WaCoCo promotes the social and economic wellbeing of the people Waterloo by supporting the sustainability and effectiveness of local community and voluntary organisations through drawing in funding, encouraging local partnerships and networks, and increasing their voice on local issues.
The Reducing Isolation Fund
The Reducing Isolation Fund is a new fund, set up to fund charities working to reduce isolation amongst older people and to increase the involvement of older people in their communities.
By 'older people', the award-makers mean people over the age of 50. Organisations working with the 65+ age group may be prioritised. Applications will also be considered for intergenerational work where older people are the main beneficiaries. Organisations must demonstrate how their work meets one of the two themes:
Organisations with an annual income of less than £500,000 are eligible to apply. Organisations with an annual income of less than £250,000 may be prioritised.
Online application form and further details at www.londoncf.org.uk/grants/available-grants/lambeth.aspx