In March, the Department of Health and Social Care announced a £5 million pot to help mental health charities support people during the Coronavirus pandemic. The fund is administered by Mind and is open for applications as of April 16th.
Grants of £20,000 or £50,000 are available for projects lasting up to 12 months with details of grants for smaller organisations being available from Monday 20th April. The application process is a fast track assessment with applications being assessed every few weeks. Grants will be administered until funds run out.
Information about the application process can be found on their website, applications need to be submitted via Flexigrant which charities can register with through their website. Applicants are invited to apply any time and applications should take no longer than an hour to complete.