If you are successful in your application for a main grant, you will be told shortly after the relevant trustees meeting. We may pay the grant in full, even when it has been awarded for a period of 2 or 3 years.
If the grant is for a new post, or for a project for which substantial funding still needs to be raised, we will discuss the most appropriate timeframe for releasing your grant and will ask you to provide regular updates on the progress you are making. However, in most cases we will require the grant to be taken up within 6 months of the award date. Therefore, it is important to tell us if you are unlikely to be able to draw down your grant within this period.
If the grant is for existing activity, or all other funding is already in place, we usually release payment as soon as your grant is awarded. This is also the case for most small grants.
Once you have received your grant payment, you will be asked to submit a brief grant report at the end of each year of funding, along with a copy of your charity's latest report and accounts, and a covering letter from your chairman or treasurer.
The grant report should provide information about:
Please note that all grants awarded by the J Paul Getty Jnr Charitable Trust are subject to a standard set of grant conditions which can be viewed by clicking on the link. If you have any questions about these conditions, please get in touch.