North Berwick Trust’s Forever Fund

The Trust welcomes applications from North Berwick organisations, charities and individuals.

The Forever Fund is usually open for applications twice-yearly, each spring and autumn.

The next general grants round opens Wednesday 14th September 2022 and closes Wednesday 26th October 2022.

The Trust welcomes applications from North Berwick organisations, charities and individuals.

Grants of up to £30,000 are available for projects up to £30,000 are available for projects and initiatives that deliver against the Trust’s funding themes.

Application and guidance notes will be available to download here.

If you would like to discuss potential applications or need help in applying, please contact the Trust’s Grants and Communications Manager on 07874625206 or email [email protected].

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There are two levels of grants:
Level 1 – up to and including £3,000.
Level 2 – over £3,000 to a maximum of £30,000.

The Trust will consider applications for funding that deliver against one or more of the Trust’s funding themes. These are:

  • To support and enhance recreational, cultural and sporting activities and facilities for our community
  • To support and enhance educational and lifelong learning opportunities for our community
  • To conserve and enhance the natural environment and public green space in North Berwick, and improve the sustainability of our community
  • To conserve and enhance the historic and built environment of North Berwick
  • To help those in need in our community

Individuals applying for support:

  • Must be over the age of 16 and proposing or participating in an organised project or activity which meets the Trust’s criteria (it’s funding themes);
  • Must have a bank account in the name of your group or organisation
  • Must submit their application by 12 noon on Wednesday 26th October 2022.

Prior to submitting your application, please check that you have:

  1. Completed the Organisation Information Sheet.
  2. Completed sections A,B,E and F of the application form if you applying for funding of up to £3,000 (Level 1).
  3. Completed all sections if you are applying for funding of between £3,000 to £30,000 (Level 2).
  4. Provided all required supporting information.

The deadline for submissions for the next general grants round is Wednesday 26th October 2022. All submissions are then assessed, and recommendations made to the North Berwick Trust Limited Board at its next board meeting. Applicants can expect to receive notification of the outcome of their application shortly after this meeting.

Once the grant is awarded, the applicant will have a period of 24 months to complete their project and make a grant claim.

The terms and conditions of grants will be determined by the trustees of North Berwick Trust Limited.

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