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 Notes 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 grant round opened on Tuesday 3rd January 2023, and will close at 5pm on Tuesday 31st January OR earlier if we have already accepted 40 applications. We limit each grant round to the first 40 accepted applications. Apply early in the month to ensure your application is considered. We will post an update on our homepage if we are intending to shut early giving at least 24 hours notice.


Please remember the application form must be completed in one sitting, please prepare your answers in advance, using the application form questions template which is available here.

Step 6

Once completed, all applicants will receive by return a PDF printable copy of their Application Form. This is not an automated process, so it may take up to 5 working days, please be patient. At this point you will be advised if 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 Tuesday 7th March.

Applicants will be advised of the outcome within 10 working days of the meeting which for this round will be Tuesday 21st March 2023.

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