Hospices: hospices are not eligible to apply for Later Life Grants

Local Age UK branches: please contact the National Age UK office for advice before applying

Our Later Life Grant programme is open to local and national charities who are working to reduce loneliness and isolation in later life.

Small Grants

Large Grants

Application deadlines

Small grants

Application deadline Outcome notification
1 July – 31 August 2020 (4pm) March 2021
1 October – 23 December 2020 (4pm) June 2021
1 March – 31 May (4pm) October 2021

Large grants

First stage application deadline Outcome notification
1 July – 31 July 2020 (5pm) March 2021
1 September – 31 October 2020 (5pm) June 2021
1 February – 31 March 2021 (5pm) October 2021

Further information

If after looking at our FAQs you need further information please call  020 3146 3337 or email charitygrants@mcf.org.uk

If you are a Freemason who is interested in referring a charity for a grant, please do not hesitate to share this page with the organisation or give them our contact details so we can advise them on how to apply.