A £10m Grant Fund to support suicide prevention activities delivered in England by non-profit organisations. The funding period is from financial year 2023 to 2024 to the end of the financial year 2024 to 2025.
The strategic objectives of the Fund are:
- To support non-profit organisations to configure their suicide prevention services and activities to better meet the increased demand seen in recent years.
- To support a range of diverse and innovative activity that can prevent suicides, both at a national and community level.
Applications must be made online via the Find a Grant portal Suicide Prevention Grant Fund 2023-2025 – GOV-UK Find a grant (find-government-grants.service.gov.uk) unless exceptional circumstances apply.
Guidance can be found using the link above, providing further details of the objectives of the fund, the eligibility criteria, and details on the application process itself.
DHSC will also be holding Meet the Funder webinars for potential applicants to answer any questions. To sign up, please contact the team at [email protected]
Applications from VCSE organisations in North Tyneside are encouraged.
The following information may be useful for any local organisations who want to apply around local statistics and data:
- Suicide Prevention in North Tyneside (caveat that some of the data is slightly out of date)
- Suicide Prevention Profile – OHID (phe.org.uk) The latest data shows that North Tyneside’s suicide rate is 11 per 100,000 population, which is a similar rate to the England rate 10.4 per 100,000.
Deadline: 1 October