Community Mental Health Fund - Small Grants Initiative

Limerick Local Community Development Committee (LCDC) has a Community Mental Health Fund of €30,000 for a small grants scheme. The funding is for 6 - 15 local community, voluntary and sporting organisations to deliver actions or projects which are in line with the Mental Health theme of Healthy Ireland (€2,000 - €5000 per action)

Community Mental Health Fund

Priority will be given to suitable projects that include the promotion of positive mental health of children/ young people or men.

Indicative Actions: Mental health training through partnerships/ collaboration; living well with a chronic condition; social farming; social prescribing; creative arts programmes; play programmes; actions supporting the Mid-West Connecting for Life plan; infant and children’s mental health initiatives; family support projects; support for trauma-informed practice.

Objectives of the Small Grant Scheme

  1. Support actions to improve mental health and wellbeing of vulnerable groups, in particular children/ young people and men
  2. Tackle loneliness and isolation
  3. Actions that promote collaboration and partnership with formal mental health and suicide prevention services
  4. Implementation of actions in community settings

Who Can Apply?

Community, voluntary and sporting groups/ organisations in Limerick.

How To Apply

The Community Mental Health Fund Small Grants Initiative application form is available to download here.

Closing date for applications is 3pm Monday 20th April 2020.

Please post completed form to:

Healthy Limerick Coordinator
Community Development Directorate
Limerick City and County Council
Merchant’s Quay

For more information contact the Healthy Limerick Co-ordinator.
Phone: +353 61 557372/ 087 9915873

This service is provided by

Urban and Rural Community Development Department

Phone +353 61 556000
Limerick City and County Council, Merchant's Quay, Limerick V94 EH90