We know that you will be disappointed but we will write to let you know why. Please consider our reasons carefully before deciding whether to apply again.
We will confirm what we require in our offer letter and may include: Proof of ID and confirmation of address We may ask for an reference permissions form to share your story and photo permissions form
You will need to agree, sign and return the grant offer accepting the terms and conditions. We will then arrange for the grant to be with you in 10 working days and review the grant within 12 months.
You will need to meet the YouCan Criteria.
We will support any ideas that will make a difference in your community or help unlock your own potential. It could be relatively small such as starting a youth football team, setting up support groups or buying equipment to start a local computer group. Successful applicants have included cheer leading teams for young girls in Wolverhampton, an autism support group in Leamington and a 'Men in Sheds' club in Cirencester. The grant is up to £300 maximum to pay for some or all of your project costs. When you apply you’ll need to tell us as much as you can about how you’ll use the money and why it’s needed, including a break down of all the costs. YouCan will expect projects to only use the funds to purchase or set up things directly related to the project. Further details can be found within our criteria on apply now page.
Projects that happen or start before we confirm our grant Any costs incurred when putting together your application Existing activities and repeat events Items that are purchased on behalf of another organisation Loans or interest payments Ongoing staff costs Projects or activities that the local authority or public services has a legal obligation to provide. Projects that you cannot maintain because of high ongoing costs or the need for specialist services Projects that cannot be completed within 12 months of the start date
You Can is open to either individuals or local community groups to support local projects.
YouCan is initially being set up to support communities where Bromford play a part. If you aren't a Bromford Customer, you are still able to apply to YouCan - But your idea must benefit a Bromford community. There's a list of these areas on the Apply Now page.
YouCan makes its awards on a monthly basis by the YouCan team although if you don’t meet the criteria we aim to get back to you within 5 working days. Once you have successfully qualified for an award we will be in touch with you to receive payment information and agree the conditions. We would also like to keep in contact with you to see if YouCan could help your idea develop further in the future. Head over to the Apply page to get in touch now!
Head over to the Apply page for more information.