Grants Functional Standard

The Grants Functional Standard promotes efficiency and effectiveness in grant making across all government departments and arm’s length bodies.


Government Functional Standard GovS015: Grants v1.0

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1: Senior Responsible Owner

2: Approvals and Data Capture

3: New Grants Advice Panel

4: Business Case Development

5: Competition for Funding

6: Grant Agreements

7: Risk, Controls and Assurance

8: Performance and Monitoring

10: Training


The Grants Functional Standard will be adopted by all departments to ensure taxpayers’ money, awarded through government grants, is properly agreed and spent.

Published 2 December 2016
Last updated 4 July 2018 + show all updates
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