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Coronavirus Mental Health Response Fund Wales

Thanks to £270,000 support from Comic Relief and the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), Mind launched the Coronavirus Mental Health Response Fund – Wales in response to the Coronavirus pandemic. Its purpose is to help mental health VCS organisations based in Wales continue to provide services - or provide additional support.

The Fund, which closed for applications in August, allowed organisations to apply for grants of up to £50,000 for projects lasting up to 31 March 2021, with £5,000 being the smallest grant available.

Organisations supported so far

Following an investment panel meeting (made up of representatives from DCMS, the mental health sector, other grant-makers and panel members with lived experience), we have awarded funding to 12 organisations. These are listed below.

  • ACE - Action in Caerau and Ely
  • Adferiad Recovery
  • Avant Cymru
  • Caerphilly Borough Mind
  • Hafal
  • Llanharan Community Development Project
  • Mid and North Powys Mind
  • Steps4Change
  • Swansea Carers Centre
  • The DPJ Foundation
  • Women Connect First
  • Ystradgynlais Mind

Click here for the list of organisations and their project descriptions.

Fund status

Currently the fund is closed for applications. Please do check back for any updates.

Further information

If you would like more information about the Coronavirus Mental Health Response Fund or have any questions relating to any of the projects awarded grants through the fund, please contact Mind's Investment Team.

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