Staff Funding Requests

Staff Funding Requests to disburse funds to realisable staff projects. This scheme will account for no more than 20% of the Trust’s assets in any year, in grants of up to £3,000.

It is a condition of funding that the recipient provides some feedback from their project for the Trust to use on their website and social media.

Applications for a Staff Funding Request must be sent directly to James Gillespie’s Trust ( for consideration no less than two weeks before a Trust meeting. For this school year (2022-23), the Trust meeting dates are:

  • Monday 20 March 2023
  • Tuesday 30 May 2023

You can download the application form and guidelines here:

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