Apply for grants

Every grant we make goes through a rigorous process, so we can make sure we are funding the great organisations which will have the greatest impact.

See open initiatives

If you want to see how we decide who to give money to, find out more about how we make grants

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Application process

Every grant we make goes through a rigorous process, so we can make sure we are funding the great organisations which will have the greatest impact.

To respond to an ever changing world, we need to be agile and flexible, to allow us to respond quickly and get funding to where it is needed.

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STEP 1

Review the open funding initiatives page

See what we are looking to fund and whether you can apply.

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STEP 2

Make your proposal

This could be through a concept note, video, application form or something else depending on the initiative.

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STEP 3

Proposal review

We'll contact you to find out about your organisation and your project, and do due diligence checks.

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STEP 4

Decision

Our Grants Committees, comprising independent sector experts, and our Trustee Board, review for approval.

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STEP 5

Notification

We'll let you know the outcome. If approved, your grant will begin.

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STEP 6

Monitoring, evaluation learning

We work with you to monitor progress, helping us and others improve.

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