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How to apply

Simple. Supportive. Local 

On this page you will find everything you need to know about how to apply for a grant.


Please read through the journey sheet and the success guide first as it will help your group know what to expect. However if you would simply like to talk to someone the grants team are always available on 01773 514850.

Once you have read the ‘journey sheet & success guide’ pop across to the the ‘available grants’ page, which you can find on the menu to your right.

Journey sheet

The ‘journey’ sheet explains what happens to your application when it arrives with us. It will give you an indication of how long it will take to get a decision and how we will work with you to make your application as strong as possible.

Read the Journey Sheet

Success guide

The ‘success guide’ gives you our general exclusions (the main things we won’t fund) as well as hints, tips and a review of what documents you will need to send in with your application.

Read the success guide


We also have our resources section which holds some important information and templates, including: