Fund title: Social Care Digital Innovation Programme

Focus of fund/fund aims:

Funding for local authorities to develop collaborative, innovative and person-led digital solutions to social care problems

Application deadline:

Expressions of Interest by 7 March 2019

Fund description:

NHS England are providing up to £120,000 to local authorities to use information and technology to improve adult social care and health outcomes while delivering financial savings.

The funding is being delivered through two phases:

Discovery phase: £30,000 will be awarded to 10 authorities to design a digital solution for an issue in their area.
Implementation phase: a further £90,000 to support project implementation

The programme is open to local authorities with a social care responsibility. For further details on eligibility please see the link below.

Further information:

https://www.local.gov.uk/our-support/our-improvement-offer/care-and-health-improvement/informatics/local-investment-programme