Frequently Asked Questions - Applying for an award

Check the FAQ “Who we fund – and who we don’t” for details of who can apply and “what we fund – and what we don’t” to see what kinds of things you can apply for funding for.

Either complete the Application Form online, using the “Completing the Form” guidance notes (and having checked the “Who we we fund – and who we don’t” FAQ), and submit it or download it, complete it and post it back to us at:

The Weir Charitable Trust

Unit 201,
Ettrick Riverside,
Dunsdale Road,
TD7 5EB.


It’s pretty straightforward:

  1. Complete the Application Form online and submit it or print off and return a signed Application Form within deadline to the Trust.
  2. You will receive an acknowledgement that it has been received and the date your application will be considered.
  3. Within 14 days of applications being considered by Trustees (in line with the application cycle), you will receive notification either offering you a grant or rejecting your application
  4. You may also be contacted to undertake PR in association with the Trust (when you sign the Application Form, you commit your organisation to allowing the Trust to do this without further reference to you – please read this carefully).
  5. If your application is rejected, the Trust will advise you if and when you can apply again in future.


No. Have all the information to hand when you fill in the Application Form as you will have to submit it immediately on completion. We recommend you take a copy of the completed form before submitting it.

One that has an annual income of £125,000 or less each year.

This is for security to check that it is a person submitting an application rather than a computer trying to spam the site.