Wellbeing for Longer in Glasgow Fund

Glasgow City Health and Social Care Partnership, have contracted VAF to develop and manage this fund for 2018/19. 

This Fund is now CLOSED to applications and funding decisions have been made.

Fund Aim

To support community and third sector organisations to design and deliver programmes enabling Glasgow residents most likely to experience isolation (by barriers such as age, disability, poverty and language), to sustain their wellbeing and reduce isolation. 

Fund Outcomes

  • Address health inequalities and improve health
  • Improve social inclusion, enabling residents who are isolated to be more connected

Funded Projects 2018/19

VAF is pleased to announce that 27 organisations have been successful in gaining grant funding through the Wellbeing for Longer in Glasgow Fund.

Action on Hearing Loss

Concrete Garden

Easthall Residents Association

Flourish House

Givin' it Laldie

Glasgow Disability Alliance

Glasgow Women's Library

Good Morning Service

Govanhill Baths Community Trust

Kinning Park Complex

Lapidus Scotland

Nan McKay Community Hall

Pollokshields Development Agency

Scottish Opera

South West Community Transport

Springburn Alive & Kicking Project

St George's & St Peter's Community Association

The Dixon Community

The Hidden Gardens Trust

Time and Space

Toryglen Community Hall

Tron St Mary's Parish Church

Visibility

Willowacre Trust

Wing Hong Chinese Elderly Centre

Women's Support Project

Woodlands Community Development Trust

Timescales

Funded projects will be delivered between 1 April 2018 and 31 March 2019, by which time all activities should be concluded and all grant money spent. 

Enquiries

The Wellbeing for Longer in Glasgow team can be contacted at wellbeing@vaf.org.uk or on 01383 620780.