Due to the coronavirus pandemic, demand for mental health services is increasing.  

Organisations can apply for a Coronavirus Mental Health Response Fund (CMHRF) grant.

Thanks to £5m support from government (the Department of Health and Social Care), grants of £20,000 or £50,000 are available for projects lasting up to 12 months.

Support for smaller organisations or groups

As part of this funding programme, the National Survivor User Network (NSUN) will be administering a fund to support user-led organisations and smaller, unconstituted community organisations, who might not otherwise be eligible for a grant. Details will be available from Monday 20 April on the NSUN website.

About the application process

  • Applicants are invited to apply at any time. 
  • It’s a fast track assessment process so applications will be assessed every two weeks and applicants will be informed of the outcome within a month of applying.
  • Applications should take no longer than 60 minutes to complete.

The fund will remain open for mental health voluntary sector organisations for as long as funds remain.

Online application portal

You will need to submit your application online via Flexigrant.

If you have never applied for a grant with Mind before, you will need to register a for a Flexigrant account via the portal.

Download our guidance document for more information about using Flexigrant.

Fund guidance notes

Please ensure you read the fund guidance notes before submitting your application. The guide provides an overview of the fund objectives, eligibility criteria and practical information about completing your application.

For reference purposes only, you can download a PDF version of the application form, so you can collect all the supporting infomation needed to complete your Flexigrant application.    

Further information

For more information about the grant programme or the application process, please email the Mind Network Investment team.  

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