the Community Foundation for the people of Kirklees.

 

 

 

 

 

 

ROUND 3 OPEN applications to be received by 8am Monday 22nd November. Decisions by 20th December 2021. If you have already received a grant from this fund you can not apply again. 

The One Community Foundation is delighted to be working together with Community Foundations across the UK to deliver the Made By Sport National Programme, offering local sports clubs and community organisations who support young people (aged 5 – 25) the opportunity to apply for an unrestricted grant of £2,021 which can help groups recover from the effects of the latest lockdown.

The coronavirus pandemic has had a significant impact on young people across the UK, and thanks to Made By Sport, we can offer this chance for sports clubs and community organisations to access vital funding which can help them to continue bringing sport into young people’s lives.

 

WHO IS THE FUNDING FOR? 

Organisations promoting sport primarily for young people aged 5 - 25 or clubs or organisations which intentionally use sport or any physical activity to deliver wider social outcomes with an annual income of £75,000 or less. 

Specifically, we will fund clubs and organisations which can demonstrate that they are using sport to work towards one or more of the following outcomes:

• Developing Life Skills - projects which develop the soft skills that will ultimately improve the life chances of young people, specifically projects which work towards any of the six key areas of life skills development identified by the World Health Organisation (WHO):

o Communication and interpersonal skills.

o Decision-making and problem-solving.

o Creative thinking and critical thinking.

o Self-awareness and empathy.

o Assertiveness and self-control.

o Resilience.

Improving Mental Health - projects which promote positive mental health through physical activity, which:

o Achieve increased confidence and resilience.

o Encourage positive social interaction.

o Specifically address mental health issues such as depression, anxiety or ADHD.

o Focus on general wellbeing and wellness.

Reducing Crime and Anti-Social Behaviour - projects which reduce crime and anti-social behaviour, either through providing diversionary activities at key times or through modifying and promoting positive behaviour.

Developing Employability Skills - projects which either develop employability skills or those which provide actual pathways to employment..

Building Stronger Communities - projects which build and rebuild communities, for example:

o Those which encourage integration or bridge divides between groups of people.

o Those providing opportunities for vulnerable or marginalised groups.

What can you use the grant for? 

The funding may be used for one of the following purposes: • Direct project costs including equipment, pitch/court/pool hire and kit • Staff costs related to the project including appropriately apportioned management time • Appropriately apportioned core costs • External monitoring and evaluation of projects • Transport • Volunteer expenses • Small capital expenditure items (such as changing facilities, resurfacing a play area or IT equipment), where a sustainable plan is in place for ongoing upkeep and maintenance.

We do not fund any of the following:

  • Party political activity

  • Promotion of religion

  • Replacement of statutory funding

  • Groups who have not complied with previous monitoring requirements

  • Organisations that support animals

  • For-profit organisations

  • The statutory provision provided by schools and hospitals.

 

Eligibility

All organisations must be based in Kirklees or undertaking project work in Kirklees and be one of the following:

  • Voluntary and community groups

  • Not-for-profit organisations

  • Charities (not registered with the Charity Commission)

  • Charities (registered with the Charity Commission)

  • Sports clubs and associations 

If you have previously had a grant from One Community Foundation and your project has finished, you will need to have submitted your evaluation form and receipts for the project. If you have outstanding evaluations, we may not be able to fund you

This fund will only accept applications from organisations with an annual turnover of up to £75,000 with the following priorities: 

❖ Priority 1 – Up to £25,000 

❖ Priority 2 – Up to £50,000 

❖ Priority 3 – Up to £75,000 

You must have a governing document (constitution, rules, memorandum and articles of association etc.), a governing body of at least three unrelated individuals, and a bank account in your group's name with at least two unrelated signatories. If a school were to apply for support, it would have to demonstrate that the funding request was not a replacement for statutory funding.

All organisations must be based in Kirklees or undertaking project work in Kirklees and be one of the following:

  • Voluntary and community groups

  • Not-for-profit organisations

  • Schools – We would encourage schools to make an application via their PTA. If your school does not have a PTA, we will accept applications directly from the school. We will only activity that is not statutory provision.

  • Charities (not registered with the Charity Commission)

  • Charities (registered with the Charity Commission)

If you have previously had a grant from One Community Foundation and your project has finished, you will need to have submitted your evaluation form and receipts for the project. If you have outstanding evaluations, we may not be able to fund you. 

What will you need to supply in your application (we call these supporting documents)?

Incomplete applications and applications which are missing the supporting documents required will not be processed; therefore, it is essential to attach the following documents: please note the below must be uploaded to the form.

You will need to upload the following before starting your application. Please note we require these documents even if you have provided them before. 

If you cannot provide ALL of the supporting documents listed, please do not continue with the application. Please contact us first. Info@one-community.org.uk

Please note incomplete applications and applications which are missing the supporting documents required will not be processed; it is vitally important to attach the documents. 
What's needed:

  • Your governing document. Signed and dated. 

  • Your latest published accounts or if you are a new/small group, please provide projections and/or cash flow. 

  • A document (PDF or Word) with the names and home addresses of your directors, trustees or management committee, you will need to identify who the bank signatories are (they must be unrelated). 

  • A bank statement (no older than 3 months) in your group's name, this must be the same as your name in your constitution. Please use your organisation name exactly as it appears on your bank statement when completing this form. 

  • Safeguarding policy 

You also need to provide a budget breakdown:

This should be a breakdown of the total project cost, not just the amount you apply to us for. If you are not applying to us for the full project cost, please remember to note how you will raise the additional money required to conduct your project on the budget.

Your budget should be set out as follows – (Please be as detailed as possible).

Example Budget

Staff x 2 @ £10.00ph x 4 hours per week, for ten weeks = £400.00 (We would like the grant to cover this cost)

Volunteer x 10 Petrol costs @ 45p per mile, on average 10 miles per week for ten weeks (£4.50 x 10) = £45.00 x 10 = £450.00 (We would like the grant to cover this cost)

Equipment:

Litter pickers £15.99 each x 10 = £159.99 (We would like the grant to cover £150.09 of this cost, we have fundraised to cover the additional needed).

Rubbish bags £3.50 per roll of bags x 100 rolls = £350.00 (We would like the grant to cover £0 of this cost, we have fundraised to cover the additional needed).

Total project costs £1,359.90

Total Requested £1,000

 

What happens if you are successful with your application.

  1. We will notify you via email – This email will be generated from our CRM (Salesforce); please check your junk folder. This email will include a link to the online evaluation and monitoring form. This form will become due four weeks after the project end date; it is good to look at the evaluation before starting your application.

This will help you keep track of the data we will require. You will also need to keep all of the receipts associated with the spending of this grant. We will require a receipt for the whole amount of the grant.

If you apply for staff costs, we will still need evidence of this spending; you might provide redacted payroll evidence. We will be checking the rate of pay, hours and number of staff salaries that match with your application.

  1. Your award might have conditions attached; you will need to tell us if you agree to the requirements. All grants will require you to agree to the grant awarded's terms; these may differ depending on the donor/funder.

  2. Your award will be paid into the bank account.

  3. You will be sent an evaluation email reminder four weeks before your project end date; this will contain a reminder of the link to the online evaluation form. This link is unique to your project.

If your application is successful, you will be required to publicly credit support from One Community Foundation, for example, on your social media, on all materials related to the funded work. Successful projects will be required to be available for a potential visit from the funder and participate in case studies (we will not require you to identify any individuals in the case study).

Note to applicants: Made By Sport is offering the opportunity thanks to support from the Cash4Clubs scheme. The Cash4Clubs scheme is funded by Flutter Entertainment Ltd. The donation being made by  Flutter is the amount it benefitted from as a result of business rates relief, which was put in place from March 2020 to March 2021 for its shops in England. All applicants should consider this before applying for funding. 

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