The cost of living crisis, climate change and growing health inequalities all disproportionately impact the lives of the CORE20PLUS: the most deprived 20% of the UK’s population, as well as specific underserved groups who experience poorer-than-average outcomes. This year, we are particularly interested in supporting new ideas that relate to the following Challenge themes:
The need for grassroots initiatives, community hubs and social enterprise has never been greater.
We are interested in supporting ideas that address unmet needs in the following areas:
We are interested in solutions that can widen access to services and address health inequalities for underserved groups including:
Alongside healthcare-related ideas, we are interested in supporting solutions that address wider determinants of health inequalities such as housing, transport, education, and work.
Climate change poses a fundamental risk to every aspect of life in the UK, from biodiversity and the natural environment to our health, our homes, and the infrastructure we rely on every day.
There’s never been a better time to change our consumer habits and pursue healthier, more sustainable ways of living.
We are interested in inclusive and affordable ideas that can enable low-income communities to adopt more sustainable ways of living through: