Sometimes groups apply for the same thing to two or more funders, just in case! If you do this, and find you are successful with more than one funder then you could ask yourself:
If you would like to keep all or some of the extra funding, then contact one of the funders to ask:
Don’t be surprised if it is not possible to use the funding for something else and don’t be tempted to accept both offers of funding and just see what happens – double funding a project is viewed as serious financial mismanagement and possibly even fraud. It can damage the track record and reputation of your organisation that will affect future funding.