Broadland Meridian Mental Health & Wellbeing Fund

*Open for applications now*

Open for applications. Closing date 5pm on 24 August 2018. Decisions will be made in October 2018.

The Broadland Meridian Mental Health & Wellbeing Fund aims to support community groups and charities across Norfolk working in the arena of mental health under the following themes: 

  • Helping older and vulnerable people live independently for longer
  • Care and support for people recovering from trauma and abuse
  • Support and respite for carers
  • Recovery, rehabilitation and moving forward positively
  • Growing healthy young minds

Grants of up to £5,000 are available.


  • Projects that can demonstrate how they will make a measurable difference to alleviating mental health and wellbeing issues for those most at risk.
  • Preference is given to projects involving tenants of, or working in areas where Broadland Housing operates.

Who can apply
Charitable, community and voluntary groups based or clearly operating in Norfolk can apply. This includes Churches/ PCCs and Parish Councils where the project is clearly community focused and inclusive.

Please refer to our FAQs for specific guidance on the types of organisation/ project that are eligible to apply. Please note the specific guidance in the FAQs for Social Enterprises/ CICs.

Schools are not eligible to apply.

When to apply
Open for applications. Closing date 5pm on 24 August 2018. Decisions will be made in October 2018.

How to apply
Norfolk Community Foundation has launched a new way to apply online, which enables applicants to complete more of the process entirely online if they wish.  If you have any problems at all using the new system please contact the Grants Team for support. 

If you are using an old version of eg. Internet Explorer you may find it helpful to download a copy of Google Chrome to ensure you have the best experience – this browser is free to download here  

Independent reference: Please note: we no longer require applicants to provide an independent reference with every application. Instead you will be asked to provide contact details for a referee within the online application form and we will contact the referee where we feel this will be helpful. Please see our FAQs for guidance on choosing an independent referee.

Making an online application:

Step 1 – Complete the online application form by clicking on the link below.  The new form enables you to upload various pieces of supporting information to complete your application. You can still send some or all of your supporting information separately by email or by post if you wish.

Step 2 – Ensure that Norfolk Community Foundation receives your online form, and all supporting information, by the deadline date.

Click here to begin an online application

For Fund enquiries please contact the Grants Team, by email or tel 01603 623958

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