International Event Funding Support

Applications – International – Youth Member

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Guidance - International

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Edward Yates Grant Application Form

Application Form and Guidance

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Application Form - Yates Fund

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Guidance - Yates Fund

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Fundraising is being pushed more towards the groups; but the exec will continue to assist and support. E.g. Sponsored Walk and Raffle

Groups/Units/Individuals can apply to the district for this monetary support if required.


This is the application form that needs to be submitted for any financial support from Dudley District. Applications will be considered on a case by case basis and there are several pre-requisites that need to be fulfilled before any consideration is given and providing the supporting documentation is present to accompany any application.

The District Executive reserves the right to change the pre-requisites and requirements at any time and these requirements will be reviewed annually.

Any Group or Individual in Scouting in Dudley only can apply; the fund should directly benefit members of Dudley District.

Upon receiving an application; the District Chairperson will confirm receipt.

A full list of recommendations and formal response will be provided by the District Exec with any decision made; regarding the application submitted.

Where possible; there should be part funding to prove commitment on the applicant’s side.

If for building and Equipment – Proof of ownership/Availability for use to the district.

Cannot be an ongoing cost/Maintenance fee to the district; Activities and events and projects to support scouting and promote scouting; Unrealistic Proposals will not be considered and wouldn’t typically be used to support programme i.e. Section Camps.

Is not for general maintenance and is not for paying Annual Bills/Capitation/Insurance – Must prove all debts cleared and bills paid – i.e. Capitation, Gas, Electric, Water, Insurance, Badge Bills.

Applications may be required to attend an Executive meeting to discuss their application.

Groups/ Individuals must be following all charity commission regulations and Scout Association Rules as set out in POR.

Whilst there is no limit on the amount that can be requested; or the amount of times an application can be made; it is at the discretion of the committee to refuse if they feel the fund is being depleted too quickly or abuse of the system.

Put your phone down and what are you left with? Just teamwork, courage and the skills to succeed.’
Bear Grylls, Chief Scout Bear Grylls