Local Society Lottery HealthContact awards good causes money in Devon and Torbay

05 February 2012

Two projects in Devon and Torbay have been awarded funding by the People’s Health Trust

Communities across England, Scotland and Wales are starting to benefit from the £50 million a year good causes money raised by local society lotteries through the new Health Lottery.

Through the Healthy Places Healthy People grants programme, People’s Health Trust is working with HealthContact society lottery to fund activity to reduce isolation amongst older people, provide support for informal carers, particularly young adult carers, and support local projects that help create healthier environments and communities.

Two projects in Devon and Torbay have been awarded funding by the People’s Health Trust.

  • Funding of £44,069 has been awarded to the School Food Trust to work with young people aged 14-19 and their families, and young people with special educational needs to set up their own community-based healthy cooking club, working with up to 1,000 people in the area over the next year.
  • Funding of £43,357 to Sustrans’ Active Travel Champions which will work to empower local people in Torbay to be champions of walking and cycling in workplaces, educational settings and communities to increase levels of physical activity.

You have already completed an application for funding, are you sure you would like to submit another application? You should only submit another application if it is for a different project. If you want to amend an application that has already been submitted, please call us on 020 7749 9100.

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