APPLICATIONS OPEN! 2014-15 FUSE voucher scheme
The FUSE voucher scheme is supported by Sheffield City Council's Voluntary Sector Grant Fund. FUSE vouchers allow you to pay for £350 worth of support from VAS, SYFAB or Creative Pathways. The services available under the scheme include financial management/accountancy & payroll support, support and advice with managing staff/HR, legal advice/services, training, support with business planning and bidding for contracts, fundraising, diversifying income, management and governance, and much more!
Who the fund is for
Groups with an annual income of less than £100,000 and who work with the following priority groups/issues:
- BME people
- disability / health
- older people
- young people and children
- LBGT people (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender)
You can be a volunteer organisation ie you do not need to have paid staff.
If you have already received FUSE funding, you are welcome to re-apply but we will be prioritising groups who have not received it previously.
The application process
The scheme runs until 31st March 2015 but is likely to be oversubscribed. Vouchers will be issued on a first come, first served basis. Applying for a FUSE voucher is simple, you can:
- Apply online now or
- Download the application form (Word format, please return by email to firstname.lastname@example.org )
After we have received your application, we aim to notify you of the outcome within 10 working days. If eligible, you will be entitled to up to £350 worth of services from approved providers.