Success rates – what are your chances of receiving funding?

Applying for funding can give your organisation an incredible opportunity to help your community. As much as we would like to fund everything, often a limited budget means this isn’t possible. Therefore, giving you the success rates to our funding will help you plan around what the likelihood could be of receiving a grant.

The below is from decisions we made between 1 April 2016 and 31 August 2016:


What about the success rate for Community Assets?

It is early days for Community Assets and not enough has been decided on to give statistics. We’ll hopefully be able to starting providing this soon though.

Is there a success rate for stage two applications?

Two of our funds (large grants for improving lives and Scottish Land Fund) have a stage two application form. These funds are less than ten months old. With the timescales involved, the numbers of stage two applications that have received decisions are low.

During 1 April 2016 and 31 August 2016,  five large grants for improving lives application were decided. All of these were successful. In the same period, seven Scottish Land Fund stage two applications were decided. Again, all of these were successful.

Our hope is stage two applications will have a higher success rate than stage ones. As more applications are received, the success is unlikely to remain at or near 100%.







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