Silver Sunday Small Grant Scheme

In support of the Silver Sunday initiative we are pleased to offer a small grants scheme to enable community groups and local Town and Parish Councils to apply for a small grant to organise an event to support Silver Sunday.

Silver Sunday is a special day in the calendar which brings everyone together to celebrate older people.

This Grant Scheme aims to encourage communities to come together and give new opportunities for our elderly residents to leave the house, keep their minds and bodies and connect with the communities and generations around them.

As part of our working in partnership with local communities we would like to highlight national programme that bring communities together;

Guides for organising a Silver Sunday event as well as downloadable posters, invitations and logos can be found at the above link.

Applicants can apply for funding of up to £150 per project. 

To apply for a grant, please send the following details of your project to by no later than 5pm on Wednesday 18th September.

Details should include the following:

Main contact:


Project outline including start and finish dates:

Total cost of project:

Amount of funding required:

Other funding sources:

Notification as to which applications will receive funding will be made by 5pm on Wednesday 25th September.

Applications will be considered only for projects that can be delivered between Monday 30th September - Sunday 6th October.