Aims/priorities: Barchester’s Charitable Foundation helps older people and other adults with disabilities across England, Scotland and Wales.

Foundation aims to give grants that will help people lead more fulfilled lives and reach their full potential. This year the focus is about connecting or re-connecting people with others in their local community.

Applications that combat loneliness and enable people to be active and engaged will receive their highest priority in 2017.

Who can apply? Individuals, small community groups and small local charities

Grant amount: Grants range from £100 up to £5,000. Average grant £900

Deadline: Applications can be submitted at any time.  Applications must be submitted online

Contact information: Tel: 0800 328 3328 E

mail: [email protected]