Grants are available for small local groups and small local charities in Great Britain to improve the quality of life for older people as well as adults with a physical or mental disability, where health and/or social care needs cannot be met by the statutory public sector or by the individual.Current StatusOpen for ApplicationsMaximum value:£ 5,000
The Foundation aims to make a difference to the lives of older people and other adults with a physical, learning or mental disability; supporting practical solutions that lead to increased personal independence, self-sufficiency and dignity.
For 2019, the focus is on connecting or re-connecting people with others in their local community. Applications that combat loneliness and enable people to be active and engaged will receive highest priority.
Grants range from £100 to £5,000.
The average grant awarded in 2018 was approximately £850.
Although most funding is awarded to individuals, small community groups and small local charities based in England, Scotland or Wales can also apply.
Support is mainly available to individuals in England, Scotland and Wales who are:
All applications for an individual must be supported by a third party sponsor (eg a health or personal care professional, social worker, charity or support group representative).
For further information on how to apply please visit their site here