Community Mental Health Small Grants Scheme 2020
Healthy Ireland, A Framework for Improved Health and Wellbeing 2013 – 2025 is the 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, cross 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.
Applications are now invited for funding under this scheme:
· The Scheme offers small grants of up to a minimum of €2000 to a maximum of €5000
· Funding is for programme activity only under the Healthy Ireland theme of Mental Health
· Only one application is accepted from each Community/Voluntary Group
Who is eligible to apply?
· Locally based community and voluntary groups
· Not for Profit Organisations
· Eligible facilities will include community groups, youth clubs, sports/recreation clubs, family resource centres
Closing date for applications is 4pm on Thursday 30th January 2020
For full details and Application Forms click below:
Healthy Ireland is a Government-led initiative which aims to create a society where everyone can enjoy physical and mental health and where wellbeing is valued and supported at every level of society.
The Longford Healthy County Plan has been developed by the Local Community Development Committee and the Healthy Longford Steering Group. It reflects core concerns about current health and wellbeing in our county. The plan supports the implementation of Healthy Ireland, the national health and wellbeing framework, at the local level to improve the health and wellbeing of all in County Longford.
The vision of the Plan is to create a county where everyone can enjoy physical and mental health, where wellbeing is valued and supported at every level of society.
The Longford Healthy County Plan 2018-2022 was officially launched by Minister Catherine Byrne, Minister of State for Health Promotion and the National Drugs Strategy , on Wednesday 9th January 2019 in the Aras An Chontae.
The Longford Healthy County Plan 2018-2022 can be viewed at the following link LONGFORD-HEALTHY-COUNTY-PLAN.pdf (size 16.5 MB)
The launch of Longford Healthy County Plan 2018-2022