Interest in the fund far exceeded the amount of national grant funding available with a total of 76 applications to the fund from across all English regions.  Successful applications to this competitive fund will work collaboratively with statutory health and /or social care commissioners to test volunteer-led approached to provision that complement existing statutory services. To ensure national coverage, projects will be operating in at least 4 localities in geographically diverse locations across England.

Grant award winning projects were selected for their innovative ideas / initiatives and ways of working with volunteers in the sector. The themes under which successful applicants applied are:

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Information for applicants - National Grants Health and Social Care Volunteering Fund