£25,000 - No Max
3 Jun 2020
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EXTERNAL FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES- Youth Endowment Fund – COVID-19 Funding Round

What is the fund?
The Youth Endowment Fund’s COVID-19 grant round will fund and evaluate work which supports vulnerable young people at risk of youth violence, and can be delivered whilst adhering to UK government social distancing and stay-at-home guidelines.

How much funding can you apply for?
Average grant to be around £50,000. The minimum grant that organisations can apply for is £25,000. There is no maximum, however grants awarded will be proportionate to the turnover of the organisation(s) applying. If you are applying for a one-year grant, they will not award a grant larger than 50% of your total income for the previous financial year.

What activities and work will it fund? Will focus on funding and evaluating two key areas of work:
. Digital/virtual delivery of programmes, specifically
• Remote/digital/virtual delivery of programmes delivered on a one-to-one basis
• Remote/digital/virtual delivery of group-based programmes
• Remote/digital/virtual delivery of guided self-help or interactive content

. Face-to-face activity that can be delivered whilst adhering to social distancing/stay at home guidelines, specifically
• Face-to-face activity delivered within schools, including activities to help vulnerable young people return to school
• Face-to-face delivery of detached youth work

Priorities will be given funding for activities and work which,
• Can clearly describe why the activities will be effective, especially if activities are being adapted to remote, digital or virtual delivery.
• Are tailored to young people and involve regular virtual contact with a practitioner (for remote/digital/virtual activities).
• Have clear strategies for engaging the most at-risk young people and monitoring their engagement.

Timeline: The application window will be open for four weeks. Application closes midday Wednesday 3 June 2020

Who can apply?
An application can be made by any legally constituted organisation delivering in England and Wales. This could include:
• Charities and social enterprises
• For-profit companies
• Public sector agencies, such as councils, schools, health, or police forces

To read more information, to read the application guidance and to apply for the grant, please click "GO TO GRANT PAGE"