Funding for the Over 60’s
15th May 2019
Thanks to a substantial donation from The Chauncy Charity, we can continue offering grants specifically to support people in later life. If you are a charity, community or voluntary group supporting older people and are in need of funding for an event, project, equipment or activity, please consider making an application to us. We also welcome referrals from professionals for our hardship grants for individuals over the age of 60 who may be in financial difficulty. Applications for individuals can be for a variety of things including, but not limited to:
- essential household items such as a cooker, bed or washing machine
- special equipment for someone with a disability, limited mobility or additional need
- heating grants to help keep warm during the winter months
- essential items or enrichment activities that make a difference to the person’s welfare
Further information can be found in the grants section of our website.
Is your organisation looking for funding?
Applications to our community grants programme are invited from local organisations including charities, community groups, sports clubs and schools who operate in Stevenage and the surrounding villages, or who provide support or services to those living here. Please see our grants page to read our latest guidelines and to download an application form.
The Big Shave!
Claire Austin of Austin's Funeral Directors in Stevenage shaved her head to raise funds for the Stevenage Community Trust on Saturday 25th August at the Austin’s Family Fun Day.
We welcome new members A.R.K. Lasting Powers and Wills
A wonderfully warm welcome to our new members A.R.K. Lasting Powers and Wills whose support is greatly appreciated and will help make a difference to the lives of many local people.
An amazing transformation thanks to funding from Stevenage Community Trust
An amazing transformation thanks to funding from Stevenage Community Trust and help from local volunteers. We hope the children at St Nicholas Church of England Primary School and Nursery will enjoy this space for many years to come. If your organisation has a project that needs volunteers or funding, please get in touch.
Tea dance organised by Para Dance UK
Funded by Stevenage Community Trust, over 70 individuals with a variety of disabilities and additional needs enjoyed a fantastic tea dance organised by Para Dance UK
A big thank you to Alissia at Lawrence Dean Recruitment
A big thank you to Alissia at Lawrence Dean Recruitment for all her efforts in organising a Cake Sale and raising over £185 for Stevenage Community Trust.
New netting has now been installed at Codicote FC
New netting has now been installed at Codicote FC thanks to funding from Stevenage Community Trust. To meet with current FA regulations, players and officials needed to be separated from spectators when moving from changing room to pitch.
Stevenage Cricket Club unveils its new Junior Bola machine
Stevenage Cricket Club unveils its new Junior Bola machine. With a grant from Stevenage Community Trust, the town’s longest running sports club has been able to purchase an automatic bowling machine, which the club hopes will attract new junior members to the sport.