Application Terms & Conditions

CRITERIA FOR ACCEPTANCE OF APPLICATION

  1. The Ockash Trust does not support other charities with funding.
  2. Individual/s must reside within the parish boundaries of Ockbrook or Borrowash.
  3. The age limit of those benefiting up to the age of 18 years.
  4. Any monies should only directly benefit individual child/children or groups applying with the application form.
  5. The Ockash Trust reserves the right of common sense to decide whether or not something requested is an appropriate use of Ockash Trust monies.
  6. The Ockash Trust funding would not normally be granted for school/individual children’s visits, unless the aim was at least in part to benefit.
  7. All requests would be dependent on a face to face informal discussion between the applicant and Trustee/s. At the next Trust meeting a decision would be taken and the applicant, successful or not, would be informed as soon as possible.
  8. Grants would be paid if approved soon after.
  9. Applications may take up to a maximum of 12 weeks to process, depending on information submitted.
  10. There would be an expectation, that if appropriate, applicants would be trying to raise funds for themselves.
  11. There is also an expectation that successful applicants could be asked for some support in a future Ockash Trust fund raising event, dependent on the applicants age, physical ability and the appropriateness of the fund raising activity.
  12. Ockash requires proof that requested monies are used for the purpose cited in the application. If such a venture was cancelled for any reason, or did not go ahead within 12 months all monies would be returned to the Ockash Trust.
  13. Individual children or groups are not allowed to apply more than once in any 2 years, unless there are exceptional circumstances. Such cases would be given consideration by the trustees.
  14. The Ockash Trust reserves the right to change its terms and conditions at any time.