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‘MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLBEING’ ANNOUNCED AS THE THEME FOR MANX LOTTERY TRUST 2018/19 COMMUNITY AWARDS THEMATIC FUNDING

The Trustees of the Manx Lottery Trust, as delegated partner of Big Lottery Fund, are inviting applications from charities and organisations for Thematic Funding, for projects to improve mental health and wellbeing across the Island.

Funding is available for up to 36 months, from January 2019, for projects that: 

- Build and strengthen individual and community resilience

- Provide activities and services to support and improve mental health and wellbeing

The Trust has a total of £150,000 on offer, with grants available ranging from between £2,501 and £150,000 (Maximum £50,000 in any one year).

The Trustees want organisations to come forward with projects which enable them to work in partnership to improve the mental health and wellbeing of local people across the Island.

Applications should outline why a project is needed, its aims, its proposed activities and what it hopes to achieve.

For details of what Manx Lottery Trust wants its funding to achieve, please visit its website and refer to the guidance section for Community Awards available here

Sarah Kelly, Chairman of the Manx Lottery Trust, said: ‘The Trustees wish to increase the funding available for mental health and wellbeing projects in the hope that people are further enabled to look after themselves, stay healthy and independent and participate fully as active members of their community.’

Community Award application forms are available from www.mlt.org.im.

The Trustees kindly request that completed applications for consideration are received no later than Friday 4th January 2019.