Apply for funding

2024 Application dates

The Caithness & North Sutherland Fund considers funding applications on a quarterly basis. Please ensure that you submit your initial enquiry form well in advance of the closing dates to allow yourself sufficient time to complete your full application form, which we will provide you with after we receive your initial enquiry form and have concluded our eligibility screening checks.

2024 – Round 3

Application form closing date – Wednesday 26 June 2024.

CNSF Assessment Meeting date – Meeting – Wednesday 24 July 2024.

2024 – Round 4

Application form closing date – Wednesday 2 October 2024.

CNSF Assessment Meeting date – Wednesday 30 October 2024.

 

Initial Enquiry for Application

To apply for funding, please read our Guidance page including our Data Protection Privacy Statement before completing the enquiry form below.

On receiving your enquiry, we will arrange for our Fund Administrator to contact you to discuss your application in more detail.

Please ensure that you submit your initial enquiry form well in advance of the published closing dates to allow yourself sufficient time to complete your full application form.

 

Ask yourself the following questions:

  1. Do you need assistance of between £1,000 and £30,000 towards your project to help people become actively involved to increase the attractiveness of Caithness & North Sutherland as a place to live, work and invest with particular emphasis on achieving environment, social, culture and infrastructure improvements?
  2. Are you a voluntary or community organisation, school parent council or community council?
  3. Do you have a UK based bank or building society account in the name of your organisation that requires at least two people to sign cheques and make withdrawals?
  4. Can you send us an application at least four months before your project starts?</li><li>Can you explain the requirement for your project and how it will benefit Caithness & North Sutherland.

If you can answer yes to all five of these questions, then Caithness & North Sutherland Fund may be able to assist you.


    1. Organisation Details




    What type of organisation are you?

    Voluntary or community organisationSchool Parent Council Community CouncilCommunity GroupCommunity Development Group

    Does your organisation have a website?

    YesNo


    Do you have a bank account in the organisation's name?

    YesNo

    Does the bank account require 2 or more to sign cheques & make withdrawals?

    YesNo

    Is the organisation constituted?

    YesNo

    Does your organisation have a governing document?

    YesNo

    Is the organisation VAT registered?

    YesNo

    2. Has your organisation applied for a Caithness & North Sutherland Fund grant before?

    YesNo

    3. Who is the main contact for this application?


    4. About your project




    5. Project costs


    6. Other Funding Sources


    7. Can an application be submitted at least 3 months before the project start date?

    YesNo

    8. Which funding round do you intend to apply to?