How to Apply

Step 1

Please review the Grant Themes to check if our next grant round is the most suitable grant round for your organisation to apply to. 

Step 2

Take our quick Eligibility Quiz to review our key grant making criteria, and to see if we are able to support in principle your project and organisation in our next grant round.

Step 3

If you are eligible, review the Application Form Questions for the latest round.

Step 4

Prepare and draft your answers in advance, using the Application Form Questions, Guidance and our FAQS.  

TOP TIP - Ask someone who doesn't know your organisation to proof read it to give you honest and constructive feedback.

Step 5

The next grant round opens on Monday 15th January 2024, it will close once 40 applications have been accepted or at the latest by Friday 16th February. We limit each grant round to the first 40 accepted applications.  Apply early in the round to ensure your application is considered.  We will post an update on our latest news page and on this page if we are intending to close early giving at least 24 hours notice, so please check frequently. 

IMPORTANT! Please prepare your answers in advance using the application form questions template, then when you are ready, copy and paste your answers into the online form.  We are testing a new application form process for this grant round, which requires you to use a Google account, you will need to set one up if you do not have one, any queries please get in touch.   

Step 6

Once completed, all applicants will receive automatically a copy of their Application Form answers.  Within 8 working days, you will receive an email and a PDF version of your application form from our Operations Manager advising whether your application has been accepted, rejected or if further information is required.

Step 7

Wait...  the Grant Advisory Panel consider and review applications in February final decisions will be made at the Panel meeting on Wednesday 13th March.

Applicants will be advised of the outcome within 10 working days of the meeting which for this round will be Wednesday 27th March 2024 

If you have not heard from us by this date please do not hesitate to get in touch