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Funding your projects – week 46

This week we are providing a round-up of available funding opportunities to help support projects that reach and engage young people locally, in the UK and in developing countries. Funding is available from The Equitable Charity Trust, Weavers Company and Hilden Charitable Fund.

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Week 46 – 10 November 2014

1. Working with children and young people in the UK or developing countries?

The Equitable Charitable Trust is an education charity, supporting projects in the UK and developing countries. They are interested in funding educational projects that benefit children and young people under the ages of 25, who are from disadvantaged background and/or disabled. Previous grant recipients include; Afrikids, Heart n’ Soul, Discover in East London, English Touring Opera

Funding provider: Equitable Charitable Trust

Grant amount: £3000 to £30,000

Deadline: Friday 28 Nov 2014

More information: here 


2. Woodward Charitable Trust – Main Grants is now open for applications!

The Woodward Charitable Trust provide funding to charities with an income below £300,000, working on small scale, locally based charitable projects in the following areas:-

  • children and young people;
  • minority groups including refugees,
  • gypsies and travellers;
  • prisoners and ex-offenders;
  • disability;
  • homelessness;
  • arts outreach;
  • and environmental projects

All grant applications must be accompanied with a project budget, a child protection policy and/or safeguarding policy.

Funding provider: Woodward Charitable Trust – Main Grants

Grant amount: Discretionary

Deadline: 30 Nov 2014

More information: here


3. Supporting the needs of disavantaged and vulnerable young people…

Weavers Company supports projects involving disadvantaged and vulnerable young people, to ensure that they are given every possible chance to meet their full potential, and to participate fully in society.  They normally define young people as being aged from 5 to 30 years. They will also fund work that addresses the social and economic problems faced by offenders and ex offenders, particularly those under the age of 30.

Funding provider: Weaver’s Company Benevolent Fund Grant

Grant amount: £ 15,000

Deadline: 02 Dec 2014

More information: here


4. Funding for community-based young peoples’ projects

Funding is available to charities in the UK and non-governmental organisations in the developing world.  In the UK, the Fund supports projects concerned with: homelessness; asylum seekers and refugees; community-based initiatives for young people aged 16-25 years and penal reform.  In the developing world, the Fund supports projects concerned with: community development; education; and health.

Funding provider: Hilden Charitable Fund

Grant amount: Value: Discretionary

Deadline: 05 Dec 2014

More information: here


Do you need help applying for grant applications, managing your projects or measuring impact? If yes, contact us today! We offer project management consultancy and can also provide project management support on a freelance basis.

The above information is correct at the date of publication.




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