The National Lottery Community Fund - (Scotland) - Young Start
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.
Geographical areas funded: Scotland
- Type of funding:
- Type of cost:
- Capital, Revenue
Fund award sizes
Who can apply
Third sector organisations can apply to Young Start. This includes voluntary organisations, community groups, social enterprises, housing associations, sports organisations, co-operatives and charities.
When to apply
There are no deadlines. They will make awards on a rolling basis.
How to apply
Check the funder website for details on eligibility and contact the National Lottery Community Fund to discuss your idea.
Activites funded: Advice & information Befriending & mentoring Citizenship & community involvement Education & training Employability services Health care & wellbeing Health education & promotion Mental health care Sport & physical activity Recreation & social activities
Last reviewed 5 days ago