HealthRespect Grant Funding
HealthRespect which is part of the Health Lottery’s Active Communities programme has announced that the closing date for applications is the 12th April 2017.
HealthRespect provides grant funding of between £5,000 and £25,000 per year for projects designed and led by local people which target areas most affected by health inequalities in Newcastle upon Tyne, North and South Tyneside, Gateshead, Sunderland.
To be eligible to apply, organisations must be not for profit with an income of less than £350,000 per year. Projects will be small and local and could cover a few streets, a housing estate or a small village. They will last for between twelve months and two years and will make neighbourhoods better places to grow, live, work and age.
Previous projects supported include Pathways 4 All in Newcastle which received £9,933 to purchase accessible bicycles to provide families who have disabled children the chance to hire them and improve health and fitness together; and the Houghton and District Fitness and Youth Boxing Club which received £5,860 to support vulnerable children and young people at risk of participating in anti-social or risk-taking behaviour by giving them opportunities to take part in fitness and boxing sessions.