TOGETHER WE CAN

MAKE A DIFFERENCE

Grants of between £1,000 and £5,000 available for projects helping to encourage youth social action such as campaigning, fundraising and volunteering.

Deadline 14th September 2018

Youth social action has huge potential to create enjoyable opportunities and skills development for young people, benefiting local people and places.

The aim of this grant is to raise the level and quality of youth social action. The programme aim is to increase youth social action by 50% by 2020 taking the percentage of young people that volunteer from 40% to 60%.
Social action involves activities such as campaigning, fundraising and volunteering, all of which enable participants to make a positive difference to their communities. Social action develops the skills and knowledge of young people that employers look for. The definition of young people is between 10 and 20, and up to 25 for disabled young people.

The grant can be used for activities such as campaigning, fundraising and volunteering all of which enable participants to make a positive difference to their communities.

Further information including eligibility, grant criteria and examples of previously funded projects can be downloaded below

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