Community Small Grants Programme 

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NOTE: Our average grant for this programme is currently around £2,500.

                                                                                                                                                                                         BEFORE YOU BEGIN YOUR APPLICATION, PLEASE ENSURE THAT:

1.
This project fits within your charitable purpose outlined in your governing document (for more information go to https://www.charitycommissionni.org.uk/charity-essentials/covid-19-guidance/covid-19-guidance-for-charities/#PURPOSES)

2.  You have adequate and up to date safeguarding policies and procedures in place to deliver this project, should this be applicable (for more information go to https://www.charitycommissionni.org.uk/charity-essentials/covid-19-guidance/covid-19-guidance-for-charities/#SAFEGUARDING)

3. 
You have adequate insurance cover to deliver this project


Organisation


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Organisation Details
Please Include Area Code
Correspondence Details (If different from above)
Main Contact Information
Registered Charity Details
Just the Registered Charity "Number" no pre-letters required.

Background To Charity and Present Activities

Please do not provide any personal details (e.g. name) of any individuals in this section.
Background to Charity
Please do not leave any of these fields blank. Enter 0 (zero) where applicable.




Target Area
The Foundation has two main target areas - Education/Training and Social/Community Welfare.

Target Community

Present Activities


Detail of Project

Please do not provide any personal details (e.g. name) of any individuals in this section.
Description (200 word limit)

Project Priority (200 word limit)
Objectives
Outline briefly up to two objectives for your proposed project and how these will be achieved




For example, if the same people will benefit each year, only record them once.
(200 word limit)

Financial Information

In the form below give a detailed breakdown of the costs you require for this project.
Please note: Our average grant is  currently £4,900, however demand on our funding is extremely high at present. 
Please enter amounts rounded up to the nearest pound.

Example;
Item or Activity : Tutor costs (10 weeks x 2 hours x £20 per hour)
Total Cost : £400
Amount being requested £400
Item or Activity

Financial History


Please provide financial information relating to your most recent completed accounts.
Please only type numbers into money boxes marked with a £.
Do not use decimals or commas and round up to the nearest pound.
For example, £5,000.00 should be entered as 5000, £50.00 should be entered as 50
Negative values should be proceeded by a minus sign, e.g. -2500
Financial History (Most Recent)
Please note: As per our guidance, if your charity holds unrestricted reserves of over 12 months running costs, we are unlikely to be able to support you at this time, unless funds are earmarked for a specific purpose.

Documents

Please upload and attach an electronic copy of the following documents. 
Click 'Choose file' then attach.

Adopted constitution/memorandum/articles/Trust deed which have been signed by an office bearer

Most recent accounts which have been signed by an independent examiner/auditor and an office bearer.

Attach the certificate(s) issued by your insurer.

If you support children, young people or vulnerable adults, you must attach your child protection and/or vulnerable adults policy here.

If you are applying for a grant towards salary costs.

Declarations

Declaration of Chairperson
Please provide contact details for the current Chairperson of your charity. Note: If the Chairperson is listed as the main contact on Page 1, please provide details of another Committee Member/Trustee.
Chairperson/Committee Member Contact Information
Include area code
Submission
PLEASE NOTE:  This form must be completed in full and submitted with all the supporting documentation before your application can be considered by the Foundation. 

Upon clicking PROCEED TO SIGNATURE you will be taken to a page where you can review the information you are submitting to us. You will also be asked to electronically sign your name either by using your mouse to 'sign' on the line, or by selecting the 'type your name to sign' option box. You must also provide a valid email address (this can be the same as you provided on Page 1 of the Application form). Once you are happy with the information provided and have filled out your ESignature for you can then click the Submit Signed Response button. 


Once this is done you will receive an email with a verification link to confirm your signature. Hence the need for a valid email address. This is very importantwithout confirming your signature we may be unable to progress your application.

If we offer you a grant, we will publish information about your organisation including name, location and the activity we have funded (project description), date awarded and grant amount.  We are proud to be working with 360Giving, helping us to share this information.