Southampton Healthy Living Funding Launches

Two new Funding programme opportunities now available for Southampton community and voluntary groups, charitable organisations, social enterprises, businesses and individual (who can demonstrate social values) to apply.

Southampton Healthy Living (SHL) is the new health behaviour change service for Southampton, focusing on smoking cessation, weight loss, increasing physical activity and reducing alcohol intake.  It is delivered in partnership between Social Care in Action (SCA), Solent NHS Trust and SVS.  Southampton Healthy Living is applying an exciting new model to the delivery of health behaviour change services, by enabling delivery by local non-profit organisations, supported by a small grants scheme and contractual agreements to deliver on the contract KPIs.

Southampton Healthy Living Small Grants Community Funding Programme

There is a total of £10,000 available for small groups/individuals to apply for. The maximum awarded is £250.If you/your group/organisation requires more funding than this, please contact SVS  directly or look to apply for the larger funding stream available on our website.

Please see below or an application form, guidance notes etc:

Small Grant (Up to £250)

You/Your organisation will need to meet the eligibility criteria and expected to use the grant in an innovative and creative way to help residents of Southampton to get fitter, more active and to lead healthier lives.  We recognize that a small grant might help big ideas get off the ground, so please use the expression of interest form to tell us your ideas.  Southampton Healthy Living has key areas to focus on such as weight management, physical activity, and alcohol reduction and stop smoking.

Deadline for application is 23rd June 2017 at 5pm

This small grant will be running throughout the year until the money has been allocated. So if you miss this deadline please get in touch to discuss and submit your idea/ proposal.

Community Funding Programme

Community Funding Programme has a total of £90,000 available. We are looking to contract with a number of organisations for various amounts of funding.  For instance you could apply for between £5,000 – £45,000 dependent on how many people you work with, number of key geographical areas and priority groups.

In order to apply for funding you need to have a proven track record of delivering services and activities in the following work streams. Healthy weights, increasing physical activity, smoking cessation, alcohol management.

Please see below or an application form, guidance notes etc:

Large Grant (£1000 upwards)

Deadline for submission of applications is 23rd June 2017 at 5pm

It is essential that you read the Application Guidance which can be found on the Southampton Voluntary Services Website in full before completing this form. If you experience difficulties in completing this form, please contact Auran Sood:, Tel: 032 8021 6013

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