A Community First Yorkshire event

The Garfield Weston Foundation – Bitesize Funding

Funding sign against blue sky

Event aims

Flora Craig and Harriet Brooks present their top tips for making an application to the Garfield Weston Foundation.

This pre-recorded session from last year’s North Yorkshire Funding Summit  discusses the different grant programmes offered by the Foundation, the process and timeline of making an application and the ways in which applications can be optimised for success.

The Garfield Weston Foundation supports a broad range of charities across the UK that make a positive difference, including projects that support vulnerable people and communities, conserve heritage, inspire young people in addition to others.

Who should attend?

This training is designed for organisations interested in applying for grant funding from the Garfield Weston Foundation and for anyone wanting to submit an eye-catching, outstanding application and stand out from the crowd to secure that grant

What will you learn ?

Flora and Harriet take you through what makes a successful application as well as:

  • who the Garfield Weston Foundation are, and who they support
  • the key facts of making an application, including eligibility, the types of grants available and the application process and timeline
  •  top tips, common pitfalls and things to avoid.

About the trainer

Flora Craig is Head of Grants and Harriet Brooks is Grants Manager at the Garfield Weston Foundation.


It very interesting to listen to updated information and how the application process works directly from an expert, and very reassuring to see that such a large and daunting funder actually manages to maintain a very personal approach.