How To Apply

Trustee meetings are normally held three times a year, in the spring, summer and autumn. The provisional closing dates for receipt of applications in 2024 are 12.00 midday on:

Closing dates are subject to change so please check the website before submitting your application.

For returning applicants, please download a new application form from the website.

Applications should be submitted by completing the Fidelio Application Form and should include the following:

There is no Nationality restriction and the work for which money is sought may take place overseas but the proposed beneficiaries must be based in the UK.

The trustees aim to inform successful applicants within within two months of the relevant closing date. If you do not receive any acknowledgement within two month of the relevant closing date, you must assume that your application is not successful as we do not contact unsuccessful applicants.

The trustees consider that the advice and instructions given here should enable applicants to decide for themselves on the eligibility of their proposed applications and the trustees will not reply to general questions about eligibility. Nor will the trustees discuss reasons for applications being unsuccessful.

The Fidelio Application Form may be accompanied by a one side A4-page letter (one only). Previous grant recipients should include a copy of their last grant report with their re-application. Please save your form and any attachments in PDF and re-name the form and attachments with your organisation name (the nominating institution making the application) in the title and put the same name in the header of the email when you submit it. The Application form and attachments must be saved in PDF fomat and sent by email (not post) to: