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What won’t Awards for All England fund?

Awards for All England cannot fund:

• projects or activities that do not meet any of the four Awards for All outcomes
• activities that happen or start before we confirm our grant
• any expenditure incurred or committed before we confirm our grant (including deposits)
• day-to-day running costs (for example, utility bills, council tax, rent and insurance)
• contingency costs
• endowments
• for those organisations with an annual income of more than £30,000 existing activities and repeat or regular events, including those we have funded before (unless it is more than three years since those activities or events took place, or they have been developed, for example they are going to be run with new beneficiary types or in a new area)
• fundraising activities for your organisation or others items that mainly benefit individuals (for example, equipment that is not shared)
• land, building, refurbishment, landscaping or property projects (including playgrounds and temporary buildings) costing more than £25,000 (including VAT)
• loans or interest payments
• ongoing staff costs (including salaries of permanent or fixed term staff)
• political or religious activities
• projects or activities that the state has a legal obligation to provide
• projects that you cannot maintain because of high ongoing costs or the need for specialist skills
• projects that cannot be completed within 12 months
• routine repairs and maintenance
• used vehicles
• VAT that you can recover.
• The purchase of alcohol

Download the Awards for All England Guide for applicants (PDF document 442kB)


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