Living Well funding 2021

Argyll & Bute HSCP has launched year 3 of the Living Well (Self Management) community capacity building fund, open to Third Sector organisations who currently deliver services/support to adults over the age of 18 living in Argyll and Bute.

Applications are invited from third sector organisations that can support us to deliver on the Living Well Strategy. Bids must provide measurable value, lasting change and positive impact on the lives of people living in Argyll and Bute

We would like to fund self management projects that support people to better self manage their existing long-term conditions and/or prevent the development of long-term conditions.  This year we are looking to fund projects which have a particular focus on:

Increasing physical activity opportunities as part of self-management or prevention of mental or physical health conditions Supporting emotional and mental well-being of people living in our communities


Person centred outcomes that we are focusing on this year

I am supported to have improved physical and mental health I have been supported to be more physically active I feel better about myself, e.g. self esteem, resilience confidence, and/ or well being I feel better able to manage my condition
I receive support that increases my resilience, independence and/ or reduces mental health issues I have access to community networks and support including peer support I know how different organisations can support my health/ well being and how to contact them I receive support that improves my health and well being

We are looking for creative and COVID-19 compliant activities to support the priority(s) above. We would welcome partnership bids. We would particularly welcome bids where organisations work together to deliver key outcomes across Argyll & Bute. This funding stream is targeted at adults over 18 but we will consider bids that also include young people as part of the overall service/project. Activities should be:

  • Enabling
  • Improve health and well being
  • Motivational
  • Compliant with any existing government COVID-19 guidance

A single application process opens on Friday 8th October 2021 and closes at midnight on the Monday 15th November 2021. Maximum amount available for 1 single application is £10,000.

Application documents

  • Application documents

The Living Well Grant application form

Living Well Guidance document

All applicants must read the Guidance document before completing the application form.

Completed application forms should be emailed to: no later than midnight on the 15th November 2021.