Funding: Concertina – music for older people

The registered charity, Concertina which makes grants to charitable bodies which provide musical entertainment and related activities for the elderly has announced that the next deadline for applications is the 31st October 2014.

The charity is particular keen to support smaller organisations which might otherwise find it difficult to gain funding. Since its inception in 2004, 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:

Age Concern, Exmouth which received a grant for entertainments for the elderly in Exmouth and surrounding areas.

St Wilfrid’s Residential Care Home, London which received a grant to provide cultural and social facilities for the residents and their friends in the area.

More details on their website.

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