1 Before you start
As part of your grant funding you will be expected to acknowledge our support as part of any publicity for your project.
This can be done by using our logo, including information about the funding in a press release and mentioning our support on your social media channels. Please ensure you read our corporate priorities before creating any communications.
For further information please contact our communications team at email@example.com.
2 Using our logo
Our logo should be included on the following:
- Signs and construction boards visible in public areas throughout the duration of your project
- On your website and blog
- On your mobile and tablet app
- On any promotional material and publications such as leaflets, brochures, newsletters, posters, electronic materials, reports and guidebooks
- On signage at events which are related to our funding, for example, a launch event. This could also mean on programmes and invitations
Download a copy of our logo:HES logo HES logo (stacked)
3 Press and media
We encourage grantees to promote their projects and acknowledge grant funding through the media. This is a great way to bring attention to your project.
Your grant funding must be acknowledged in any communications being issued to the media relating to your project.
A press release template is available which can be versioned to suit your project and funding.Press release template
A press release can only be issued after the embargo date on your award letter has passed, or after HES has announced the funding. You must inform the HES communications team when you plan to issue a press release.
To tailor your press release with a quote from HES or to keep us updated with your press activity contact our communications team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
4 Photo calls or media invites
Inviting the media to an event or organising a photo call can raise awareness of your project and generate media coverage. A representative from HES must be invited to attend any photo opportunities.
If you are staging photos which will be used by the media, you must inform our communications team at email@example.com.
If you are hosting an event to launch your project, celebrate your funding, or showcase a finished project, you must inform us and allow us to invite appropriate representatives from HES.
If there will be speeches from funders at the event, you must inform HES and offer us a speaking slot.
If you are discussing your grant project in any speeches, HES grant funding must be mentioned.
Our logo must be displayed at the event on, but not limited to, the following: brochures, invites, pop-ups and banners.
Please send details of your event to our communications team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We expect grantees to send us images with the correct permissions throughout the lifespan of the project. The types of images you should send includes:
- Before and after images
- Images during works taking place
- People interacting with the project, or enjoying the building or event
- People undertaking training