The David Ellison Charitable Trust
Innovative Project Funding - 2019 Grant Round
The David Ellison Charitable Trust would like to invite registered charitable organisations who are based in Christchurch or supporting services in Christchurch, who are looking to introduce a new, innovative programme or project and/or looking to collaborate with other charitable organisations to support in any of the following areas:
Funding Eligibility Criteria
To apply for funding to the Innovative Project Grant;
The purpose of the Innovative Project Grant is to give organisations an opportunity to develop a project that is new and innovative. Projects are expected to support individuals, groups and (or) communities to make a positive difference in line with the Trust’s Mission Statement. Projects that have a preventative approach are of particular interest to the Trust (the opportunity to consider what they can do before a problem emerges).
Applicants can apply for:
The Innovative Project Grant may provide the bridge to enable programmes to be established or continue to be run including organisations working together.
Stage 1 - Expressions of interest close at 5pm on Thursday 31 October 2019 - Late Expressions of Interest will not be accepted. The Advisory Board will meet to review the Expressions of Interest advising the outcome to applicants by 29th November 2019.
Stage 2 – Successful Expression of Interest will be invited to complete a full application which will then be considered for a grant. Full Applications will open 1 April 2020 and close on 30 April 2020 and the outcome of these will be advised to applicants by the end of May 2020.
For further enquiries, contact
Telephone 0800 371 471 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
IMPORTANT: Please read information below to assist you in completing your application online.
Step 1: Determine eligibility
Step 2: Register or login to apply online
Hint: you will need an email address to register. If your organisation has a ‘generic’ email (e.g. email@example.com) using this may allow other staff members to use the same login in future (as long as they know the password).
Your login can be used for any Trust managed by Public Trust granting via SmartyGrants and can be used in future grant rounds.
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Step 3: Complete your Application
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You can save your application at any stage and return to it later.
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Step 4: Review and submit your Application
Note: Once you have submitted your application no further editing or uploading of supporting documents is possible.
Step 5: What happens next?
If you do not receive a confirmation email then your application has not been successfully submitted (don’t forget to check your spam email folder when looking for the email).
If you have any technical difficulties using the online SmartyGrants portal email firstname.lastname@example.org