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Opportunities currently available for application: 

Youth Advisory Panel (YAP) Challenge Fund application:

Our panel of 10 young people is looking to fund up to £75,000 for a 2-to-3-year youth-focussed project for community organisations based in Wales or northeast England. 

The Youth Panel are interested in funding projects that use arts and cultural activity to:

  • improve the wellbeing of young people with poor mental health and/or

  • tackle the stigma around mental health conditions. 

All interested organisations should submit an expression of interest before 9am on 5th February 2018. 

Please read the Youth Advisory Panel Challenge Fund information pack before writing your expression of interest



Download our Information Pack here                                         Expression of interest form



Please note that we do not accept applications or requests for funding that fall outside the opportunities we announce.

We are currently in the middle of applications for a £1.8 million grant to improve the wellbeing of young women and girls through social action. We will announce details of the national lead partner and provide further information about how interested local organisations can get involved in April 2018. 

Upcoming opportunities are likely to include:

  •   Challenge fund open application: Up to 5 grants between £100,000 - £250,000. Selection criteria to be decided and fund launched in spring 2018.  

We will announce every opportunity as soon as it goes live on our website and via Twitter.