Volunteering Youth Led Grants offering up to £2,000 now open!

Deadline: 30 July 2021.

The aim of the funding is to help young people to volunteer aged 14 – 25 to be more involved in community and voluntary organisations in their local community.

How much money can I apply for?
You can apply for the maximum grant of up to £2,000. This is the maximum amount of funding you are able to receive from the youth panel in the financial year 2021/22.

The Youth Bridgend Funding Group is made up of a group of young people aged 14 – 25 living in Bridgend County Borough and is funded by Welsh Government and Wales Council for Voluntary Action (WCVA). The panel members are supported by BAVO.

The funding was established to achieve a step change in youth volunteering for young people aged 14 – 25 in a variety of voluntary and community organisations throughout the UK. The funding’s purpose is to identify ways to engage more young people from disadvantaged and under-represented communities.

Who is eligible for the grant?
Projects must have a community benefit to the communities of Bridgend County Borough. The funding is to support young people aged 14 – 25 to volunteer in a variety of community organisations within Bridgend.

Funding priorities are as follows:

  • Funding is available to voluntary and community organisations that are legally constituted and want to empower young people to volunteer;
  • Organisations that are committed to listening to and working in partnership with young people;
  • Organisations will need to be constituted and have a bank account in the name of the organisation, which requires at least two signatures;
  • There is no minimum amount that can be applied for;
  • If groups want to apply for the maximum of £2,000 they may be asked to present their ideas to panel members;
  • Projects or groups that have applied before can reapply (whether or not they were successful) but their ideas must involve young volunteers.

Apply now!

Take a look at our funding guidelines here before completing application form

Download application form here

Please return completed application by emailing: volunteering@bavo.org.uk BY NO LATER THAN 30 July 2021.

For further details call BAVO, T: 01656 810400.

Funding needs to accounted for by 10 March 2022 and all receipts need to be
submitted by that date.

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