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Frequently Asked Questions



How do the bursaries work?

An applicant will apply on line by sharing their stories as to why they want to apply to the foundation.  This could be anything. Such as ballet lessons, guitar lessons, a paid tutor, mental wellness; the list goes on. Once the applicant is accepted it will be peer to peer. Meaning if an applicant wants the foundation to fund a bike the applicant will get a bike. There will be no cash given. It will be exactly what the applicant wants or needs. Providing help provides empowerment and engagement for our youth. 


How can I submit a donation?

You can submit a donation by donating online by PayPal. All major credit cards are accepted. See the Donate page for more.


Do I get a receipt for my donation?

Yes, you will receive a receipt from the foundation via email.

Are there limits to how much I can donate?

There are no limits to your donation. Every dollar counts. That’s the bottom line. 

What percentage of the donation goes to the bursary?

There is a cost that PayPal receives from each donation. That is 2.9% of the total donation. The rest goes into the foundation. 



Why do you need my I.D.?

We need to confirm your identity and make sure you are 18 years or older. We don't share your information to anyone.


What information do you collect from me and how will you use it?

We collect:

  • Name

  • Address

  • Email

  • Phone

  • Proof of age

 How we use it:

  • We use your address/phone to know where to send/contact you regarding correspondence about your application.

  • We use your proof of age to confirm you are 18 years or older.

  • We never give access to your information outside of The Nicholas Ramdeyall Foundation.

Why do you need my parent or legal guardian's consent?

You need to be 18 or older to qualify. If you are under 18 your parent or legal guardian needs to consent for you. If there are considerations to your application, please contact us ( and we will work hard to #MakeItHappen for you.


What are your privacy considerations?

You can find our Privacy Policy here.

How do I apply?

Simply go to the application page and fill out the application form. You will be asked to share you story and will have the opportunity to attach a media file or document if you choose to. We want this to be your personal expression.


What can I submit?

Please submit whatever is in your heart, the way that's best for you. We want to support who you are, and help you #MakeItHappen. 


How long does it take to get a response to my application?

We will respond to you as soon as possible regarding the status of your submission. The process following will depend on your request, and we will correspond with you throughout.


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