Community Funding Consultation

This survey is a review of the current Basildon Council Grants to Organisations Fund to identify potential barriers which prohibit groups from applying for funding. We would like to hear your thoughts whether you have previously applied or not!

The online application form and guidance notes can be found on our website: https://www.basildon.gov.uk/article/3899/Grants-to-community-and-voluntary-organisations

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* 1. Have you ever applied for the Grants to Organisations Fund?

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* 2. If no, what was the barrier which prevented you from applying?

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* 3. What was your experience like? Please explain in detail.

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* 4. How accessible is the Basildon Council Grants to Organisations online application form? Please explain in detail.

https://www5.basildon.gov.uk/forms/organisationgrants

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* 5. Would you prefer to submit a video application?

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* 6. The guidance notes linked below provide a breakdown of the Grants to Organisations criteria.

https://www.basildon.gov.uk/media/8353/Basildon-Council-Grants-to-Organisations-Guidance-Notes-to-Applicants-2020-21/pdf/Basildon_Council_-_Grants_to_Organisations_-_Guidance_notes_to_applicants_2020-21.pdf?m=637231519721270000
 
Is the current criteria suitable for the £2,000 funding offer? If no, please explain why.

Please share any links to other funders in your response below.

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* 7. What could be implemented to improve Basildon Council's community funding offer? Please provide as much detail as possible.

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* 8. This fund currently operates with 3 funding rounds per year which close in June, September and January.

We welcome your views as to whether this is suitable or whether you would like to see something different.

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* 9. How likely are you to recommend the Basildon Council Grants to Organisations Fund to a colleague or friend?

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