FUNDING: supporting isolated young people
The Co-operative Foundation is looking for organisations to join their network which tackles youth loneliness. They plan to recruit up to five new partners who work with young people (16-25) in England, who have experience of being in the criminal justice system, homelessness, disability, being a refugee, being in care or of being a young carer. Organisations selected will have the opportunity to share a £100,000 fund as part of the next phase of their work on youth loneliness. The deadline for applications is the 20th February.
FUNDING: children in need
BBC Children in Need has announced its 2017 Main Grants Programme. Large grants of over £10,000 are available to support projects for up to three years. Not-for-profit organisations in the UK can apply if they are supporting children and young people of 18 years and under who are experiencing disadvantage through: Illness, distress, abuse or neglect, disability, behavioural or psychological difficulties or who are living in poverty or situations of deprivation. Organisations must be working to combat this disadvantage and make a real difference to children and young people’s lives. The deadlines for applications are 1st June and 13th September.