Youth Social Action Fund

The Youth Social Action Fund is open for grant applications between £1,000 and £5,000 to promote volunteering, fundraising and campaigning amongst young people aged between 10 and 25. Deadline: 11 August 2017

Youth social action has huge potential to create enjoyable opportunities and skills development for young people, benefitting 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%.

The definition of young people is between 10 and 20, and up to 25 for disabled young people.

Big Lottery Fund and the Office for Civil Society have invested £2million this year to fund groups delivering local youth social action opportunities. Local fundraising is also a key part of the Youth Social Action programme.

Who can apply?

Who can’t apply?

Principles

Groups applying must demonstrate that their project can meet the following principles of youth social action:

More details about the principles can be found on the #iwill website. It is important to read these before applying.

Further information on eligibility can be found in the attached guidelines.

How to apply

Click here to apply online. The online form can be saved and continued as many times as needed, and the link you receive in your inbox can be shared with colleagues if necessary.


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