Spring 2024 Grant Programme

Organisations must have a turnover under £250,000 p.a. to apply and be working either in direct interventions to alleviate loneliness, or in group-based social isolation work. While they accept applications from across the country, they will be looking to focus on areas with high levels of deprivation affecting older people.

  1. You should be working with older adults (over 65) in deprived areas, however, we are considering applications from all areas that can demonstrate a local level of need. Where all else is equal between applications, we will prioritise those working in the most deprived areas for income affecting older people and/or where the evidence supports a greater level of unmet needs in their location.
  2. You can be working on EITHER direct 1-1 service provision to alleviate loneliness, or Group-Based activity to address social isolation.
  3. Applications we wish to fund beyond the resources available will be given priority for the Autumn funding and won’t be required to reapply, unless there have been substantive changes to their situation.
  4. Our income limit of £250,000 remains in place for charities applying.

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