You will find below a list of links we have found which can offer funding for Youth Projects to help improve local communities:
Esmee Fairbairn Foundation - The Esmée Fairbairn Foundation aims to improve the quality of life throughout the UK. They award grants towards the promotion of cultural life, education, the natural environment and enabling people who are disadvantaged to participate more fully in society.
European Youth Foundation - The EYF funds applications from non-governmental youth organisations to support projects with a European dimension that help young people, in particular the disadvantaged. All applications must be submitted online at least 3 months before the start of the project.
The Prince's Countryside Fund - The Prince's Countryside Fund awards grants to projects which aim to reconnect people with the countryside.
Regional Grant and Funding Providers
A selection of funding which is only available to certain areas:
City Bridge Trust - The City Bridge Trust offer funding via their Working With Londoners Grant. They have 7 different sectors to help the London area with Accessibility, Environment, Mental Health etc and can offer up to £500,000 to sector organisations and registered charities
North East England:
Hadrian Trust- The Hadrian Trust awards funding for projects within the North East of England whose aims are to improve areas such as: Social Welfare, The Disabled, Youth, Education etc. Their average grant ranges between £500 to £2,000.
Yorventure - Not-for-profit organisations' can apply for Yorventure grants, and the project must be within 10 miles, as the crow flies, from a Yorwate landfill sites. There are 3 levels of grants available, which range from £1,000 to up to £250,000.
The Adnams Community Trust – This award offers grants within the range of £100 to £2,500 to causes within 25 miles of Southwold. Their grants are made under the general headings of: Education, Health & Social Welfare, The Arts, Recreation, Buildings/Community Facilities and The Environment/Conservation.
Selected Area Grant and Funding Providers
Biffawards - Community funding scheme which offers grants of between £5,000 and £50,000 to community projects near landfill sites.
SITA Trust - Sita trust offer an Enhancing Communities Programme for community improvement projects. This funding is available for non profit organizations and groups across the UK. These grants can range up to £60,000.
WREN - The Waste Recycling Environmental group WREN offer a Small Grant Scheme that can offer between £2,000 to £15,000 for projects that support the community.
Do you live near a landfill site? Other registered Landfill Site Operators also offer funding for projects within a specified distance of their sites. A list of registered landfill site operators is available from the HMRC website: List of Registered Landfill Site Operators
Good luck with your funding. If you have any questions, or require a shelter or canopy quotation for your grant application, please contact us