Applying to Trusts and Foundations
Make a formal application for fundraising support from trusts, foundations and National Lottery funders
Trusts and foundations can be a fantastic source of funding for all sorts of projects
Whether you want to give your girls access to new outdoor adventures, or simply need to replace some guiding equipment, it’s likely there’s a trust or foundation you can apply to for support.
Working with trusts and foundations is a slightly more formal method of fundraising – but it doesn’t have to be daunting. You’ll just need to make sure that you have a specific project to fund, and that your application is well-researched, well-written and carefully targeted.
To support you, we’ve created a guide to trusts and foundations, which covers exactly how they work. Our guide will equip you to:
- Recognise your funding needs
- Plan your approach
- Find relevant sources of funding
- Write your application
- Understand how to ‘sell’ Girlguiding to potential funders
Download our guide to trusts and foundations
Explore how you could work with a trust or foundation to deliver great guiding in your area.