The Tesco Charity Trust has announced that it is currently accepting applications for projects supporting the elderly and/or people with disabilities. Through the Trust Community and Voluntary groups can apply for grants apply for grants of between £500 and £4,000 through the Tesco Charity’s Community Awards. The Tesco Charity Trust has been in existence since 1987 and aims to provide approximately £600,000 in grants each year. The types of projects supported in the past have included befriending schemes; luncheon clubs; specialist equipment for disabled people; and day trips / social trips – for elderly / disabled people, etc. The Tesco Charity Trust Trustees also consider grant applications at their tri-annual meetings. These grants range between £4,000 and £25,000 and are to support local, national or international projects in areas where Tesco’s operate. The closing date for applications is the 31st March 2013….