New funding for drugs support services

By 20th October 2022 Drugs Mission Funds, News

Corra Foundation, in partnership with the Scottish Government, is welcoming applications to two funding streams, open from 20 October to 1 December 2022. Forming part of the Scottish Government’s National Drugs Mission, the funds support a range of approaches, including improving access to Residential Rehabilitation and other treatment options; support for frontline community services; and support for children and families affected by drug use. Corra Foundation is administering the following four funds:   

  • Children and Families Fund(closing 1 December 2022 at 1pm)
  • Improvement Fund (closing 1 December 2022 at 1pm)
  • Local Support Fund (rolling grant programme) 
  • Micro Grants (rolling grant programme)

Information about each of the funds can be found below and further detail including criteria, FAQs and application guidance is available on the Drugs Mission Funds page of our website or you can contact the team to discuss your project at wellbeingteam@corra.scot.  

 

 

Children and Families Fund 

The Children and Families Fund is focused on community-based organisations with significant experience in supporting children and families affected by drugs and which deliver frontline services. This fund is intended to help these organisations to sustain, stabilise or increase capacity, extend, or improve services and/or meet identified gaps in service provision.

  • Multi-year grants available, for up to four years.
  • Open to public sector organisations, charities, social enterprises, community groups and other voluntary organisations that have independent governance and an asset lock.
  • Funding of up to £100,000 per year.

 

Improvement Fund 

The Improvement Fund is designed to provide additional resource to organisations that support people who use drugs, people in recovery and their families. It aims to support projects which provide fast and appropriate access to Residential Rehabilitation and other forms of treatment and care, and which take collaborative, rights-based approaches to support people so that they can easily access the right support at the right time.

  • Multi-year grants available, for up to four years.
  • A portion of this fund is reserved for projects delivering Residential Rehabilitation (RR) and associated services
  • Open to public sector organisations, charities, social enterprises, community groups and other voluntary organisations that have independent governance and an asset lock.
  • Funding of up to £100,000 (or £200,000 for RR) per year.

 

Local Support Fund

The Local Support Fund is focused on community-based organisations delivering frontline services to support people who use drugs, people who are in recovery and their families. It aims to facilitate rights-based, relational support for people so that they can easily access the right support at the right time.

  • Open to organisations with an annual income of up to £500,000.
  • Applicants can be charities, social enterprises, community groups and other voluntary organisations.
  • Funding of up to £50,000 per year for up to four years.

 

Micro Grants

The Local Support Fund – Micro Grants are focused on supporting small community-based groups to deliver frontline services to support people who use or used drugs, people in recovery and/or families affected by someone else’s drug use.

  • Micro Grants are for organisations with an annual income of up to £50,000
  • Applicants can be charities, social enterprises or constituted community/voluntary groups that operate on a not-for-profit basis.
  • Funding from £1,000 to £10,000 per year for up to four years.
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