Duchy Health Charity

Cornwall’s leading grant giving health charity for the promotion of health and wellbeing
and the prevention of sickness in Cornwall and The Isles of Scilly

Founders of healthcare and wellbeing related initiatives
can apply for grants to help reach their objectives

Duchy Health Charity Award for Excellence 2023

On Wednesday 21 February, one of our Associates, Tim Guy, attended the University of Exeter Prizes and Awards evening and gave the Duchy Health Charity Award for Excellence to Rhiannon Spannaus, 4th year BA student at the University’s Faculty for Health & Life Sciences.  This award is for an exemplary student studying for a medical […]

‘Nerth’ for ‘Trelya’ (Power for Change)

‘Nerth’ for ‘Trelya’ (Power for Change) As a grant giving organisation, supporting non-profit organisations that contribute to healthy lives across Cornwall, Duchy Health Charity is proud to have funded a wide range of projects. So we are excited to share the impact that our support has helped ‘Nerth’ to achieve in its first six months, as the project […]

Admiral nurses – Dementia UK

A picture of a Dementia nurse supporting family members

Dementia UK – Admiral Nurses Grant award: £16,000 backing for Cornwall Admiral Nurse service expansion Helen Bosanko-Green has been an Admiral Nurse working in Dementia UK’s Cornwall service for a year.  She grew up in Cornwall and first trained as a Nurse in 1990.  Thanks to support from Duchy Health Charity, Helen now works across […]

Healthy Men, Happy Lives

Healthy Men, Happy Lives The Plymouth Sports Charity was founded in 2010 with the vision of promoting sports and physical activity for the improvement in health and wellbeing in Plymouth. They aim to increase participation in sports and physical activities among people of all ages and backgrounds, providing opportunities for disadvantaged and marginalised groups, such […]

Living with persistent pain touches every part of a person’s life

Living with pain touches every part of a person’s life Which is why Duchy Health Charity have recently awarded £2,550 to Age UK to support the launch of a new Pain Cafe in St Keverne. Pain can affect sleeping patterns, the ability to think clearly, self confidence, relationships, mental wellbeing and mood and can ultimately […]

Chair’s Report 2023

Chair’s Report for the Duchy Health Charity AGM – 13 November 2023 Introduction The Trustees of Duchy Health Charity have worked exceptionally hard and with great enthusiasm to fulfil their remit. Every Board member has given their time willingly and shown admirable creativity in trying to address issues and problem solve. As Chair, it continues […]

The Duchy Health Charity contributes to the Queen’s Green Canopy as part of Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee 2022

The Duchy Health Charity contributes to the Queen’s Green Canopy as part of Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee 2022 The Duchy Health Charity presented the Duchy of Cornwall with funds, as part of the national initiative, supported by the UK Government’s Carbon Guarantee Scheme in the fight against climate change, to plant trees at the Tregurra Park park and ride adjacent […]

Bosence Farm Community

Bosence Farm – transforming the lives of people with drug and alcohol addiction. On a warm and sunny day in September, three of our Trustees, along with our Administrator, were welcomed to Bosence Farm Community. Bosence Farm has been a beneficiary of a couple of grants from Duchy Health Charity, and our visit certainly assured […]

Mary Grigg Award: Duchy Health Charity Enablement Awards

A student of the Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust has become the first recipient of our new Mary Grigg ‘enablement award’ and received a cheque for £500.00. The name of the student is, of course, confidential but we were thrilled to have this note from her: ‘I just wanted to email to express my thanks […]

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