Persimmon Community Champions – funding projects which support the over-70s


Persimmon Community Champions makes grants to fund good causes across the UK. Each of their 31 businesses and head office gives away up to £2,000 every month to fund local community initiatives.

From 1st April for the foreseeable future, the scheme will be focusing on organisations that support the over-70s – a vulnerable group in our society that they feel is in need of support at this time.

To apply for a donation all you need to do is complete the very simple online form. You will need to explain how your group or charity supports the over-70s and why you deserve a donation.

What They Fund

Area: The UK

Suitable for: Local community groups and charities in the UK working with over-70s

Funding size: Up to £1,000 

Application deadline: There are no deadlines, winners are selected at the end of each month

Read more about this funding opportunity

About the Author:

Keir is a project officer based in Semble's Bristol office. Most of his time is spent on two of our movement campaigns, Outdoor Classroom Day and Backyard Nature. One of Keir’s main interests is food equality and outside of Semble he runs a small community food waste project.

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