Fund title: Youth Endowment Fund: COVID-19 Grants

Focus of fund/fund aims:

Grants to help reach and support vulnerable children at risk of youth violence, and to learn the best ways to provide support under the current social distancing and stay-at-home guidelines

Application deadline:

3 June 2020

Fund description:

The Youth Endowment Fund’s new £6.5m COVID-19 grant round will fund and evaluate work which supports vulnerable young people at risk of youth violence, and that can be delivered whilst adhering to UK government social distancing and stay-at-home guidelines.

Grants are available to support and evaluate the effectiveness of digital and virtual support activities in reaching vulnerable children and preventing youth crime. Face-to-face activity that can be delivered whilst adhering to social-distancing guidelines can also be funded. The average grant is expected to be around £50,000.

Any legally-constituted organisation can apply including charities and social enterprises, businesses and public-sector organisations such as councils, schools, health services or police forces.

Further information: