Older People

Home Instead Charities

Older People

Home Instead Charities awards grants of up to £1,500 to small, local registered charities and up to £500 to grassroots organisations with projects that further the needs of our ageing adult population through well-being activities and programmes to prevent social isolation and loneliness. Most of your group members must be over 55 years old or…

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Edgar E Lawley Foundation

Arts & Culture Education & Employment Older People Monday October 31st, 2022 11:59pm

The Edgar E Lawley Foundation awards unrestricted grants in the region of £1,500 to small charities and not-for-profit organisations in the UK. The Foundation supports general charitable purposes however has a particular focus on: medicine elderly persons education with reference to the arts, commerce and industry Deadline: Monday 31 October 2022 This fund is not…

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BA Better World Community Fund

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

British Airway’s BA Better World Community Fund provides 50% of your project target matched funding contributions up to £50,000 to UK registered charity or social enterprise for innovate projects that demonstrate an ability to create positive impact across several categories: Environment Diversity, inclusion and wellbeing Education and employability Thriving communities Crisis support Colleague engagement Funding…

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Benefact Group: Movement for Good

Arts & Culture Education & Employment Health & Social Care Heritage Older People Religion Social Enterprise Sports Youth Monday September 12th, 2022 11:59pm

The Movement for Good Awards is an annual platform for giving, set up by all the businesses that make up the Benefact Group (formerly known as Ecclesiastical Insurance Group). During 2022, they are donating more than £1 million to registered charities, not-for-profit organisations and community interest companies that are making good things happen in their…

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Matthew Good Foundation: Grants for Good

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

The Matthew Good Foundation’s Grants for Good supports small, 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. Every three months, the Foundation will share £10,000 between five shortlisted projects that have a positive…

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The Philip & Connie Phillips Foundation

Education & Employment Health & Social Care Local Grants Older People Monday October 3rd, 2022 6:00pm

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

Health & Social Care Older People Sports Youth

UK house builders, Persimmon’s Community Champions funding programme awards up to £1,000 match funding to community groups and charities making positive change in their community. Deadline: Continuous rolling programme. This fund is not managed by Funding for All. Please click ‘Find out more’ and contact the funder directly for more information.

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Kent Community Foundation: Themed Funds

Education & Employment Environmental Health & Social Care Older People Youth

Kent Community Foundation’s Themed Fund programme awards grants typically up to £4,000 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 Vulnerable AdultsProjects that help vulnerable…

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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, awards security kit packages worth between £150 and £200 to community projects or organisations including scouts groups local sports groups e.g. cycling or football club after school clubs healthcare community programmes events for children or OAPs village activity town/village charity As long as the initiative is run…

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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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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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The Forrester Family Trust

Education & Employment Health & Social Care Older People Youth Monday October 31st, 2022 11:59pm

The Forrester Family Trust awards grants to UK registered charities with an annual turnover under £10 million per year. The Trust aims to work towards a just and equitable society by supporting charities that help people facing significant disadvantage including financial hardship, health and social inequalities and/or threats to their freedoms. Grants are awarded according…

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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 smaller local charities working with people who are deaf or blind, particularly children, young people and older people for a variety of mental and physical activities. Smaller projects across the UK are favoured with a preference to the south East of England. For more information and how…

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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 of typically up to £3,000 (per year up to three years) to small registered charities (annual expenditure 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…

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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

Health & Social Care Older People

The Allen Lane Foundation awards grants of up to £15,000 to small registered charities, voluntary groups, and charitable organisations that work with six particular beneficiary groups: Asylum seekers and refugees Gypsies and travellers Offenders and ex-offenders Older people People experiencing mental health problems People experiencing violence or abuse The Foundation aims to fund work which:…

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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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