Funding News

Funding News
22nd June 2020 c360admin

 Disadvantaged children

BBC Children in Need has launched its Covid-19 Next Step Grants Programme which is designed to deliver support for children and young people affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. Grants of up to £80,000 are available to help organisations with more complex service adaption, including additional staffing requirements. The fund will prioritise applications from organisations that target children and young people disproportionately affected by the pandemic, including: children and young people at risk or affected by child criminal exploitation e.g. County Lines; black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) children; and children impacted by poverty. Projects can last up to 18 months and need to begin in September 2020. Find out more and apply before 1st July here

Core costs for small charities

Woodward Charitable Trust offers funding towards the core costs of UK charities with annual income less than £200,000 working in several areas, including: with people in contact with the criminal justice system (specifically projects that help the rehabilitation and resettlement of prisoners as well as requests to help prisoners’ families); arts outreach work involving disadvantaged people; children and young people who are isolated, at risk of exclusion or involved in anti-social behaviour; disadvantaged women and their children; disadvantaged families including parenting support; and projects that promote integration and community cohesion particularly among minority groups, refugees and traveller communities. The majority of grants are for less than £3,000. Find out more and apply before 31st July here​

Music and youth justice

Youth Music’s Fund A grants programme awards grants between £2,000 and £30,000 for high-quality projects that aim to help to achieve a musically inclusive England. Priorities for funding include youth justice – projects working with children and young people who have been or are at risk of being in contact with the youth justice system. This includes children and young people who: are in or leaving young offending institutions; are in contact with a Youth Offending Team; are at risk of offending as a result of emotional and behavioural difficulties. Find out more and apply before 31st July here