BCF: Funds for Older People – deadline 14 April 2022

News from: Reading Voluntary Action

Berkshire Community Foundation manages a number of funds which aim to support projects tackling issues affecting older people, such as isolation, disability or disadvantage.

The Funds for Older People is now open for grant applications in the Summer 2022 round of funding, from Monday 21 March 2022 until 10:00 on Thursday 14 April 2022. Grants up to a maximum of £5,000 will be considered, subject to funding availability.

Beneficiaries must be aged 65 and over, grants will be awarded to groups, projects and programmes that:
-Improve health and wellbeing.
-Improve access to facilities, advice and training.
-Overcome problems such as illness, injury, disability, bereavement or financial difficulty.

How to apply? Complete the Eligibility Quiz at the bottom of the Funds for Older People page and if you meet the criteria of the fund, you will be sent a link to an application form.

Further information and support:
-If you have difficulty accessing the application forms or require support to complete an application, please get in touch with the Community Impact team at grants@berkshirecf.org.
-If you would like further support from RVA with submitting a funding application or any support with governance required for your group to get ready for this funding, please email advice@rva.org.uk or telephone 01189 372273 for free and independent support and advice.

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