The Small Grant Scheme to Promote Health and Wellbeing is funded by Powys Local Health Board. The scheme is administered by Powys Association of Voluntary Organisations on behalf of the funders.
The aim of the Small Grant Scheme to Promote Health and Wellbeing is to encourage community groups and communities of interest to undertake activities that support the strategic priorities of the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014in relation to: Well-being https://www.legislation.gov.uk/anaw/2014/4/section/2
Examples of possible activities:
The Small Grant Scheme to Promote Health and Wellbeing will provide funds to enable voluntary sector groups, communities and communities of interest to buy equipment and / or to set up / extend or sustain small scale innovative activities that address the specific objectives in relation to health and well-being as identified above.
Awards of £200 up to £1,500 are available for organisations that meet the eligibility and grant criteria.
Organisations applying for the grant must:
*If your organisation is not currently a member of PAVO, but feel that you are eligible to apply, please follow the link: http://www.pavo.org.uk/about-pavo/join-pavo.html
or contact the PAVO office on 01597 822191 to receive a membership form.
All organisations applying will be offered the support of a PAVO Development Officer to support them with their application.
Funding will be available for two strands of activity. Organisations may submit separate applications for both priorities but should identify the primary priority (prevention / health promotion or promoting and maintaining independence) on each application form.
Prevention / Health Promotion
Funding is available for activities that address one or more of the following objectives:
1.1 Improve access to leisure and recreation for older people
1.2 Work in partnership with other agencies and communities to increase the options for physical activity in the community
1.3 Promote healthy lifestyles for all ages through activities to address one or more of the following:
Promoting and Maintaining Independence
Funding is available for activities that address one or more of the following objectives under promoting and maintaining independence:
2.1 Activities to support for carers
2.2 Informal support in communities for people with lower level care needs such as befriending, good neighbour schemes, prescription collection
Examples of how the funds might be used:
Priority will be given to applications that meet the above criteria and that demonstrate the following attributes:
To receive a copy of the application form please email: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 01597 822191