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The deadline for the next round of grant funding is 5pm 12th August 2024 but we review applications on an ongoing basis so please send in your application as soon as you can.

Please send your application via this website and not by email.

How to Apply

We will only accept one application per organisation per annum.

If you have applied previously we ask you not to apply until at least 12 months have passed since the outcome of your last application. We also ask that if you have applied 3 times that you do not reapply for at least 2 years after the third application, regardless of the outcome of these applications. 

Please  make sure you have read the grantmaking guidelines to check that you are eligible.

Please provide all of the information requested below within your application.  Any applications that are incomplete may be rejected.   (Regardless of any previous applications or information provided please make sure everything requested is included within your current application. We receive hundreds of applications and reports during a year and don't have time to refer back to previous information.) 

Please explain any jargon or acronyms in your application.

Please do not make your application any longer than 4 sides of A4 in total (11 point font size).

Please provide all of the following information in order:


  • Contact for the application- name, job title, email address and telephone number.
  • Charity’s name, postal address and website address.
  • Your registered charity number. 
  • Summarise what your organisation does, how long you have been in operation and how your organisation is successful in its work.
  • Tell us your organisation's key aims and demonstrate impact- both quantitative and qualitative.

Project Details


  • Which of the SHCJ grant priorities, set out in the Grant Making Guidelines, does the project meet?  
  • State what type of grant you are requesting and the amount.
  • Describe the main objectives and impact (quantitative and qualitative) of your project - who will benefit, how many and where.
  • Please provide one brief case study of someone who has directly benefited from this work.

Implementation and Timescales

  • When will the project be implemented and delivered? 

Measuring the outcomes

  • How will your project be monitored and outcomes measured?
  • Who is supporting your project- volunteers, local authority or other partnerships?

Financial Information

Please make sure you provide all of the following financial information.

  • Confirm the amount of grant you are seeking and provide comprehensive budget details for the project,  including how much income you have secured towards the project so far.
  • If seeking core costs then supply a summarised organisational budget for the year in which the grant would be used.
  • State your total income and expenditure from your last audited accounts, explaining any surplus or deficit  (do not  just refer to other documents). 
  • If your accounts are more than a year old then please also provide total income and total expenditure for your most recent financial year (even if figures are draft at this stage).
  • Give your total income and expenditure budget for your current financial year, state how much income you have secured towards this.
  • State your current level of reserves.
  • As a separate  attachment, supply a full set of your most recent accounts, which must have gone through an independent examination.


  • Provide two independent referees for your charity's work- please give contact names and email  addresses that we can use. 

Other Information


Please confirm that your organisation has a safeguarding policy in place, if necessary, and that disclosure checks are carried out on all staff and volunteers working with children, young people or vulnerable adults.

Equal Opportunities

Please confirm that your organisation has an equal opportunities policy in place.

Additional Information:

  • If you have previously had funding from the Society of the Holy Child Jesus please let us know when the funding was received and what it was for.
  • Where did you learn about our grant making?

Please  send your application using the online form below. Attach your application document (PDF or Word, no longer than 4 pages and no smaller font size than 11) and a copy of your latest  examined accounts (PDF).

Please do not send any other attachments.

Do not need to send your application by email as well.

Data Protection

You can find our data protection on our main Society of the Holy Child Jesus website:

View our Data Policy

We collect information when you make an enquiry about our grant making function, when you submit application for a grant and in the course of providing those services to you. The legal basis for processing your personal data is having a legitimate interest. A minimal amount of personal data is collected, stored and processed solely for the purposes described above.

If you have any questions please contact the Grants Administrator using our contact form.


Grant Submission Form





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