Time to Shine Small Funds

BIG TTS logo for online applicationThe Small Funds Programme has been established to help third-sector groups develop ways of reducing loneliness and isolation and strengthen communities benefiting older people defined as over 50 years of age.

There will be two rounds per year for six years with different themes each round.

The theme for Round Three is: Communication

The funds are to support a range of community-based projects that older people in Leeds who are most susceptible to the adverse effects loneliness and isolation can get involved with.




You can apply as a local organisation for awards of between £5,000 and £10,000

Closing Date

5pm Friday 23rd December 2016

Fund Criteria

For full information for Round 3 on eligibility and the application process, please download and read the Guidance: Time to Shine Fund Criteria – Round 3 – 2016.

Please note that the theme changes each round.

To Apply

Click here to access our online application form

Further Information

For further information on Out of the Shadows: Time to Shine please visit: timetoshineleeds.org

Click here to read the recent report on the Age Friendly Charter for Leeds

Click here for the Age Friendly Charter for Leeds


We will be at the next Leeds Funding Fair on November 30th 2016 to answer any questions you may have on Time to Shine (and other Leeds Community Foundation Funds). Click here for more information

Future Rounds

The theme for Round Four will be Relationships – more information will follow.


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