The Communities Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund for Adults (the Fund) was established in October 2021 and to date has distributed around £36 million to community initiatives supporting mental health and wellbeing across Scotland.
Funding for a third year of funding (£15 million) was announced in April 2023.
The Fund has a strong focus on prevention and early intervention, and aims to support grass roots community groups in tackling mental health inequalities and challenges such as social isolation and loneliness, suicide prevention, poverty and inequality. Year 3 will see a continued focus on responding to the cost-of-living crisis.
This Scottish Government fund is delivered and managed by Third Sector Interfaces (TSIs) in partnership with a range of public bodies such as integrated health and care authorities, Community Planning Partnerships and local mental health leads.
TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THE FUND IN YOUR AREA, CONTACT YOUR LOCAL TSI.
Read more about the fund:
The Scottish Government’s Mental Health and Wellbeing page can be accessed here
All local application processes for 2023/24 funding will be live by 29 September 2023.
Third-sector organisations will be able to apply to access the funding via their local Third Sector Interface (TSI). You can find out about local application processes by contacting TSIs directly. FIND YOUR LOCAL TSI HERE
Prospective applicants are advised that applications will be made via their local TSI and NOT via the TSI Scotland Network.