Find out more about our available funding opportunities.

Closing the Gap 2020 funding call

We are delighted to announce the second round of funding where we seek to support new and innovative research that works across disciplines to help understand and reduce the health gap for people with severe mental ill health.

We particularly welcome strong applications from people who work in the area of Arts and Creativity to see if we can use Arts and Creativity to understand and reduce the health gap people with severe mental ill health experience.

This call closes at 5pm, 30 October 2020.

We look forward to receiving strong and interesting applications to help Close the Gap for people with severe mental ill health experience.

Closing the Gap Collaboration Fund

We are excited to announce the launch of our Collaboration Fund.

The Closing the Gap network invites proposals for projects to support and encourage emerging collaborations in the area of severe mental ill health. The objective of the fund is to support collaborations to develop new research proposals that could be funded through the Closing the Gap Network ‘Plus’ funds or through other funding bodies.  

Each project may have a total value of up to £2000 (at 100 per cent fEC) to cover the costs of organising meetings or other activities aimed at developing a funding proposal.    

To apply to this call please complete the CtG Collaboration Fund application form (MS Word , 1,140kb) and email the completed form to

We will be holding a webinar for those interested in applying, further details to follow.