Application Process

Step 1

Please review the Grant Themes to check if the September 2019 theme of Life Changing Transitions is the most suitable grant round for your Organisation to apply to.

Step 2

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 2019 grant round.

Step 3

If you are eligible, preview the online Application Form Questions for the September 2019 round.

Step 4

Review the application Guidance Notes - which outlines what you need to include in your funding proposal, this needs to be uploaded as part of the online application process.

To view & download a PDF copy click here

Step 5

Prepare your draft answers and funding proposal, get someone who doesn't know your organisation to proof read it to give you honest and constructive feedback.

Review our FAQs for further assistance.

Step 6

The grant round opens on Monday 2nd September 2019, 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 27th September 2019 at 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 7

All applications will be acknowledged, and will be advised as either accepted, rejected or requiring further information. We limit each grant round to the first 40 accepted applications.

Step 8

Wait... the Grant Advisory Panel consider & review applications in October, final decisions will be made at the Panel meeting on Tuesday 5th November 2019.

Applicants will be advised of the outcome within 10 working days of the meeting which for this round will be Wednesday 20th November 2019.

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