The VCS Alliance has been asked to pro­vide sup­port to VCS groups inter­est­ed in sub­mit­ting a pro­pos­al to the West York­shire & Har­ro­gate Health Inequal­i­ties Grant Fund 2020 across the Brad­ford Dis­trict and Craven CCG area.

Details of this oppor­tu­ni­ty can be down­loaded from here:

An Ini­tial Brief­ing Event was held on Thurs­day 7th May 2020. An audio record­ing and the pre­sen­ta­tions, along with var­i­ous doc­u­ments which can be down­loaded to sup­port are avail­able below.


If you have any ques­tions that are spe­cif­ic to your organ­i­sa­tion, please feel free to email Sarah Smith direct­ly via


If you have any gen­er­al ques­tions, please email


To help to man­age enquiries with­in the Health and Care Sys­tem as effec­tive­ly as pos­si­ble, if you are look­ing to be intro­duced to appro­pri­ate con­tacts with­in the Health Sys­tem, we have arranged for the fol­low­ing contacts:

Brad­ford: Louise Keigh­ley —

Airedale, Wharfedale & Craven: Steve Gas­coyne —

If you con­tact Louise or Steve, it would be real­ly help­ful if you could include as much infor­ma­tion as pos­si­ble about the theme of the project you’re explor­ing, and the rough geo­graph­i­cal area that you’re want­i­ng to focus on.

We are aware of 9 poten­tial pro­pos­als cur­rent­ly being devel­oped with­in the Brad­ford Dis­trict and Craven ‘Place’. To ensure that your projects is not dupli­cat­ing oth­ers that might be in devel­op­ment, please con­tact us.


Helpful Links

Brad­ford Dis­trict & Craven Health & Well-being Pro­files for both Adults and Chil­dren by Com­mu­ni­ty Partnership


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