First and second stage application deadlines are announced for 2020 funding rounds.
Tuesday, 3 September 2019
For the Small Grants and Open Grants Programmes, the Racing Foundation accepts and considers applications for funding three times a year. Grant applications must be received before the stated deadlines, otherwise the application will be carried forward to the next funding round.
The deadlines for 2020 are as follows:
submitting first stage application
submitting second stage application
|Trustees meet to
|1st round, 2020
||Friday 17th January
||Friday 28th February
||Wednesday 8th April
|2nd round, 2020
||Friday 1st May
||Friday 5th June
||Wednesday 1st July
|3rd round, 2020
||Friday 11th September
||Friday 16th October
||Thursday 26th November
- Applications must be submitted at first stage via our online application form. See here> for more information on the application process.
- We do not, under any circumstances, make grants in response to applications received in the form of general appeals or mail shots.
- Racing Foundation Trustees will not accept personal approaches in support of an application.
- The Racing Foundation is unable to enter into any correspondence with charities seeking to appeal against a decision to reject a funding application.
For more information on application criteria and how to apply please see the Grants pages of our website or click here>.
To see what the Foundation’s Trustees will focus on when considering grant applications, please click here> to download our Guidance Notes.
These deadlines do not apply to Equine Science Research Grants, which follow a different application process that operates one funding round a year. Dates will be announced in the new year but please click here> for further information.