This section gives some overall numbers about the applications we received and the grants approved in the 12 months to 31 March 2014.
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This was an unusual year, as we were closed to new applications for six months to June 2013 during our strategic review. Once we re-opened, our grantmaking only returned to normal levels in November, so we made fewer grants than in a normal year.
In the year to 31 March 2014:
Applications and success rates
There was a great deal of interest in applying to the Foundation when we re-opened in June. Applications gradually levelled off and by the end of the year averaged 25 per month, of which a significant proportion were in the Welfare category.
Of the 445 initial applications received:
The budget share for each area of interest is:
• Arts 25%
• Environment 25%
• Welfare 50%