Funding

Applications for funds raised at the 2019 event are now closed. No further applications can be accepted until after the next full event which has been postponed to 2022.

Do you have an idea for a gardening related project that will support our Grayshott community?  Are you an organisation that needs financial support?  Then we may be able to help.  Simply complete our funding application form at the bottom of the page to find out more.

Examples of previous projects that we’ve supported include:

  • Grayshott In Bloom - Funding to maintain and create the hanging baskets

  • Grayshott’s Heritage Guide - A free walking guide focusing on Grayshott’s trees

  • P.K. Pre-School, Grayshott School & Elizabeth Fitzroy - helping create sensory gardens and supply garden equipment

  • Grayshott Scouts - developing an outdoor meeting space

 

Funding Application Guidance

Grants are available to any individual, group or organisation with a charitable or community goal for use on a 'garden-related' project that benefits the Grayshott community.  To be considered for funding please complete the application form below and submit it to us by the deadline above. 

 

Submitting your application

Applications can be submitted via the online application form at the bottom of this page. You have the option to add attachments and to print out the completed form for your records. 

Printing your application

If you wish to print the application, please make sure you click the Print button before submitting as you won't be able to print it afterwards. 

What happens next?

On receipt of your application you will receive notification of the committee’s next quarterly meeting at which your application will be considered.
 

Please note that Hidden Gardens of Grayshott retains the right:

  • not to award;

  • to not award a grant in full;

  • to stage payments;

  • to withhold all payment until the completion of the project, when supporting evidence demonstrating its success will need to be provided.

 

Please note that Hidden Gardens of Grayshott works on a funding cycle of 2 years, between events. If your project cannot be completed prior to the next event, funding may be withheld until after the next event.

 

Project criteria

  1. Your project must have a horticultural core, be of benefit to the community and be within Grayshott.

  2. Funding cannot be considered retrospectively.

  3. Applications should include estimates of the costs (including VAT) and evidence of costs (such as receipts) may be required.

  4. You must agree to the project being photographed and used to publicise Hidden Gardens of Grayshott.

  5. Where possible, your organisation shall take part in the next Hidden Gardens of Grayshott event so that your project can be seen by the public.

 

We are unable to consider grants that:

  • Fund core costs or salaries

  • Discriminate against certain members of the community

  • Benefit individuals only or projects that do not have community use or charitable status

  • Are retrospective projects

Need advice or information?

You may wish to contact one of the Hidden Gardens Committee to talk through the suitability of your project prior to application.  Please email info@hiddengardensofgrayshott.co.uk.

 

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