The Starting a New Unit Grant of up to £500 is available for all new units or units that are re-opening after a break of 12 months. It must be applied for within 90 days of being registered on GO as active. The funding covers items such as leader’s uniform, general equipment such as activity items and a first aid kit, Promise badges, the first month’s rent and stationery. There are limits in each section, but this is clearly set out on the form.
Also covered are unit resources such as essential publications. There is a section for additional items and guidelines are issued for help with this section.
To apply for the New Unit Grant please click here.