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Age Scotland Grants

The Age Scotland Grant is provided and adminis- tered by Age Scotland for Age Scotland member organisations active throughout Scotland. The programme is intended to support organisations that provide services for elder- ly people, with the aim of improving their wellbeing and living conditions.

The scheme aims to:

Build and support member groups for older people. Provide high quality and

expert information for old- er people and organisa- tions working with them.

Promote equality and ac- cess of services and bene- fits for older people.

In particular, the scheme wishes to fund work in the following areas:

Attending or run- ning an event which will benefit older people.

Developing new or existing projects for

Heritage Lottery Fund—First World War: Then & Now

The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) uses money from the National Lottery to support a wide range of projects involving the local, region- al and national heritage of the United Kingdom.

The Fund aims to mark the Centenary of the First World War by supporting community projects in the UK which explore, con- serve and share the herit- age of the First World War.

All communities living in the UK have been affected by the First World War in some way, either by the events that took place, or by the changes it brought about.

There will be at least £1million available per year for six years until 2019.

Grants of between £3,000 and £10,000 are available.

For further information and examples of the heritage your project might explore visit HowToApply/ programmes/Pages/ FirstWorldWarThe- nandNow.aspx#.Ue0YHY1 qk3J

older people at a local level.

Purchasing equip- ment or material to support activities for older people.

For more information visit scotland/about-us/our- work/community- services/age-scotland- grants-programme/

Dickon Trust

The Dickon Trust Grant is provided and adminis- tered by the Dickon Trust and is available for regis- tered charities active in the North East of England and Scotland.

The scheme is intended to support organisations un- dertaking charitable pro- jects, particularly those involving young people.

Grants are made up to a value of £1,000.

Applications should be submitted by 31st October 2013.

For further information and an online application form visit http://

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