Find out who can apply
For a group to consider applying
for funds you will need to be, at the very least, a 'recognised'
organisation or group:
- A constitution (stating the organisation's aims and
objectives, meetings, whether funding is involved and what will
happen with any assets or funding) or Memorandum and Articles of
- A Management Committee comprising at least Chair, Secretary and
- A bank account in the organisation's name (to later produce
- Possibly have members - an organisation should also have other
Board Members (not just in the exceptional roles but ones that have
voting rights) and may also have members that support the
To become a charitable organisation, you will need the above and
you will also need to be registered with the Charity Commission.
Visit the Charity Commission's website as they have a
selection of draft Constitutions and other documents that may prove
See FAQs for more on how to apply for funds.