Common Reason for Funding applications being refused

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Listed below are some of the most common reasons for refusing to grant funding to an organisation.

  • All funds have been allocated for the current round
  • Organisation not eligible     eg. by legal status or location
  • Project not eligible            eg. don’t fund under 18s
  • Activity not eligible            eg. don’t fund research
  • Budget too large / small
  • Application submitted after closing date
  • Activity has already taken place
  • Same activity has been funded previously
  • No match funding included
  • Inconsistent information
  • Forms not signed
  • Required documents not included

To avoid the above       Read the guidelines Check the application thoroughly