We give grants which range from multi-million pound clinical and research initiatives intended to drive change across the UK, to smaller scale projects directly supporting people who experience mental illness. We champion mental well-being for all, but have a specific focus in our work on the needs and challenges of those who have experienced, or who are most at risk of experiencing mental illness.

We distribute grants through a mix of direct funding and open calls. Direct funding refers to longer-term strategic funding allocated through our existing institutional partnerships and is not open to applications.  Our open-call grants invite qualifying organisations and projects to apply based on a set of eligibility criteria.   

We have transitioned to a new grant strategy and over the next five years have allocated £20 million to two priority areas:

You can explore all of our current and previous grant programmes below.