The sections below should help.
Who can apply to be part of the scheme?
The scheme is open to applications from schools, clubs and youth groups.
If you wish to apply you must meet the following:
We cannot accept applications from profit-making companies, private schools and statutory bodies not mentioned above, or from groups who are established for the purposes of promoting a specific political or religious belief.
How do I make an application?
To apply you must complete the relevant online application form.
If you are a School, College or Education Establishment please click here
If you are an Organisation that works with young people please click here
Your application will be acknowledged upon receipt and a Grants Officer will make contact with you to arrange an assessment visit.
Following this, a recommendation will be made to our Foundation Directors and, subject to all criteria being met and budget availability, you will be accepted onto the scheme.
A typical application process will take 8 weeks.
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Are there any specific documents I will need to provide in support of my application?
Yes there are...
If you are a school / college you will need to provide a copy of your most recent prospectus.
If you are a youth organisation / charity / ‘not for profit’ organisation, you will need the following:
How long does the process take?
An average application takes 8 weeks from the time you send in your completed form to us, to the time we provide you with a decision on whether it’s been successful or not.
In order to help ensure your application can be dealt with quickly, please ensure:
You send all the necessary documents with your application.
You respond promptly to any calls for additional information required.
You are able to provide times for one of our Grants Officers to come and meet with you and see your school / club ‘in action.’