The registered charity, Concertina which makes grants of up to £250 to charitable bodies which provide musical entertainment and related activities for the elderly has announced that the next deadline for applications is the 30th April 2018.
The charity is particular keen to support smaller organisations which might otherwise find it difficult to gain funding. Concertina has made grants to a wide range of charitable organisations nationwide in England and Wales. These include funds to many care homes for the elderly to provide musical entertainment for their residents. Some of the charities that have received grants from Concertina include:
- Mind Active, Northumberland to help fund a joint social activity inviting residents and supporting care staff from every residential care home in Wansbeck;
- Access to Art, London to help fund operational costs of running trips for the elderly to galleries/museums.