Genesis Community Foundation
The Genesis Community Foundation is the grant
giving arm of Genesis Housing Association and it exists to fund
initiatives that help to sustain, empower and create great places
for our residents.
The Foundation is looking to fund projects
which will benefit our residents in one or more of the following
- Financial Inclusion
- Enterprise, Employment and Training
- Health & Wellbeing
- Social Research
Projects which do not show a clear link to any
of the five themes are not suitable for funding. All projects
submitted for funding must benefit Genesis residents but can also
be open to other members of the community.
Applying to Genesis Community
Foundation in 2016/7
In the current financial year, there will be
one funding round to award small grants of up to £5,000
All applications will be assessed using the
following selection criteria:
- Match with GCF priorities
- Relevance of target audience
- Clear evidence of need
- Quality of intervention proposed
- Effectiveness of the solution
- How achievable and timely is it?
- Risk Assessment
- Monitoring and Evaluation method
- How sustainable would it be?
- Value for money
Each application will be assessed against each
criterion and marked out of 5. To be considered for funding, an
application must have a total of score of 40 or above.
Please be as succinct as possible while still
explaining the intended outcomes and impacts of your project.
Please tell us if this service or product is available from another
sources, and if so what is different or better about your proposed
All applications must be typed completed and
forms emailed to GCF@genesisha.org.uk
For more information about the application
refer to the guidance document.
The Funding rounds for 2015/6 are in the table
|| Round 4 2016/17
| Deadline for
|| 23:59 on Monday 23rd January 2017
| Notification of
|| By Friday 3rd March 2017