Funding support is available for your Division and unit - have a look below.
There are a number of Girlguiding grants both National and local available to members. This is a useful breakdown of some of the funding that is available to you! Click on the grant names for more information!
Staring a New Unit Grant
if you are setting up a new unit (or reopening a unit after being closed for over 2 years) this grant can help with the setting-up costs and will assist with your initial resources! Applications must be submitted within 90 days of your unit’s ‘formed’ date on Go – your first meeting date - maximum £500
Trefoil Guild New Unit Fund
The Trefoil Guild is keen to keep in touch with local guiding and offers a starter park to new units. Application must be submitted within 6 months of the first meeting date. If a unit has had a break of over a year you may also apply.Available – maximum £40
The Disability Fund
Supports girls with disabilities. Grants can be used to pay towards the cost of a ‘buddy’ for a member with a disability so that she can take part in a camp, a holiday or an event. It can also help with transport costs.
The Guide Friendship Fund (UK Units in Need)
If your unit is in need of some financial assistance or is an area of socio-economic deprivation then this will help! It helps with the cost of unit equipment, uniform and transport for members going to a Guiding event.Available – maximum £250.
The Centenary Fund
this grant is available to girls and young women aged between 5 and 25. Your application must be presented to the Centenary Panel prior to your 26th birthday. This fund covers a broad spectrum, from travel to equipment to much more! Available – £300 per grant.
Leaders Travelling Abroad
To be eligible you must be the Leader in charge of a trip of young members (under 18s) who are going away for 5 nights or more. You must be completing the Travelling Abroad module of the Going Away Scheme and arranging to meet Guides/Scouts from another country and/or taking part in a service project. Available – £100 per award.
Grants for 4 Peer Educators
Peer Educators who have completed their Basic Training can apply for a start-up grant of £15 to help them run sessions in their local area. The money can be used to cover the cost of a 4 T-shirt, resources and materials. You can apply for follow up grants.Available – £15 start up and follow up grants.
Peer Education Training Grants
This grant assists with supporting Peer Educators to attend Countries and Regions Basic Training. It can be used to cover accommodation, catering, materials, and travel. Available – £750 annually for each country/region.
For more information on grants and how to apply check out the Funding and Fundraising pages.