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Alastrean Award Guidelines and Application Link

Applicants must follow these guidelines when submitting an application:

  • Alastrean awards are those that are of a total monetary value up to £10,000 per award.
  • Applications for this type of award will be reviewed every two months. The review timetable is within the monetary awards page of the website.
  • Applicants will be informed of the outcome on completion of the review process.

Application Timeline

  • Applications can be made at any time and will be considered at the next review.

Time Bars

  • Successful applicants cannot apply to the Trust again until two years after the  award payment has been made.
  • Unsuccessful applicants cannot apply to the Trust again until one year after notification of a rejection.
  • With a multi-year award the time bar applies from the date the final installment was paid.
  • Withdrawn applications will not face a time bar.

Additional Guidance

The following list of additional guidance should be reviewed by applicants before continuing:

  • Do not apply for an award unless you are a registered charity in Scotland, England and Wales, or Northern Ireland.
  • Our application process is now completely online and no paper copy is required.
  • Please keep your application clear and concise, however you may include  additional informative documentation, if this would add value to your request.
  • Please review your online application carefully before submission. It may not be possible to amend the application during the process.
  • Always include a covering letter to introduce your charity.
  • An application can be saved in draft format and completed at a later date.
  • On submission, an email acknowledgement and copy of the application will be sent to you by return.

To submit an Alastrean application follow the instructions within this link :


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