The Journey of an Application

Pre-Application Phase

  • Apply online via this link

  • For pre-application advice or assistance please call or email the Foundation Office

  • Applications received are checked for completeness and eligibility

Assessment Phase

  • The Grants Officer assigned to your application will contact you to discuss the application

  • The Grant Officer's report is presented to the Assessment Team including the Executive Director

  • The Team agree a recommendation

Decision & Post-Decision Phase

  • The applications and recommendations are considered by our Board of Trustees on a quarterly basis in March, June, September and December.

  • We will endeavour to send an email advising of the application outcome within 24 hours of the decision.

  • Successful applicants will be asked to submit signed Terms and Conditions, a BACS form to confirm bank details along with a copy of a recent bank statement or a blank lodgement slip, upon which payment will be made. However, if the Trustees require you to meet a conditions, payment will be delayed until the requirement has been satisfied. 

Monitoring & Evaluation 

  • You are expected to retain all information relating to the grant, including financial records. For more information, see our financial management factsheet here

  • You may be asked to complete an interim monitoring form

  • You will be required to complete an evaluation form highlighting the impact of the grant. 

  • You may receive a visit at any time from a member of the Foundation Team


Closing Date

Contact Us

Clifton House Heritage Centre
2 North Queen Street
Belfast BT15 1ES

T: 028 9032 3000

Registered in Northern Ireland Number 19019

Company Limited by Guarantee

Charity Number: NIC101763

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