How to Apply

Step One
Please review the Grant Themes to check if the September 2018 theme of Building & Developing Resilience is the most suitable Grant Round for your Organisation to apply to.

Step Two
Take our quick Eligibility Quiz to review our key grantmaking criteria, and to see if we are able to support in principle your project and organisation in the September 2018 grant round.

Step Three
If you are eligible, preview the online Application Form Questions for the September 2018 round. Click here to download a copy.
Step Four
Review the Application Guidance Notes- which outlines what you need to include in your funding proposalthis needs to be uploaded as part of the online application process. Click here to download a copy.

Step Five
Prepare your draft answers and funding proposal, get someone else who doesn't know your organisation to proof read it to give you honest feedback. Review our FAQs for further assistance.

Step Six
The grant round opens, on Monday 3rd September, complete the online Application Form as soon after this date as possible

We only accept applications electronically via the application form. The grant round closes on Friday 28th September 5pm or earlier if we have already accepted 40 applications. If we have closed the grant round early the link to the application form will NOT be accessible for you to complete. 

Step Seven
All applications will be acknowledged, we limit each grant round to the first 40 accepted applications. 

Step Eight
Wait...  the Grant Advisory Panel consider & review applications in October, final decisions will be made at the Panel meeting on Wednesday 14th November 2018. Applicants will be advised of the outcome within 10 working days of the meeting which for this round will be Thursday 29th November 2018.  If you have not heard from us by this date please do not hesitate to get in touch.