FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What do you mean by “Black” individuals and companies?
The grants are for people who identify as Black or Black-led companies.
I don’t live in the UK. Can I still apply?
No, you need to live in the UK. However, as the Fund scales and grows, we strive to have a global impact, ensuring no region or community is excluded from our grants.
Can I apply for a grant for a project that has already started?
Yes, you can.
Do you accept unsolicited proposals?
Sadly we’re unable to accept any proposals that don’t meet the requirements of our current grants.
How are funding decisions made?
For each grant, we have a board that will select to whom to award the grants. We also have a team that will help us review and evaluate all applications and decide which individual or company receives the grant.
What documents do I need to submit if I am successful in my grant application?
You will be required to return a Monitoring and Evaluation Report towards the end of the grant award year.
Do I have to pay tax on the received donation?
The answer to this question may change depending on your context. If you receive a grant, we recommend that you contact your accountant or a fiscal advisor.
What’s the best way to contact the Metallic Fund?
If you are unable to find the answer to your question above, please send us an email. While it is important for us to be available to our partners, potential grantees, and the public, we’re a small team and may not be able to respond to every inquiry. We can only respond to inquiries submitted in English and cannot review any funding requests or proposals submitted via email. You can contact us by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to find more information.