Dancestars. Sheffield

Resources for funding applicants

This page is full of handy resources to help you with your grant funding application, whether you are just getting started or reporting on its impact now that your project is complete.

Guidance in Response to Coronavirus

Please read: Guidance for SYCF funded groups in response to Coronavirus >

Top tips and how to measure your impact

Measuring Impact

Knowing the impact of our grants is very important. It means that we know what the funding has achieved for your organisation and for the people you have supported.

To help you demonstrate that impact when you are completing your grant monitoring form, we have put together some key tips and advice.

Measuring the impact of your Community Foundation grant

Our top 10 tips for your funding application!

Our Top Ten Tips



Received grant funding from SYCF? Then save a copy of our logo below. Simply right-click and select ‘Save image as’. Please include our logo in your relevant publicity. 

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If you require a copy of our logo in a different format then please email

South Yorkshire Funding Advice Bureau (SYFAB)

You have probably already heard of SYFAB but if you haven’t then they are a funding advice charity and have great services that you can take advantage of, such as their Knowhow section.

Online Fundraising

There are many ways your organisations can fundraise but one of the easiest ways we have come across is through

SYCF have signed up and is encouraging community groups to give it a try too. It’s really easy – collect a free donation for your community group every time you, your staff, volunteers and supporters use fundraising website easyfundraising to access and shop online with over 3,300 retailers, including Amazon, eBay, Next, Argos, Sainsbury’s and John Lewis.

It’s completely free to register and use and shopping with easyfundraising doesn’t cost you a penny more! It’s a great way for your supporters to raise money for you without having to ‘donate’ – they simply shop online as they usually do!

Click here to register your community group for free.

Get in touch

Please email and we will get back to you or call 0114 242 4294