A good application should do at least one of these three things:
You also have to involve people in your community when planning your activities.
You can apply for funding for:
There are additional guidelines for arts & sports projects.
You can apply if your organisation is a:
voluntary or community organisation
constituted group or club
not-for-profit company or Community Interest Company
school (as long as your project benefits and involves the communities around the school)
statutory body (including town, parish and community council)
Who they can’t accept applications from:
Companies that can pay profits to directors, shareholders or members (including Companies Limited by Shares)
organisations based outside the UK
organisations that have already sent a National Lottery Awards for All application and are waiting for a decision
organisations that don’t have at least two people on their board or committee who aren’t married, in a long-term relatonship, living together at the same address, or related by blood
one organisation on behalf of another
The can’t fund:
contingency costs, loans, endowments or interest
electricity generation and feed-in tariff payments
paying someone else to write your application for you
political or religious activities
VAT you can reclaim
Awards for All is a quick and easy way to get small Lottery grants of between £300 and £10,000. The programme aims to help people become actively involved in projects that bring about change in their local community.
They moved to a new online application form on Wednesday 31 July 2019
You have to set up an account to use this application form - even if you already had an account before Wednesday 31 July.
It might take a bit longer than usual to get a decision. It could take up to 18 weeks for us to tell you our decision, with a further two weeks to pay your grant if you're successful.
Read the application guidelines fully before you make your application.
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