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A1
*Organisation name

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A2
Organisation address
*Address1:      
  Address2:    
  *Town:    
  County:    
  *Postcode:    
If yes, what is your charity number?
      
A3 *Please tick if your organisation is a registered charity
      
A4
*Name of person applying on behalf of the organisation.

Please provide title, first name and last name.
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A5
*Email address

(This email address will be used to send you an acknowledgement and a copy of your application form when you have finished your application.)
      
A6
Your address
*Address1:      
  (If this address is the same as the Organisation address, please leave blank) Address2:    
  *Town:    
  County:    
  *Postcode:    
A7
*Contact telephone number

This is the main telephone number you wish to be contacted on
        
A8
Website address

      
A9
*What is the relationship, of the person applying, to the organisation?

      
B1
*Please provide the organisation's geographical area of operation i.e where do your beneficiaries live? Select from the drop down menu.

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B2
If you operate in a specific location in Kent or Sussex, please tell us where.

      
B3
*What are your charitable objectives? Please give a short summary of the purpose of your charity.

(Must not exceed 1000 characters)
      
B4
*Please tell us how many full time staff you have.

      
B5
*Please tell us how many part time staff you have.

      
B6
*Please tell us how many volunteers your organisation has.

      
B7
Please tell us how many trustees or equivalent your organisation has.

      
B8
Are you a branch of a larger organisation? If so, please give the name and address of this organistion.

      
B9
*The next four questions are for you to provide a breakdown of your charity's income by voluntary, charitable activities, trading and investment. Firstly, what percentage of your income is derived from voluntary donations?

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B10
*What percentage of your income is derived from charitable actvities?

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B11
*What percentage of your income is derived from trading?

      
B12
*What percentage of your income is derived from investments?

      
B13
*Please tell us the date your accounts were last audited or when your most recent financial statement was produced.

We will view your audited accounts via the Charity Commission website.
      
B14
*Do you work with children or vulnerable adults?

      
B15
If so please indicate when your Safeguarding policy was last updated.

Please upload your safeguarding policy on the Supporting Documents page
      
B16
*Has your organisation been funded by the Lawson Trust in the past? If yes, please tell us when and what for.

Please provide details of previous funding.
      
C1
*Please tell us if you are applying for funds for a specific project or for ongoing activities.

      
C2
*Please tell us the total amount you are requesting towards your project or ongoing activites from The Lawson Trust.

If you are unsure how much to request please contact the Grants Officer (enquiries@lawsontrust.org)
      
C3
*Please tell us the total cost of your project. If you are asking for a grant towards your ongoing activities please tell us the total of your operational costs for the year.

      
C4
*Please select which of the trust's five funding streams apply to your project or ongoing activities.

      
C5
Please select a second, cross-cutting theme, if one is appropriate.

      
C6
*Please give us a title and short description of your project or ongoing activities.

Please note that this title and description is used to headline your application at the trustee meeting and will be used in our annual review. A title and one sentence description is sufficient. (255 character limit)
      
C7
When is your project due to start? Please leave blank if you are applying for funds for ongoing activities.

      
C8
When do you expect to have your project complete by? Please provide the end date of your current financial year for ongoing activities.

      
C9
*Please provide a short description of the evidence of need for your project or ongoing activities. If you are a national charity please ensure you highlight need in Kent, Sussex or both.

Must not exceed 1500 characters.
      
C10
*What undertakings will occur in the action or ongoing activities? We are only interested in quantifiable events here e.g. "We will train one course convener to deliver 12 mindfulness training sessions for one year. Please note that the next question asks what changes will take place.

Must not exceed 1200 characters
      
C11
*How will your action/ongoing activities transform the lives of your beneficiaries and therefore what changes will occur? e.g. "beneficiaries will learn new techniques to alleviate symptoms of anxiety enabling them to feel more confident."

Please use concise language. (Must not exceed 1200 characters)
      
C12
*How will your project/action be sustained or transform over time?

If you are applying for a grant towards ongoing activities please relate the answer to how your organisation will transform over time. (Must not exceed 1000 characters)
      
D1
Please give us a cost breakdown for the project. Enter all major elements and their projected cost in pounds. Please ensure that you cover capital, rent, staff and running costs where appropriate.

If you are requesting a grant towards ongoing activities this information should be extracted from your audited accounts or financial statement.
Item Quantity Cost (£)
   
D2
Please use this opportunity to provide any additional notes on the budget provided above.

Notes on action budget.
      
D3
What is your fundraising target for this project?

Please leave blank if you are applying for support with ongoing activities.
      
D4
How much of this target have you raised to date?

      
D5
*What percentage, of either your project budget or running costs for the year, does the amount you are requesting represent?

Must be a percentage of either project costs or running costs for the year.
      
D6
*What is your organisational income?

      
D7
*What is organisational expenditure?

      
D8
*What are your free reserves?

      
D9
*Please provide a short note on your reserves policy, crucially how much you hold and for what operational period would this cover.

      
E1
*Please provide the name of your organisation's bank account.

      
E2
*Please provide the name of your organisation's bank.

e.g. NatWest
      
E3
*Please provide your organisation's bank account number.

      
E4
*Please provide your organisation's bank account sort code.

      
F1
Please upload your safeguarding policy here.

(To replace the uploaded file, select the replacement file and send again. The currently uploaded file will be overwritten.)
        
G1
*Confirm that all the information given on this form is correct and current.

      
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