The Happiness Fund is available to enable and support projects which improve mental health, wellbeing, inclusion, learning and skills development in local communities.

To apply for funding, your organisation must meet all the following criteria:

  • Your project is non-profit
  • Your organisations has received less than £50,000 funding, from any other sources, in the last 12 months
  • There is a separately registered bank account for your charity/project/organisation
  • Funding would be used for a specific project cost
  • Funding wouldn’t be used for rent/venue hire or wages/instructors fees

For top tips on a winning application visit The Happiness Fund | No Category (

Applications open: 29th January
Applications close: 29th February
Notification of a successful initial application: 5th April *
Interviews for successful applicants: 11th April
Winner announced: 24th May

For more information and to apply visit

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