Heads On bursary schemes

Heads On are pleased to be managing two bursary schemes this Spring: 

Sussex Staff in Mind Bursary Fund (staff within the Sussex ICS)

Sussex Staff in Mind is the wellbeing service for NHS and care staff working within the Sussex Health and Care Partnership Integrated Care System. It is led by Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.

Staff in Mind are able to offer small grants for members of staff facing financial difficulties. The grants provide emergency hardship support for unexpected expenditures which would or have impacted on mental health and wellbeing. You can apply for a maximum of £500. 

You must be emplyed within the health and social care sector of an organisation within the Sussex ICS to apply. Please see the guidance notes for full details on eligibility and how to apply. 

PLEASE NOTE - DUE TO A LARGE NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS, THIS BURSARY SCHEME NOW HAS A DEADLINE OF 30TH JUNE 2022 (MAY BE SOONER DEPENDING ON DEMAND).

 

Covid-19 Restoration Bursary Fund (service users of SPFT services)

Heads On are providing emergency hardship support for people facing financial difficulty as a result of Covid-19.

The fund is aimed supporting people who may be facing loneliness, isolation and other feelings that can have a negative effect on mental health. Examples of eligible items include digital products and technology to prevent lonliness and isolation, and materials that could help improve physical and mental health, such as sports, gardening or baking. You can apply for a maximum of £100. 

This scheme is open to all current service users or carers of SPFT service users. Please see the guidance notes for full details on eligibility and how to apply. 

 

Please specify on your application which scheme you are applying to on our downloadable form, found here.

 

All applications need to be returned to grantsheadson@sussexpartnership.nhs.uk. We aim to inform you on a decision about your application within a week of applying. 

 

 

How you can help

Whether you make a donation, attend an event or fundraise for us, every penny will help make life better for people with mental health problems.