Older People

Masonic Charitable Foundation: Later Life Inclusion Grant

Health & Social Care Older People

The Masonic Charitable Foundation’s Later Life Inclusion Grant awards grants of up to £150,000 to local and national charities who are working to reduce loneliness and isolation in later life (those over 50 years old). Grants can be used for charitable activities such as: Support for emotional and psychological planning for later life Digital inclusion sessions…

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Bring Joy Foundation

Older People

The Bring Joy Foundation awards donations of up to £5,000 to UK not-for-profit organisations, groups and charities that demonstrate their commitment to creating activities designed to improve the lives of the elderly. Events, activities or pastimes that bring the joy and fun back into ageing will be considered. For example, a day care centre organising a…

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The Austin and Hope Pilkington Trust

Arts & Culture Community Buildings/Halls Health & Social Care Older People Youth

The Austin and Hope Pilkington Trust award grants to UK registered charities with projects that address specific categories set out by the Trust each year. The Trust operates on a three-year rotation of categories for grant applications. The categories are as follows: 2018: Medical (non research) and Community. 2019: Children and Young People. 2020: Music and…

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The Cornwallis East Kent Freemasons’ Charity

Education & Employment Health & Social Care Local Grants Older People Youth

The Cornwallis East Kent Freemasons’ Charity is committed to supporting community groups by making small grants (typically under £1,000) towards projects that will directly benefit disadvantaged people in East Kent. Specific areas the Charity will consider funding are projects that address the needs of Vulnerable People – improving the lives of the vulnerable and disadvantaged in our communities…

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Brett Landscaping

Arts & Culture Community Buildings/Halls Environmental Health & Social Care Heritage Local Grants Older People Sports Youth

Brett Landscaping’s Community Engagement scheme supports small charities and community and voluntary groups with cash (up to £250) and product donations, such as concrete, bricks or paving slabs. Organisations wishing to apply must be working within the vicinity of a Brett Landscaping plant (Cliffe or Sturry, Kent). Projects renovating public outdoor spaces are favoured, but…

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Kent Community Foundation: Elderly & Isolated Adults

Local Grants Older People Saturday August 31st, 2019

Kent Community Foundation’s Elderly and Isolated Adults grant programme awards up to £5,000 to those with local projects that address the challenges faced by elderly adults and support people to stay well, healthy, independent and most importantly, combat social isolation. The Foundation would like to hear from projects that: Give elderly adults the opportunity to…

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The Tony and Sheelagh Williams Charitable Foundation

Health & Social Care Older People Youth

The Tony and Sheelagh Williams Charitable Foundation aims to have the greatest benefit to people most in need. The Foundation favours charities that support the most disadvantaged and vulnerable people in society. This may include, charities that address the needs of people who are suffering because of poverty, homelessness, abuse, neglect, illness, disability, addiction or…

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The Charles Hayward Foundation: Small Grant Programme

Health & Social Care Older People

The Charles Hayward Foundation is a grant-making charitable trust offering grants to charities registered in the UK. The Small Grant Programme makes grants of up to £7,000 in the following categories: Social and Criminal Justice Older People Generally, when funding projects, the Foundation value projects that develop, expand and replicate a tried and tested approach…

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Lord Barnby’s Foundation

Environmental Health & Social Care Heritage Older People Youth

Lord Barnby’s Foundation offers grants to charitable organisations for, general charitable purposes, the advancement of health or saving of lives, disability, the prevention or relief of poverty, animals, environment, conservation and heritage. Grants are between £1,000 – £5,000, but no maximum amount is specified. Applications should be made in writing and include a brief description of…

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Woodroffe Benton Foundation

Environmental Health & Social Care Older People Youth

The Woodroffe Benton Foundation welcomes applications from any charitable organisation based in the UK, as well as any educational institutions (schools, universities, etc.) whether or not they have charitable status. Projects should fall within one of the following categories: Relief of Hardship Care for the Elderly Education and Youth Development Environment and Conservation Grants range…

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Donald Forrester Trust

Arts & Culture Environmental Health & Social Care Local Grants Older People Youth

The Donald Forrester Trust target their support where they believe it is most needed and are increasingly look towards UK registered charities that are dependent upon volunteer support and a small amount of money will go a long way. The Trust also favours organisations where both overheads and fund raising costs are kept to a minimum. Grants are made twice yearly…

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William Brake Charitable Trust

Arts & Culture Health & Social Care Heritage Local Grants Older People Sports Youth

The William Brake Charitable Trust provides funding to registered charities which are based and working in Kent. Typically the Brake family suggest charities which are known to them to be considered for funding from the Trust. Deadline: Continuous rolling programme. Trustees meet twice per year. For more information and how to apply please contact: Mr…

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Trusthouse Charitable Foundation

Arts & Culture Community Buildings/Halls Health & Social Care Older People Sports Youth

The Trusthouse Charitable Foundation offers grants of up to £50,000 for running costs or one-off capital costs to charities and not-for-profit organisations that are working to address local issues such as substance misuse, homelessness or unemployment in areas of urban deprivation or rural communities. Within these overarching themes, the Foundation is interested in three areas: Community…

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The Fore

Arts & Culture Community Buildings/Halls Environmental Health & Social Care Heritage Older People Social Enterprise Sports Youth

The Fore is the only open-access funder in the UK offering development funding and strategic support to early-stage charities and social enterprises. Unrestricted grants of up to £30,000 over one to three years and access to business expertise are available to any UK registered charity, social enterprise or community interest company with an annual income less than £1m.…

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GC Gibson Charitable Trust

Arts & Culture Environmental Health & Social Care Older People Youth

The GC Gibson Charity offers grants of between £1,000 and £10,000 (averaging around £4,000) to a wide range of UK registered charities, preferably those with annual charitable donation of less than £1 million. The Trustees are all highly involved in various philanthropic activities and priority for support is given to charities that the Trustees have previously…

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Foyle Foundation: Small Grants Scheme

Arts & Culture Environmental Health & Social Care Heritage Local Grants Older People Youth

The Foyle Fondation’s Small Grants Scheme is designed to support smaller charities in the UK, especially those working at grass roots and local community level, in any field, across a wide range of activities. Please note the Foyle Foundation are not able to support individuals. Applications are welcomed from charities that have an annual turnover…

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Green Hall Foundation

Health & Social Care Older People

The Green Hall Foundation aim is to sustainably improve lives among: the sick, the elderly, the disabled and the disadvantaged particularly in the UK. Overseas project are also supported provided that the applicant charity is registered in the UK. Preference is given to appeals where the Foundation can meet a significant proportion of the funding…

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Antony Hornby Charitable Trust

Arts & Culture Community Buildings/Halls Environmental Health & Social Care Older People Youth

The Antony Hornby Charitable Trust makes general charitable donations to organisations working in the following causes: education, training and employment; medical, health and sickness; Arts and culture; animals and environment; and community development. Grants are typically around £1,000 and rarely over £5,000, however no maximum amount you can apply for is stipulated. Deadline: Continuous rolling programme.…

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Lloyds Bank Foundation: Enable

Health & Social Care Older People Youth

Charities and CIOs can apply for Lloyds Bank Foundation’s Enable grant of up to £15,000 over one or two years to help their organisation deliver their mission more effectively. Applicants must be working with people who are experiencing at least one of the following: offending; children and young people leaving a care situation; moving from community-based or…

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Wilko: Helping Hands

Local Grants Older People Youth

Local groups and community projects could be eligible to get a little helping hand from their local Wilko store. Wilko gift cards, products or volunteers to help with your community project are available. Groups eligible to apply are: local state schools, playgroups and nurseries, parent or family groups, disabled groups, youth clubs, elderly groups, luncheon clubs,…

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The Dorothy Hay-Bolton Charitable Trust

Older People

The Dorothy Hay-Bolton Charitable Trust makes grants to charities working with people who are deaf or blind, particularly children, young people and older people. Projects across the UK are funded with a preference to the south east of England. Overseas aid is also available. For more information and how to apply please contact: Brian Carter, Trustee…

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The Bothwell Charitable Trust

Environmental Health & Social Care Older People Youth

The Bothwell Charitable Trust supports general charitable causes however seems to favour applications for health, people with disabilities, conservation, children’s and older people’s causes in the South East of England. Grants are typically under £5,000 however no maximum is stipulated. Deadline: Continuous rolling programme. Distributions are made during February/March. For more information and how to apply…

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The Elizabeth Frankland Moore and Star Foundation

Older People

The objects of The Elizabeth Frankland Moore and Star Foundation are to make grants for charitable purposes to charities and individuals. Grants made by the Foundation are generally unrestricted as the Trustees are aware that for many charities meeting their basic core costs presents a significant challenge. Previously the Foundation has awarded grants to charities concerned with medical…

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Comic Relief: Active Ageing – Creating Change in Communities

Older People

Comic Relief have launched  their Active Ageing – Creating Change in Communities to engage older people aged 65 and over from ‘harder to reach’ groups to get involved in opportunities which use their skills, knowledge and experience to contribute to their communities. Proposals will need to be put older people at the centre of the work, designing…

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Ladbrokes Coral Trust

Education & Employment Health & Social Care Older People

Ladbrokes Coral Trust (formally Ladbrokes in the Community Charitable Trust) was established in 2003. Its funding comes not from the Ladbrokes company, but via the fundraising efforts of the head office and shop staff, customers and ‘Event Days’. The Trust supports a range of causes ‘with the overriding requirement being that the causes supported operate…

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Barchester Healthcare Foundation

Older People

Barchester’s Charitable Foundation is a registered charity that helps older people and other adults with disabilities. The Foundation gives grants to help reduce isolation and loneliness, promote group activities and generally improve people’s independence, mobility and quality of life. They aim to give grants that will help people lead more fulfilled lives and reach their full…

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Morrisons Foundation

Environmental Health & Social Care Local Grants Older People Youth

The Morrisons Foundation awards grants to UK registered charities for projects which will improve people’s lives in the UK. There is no minimum or maximum grant level. Funded projects should benefit the local community and can cover a wide range of areas including young people, older people, health and wellbeing and improving the local environment.…

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The Childwick Trust

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The Childwick Trust offers grants (typically between £5,000 – £20,000) to UK registered charities. The overall focus of the charity is to award grants for the promotion of health, particularly for the relief of the disabled and older people in need. The other grants categories are: Jewish charities; Horseracing charities; and Education in South Africa.…

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Brigadier D V and Mrs H R Phelps Charitable Settlement

Older People

Grant for charitable organisations undertaking social welfare projects in the UK. The maximum grant is £5000. There are no grant deadlines. For further information and how to apply please contact: The Trustees Brigadier D V and Mrs H R Phelps Charitable Settlement c/o Grant Thornton LLP Kingfisher House 1 Gilders Way St James Place Norwich…

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Celia Blakey Charitable Trust

Older People

Grants for charitable organisations carrying out projects to help children, older people and disabled people in the UK. There is no minimum or maximum grant amount for this fund and the there are no application deadlines as the Trust operates a continuous rolling programme. For more information and to apply please contact: The Celia Blakey…

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Bassil Shippam and Alsford Trust

Older People

Grants for charitable organisations in the UK working with young and elderly people, with the following themes: education; health; and religion. There is no maximum or minimum amount to apply for and the Trust operates a continuous rolling application process. For further information and how to apply please contact: Bassil Shippam and Alsford Trust Thomas…

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The Yapp Charitable Trust

Older People

The Yapp Charitable Trust 0ffer grants to small registered charities with a total annual expenditure of less than £40,000 who are undertaking work with the following priority groups: Elderly people Children and young people aged 5 – 25 People with physical impairments, learning difficulties or mental health challenges Social welfare – people trying to overcome…

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The Percy Bilton Charity

Health & Social Care Older People Youth

The Percy Bilton Charity awards grants to charities assisting disadvantaged youth, people with disabilities, people with mental health problems and older people may apply for grants towards furnishings and equipment (excluding office items), building or refurbishment projects. The Charity will consider capital funding for the following projects and schemes: Disadvantaged/underprivileged young people (persons under 25) Supported housing schemes…

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The Allen Lane Foundation

Arts & Culture Health & Social Care Older People

The Allen Lane Foundation funds small registered charities, voluntary groups, and charitable organisations that work particular beneficiary groups: Asylum seekers and refugees Gypsies and Travellers Migrant communities Offenders and ex-offenders Older people People experiencing mental health problems People experiencing violence or abuse The Foundation aims to fund work which: will make a lasting difference to…

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The Clothworkers’ Foundation

Education & Employment Health & Social Care Older People Youth

The Clothworkers’ Foundation aims to improve the quality of life, particularly for people and communities facing disadvantage. The Foundation operates two grant programmes: Main and Small. Main Grant Programme Criteria: Annual income under £15 million / no maximum project total / no maximum grant size however the average grant is £25,000 Small Grant Programme Criteria: Annual…

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