The Fund launches as research finds that 3 in 4 youth leaders confirm youth services are experiencing increased needs while 67% are seeing a reduction in funding streams.
The Vhi Health and Wellbeing Fund is open to not-for-project or charitable organisations that are seeking to deliver projects dedicated to supporting the resilience of young people aged 12-25 years old. Vhi and the Irish Youth Foundation are looking to support projects in the six locations where Vhi have operations in – Cork, Donegal, Dublin, Galway, Kilkenny and Limerick. These projects must seek to strengthen resilience in young people and help them manage anxiety. The emphasis will be on early intervention and prevention for young people.
For more information on criteria, please click here, or to make an application, please apply here. The application forms will be live online from Monday 14th September at 12 pm until midnight on Friday 23rd October.
To download the application questions, prior to starting your online application, please click here.