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How to apply to Join the Sheffield Town Trust Subscription List 

The Town Trust has operated a subscriptions list for many years, through which it has supported the central running costs of a number of local charities and organisations with committed funding for a period of 3 years at a time.  This funding is not intended to support one-off projects which the normal quarterly application process covers but the Town Trust believes that having this certainty of funding for their central running costs at least gives charities and organisations some certainty so that they can plan their activities over that period. 


In 2021 the Town Trust decided to update its approach to the Subscriptions List, to give grants for core costs only and could be in the region of £5,000 in total to be paid, in instalments, over three years.  Applications will be open to all charities whose objects are to support the residents of Sheffield.  Applications open on Monday 16th August 2021 and close on Monday 18th October 2021 at 5pm. Confirmation of the membership of the Subscriptions List will take place at the 15th November 2021 Trustee meeting.

The Subscriptions List application form is below. 

Making a subscription application

Should you wish to be considered for joining our Subscription List you will need to complete our online application form which will need to be submitted with any supporting documents.  The Town Trustees Subscriptions Committee opens the application process normally from May until September once every three years.  

  1. Read the application questions and prepare your answers in advance. You must complete your application in one go, you cannot save your application or return to it. We recommend you draft your answers  and documents to be uploaded before starting an application. 

  2. Documents that you may need include: details of your organisation; an outline of your activities and how the grant will support core costs and  your latest set of accounts.

  3. All application fields marked with a * must be completed to enable the submission of the form.

  4. When you have gathered the information that you need then complete the on-line application form below and press the "Apply Now" button once only.  You will receive an automated reply to acknowledge receipt of your application.

What happens next

Receipt of an application will be acknowledged initially by an automated email. If you do not receive this confirmation, please contact us to verify that your application has been received.  Proposals will be made at our November meeting in the application year to confirm the subscription list for the following three years.   

Subscription Form
Subscription List  Application Form Sheffield Town Trust 
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Thank you for your application to Sheffield Town Trust Subscription List. We will be in touch with you shortly.

Registered Charity  Number 223760

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