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Putting a Smile on the Face that She Keeps in a Jar by the Door 08 Aug 2012

This is a project by a registered charity in Harrogate. The organisation will use funding to deliver one-to-one support to older and vulnerable people in their own homes with conversation, accompanied walking and shopping trips, outings and parties. This will enable the group to continue offering befriending and social activities to older people, reducing isolation and providing beneficiaries with support and friendship.

Grant to Supporting Older People 29 Oct 2012

the salary and on costs of the Home Visiting Scheme Manager and travel expenses

Telephone and Skype Befriending Project 13 Jun 2017

Funding to start a pilot scheme of befriending by telephone and skype to reduce social isolation.

Grant to Supporting Older People CIO 08 Nov 2017

Funding to support vulnerable people through the winter months.

Researcher 20 Aug 2004

The Partnership aim to provide an access point for older people to local services. Information will be given on other groups working for older people, providing support and advice. The proposed facility will house a drop in centre, library and meeting rooms, and will run arts and crafts activities. This award will pay for the research needed to ensure that the needs of local people are incorporated into the plans for the centre.

Amount: £5,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Medway Older People Partnership

Outing 17 Sep 2004

The aim of the group is to organise regular exercise to keep the over 60's mobile and active, helping to combat isolation and promote social inclusion. The project is to take the older people on a day out to experience a Health Spa, which will increase the skills of members by introducing them to alternative therapies and help them to realise the benefits of regular exercise. The award is for costs of trip to health spa including transport.

Autumn Fayre 09 Sep 2005

This group promotes exercise and alternative therapy activities for older people and less mobile people living in five different villages in Lincolnshire. The project is to hold an autumn fayre which will bring together the five groups in the five different villages. The highlight of the fayre will be a traditional 'high tea' served by local catering students.

Exercise and social get togethers for older people in rural areas 04 May 2005

The organisation currently provides weekly exercise classes for people over the age of 60 and less able people. At present, these classes are held in four rural locations in Lincolnshire. The project aims to extend this service by training 12 more exercise supervisors and establishing at least 24 new classes in villages along the Lincolnshire coast.

Amount: £42,784
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: HOP (Healthy Older People)
Region: East Midlands
District: East Lindsey District

Grant to Faith in Older People 14 Sep 2010

Towards the costs of training workshops, reporting, management and other associated project costs.

Amount: £8,700
Funder: Esmée Fairbairn Foundation
Recipient: Faith in Older People
Region: Scotland
District: City of Edinburgh

Grant to Supporting Older People CIO 04 Aug 2017

We want to increase days out for older people that reduce isolation, foster friendships and create new interests.

Covid19 15 Apr 2020

Funding will be spent on staff salaries and volunteers to ensure support can continue to be offered to older and vulnerable residents during this crisis. This includes food shopping and medicine delivery.


The Warrington Older People's Forum aims to reduce social isolation amongst older people in Warrington through activities, days out and short breaks. They hold meetings every first Monday in the month with speakers and provide supportive information to older people. The funding will be used as a contribution towards rent for the 2018/19 year and to keep the monthly activities going for elderly people using the Whitecross Community centre in Warrington (including small purchase for items such as leaflet printing and refreshments).

Amount: £1,000
Funder: Cheshire Community Foundation
Region: North West
District: Warrington

Participate and Celebrate Age Programme 22 Sep 2011

This is a project by a community organisation in Great Yarmouth. The group will use the funding to support a borough-wide volunteering programme which will engage older people in activities, build capacity for engagement and plan service needs.This will address a wide range of issues, including reducing isolation, access to care and services, and reviewing support services to ensure effective delivery of services to older people.

Grant to Otley Action for Older People 17 Nov 2017

Capital costs grant for Older People's Welfare

There is no project name available for this record 17 Jun 2004

This award will be used to run a one day creative arts event aimed at young parents and older people. organiser fee, artists and materials, creche, transport and catering, room hire and publicity and postage.

There is no project name available for this record 20 Oct 2004

The group provide a range of support services for older people in the Otley area. They will use the award to provide a series of social and cultural activities.

Community Development & Social Inclusion Project 10 May 2005

The project will provide advice and support to older people in Otley who are at risk of becoming isolated and lonely. The project will also develop volunteering across the organisation so that volunteers can directly contribute towards reducing isolation and loneliness amongst older people.

Outreach worker and associated costs 23 May 2005

Citizens' Rights for Older People provide free and confidential services such as help with housing and debt problems for people aged over sixty to help them live independent lives. With help from a Lottery award it will be able to employ a new outreach worker to increase awareness of the group in rural areas of Ashford and Shepway. This will help more vulnerable people to benefit from the services that it can offer.

WW2 Victory Celebration Supper Dance 15 Jul 2005

Ryedale Forum for Older People 50+ group in North Yorkshire will use an award to organise a Victory Celebration Supper Dance, this will include WW2 themed display boards and a fifteen piece dance band.