Communities Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund for adults: projects awarded funding

Projects awarded funding in 2022 to 2023 (Year 2) of the Communities Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund for adults.


Organisation Name Name of Project Funding Awarded
Àban Outdoor Ltd Young Adult Carers Outdoor Social Group £9,150.00
Able2Adventure Outdoor Activities for Physical and Mental Health £15,000.00
An Talla Solais - Ullapool Visual Arts Creative Volunteering £8,500.00
Apex Highland Going The Distance £21,348.00
Autism Initiatives Highland Community Wellbeing Project £9,554.00
Badenoch & Strathspey Community ConnXions e-Trike Isolation Buster £8,000.00
Badenoch and Strathspey Therapy Gardens Getting together to Garden £9,950.00
Badenoch Shinty Memories Group Badenoch Shinty Memories £17,500.00
Barnardo's Youth Hub Inverness £4,950.00
Befrienders Highland Peer Befriending Groups £10,000.00
Befrienders Highland Mental Health Befriending - Caithness £17,103.00
Blooming Gardeners CIC Increasing Opportunities for Vulnerable Adults with Learning Disabilities £8,000.00
Caberfeidh Horizons Ltd Reach In - Reach Out - Caberfeidh £8,400.00
Caithness and Sutherland Women's Aid Group Activities £6,000.00
Caithness Sight Impairment Group trips and transport monthly meetings £2,812.00
Caithness Voluntary Group- Befriending Caithness Befriending Caithness £10,000.00
Calman Trust Food for Thought £19,780.00
Care and Learning Alliance Support for parents in Aviemore and surrounding villages £5,348.00
Care and Learning Alliance Expansion of support for parents in Nairn and surrounding villages £5,348.00
Care Lochaber Cosy Connections £8,793.00
Cawdor Bowling Club Bringing People Together in Cawdor £5,290.00
Connect Assynt Ltd Increase Connectivity £10,000.00
Create Inspire Projects CIC Bunkhouse Speakeasies Project -Ullapool £8,998.00
Cromarty Firth Men's Shed Branching Out £5,500.00
CrossReach Community Connections (SCIO) CrossReach Adult Counselling Service £10,000.00
Cruse Scotland Bereavement Support Inverness Bereavement Support £9,000.00
Ewen's Room Workshops for Wellbeing £10,000.00
Families Outside Supporting improved mental health and wellbeing outcomes for Highland families affected by imprisonment £9,848.00
Farr Edge 2000 Community Lunch Club £3,270.00
Farr North Community Development Fund Community workshops and mobile men shed £9,500.00
Fearn Free Food Garden (FFFG) Grow With Us £9,040.00
Fèis Rois Voices in Bloom £9,059.00
Gairloch and District Heritage Company Ltd. Wellness Through Reminiscence £10,963.00
Gairloch and Loch Ewe Action Forum (GALE) Project Co-ordinator £9,000.00
Glenurquhart Rural Community Association Glenurquhart Wellbeing and Mental Health Project. £8,000.00
Go Golspie Development Trust Go Golspie Development Trust: additional transport initiatives to support mental health and wellbeing £10,921.00
Grantown Initiative (SpeyShed) Spey Shed £6,120.00
Headway Highland Headway Highland £10,000.00
Held In Our Hearts Specialist baby loss counselling and peer support for bereaved parents £12,896.00
High Life Highland Caol Crochet £2,600.00
High Life Highland Brora Learning Centre Social Enterprise £6,480.00
High Life Highland Highland Refugees Active for Wellbeing £8,100.00
Highland Multicultural Friends Sewing, dance and cooking class £11,000.00
Highland Yoga Collective Yoga & wellbeing activities for LGBTQ+ people and their allies £3,300.00
Highland Yoga Collective Monthly wellbeing events £2,480.00
Home-Start Caithness Thurso Baby and Pregnancy Group £9,320.00
Inspiring Young Voices Kooth Highland 19 - 25 £3,151.00
Inverness Foodstuff Inverness Foodstuff and Citizens Advice Bureau Collaboration £15,000.00
Inverness Women's Aid Inverness Women’s Aid Mental Health Support Project £7,880.00
Invershin Hall Committee Feel Good, Feel Fit Festival £1,500.00
IRL Education CIC IRL Education Transitions Programme £10,000.00
James Support Group Bring Support to The Community £26,497.00
King's Inverness Kintsugi Hope £3,784.00
LGBT Youth Scotland LGBT Youth Work Highlands £7,000.00
Minority Ethnic Carers of People Project (MECOPP) Gypsy/Traveller Community Health Team Community Health Matters £25,000.00
Merkinch Partnership Merkinch Locality Plan £9,800.00
Mikeysline Mikeysline and Thinking Space to develop capacity in Skye & Lochalsh £10,000.00
Morning Call Morning Call £10,000.00
Nairn Citizens Advice Bureau Armed Forces Community HUB £9,950.00
Nairn River Enterprise (operating as Green Hive) Trike Nairn £5,096.00
Partnerships for Wellbeing Volunteer Safety Training £4,900.00
Partnerships for Wellbeing Wheelchair Accessible Community transport £7,000.00
Rag Tag and Textile Ltd SNUG - A Warm Space at Rag Tag £7,199.00
Rape and Sexual Abuse Service Highland Support for Survivors of Sexual Violence £10,000.00
Reach4Reality Extending our reach: R4R young adults group £10,081.00
Scottish Huntington's Association Highland Huntington's disease Specialist Service £9,896.00
Scourie Community Development Company Scourie's Body and Soul £10,000.00
Skye & Lochalsh Mental Health Association Am Fasgadh Keeping-Warm £22,812.00
Sleat Community Trust Sleat Lunch Club £6,000.00
Special Needs Action Project (SNAP) SNAP (Special Needs Action Project) Youth Club £8,000.00
The Cooking Club One Pot Cooking on a Budget £3,480.00
Urram SCIO Social gatherings £9,000.00
Velocity Cafe and Bicycle Workshop Mums on Wheels £7,653.00
Viewfield Garden Collective Growing Garden, Thriving Minds £16,757.00
Voluntary Groups Sutherland Sutherland Friends Call £10,674.00



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