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Communities Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund – second year of funding announced

On Saturday 7th May the Minister for Mental Wellbeing and Social Care, Kevin Stewart MSP, announced that the Communities Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund has been awarded a further £15 million to support mental health and wellbeing in communities across Scotland.

TSI Scotland Network is delighted that the fund will continue being delivered and managed by Third Sector Interfaces (TSIs) in partnership with local integrated health authorities and other partners including Community Planning Partnerships and local authority mental health leads.

Over the past year, the fund has supported nearly 2,000 community projects including sport, outdoor initiatives, arts and crafts and nature, and covering groups such as older people, those with long-term health conditions or disabilities, people living in rural areas and the LGBT community.

More information about this fund will be made available in due course, with TSIs publishing details of eligibility criteria and the application process on their own respective channels. Prospective applicants are advised that applications will be made via their local TSI.

To find your local TSI, please visit our directory.

Details of the application processes in each area will be published here when available.

Read the full announcement from Scottish Government here.