Lord Clinton's Charitable Trust
Lord Clinton's Charitable Trust has grants available from £50- £1,000 to registered charities to help them support young people and disabled people within North and East Devon, for example, local playgroups. Apply in writing to John C Varley, Estates Director, Rolle Estate Office, East Budleigh, Budleigh Salterton, EX9 7BL.
The Prince’s Trust
Funding is available from The Prince's Trust to young people aged between 14 and 25 for a wide variety of things such as improving youth facilities or setting up sex education workshops in schools. The maximum grant is £5,000. Young people themselves must apply for the funding.
The Tesco Charity Trust
The Tesco Charity Trust has grants of between £1,000 and £4,000 available for charities and not for profit organisations. These grants are for practical benefits such as equipment and resources for projects that directly benefit children, the elderly and adults and children with disabilities living in communities near Tesco stores in the UK. Projects previously funded include playground equipment, sensory gardens, holiday play schemes, luncheon clubs and day trips.
The Garfield Weston Foundation
Grants are available from The Garfield Weston Foundation of between £3,000 and £1million. They support a wide variety of good causes including: education, the arts, welfare, youth, community, environment, mental health, health, religion (especially church restoration) and others. For more information phone 02073 996565.
Youth Music often has funding available for youth music projects.
The Lefevre Trust
The Lefevre Trust has funding of up to £10,000 available to support innovative projects between young people in France and the UK. It enables young people to visit each other and work together. All groups are eligible to apply.
Young Roots provides grants of between £3,000 and £25,000 to involve 13- 25 year olds in finding out about their heritage, developing skills, building confidence and promoting community involvement. This could involve projects such as getting young people volunteering as wildlife recorders or involved in a community exhibition.
Youth in Action
Funding is available to help young people to discover Europe from Youth in Action. This includes Youth Exchanges, Youth Initiatives and Youth Democracy Projects, European Voluntary Service, Youth in the World and Youth Support Systems. For more information phone 0116 242 7400.
The Wessex Youth Trust
The Wessex Youth Trust has grants available (average of £2,500 to £5,000) for projects that help support and advance young people. Registered charities and self-help groups with charitable aims that work with young people are eligible. To find out more call 01508 571230.
The Rowing Foundation
The Rowing Foundation has funding available to aid and support young people (under 18 or still in full time education) and the disabled of all ages through participation in sport and games, particularly water sports. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Prince’s Trust Business Programme
The Prince's Trust Business Programme has low interest loans available of up to £4,000 for young people who want to start their own business. The young people must be 18- 30, unemployed or working less than 16 hours a week. As well as the loan there is free business support and access to a wide range of products and service.
'Think Big' is offering young people £300 of funding as well as training, support and mentoring from youth charities. The funding is to support projects by young people (13- 25) that have a positive impact on their community. For more information phone 0800 902 0250.