13 December 2023

Pre-application Q&A webinar: 31 January

Watch a pre-application Q&A we held on 31 January 2024 for organisations interested in applying to Esmée for support who have questions about our application process or guidance.

We want to do more to save organisations from spending precious time applying to us when it is unlikely we will fund their work. We hope these webinars help organisations to better understand whether they should invest time in applying to us or if their efforts might be better focused on other sources of funding.

In the webinar, Esmée staff shared more about our application process along with what we’re looking for and what we consider when making decisions. We also spend the remainder of the time answering questions.

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Additional Q&A - questions given typed answers during or after the webinar

Outline of the webinar

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  • 00:00:00 Welcome, introduction and housekeeping
  • 00:06:12 About Esmée
  • 00:08:02 What we don't fund and what we're looking for
  • 00:10:30 What we consider when making decisions and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • 00:14:00 Application process, application numbers and tips
  • 00:21:36 Q&A
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