Step 1 – Complete the on line form

Please apply for funding by using the online form. Please read the criteria before applying and complete all sections on the application form. We will acknowledge your application within SEVEN working days. If your application is not complete or we need further information then you will have a further SEVEN working days.

Step 2 – Assessing your application

We aim to have a decision within FOUR weeks.

Step 3 – Letting you know our decision

Our team will let you know the outcome of your application. if your successful we will send you our offer with the terms and conditions. If your application is unsuccessful, we will let you know the reason why

Step 4 – Confirmation of your grant

You will be asked to return the offer letter signed, once received we will then request a pre-loaded debit card for the grant amount and send this out with further instructions and a PIN security number. You can then access the money through any cash point machine. This process will take approximately TEN working days. We will also ask you to work with us to promote your story with the support of our communications team who may contact you during and at the end of your project.

Finishing your project

You must complete your project within 12 months from the start of your project. You will be asked to complete an end of grant form which will help us understand if the project was successful, how the grant has been spent and what was achieved. We may also visit or telephone you to share your story which will be published on our website to help other applicants when applying