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 Two was: Men

The theme for Round Three will be: Communication

The funds will be available 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

This fund is currently closed to applications.


For full information from Round 2 on eligibility and the application process, please download and read the Guidance: Time to Shine Guidance – Round 2 2016. Please note that the theme for Round 3 will be different.

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


To Apply


The online application form will be made available when Round 3 opens for applications.

Future Rounds

Round Three will launch in November 2016 with the theme Communication – more information will follow.


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