Apply For Support

Applicants are required to write to the Charity with detail of the activities which you wish the Charity to support. The letter should be accompanied by relevant supporting information including:

For all Applicants

A short summary covering the following points:

  • The organisation’s current activities
  • An outline of the project requiring funding, including details of who will benefit and degree of need for the project requiring funding;

  • The project budget;

  • Amount of grant sought;

  • Amount to be raised from other sources and how this will be raised;

  • When funding is required; and

  • How the project will be sustainable in the future.

Additional Information required from Registered Charities

In addition to the information required for all applications please also provide:

  • Charity registration number; and

  • Confirmation that accounts have been submitted to the Charity Commission if income and expenditure is more than £10,000

Additional information required from Organisations

 In addition to the information required for all applications please also provide: 

  • A copy of the most recent report and audited accounts


There are no deadlines for submission and applications will be considered as and when received.

  • A decision should be made within three months of receipt of an application.

Where to send applications

The Trustees. Novia Foundation, Cambridge House, Henry Street, Bath, BA1 1JS

or by e-mail headed “For the attention of The Trustees – Novia Foundation CIO” to

Unsuccessful applications

  • Due to the high level of applications received, we are unable to support or respond to every application and, in order to minimise the cost to the Charity, it is not our policy to explain why any particular application has not been successful.