We are delighted to announce that we are able to give 5 grants of £1000 to mental health services in Leeds to do a creative project in 2019.
If you work or volunteer for an LYPFT service and want to do an arts project, this is the opportunity for you. All we need if for you to fill out the application form. 5 services in Leeds will be awarded a grant to do a creative project in 2019.
Your project needs to involve people who use LYPFT services participating in some form of creative activity (anything from photography to drama, creative writing, dance, singing, music etc) and include them in the planning.
Need some inspiration? Look at our creative pathways guide on our website https://artsandmindsnetwork.org.uk/creative-pathways/
To apply, download the APPLICATION FORM fill it out and email it back to us. Do read all the guidance below.
We recommend that you discuss your idea with us. Contact us on 0113 262 3128
(Mon – Thurs) or email [email protected]
The image above is from a previous Creative Grant funded project – involving service users at the Mother & Baby Unit using photography.
Framework and Guidance
The document sets out a framework for grants for creative projects taking place within the services of Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (LYPFT).
Our aim is to support the arts as part of recovery, inclusion and well being. The fund is one way in which we hope to support and encourage artistic and creative initiatives led by people who receive and work in health and social care settings.
4: Criteria for applications
Applications can be made by organisations, or individuals, and planning to work with LYPFT services and should meet these criteria:
5: Role of the endorser
The endorser for an application to the Arts and Minds fund has the responsibility for:
If the endorser fails to ensure that the applicant adheres to the criteria set out in the guidance they will not be able to act as an endorser for any future applications.
6: What the fund can be used for
The fund can be used to enable service users, carers and staff to participate in a creative project in any media (eg. writing, photography, drama, dance, music)
Examples of what can be applied for are as follows:
This is not an exhaustive list, and all applications will be considered.
7: How much can be applied for
Grants of up to £1000. You must contribute an additional £100.
8: How are decisions made?
9: Outcomes of Applications
We will notify applicants by email of the outcome of their application as soon as possible after we have made a decision.
10: Responsibilities of successful applicants