The People’s Health Trust is currently accepting or about to accept applications to its Active Communities funding programme in a number of areas in England, Scotland and Wales.

The People’s Health Trust is an independent charity addressing health inequalities across Great Britain. Using money raised by society lotteries through The Health Lottery, People’s Health Trust opens in different areas at different times throughout the year.

Active Communities is a funding programme for local people with great ideas about how to help create fairer places to grow, live, work and age well. The People’s Health Trust is looking for ideas which will create stronger connections between people and help make their local neighbourhoods even better.

To apply, organisations must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a local not-for-profit group or organisation in England, Scotland or Wales.
  • Have an income of less than £350,000 a year or an average of £350,000 over two years.
  • Have unrestricted access to savings of less than six months of the organisation’s yearly spending.
  • Be constituted for at least three months.


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