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

Small Grant applications can be submitted during the time periods as listed below. Please note that we may have to limit the number of applicants in a particular round due to high demand. Applications are reviewed on a first come first serve basis, therefore we advise that you submit your Small Grant application form as soon as possible during the time frame. Applications received towards the end of the application window may be deferred until a later funding round if the current one is over-subscribed.

 

Application deadline Outcome notification
17 June – 27 September 2019 (4pm) February 2020
14 October 2019 – 3 January 2020 (4pm) June 2020
3 February 2020 – 17 April 2020 (4pm) November 2020
8 June 2020 – 14 August 2020 (4pm) March 2021

Large Grants

First stage applications can be submitted during a set time period, as listed below. Please note that we may have to limit the number of applicants that are invited to complete a Large Grant second stage application form due to the demand. Applications are reviewed on a first come first serve basis. Therefore, we advise that you submit your Large Grant first stage application form as soon as possible during the time frame. Applications received towards the end of the application window may be deferred until a later funding round if the current one is over-subscribed.

 

First stage application accepted Second stage application deadline Outcome notification
13 May – 19 August 2019 (5pm) 27 September 2019 (4pm) February 2020
16 September – 4 November 2019 (5pm) 3 January 2020 (4pm) June 2020
2 December 2019 – 17 February 2020 (5pm) 17 April 2020 (4pm) November 2020
30 March 2020 – 15 June 2020 (5pm) 14 August 2020 (4pm) March 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.