The Dunhill Medical Trust offer grants of between £5,000 – £40,000 grants to time-limited projects (maximum 36 months) which focus on the development of care and support services for older people which are innovative and/or based on evidence of best practice and which can become self-sustaining within a planned period. Priority will be given to services which are focused on older people, enhance existing mainstream services and which are not currently funded by statutory organisations elsewhere in the UK. The Trust will expect the beneficiary organisation to have a robust plan to create the ongoing revenue to maintain the service as the charitable funding diminishes and to have processes in place to ensure minimum disruption to the beneficiaries in implementing these plans.
The Trust does not currently make contributions to the ongoing core costs (general running costs) of an organisation but will make a reasonable contribution towards salary costs for staff to carry out the proposed work detailed in the project for which funds are being requested. The request for a staff salary contribution must represent good value for money for the organisation.
Forthcoming deadlines are:
2019/20 Round Two: 25 March 2019 (opens) – 17 May 2019, 5pm (closes)
2019/20 Round Three: 1 July 2019 (opens) – 30 August 2018, 5pm (closes)
For more information and how to apply please click here.
Other Health & Social Care Funds
Dulverton Trust FundFriday March 29th, 2019
The Dulverton Trust Fund, administrated by Kent Community Foundation, awards grants of between £500 to £5,000 to small charities and charitable organisations, normally with an annual income of under £200,000. The Trust wishes to support projects that align with their existing priorities: youth opportunities; general welfare; conservation and preservation of habitats; and preservation of heritage…Health & Social Care Local Grants Older People
Ageless Thanet: Community FundTuesday March 12th, 2019
The Ageless Thanet Community Fund is one year old and to celebrate this, the amount that community groups, charities and individuals can apply for has increased to £3,500 (normally £1,000) for this coming round! The Fund welcomes applications of up to £3,500 for new projects, or the expansion of existing projects, that combat social isolation and loneliness…Education & Employment Health & Social Care Local Grants
Kent Coalfield Community FundSunday March 31st, 2019
The Kent Coalfield Community Fund awards grants of up to £5,000 to community focussed projects seeking to align with The Coalfields Regeneration Trust’s strategic themes of: Skills: Growing the skills of people in order to increase their opportunities; Employment: Developing pathways to increase the number of people in work; and Health: Supporting projects that increase…Education & Employment Health & Social Care Local Grants
Colyer-Fergusson Charitable Trust: Investing in Rehabilitation
The Colyer-Fergusson Charitable Trust’s Investing in Rehabilitation programme awards grants to support the rehabilitation of offenders and help reduce the collateral consequences of their imprisonment for their families; with the overall aim of reducing reoffending and making the communities of Kent safer. This programme will fund local organisations working in Kent and national charities currently offering, or…