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Funding available to improve local health and well being

24th October 2018

- Please note that this funding opportunity has now closed. For further information please call the friendly grants team on 01245 356018 -

Grants of up to £5,000 are available to support charitable projects that help to improve the health and well being of people living in Essex, Southend and Thurrock. 

Provide delivers a wide range of community health services across Essex and in Cambridgeshire (including Peterborough), Suffolk and Norfolk as well as the London borough of Waltham Forest.

This Fund was set up with ECF in 2012 and awards grants annually to support the many voluntary and community organisations whose work complements their own.

Your application must demonstrate one of the following areas of work:

  • 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
  • To maximise use of technology which will improve the way your service users access your services

How to apply:

We encourage you to read the criteria in advance of submitting an application. To access this, click here.

If you have any questions, please call the ECF grants team on 01245 356018. We are happy to help.