Age Friendly Bristol
An age-friendly city is a city that encourages active ageing by optimising opportunities for health, participation and security in order to enhance the quality of life as people age - World Health Organisation
Bristol Older Peoples’ Funding Alliance
The Bristol Older Peoples’ Funding Alliance (BOPFA) is a group of grant funders that have come together to share information and coordinate their own allocation of financial resources in order to meet the priority needs of older people within Bristol and help organisations address the changes needed in order to survive.
The Transformation Fund
In response to the changing funding environment, the Alliance wants to help organisations change and adapt in order to meet the needs of older people in Bristol. This fund is not for the delivery of services but BOPFA have established to support organisations to:
Each organisation can apply for up to £15,000 to contribute to one or more of the above aims. This should be used within a maximum period of 12 months from the allocation of grant.
This fund will accept applications from organisations that:
Bristol Older People’s Funding Alliance
The transformation fund is open to applications that can meet the following criteria:
What do we want to fund?
The following are some examples of the kinds of projects we would fund:
What wont we fund?
The transformation fund will not fund the following:
The deadline for all expressions of Interest is Midday on 22nd February 2018. After these have been reviewed by the Alliance, shortlisted organisations will be informed by 9th March 2018.
All shortlisted organisations will be required to complete the full application by 3rd April 2018 and successful organisations will be informed by 1st May.
Expression of Interest
BOPFA would like organisations to complete the Expression of Interest so that we can get an initial idea of your proposal and check that it fits with the aims and criteria of the fund. Download the Expression of Interest form here, and the guidance notes here.
All expressions of Interest should be sent to Bristol Ageing better who will be managing the application process. You can submit via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or, alternatively you can post the form to: BAB, c/o Age UK Bristol, Canningford House, 38 Victoria Street, Bristol BS1 6BY