Provide Foundation calls for grant applications

16th November 2020

We are inviting grant applications for up to £10,000 from the Provide Foundation.

Provide is an Essex based social enterprise owned by its staff members and delivers a broad range of community health services in the County. The Provide Foundation is managed by Essex Community Foundation (ECF), with the aim to improve and increase access to community health projects and services by supporting voluntary and community organisations working in Essex, Southend and Thurrock.

This year, the Provide Foundation would like to support organisations or projects that have a clear link to health and social care and meet one of the following objectives:
-continue to adapt well to help the community during the pandemic
-support those who are socially isolated, particularly those most vulnerable during the COVID-19 pandemic

Links to health and social care can include:
-to help keep people out of hospital
-to help people leave hospital more quickly
-to help people stay healthy in their community
-to improve health and wellbeing in the community

The grants of up to £10,000 are available for up to one year and can support core and operating costs, project costs or capital items. Provide are particularly interested in projects that improves digital and technology for people to access projects and services.

The decision making panel is also interested to understand if your project complements their own work or whether you have contact with Provide’s services. For example, if you receive referrals from their staff. Please do include this detail in your application. For more information about Provide and their services click here.

Please complete your application here by 5pm on Friday 8 January and submit it with your supporting documents. The Provide Foundation will award grants in early March.

If you have any queries or would like to discuss if your work is eligible in advance, please contact us. Our friendly grants team would be happy to help.