Tagged with mental health

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

Resource: MARCH Network’s Research Corner

The MARCH research corner this month includes the following articles on Participating in rural arts groups allows development of social connectedness, increases confidence and maintains wellbeing Wellbeing is raised by participation in both traditional textile crafting and e-textiles workshops Older adults participating in group music making have consistently higher levels of wellbeing than those participating in … Continue reading

Funding: The Allen Lane Foundation

The Allen Lane Foundation funds small registered charities, voluntary groups, and charitable organisations that benefit seven particular groups: Asylum seekers and refugees Gypsies and Travellers Migrant communities Offenders and ex-offenders Older people People experiencing mental health problems People experiencing violence or abuse Maximum grant is £15,000, with the average grant size around £5,000-£6,000. While recognising (and … Continue reading

Funding: St. James’s Place Charitable Foundation

The St James’s Place Charitable Foundation Small Grants Programme is available to smaller UK Registered Charities working nationally, regionally or locally in the UK with an annual income of up to £1,000,000. The amount applied for should be up to a maximum of £10,000 in any two-year rolling period. The Foundation will support projects that … Continue reading