This page includes general guidelines for writing funding applications, how to write a letter of application and how to complete an application form.There is also a glossary at the end to help you to untangle some of the jargon funders use.Kids Club has made him much happier and this has helped his confidence and he is now even enjoying school more.” We want to provide a continuous experience for the families involved, and get more people involved.
Since setting up our bank account in August, we have received £47 in donations from supporters.Remember, your letter must be specific to your project and specific to the requirements of the funder you are writing to.This is just to give you some ideas about how to structure it.Send this to them as soon as possible, and make sure you meet any deadlines they set for you.Failure to do so could mean you don’t get the grant after all. Make sure you have a system for monitoring, and start this as soon as your project or activities begin.One parent said “Taking part in Kids Club means that my son has had a chance to make friends.He is sometimes bullied at school, and finds it hard to socialise.Please see below a budget for our project, showing how we intend to spend the money we have asked for.We do not yet have annual accounts, as we have not been running for long enough.Read through the terms and conditions of the grant carefully. Do they specify any other conditions of how the money is to be spent or handled? If the funder asks you for a report, make sure you send it to them in good time, including all the information they have requested.Even if you are not asked for information, it is worth writing to funders to let them know how your project is going, and highlighting any particular successes.