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Organisations and groups that support and help people manage their mental health and wellbeing are being invited to pitch for a share of  £300,000 community funding.

Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (LPFT) and Lincolnshire County Council have  announced the latest round of their Mental Health Promotion Fund.

The fund aims to help adults who have experienced mental health problems to participate in a wide range of activities that will help them to recover and maintain as good a quality of life as possible.  

It also allows local people of all ages to play an active role in promoting good mental health for themselves and others and this year includes funding to support dementia groups whose aim is improve the mental health of those living with dementia.



Projects that are successful in their bids will join LPFT’s innovative Managed Care Network, a collection of community groups which offer support and various activities to help keep people living well in the community.

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Thursday 8 June 2017.

See below for more details about the Mental Health Promotion Fund and how to apply, or contact:

Community Partnerships Team

Tel: 01529 222 223

Email at mcnapplication@lpft.nhs.uk  

How to apply for investment

The following application pack includes all the information and forms you require to apply. This pack contains: 

In addition we have provided a number of template policy and procedure documents and checklists that will support you in your application.

Help available

We understand that some people might need some help to make an application for an investment.

Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is not able to provide you with advice and support in making your application but we have arranged a number of things to encourage you to apply, and to make it more likely that you will be successful in making an application. 

First, read the guidance document (above) very carefully.  We have tried to explain as best we can what we want to achieve and how we think groups and organisations can help us to do that.  Then, if you would like more help you can do any of the following things:

For independent support or advice you can contact: 

Janet Clark at Community Lincs 
Tel: 01529 301962 on Wednesday 18th May (9am to 5pm only).
Email: janet.clark@communitylincs.com

You can also send your application or ideas to Janet  if you would like her to read through them and offer guidance on the suitability of your proposal and/or amendments that could be made to improve your application. Janet will respond to enquiries on Wednesday 18th May.

Lincolnshire Community and Voluntary Services
To speak to an advisor/someone who can help with your application please go to the website of Lincolnshire CVS www.lincolnshirecvs.org.uk and find your local office.

Email: Enquiry@Lincolnshirecvs.org.uk
The number at the head office (Boston) is 01205 36 55 80

Signposting

Some organisations have lots of experience in making bids for money and are happy to help others learn from their experience. If you would like someone to support you in making an application please contact the Community Partnerships Team on 01529 222223 and we will try to arrange this for you.