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Funding opportunities

From time to time we're able to help organisations and groups access funding for specific projects and campaigns.

Current funding opportunities

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Enhance Programme (February 2022)

Leeds Older People’s Forum, on behalf of the Forum Central Partnership, has launched the Enhance Programme in partnership with Leeds Community Healthcare Trust.

Enhance’s main aims will be to support safe and sustainable discharge from hospital and neighbourhood teams into a secure home environment and to link Neighbourhood Teams with third sector organisations to enhance capacity in both sectors and avoid both delayed discharges and readmissions.

Please download and read the Enhance Service specification before making an application:

Application form: Please apply using the online application form

Closing date for applications: 5pm Friday 25th February 2022

FAQs about Enhance funding

We will post answers to queries received about this funding here.

1 – Which is the right Neighbourhood Team for our area?
You can find the appropriate Neighbourhood Team on Leeds Community Health Care NHS Trust’s Neighbourhood Team information page.


Annual funding opportunities

International Day of Older People (IDOP)

Annual funding from Leeds City Council with Leeds Older People’s Forum, for community activities to celebrate the day. 

The next round will be opened in 2022,

Recently closed funding

Hey Neighbour

Funding from Leeds City Council with Leeds Older People’s Forum and Forum Central to promote and support new or existing neighbourhood networks, encouraging people to make connections, and help generate volunteering in communities.

Funding closed November 2021.

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Time to take a seat

Funding from Leeds Civic Trust with Leeds Older People’s Forum for community groups to customise a regular bench in your area.

Funding closed November 2021

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Covid-19 recovery grants

Funding from Leeds City Council Public Health with Leeds Older People’s Forum, for third sector organisations working with older people to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic in Leeds.

Round 3 funding closed October 2021.