An update on funding available to charitable organisations looking to support young people through their work
The deadline for the current round of funding under the Transforming Lives Programme is 26 January 2007.
The Transforming Lives programme spends around £1.5 million each year to support organisations across the UK that:
- Work with young people aged 11-25 especially those who are marginalised.
- Have imaginative ideas for engaging young people in community life.
- Have a commitment to change.
The Camelot Foundation run four rounds of grant-making every year. Each round addresses a specific theme. This round’s theme is:
Tackling Prejudice: Working to reduce victimization and hate crime within and towards our priority groups
The priority groups targeted through this programme are:
- Young parents or those at risk of becoming young parents
- Young exiles, newly arrived in the UK
- Young people with mental health problems
- Young disabled people.
What can you apply for?
The Foundation will consider requests for:
- One-off grants.
- Pilot Projects.
- Project costs, salaries, running costs or management costs.
- Evaluation costs.
- Dissemination (costs of sharing your learning or influencing others).
A copy of the guidelines and an application form can be downloaded from the Camelot Foundation website.
Source: Camelot Foundation, 02/01/07