Grants for new or existing work the UK, Ghana, Uganda or Rwanda that combines sports based approaches with quality mental health support to reduce distress and/or improve mental wellbeing.
DEADLINE 31 May 2019 (12 noon) so hurry!
Maximum value: £ 450,000
The fund will support work in the United Kingdom, Ghana, Uganda and Rwanda.
Comic Relief launched the new Ahead of the Game, Sport and Mental Health funding call to support projects that work with the most marginalised people, in the most disadvantaged communities in the UK, Ghana, Uganda, and Rwanda.
The funding has two aims:
The fund will support work:
The proposed project must use sport as a tool for social change. Comic Relief’s Sport for Change strategy aims to bring about positive social change for individuals and communities through the intentional use of sport and physical activity.
Grants of between £150,000 and £450,000 are available for a minimum of three years and a maximum of five years.
The requested amount must be proportionate to the annual income of the organisation, and this will be looked at as part of the assessment process. Comic Relief aim to fund no more than 40% of the applicant organisation’s total income in any one year.
Capital costs must make up less than 25% of the funding amount being requested.
Comic Relief will cover the full cost of delivering a service or project.
There is a two-stage application process.
The deadline for first-stage applications is 31 May 2019 (12 noon).
Members wishing to apply will need to register on the Comic Relief Websit