Following the Prime Minister’s and Minister for Sport and Civil Society’s announcement to unlock £20m funding to tackle loneliness (as a part of Government’s wider endorsement of the Jo Cox Commission recommendations) , a new £11.5 million Building Connections Fund has been set up to support projects that are able to prevent or reduce loneliness.
The fund is a partnership between Government, Big Lottery Fund and the Co-op Foundation and aims to:
More details, including how to apply, can be found at :
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Policy Adviser | Youth and Social Action
Local Intelligence Unit | North