Should I apply?
If your project meets the following criteria then we welcome your application. Your project should be:
- Essentially Scottish.
- Distinctively new (‘Novum’).
- Not readily able to be financed from other sources.
- Short term to get the project started - normally one year. The Novum Trust aims to ‘prime the pump’ and allow a new enterprise the chance to prove itself.
- Focussed on the welfare of young people, the training of lay people or new ways of communicating the Christian faith.
How to apply
To apply for a grant, the application form (available below) must be completed. Please refer to the guidance notes provided when filling out the form as this gives advice on the type and scope of information to provide to support your application.
The Trustees meet twice a year, in May and November, to consider applications. Applications must be received by 15th April for the May meeting and 15th October for the November meeting to be considered. Please ensure your application is received by these dates.
Please download the following documents to make an application to the Trust: