THE LIVEWELL FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES NEW GRANT FUNDING FOR PLYMOUTH AND THE SURROUNDING AREAS
The Livewell Foundation, grant giving foundation arm of Livewell Southwest, has today announced £100,000 of funding available for the voluntary sector in the Plymouth and surrounding areas.
The Livewell Foundation is the charitable arm of Livewell Southwest CIC and distributes charitable funds to support services run by the social enterprise including the Mount Gould Local Care Centre, Plym Neuro Rehab Unit, Tavistock Hospital and mental health services in Plymouth.
The Foundation also enables Livewell Southwest to fulfil its community interest status by distributing funds to fantastic causes and initiatives across Plymouth and South West Devon.
This year, Livewell Southwest gifted a significant donation of £100,000 to the Livewell Foundation, which is now inviting charities, groups and third sector projects to bid for a share of the money.
Applications must be linked to meeting at least one of Livewell Foundation’s aims of: improving health and wellbeing, reducing mental and physical ill health and/ or reducing social isolation.
Organisations or projects applying for funding must also be operating from within the following post code areas: PL1-PL10 inclusive, PL16 and PL19-21 inclusive, TQ7, TQ8 or TQ10.
Applications can be for up to £10,000 with funds awarded across two tranches. The first closing date is 20 November 2020, with funds expected to be awarded by 23 December 2020. The second closing date is 31 January 2021 with funds expected to be awarded by 1 March 2021. Applications must be submitted by 5pm on each respective closing date.
Craig Hampton-Stone, Chairman of the Livewell Foundation, said: “We are extremely grateful to Livewell Southwest for this fantastic donation and look forward to being able to offer a number of financial awards to hard working voluntary organisations in and around the Plymouth area over the coming months. As a Foundation, we are passionate about enabling people to live happier and healthier lives through improving health and wellbeing, preventing ill health or reducing social isolation and so we look forward to receiving applications from organisations working in line with these aims.”
For more information on how to apply, a copy of the Foundation’s grant giving guidance and online application form, please visit www.livewellfoundation.org.uk or email firstname.lastname@example.org