How to Apply

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We strongly recommend that you use the Word template below, in conjunction with the Guidance Notes, to plan your draft before completing the online form as there will be no option to save your application and return to complete later.

Word template

2021 Small Grants Fund Application Template

Guidance Notes

Guidance notes on applying to the Fund are available as a Word document.

Online Application Form

Once you have completed the Word template form and have your scanned, signed Extract Minute to upload you can progress to the online application form.

Privacy Notice

Please review our privacy notice, which outlines the way in which the Church of Scotland Office of the Assembly Trustees will use personal information provided to us in connection with grants awarded on behalf of the Church of Scotland.

Documents Required to Make an Application

Extract Minute

At the end of the online application form you will need to provide a scan of a signed Extract Minute from the relevant church court (kirk session or presbytery) approving:

  1. Support of the application
  2. Agreement with the General Conditions of Award (see below)
  3. Acknowledgment that no other application can be made while this grant is current (see below)

A model extract minute is available for download.

General Conditions of Award

Download the General Conditions of Award for approval by your church court.

Support Available

The Fund cannot review draft applications but we are willing to answer any questions you may have on the Fund. Just send an email to

Weekly Information Sessions

Weekly information sessions on How to Apply to the 2021 Small Grants Fundare offered during September.

Numbers are limited for each session.

To apply for a place, please click on the date and time you would prefer to send an email and we will send you an invitation.

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