The Youth of Today Leadership Fund

Sep 30 2009 - 4:45pm

The Youth of Today leadership programme for young people aged 13 to 19 aims to increase the opportunities for them to lead change in their communities. A brief summary follows but you can find out more by going to The programme which is led by a partnership of charities headed by the Young Foundation has a total budget of £1 million to support organisation through two funding schemes.

  • Up to 30 grants of between £5,000 and =C 220,000 are available for organisations working with young people to scale up their operations or projects to the next level. The next funding deadline for Scaling Up grants is expected to be mid-November.
  • Organisations with a proven track record can also apply for one of 8 "Reaching Out" grants of between £50,000 and £100,000 to set up new projects. The next funding deadline for "Reaching Out" grants is also expected to be mid-November

The round should be opening shortly, but you can register to receive updates directly by visiting:

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