Apply for a grant from us
The Bring Joy Foundation will make donations to not-for-profit groups, organisations and charities that can demonstrate their commitment to creating activities designed to improve the lives of the elderly.
What we fund
Events, activities or pastimes that bring the joy and fun back into ageing. This is open to groups or organisations across the UK that work with the elderly.
You must also be able to prove that you are a not-for-profit organisation.
What we don’t fund
Sorry, but we are unable to fund the following:
- Private foundations or organisations that distribute money to recipients of their own choosing
- For-profit companies
- Organisations that promote discrimination of any kind
- Lobbying / political activity
- We do not generally support capital campaigns, general operations, endowment funds, major construction projects, and vehicle purchasing or event sponsorships.
What you need to do to apply
Letters of Enquiry
You need to send us a Letter of Enquiry which must be submitted by post. We will send an email confirmation to acknowledge receipt of your Letter of Enquiry. Letters of Enquiry require approval by the Bring Joy Foundation Trustees. Please review the Letter of Enquiry Guidelines and the information on our procedures below.
The Bring Joy Foundation will make donations in amounts ranging from £100 to £5,000. Donation requests of more than £5,000 will be considered in special circumstances.
Letter of Enquiry Guidelines and message board photo
The Bring Joy Foundation will accept one Letter of Enquiry (LoE) per organisation. Applicants are required to include/answer all the requested criteria in order to be considered.
A message board photo: The charity is all about bringing joy to the lives of people who are older. We want to be able to see straightaway what your application is all about. Please write a few words on a large piece of paper that sum up what you’re application is all about and take a photo to send to us.