Don't be afraid to request our support. All questions can be
submitted through the e-tender messaging system or by calling our
Helpdesk using this number - 0800 2888 329.
The application is comprehensive - please put aside enough time
Read the guidance notes next to each section thoroughly.
Save your answers in a separate document for future
Format your answers to mirror the questions being posed. Read
the guidance very carefully and make sure you address each of the
If you paste in answers, please check that no words have been
Make sure you upload all requested supporting information. Make
sure supporting documents are in your organisation name, are
complete and are the most recent version.
Make sure that all polices and your governing documents are
signed and dated by at least two members of your board and
management committee. Signatures must not be in the form of
Upload supporting documents in PDF format.
If we are asking for you to enter a date of registration or
expiry date of an insurance policy make sure you give us the
correct date. Similarly, where we ask for a policy review date this
must be the date of the next review.
Choose your participant groups wisely - for example, if you are
a mental health charity your probable chosen target group would be
those with a work limiting health condition, but these participants
may fit into other categories such as 18-24, 54+ or jobless
households etc… Selecting more client groups is likely to provide
you with more funding opportunities.
Remember that if you would like to receive invites to apply for
Youth funding you must seek and gain approval to work with the
16-17 and/or 18-24 client groups at EQ stage.
Be specific when discussing link organisations and past
When discussing geographical areas and participant groups please
tailor your answer for each one selected. Do not provide a generic
and identical answer for each one.
If you submit your application at least two days before the
deadline it will give us time to carry out an eligibility review
and feedback any issues to you.
Make sure that all necessary people are added to the contact
list on your eTender profile and also make sure that message alerts
are set up adequately. (Technical support regarding use of the
eTenderWales system will be provided by the eTendering Helpdesk
Don't be put off if you fail - you can apply again and we can
provide feedback to help you to be successful the second time
round. Remember that the process is rolling.
Remember that Achieve and Combined Include/Achieve project
funding is only available for groups that are able to receive level
2 funding and above - if you only select that you would like level
1 funding you will not be eligible to apply for Achieve or Combined