Dorset

Bournemouth-based over-60s groups offered funding

Last minute funding of £16,000 is available to Bournemouth-based community groups and charities working with the over-60s in Dorset.

The Community Foundation's Active at 60 funding must be used by December to encourage over-60s to participate in social and sporting activities.

Groups applying for funding must have an annual income of less than £50,000 and need to apply by 31 May.

Successful applicants will be awarded between £250 and £3,000 each.

Over the past five years the Bournemouth-based charity, Community Foundation, has distributed over £5m in grants to more than 1600 local charities and community groups across Dorset.

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