UK Shared Prosperity Fund — £220m extra funding for ‘piloting and testing new approaches’
14 Jan 2021 by Libby Mahoney
The Government has announced a £7.5 million funding package to help tackle loneliness over the winter period.
Funding will help provide immediate and targeted relief to those most at risk of loneliness during the coronavirus pandemic.
• Support will target sectors that bring people and communities together including the arts, libraries, charities and radio
• Grants will be administered via Arts Council England, the Government’s Loneliness Fund and two radio funds
• Move follows £4 million Local Connections Fund that will deliver over a thousand small grants to local community projects across the country.
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