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Fund title: Wellcome Trust: Public Engagement Fund

Focus of fund/fund aims:

inventive projects which encourage a broad range of people to engage with health-related science and research

Application deadline:

Applications can be made at any time

Fund description:

This funding is for anyone with a great idea for engaging the public in conversations about health-related science and research. The fund is open to anyone, including those working in the arts, museums & heritage, sport & leisure, education & informal learning, the community, charity and public sectors.

Applicants do not need to have science and health as a core activity but their project proposals should enable the public to explore health-related science and research in ways that are relevant to them. For 2017, the Wellcome Trust is particularly interested in proposals that:

  • explore the impact of a changing environment on our health
  • aim to achieve better health outcomes
  • test new ways of engaging people with health-related science and research
  • reach communities in deprived neighbourhoods

Awards can range from £5,000 to £3 million for proposals of up to five years.

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