Funding Bulletin #28 – Updates on Public, Corporate, Trusts and Public Sector Funding | November 2022

The latest fundraising bulletin is now available for you to view below.

Welcome to the November funding bulletin! This month’s bulletin contains details of the final round of Walking Football funding, as well as news of the Will Aid campaign.

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Applications for Walking Football Funding extended to Wednesday 30 November!

The deadline to apply for funding for Age UK’s Walking Football Programme has been extended! Find out full details below, including how to apply on the loop.

We have extended the deadline for applications for the third round of Walking Football funding, until Wednesday 30 November. If your local Age UK has already taken part in funding rounds 1 & 2, we will consider your application as long as you meet the key criteria. Find out full details below.

There is funding available to support 13 Walking Football Groups, with grants of £6,000 available to support the establishment and running of the sessions as well as the management, monitoring and evaluation of the groups. 

Applications for funding are welcomed from Local Age UKs in England; whether you want to start up new sessions in your area or already have existing walking football sessions and want to create new groups to expand provision. If your local Age UK has already taken part in funding rounds 1 & 2, we will consider your application as long as you meet the key criteria.

Our programme, and partnership with the FA and Sport England, won ‘Best Sports and Leisure programme’ at the Corporate Engagement Awards. Join over 35 local Age UKs in embedding a successful walking football activity within your organisation, as we build sustainable provision of the sport to impact the lives of older people.

How to apply

The grant application form, guidance and budget documents can be found on the loop here.

If you’re having any problems accessing the loop, please get in touch – theloop@ageuk.org.uk.

Applications are now live until noon on Wednesday 30 November 2022.

If you have any questions regarding this programme, please contact Rebecca.Barnham@ageuk.org.uk.

Funding applications for Age UK’s Walking Football Programme close Monday 28 November

There’s still time to apply for funding for Age UK’s Walking Football Programme! Find out full details below, including how to apply on the loop.

This is a quick reminder that grant applications for the third round of funding for the Walking Football Programme, in partnership with the Football Association and Sport England, are open until Monday 28 November. Find out full details below.

There is funding available to support 13 Walking Football Groups, with grants of £6,000 available to support the establishment and running of the sessions as well as the management, monitoring and evaluation of the groups. 

Applications for funding are welcomed from Local Age UKs in England; whether you want to start up new sessions in your area or already have existing walking football sessions and want to create new groups to expand provision. If your local Age UK has already taken part in funding rounds 1 & 2, we will consider your application as long as you meet the key criteria.

Our programme, and partnership with the FA and Sport England, won ‘Best Sports and Leisure programme’ at the Corporate Engagement Awards. Join over 35 local Age UKs in embedding a successful walking football activity within your organisation, as we build sustainable provision of the sport to impact the lives of older people.

How to apply

The grant application form, guidance and budget documents can be found on the loop here.

If you’re having any problems accessing the loop, please get in touch – theloop@ageuk.org.uk.

Applications are now live until noon on Monday 28 November 2022.

If you have any questions regarding this programme, please contact Rebecca.Barnham@ageuk.org.uk.

Final Round of Funding available for Age UK’s Walking Football Programme

The final round of funding for Age UK’s Walking Football Programme is now available! Find out full details below, including how to apply on the loop.

We are delighted to launch the third round of funding for The Age UK Walking Football Programme, in partnership with the Football Association and Sport England, with applications for grant funding now open. Find out full details below.

There is funding available to support 13 Walking Football Groups, with grants of £6,000 available to support the establishment and running of the sessions as well as the management, monitoring and evaluation of the groups. 

Applications for funding are welcomed from Local Age UKs in England; whether you want to start up new sessions in your area or already have existing walking football sessions and want to create new groups to expand provision. If your local Age UK has already taken part in funding rounds 1 & 2, we will consider your application as long as you meet the key criteria.

Our programme, and partnership with the FA and Sport England, won ‘Best Sports and Leisure programme’ at the Corporate Engagement Awards. Join over 35 local Age UKs in embedding a successful walking football activity within your organisation, as we build sustainable provision of the sport to impact the lives of older people.

How to apply

The grant application form, guidance and budget documents can be found on the loop here.

If you’re having any problems accessing the loop, please get in touch – theloop@ageuk.org.uk.

Applications are now live until noon on Monday 28 November 2022.

If you have any questions regarding this programme, please contact Rebecca.Barnham@ageuk.org.uk.

Reminder: Grant funding available for a new Walking Programme!

A reminder of Age UK’s upcoming Walking Programme, including how you can apply for grant funding.

This is a quick reminder that Age UK is piloting a new national Walking Programme from Spring 2023. Find out full details of the programme below, including how to apply before the deadline on Thursday 10 November.

The Walking Programme aims to improve the physical health of older people and address loneliness and social isolation in local communities, primarily focusing on older people who are the most inactive[1]. We expect the delivery period to run from March 2023 until January 2024.

You can find out all the details about the programme on the loop here, including how to apply ahead of the deadline on Thursday 10 November

If you require further information, please feel free to contact the Walking Programme lead, Jemma Appleby – jemma.appleby@ageuk.org.uk) to discuss any questions you may have ahead of the application process.

If you are having any trouble accessing the loop, please email theloop@ageuk.org.uk.


[1] Inactive is defined in the Chief Medical Officer’s guidelines as doing under 30 minutes of physical activity a week

Funding Bulletin #27 – Updates on Public, Corporate, Trusts and Public Sector Funding | October 2022

The latest fundraising bulletin is now available for you to view below.

Welcome to the October funding bulletin. This month’s bulletin contains a number of potential funding opportunities, details of the Age UK raffle and information on schemes being piloted by Age UK.

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Grant funding available for a new Walking Programme!

Age UK is piloting a new national Walking Programme from Spring 2023! Find out full details below, including how you can apply for grant funding.

Calling all Age UKs in England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland! Age UK is piloting a new national Walking Programme from Spring 2023. Find out full details of the programme below, including how to apply before the deadline on Thursday 10 November.

The Walking Programme aims to improve the physical health of older people and address loneliness and social isolation in local communities, primarily focusing on older people who are the most inactive[1]. We expect the delivery period to run from March 2023 until January 2024.

You can find out all the details about the programme on the loop here, including how to apply ahead of the deadline on Thursday 10 November

If you require further information, please feel free to contact the Walking Programme lead, Jemma Appleby – jemma.appleby@ageuk.org.uk) to discuss any questions you may have ahead of the application process.

If you are having any trouble accessing the loop, please email theloop@ageuk.org.uk.


[1] Inactive is defined in the Chief Medical Officer’s guidelines as doing under 30 minutes of physical activity a week

Funding Bulletin #26 – Updates on Public, Corporate, Trusts and Public Sector Funding | September 2022

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Welcome to the belated September funding bulletin – our apologies for the delay in getting this out to you, our comms team were on reduced capacity last week. September’s bulletin contains a number of potential funding opportunities as well as information on schemes being piloted by Age UK.

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Funding Bulletin #25 – Updates on Public, Corporate, Trusts and Public Sector Funding | August 2022

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Welcome to the August funding bulletin. As it is August, there is not so much new funding news. Santander Foundation has launched a new grants fund to help people with digital and financial skills, and there is a reminder of ongoing opportunities highlighted in previous editions of the bulletin.

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Funding Bulletin #24 – Updates on Public, Corporate, Trusts and Public Sector Funding | July 2022

The latest fundraising bulletin is now available for you to view below.

Welcome to the July funding bulletin! This edition includes details of the 2023 GSK IMPACT awards offering core funding and free training for charities, and a reminder of the ongoing grant funding opportunities for physical activity projects in local communities.

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