiatives for a Small Grants Scheme. The scheme is aimed at delivering programmes and initiatives which are in line with the Mental Health Theme of Healthy Ireland under the Community Mental Health Fund. The Grant Scheme is available to not -for- profit local community groups, voluntary and sporting Organisations which promote positive mental health.
Please see attached Guidelines and Application form for further information. Below are some indicative examples:
- Actions supporting the implementation of 'Connecting for Life' at: https://www.gov.ie/en/publication/7dfe4c-connecting-for-life-irelands-national-strategy-to-reduce-suicide-201/?referrer=/blog/publications/connecting-for-life-irelands-national-strategy-to-reduce-suicide-2015-2020/
- Mental Health training through partnerships/collaboration
- Social prescribing
- Creative arts programmes
- Play programmes
- Educational initiatives
- Initiatives to improve living well with a chronic condition
- Family Support projects
- Infant and children's mental health initiatives
- Social farming programme

Healthy Ireland Small Grant Scheme 2020 Guidelines (PDF).pdf (size 336.4 KB)

Healthy Ireland Small Grant Scheme 2020 Application Form (Word).docx (size 113.9 KB)

 

Completed Applications should be returned by June 1st 2020 by email: Janette.boran@kilkennycoco.ie or by post to:

Janette Boran
Healthy Ireland Co-ordinator
John's Green House
John's Green
Kilkenny
R95 CX92

 

 


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