Youth Social Action – #iwill
This is a fantastic opportunity for local groups to demonstrate the positive impact young people can have in their community if they are given a little support and encouragement – Sue Fortune
The Lincolnshire Community Foundation is open to receive applications to the #iwill campaign that offers grants of between £1,000 and £5,000 to groups working with young people between the ages of 10 and 20 years old (or 25 for young people with learning disabilities) living in Greater Lincolnshire.
We want to fund activities that encourage young people to get involved locally and that could have a positive impact on the wider community. Above all, they should have fun, make friends, try new things and develop new skills that make them want to continue being involved. Projects that incentivise young people will be considered (reward trips/vouchers etc) and they do not necessarily have to be led by a youth group. Theatre groups, resident led organisations, befriending schemes, arts projects etc can apply to deliver sessions in schools or the local community to engage with young people and can be for one off events. However, the fund will not cover general running costs for existing activity or large capital costs. Groups that have previously received funding are eligible to re-apply for further support.
Closing dates for receipt of applications are on 1 March, 1 June and 1 October 2018. Applicants will be notified within 4-6 weeks.
The fund is open to registered charities, constituted community groups and other charitable organisations, but statutory organisations aren’t eligible to apply.
For further information, or to have a chat about a prospective application or to obtain an application form, please contact Sue Fortune, Grants Director at the Lincolnshire Community Foundation – t. 01529 305825 firstname.lastname@example.org