Instructions for registering with the Government Funders Database and uploading documents

As part of Government’s Reducing Bureaucracy programme your organisation is required to register with and upload a number of master documents to the Government Funders Database (GFD). 

Registration and logging in

Register your organisation with GFD.  

Those organisations who have previously registered with GFD can log-in.

If you are unsure whether your organisation is registered or not, you can search for an organisation

Uploading documents

The documents which MUST be uploaded to the GFD are as follows:

  • Constitution and/or Memorandum and Articles of Association
  • Most recent set of Audited/Certified/adopted accounts.
  • Organisation Chart
  • List of office bearers
  • Rental agreement (if applicable)

Logging In

  • Click on link:
  • Click on “click here to enter”
  • From the home page click on “register/log in”.
  • Type in organisation unique reference number (number only) and password (these are in the letter received at registration).  If you have forgotten your log-in details or require any assistance with GFD, please email
  • If you have not logged in recently you will be asked to change your password.
  • To change your password:
    • type in the old password in the top box and then type in your new password in the second box, then repeat your new password in the third box. 
    • Click on change password.
    • Click on continue.  
    • You will return to the log in screen.
  • Type in organisation unique reference number and new password.
  • Click on Log In.
  • This will take you to the Organisation Details screen.

To add a new document

  • Click on Edit Attached Organisation Documents.
  • New documents attachments page contains 2 tabs Key Documents and Archived Documents
  • Click on “Add a new document”
  • Using <key document title>, click on drop down box and select the relevant key document listed
  • Click on <browse> to select the correct document from your files
  • Double click on the chosen document
  • Click on <upload> – the key document will now be added.
  • If a key document, with the selected key document title, already exists it will automatically be archived after you click on the <upload> button.
  • Repeat these steps to add each document.

To archive a document

  • You can use this option to directly archive a key document
  • You must first select a document by clicking on <Select> beside the chosen document
  • Click on the <archive a document> tab.  You will be asked to confirm that you wish to archive the document, before it is archived.

Archived documents

  • This tab holds all archived documents.  Users cannot amend this list.

To return to the Organisation Details screen

  • Click on <Back> to return to the Organisation Details screen
  • The documents added will now be visible on this screen
  • The documents can be viewed by clicking on the chosen document
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