Government announces £11.5 million to tackle loneliness across England

Tue 8 Jan 2019

The Big Lottery has announced:

  • Tens of thousands of people experiencing loneliness to benefit from new £11.5m fund
  • Building Connections Fund to be invested in organisations throughout England
  • 126 organisations to receive funding to expand programmes

Befriending Networks is delighted to be one of the organisations benefiting from the Big Lottery Fund and are looking forward to be doing more to support befriending in England. Look out for further details in the coming weeks.

Read the full announcement from the Big Lottery Fund here