Grants & Funding

There is information on the Girlguiding website about various funds to which it may be appropriate for you to apply.Please read the information carefully to make sure that it is available to BGO units.

Grants and Funding

There are also various opportunities to apply to BGO for funding. Should you wish to apply for any of the grants below, please apply directly to Diane as chief commissioner, who will then take your request to the BGO exec for approval. Make sure to apply as soon as possible, to allow time for your request to be approved before payment can be made.

International travel grant for BGO leaders

This grant is open to all volunteers who are part of or leading an international event for girls. A 20% grant towards total volunteer costs to include travel, accommodation and kit for the number of leaders that Girlguiding ratios require. Up to a maximum of £200 sterling per volunteer.



International grant for BGO leaders selected to lead a BGO group on a Girlguiding or WAGGGS organised event.

BGO will pay for the total cost.



International grant for BGO young members

This grant is open to:

  • Those young members with special needs.
  • Those young members from families with financial privation.
A 15% grant towards overall costs. Up to a maximum of £150 sterling.

International travel grant for BGO young members selected to attend an international event to represent BGO

This grant is open to those who have successfully applied to and been selected to attend an international event to represent BGO.

10% grant towards total costs of event excluding travel costs to central departure point.

Up to a maximum of £100 sterling per young member. Plus cost of an international necker