Voluntary sector funding is being made available for health and care projects. Applications are invited for Innovation, Excellence and Strategic Development Fund (IESD) grant funding.
The fund is open for applications for projects starting in April 2014 onwards. An information pack and the application forms for voluntary sector organisations applying for Innovation, Excellence and Strategic Development Fund (IESD) scheme funding is now available online.
“Voluntary sector organisations are invited to submit proposals that: (i) test and develop innovative approaches to health and care, (ii) actively share and disseminate excellent practice or (iii) improve collaboration and partnerships within the voluntary sector to provide better outcomes, greater efficiencies and sustainability”.
The closing dates October 11th 2013 for registration and completion of the eligibility form, and October 25th 2013 for submission of an application form.
IESD: voluntary sector funding available for health and care projects. Leeds: Department of Health, August 22nd 2013.
Voluntary Sector Grants Hub (2013). Voluntary Sector Investment Programme: Innovation, Excellence and Strategic Development Fund 2014-15. Information Pack for Voluntary Sector Organisations. Leeds: Department of Health, August 22nd 2013.
Other application forms and pack components comprise:
- Innovation Funding Application Form.
- Excellence Funding Application Form.
- Strategic Development Funding Application Form.
- Appendix B – Budget Template For IESD Information Pack.
- Appendix C – Risk Management Plan For Information Pack.
- AIMS Guidance Documents.
Proposals have to be submitted using the Award Information Management System (AIMS), the online grant management system.
[A brief reference to this item features in Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWNHST), Volume 3 Issue 9, August 2013].