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7 Stars Foundation/Young People/30 April

Grants available:  up tp £2,500

District: UK

Application closes: 30 April 

Who is the funding for: Young People

Link:Apply for Funding – the7stars foundation

About:

 7Stars Foundation is offering grants of up to £2,500 to deliver projects and activities that support young people aged 16 years and under across the priority themes of abuse, addiction, child carers, and homelessness.

Funding is offered across the following streams:

  • Project grants of up to £2,500 to cover the costs of projects that:
    • Enable young people to have the best start in life and aim high.
    • Have a direct impact and respond to a need in an immediate manner.
    • Are hosted in geographical areas of deprivation and socioeconomic disadvantage.
    • Respond to one or more of the funding priorities of the 7stars Foundation.
    • Address a lack of provision (due to a lack of funding from alternative sources).
  • Provide immediate support, not just in the short-term but with long-term benefits too.
  • Shine Bright grants of up to £1,500 for registered charities to purchase educational, well-being, or recreational items for young people, aged 16 years old or under.
  • Social Impact funding for three charities across the year for projects that align with various awareness days (such as Race Equality Week, PRIDE month, World Homeless Day or Black History Month).

The trustees typically meet four times a year to review grant applications.

Who can apply:

For registered charities with an annual turnover of less than £1.5 million across the UK

True Colours/Disabled Children/ rolling

Grants available:  up to £10k

District: UK

Application deadlines: at anytime

Who is the funding for : disabled children and young people

Link:https://www.truecolourstrust.org.uk/uk-small-grants

About

The True Colours Trust is offering grants of up to £10,000 for registered charitable organisations with an annual income of less than £350,000 across the United Kingdom. to deliver projects that work to improve the lives of disabled children and young people up to the age of 25, children and young people with life-limiting conditions, and their families.

The Small Grants Programme will provide funding for projects such as:

  • Activities for disabled children, children with life-limiting conditions and their families.
  • Activities which support siblings of disabled children or siblings of children with life-limiting conditions.
  • Bereavement support for children and young people and families bereaved of a child.
  • Family support/parent-led peer support for parents of disabled children.
  • Respite which supports the whole family.

Eligible costs include renovation work, upgrading, and additional equipment for hydrotherapy pools and multi-sensory rooms, minibuses, and specialised play equipment or access to play for disabled children, children with life-limiting conditions and their families.

Who Can Apply

Applications are accepted from UK-registered charitable organisations and community interest companies that:

  • Have an annual income of less than £350,000.
  • Are delivering projects in the UK.
  • Are working with children and young people aged from 0-25 years.
  • Are open to children and families of all faiths, backgrounds and cultures.

The Trust is particularly keen to receive applications from organisations which operate in areas of high deprivation.

Masonic Charitable Foundation – Children & Young People Grant – Re-Opens for applications

Grants available: Small Grants (£25,000 – £500,000) Large Grants (£500,000 – £5 Million) – Depending on income 

Applications close: Rolling basis

Who is the funding for: This programme is open to national and local charities helping disadvantaged children and young people overcome their challenges.

Link: https://mcf.org.uk/get-support/grants-to-charities/children-and-young-people/

About

  • Applicants can only apply for one grant programme at any time
  • For small grants, at least 75% of the charity’s beneficiaries must be disadvantaged children and young people
  • For large grants, all of the beneficiaries of the project must be disadvantaged children and young people and their families/guardians.
Small grant
  • These grants are for smaller charities whose annual income is between £25,000 and £500,000
  • Small grants are unrestricted and, for example can be used towards general running and/or overhead costs of the charity
  • Small grants range between £1,000 – £5,000 per year, for up to three years
  • The total amount of the grant requested must not exceed 20% of the total income of the charity
Large grant
  • These grants are for larger charities whose annual income is between £500,000 and £5m
  • Large grants are restricted for projects and, for example, includes salary costs, activities, materials etc.
  • Large grants usually range from £10,000 to £60,000 in total. This can be spread over one to three years.
Age Range

Our grants support disadvantaged and vulnerable children aged 0-18 and up to the age of 25 years for disabled young people.

They also include projects/charities providing family support that will benefit the child/young person

Key Areas of Focus

Grants can be offered to charities/projects that provide:

  • Mental and physical health support
  • Learning and development, including language and communication skills, social and emotional etc.
  • Support for the whole family
  • Pastoral and advocacy support