Grants and contracts
The following grants are available:
Community connections and self-care
Community connections and self-care
Four locality based grants to deliver a network of activities linking communities with each other and with statutory and private sector opportunities in the locality to strengthen communities, increase health and wellbeing, increase activity and independence and reduce isolation.
Information and advice
Information, Advice and Customer Representation
A single grant to contribute towards the costs of a specialist, generalist and children's specific information and advice, and customer representation service.
These services will provide peer support, therapeutic interventions, and opportunities to enjoy life and leisure, as well as opportunities to contribute to society.
Talking treatments for people with common mental health needs
A single grant to provide talking treatments for people with common mental health needs.
Talking treatments for people with more complex needs who do not need or meet criteria for ‘secondary’ mental health services
A single grant to provide talking treatments for people with more complex needs who do not need or meet criteria for ‘secondary’ mental health services.
Please note: The commissioning for mental health in the community services will be open for tenders in September. This will be in two lots:
- Community support to stay well for the whole Ealing population.
- Community support for people with serious and long-term mental health needs, to take part in and contribute to their communities (whether communities are geographical, neighbourhood, special interest, BAME groups, LGBT+) and to find or retain employment, leisure, education, housing and social life.
Consortia and/or partnership bids across both lots will be welcome.
Short breaks/ Respite care
Carers’ short breaks
A single grant to contribute toward the costs of providing a break for family carers of adults over 50.
Short breaks for children and young people with disabilities
A single grant for the provision of short break activities/ programmes in the community for children and young people with disabilities.
A single grant to fund and support a dedicated young carers support project for young carers across the borough.
Black and minority ethnic (BME) specialist independent domestic violence advocacy service
A single grant to provide a BME specialist independentdDomestic violence advocacy service with the emphasis on the needs of BME clients.
Generalist independent domestic violence advocacy service
A single grant to provide a general independent domestic violence advocacy service based on comprehensive risk and needs assessment to all victims including male victims.
Therapeutic support for children
A single grant to provide support to children, young people and their parents affected by the impact of domestic violence.
Support for volunteering and social action
A single grant to contribute to the costs of supporting the strategic development of volunteering and social action with the council and local organisations in Ealing.
Voluntary and community service (VCS) development and capacity building
A single grant to contribute to the costs of providing a VCS development service for all voluntary and community groups working in Ealing.
Representative voice of the sector
This grant is a separate award specifically to Ealing Community Network so is not open to other applicants.
The small grants programme will be launched in April 2019. Further details will be available nearer the time.