Filed under Arts & Health

Funding: D M Thomas Foundation for Young People

The central grants programme supports projects that are aimed at children and young people in need, in particular those that involve disabled children, children in hospitals, homelessness and life limited children. There is no limit to the amount you can request, although they will generally not award more than £30,000 a year. You can apply for up … Continue reading

Resource: MARCH Network’s Research Corner

The MARCH research corner this month includes the following articles on Community embedded circus-arts workshops improve children’s wellbeing and resilience. Participation in Arts on Prescription schemes significantly improves the mental wellbeing of older people living in the community, alongside fostering a sense of purpose and achievement Participating in community choirs provides a sense of personal … Continue reading

Resource: Creative and Credible – evaluating arts and health projects

Creative & Credible supports arts and health organisations and practitioners to: engage with evaluation creatively improve your practice make well-informed spending decisions strengthen the evidence base around the benefits and impacts of arts and health projects More details on Creative & Credible website http://creativeandcredible.co.uk/. A one-day workshop “Introduction to Creative & Credible: How to Evaluate Arts, Health … Continue reading

Funding: Tampon Tax Fund

Charities working with vulnerable women can now bid for grants of £1m or more from the latest round of the government’s Tampon Tax Fund. The fund gives out £15m of grant funding each year to women’s health and support charities from the proceeds of the VAT charged on women’s sanitary products, which are taxed as … Continue reading

Resource: MARCH Network’s Research Corner

The MARCH research corner this month includes the following articles on Shared reading programs foster positive identities and self-worth amongst mothers who are separated from their children while in prison Knitting as part of a guild promotes happiness, skills development, social connections and sustains identity Group singing significantly improves symptoms in mothers with moderate – … Continue reading