Application Form

Please complete all of this form.
Contact the Fund Administrator if you need any advice.

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Organisation Detail
Name of person making application Position in organisation
Name of organisation
Contact details for correspondence
Post code
Telephone, DaytimeTelephone, Evening
E-mail Address
Are you part of, or affiliated with, a larger organisation?
If yes, please give details, including the head office address.
Priority will be given to local groups rather than national organisations.
How much money are you requesting from us?

Your Project
Please give exact details of the location of your project.
This should be by use of a grid reference.
Please give postcode
Please name the Parish/Borough in which your project is based:
This extract from our Trust Deed describes our main objectives.
Your application must meet some or all of these objectives.
Does your project improve life for your local community by promoting and advancing social welfare; or improve, enhance, protect and conserve the natural or built environment; or offer heritage conservation; or provide better appreciation of the natural and urban environment; or create a safe habitat for flora and fauna? Projects must benefit the whole community or a substantial section of it and not groups of an exclusive nature.
Please give full details of your group/organisation
Here you should describe your project and what you would do. Please outline your group's structure and tell us if you have paid staff and/or volunteers. We would like to know about community usage and your maintenance programme (where applicable).
Please describe what you are applying for and please tell us how your request will increase community benefit.
This is your opportunity to sell your scheme to the Trustees. Please feel free to attach digital photographs if these enhance your application. Digital video will not normally be accepted.
Supporting information should be limited to the equivalent of
a maximum of 2 sheets of A4.
Any information in excess of this will be disregarded.
Does your project / group have, or is it required to have any of the following:
Public liability insurance: Buildings and contents insurance:
A qualified first aider: A child protection policy:
A health & safety policy:
Does your project group have a constitution or set of rules?
If yes, please attach a copy.
Does your group charge any membership fees or subscriptions?
If yes, please give details of your charges.
Groups with high membership fees will not be considered.
Who is eligible to join your group?
What approval / permission do you need, or do you have?
(e.g. Landowner’s consent/Planning permission)
Are you still seeking approval / permission?When will you know if permission has been granted?
Have you consulted any other parties about your scheme?
e.g. your local Council, wildlife/countryside groups or residents’ groups.
If yes, give details below
What is the timescale for your project?
Please indicate briefly your proposed start and finish dates below
Will you be able to supply invoices / receipts as proof of expenditure within 3 months of receiving your award?

The finances of your group and this project
Projects with a large balance of funds, or access to substantial support will have lower priority
Do you have an annual report or balance sheet?
If yes, please attach a copy
Please attach a copy of a recent original bank statement.
Are you part of an existing group or charity with clear banking or financial records?
Or, are you a new group able to offer an outline of proposed accounts?
Individual or commercial organisations working for profit are not eligible for our scheme.
Please give full details of the costs for this scheme.
You must supply suppliers' or service providers' cost estimates. For building work please supply at least 2 estimates. Cost estimates should be itemised and not a lump-sum total cost. If you have to pay VAT please make sure this is included. If any discounts are offered these should be deducted from any estimates.
Please attach quote details
Do you have any other confirmed funding?
We prefer applications with some funds from other sources.
This can include your own fund raising and help in kind.
If yes, please give details below

Funding from

How much

What is funding for?

Are you seeking funds from any other organisations?
If yes, please give details below:


How much

What is funding for?

When did you apply?

When is the reply due?

Have you applied before for any funds from Manchester Airport Community Trust Fund?
You must wait 3 years before re-applying.
Reference number or dateHow muchWhat was funding for
Please provide your bank account details :
Account name ( this should be an organisation, and not an individual)………..
Bank account number
Sort code
Bank name
If successful, a grant will be paid directly into the above account.
It is a condition that we may publicise grants that are made.
Please confirm that this is acceptable to you.
This would mean that members of your group may need to be available for photographs and to assist in contacting the local media. Please provide the following information:
Names of your local newspapers
(including free ones) and telephone numbers
Name of newspaperTelephone number
Name of Press/PR contact in your organisation:
Telephone numberEmail address
How do you propose to recognise the support of Manchester Airport Community Trust Fund for your scheme?
e.g. plaque, mention in newsletter etc.
Where did you hear about Manchester Airport Community Trust Fund?
Manchester Airport is committed to ensuring that all people living in the area of benefit have an equal opportunity to receive a grant from the Trust Fund. Please help by giving an indication of the makeup of your group. By group, we mean all those that benefit from / are directly involved in your project. PLEASE GIVE NUMBERS OF PEOPLE NOT PERCENTAGES.
Approximately how many people are in your group?
Approximately how many people in your group are:
Looking at the age of those in your group, how many are aged:
5 and under6-16
Looking at the ethnic origins of your group, how many are:
Tick this box when you have entered the numbers for all members of your group. This will save you having to enter a value in every field and will indicate that you have included all of your members
A. Asian or Asian British
Other Asian backgroundIf other, please write in
B. Black or Black British
Other Black backgroundIf other, please write in
C. Chinese or other ethnic group
Other ethnic backgroundIf other, please write in
D. Mixed
White & Black CaribbeanWhite & Black African
White & Asian
Other mixed backgroundIf other, please write in
E. White
Other white backgroundIf other, please write in
How many of your group have a disability?