Champions Fund FAQs

I haven’t had a diagnosis from a doctor but I’m pretty sure I’ve had mental health problems. Can I apply?

If you identify as having had a mental health problem then yes you can apply, you don’t need to have had a formal diagnosis.

I’ve had a mental health problem in the past but I don’t experience symptoms any more. Can I apply?

Yes, you can. The important thing is that you’ve had that experience at some point in your life, you don’t need to be experiencing symptoms right now.

I don’t have a mental health problem but a close friend or relative does. Can I apply?

Unfortunately, you are not eligible to apply for funding. This opportunity is just for people who have experienced mental health problems personally. However, you might want to consider supporting someone with direct experience to apply

You can still be a Time to Change Champion and there are lots of other ways to get involved and campaign around this issue.

What kind of things can't be funded?

We will not fund: equipment (e.g. cameras, computers); training courses; salary costs; or activity solely based in a workplace (i.e. not public facing or community-based).

 

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