The Scottish Goverment has launched its Oral Health Community Challenge Fund announced in the Oral Health Improvement Plan. The fund is a £2.5 million grant scheme to help improve the oral health of people living in areas of multiple deprivation.
Third sector organisations can apply for grants between £7,000 and £30,000 a year to set up or expand projects that meet one or more of the following aims:
- improve infant oral health
- reduce oral health inequalities amongst people most at risk
- increase opportunities for people to improve oral health and wellbeing
Funded activities should take place between 1 July 2019 and 31 March 2022.
The fund is ancipating awarding 25 to 30 grants, and you should find out if you’re going to get funding at the end of May or beginning of June 2019.
The deadline for applications is midday Thursday 21 March 2019. There will be no further application rounds.
Further details are available here