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Community Grants: Apply for up to £500 to set up an activity!
Would you like to set up a new activity or group? Would you like the support of ourselves and up to £500 in grant funding to help you do so? Age UK Sheffield provide the South West of Sheffield People Keeping Well Partnership, which means that we are able to support new groups and activities to get off the ground!

Whether you already have a small group or you have a brand new idea for a regular group or activity, this is the perfect opportunity for you to really establish your group and try something new. If successful, you’ll be able to access up to £500 in funding per activity. 

It could be something active such as table tennis, a walking group or chess game. Or, it could be a group for people to share and enjoy a similar interests, just like the sporting chatter group that was set up in Dore and Totley thanks to this very same community grant fund. The sporting chatter group is much loved and very successful with members organising events from sporting film night to visits to football stadiums and quizzes.

Whether it's a knit and natter group, a volunteering group or a quiz group, all ideas are welcome and all applications are considered. After all, the more activities and groups that are available in our community for people to get involved in, the better! They open up a great opportunity to meet new people, make friends, learn new skills and have fun!

Although we can only consider applications for our Age UK Sheffield PKW partnership are (Dore, Totley, Bradway, Edncliffe, Fulwood, Ranmoor, Greystones, Nether Edge, Bents Green, Brincliffe, Ecclesall, Whirlow, Abbeydale)  you’re welcome to get in touch with us and we can put you in touch with the People Keeping Well provider for your area.

Funding is allocated for activities which support the overall aims of the PKW Community Partnership, including:

  • Increased awareness of and involvement in community activities
  • Increased range and uptake of volunteering opportunities
  • Increased participation and awareness of the benefits of green space and physical activity
  • Improved understanding of ways to live a healthy life

To apply, you can either contact us and we will send you the application form in the post, or you can download and complete the form by clicking here.

Download the application form

To apply, simply click the pink "download" button to download and complete the application form before returning it to Adam Howard, our Community Engagement Officer (details in form).