Healthy Offaly announces Round 2 of the Community Mental Health Fund Small Grants Scheme 2020

 02 Oct 2020

Healthy Offaly has announced details of Round 2 of its Community Mental Health Fund Small Grants Scheme

The scheme aims to support local Community, Voluntary and Sporting organisations to deliver small scale projects supporting mental health within their Communities.

The current fund available under the small grants scheme will be €12,500. It is anticipated that six grants averaging €2,000 each will be allocated (subject to a sufficient number of quality applications being received).

Applications will be accepted from Community, Voluntary and Sporting organisations based in Offaly. Applicants must be members of the Offaly Public Participation Network; or undertake to join the Offaly Public Participation Network if their application is successful. Indicative eligible actions for funding include: - 

  • Wellbeing Activities 
  • Actions supporting the implementation of ‘Connecting for Life’* 
  • Mental Health training through partnerships / collaboration (e.g. first aid for your mental health)
  • Social Prescribing  
  • Educational Initiatives (e.g. Fearless)
  • Family Support projects
  • Infant and Children’s Mental Health initiatives 
  • Social Farming programmes

Applications should be made electronically; and should be submitted by email to be received no later than 12 noon on Wednesday, 28th October 2020. Please read the criteria and guidelines for the grant scheme carefully before making an application

Application forms can be requested from Healthy Offaly on 057 93 57462 or by email. Alternatively, application forms can be downloaded from the Healthy Offaly pages here or below

It is a condition of the grant scheme that any promotion / publicity related to the activity approved for funding should positively acknowledge the support received from Healthy Offaly and Healthy Ireland.


Additional notes: -
Healthy Offaly is a sub committee of the Offaly Local Community Development Committee. It is funded by the Healthy Ireland fund and hosted by the Community and Culture section of Offaly County Council. The Healthy Ireland Fund is supported by the Department of Health, and the Department of Children and Youth Affairs

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