YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED
ARE WE ELIGIBLE FOR A GRANT?
Betsy Foundation provides grants for charities supporting vulnerable young people. You must be able to satisfy the following criteria in order to apply:
The applying charity must be registered with the Charity Commission.
The charity must be at least three years old
A gross revenue of less than £750,000
You will have at least three trustees who are independent with no one having overall control.
The charity will have a governing document to show how it is managed.
You will have a bank or building society account which requires two unrelated signatories.
The charity will have accounts and sound management structure for managing the grant
You will have an appropriate safeguarding policy.
HOW DO WE APPLY?
If you click here, it will take you through to the application page, which will explain the process in more detail and allow you to specify what amount you will be applying for. The application packs differ depending on whether you are applying for a grant below or above £5,000 or an ongoing grant.
Once you have filled out the application forms and provided all relevant information, you will need to email them to firstname.lastname@example.org with all required documentation attached. Your details will go through an internal process to ensure you meet the requirements of the Betsy Foundation. We will follow up your application and may require further information from you. Once we have all the information, your application will be put to a panel for a final decision.
CAN WE APPLY FOR MORE THAN ONE GRANT?
If your organisation is looking to fund more than one project and is applying for separate grants, you will need to fill in the appropriate forms for each project.
CAN WE APPLY FOR ONGOING GRANTS?
Organisations may apply for ongoing grants, although at the moment we are only offering a maximum timeline of 2 years. The organisation will be required to provide proof of how the funds are being allocated alongside some detailed reporting and meet mutually agreed timelines.