Grant management


Congratulations on being awarded a grant from Moorfields Eye Charity

The Moorfields Eye Charity grants and research team are responsible for both the processing of grant applications and management of awards.  Detailed below are some of the key steps you will need to follow to activate and manage your award.  You should also refer to your award letter, grant conditions or award cover email as these will include details specific to your award.   

Starting a grant

Grant start date and activating your award

  • the notional grant start date and grant duration are specified in the award letter
  • the actual grant start date can normally be deferred by up to 12 months
  • the actual start date should be entered into the Grant Activation Form
  • the duration of the grant will remain unchanged unless a change is requested, in writing, by the grant holder and approved by Moorfields Eye Charity

Grant Acceptance

It is a condition that your Host Organisation will administer the grant in accordance with the purposes for which it has been awarded.  The grant cannot be activated until this confirmation has been received by the Charity.  Your award letter will include the necessary sections to be completed for accepting an award.  Once signed, the award letter should be returned to

The Charity will not accept liability for any expenses incurred on the grant until a signed award letter and confirmation of grant activation form has been returned.

Grant Activation

A grant application form is used to confirm the actual date from which the grant will start.  The form should be completed and returned as instructed in your award letter.  

download grant activation form

For any queries

Phone: Natalia Smoktunowicz, grants officer on 020 7566 2565.


Visit: Monday 9am - 5pm at the Charity office in the main entrance of Moorfields Eye Hospital at City Road.