Community Fund Administrators

GrantScape are community fund administrators, specialising in designing and delivering top quality, cost-effective grant programmes for a range of clients. Since 1997, our expereinced and dedicated team has successfully established and delivered over 75 community funds around England and Wales.

How we can help you

If you or your organisation is considering setting up a community or environmental fund, GrantScape is very well placed to help you by:

  • Designing a fund tailored to your specific objectives and branding requirements
  • Managing the entire grant application and assessment process smoothly through our user-friendly online system
  • Giving you as much or as little involvement as you want in actual grant decisions
  • Administering all aspects of grants that are awarded, including payments and the evaluation of project outcomes
  • Ensuring that we fulfil your internal reporting requirements
  • Promoting you or your organisation’s involvement and community support

Our community fund administration service

GrantScape’s service covers the entire grant-making process:

  • Attending public consultations (for renewable energy related Community Benefit Funds) to present the local benefits the Fund would provide
  • Arranging and co-ordinating ‘focus groups’ with the communities to understand their local needs
  • Developing web-based grant application forms and comprehensive supporting guidance
  • Setting up expert, independent advisory groups to assist in deciding how best to invest the funds
  • Managing fund payments and undertaking all related financial reporting
  • Monitoring projects in progress and providing guidance to funding recipients where necessary
  • Producing web-based case studies and e-newsletters to promote each fund and the involvement of our clients

We can also provide:

  • A tried and tested online, paper-free application process which our applicants have consistently confirmed to be very user-friendly
  • Professional support for applicants should they need guidance in completing their applications
  • High quality input to decision-making, ensuring that only the best and most deserving applications receive funds
  • Cost-effective administration of funds from start to completion
  • Incisive reporting to clients on the progress of their funds

Why choose GrantScape?

GrantScape has a long and successful heritage of community and environmental grant-making throughout England and Wales. As a client, you can therefore be assured that:

  • You will receive excellent value for money, because our processes have been tuned over the years to be as efficient and effective as possible
  • You will be working with an independent partner, with a robust internal controls environment, in whom you can have full trust
  • You will be supported by a respected charity with a highly committed staff team

Contact us

For further details of how GrantScape can help you, please contact Matt Young, GrantScape’s Chief Executive:

email: matt.young@grantscape.org.uk
telephone: 01908 247635
mobile: 07963 987657