Our Covid-19 Disaster Fund is, as you can imagine, has been very much in demand and is exhausted. For now the Charity will continue to monitor applications and you will receive an acknowledgement from Carol or one of our Trustees. The Board will decide whether to allocate more funds so please watch this space.Read More
BBC Spotlight appearance hits the ‘spot’. Our Trustee, Carol O’Brien, put out an appeal for Cornwall’s charities, suffering because of Covid -19, to approach us for support to help them through the present crisis. Within 2 days our Grants Committee had 18 requests and committed over £55k. To adhere to our criteria for provide funding… Read more »Read More
At this very difficult time when your own charity is finding it hard to keep services running and funding from public support has all but disappeared we are able to give you an immediate financial help if you qualify for access to our funds and we have arranged how to speed up the grant application process… Read more »Read More
‘Out of Chaos comes Creation!
For 2020 the Duchy Health Charity has charged the Chaos Group to identify young people from two of the most deprived areas in Cornwall to support their ideas to improve health and wellbeing for their communities. Those invited to take part may be individuals or part of an existing friends’ set, a sports team or… Read more »Read More
How we struck gold! World premier: ‘Changing the Script’
A preview of our film commissioned to highlight Cornwall’s new Social Prescribing initiative was shown to the ‘actors’ and post production teams across county at the Plaza Truro on 1 February 2020. Doctors, paients and Surgery team members saw themselves for the first time ‘up big’ in Screen 2 on the silver screen. This was… Read more »Read More