CRCC have a number of grants that can fund groups and organisations, as follows:

Carers Group Grant
Up to £1000 per application for a group of unpaid carers (min 4 people) to do an activity that gives carers a break from their caring role to boost their health and wellbeing. Activities might include spa days, golfing, a theatre trip, a garden visit, a meal out.

Next application deadlines: 27 September and 8 November

Mental Health Self-Help Group Grant
Up to £1250 per year available to people who wish to set up and run self-help initiatives for people who have experienced, or are experiencing, poor mental health or mental illness. Groups can apply for funding for running costs, e.g. meeting room hire, refreshments, group outings, etc.

Next application deadlines: 27 September and 8 November

Carers Wellbeing Grant
Up to £3000 per application for organisations to put on an activity or event for unpaid carers (min 12)  that gives them a break from caring and boosts their wellbeing. Activities/events might include card-making workshops, healthy eating cookery workshops, art courses.

Next application deadlines: 18 October and 24 January

Memory Cafe/ Dementia Support Group Grant
Up to £1000 per year to help pay for running costs, training, workshops or activities that help promote the health and wellbeing of people with dementia. New groups can apply for an additional £500 start-up fund too.

Next application deadlines: 20 September and 1 November

Together for Families VCSE Grant
The Together For Families VCSE Grant is aimed at Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) organisations to deliver innovative, flexible approaches to working holistically with Whole Families in order to improve outcomes for families with complex needs. The grant can fund projects for up to 12 months; it can also fund shorter pilot projects. Between £500 and £7000 is available per application.

Next application deadlines: 1 November and 31 January

For more information visit www.cornwallrcc.org.uk/grants/ or email grants@cornwallrcc.org.uk