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Leeds Older People’s Forum
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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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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. 

Grants of up to £300 are available to run events in Leeds around the 2022 IDOP theme ‘The resilience and contributions of older women.’ The deadline for applications is Monday 22 August. See full details and how to apply.

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.