How to Apply Online

Our application process is now online. This will provide greater visibility through the funding process. You will be able to view; applications in progress, grants approved, associated payments, and be able to complete the post grant accountability all in one area.

If you require assistance using the portal, please contact the grants team on 0800 00 11 37, who are here to help.

To download a PDF guide of How to Apply Online please click here

Stage One: Check Your Eligibility and Register for an Account

  1. Organisation Registration

You are required to register your organisation if it has not been registered before, prior to completing an online application - go to our Apply Now page.

If your organisation is registered, and you are the new contact person please contact us to assist.

If you have applied before on behalf of another organisation, and now need to register a different organisation using the same email address, please contact us for assistance.  

2. Complete the Eligibility Quiz

Complete the quiz by identifying if your organisation meets one of our three eligibility criteria.

Learn more about Eligibility here

3. Complete the Registration Form

Please complete the online registration form ensuring that your contact information and organisation details are entered correctly.

PLEASE NOTE: You are unable to  save this form to be completed later, so please ensure you have the required documents you need to hand.

Once you have submitted your form you will receive an email acknowledging that we have received it.

4. Confirmation of Registration

Once your registration is approved, you will receive an email with a username and a Set your password link for you to select.  Once your password has been reset you can access the Grants Portal to login and activate your account. Your username will be in the following format: firstname_lastname.   

Please allow up to three working days to receive your registration notification from the Trust.

PLEASE NOTE: Your username and password is unique to you and the email address you registered. If you need to update the primary contact person for the organisation please contact us. To change your contact information e.g. phone number or email address, you can edit your details in the Grantee Portal under People.

5. Login to your account

Once you have received your username and password link and activated your account you can login at or via the Apply Now button on the website.