Documents for applying

To apply you’ll need complete a proposal form on GEM. We’ll also need a few additional documents.

For two stage processes – where we ask for a concept note before a full proposal – this means that we’ll only ask for extra documents if you’re successful in reaching the second stage. At full proposal we’ll need the following documents:

About the organisation(s)

  • Constitution/memorandum and Articles of Association
  • Most recent set of annual accounts
  • Most recent set of management accounts

If your organisation is not based in the UK we will ask you to provide:

  • Registration documents
  • Evidence of trustees e.g. board meeting minutes
  • Evidence of accountant qualifications

If you’re planning work with partners, we’ll also need:

About the project

For international funding proposals we also require the following for each of your partners:

Depending on the initiative, we may also ask for an organisational development plan for your organisation. We will confirm whether this is required as part of the initiative’s guidance.


You may also find the following documents useful when planning your proposal: