Launch of Challenge Fund
17 August 2018
On 16 July 2018, the UK Government's Work and Health Unit,
launched the Challenge Fund, a new time-limited source of funding
aimed at testing new or promising approaches to helping people
experiencing mental health or musculoskeletal (MSK) issues to stay
The Fund is aimed at encouraging innovation and ideas with an
emerging evidence base. To that end, the Work and Health Unit
is looking to fund small to medium scale initiatives, with £4.2
million available. Applications are welcome from organisations in
any sector, including employers, charities, social enterprises,
local authorities, health bodies and others, with applications from
smaller organisations particularly welcome.
The deadline for applications is Friday 17 August at
17.00. For more information, visit: challengefund.flexigrant.com.