Can you demonstrate with evidence that there is a strong need for the project for which you are applying for funding?
We can give you hands on help to find evidence and direct you to local strategies and plans that can support your bid. We also deliver training on fundraising.
Merton Council have produced Ward Profiles which provide statistics about each area of the borough.
MVSC's State of the Sector report may also prove helpful in identifying gaps in services
The Office for National Statistics produce neighbourhood statistics which can help you evidence need in your local area
The Joint Strategic Needs Assessment of the Health and Wellbeing of the People of Merton identifies a range of key information about the health and wellbeing of the people of Merton
The current Community Plan sets out the long term vision and priorities for the borough up until 2019
Merton Council also has online information which offers supporting documentation