The Care and Wellbeing Fund is an investment fund which aims to develop and scale community-based services to improve people’s health and wellbeing, from prevention to clinical services.
The Fund invests in projects run by social enterprises (either as CICs or limited companies) that tackle the challenges faced by those affected by cancer or generating learning that can benefit people affected by cancer. The total project cost must be between £500,000 – £2.4 million, with the potential to repay capital with a financial surplus, and projects must meet three of the funders target social impact outcomes:
- Improved health and wellbeing
- Reduced health and economic inequalities
- Greater independence and dignity
- Co-created with service users
- Replicable approach
- Building capacity of local health and social care system
- Improving financial sustainability of health and social care
Up to 30% of the Fund can be invested directly into the organisation, supporting them to grow their delivery platforms and scale their impact. The Fund will tailor the structure of its investments to fit the needs of each applicant and can consider both equity and debt (secured or unsecured).
Deadline: Continuous rolling programme.
For more information and how to apply please click here.
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