Funding available to tackle isolation and improve mental health


FUNDING of up to £500 is available for projects helping to improve health and wellbeing, improve physical activity to reduce obesity and reduce suicide.
Thanks to funding made available through North East Essex Health and Wellbeing Alliance, Community Voluntary Services (CVST) is offering organisations the funding as part of the Realising Ambitions project.
Grants of up to £500 are on offer for projects or activities which help reduce the burden of deprivation, improve mental health, reduce suicide, improve health and wellbeing by reducing isolation and loneliness, and increase physical activity to reduce obesity.
Yvette Wetton, strategic partnerships manager at CVST, said: “Realising Ambitions is a funding stream open to organisations and community groups who have an idea about how they can do their bit to tackle some really important health and social issues in the district.
“The application process is quick and simple, if you want to chat through your idea before completing, please feel free to contact us.
“The fund is open to new projects as well as existing ones.”
For further information or application form email or visit

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