Grant application process

Our values help us focus our support

We raise funds and award grants to young people who meet the following criteria:

aged 13-25 living in the UK in need of support to advance in life and develop their skills

• in need of support to further their education

• currently unemployed or experiencing financial hardship

We do not give grants for:

• anything that has already been paid for

• reducing or writing off a debt


How to apply for a grant

We do not specify exactly what we will give grants for as long as the funding helps you in education, training, employment or doing work for others. We may sometimes be able to help you in an emergency. Please note that we are not a substitute for other funding; wherever possible we will direct young people to other sources of support. We aim to support young people to fulfil their potential whatever their particular need or circumstance.

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    Grant eligibility

    Check that you meet our eligibility criteria: you are aged between 13 and 25, in need of support to further your education, advance in life and develop your skills, and you are either unemployed or in financial hardship.

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    Download application

    Download and complete an application form. Submit your completed form via email or by post (the email and postal address are on the form).

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    Application review

    Your application will be reviewed by the board of trustees. We review applications once every month. A decision will be made based on our criteria for eligibility and on the information you submitted.

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    You will be informed of the decision within 5 weeks of your application submission.

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    Award feedback

    We always love to hear back from you and know how you are getting on and how the grant has helped you...Drop us a note!

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