Glasgow Gladiators Powerchair Football Club

National Lottery Awards for All Scotland

Glasgow Gladiators Powerchair Football Club

A quick way to apply for smaller amounts of funding between £300 and £10,000.

Area
Scotland
Suitable for
Voluntary or community organisations, Public sector organisations
Funding size
£300 to £10,000
Application deadline

Ongoing

Apply

We moved to a new online application form on Wednesday 31 July 2019
You have to set up an account to use this application form - even if you already had an account with us before Wednesday 31 July.

It might take a bit longer than usual to get a decision from us
It could take up to 18 weeks for us to tell you our decision, with a further two weeks to pay your grant if you're successful.

Apply online Continue online application

You can contact us if you have any communication support needs that make completing an application form difficult or impossible for you. We’re happy to talk about alternative ways for you to tell us about your idea.

What information you need to apply

We ask for the contact details, home addresses and dates of birth of two different people from your organisation. Both contacts need different email addresses.

One person should be someone we can talk to if we have any questions about your project. The other should be a senior member of your organisation. Both need to live in the UK.

These two people can’t be:

  • related by blood
  • married to each other
  • in a long-term relationship with each other
  • living together at the same address.

We ask you for the legal name, address, and the type of your organisation

Make sure these are up to date and match up with any information or identity documents we ask for (when you get to the application part).

We ask for information about your organisation’s accounts

We want to know the date your accounts wrap up each year and how much income you have.

If you don’t have yearly accounts because you’re a new organisation (less that 15 months old) that’s okay. We can still look at your application.

We ask for a bank statement from the last 3 months

It should show:

  • your organisation's legal name
  • address the statements are sent to
  • your banks name
  • the account code and sort number
  • date the statement was issued.

Here’s a handy picture of the kind of bank statement we’re looking for.

We ask you for information about what sort of project you’d like to do

And how your project will help and involve your community.

We also ask you to read and agree to our terms and conditions

You can have a look at the terms and conditions here.

If you’re not sure about the sort of things we ask for when you apply

Contact us.

What happens after you apply?

  1. You send us your application – we'll get back to you with a decision in around 18 weeks. During these 18 weeks we look at your idea and do our security checks. You can find out more about the checks we do. We might give you a call within those 18 weeks, to talk a little more about your idea, or ask for more information.
  2. If your application is successful – we'll send you an email with the good news! And we’ll put the funding in your bank account within 14 days.
  3. You can start spending the funding on your project – you should spend the funding the way you said you would in your application (unless we’ve agreed to something different first). We might check in from time to time – to see how things are going.
  4. Share your story – you can tell your local community, share your good news on social media, or get in touch with local newspapers. There’s some information about how to publicise your grant. We’ll make a press announcement and share your story too. You can also download a logo for you to use to show you have National Lottery Awards for All funding.
Who can apply

Who can apply?

You can apply if your organisation is a:

  • voluntary or community organisation
  • registered charity
  • constituted group or club
  • not-for-profit company or Community Interest Company
  • school (as long as your project benefits and involves the communities around the school)
  • statutory body (including town, parish and community council)

If you’re a smaller organisation

We’re keen to fund smaller organisations too. So we’ll look at your income when we’re making a decision.

Who we can’t accept applications from:

  • individuals
  • sole traders
  • Companies that can pay profits to directors, shareholders or members (including Companies Limited by Shares)
  • organisations based outside the UK
  • organisations that have already sent a National Lottery Awards for All application and are waiting for a decision
  • organisations that currently have National Lottery Awards for All funding - we can only fund your organisation for a maximum of £10,000 within a 12 month period. And you can only hold one grant, for each different country in the UK, at a time. If you want to apply for a new grant - you’ll need to wait until your last grant with us is coming to an end
  • organisations that don't have at least two people on their board or committee who aren't married, in a long-term relatonship, living together at the same address, or related by blood
  • one organisation on behalf of another.

If you’re a school

Make sure your project strengthens the community outside of the school too. So it should benefit, and involve, more than just teachers, pupils, and parents of pupils.

The kinds of school projects we don’t usually fund:

  • projects to improve school facilities or equipment
  • projects to help with staff training
  • projects that are part of the school curriculum
  • projects that involve activities the school should already be providing
  • projects that take place during teaching times (lunch breaks, or before and after school might be okay)

If you’re not sure if you can apply

Contact us.

The projects we fund

The projects we fund

A good application should do at least one of these three things:

  • bring people together and build strong relationships in and across communities
  • improve the places and spaces that matter to communities
  • help more people to reach their potential, by supporting them at the earliest possible stage.

Your project also has to involve your community

We believe that people understand what's needed in their communities better than anyone. So it’s important to us that you involve your community in the design, development and delivery of the activities you’re planning.

This short video explains it well. It might be helpful when you’re putting your application together.

We look for extra things when it comes to sports and arts projects

With arts, we’re looking from projects that:

  • involve people from areas of high deprivation – so that people who don’t have a great deal of money can still join in
  • involve people who feel isolated in rural places – so places where there isn’t a big community nearby
  • involve older people, people in care home and carers
  • involve people who have been in care
  • involve people who are refugees or asylum seeks – to help them feel part of the community.

With sports, we’re looking for projects that:

  • involve young people from deprived areas – so places where there might be social problems, less money and activities, or issues with crime for example
  • involve girls and young women
  • involve young people with disabilities

If you’re not sure about the sort of projects we fund, have a look at what we've funded previously. And you can always contact us too.

What you can spend the money on

What can you spend money on?

This list doesn't include everything. So, if you're not sure, contact us.

We can fund:

  • equipment
  • one-off events
  • small capital projects
  • staff costs
  • training costs
  • transport
  • utilities/running costs
  • volunteer expenses.

We can’t fund:

  • alcohol
  • contingency costs, loans, endowments or interest
  • electricity generation and feed-in tariff payments
  • paying someone else to write your application for you
  • political or religious activities
  • profit-making/fundraising activities
  • VAT you can reclaim
  • statutory activities.

If you're ready to start your application

Apply online Continue online application

Already got funding? Find the logo here.

The programme is a partnership between The National Lottery Community Fund Scotland, sportscotland and Creative Scotland.