Applying For A Grant
(Please Note: All grant applications must be made on line - we cannot accept paper applications. If you do not have ready access to a computer or need help in using one, please contact Voluntary Action Calderdale they will be able to help you)
Have you read about the grants we currently have available? You should do this before making your application to ensure that you use the correct application form - you can see details of the grants available HERE.
You might also like to find out what you can expect of us, and what we will expect of you by reading our Charter 2011-12 - you can view/download it HERE. You may find it useful to read our Grants Policy 2011-12 - which you can view/download HERE.
If you are applying for a grant, please remember to submit your application well in advance of the planned start date of your project. We try to process applications as quickly as possible but it can typically take 8 - 12 weeks from initial application to final decision. You can view/download a document HERE showing the 2013-14 deadlines for grant applications.
When you are ready to apply for a grant, please follow the steps below:-
Step 1 - Check that your group fulfills the eligibility criteria HERE
Step 2 - Check that your group can provide all the documentation/information that will be required to support your application, the details are HERE
Step 3 - THIS LINK will give you guidance in completing the on line application form. It will open in a new window/TAB. You may find it useful to print out the guidance or leave the window/TAB open so that you can refer to it while completing the form.
Step 4 - In a moment (but not YET) you will select one of the buttons below. When you do, you will be asked to tick a box to confirm that you have read and understood the guidelines and then asked to enter your email address. When you have done so, click the green arrow at the bottom of the page next to where it says, "Send an email and continue". Within a few seconds, an email will be sent to you - MAKE CERTAIN YOU SAVE THIS EMAIL - it contains a unique link which will take you to your individual application form. You can use the link at any time to get back to your form. Now please select the relevant button below:-