Better Mental Health programme

Is your organisation a not-for-profit group working with people who have complex mental health needs in Hackney and/or the City of London? Funding is available for projects that will create lasting change.

Funding will be awarded for work to achieve the following outcomes:

  • Make a significant difference to the mental health and wellbeing of residents with complex mental health needs
  • Reduce inequality in access to mental health services

For full details and eligibility criteria, please download the programme guidance. 

A plain text version of the application form that is compatible with screen readers is available on request.

The deadline for applications is 11am, 26 July 2022

Support with your application

There will be four “how to apply” workshops. These workshops offer you the chance to hear a bit more about the funding as well as how to complete the application form.

To book a place, please use the links below:

In addition, one to one support is available via the Hackney CVS Organisational Development team to help you with your application. You can contact them to discuss your project idea and how to start your application or if you have a draft application they can provide feedback. Book a one to one appointment.

If you have any questions about this funding round, please contact Sarah Watson on 07494 800727 or

Clarification on eligibility:

In the case of partnership applications, all partners must have a turnover of under £300,000 and be formally constituted, not for profit organisations. A previous version of the guidance did not specify the turnover limit for delivery partners.