Early Help Providers

Early Help Community Capacity Building Grant 2022

New or existing groups, organisations and enterprises on the Island can apply for a Early Help Community Capacity Building Grant. The grants, which are up to £3,000, are available to help organisations deliver initiatives that support families, children and young people living on the Isle of Wight. The grant is available to local groups, clubs and enterprises through our strengthening families programme. It will help new or existing providers organise activities, clubs or groups for families and young people up to the age of 19 (up to 25 with specified additional needs) and/or families, parents and carers.

Grants could be used to set up schemes such as:

  • new baby or toddler groups
  • teenage groups
  • family-based groups focusing on mental health and wellbeing
  • mental health hubs
  • peer support groups
  • outreach support
  • community-led groups and activities

Projects must be able to support the following priorities:

  • promoting emotional resilience/mental health and wellbeing
  • sustainable provision
  • meeting an evidenced community need (community led provision)
  • inclusive provision

Applying for a grant

The next application window opens in June 2022.

Before applying we recommend that you view the guidance for applying for an Early Help Community Capacity Building Grant.

If you require any further information please email earlyhelpgrant@iow.gov.uk.