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October 21, 2020

Supporting older people during Covid-19 – grants available now!

Funding is now available to support and increase the capacity of third sector organisations to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic in Leeds.

The funding is provided by Leeds City Council Public Health. Grants are being administered and supported by Leeds Older People’s Forum (LOPF) as a partner of Forum Central.

Your application must arrive by 12.00pm, on Friday 30 October.

Who can apply?
Applications will be accepted from any third sector organisation, from small community groups to larger registered charities. Organisations must be able to demonstrate their ability to meet the needs identified, engage with and work to support older people in Leeds.

Grant available
There are two types of grants available. Organisations may apply for either, or both, but must submit separate applications.

Option One
Grants of up to £1,000 where one organisation is delivering the proposed work.
Option Two
Grants of £5,000-£8,000 where two or more organisations are working together to deliver the proposed work and are able to scale up the reach, covering a number of geographies or work areas and/or vulnerable groups.

Making an application
Please read these two documents fully before applying for a grant: full criteria and supporting information before submitting your application:

Please apply using this online form:

If you have any challenges applying online, please contact Ali Kaye at LOPF:
07399 887348 / 0113 244 1697

Your application must arrive by 12.00pm, on Friday 30 October.

Ali Kaye
Third Sector Development Manager, LOPF