The National Lottery Community Fund - (Scotland) - Young Start

Summary

Young Start is a grants programme that distributes money from dormant bank accounts. They will support a wide range of projects for up to three years that will make children and young people aged 8 to 24 confident, healthy, connected or enterprising. They will fund work that achieves at least one of the following three outcomes: children and young people have better physical, mental and emotional wellbeing; children and young people have better connections with the wider community; children and young people get access to new skills and training opportunities which will help them to get a new job or start a business. The National Lottery Community Fund is the new name for the Big Lottery.


Fund details

Status:
Open
Type:
Grant
Source:
Lottery
When to apply:
There are no deadlines. They will make awards on a rolling basis.
Next deadline:
No deadline date
Charities only:
No
Website:
https://www.tnlcommunityfund.org.uk/funding/programmes/young-start
Email:
[email protected]
Phone:
0300 123 7110
How to apply
Get in touch to discuss your idea. You can email or call. If this funding is right for what you want to do, they will send you an application form to fill out.
Exclusions
They can’t fund: anything you spend money on before your activity starts; religious or political activities; items that mainly benefit one person; work with people living outside Scotland; curricular activity in schools.

Fund award sizes

Minimum:
£10,000
Maximum:
£100,000
Average:
No average provided
Annually awarded:
No annually awarded amount provided
Notes on award amounts:
Approximately £18M is available for three years from August 2018.

Organisation

Name:
The National Lottery Community Fund (Scotland)
Charity number:
not a charity
Website:
https://www.tnlcommunityfund.org.uk/funding/programmes?location=scotland
Email:
No funder email address
Phone:
0300 123 7110
Address:
Pacific House, 70 Wellington Street, Glasgow, G2 6UA

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Geographical Areas

  • Scotland

Activities

  • Advising and informing
  • Befriending and mentoring
  • Citizenship and community involvement
  • Education and Training
  • Employability services
  • Health care and wellbeing
  • Health education and promotion
  • Mental health care
  • Sport and physical activity
  • Recreation and social activities

Beneficiaries

  • Children
  • Economically/socially disadvantaged
  • Socially isolated people
  • Older people
  • Ill-health
  • Third sector organisations
  • Unemployed
  • Volunteers
  • Young people