Cabinet Office announces Youth Social Action fund open for applications

Applications_open_for_Youth_Social_Action_Fund_-_News_stories_-_GOV_UKOrganisations working with young people can apply for funding through the Youth Social Action Fund.

Organisations working with young people in lower socio-economic areas in England can apply for funding through the new Youth Social Action Fund.

The Fund received £1 million from the Cabinet Office, as part of the government’s pledge to support Step Up To Serve’s #iwill campaign. The #iwill campaign aims to increase participation in youth social action (volunteering, fundraising and campaigning) by 50% by 2020.

The government is encouraging charities, community interest companies and social enterprises to apply.

Applications close at 5pm on Friday 28 August 2015.

Full details and press release.

Fund specifications and application form.

 

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