groups invited to apply for Health Fund grant cash
in the Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge area are being encouraged to
submit applications for cash for local health projects.
District Council is inviting applications to its Community Health
Fund, which has cash available for health-focussed projects across
groups, registered charities, leisure centres, housing providers,
activity clubs, children's centres and workplaces amongst others
are all being encouraged to come up with their own project ideas
based on local health and wellbeing needs and then bid for up to
£1,000 to support their project.
could be used to support a whole raft of projects for example new
activity classes, clubs which support weight loss or reducing social
isolation, teaching how to prepare healthy meals on a budget or
general cookery skills. Whilst match-funding is not strictly required
projects that have some percentage of match funding in place will
must be focussed around one or more of the following themes and
must be sustainable and measureable: Physical Activity (increasing
opportunities for, and levels of, physical activity within Sedgemoor
communities); Healthy Eating (promotion of food growing, healthy
eating, cooking skills, access to healthy foods); Weight Management
(reducing levels of overweight/obesity within Sedgemoor communities);
Promoting emotional and physical wellbeing (through projects which
address loneliness and isolation by engaging new people).
closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday 1st December 2017.
For more details visit www.sedgemoor.gov.uk/healthyliving
or to download the application form.
you would like to discuss your project idea before applying please
contact Jacqui Strong Health and Wellbeing Project Officer via email
firstname.lastname@example.org or contact 01278 435328.