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 Assessor may contact you by telephone or personal visit to discuss the application

  • The Assessors 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

  • An e-mail advising of the application outcome will be sent within 7 days of this decision

  • Successful applicants will be asked to submit signed Terms and Conditions, 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. Please also return the BACS form to confirm bank details along with a photocopy of a recent bank statement or a blank lodging in slip.


Monitoring & Evaluation 

  • 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

Accepted as a charity by the Inland Revenue under reference NIC 101763

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