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SMALLER GRANTS APPLICATION PROCESS

Are you looking for a grant of £300 - £2,500? Please click below for an overview of the Smaller Grant Application Process

COMPLETE YOUR APPLICATION

WE ASSESS YOUR APPLICATION

If you have sent us all the information we need, we will process your application.

During assessment by the grants team, we will read through the application and prepare it for a meeting where the Trustees will consider and make a decision on your application. We may need to ask you some questions to plug any knowledge gaps, so we can present the best possible case for you. The extra questions we come up with are not generic but will be unique to your application and should lead to a stronger chance of success.

Assessment allows you to build a relationship with us through personal contact. It also allows us to keep our application form shorter and less daunting. At this stage we can give you a definite date for the Trustee meeting so you know when a decision is going to be made.

WE TELL YOU OUR DECISION

We will write to let you know the outcome of your application within about eight weeks. If it is successful, we will send you a letter telling you how much the grant is, what it is for and how and when it will be paid.

If your application is unsuccessful, we will write to you and tell you why.

START YOUR PROJECT

You can start your project once you receive our letter confirming the grant.

FINISHING YOUR PROJECT

You must complete your project within 12 months of the date of our letter confirming the grant, unless, by exception, the Trustees have awarded a grant over a longer period.

You will be asked to complete an end of grant report telling us how the grant has been spent and what was achieved.

We may visit or telephone you, or ask to see original receipts to check how the grant was spent.