ICB Population Health Investment Fund 2024-25

We are pleased to announce the launch of the ICB Population Health Investment Fund 2024-25, which is now open for applications.

The Lancashire and South Cumbria Integrated Care Board (ICB) is investing in voluntary and community organisations in West Lancashire that support our residents’ health.

As the trusted partner of the ICB, West Lancs CVS is welcoming applications from organisations based in West Lancashire and operating in one or more of these areas:

  • Skelmersdale and Upholland
  • Ormskirk and Aughton
  • Burscough, Parbold and the Northern Parishes
  • or the whole of West Lancashire.

The ICB Population Health Investment funding is aimed at projects which aim to improve the health and wellbeing of local residents.

We welcome applications which:

  • Support residents to address factors that put their health at risk e.g. smoking, alcohol misuse, drug misuse, low physical activity
  • Support residents whose health is affected by others putting them at risk e.g. domestic abuse, sexual abuse
  • Support families to help them provide a healthy environment for pregnant women and children under five
  • Work with residents to improve their access to transportation, good quality housing and healthcare
  • Work with residents to improve their life chances by accessing learning & training and employment

West Lancs based organisations can apply for grants between £1,000 and £5,000 or for larger amounts – over £5,000 and up to £10,000.  The total funding pot is £40,000.

Priority to be given to projects which:

  • Improve people’s health and wellbeing
  • Address needs identified in the Skelmersdale Priority Wards* work
  • Support community involvement and champions lived experience
  • Demonstrate a commitment to equal opportunities through activity
  • Promote physical activity for health and wellbeing
  • Reduce social isolation or increases social interaction.

Deadline for applications is 12th April 2024.

For more information, please contact Vicky Attwood – vicky@wlcvs.org / 07598552949.   


Key documents:

* Birch Green, Moorside, Skelmersdale North and Tanhouse