Older People

Matthew Good Foundation: Grants for Good

Arts & Culture Community Buildings/Halls Education & Employment Environmental Health & Social Care Older People Social Enterprise Youth Thursday December 16th, 2021 12:59am

The Matthew Good Foundation’s Grants for Good supports local community groups, charities, voluntary groups or social enterprises from across the UK with an annual income under £50,000 that have a positive impact on communities, people or the environment. Throughout 2021, the Foundation will share £10,000 between five shortlisted projects that have a positive impact on…

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Paul Hamlyn Foundation: Ideas & Pioneers Fund

Arts & Culture Education & Employment Environmental Health & Social Care Older People Social Enterprise Youth

Paul Hamlyn Fondation’s Ideas and Pioneers Fund awards grants of up to £15,000 to support people with a vision of a better society to explore their ideas for change. The Fund seeks to support: Applications that focus on early stages of exploring ideas. This will mean that your activities will help you figure out the things…

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The Philip & Connie Phillips Foundation

Education & Employment Health & Social Care Local Grants Older People Monday September 27th, 2021 11:59pm

The Philip and Connie Phillips Foundation awards grants in the region of £5,000 to £10,000, over one or two years, to charities registered and operating within Kent and Medway (annual income between £10,000 and £1 million). Applicants must be able to demonstrate their impact on the health and wellbeing of their local community. The Foundation…

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Shanly Foundation

Environmental Health & Social Care Older People Sports Youth

The Shanly Foundation awards grants to help local good causes. In particular the Foundation welcomes applicants that are helping to improve the welfare and quality of life of those that are disadvantaged within the community. They also support many local community events and festivals, scouts and girl guides, local schools and sports and social clubs.…

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Persimmon Community Champions

Covid 19 Older People

Persimmon, UK house builders, Community Champions’ funding programme is awarding grants of up £1,000 to community groups and charities that support the over-70s – a vulnerable group in our society that they feel need their support at this time of crisis. Deadline: Continuous rolling programme. For more information and how to apply please click here.

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Kent Community Foundation: Themed Funds

Education & Employment Health & Social Care Older People Youth

Kent Community Foundation’s Themed Fund programme awards grants of up to £5,000 (£7,500 considered for exceptional applications) to not-for-profit organisations and registered charities with projects in one of the following themed areas: Employment, Skills & EnterpriseProjects which raise the aspirations and increase the skills and opportunities of people who are far from the labour market…

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Burg-Wächter: Secure Communities Scheme

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

BURG-WÄCHTER, Europe’s largest safe and post box manufacturer, is awarding up to £1,000 and security products/advice to charities, social enterprise, not for profit and community ventures to help secure their success. Any grassroots project or activity that would benefit most from this scheme are those with a security aspect as well as a funding need.…

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Kent Reliance Provident Society Community Fund

Local Grants Older People Youth

The Kent Reliance Provident Society Community Fund, administrated by Kent Community Foundation, makes grants of up to £3,500 to projects working with children and young people, plus projects providing support to the elderly across Kent and Medway. Deadline: Continuous rolling programme. Decisions made three times a year. This fund is not managed by Funding for All.…

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Frank Brake Charitable Trust Fund

Community Buildings/Halls Education & Employment Health & Social Care Local Grants Older People Sports Youth

The Frank Brake Charitable Trust Fund, administrated by Kent Community Foundation, makes grants of up to £5,000 to projects which: encourage children, young people and families to participate in sports; improve community facilities such as village halls and community centres; encourage volunteering; improve employability; and support the elderly and the disabled. The fund will also…

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Little Cheyne Court Wind Farm: Community Fund

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

The Little Cheyne Court Wind Farm Community Fund, administrated by Kent Community Foundation, awards grants up to £5,000 to community groups and projects within a 10 km radius of the Little Cheyne Court Wind Farm in Dungeness, Romney Marsh. Deadline: Continuous rolling programme For more information and how to apply please click here.

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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 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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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 in England and Wales for general charitable purposes, the advancement of health or saving of lives, disability, the prevention or relief of poverty, 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…

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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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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

Covid 19 Health & Social Care Older People Youth

The Foyle Fondation’s Small Grants Scheme awards grants of up to £10,000 to smaller charities in the UK working at a grass roots and local community level, in any field, across a wide range of activities. Applications are welcomed from charities that have an annual turnover of less than £150,000 per annum. During the ongoing…

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Green Hall Foundation

Health & Social Care Older People

The Green Hall Foundation’s 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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The Lawson Trust: Lawson Endowment for Kent

Education & Employment Health & Social Care Older People Youth

The Lawson Trust awards grants of up to £5,000 to projects across Kent and Medway, working around four broad themes – Children Young People & Families; Elderly & Isolated; Employability, Skills & Enterprise; and Vulnerable Adults. Project and core costs considered, as are small capital requests. Larger grant requests are sometimes considered by the trustees however they…

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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: Mr Gary Hicks,…

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The Bothwell Charitable Trust

Health & Social Care Older People Youth

The Bothwell Charitable Trust supports general charitable causes such as: the advancement of health or saving of lives disability accommodation/housing environment/conservation/heritage Applications should seek to support: children/young people elderly/old people people with disabilities No maximum grant amount is stipulated. Deadline: Continuous rolling programme For more information and how to apply please contact: 69 Burrell Road Compton NewburyBerkshire RG20…

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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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The Inman Charity

Health & Social Care Older People

The Inman Charity is particularly interested in supporting the following areas of charitable work: Medical research Care of the elderly General welfare Hospices The deaf and blind Care of the physically and  mentally disabled The Armed Forces Only UK registered charities may apply for an allocation of the Charity’s annual distributions of £325,000. Grants typically vary…

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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 Healthcare Foundation awards grants of up to £5,000 to small community groups and small local charities who seek to make a big difference to the lives of older people and other adults with a disability or mental health problems in their community. Grants can be used to for: Activity projects Equipment and materials for…

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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 Wakeham Trust

Education & Employment Health & Social Care Older People Youth

The Wakeham Trust generally fund projects that are small scale and would find it hard to get funding from big trusts. The Trust does not favour any particular areas of activity. They usually look for the following characteristics in a project: It is something new for this particular area/community It is small It does not…

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The Childwick Trust

Older People Religion Sports

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

Education & Employment Health & Social Care Older People Youth

The Yapp Charitable Trust awards grants to small registered charities (annual income under £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 life-limiting problems of a social,…

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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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