New funding launched to support mental health and employment outcomes
Fife Voluntary Action is delighted to launch the new Delivering Differently (DD) Pilot Fund.
This fund aims to allow individuals and services to test and/or develop new and different ways of delivering services which will improve the journey towards employment for people with mental health issues.
Show engagement with people with lived experience of mental health problems in the design, development and delivery of bids.
Cover both mental health and employability – not just one or the other.
Identify the localities in which they intend to be operating. Priority areas are Cowdenbeath, Kirkcaldy or Levenmouth as these are the areas identified as having the largest correlation between unemployment and mental health issues. However projects addressing issues relating to rurality, or Fife-wide provision will also be considered.
Be completed by the end of February 2019.
Commit to work with the DD independent evaluation team, RCO Consulting, to develop the ‘theory of change’ for the project and an evidence-based approach to assessing the impact of their pilot.
Be submitted by a legally constituted organisation: public, private or third sector.
The total budget for the pilot fund is £130,000. Maximum bids will be £30,000. There is no minimum bid requirement.