Small charities, social enterprises and community interest companies can now register to apply for funding and support through the Fore Trust.
The Trust is offering development funding of up to £30,000 and business support to expand the capacity of small charities, social enterprises and community interest companies. To qualify applicant organisations will need to have a turnover of less than £500,000 per year).
To apply for funding, organisations must register at the start of each funding round. Numbers for each round are capped and registration are accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis. Once the cap is reached, the round is closed. Once successfully registered, organisations are invited to submit a simple application.
The closing date will be the 3rd September 2018.
Examples of previous grants awarded include:
- Street Doctors who received a grant of £30,000 to enable the organisation to transition from being a small-scale student voluntary organisation to a national movement. The funding enable the organisation to employ a part time CEO and to develop the infrastructure to formally contract with Youth Offending Institutions and Teams.
- Art Against Knives which uses art as a tool for communication and personal development for 16-25yr olds received a grant of £27,510 to help fund the strategic development of the organisation to strengthen its longer term sustainability.
- Circle Crew for Change which is the UK’s first youth mutual organisation owned by young people, led by young people and for young people received a grant of £30,000 to fund a part-time Project Development Manager to drive the organisation at the critical transitional period in its development.