Bring Joy Foundation is the charity of Home Instead, providers of home care. Their mission is "to change the face of ageing, bring happiness and joy into the lives of our ageing population through improving and maintaining mental well-being and addressing loneliness and isolation"
They have simplified their grant making programme, made it open to small grass roots organisations who are not registered as a charity, will specifically fund activities and projects that further the needs of our ageing adult population through well-being activities and programmes to prevent social isolation and loneliness, and have lowered their age category to support the over 55s. Priority is given to organisations thqt have a connection with a local Home Instead office.
Small grants of up to £500 are available to communtiy ogroups that aren't registered charities. Grants of up to £1500 are available for registered charities.