Grant Application Form

Applications for grants from the Association of Jersey Charities are only accepted from existing members.  Members may apply for grants up to a maximum of £30,000 each year.

To qualify for a grant:
1.     The applicant has been a member of the Association for at least six consecutive months prior to making the application (save that this requirement may be waived in circumstances of exceptional and manifest need at the discretion of the Executive Committee); and
2.     The grant is to be applied (directly or indirectly) for the benefit of residents of Jersey or their family; and
3.   The grant is to be applied to a charitable purpose; and
4.   The applicant has displayed a sufficient need for such grant (see below for definition of need).
For the avoidance of doubt the Association defines a charitable purpose as one for:
• The advancement of education;
• The advancement of religion;
• The relief of or research into ill health; or
• Any other purpose of benefit to the community not falling within the preceding heads.

Applications for grants will only be accepted where they meet the following conditions:
1.     The application is received on or before the deadline date for submitting applications for the next meeting of the Committee (as publicised on the Association’s website); and
2.     The application form is (in the opinion of the Committee) properly completed; and
3.     All papers and information in support of the application have been provided with the application in a form acceptable to the Committee on or before the deadline date.  Including 2 quotes where goods and services are being applied for up to £9,999 and 3 quotes for grant requests of £10,000 and more.

Furthermore, the Administrator must be in receipt of your annual subscription and Annual Return.

Any grant not claimed against in a two year period will be cancelled and returned to the general pot for redistribution, save those grants where an incremental payment plan has been agreed.

Please note that this online form cannot be saved.  To ensure you do not lose data already input, type your answers into a Word document and copy and paste the data into the form once you are satisfied with your answers, and submit immediately.  A copy of the completed form will come back to the email address entered on the form for you to print, sign and send in with your supporting documents. It is this paper version that must be with the Administrator by the deadline date.- DO NOT PRINT THE SCREEN, WAIT FOR THE EMAIL AFTER SUBMITTING THE FORM.

Grant Application Form

Financial information. Along with the information requested below you must also submit a copy of your organisation's financial accounts which are no more than 18 months old.
You must enclose the following documents/information with your printed copy of this form:
Financial accounts which are no more than 18 months old;
Bank statements showing balances on all accounts held by your organisation;
Where equipment is to be purchased or building improvements carried out, quotations or estimates of the anticipated costs.

Grants requests in excess of £5000 must also be accompanied by:
Cashflow and surplus projection for the 18 months from the date of this application;
18 month expenditure forecast from the date of this application;
18 month income forecast from the date of this application;
Financial statements for last three years (where applicable).

Full Criteria and Terms & Conditions of grants can be found here.

- Once the application has been submitted, it will be placed in the "Private Members Area" for viewing by Members only prior to the next meeting in order for Members to comment on the application

- After the next meeting of the committee at which your application is to be considered, you will be contacted by letter confirming the outcome. If unsuccessful, full reasons will be given

- If successful, payment will ordinarily be paid directly to the bank account of the Member charity on production of final invoices/statements/contracts etc - the Administrator will liaise with you on this point

- Acknowledgement of receipt of funds will be required

- We are bound by a Service Level Agreement with the Economic Development Ministry to audit a percentage of grants awarded and may contact you in this respect

- A Post Project Completion Report must be supplied on completion of the project

- We encourage all Members who have been awarded grants to give publicity to the AJC where ever possible.

- Should you have any problems with this process please contact the Administrator In signing this form you acknowledge that you have read the 'Criteria for Making Grants', 'Definition of Need', 'Stance on Member's Reserves' and 'Terms and Conditions'.
 
 

 

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