PLEASE NOTE: WE WILL ONLY CONSIDER APPLICATIONS FOR FUNDING OF PROJECTS OVERSEAS from CHARITIES THAT ARE REGISTERED IN THE UK or from charities who are already known to us.
(a) Large Project funding to the value of £25,000
Each year we support two – four large, community based environmental or educational projects that benefit young or disadvantaged people to the value of £25,000 each. These can be located anywhere in the world.
Please click on the attachment below for details of projects we have supported in this category.
The application & selection process for 2018 is:
Stage 1 – All applications for 2018 must be received by Friday 9th February 2018
Stage 2 – 8 -10 short listed charities will be invited to present their projects to the Trustees on either Monday 12th or Tuesday 13th March, please can you therefore make a note of these dates. Following the presentations 4 – 6 will be selected to go forward to stage 3 for voting at our AGM.
Stage 3 – For the AGM in May 2018 the 4-6 charities selected for the final stage will be invited to summarise and ‘sell’ their project on one page of A4 paper. Commonwealth Members worldwide will vote to decide on the two projects to receive funding.
Stage 4 – In May 2018, funds will be made available to the 2-4 charities receiving the most votes.
(b) Small International Fund
applications accepted all year – WE WILL ONLY CONSIDER APPLICATIONS FROM CHARITIES THAT ARE REGISTERED IN THE UK
This fund is to provide small grants of £500-£2,000 to support international projects located anywhere in the world. We accept applications all year round, so charities may apply at any time.
(c) Local Funds – applications accepted all year
Funds are made available to all of the companies within the Scott Bader Group, for them to submit applications to our Charity Trustees for charities they wish to support.
Each supports the work of charities associated with them or situated nearby. For example:
- Northamptonshire in the UK
- Co. Meath in Eire
- Amiens in France
- Falkenberg in Sweden
- Barcelona in Spain
- Liberec in the Czech Republic
- Zagreb in Croatia
- Cape Town in South Africa
- Ohio in the USA
- Shanghai in China
- Drummondville in Canada
Projects supported under this category are shown in The Difference our Funding Makes page
If you meet the criteria above, then please complete the attached application form. Applications submitted that do not meet the above criteria will be rejected immediately. Please return your completed application form by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
- We tend not to support projects or large capital appeals where a significant amount of money still needs to be raised
- As part of the funding process, applicants are asked to agree to complete a short questionnaire once the project is finished
- We welcome feedback from those who have applied to us for grants, both successful and unsuccessful, with comments about our processes, our information and our service