Reducing Health Inequalities funding

Health and Social Strategy grants and funds

Annual third sector grants

Grants are awarded each year to third party organisations which help to reduce health inequalities across the city.  Reducing Health Inequalities is a priority of the Health and Social Care Partnerships Strategic Plan

Decisions regarding grant awards for 2017/ 18 were made by the Health, Social Care and Housing Committee at its meeting on 31 January 2017 and can be found in the Reducing Health Inequalities in Edinburgh report. 

An evaluation report of the Grants Programme for 2015/ 16 can be downloaded below.

Social Justice Fund

The Council set up the Social Justice Fund (SJF) to support joint social justice projects. Areas for priority are

  • access to employment and income maximisation 
  • health improvement and tackling health inequality
  • community safety and youth action
  • One City inclusive actions.

The fund and grant allocations report can be found in the Social Justice Fund - allocations 2017/ 18 

OneCity Trust

The OneCity Trust aims to promote social inclusion in Edinburgh. The Trust carries out and funds projects that help alleviate the impact of inequalities and poverty among people in the city and advance and promote 

  • education
  • social welfare
  • human rights.

You can find out more about their work on the OneCity Trust website.

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