Comic Relief – Ahead of the Game, Sport and Mental Health

1st May 2019

Grants of £150,000 – £450,000 over three to five years are available for new or existing work in the UK, Ghana, Uganda or Rwanda that combines sports based approaches with quality mental health support to reduce distress and/or improve mental wellbeing.

  • In the UK the focus is on supporting organisations to use sports-based approaches to support people who are already experiencing mental health problems, whether these are self-determined or diagnosed.
  • In Ghana, Uganda and Rwanda, the funding will support the following:
    • Organisations to deliver sports based approaches in communities where they can demonstrate people are at high risk of developing mental health problems.
    • Organisations to deliver sports based approaches who are working with those already experiencing mental health problems.

The deadline for first-stage applications is 31 May 2019 (12 noon).

Full details here

Source: SYFAB