The Lloyds TSB Foundation fhas launched a new £2 million funding programme which has a focus on older people who are experiencing financial difficulties. It is offering grants up to a value of £50,000 over 3 years Applications must be for work that improves the life choices and chances for older people and: Offers a sustained programme of support. Demonstrates measurable changes and benefits for individuals. Projects must meet at least one of the following criteria: They are looking for projects that are innovative and push existing boundaries. THey should also extend or replicate a proven model of working to deliver the goals and that will improve joined up working with local agencies. Projects should also support service user involvement. It will NOT fund core. For more information visit http://www.lloydstsbfoundations.org.uk/FUNDINGPROGRAMMES/Pages/Olderpeopleprogramme.aspx The deadline for Expressions of Interest is 20 September 2012 (5pm).