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Wellbeing and Prevention Community Grants


Wellbeing and Prevention Community Grants Programme awards small grants to organisations in Cornwall that can make a real difference in their local community. The funds are aimed at community groups which can enhance the quality of life for people with care and support needs through developing a range of activities and events. The focus of projects must be on social inclusion, integration and independence.

The key criteria are:

Your organisation’s project must:

Enhance the quality of life for people with care & support needs through:

You should aim to qualify for at least 3 of these criteria to be eligible.

Sorry, but this fund cannot help:

Awards range from £250 to £3,000 per application, with a maximum of £5,000 per annum

(Figures must be based on no more than £50 per beneficiary, with a minimum of 10 people benefiting)

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Arts Participation and Expression (Apex)

Arts Participation and Expression (Apex) received £897 from the Wellbeing and Prevention Grant Programme towards their inter-generational project supporting Apex participants (aged 19 - 55 years) with autism and learning disabilities.

From January to December 2014 the Apex group participated in monthly workshops where they devised a musical performance entitled Apex and The Creative Brain. This show was performed at the Redruth Community Centre, the Holifield Camping Weekend in Gweek, The Watersports Centre in Falmouth and at the Acorn in Penzance over the summer of 2014.

Director, Jacqui Callis comments "the grant has helped to provide a sense of community, well-being, pride, hope, self-esteem, fun and has enabled friendships to be formed".


We will be holding monthly panel meetings, applications received by the 20th of each month will be viewed at panel and decisions made by the end of the month (applications received after the 20th of each month will be submitted to the next available panel).


All grants must be spent and evidenced no later than the 23rd March 2018.