Through funding from Age Cymru, one-off grants of up to £150 are available for social events at winter time.
In order to apply for this grant programme applicants must be a local older people’s group in Wales.
· An older people’s group is understood to be an organised group of older people meeting regularly for social, recreational and other mutually beneficial purposes. · The group must be properly established, with a clear set of rules, constitution or terms of reference. · The group must have its own bank or building society account. · Grants cannot be made to individuals.
What type of activity can be funded? · Christmas lunches or Christmas parties. · New Year celebrations. · Chinese New Year celebrations. · Outings to the theatre or pantomime.
· Christmas shopping trips. · Theatre trips. · Other relevant winter celebration, meal or outing.
Activities must take place between November 2016 and 28th February 2017.
The deadline for applications is Monday 14th November 2016.
(Source: Age UK)