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The COVID-19 Healthcare Support Appeal (CHSA) is a time-limited charity. We make grants to organisations that are supporting health and care staff who have been adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, focusing on hardship, psychological support and resilience and recovery.

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The charitable purposes of CHSA are:

• The relief of suffering, poverty, hardship and distress among nurses and other health and social care workers and their families and dependants; and
• The protection of the physical and mental health of nurses and other health and social care workers and their families and dependants

CHSA is delivering these aims through a programme of grant-making to organisations supporting the health and care workforce.

CHSA is a subsidiary of the RCN Foundation.

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Annual Report and Accounts

Read our Annual Report and Accounts to find out more about the progress we're making against our objectives and our aims for the future. There's also information on our governance, structure and management, and detailed accounts of our finances.

CHSA  Annual Report and Accounts 2020 (PDF)

CHSA grants top £3.64  million

CHSA has agreed grants of £3.64 million to 22 organisations since June 2020. We are making grants to organisations giving vital financial and psychological support to frontline health and social care workers battling the crisis. We are also funding projects that support the recovery and resilience of the sector.

To find out how to apply, click here and to see the list of grants we’ve awarded click here