FCS Charity of the Year 2019 Launches!

11th July 2019

Would you benefit from expert grant-writing support?
Would you like to access new grant finding streams?
Would you like to win a cash contribution for your charity?

The FCS Charity of the Year 2019 package brings together support worth £3,000 plus £250 cash contribution.

Following the huge success of this initiative last year FCS Associates Managing Director, Rachel Fletcher, today launches the FCS Charity of the Year 2019 competition to support local charities access funding support.

‘At FCS we see the challenges many small, local charities face on a daily basis to raise funds and bid for grants to support local people in need. We launched our own initiative which provides us with the opportunity to give something back to the local community and make a real difference.’

Last year’s competition attracted immense interest so we are re-launching and re-focusing it for 2019. If you would like to enter your charity in the competition please read the list of criteria below, then submit your entry.

The closing date is 5.00pm on Thursday 5 September 2019.  The winner will be announced at The Charity Hub on Thursday 10 October 2019.

List of Criteria:

  • Charities must be registered with the Charity Commission, based and embedded in Yorkshire/Derbyshire, with direct benefit to Yorkshire/Derbyshire communities, and not be a branch or subsidiary of a national charity
  • Charities applying must have an income of less than £500k per year and usually have unrestricted reserves of 6 months or less
  • You must state what you intend to use the cash for

You must outline what you would like the grant writing support for i.e. state any specific grants you want FCS to support you with.

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