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10 top tips to submit a grant application

10 top tips to submit a grant application

The Fine & Country Foundation grant programme has seen hundreds of applications flood in every March and October, all with different project types, writing styles and additional information. But, when there are hundreds of applications to consider, how can you make your grant application stand out? We’re here to help you tweak your sentences, refine your proposals and make an impact to both our Trustees and other grant programmes. So, here are our 10 top tips to submit a grant application.   1. Housekeeping Before you begin your Application Form, pay attention to what it asks you. Read the questions carefully and don’t rush your answers. Keep your form neat and tidy. If possible, always type your application, don’t handwrite it.    2. Repetition: good, bad or both? It is good to repeat important words or the gist of a point. However, if a form has word limits be careful not to waste your precious space by repeating too much. For example, our...

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Highlights: Trio in a trike drive from Sheffield to Monte Carlo
It’s not every day that you see a logo-plastered, racing-striped Reliant Robin with a bonnet painting of the ‘Tortoise and the Hare’ driving...
2019 International Adventure: Climb Mount Kilimanjaro
Join 15 like-minded individuals to climb Mount Kilimanjaro for the Full Moon experience from 7th-16th October 2019.  Download the appl...
Grant Application Process
APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED. The autumn grant programme will reopen from 1st-31st October 2019. We will not accept any applications outside...

10 steps to organise a charity golf day

10 steps to organise a charity golf day

Follow our quick and easy instructions to organise your own charity golf day to support homeless causes.   The Fine & Country Foundation is here to provide you with a plethora of support, all for FREE. Our only criteria is that you choose to support a homeless project. For more information on our criteria, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.   PREPARATION STEP #1: Find a local golf course; think about elegance and location. Call them to briefly explain your idea and request for a face-to-face meeting. Remember, initial contact should always be made through a phone call, not an email.   STEP #2: During your meeting, highlight the ease of the event, the benefit to your local homeless community, free PR for the golf club and the moral reasons to support this charity event. Secure a date, preferably anytime from late May until the end of September. Ask if the club will offer the course at a discounted rate in exchange for becoming a sponsor.   STEP...

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14th Jun 2019
10 steps to organise a carol concert
There’s no time like the present to get your charity carol concert ready, especially as the best venues and choirs get snapped up mont...
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14th Jun 2019
A cup a day goes a long way: Buy your coffee here
The Foundation have launched our new partnership with the Bean & Leaf coffee company. A percentage of every sale comes straight to The F...
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16th Apr 2019
The Foundation is on AmazonSmile
We have a simple, effective way for you to raise money for The Fine & Country Foundation without the need to dip into your own pocket, c...
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14th Jan 2019

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