Grants & Bursaries

There are some grants or burseries which can be applied for to help with particular aspects of guiding.

Help with starting new units

Trefoil Guild Starter Pack

This grant is for up to £40.00 and covers items from Guiding Essentials with the exception of badges, section wear and regional publications. It is available to any new unit or re-opening unit. The form must be received by the Trefoil Guild Office within six months of the first unit meeting.

Starting a New Unit Grant

Up to £1000 available, must be applied for within 4 weeks of first meeting. Funding covers leaders uniform, activity items, first aidkit, first months rent etc.  For full details of this, as well as other sources of funding for projects, visit the national website. You will need to sign in, then go to Running Your Unit, Finance, Insurance and Fund Raising.

Help with Outdoor Activities – Training and Attendance

Girlguiding North West England has an Outdoor Bursary Fund to help leaders with the financial cost of gaining a qualification in one of the outdoor skills in order to be able to help girls. Full details here