If your organisation has less than £5,000 in income and it has followed the steps in Starting a New Group, it should be capable of making applications for small amounts of funding. Information to help small groups and/or new organisations make funding applications is available in the Fundraising section.
When your organisation reaches an income level of between £5,000 and £50,000 it should be in a position to apply for funding around £10,000.
Staff should receive training on:
When your organisation reaches an income level of between £50,000 and £250,000 your organisation should:
- Have significant funding secured
- Be developing a fundraising strategy
- Be able to apply for funding between £100,000 and £500,000
To search for funding opportunities visit the Finding Funding section,
When your organisation reaches an income threshold of £250,000 then it should consider moving towards being commissioning ready. It may like to consider tendering, applying for larger funding streams or generating funds itself such as from social investment and crowd funding. Consultancy advice is available from fit4funding or SEE Ahead.