Friends of the Elderly

Friends of the Elderly provides small grants (normally up to £400) to older people who meet all of the following criteria::

  • Resident in England and Wales
  • Of/over state pension age
  • Who are living on low incomes and with little savings
  • Who do not fit the criteria for other funders

Applications need to be made through a referring agent. This can be someone working in local health or social care teams, the Citizens Advice, or other charities and community groups.

Please call them if you aren’t sure if you are eligible.

Otherwise, talk to your referring agent and get started today by downloading the application form and guidance notes from the website, or contact them by email at or call on 0330 332 1110.

You can find out more details of how to apply on their website