About the Kellett Fund
The Kellett Fund, established in 1996 following a £5m legacy from Mr Douglas Kellett, supports projects that enable active ageing.
Who can apply?
Funding is open to community and voluntary sector agencies active in Tyne & Wear, Northumberland and Chester-Le-Street.
What sort of projects will the fund support?
Our two priorities will be to support projects that:
We want Kellett grant making to support a balanced range of projects across these two priorities. We are particularly interested in supporting projects that deliver against both, offering older people opportunities to both benefit from and contribute to service provision.
To be successful projects must also:
In addition the Community Foundation will prioritise applications that address issues identified through our Vital Signs initiative. www.communityfoundation.org.uk/vitalsigns
The Kellett Fund will continue to balance the requirement to provide long term funding for established initiatives against the demands to support new and innovative projects. Applications for continuation funding are welcomed where grantees have demonstrated significant impact.
How much funding is available?
You may apply for up to £30,000 per annum over two years.
Requests for continuation funding are welcomed where an applicant has demonstrated significant impact in achieving Kellett Fund priorities. Please discuss this with us before making an application.
The Community Foundation’s normal list of exclusions will apply (see www.communityfoundation.org.uk/apply). In addition grants will not be made for:
How and when can you apply?
Applications must be made on the online “Kellett Fund 2018: Grant Application Form”. Applications received in any other format, or those submitted without all the necessary supporting documentation, cannot be considered.
You are advised to read all the questions in Section 5: About the project before you begin and avoid replicating information in your answers.
We are open for applications from 16 March 2018. The closing date is 12 noon on 20 April 2018. Successful projects will be notified in July 2018, and projects must start by 1 October 2018.
If you have any questions regarding the guidelines or wish to discuss your outline proposal please contact Sue Martin, Programme Advisor on 0191 222 0945 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
From 2018 the Kellett Fund will run annually. Details of the next funding round will be published on our website in early 2019.